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Courtyard by Marriott Boston-Cambridge
3.5 out of 5
777 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA
The price is $129 per night
0.72 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,009 reviews)
Abraham

"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
Freepoint Hotel Cambridge, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
220 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $135 per night
2.52 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (784 reviews)

"The person that received us, checked us in, marked our night brilliantly. He was very welcoming, friendly, professional, he asked about our trip. Made some dinner recommendations. He was lovely. I wish the staff at the other hotels I stayed before were like him. Besides that. The room was very neat. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Freepoint Hotel Cambridge, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
The Charles Hotel
4 out of 5
One Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA
The price is $287 per night
1.05 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Not entitled

"The counter staff at check in was very pleasant and professional. We enjoyed our spacious room. I found the pool area lacking in general maintenance regarding failing tile and a tired hot tub. I actually ended up repairing the hot tub so that we could use it. The locker room was clean and well stocked. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

The Charles Hotel

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Irving House At Harvard
3 out of 5
24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA
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The price is $85 per night
0.77 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (876 reviews)

"Very convenient location. Walking dustance to subway and Harvard."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Irving House At Harvard
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
0.81 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (641 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. Joseph was AWESOME!! He was very attentive and personable"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge
Porter Square Hotel
3 out of 5
1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Free Cancellation
The price is $108 per night
1.83 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (794 reviews)

"l loved the property,the staff was amazing,they were friendly and helpful and the restaurant in the hotel was fantastic and the room was clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Porter Square Hotel
Hotel Veritas
3.5 out of 5
1 Remington St, Cambridge, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $148 per night
0.62 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Luxe

"I always like the Hotel Veritas. It's a bit battered, but still luxe. The service is excellent and the location is wonderful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Hotel Veritas
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
4 out of 5
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA
Free Cancellation
The price is $151 per night
1.49 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (998 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I were looking for a quick easy getaway 4th of July weekend and I wanted a place I could bring my French Bulldog Lucy. We could not have been happier with The Kimpton! From the wine hour to how welcoming they were to Lucy with dog bowels and a bed to how clean the room was... since ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge
2.5 out of 5
191 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $118 per night
1.37 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was a good size and clean."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge
Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge
3 out of 5
215 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $114 per night
1.33 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"It was Comfortable, clean and quiet. Staff was very accommodating"…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge
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Visiting Cambridge

Travelers to Cambridge give high marks for the college vibe, fascinating museums, and riverfront. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its architecture, restaurants, and sporting events. Top sights in the city include Harvard Square, Semitic Museum, and Museum of Science.

  • You'll find 1430 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Boston
  • The closest major airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 4.4 mi (7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Cambridge

The city is well known for its museums and art, and cultural venues include Semitic Museum, Museum of Science, and MIT Museum. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Cambridgeside Galleria is a favorite for retail therapy. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.

In Cambridge, there are 69 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Kendall Hotel - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Kimpton Marlowe Hotel - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and bar at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in East Cambridge can enjoy access to a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center, along with WiFi.
  • Mary Prentiss Inn - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and proximity to public transit.

Other top sights in Cambridge include Harvard Square. Popular places to visit around the area include Fenway Park, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city center, and Hynes Convention Center, which is 1.6 mi/2.5 km away.

Getting Around Cambridge

You can take advantage of metro transit at Central Square Station, Harvard Square Station, and Kendall-MIT Station. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Dressing for Cambridge

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 50°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 22°F
  • From April to June, the average is 80°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 82°F during the day and 52°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 67°F as the daytime average and 24°F as the nighttime average
  • About 43.74 inches of rain falls on Cambridge each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 80°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 24°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cambridge?
Hotel 1868 is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness center. Reviews from our site also recommend Hotel Veritas and Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cambridge, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Cambridge.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cambridge?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Cambridge, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Cambridge?
Based on reviews, Porter Square Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge and Royal Sonesta Boston.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Porter Square?
Based on our traveler data, Hotel 1868 is one of the top choices for your stay in Porter Square. This hotel offers free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness center. Another good option for your stay in the neighborhood is Porter Square Hotel.
What's the best accommodation in East Cambridge?
In this neighborhood, there are 26 places to stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Kimpton Marlowe Hotel is a favorite with our customers staying in East Cambridge. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Museum of Science. Travelers also recommend Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston/Cambridge and Royal Sonesta Boston as top choices in the area.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Cambridge?
Boston Marriott Cambridge is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Overlooking Boston and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge. Attractions like Museum of Science and MIT Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for couples in Cambridge?
Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and refrigerators. Other good options for a romantic stay include Kimpton Marlowe Hotel and Mary Prentiss Inn.
What is the top LGBTQ-friendly hotel in Cambridge?
Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Overlooking Boston is a top 4-star LGBTQ-friendly hotel, affiliated with IGLTA, that features a restaurant and an indoor pool.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cambridge?
The Charles Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers 3 restaurants and a full-service spa for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Overlooking Boston and Sheraton Commander Hotel.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Harvard University?
Adjacent to Harvard University, The Charles Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other good choices close by include Harvard Square Hotel and Hotel Veritas.
What about the best place to stay near Harvard Square?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Charles Hotel, located next to Harvard Square, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Harvard Square Hotel and Hotel Veritas are two other good choices in the immediate area.

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