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The Kendall Hotel - Cambridge - Building
9.3 Excellent (1,338 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Cambridge, MA is a unique city with a lot of history. Nowhere offers an experience as unique as Cambridge quite like The Kendall Hotel at the Engine 7 Firehouse. Every room at The Kendall is inviting and comfortable. Each one is uniquely designed with an “American folk art” theme and beautiful Victorian style furniture. Every accommodation has a bathroom with a separate shower and tub. The bedding is soft and inviting and the bath amenities provide the comforts of home. Each room and suite also has individual heating and air conditions control and windows that open. Guests can begin every morning with a breakfast buffet. For lunch and dinner, guests can dine at The Black Sheep Restaurant and Bar which serves American style dishes with a fine dining flair. The décor follows the theme of the rooms with the added touch of fireman regalia. The lighting is warm, with natural lighting that is just as inviting as the food. The Rooftop Retreat as a 24-hour business center and a Wine Hour every evening in addition to a beautiful view of the Cambridge skyline. This hotel is perfect for those who want to hit the town and explore all the Cambridge and Boston have to offer. Located near great public transport and beautiful scenery for a stroll, guests will be able to take in the scholarly history of Cambridge due to its proximity to both MIT as well as Harvard. For the ultimate American getaway, guests will find everything their looking for at The Kendall Hotel at the Engine 7 Firehouse.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We went for the 4th of July holiday and felt so comfortable in the small and warmly decorated hotel. Being such a crowded weekend, we never felt overwhelmed due to the hotel being near MIT and no school in session over the summer.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel, a former firehouse, has a beautiful feel. The very opposite of a cookie cutter chain hotel. The staff were very friendly, and the room was large and comfortable.
Cons: The location, in the center of Kendall Square, is difficult to park in. The hotel does have a small underground lot (which is great) but the fit is right. Despite a warning from front desk staff, we still managed to nick the front bumper...
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, great location, Wi-Fi hotspot in every room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: As an old firehouse, this hotel has great character and is a nice respite from typical chain hotels. The breakfast was excellent and afternoon wine was a nice touch. This hotel provides a wonderful experience for guests and is a very good value.
Cons: Parking was very tight
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: They called and cancelled room on me even though I was given a confirmation number - at 8:30 pm the night of check in! I had to try and find a room standing on the street corner - totally unacceptable.
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel - Cambridge - Building
9.1 Excellent (1,698 reviews)
Overview Reviews
An alluring courtyard with an interactive celestial sculpture welcomes guests to our storybook getaway on the Charles River. While Kimpton Marlowe emphasizes luxury and lavish style, it also links the intellectual and innovative spirit of Boston and Cambridge. Guests attend to the mind, body and soul in rooms that feature deep hues and (often) sensational views; thoughtful amenities place a focus on staying fit, pampered and well-fed—thanks to Bambara Kitchen + Bar—while in our care.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Super location Lovely scent in lobby Great staff - upstairs and down
Cons: 10am breakfast end. Went for a morning run so ended up at food court next door.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Friendly reception, wine happy hour, free bikes, big room, comfy beds.
Cons: I cannot think of anything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect, like every minute of my stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. Starting with the deco going from the confortable rooms and ending with the amazing food.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: We like the Marlowe but their prices vary by hundreds of dollars from day to day.
Cons: Need better lighting in the rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff consistently demonstrates EXCELLENT customer service
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Incredibly different. So much positive energy in a very clean, very comfy environment. N/
Cons: N/A
9.7 Excellent
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Usual Kimton whimsy. Great attention to guests’ needs.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Best sleep of my life
7.4 Good
Pros: Proximity to river and adjacent to mall. Convenient for getting less expensive breakfasts - au pain dunkin donuts.......
Cons: Housekeeping for room was so so
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and service was very good.
Mary Prentiss Inn - Cambridge - Building
9.1 Excellent (326 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Mary Prentiss Inn in Cambridge, you'll be in the historical district, within a 5-minute drive of Semitic Museum and Harvard Square. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely, friendly and perfectly located between Harvard Square and Porter Square.
