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The Kendall Hotel

3 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)9 min walk
    Popular LocationMassachusetts General Hospital3 min drive
    Popular LocationMuseum of Science10 min drive
    AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)14 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 210 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, The Kendall Hotel is in the business district and near the airport. Museum of Science and Boston Opera House are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Harvard Square. New England Aquarium and USS Constitution Museum are not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 9 min walk
  • Massachusetts General Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Boston Marathon Finish Line - 3 min drive
  • Prudential Tower - 10 min drive
  • Museum of Science - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Kendall-MIT Station - 1 min walk
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportLogan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Evoo Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • Za Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • Catalyst — 5 min walk
  • Fuji at Kendall — 7 min walk
  • Cafe ArtScience — 8 min walk
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About this property

The Kendall Hotel

Historic Cambridge hotel in MIT, walk to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. All 77 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and room service. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
The Kendall Hotel offers 77 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
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
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

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
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.0 per night
  • A fee will be charged for use of certain facilities

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 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Tax ID - C0015480491
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Hotel Kendall
Kendall Cambridge
Kendall Hotel
Kendall Hotel Cambridge
The Kendall Hotel Hotel
The Kendall Hotel Cambridge
The Kendall Hotel Hotel Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Kendall Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Kendall Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Kendall Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Kendall Hotel?
As of Jan 19, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Kendall Hotel on Jan 20, 2021 start from $127, 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.
Is The Kendall Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Kendall Hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 25 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at The Kendall Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:00 AM. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 75.00 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at The Kendall Hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for USD 75.00 (subject to availability).
Where is The Kendall Hotel located?
Located in MIT, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kendall Square and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Massachusetts General Hospital and Museum of Science are also within 2 mi (3 km). Kendall-MIT Station is only a 2-minute walk and Charles-MGH Station is 17 minutes.
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4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Great place to stay! We really enjoyed it! Nice location.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
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This is a gem of a hotel. Comfiest beds and pillows, adorable Americana decor that isn’t too kitschy and a Dyson hairdryer. Would highly recommend. Staff is incredibly kind and the breakfast buffet is well done, even in a pandemic.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Xcellent
A very pleasant surprise, reasonably priced and one of the nicer small hotels we've ever been! Very comfortable room and bed! Will definitely be back!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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