Get an overview of this hotel3-star Colonial bed & breakfast, walk to Semitic Museum


Located in the heart of Cambridge, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Harvard Graduate School of Design and Semitic Museum. Harvard Square and Harvard University are also within 15 minutes.

Property Features

Coffee/tea in the lobby, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, a library, and free newspapers are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 44 rooms offer washers/dryers, free WiFi, and free newspapers. Free local calls, hair dryers, and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Colonial bed & breakfast also offers a library, a terrace, and multilingual staff. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Irving House At Harvard is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 44 
  • Year Built 1893 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.


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 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.

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.

Only service dogs are allowed

24-hour check-in

No elevators

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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