The Charles Hotel - Cambridge - Bedroom
9.0 Excellent (1,186 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Charles Hotel in Cambridge provides the intellectual elite with a rustic New England respite complete with modern luxuries from around the globe. Decorated in a minimalist Shaker style, the rooms contain luxuries that will impress even the most sophisticated adventurer. From in-mirror televisions in the bathroom to Bose audio, the rooms are outfitted with technology straight from Silicon Valley. The Charles offers King and Deluxe Queen Guest Rooms, along with four suite layouts ranging from 475 sq feet suites to the sprawling 1,100 square feet Presidential suite. These plush luxuries combine with a location at the heart of Cambridge, Harvard Square. A short jaunt from the doors of the hotel, guests can enjoy eclectic shops, quaint restaurants, indie bookstores, and boutique shopping. Because of the location, the Charles offers parents of Harvard students a special rewards club rewards that culminates in a free and guaranteed room during their child’s commencement. For guests not wishing to leave the property, the Charles offers guests four onsite dining options. Henrietta’s Table serves farm-to-table dishes, while Benedetto has crafted an elite and romantic atmosphere serving handmade pasta dishes. Late night drinks are served at the hotel’s two bars: Regatta bar, a jazz club, and the Noir, a cocktail lounge inspired by the golden age of Hollywood. Patrons can also enjoy pampering at the hotel’s full service salon and spa, Cobru. The Charles provides a state of the art fitness club to all guests, including group fitness classes and a Kids Club. The Charles has succeeded in creating an atmosphere that is both posh and unpretentious making it the perfect lodgings for everyone, from the business traveler to the family dropping their eldest off at Harvard.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent service and superior restaurant. Very friendly staff who facilitated the check in and out as well as the luggage. I was in and out many times with my 7 year old grandson and he was always greeting with a smile. My daughter belongs to your health club and so they are used to going to your hotel. Overall, a well located, efficient and very quiet hotel.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: The Charles is a perfect place to stay in Cambridge. It is well located, well designed with contemporary clean lines but still warm, and the Rialto is a fabulous restaurant in the hotel. We had a corner room which was quite spacious which we really appreciated as we were staying multiple nights.
9.4 Excellent
Cons: The room was very drafty near the windows- lots of cold air coming in
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Location was excellent. The room was very nice and comfortable. Excellent farm to table restaurant and bar.
Cons: Although they had a parking garage, the elevator to the lobby was out of order so you had to take the stairs and the stairs lead to outside the front entrance. Very inconvenient if carrying any bags from the car and also because of sub-zero temps that weekend. Also no in and out access for self parking at $40 per night. If you leave you have to pay again.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Everything is within walking distance as I enjoyed a glorious autumn afternoon. I browsed endless rows of books at the Coop, watched rowers glide along the Charles River and ran stairs at Harvard Stadium while the football team engaged in a spirited practice. When I returned to the hotel, the room smelled great. They must have a special scent. I enjoyed the organic soap, shampoo and lotion that came with the room. Henrietta's Table is great for breakfast / brunch, and I highly recommend The Harvest for dinner. A very nice stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was great with excellent service and nice trait ants around in the plaza
5.4 Okay
Pros: Well decorated rooms. Convenient to Harvard square
Cons: Officious front desk staff. Being told they couldn't change our departure and charges despite a family emergency because it was our fault we used a third party reservation service. Being told entirely dissimilar rooms were the same. Smelly comforter covered by clean sheets. No coffee maker in room. Ice available only on request from room service.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The Charles Hotel is centrally located in Cambridge, so it's very easy to get around the town. We walked wherever we needed to go and got there quickly and easily. The hotel has several dining options and an actual fitness club, not just a room with some cardio equipment and universal equipment. The wifi works well and the staff were all very helpful. It's pretty expensive to stay here, but we found a good deal on one of the discount hotel sites. I'd return in a heart beat.
6.0 Good
Pros: Great location near the center of Harvard Square. Rialto is an excellent restaurant. Regatta Bar is great if you like jazz.
