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Affordable Apartment, Cambridge
The price is $350 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Neighborhood Nine, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Somerville Theatre, Harvard University, and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute ...

Affordable Apartment, Cambridge
Heart Cambridge Free Parking 2 Beds Boston #2
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Located in Cambridgeport, this historic apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of MIT Museum and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Boston University ...

4.3/5Excellent! (12 reviews)
Great place

"Super convenient and clean apartment. Right off the T with a target on the corner. The neighborhood seemed a little intimidating (several homeless people around) but the added security of the gate made me feel a lot more comfortable! Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Heart Cambridge Free Parking 2 Beds Boston #2
Cozy 2bed Apartment Near the Port
The price is $150 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Inman Square, this historic apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of MIT Museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Harvard University. ...

Cozy 2bed Apartment Near the Port

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The Cambridge Karma House
3.5 out of 5
17 Banks Street St, Cambridge, MA
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Located in Riverside, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Harvard University and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ...

3.2/5 (48 reviews)
Not a good experience

"I am sorry I did not take the reviews into account when booking this property. The house is falling apart, very run down. Even though the cleaner made a huge effort to clean, it is actually not clean-able.Not sure how come this is listed on hotels.com"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

The Cambridge Karma House
Mit, Harvard 3rd Floor Back Studio, Full Privita Bath
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Located in Cambridgeport, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of MIT Museum, Boston University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Harvard ...

Mit, Harvard 3rd Floor Back Studio, Full Privita Bath
Heart Cambridge Free Parking 2 Beds Studio Boston/ Mit/harvard /#1
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Located in Cambridgeport, this historic apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of MIT Museum and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Boston University ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Great Rental

"The unit was clean and quiet. It had a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. The bathroom was super with a large new tiled shower with lots of hot water. It was within walking distance to the subway and lots of restaurants including a huge used bookstore. I would highly recommend this rental ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Heart Cambridge Free Parking 2 Beds Studio Boston/ Mit/harvard /#1
The Heart Cambridge/boston Studio Free Parking3#
The price is $119 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7

Located in Cambridgeport, this historic apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of MIT Museum and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Boston University ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Great Place

"We really enjoyed our stay at Pearl. Certainly will come back at next visit to Boston."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

The Heart Cambridge/boston Studio Free Parking3#
Chic and Comfy Apartment
The price is $520 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1

Located in Neighborhood Nine, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Somerville Theatre, Harvard University, and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute ...

Chic and Comfy Apartment
Global Luxury Suites at Kendall West
4 out of 5
350 Third Street, Cambridge, MA
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Located in East Cambridge, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Kendall Square and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Museum of Science ...

3.7/5Good! (94 reviews)

"Very clean and modern. Close to restaurants and the T. And a shopping center. Wished there was mote local info, maps etc to know more about area. All in all would return for sure."…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

Global Luxury Suites at Kendall West
Heart Cambridge Free Parking 2 Beds Mit/harvard/ Boston/4#
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Located in Cambridgeport, this historic apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of MIT Museum and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Boston University ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Hiddend gem near Central square

"We stayed on a quite street in a cute, well maintained unit, with a very comfortable bed and all of the usual amenities. We emailed manager a couple of times to clarify things and always got a response within minutes. I highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Heart Cambridge Free Parking 2 Beds Mit/harvard/ Boston/4#
30 Night Min, Private, Historic, Near Fresh Pond, Charles Rvr, Shops, Hvd Sqr
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Located in West Cambridge, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Harvard University, Harvard Square, and Brighton Music Hall. Tufts University is ...

4/5Very Good! (17 reviews)
Responsive host

"This basement apartment is basic but functional. The apartment is located on a very busy four lane road. It rained really hard my first night and a little water was bubbling up from the floor tiles the next morning. I told my host about the water issue that morning and he resolved it by the time ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

30 Night Min, Private, Historic, Near Fresh Pond, Charles Rvr, Shops, Hvd Sqr
Dreamy East Cambridge 1BR w/ W/D Near the Espanade by Blueground
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Located in East Cambridge, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cambridgeside Galleria, Museum of Science, and The Freedom Trail. Boston Harbor and ...

