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The Kendall Hotel
3 out of 5
350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $143 per night from May 7 to May 8
4.8/5Exceptional! (988 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel close to public transportation and medical facility which I needed use."

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

The Kendall Hotel
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $102 per night from Apr 22 to Apr 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (983 reviews)
"Everything was great, wish parking was free, I never been to a hotel where parking wasn’t free lol"

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2021

Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, an IHG Hotel
Mary Prentiss Inn
3 out of 5
6 Prentiss St., Cambridge, MA
The price is $119 per night from Apr 24 to Apr 25
4.6/5Wonderful! (464 reviews)
"THe staff was very helpful and the inn is a beautiful home very well laid out. I really enjoyed it and will use it again. Due to covid, there was no kitchen but I would think that it would be excellent compared to everything else."

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Mary Prentiss Inn
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The Charles Hotel
4 out of 5
One Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA
The price is $179 per night from Apr 23 to Apr 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)
"Excellent hotel if you staying in Cambridge ...."

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2021

The Charles Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge
3 out of 5
215 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $129 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)
"There was no house keeping services and we had to pay for parking on the prep which I do not think was fair. 25.00 a night for parking was expensive"

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2021

Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge
3 out of 5
6 Cambridge Ctr, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $144 per night from May 1 to May 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (644 reviews)
"Wonderful room with amenities. Staff welcoming. Great breakfast included (to take to room). Had an issue with heat - maintenance came immediately & reset thermostat... highly recommend... felt safe during COVID"

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge
Le Méridien Boston Cambridge
4 out of 5
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $159 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
4.4/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)
"Parking in Boston can be tricky, but there are spaces on the street. Bring some quarters"

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2021

Le Méridien Boston Cambridge
Porter Square Hotel
3 out of 5
1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $106 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.4/5Wonderful! (839 reviews)
"The staff were friendly and courteous and the property was immaculate."

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

Porter Square Hotel
AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cambridge
3.5 out of 5
10 Acorn Park Drive, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $124 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
4.4/5Excellent! (668 reviews)
"The hotel is only 4 years old and it looks so modern and nice! The staff were friendly and helpful. The gym was clean. We like the fact that you have to reserve the gym to be used. The room was spacious and clean. We wish parking is free but it’s not. The only issue we had was the toilet in our room, ..."

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cambridge
Boston Marriott Cambridge
4 out of 5
Two Cambridge Center, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $135 per night from Apr 24 to Apr 25
4.4/5Excellent! (988 reviews)
"The only thing I didn't like was the fact that there's no indoor or outdoor pool, then again I should have noticed that before I made the booking. Other than that, it was pretty good because my reason for being here was the New England Aquarium."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Boston Marriott Cambridge
Royal Sonesta Boston
4 out of 5
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $139 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
4.3/5Excellent! (1,297 reviews)
"Clean room and friendly staff."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Royal Sonesta Boston
Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge
4 out of 5
575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $118 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
4.2/5Excellent! (1,096 reviews)
"Room was modern with nice features including night light under bed that automatically comes on once you get out of bed."

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge
Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge
2.5 out of 5
191 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $110 per night from May 11 to May 12
4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"All good"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
250 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $118 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
4.2/5Very Good! (992 reviews)
"all was good all was good all was good all was good"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, an IHG Hotel
Irving House At Harvard
3 out of 5
24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $95 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
4.2/5Very Good! (916 reviews)
"Close to Harvard Square yet quiet."

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Irving House At Harvard
Courtyard by Marriott Boston-Cambridge
3.5 out of 5
777 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $119 per night from Apr 30 to May 1
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
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"It was very good. The front office staff was excellent. Want to specially thank the check in person Sandra I think was her name was very kind and helpful."

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Boston-Cambridge
Harvard Square Hotel
2 out of 5
110 Mount Auburn Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
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3.9/5Very Good! (109 reviews)
"Clean but small rooms. Poor ventilation - fan was on all night but room was still stuffy and warm. A lot of hallway noise and street noise early in morning. Thin walls: could hear my neighbor sneeze. Location is good, easily accessible to shops and transport."

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Harvard Square Hotel
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Cheap Hotels in Cambridge

Cambridge offers a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Harvard Square, Semitic Museum, and Museum of Science.

If you're searching for places to stay in Cambridge that won't break the bank, you can book your choice of the 18 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Le Meridien Cambridge-MIT - Customers like this hotel for its comfortable beds and proximity to shops. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar.

Porter Square Hotel - At this 3-star hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi and air conditioning. Reviews mention the quiet guestrooms and overall value.

Irving House At Harvard - Customers like this 3-star bed & breakfast for its proximity to shops and overall value. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Cambridge

Haven't decided on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 24°F
  • Rainiest months: March, November, October, and December, with an average rainfall of 4.01 inches
  • Driest months: February, August, January, and July, with an average rainfall of 3.35 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Cambridge

Cambridge attracts visitors with its top museums and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Harvard Square and Fenway Park, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Cambridgeside Galleria and Copley Place, or get outdoors at Boston Public Garden.

Cambridge is also notable for its:
  • University life
  • Architecture
  • Riverfront
  • Jogging trails
  • Sports
  • Art
  • Shopping

Getting Around Cambridge

The closest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), situated 4.4 mi (7 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away. You can take advantage of metro transit at Central Square Station, Harvard Square Station, and Kendall-MIT Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Cambridge like for travelers on a budget?
Cambridge has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Harvard Square and Museum of Science, this destination is home to Charles River Reservation and Alewife Brook Reservation, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Cambridge?
Based on reviews, Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, an IHG Hotel is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other choices to stay on the cheap include AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cambridge and Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge.
How many inexpensive hotels will I be able to find in Cambridge?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 22 budget hotels in Cambridge.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Cambridge?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Cambridge, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. 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 December, January, October, and April, with each month seeing an average of 6 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Cambridge?
Cambridge attracts visitors with its top museums and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Harvard Square and Fenway Park, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like The Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, or pay a visit to Quincy Market.
How can I get to Cambridge and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Cambridge is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Logan International Airport (BOS), 4.4 mi (7 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 3.9 mi (6.2 km) away: Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base). You can access metro transit at Central Square Station, Harvard Square Station, and Kendall-MIT Station.

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