Cons: Hotel is in need of renovation. New England shabby-chic means it's just a basic hotel in terms of cleanliness and room amenities. Bathrooms are seriously dated and in need of complete redo. Service levels are mediocre. Business center is a joke (1 computer and an attached printer). Prices are very high: you are paying for the location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One great thing about Harvard Square is the high energy and bustle, especially when school is in session. What makes The Charles so perfect is that it is a tranquil respite right on the edge of all the happenings.
Prospect Place B&B - Cambridge - Bedroom
10.0 Excellent (15 reviews)
Kitty House near Harvard Square - Cambridge - Building
8.9 Excellent (152 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Spacious 4B Harvard Apartment is located in Cambridge and offers a garden and a terrace. The property features garden views and is 1.8 miles from John F. Kennedy Park. The apartment includes 4 bedrooms, a bathroom, a seating area, and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free speed-wifi are offered. Harvard Square is 2.1 miles from Spacious 4B Harvard Apartment, while Brattle Theatre is 2.2 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Logan Airport, 10 miles from the accommodation.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, quiet, lots of amenities (full kitchen, laundry in the house, wifi, free parking, living room, etc.), private, safe/secure, great service. Kitty made us feel very comfortable, and exceeded our expectations. I can't think of anything I didn't like even with the shared bathroom, which was always available, clean and stocked. Anyone who rents this place will not be disappointed.
Cons: None
Porter Square Hotel - Cambridge - Building
8.8 Excellent (945 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Porter Square Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Cambridge, just steps away from the MBTA Red Line train. We are easily accessible to colleges and universities in the area. Lesley College is only a 2-minute walk away! The campuses of Harvard University, Tufts University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are within a 3-mile radius of the hotel. If youre looking to stay here while you check out the many cultural attractions that Cambridge has to offer, the museums in the hotels vicinity include Harvard Museum of Natural History, the MIT Museum, and the Museum of Science, all within a 20-minute trip from the hotels front door. Taking a day trip into downtown Boston one may have interest in visiting the sites. Were a quick 20-minute train ride from the famous Boston Common, and the start of the Freedom Trail. Those with an artistic interest, The Museum of Fine Arts and the Institute of Contemporary Art are within a 5-mile drive of the hotel.Our rooms are equipped with 48 inch flat-screen Smart TV's, Wi-Fi, comfortable bathrobes, slippers, and all the other amenities one would expect while traveling. The suites have a separate living area with an additional 48 inch flat-screen Smart TV, comfortable couches or chairs, a desk, and closet for all your long term, or business stay needs. Those looking to indulge in even more relaxation can do so in our lovely courtyard (opening in Spring 2017). We provide 24-hour service from our front desk concierge, and valet teams. The experienced staff are well versed in the direct neighborhood as well as the many attractions we have around Cambridge and Boston metro areas. They can suggest the best of restaurants and bars in the area as well as providing you with travel directions. The hotel is a quick 30-minute ride on the Red Line from South Station, and Logan International Airport is 8 miles away.
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: What hotel has TWIN BEDS?! Huge disappointment. Would not recommend
7.7 Good
Pros: Convenient Quiet Comfortable Had all essentials without superfluous luxury Unfortunately cafe/restaurant was not open yet
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Staff was extremely friendly
Cons: Water for shower did not heat up in the morning- was forced to take a lukewarm shower. Did eventually heat up before my girlfriend took a shower.
6.2 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: No desk. Stains on sheet.
Overview Reviews
Experience a refreshing getaway at Residence Inn Boston Cambridge. Relax and recharge in expansive apartment-style hotel accommodations with fully equipped kitchens, separate living spaces and a thoughtful collection of modern amenities. Gear up for a full day of business or sightseeing with a free breakfast buffet, serving delectable healthy and hearty options just steps from your suite. Explore a compelling collection of nearby attractions, including the Museum of Science, Boston, the Freedom Trail, Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum, Fenway Park, Harvard University and MIT. Host successful meetings, conferences and corporate events for up to 100 attendees in versatile event spaces. Punctuate a satisfying day of business or exploration by stopping by The Residence Inn Mix™ social event, available three nights per week. With complimentary Wi-Fi, a convenient hotel Market and well-equipped fitness center, Residence Inn Boston Cambridge has everything you need for a relaxing extended stay in a historic city.
