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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
109 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Parking Available
Laundry
Housekeeping
24/7 Front Desk

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationHarvard University4 min walk
Popular LocationHarvard Square4 min walk
Popular LocationBoston University4 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)16 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 160 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Double Beds

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Harvard Square Hotel is in the city center and near the airport. Boston Harbor and Encore Boston Harbor are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Boston Common and Boston Public Garden. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Fenway Park, or consider Brighton Music Hall for a night out. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 4 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 4 min walk
  • Boston University - 4 min drive
  • Fenway Park - 8 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Boston Yawkey Station - 5 min drive
  • Harvard Square Station - 5 min walk
  • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Charlie's Kitchen - 1 min walk
  • The Red House - 1 min walk
  • Grendel's Den - 1 min walk
  • Peet's Coffee - 1 min walk
  • Harvest - 2 min walk

About this property

Harvard Square Hotel

Cambridge hotel in West Cambridge, walk to Harvard University
This smoke-free hotel features a coffee shop/café, self parking, and concierge services. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, and limo/town car service are onsite. All 73 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find premium bedding, hair dryers, and safes.
Harvard Square Hotel offers 73 accommodations with safes and designer toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 38 per night
  • Extended parking: USD 25 per night
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 1 coffee shop/café

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 19 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 38 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Tax ID - C0014470490
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-out is available
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings

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

Property is also known as

Harvard Hotel
Harvard Hotel Square
Harvard Square Hotel
Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge
Hotel Harvard
Hotel Harvard Square
Cambridge Harvard Square Hotel
Harvard Square Cambridge
Harvard Square Hotel Hotel
Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge
Harvard Square Hotel Hotel Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Harvard Square Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Harvard Square Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Harvard Square Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 38 per night. Extended parking is available for USD 25 per night.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–2:00 AM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in West Cambridge, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Harvard University and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University are also within 3 mi (5 km). Harvard Square Station is only a 5-minute walk and Central Square Station is 23 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Harvard Square Hotel

3.9
5 - Excellent
30
4 - Good
52
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
8
1 - Poor
1
4.3
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
4.0
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness

    Clean but small rooms. Poor ventilation - fan was on all night but room was still stuffy and warm. A lot of hallway noise and street noise early in morning. Thin walls: could hear my neighbor sneeze. Location is good, easily accessible to shops and transport.

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020