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Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Two Double Beds
273 square feet • Max Occupancy: 4 adults
Includes: Free Wireless Internet
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Executive Studio Suite, 1 King Bed

One King Bed
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Cambridge Suite

One King and One Sofa Bed
Max Occupancy: 4 adults
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One King Bed
273 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Stylish Cambridge hotel near Harvard Square

1 block to cafés/shops

This Cambridge hotel is located in the heart of Harvard Square's cafes, shops, and entertainment, and is two blocks from Harvard University and two miles from downtown Boston.

Focus on fitness

An on-site health club at The Charles Hotel has an indoor pool and spa tub, several floors of exercise equipment, and fitness classes; the Corbu Spa and Salon and ice rink are also featured.

Tech and tradition

The Charles Hotel's 294 Shaker-style guestrooms feature originally commissioned artwork, Bose Wave® radios, and Séura "in mirror" bathroom televisions. A turndown service can be provided on request.

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The Overview

Located in the heart of Harvard Square, The Charles Hotel is 2.5 miles from downtown Boston. The 10-story hotel, updated in 2009, features modern conveniences while maintaining its original New England charm.

The hotel offers a lively jazz club; four restaurants, each offering regional cuisine; 15 state-of-the-art business and conference rooms; and banquet rooms available for weddings and business functions.

A 54-foot square indoor ice rink is just outside the front door. The Corbu Spa and Salon offers a range of skin, hair and beauty treatments. Additional amenities include an indoor pool, 24-hour business center, parking garage, and childcare services are available. (Children have access to the indoor pool during select times only and must be accompanied by an adult.)

Guests of The Charles Hotel enjoy complimentary admission to an on-site health club which features a lap pool, weight room, group fitness classes, personal trainers The health club also offers Kid's swim hours. The hotel offers complimentary bike rentals during the warmer months and an outdoor ice-skating rink in the winter months.

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Spa services on site
  • Video library
  • Spa tub
  • Health club
  • Nightclub
  • Self parking
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Ski storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Security guard
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Banquet facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Library
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Event catering
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Cell phone/mobile rental
  • Secretarial services
  • Translation services
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Patio
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Express check-out
  • Total number of rooms - 294
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Hair salon
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 1672
  • Beauty services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Full-service health spa
  • Technology support staff
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 15
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 18,000
  • Smoke-free property
  • Steam room
  • Technology helpdesk
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
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Connect

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet


Parking

Parking (surcharge), Self parking, Valet parking (surcharge), Parking garage


The Room
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Premium TV channels
  • HBO
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
  • HDTV
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Minibar
  • In-room safe
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Slippers
  • DVD player
  • Plasma TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
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The Eats

Rialto Restaurant - James Beard award-winning chef/owner celebrates regional Italian cuisine interpreted with New England ingredients at Rialto restaurant.

Regattabar Jazz Club - A Cambridge hot spot for live jazz with a line-up of national and international artists performing on Tuesday and Saturday nights. The Regattabar Jazz Festival is held between January and May. Guests enjoy a full bar and light menu of appetizers and sandwiches.

Noir Bar - Located in the lobby. A warm, sophisticated bar with 1940s ambience serves classic cocktails, signature drinks, and a menu including late-afternoon or late-night appetizers. Patio seating during warmer months.

Henrietta's Table - Serves classic New England dishes using local, organic ingredients. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, supper. Brunch is also served on Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant also has a full bar and opens an outdoor café in the summer.

Pronto - Stop by for a speedy breakfast, lunch, or mid-afternoon snack of hearty Italian take-out fare.

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Out and About

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

  • Boating nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ice skating on site
  • Swimming on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
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Mind and Body
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sports massage
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Roll-in shower
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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Pack your pet

Pets allowed


You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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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We Should Mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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