7.7 Good
Pros: Clean, nice front desk, comfortable bed
Cons: The location doesn't lend itself to late night meals. Most everything nearby is closed. The shower head has low pressure
Hotel Veritas - Cambridge - Bedroom
8.8 Excellent (454 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Hotel Veritas places you in the heart of Cambridge, within a 10-minute walk of Harvard Square and Harvard University. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: room was very clean, bathroom and shower were great. I loved the balcony. Check in/out was quick and simple. Hotel staff was very nice and accommodating.
Cons: The room at night was unbearably hot. Tried to turn down the heat, that didn't work. It was so hot I even tried to turn on the AC.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, great complimentary coffee, good outlets in the room, nice room and very clean. Also an awesome location near Harvard Square. Would definitely stay there again.
Cons: Would have been nice if there was a small gym.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Heated bathroom floors, reading lights above bed.
Cons: No gym.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, location, location....
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Nice boutique hotel. Incredibly friendly staff. I loved the high-quality coffee available 24/7 (Nespresso, not K-cups!). Also, water, orange juice, and soda available anytime for no charge.
Harding House - Cambridge - Building
8.9 Excellent (104 reviews)
Boston Marriott Cambridge - Cambridge - Building
8.7 Excellent (1,809 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Boston Marriott Cambridge is designed for the savvy traveler, with an unparalleled hotel location in vibrant downtown Cambridge's Kendall Square, recently redesigned guest rooms and suites and a host of fantastic amenities. Whether you're visiting for work or for play, you'll be delighted with exceptional perks like a 24-hour fitness center, an exclusive M Club Lounge, a signature restaurant and bar serving quintessential American cuisine in a welcoming, relaxed environment and an on-site Starbucks® coffee house. We also boast nearly 13,000 square feet of sophisticated event space, making our 4-star hotel a perfect destination for a business gathering, wedding or social event. Our hotel guests will have no trouble exploring the best of the surrounding area; we're located near Harvard Square, MIT University and many top-tier dining, shopping and entertainment options. In addition, we're situated just two subway stops away from downtown Boston. Indulge in a 4-star experience at Boston Marriott Cambridge.
5.7 Okay
Pros: The location.
Cons: They offered none of the amenities that typically are offered free at any other hotel I have stayed in. Very low value for the top money they ask for. I won't be staying there again on my next trip to Cambridge.
7.4 Good
Pros: Convenient location. Clean room. Very helpful and pleasant staff.
Cons: It's shocking that for the price you pay for a room at a Marriott that Wi-Fi or wired Internet connectivity is not free. Really? Bathroom vanity was very small, too small for two people to be getting ready at the same time. The under-mounted bathroom sink wasn't installed under the granite, vanity top correctly...surprisingly low build quality or QA, again, for the price of a room at a Marriott.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location to the T- able to access the whole city from the hotel
Cons: Room was small for price
6.5 Good
Pros: wait staff in Champions was very good
Cons: shortage of drawer space. lighting was awkward. bathroom was poorly laid out. amenities were not very good
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Close proximity to T stop is ideal.
Cons: Bed was lumpy, hot water in sink was dangerously scalding.
6.6 Good
Pros: Nice view, good shower, renovated lobby
Cons: Room was old and unremarkable
9.3 Excellent
Pros: I was very pleasantly surprised at the overall professionalism and courtesy of the staff. The location cannot be beat if you're visiting MIT.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: All very clean. Great view. Great location
Cons: 1. Only one drawer 2. No desk or desk chair 3. Lighting was strange. 4. No "instruction" sheet.
