Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge

ex. Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138  show map
 2 stars
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Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 35 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Snack bar

Laundry
Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Overview

The 2-star business hotel Harvard Square offers a designer accommodation within easy reach of Boston University, which is about 30 minutes` walk. Founded in 1965, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2006.

Harvard Square Hotel lies in the center of Cambridge. A 10-minute walk to the center of Cambridge.

A museum and monuments are set within walking distance.

The hotel stands within 5 minutes of walking to JFK St @ Eliot St bus stop and 400 meters from Harvard Square subway station. Logan International airport is 15 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

Rooms at Harvard Square Hotel feature modern touches such as complimentary Wi-Fi, a laptop-compatible safe, television, a writing table and an iron with ironing board. Guests can make use of a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering American and Mexican dishes, Henrietta's Table is a 5-minute walk away.

Services

There are limousine and car rentals available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 35 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   73.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 5 years
Extra bed FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
6 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

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City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yawkey
    3.5 km
  • Back Bay
    4.8 km
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    300 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • The Red House (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
Parks
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site
    530 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73

Rooms and availability

Harvard Square Hotel photos Room
Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room, 2 Full Beds

Harvard Square Hotel photos Room
Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Harvard Square Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

  • Lavietes Center700 m

Museums

Universities, Institutes

  • Harvard University Housing Ofc200 m
  • Harvard University Reunion Ofc200 m
  • Harvard University Stdnt Empl300 m
  • Weston School of Theology400 m
  • Harvard Business School500 m
  • Yenghing Library700 m
  • Lesley College800 m

Underground stations

Public parking

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Porter Square1.8 km
    Cambridge, MA
  • Stata Center2.5 km
    Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
  • Charles River3.1 km
    Cambridge, MA
  • MIT Museum2.3 km
    265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
  • Fresh Pond Reservation2.6 km
    250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge

Near the hotel

  • Central Square100 m
    Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
  • Harvard Art Museums650 m
    485 Broadway, Cambridge
  • Harvard Museum of Natural History780 m
    26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
  • Cambridge Common1.0 km
    Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site530 m
    105 Brattle St, Cambridge
  • Arthur M. Sackler Museum650 m
    485 Broadway, Cambridge
  • Peabody Museum820 m
    Harvard University, Cambridge

Restaurants nearby

  • Henrietta's Table70 m

    Address: One Bennett St.
    Phone: 617 661 5005

    61% likes this, based on 226 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 53

  • Charlie's Kitchen60 m

    Address: 10 Eliot St
    Phone: 617-492-9646

    63% likes this, based on 109 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Contemporary
    Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 28

  • Harvest120 m

    Address: 44 Brattle St
    Phone: 617-868-2255

    70% likes this, based on 164 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 104

  • The Red House70 m

    Address: 98 Winthrop St
    Phone: +1 617-576-0605

    74% likes this, based on 110 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 45

  • Falafel Corner40 m

    Address: 8 1/2 Eliot St
    Phone: (617) 441-8888

    75% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73

Harvard Square Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Harvard Square Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 126 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Value
8.0
Rooms
6.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.0

    Lobby and corridors were very shabby and I was concerned when I checked in. The room was a pleasant suprise, though I had a corner room with great windows - not sure what other rooms are like. Room was very clean. It is an OK place to stay for business on a budget - no frills but economical - by Boston standards at least.

    The public spaces were rather grim.

  • Family with children
    8.0

    Wonderful staff. Extremely helpful

    Old, halls not clean, no exercise facilities

  • Family with children
    8.0

    Location right in the heart of shopping, dining and next to Harvard University.

    Rooms were a little small but comfortable.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Room clean and quiet.

    No real hotel lobby, bar, or breakfast room.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Location is this hotel's key feature. We did have nice views of the city. We were on the top floor with sweeping views. Free internet.

    Older, city hotel with very few amenities. Smaller rooms that could use some updating. Elevator was out of order one night and we came thru the basement and had to climb 5 flights after walking all over the city that day. Little things added up to make us unhappy for the high price that we paid. No breakfast, either.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Friendly staff and very helpful

    Floors smell bad (room was fine) - air fresheners everywhere.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The Hotel is very close to boston downtown.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Spotless, clean rooms with very polite, efficient and helpful staff. Excellent location.

  • Single
    7.4

    Great location.

    Problems getting bill and receipt at check-out. I had to call the hotel financial department to get an email copy of the bill the next day. The financial people were fine, but front desk people said that they would send me the email.

  • Single
    7.8

    The hospitality was great and the room quite.

    The room was cold

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The location was excellent for our visit. Because of our early arrival (6:00 am) I had booked the room for the previous night and it was available upon our arrival. Front desk was well staffed at all hours. Cab to airport at 5:30 am on Sunday morning was ready and waiting.Excellent service.

    Sound-proofing in the room was poor. Maybe because we stayed over a weekend and there were weddings in the area - it seemed that many of the party guests needed to talk (loudly) in the hotel corridors (i.e. outside our room) at midnight and one o'clock in the morning and I felt that ear-plugs would have been handy for a quiet nights uninterrupted sleep. Also the bath-tub in room 114 did not drain. so when taking a shower you were almost knee-deep in water.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The best aspect of the hotel is its great location right in Harvard Square. Our room was fairly tight, but still comfortable and had everything we needed. The free WiFi was much appreciated.

    Really everything was fine with the hotel, but it is definitely a bit dated; bathrooms vintage 1960's tiles and fixtures, the whole hotel pretty basic. Considering the price, though, not a problem.

  • Single
    10.0

    The internet is convenient, and the bed is comfortable.

    No breakfast is a bit disappointing.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    That it was in the middle of Harvard Square and Harvard University and thereby gave my son a feel of what college life was to some extent like

    No gym, restaurant

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Location, location, location. Everything was in within walking distance. Food, shopping, subway station and of course, the Harvard campus. Even though the room was tiny, it was cozy and clean, equipped with all the necessities, including an umbrella, that came handy during the rainy days we were there. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

How to reach hotel

hotel Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

Get directions
City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yawkey
    3.5 km
  • Back Bay
    4.8 km
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    300 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • The Red House (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
Parks
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site
    530 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73