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Modern Cambridge hotel by the Charles River

Riverside retreat

This Cambridge hotel overlooks the Charles River and is adjacent to the CambridgeSide Galleria shopping center; Boston is across the river.

Literary events

The lobby serves as the social hub for the Hotel Marlowe, offering complimentary morning coffee, hosted nightly wine hours, and frequent book readings by prominent local authors.

Rooms with panache

Guestrooms have a playful mix of styles weaving rich golds, crimson reds and deep blues with details like plush velvet fabrics and high-end finishes.

Hotel Marlowe, a Kimpton Hotel Amenities

General

A wide, curving staircase leads to a second-floor reception area, with paintings by Vladimir Kush, blue-velvet sofas, and access to 9,000 square feet of meeting space. A business center with complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is also on the second floor.

Mountain bikes, as well as yoga kits with mats, and towels, can be borrowed from the front desk.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-out
  • Total number of rooms - 236
  • Multilingual staff
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9000
  • Wedding services
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Number of floors - 8
  • ATM/banking
  • Conference space size (meters) - 836
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Complimentary reception
  • Year Built 2003
  • 24-hour business center
  • Spa services on site
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • HDTV
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • iPod docking station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • LCD TV
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Dining

Bambara - Overlooking the Charles River, Bambara is furnished with deep-cushioned booths and high bar tables. Cuisine is American brasserie-style with an emphasis on creative seafood specialties, as well as an international selection of wines. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served weekdays, and brunch and dinner on weekends.

Room service is available 24 hours daily.

A patio is open for outdoor dining during warm weather.

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Recreation

The Hotel Marlowe offers a 24-hour fitness center with treadmills, weight machines, and a bike. Across the street is the Charles River Esplanade, with paved and unpaved trails ideal for jogging, walking, biking, and in-line skating. There is also kayaking on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Marlowe, a Kimpton Hotel Policies & Fees

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: Cash not accepted

Pets

Pets allowed

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Additional Details

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

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A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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