Overview Reviews
Ideally nestled in the heart of East Cambridge, this stylish and contemporary new hotel will exceed all of your expectations. Although you won’t want to leave once you settle in, our convenient location and proximity to the Lechmere ‘T’ stop (Boston's subway system) will entice you to experience the unique ‘squares’ and neighborhoods of Cambridge, downtown Boston and beyond. Destinations include Harvard, MIT, the Seaport District, TD Garden, Faneuil Hall, Fenway Park, Copley Square and so much more. Each of our 123 smart and thoughtfully designed guest rooms and suites are built for the savvy traveler looking for comfort and productivity. Each room features free wi-fi, flexible work space, a mini refrigerator and microwave, as well as a 39-inch LED flat-screen TV. Enjoy a nightly visit to our on-site Lobby Bar & Lounge featuring hand-crafted cocktails and lighter fare. Whether travelling for business or leisure, our professional staff looks forward to hosting your next stay in Cambridge.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice breakfast included Located near most attractions Clean Friendly staff Self parking
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, amazing breakfast and close to the transit!! Definitely would stay here again!!
9.7 Excellent
Pros: - Huge selection of complementary breakfast - Convenient location - Flat screen TV - Nice, clean, and cozy room - Gym with TVs - Free unlimited hot chocolate/coffee/tea in the lobby
Cons: - $40/night parking
8.2 Excellent
Pros: The place is clean, incredibly helpful and friendly staff, upgraded and modern hotel, tvs are really nice
Cons: The cleaning products smell or residue is so strong. Made my eyes water and burn and inside of nose burn. The staff were very kind and moved me to another room. But smell and chemicals still there. Kept window open entire stay. Also, parking is $35.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: Why can I not include my Marriott rewards number in the Kayak reservation?
Le Méridien Boston Cambridge - Cambridge - Building
8.6 Excellent (1,613 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Anchoring the renowned University Park at MIT, Le Méridien Cambridge-MIT stands amidst an area legendary for its infrastructure of invention. The Boston/Cambridge area is a cultural capital of the US including world-renowned music ensembles like The Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Handel and Haydn Society, in addition to hundreds of museums, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science and the Children's Museum. Le Méridien Cambridge-MIT's elegant guest rooms and suites offer a place of luxurious sanctuary and unmatched comfort.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Extremely nice facilities. Sharp hotel. Fantastic location / proximity to attractions
7.7 Good
Pros: Staff were fantastic
Cons: Construction going on in the lobby Lamps were ragged and stain on the sofa
7.1 Good
Pros: Staff was nice. Location is terrific for quick access to Cambridge/MIT
Cons: Beds only so-so and pillows not great. Bathroom fixtures and amenities are also just okay. Walls are thin. Used to think of Meridien as an upscale brand, but this is just an average hotel.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location. Right next to MIT and Novartis.
Cons: 1) The temperature in the breakfast room was a bit COLD. It is a large room and one entire side is windows. I visited in mid-November. I wonder what it is like when winter sets in. 2) The water pressure in my shower was on the low side. 3) The fan in the climate control is noisy.
6.0 Good
Pros: I loved the housekeeper on my floor, she was amazing!
Cons: The snobs at the front desk. They did not make me feel like a guest, a customer at best.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic Staff and accomodations. Great access to the T and Boston.
5.4 Okay
Cons: Expensive and smell of Chinese or thai or some sort of food as soon as you enter the hotel
6.2 Good
Pros: Room's are well furnished and clean Bed was above average comfort
Cons: Lobby is ugly, even without construction Nothing stands out about the hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very beautiful and comfy rooms.
Cons: nothing
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing
Cons: They overbooked me and told me the day of.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were so helpful, they accommodated all of our needs, room service was great, a bit pricey but the breakfast was good. Overall our stay was amazing. We have stayed before and came back because the motel is spotless the beds are clean and cloud like. We will be back again.
6.5 Good
Pros: itsclean and staffs are nice and friendly
Cons: there was a baby and his parents livimg in the next room.the toddler was crying whole night so i could not rrst or sleep after a lomg flight there should be a separate floor for families with kids.