Dreamy East Cambridge 1BR w/ W/D Near the Espanade by Blueground
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Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge

Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge

4 out of 5
575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
The price is $110 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.2/5Excellent! (1,127 reviews)

"Parking a car is $42 tax. A not park there. Just on the corner, there is a street parking available for $1 per hour between 8am to 6pm on weekdays and weekends, it is free. The hotel was very clean and the staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

4 out of 5
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA
The price is $119 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (980 reviews)

"Very friendly and helpful staff, loved the decor, convenient parking attached to the hotel, felt safe. I would book here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge

Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge

3 out of 5
215 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
The price is $104 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)

"Well kept property. Even though we visited during a time when there was construction going on in the streets, it was very quiet. Close enough to walk into Boston and to numerous restaurants and even a grocery store nearby."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge
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Staying in an Apartment in Cambridge

You'll find a lot of options for your stay in Cambridge with 71 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from, including 21 apartments. Why not enjoy the college campuses and scenic riverfront in this vibrant area? Harvard Square and Semitic Museum are top attractions to visit.

How do you know if an apartment is a good option for you? Apartments are a good option for solo travelers who want to live like locals, but also for families who want the conveniences of home.

Below are some of the favorite Cambridge apartments to choose from:

Bluebird Suites near MIT:

  • Neighborhood: East Cambridge
  • Includes a living room, free wired Internet, and a flat-screen TV
  • A health club and parking on site

The Cambridge Karma House:

  • Free WiFi, a balcony, and a private yard included
  • Located in Cambridge
  • A terrace and self-service laundry on site

Bright 2 BR, In of Cambridge, 3 min to Subway!:

  • Neighborhood: East Cambridge
  • Includes a living room

Global Luxury Suites at Kendall West:

  • Free WiFi, a washer/dryer, and a living room included
  • Neighborhood: East Cambridge
  • A health club and a bar on site

Entire 1bd Apartment With a Den, W/terrace, Walk to Harvard and Mit!:

  • In Cambridge
  • Includes a patio, a living room, and a sofa bed
  • Access to a terrace on site

When is the Best Time to Visit Cambridge?

Though weather is just one consideration, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay. Since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it’s good to familiarize yourself with these seasonal weather averages before you book.

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 50° F and nighttime temperatures average 22° F
  • April-June: 80° F is the daytime average and 36° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 52° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 67° F during the day and 24° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 43.74 inches in a year

What to Do in Cambridge

Cambridge is well regarded for its museums and local art scene. Cultural attractions include Semitic Museum, whereas other top sights include Harvard Square and Museum of Science. You’ll find favorite places to visit like Fenway Park and Copley Place in the larger area.

Cambridge also is known for:
  • University life
  • Architecture
  • Riverfront
  • Restaurants
  • Sports
  • Jogging trails
  • Shopping

How to Get to Cambridge and Around the Area

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is located 4.4 mi (7 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Cambridge?
You can choose from 76 apartments in Cambridge for your trip. Seek out the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums in this vibrant area. Harvard Square and Museum of Science are top sights to visit.
Why should you consider apartments instead of traditional hotels?
Offering a kitchen for convenient meals, an apartment is often more spacious than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for solo travelers who want to stay in at night and plan out their next day, but also for families wanting the conveniences of home.
What's the best apartment I should consider for a stay in Cambridge?
Charming 3br/2b MIT 10 Mins From Metro With Parking!: Neighborhood: East Cambridge. Includes free WiFi, separate living rooms, and sofa beds. Affordable Apartment, Cambridge: Neighborhood: Neighborhood Nine. Includes separate dining areas.
How many apartments can I expect to find in Cambridge?
Expedia has 76 apartments to book in Cambridge.
What can I expect from the weather in Cambridge?
Weather is only one factor, but it can really affect your travel plans, especially when you’re planning an extended stay in Cambridge. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 33°F. The snowiest months in Cambridge are March, February, December, and January, with each month seeing an average of 10 inches of snowfall.
What should I see in Cambridge?
Visitors speak highly of Cambridge for its local art scene and college atmosphere. Cultural attractions include Museum of Science and MIT Museum, whereas Charles River Reservation and Alewife Brook Reservation are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Harvard Square and Kendall Square.
What's the best way to get to and around Cambridge?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can save you time when you get to your destination. Fly into Logan Intl. Airport (BOS), which is located 4.4 mi (7 km) from the heart of the city. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 3.9 mi (6.2 km) away. You can take advantage of metro transit at Central Square Station, Harvard Square Station, and Kendall-MIT Station.