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Le Méridien Boston Cambridge

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Overview of Le Méridien Boston Cambridge

Le Méridien Boston Cambridge

4.0 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology2 min walk
  • Popular LocationHarvard University17 min walk
  • Popular LocationCharles River Esplanade8 min drive
  • AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)18 min drive

Room options

About this area


Le Méridien Boston Cambridge is located in Cambridgeport, a neighborhood in Cambridge, and is near a metro station. Kendall Square is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Charles River Esplanade and Boston Common. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Fenway Park. With kayaking and sailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water. Guests love the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Central Square Station is 6 minutes by foot.

What's nearby

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 2 min walk
  • Harvard University - 17 min walk
  • Kendall Square - 17 min walk
  • Charles River Esplanade - 8 min drive
  • Boston University - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Boston Yawkey Station - 4 min drive
  • Central Square Station - 6 min walk
  • Logan International Airport (BOS) - 19 min drive


  • Miracle of Science - 2 min walk
  • Toscanini's - 2 min walk
  • Naco Taco - 3 min walk
  • Craigie on Main - 3 min walk
  • Veggie Galaxy - 3 min walk

About this property

Le Méridien Boston Cambridge

4-star hotel revitalized in 2018 and located near Harvard University
Close to Boston University, Le Méridien Boston Cambridge provides a garden, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar. The onsite French cuisine restaurant, Amuse, features light fare. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a gym and a 24-hour business center.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), multilingual staff, and luggage storage
  • A porter/bellhop, an elevator, and wedding services
  • Meeting rooms, a 24-hour front desk, and a ballroom
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the overall value and proximity to public transit
Room features
All 210 rooms offer comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as perks like free WiFi and safes.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 37-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and desks


English, French, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour offsite parking within 0.1 mi (USD 40 per day)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: USD 26.00-50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • Amuse

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height door lock
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Low-height view port in door
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Transfer shower
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Renovated entire property - March 2018
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 50 per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 26.00 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: USD 40 per day (0.1 mi away; open 24 hours)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 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

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 - C0015890491
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
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

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
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Meridien Cambridge-MIT
Meridien Hotel Cambridge-MIT
Cambridge Le Meridien
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Frequently asked questions

Is Le Méridien Boston Cambridge pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a deposit of USD 50 per night and a fee of USD 150 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at Le Méridien Boston Cambridge?

As of Dec 10, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Le Méridien Boston Cambridge on Dec 24, 2022 start from $119.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

What time is check-in at Le Méridien Boston Cambridge?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Le Méridien Boston Cambridge?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is Le Méridien Boston Cambridge located?

Located in Cambridgeport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Kendall Square. Fenway Park and Charles River Esplanade are also within 2 mi (3 km). Central Square Station is 6 minutes by foot and Kendall-MIT Station is 15 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Le Méridien Boston Cambridge and receive a full refund?

Yes, Le Méridien Boston Cambridge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Le Méridien Boston Cambridge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 10 - Excellent. 604 out of 1002 reviews" "
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Rating 8 - Good. 292 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 29%
Rating 6 - Okay. 63 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 6%
Rating 4 - Poor. 22 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 2%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 21 out of 1002 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent service! Met with a glass of champagne when I walked in!

10/10 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is conveniently located--near MIT, Harvard, and Boston--yet clean and quiet. The staff were also friendly, welcoming, and accommodating.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
pretty convenient location, nice place to stay for a quick trip

6/10 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Le Méridien touts itself as putting "European glamor" back into staying in a hotel. The only thing European about it is the fake French name and that they offer you a glass of prosecco when you check in. Somewhere there's written in their guest literature that if a guest doesn't want prosecco they'll be offered a sorbet, but no one seemed to know anything about that (I don't drink alcohol). So, I was offered a cheap plastic bottle of water (why not a nice glass bottle of "European" sparkling or mineral water?) They also offer a free cappuccino every morning between 6:30am and 10:30am, but every morning when I went down to the lobby and asked for one, they said to go to the bar. However, there was never anyone staffing the bar at that time of day, so that was also a lost cause. For a place that promotes itself as "European" and "glamorous", Le Méridien falls far short. It's a faux European boutique sheen placed over a run-of-the-mill urban hotel trying to be something that it's not.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

6/10 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The hotel was older than expected, needs to be updated soon but was clean and conveniently located.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice staff and easy check in and out. Walkable to MIT
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
all around a lovely stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

8/10 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The staff was great. Very helpful and pleasant to talk to. The mattress was a little too soft and the tub didn't hold water but both issues could be overlooked easily.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location and service. Near transportation and restaurants but tucked in a quiet neighborhood. Front desk service was very friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Well received.. very clean!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022