Whitman House - Cambridge
9.4 Excellent (19 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Experience a new way to hotel at the AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cambridge. A hotel with 150 thoughtfully designed guest rooms and over 4,500 sq. ft. of dynamic meeting space. Located in North Cambridge’s Discovery Park, enjoy the convenience of the Alewife T Station, a 10 minute walk from the hotel. AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cambridge was built from the ground up with a visionary spirit and a designers’ eye. An experience designed to give you the essentials of a beautiful stay from the European inspired continental breakfast to the buzz of the AC Lounge with signature cocktails and tapas. Take a moment of pause to unpack and explore a new way to hotel in the guest rooms. Unwind in a sleek and modern atmosphere with flexible work spaces. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and a 51-inch LED flat screen internet TV perfect for streaming Netflix and Hulu. Take advantage of the 24/7 fitness facility with state of the art cardio equipment and free weights. Also enjoy the heated salt water infused pool.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We had the best service we've ever had at a hotel. The front desk staff, manager, and doorman were so kind and went out of their way to help us. The food was very good and the restaurant staff was excellent.
6.0 Good
Pros: Clean new
Cons: Noisy at night walls are thin
8.2 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is modern in design, with Euro-style bathrooms. Once you discover how the lights are turned on and off, everything is fine. We had a nice dinner in the bar. The staff are very pleasant. There is a bike-pedestrian trail (Minuteman Commuter Bikeway) nearby if you want to have a pleasant walk. Also, it's a short walk (equivalent to about 2-3 blocks) to the Alewife Station of the Red Line. It is only 3 stops to Harvard Square and also the Red Line will take you to downtown Boston among other places. There are few restaurants or shops in the immediate vicinity but we had a good dinner in the hotel bar. It does not serve lunch, however. For lunch, I suggest taking the Red Line (3rd stop) to Harvard Yard area, which has many good restaurants, shops, and museums. They do sell packaged sandwiches and other packaged lunch items in the hotel.
Cons: There is construction underway (Oct 2018) and since the office park is being built out, it's possible construction will be a feature for a while to come. The pile driving and other construction activities were kept to 7am to 4pm so it was not a problem sleeping at night. However, if you are going to be hanging around the hotel in the daytime, it can be obnoxious. Also, it can be a little difficult to find this hotel, which is right along the expressway. There are few shops or restaurants in the vicinity but it is a short walk (equivalent of about 3 blocks) to the Alewife Station on the Red Line, so very easy to get into Harvard Square area, where there are great restaurants, shops and museums.
Cambridge Smart House - Cambridge - Bedroom
8.6 Excellent (187 reviews)
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Love the room with its own bath. Comfortable. Like the homey feel, Kitchen great.
Cons: The walls are thin....this is a renovated house not a hotel. Could hear person snoring in the room beside me.
Sheraton Commander Hotel - Cambridge - Building
8.7 Excellent (76 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The award-winning Sheraton Commander Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts offers a prime gateway location from which to explore one of America’s greatest historic regions. The boutique hotel blends modern luxury with classic elegance and artful details. Rooms are thoughtfully decorated, and immaculately clean, with boutique flare and aesthetic design. All rooms include a bathtub with spray jets, separate shower, bathrobe, air conditioning, a television, coffee maker, complimentary bottled water, and a work space. Guests have the option of ordering a buffet breakfast each morning. Room service is available daily. Signature on-site restaurant, Nubar, serves spectacular classic New England-style cuisine in a cozy, boutique setting. Nubar features a bar and a dining room, and offers a menu which reflects the eclectic Harvard Square culture. An onsite fitness center and other nearby activities are available for guests to partake in. There is a biking trail and golf course nearby. Kayaking, sailing, bowling, and skiing are all available within driving distance. With its rich historic appeal, guests are encouraged to explore the greater Cambridge area. Some of the main popular local attractions are Paul Revere’s House, Harvard Square, New England Aquarium, and Quincy Market. All are within driving distance from the hotel. Other onsite amenities include room service, car rental, vending machines, concierge desk, valet dry-cleaning, a beauty shop, a gift shop, ATM, foreign exchange, and safe deposit boxes from the front desk. Explore one of the USA’s most historic landmark towns in style at the Sheraton Commander Hotel.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: stayed here many times, very convenient to red line, harvard square, etc. rooms nice, clean , quiet.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We happened to have a bathroom with a walk in shower. We have no special needs but it was a lovel perk.
