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Sheraton Commander Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Harvard Square
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4.1/5Very Good! (93 reviews)

"non-free parking and not include breakfast. But I remembered it advertised all these are free on Expedia. too expensive parking fee!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Sheraton Commander Hotel
The Charles Hotel
4 out of 5
0.1 mi from Harvard Square
The price is $191 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 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
Harvard Square Hotel
2 out of 5
0.079 mi from Harvard Square
The price is $169 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (109 reviews)

"Very clean, spacious and a great location. Check in was extremely efficient."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Harvard Square Hotel
Irving House At Harvard
3 out of 5
0.1 mi from Harvard Square
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (875 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Irving House At Harvard
Hotel Veritas
3.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Harvard Square
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The price is $139 per night
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
Parkside on Ellery
3 out of 5
0.083 mi from Harvard Square
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4.4/5Excellent! (53 reviews)

"Comfortable stay. Thoughtfully and tastefully appointed. Well-located near bus and metro stops. Pleasant neighborhood. Gracious responsive host accommodated our special dietary requests."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Parkside on Ellery
The Cambridge Karma House
3.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Harvard Square
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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
A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge
3 out of 5
0.067 mi from Harvard Square
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3.5/5Good! (59 reviews)
It's pretty nice stay

"The B&B is at the right location for my meeting at Harvard. Only about 7 minutes to reach the meeting area and about 10 minutes to whole lots of restaurants. The rooms are little bit old but comparing to the neighborhood, it's fit. The manager is super nice gentleman and he will tell you everything ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2017

A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge
Mary Prentiss Inn
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Harvard Square
The price is $124 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (443 reviews)

"Very charming inn with a delicious breakfast included"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Mary Prentiss Inn
Wkly/monthly Large Furnished 2-bedroom Near Hbs, Mit, Hls, Hks, BU & Harvard Sq
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Harvard Square is located in a vibrant area of Cambridge known for its beautiful river views and sporting events. Cambridge is home to 73 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Harvard Square

There are 30 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Harvard Square, including these picks:

  • The Charles Hotel: This 4-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool. Our customers like its central location and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Hotel Veritas: This 3.5-star hotel features free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour business center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and WiFi.
  • Harvard Square Hotel: This 2-star hotel features free WiFi, a café, and parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Things to See and Do Near Harvard Square

Now that you've visited Harvard Square, you can explore everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Museum of Science, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, or Boston Children's Museum. Some landmarks that you won't want to miss include Copley Square, The Freedom Trail, and Kendall Square. You can catch a show at House of Blues Boston, Charles Playhouse, and Boch Center.

Harvard University, Boston University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are a few additional nearby sights. You might also stop by Fenway Park, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Harvard Square, or Newbury Street which is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Harvard Square?
Harvard Square is located in a vibrant area of Cambridge known for its beautiful river views and top museums. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 43 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Harvard Square?
Adjacent to Harvard Square, 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 3 restaurants. Other good choices within a short distance include Harvard Square Hotel and Hotel Veritas.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Harvard Square, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view top deals close to Harvard Square.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Harvard Square?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your stay near Harvard Square, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What can I see and do near Harvard Square?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Museum of Science, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, or Boston Children’s Museum. Prudential Tower, Copley Square, and The Freedom Trail are landmarks that you won’t want to miss. You can catch a show at Boston Opera House, House of Blues Boston, and Boston Symphony Hall.
How can I get to Harvard Square?
Head to Harvard Square Station for metro transit. If you’d like to explore around the surrounding area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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