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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very Good
875 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Services
  • Laundry

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Explore the area

Popular LocationHarvard University11 min walk
Popular LocationHarvard Square11 min walk
Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)8 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)18 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private Bath)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private Bath)
  • Family Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsFamily Room
  • Single Room, Shared Bath

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bath
  • Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom
  • Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Irving House At Harvard is in the city center and near a metro station. Museum of Science and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at TD Garden, or consider Brighton Music Hall for a night out.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 11 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 11 min walk
  • Boston University - 8 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 8 min drive
  • Fenway Park - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Boston Yawkey Station - 5 min drive
  • Harvard Square Station - 11 min walk
  • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Darwin's LTD - 3 min walk
  • Mona Lisa - 3 min walk
  • Angelo's Pizza - 4 min walk
  • Broadsheet Coffee Roasters - 6 min walk
  • The Kirkland Tap & Trotter - 6 min walk

About this property

Irving House At Harvard

Colonial Cambridge bed & breakfast in Mid-Cambridge, near Harvard University
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Free breakfast (local cuisine), free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a computer station, and a library are onsite. All 44 rooms feature modern comforts like flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Guests will also find washers/dryers, free newspapers, and free local calls.
Irving House At Harvard offers 44 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and complimentary newspapers. 15-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
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

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Washer/dryer

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Terrace

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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 15-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Washer and dryer

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per day

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

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 day

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 - C0015050490.
  • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Harvard Irving House
Irving House
Irving House Harvard
Irving House Harvard B&B
Irving House Harvard B&B Cambridge
Irving House Harvard Cambridge
Irving House At Harvard Hotel Cambridge
Irving House At Harvard Cambridge
Irving House At Harvard Bed & breakfast
Irving House At Harvard Bed & breakfast Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Irving House At Harvard and receive a full refund?
Yes, Irving House At Harvard offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Irving House At Harvard cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Irving House At Harvard pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–7:00 AM.
What time is check-out at this bed & breakfast?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this bed & breakfast located?
Located in Mid-Cambridge, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Harvard University and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Kendall Square are also within 2 mi (3 km). Harvard Square Station is 11 minutes by foot and Central Square Station is 21 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Irving House At Harvard

4.1
Very Good
5 - Excellent
366
4 - Good
340
3 - Okay
107
2 - Mediocre
48
1 - Poor
14
4.5
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.0
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

    1/5

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

      4/5 Good

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

      Very convenient location. Walking dustance to subway and Harvard.

      Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

      5/5 Excellent

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

      Convenient to campus and charming with friendly and responsible staff.

      Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

      4/5 Good

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

      Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020