Royal Sonesta Boston - Cambridge - Building
8.5 Excellent (3,565 reviews)
Overview Reviews
One of the first features a guest will notice about the Royal Sonesta Boston hotel is the location, which provides views of the Charles River. The hotel features modern design and conference capabilities, and has become one of the top rated hotels in the city of Boston, Massachusetts with a Four Diamond Award from AAA. The hotel features 400 guestrooms and suites. Each of the rooms offers views of the river, as well as the skylines of Boston and Cambridge. All of the rooms at the hotel are non-smoking, as well. Some of the types of amenities found in the rooms include clock radios, irons and ironing boards, electronic safes, and complementary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. The hotel itself offers a range of features that help to make it a good place to stay. It has a large art collection by many popular contemporary artists. In addition, there is a fitness center at the hotel that allows guests to stay in shape with high-quality equipment. Car services are available through the concierge, parking is available nearby, and there are dog-friendly rooms available. Those who are staying at the hotel will have access to several on-site options. They can head to the ArtBar, Restaurant dante, Studio, the hotel’s coffee shop, and Studio Express, which is delivery right to the room. Some of the eateries in the area include Catalyst Café, Helmand Restaurant, and The Friendly Toast. Guests who stay at the hotel will discover they are only a short distance from locations such as Harvard Square, Inman Square, and more.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: The Royal Sonesta Boston was a great hotel. I especially liked the balcony in my river facing room. It looked like the Cambridge-Facing side did not get balconies. Their in-house dining experience, while more expensive than some other hotels in-house dining options, offered a great ambiance. Loved that I was able to get a self-park rate included in my hotel rate.
Cons: The express breakfast option was more limited than I had hoped but still more than satisfactory. The bathroom was also a little weirdly laid out. The door kept banging into the shower curtain rod, which made it somewhat uncomfortable to use the toilet
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Was here on business but wished I had taken a day to just relax. Right on the Charles, beautiful setting, close to everything.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: The front desk staff was friendly and expedient. Great location, right on the water -- excellent running trails. All rooms have waterfront views. My room was clean, comfortable, and updated. There are set taxi rates from the hotel to the airport -- so be sure you get the negotiated fare!
Cons: Art Bar had slow service -- I would recommend leaving the property to eat.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked both restaurants inside. It was very clean. The staff were amazing. It was a great experience.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We had a meeting there and the staff went above and beyond to help us with our special requests and last minute changes
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Everything was modern looking and a great location
Cons: Too pricy for a thursday night
8.0 Excellent
Pros: clean, modern, gym was big and pool too
Cons: i could hear the toilet of the next door room, it was hot and the fan i got was too noisy
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff Goog location Goodl value
Cons: Everything
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Vast lobby area, well decorated, good options for food and drink. Reasonable pricing for the room itself, as well as for
Cons: The guest room was a bit small
8.2 Excellent
Pros: the staff
Cons: late cleaning
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, Warm, nice rooms and great staff. I would stay there again.
Cons: No negatives.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: great dining on the riverfront. Friendly staff
Cons: Food and beverage excellent. Would be nice if they had more vegan/vegetarian choices.
Irving House At Harvard - Cambridge - Building
8.5 Excellent (859 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Irving House At Harvard, you'll be centrally located in Cambridge, just a 4-minute walk from Semitic Museum and 11 minutes by foot from Harvard Square. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Love the 24 hour access, the free parking, The super clean rooms and breakfast area
Cons: Easy to hear people in other rooms
6.2 Good
Pros: Location, home-like.
Cons: Price indicated when booking did not match actual price. Room was oppressively hot, and too small for a queen sized bed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Was located in the heart of Harvard...very nice people working at the B&B
Cons: Was a little loud but expected since a B&B
6.2 Good
Pros: Near T stop Good price --Overall it got the job done for a business trip, but I would choose a corporate hotel chain for the same price next time.
Cons: Cold and noisy room because of not tight windows Not efficiently run or professional Breakfast was corporate continental breakfast, not a "bed and breakfast" breakfast Greeted at the front door like I didn't belong, but other than that one staff person, others were nice Trouble with providing receipts for business travel