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Harvard Square Hotel
2 out of 5
0.079 mi from Harvard University
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3.9/5Very Good! (107 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Harvard Square Hotel
The Charles Hotel
4 out of 5
0.1 mi from Harvard University
The price is $298 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,712 reviews)

"Location and the bedroom itself were great. There was no coffee maker in the room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

The Charles Hotel
Sheraton Commander Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Harvard University
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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
Hotel Veritas
3.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Harvard University
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The price is $159 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,081 reviews)
One of a kind

"Great hotel, definitely not a typical corporate operation. Small room but high quality with a nice balcony."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Hotel Veritas
Irving House At Harvard
3 out of 5
0.1 mi from Harvard University
The price is $95 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (869 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Irving House At Harvard
Parkside on Ellery
3 out of 5
0.083 mi from Harvard University
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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 University
The price is $218 per night
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 University
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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 University
The price is $159 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (442 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Mary Prentiss Inn
A Friendly Inn at Harvard
3 out of 5
0.087 mi from Harvard University
The price is $159 per night
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Very nice staff and plentiful breakfast. Microwave/tea available at all times, with fridge in the room. Much better than expected for price and location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

A Friendly Inn at Harvard
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Harvard University is located in a vibrant area of Cambridge known for its beautiful river views and top museums. Cambridge is home to 73 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Harvard University

Choose from 30 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Harvard University, 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 University

After you've visited Harvard University, you can discover the sights within a couple miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the collections at Museum of Science, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Boston Children's Museum. Some landmarks that you won't want to miss include Copley Square, The Freedom Trail, and Kendall Square. You can watch performances at House of Blues Boston, Charles Playhouse, and Boch Center if you're interested in local theater.

Harvard Square and Boston University are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is also located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Harvard University, and Fenway Park is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Harvard University?
Harvard University 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 41 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay close to 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 3 restaurants. Other good choices close by include Harvard Square Hotel and Hotel Veritas.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Harvard University, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available near Harvard University.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Harvard University?
For more details about updating your stay near Harvard University or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do near Harvard University?
Museum of Science, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Boston Children’s Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you’re in town. Sights like Copley Square, The Freedom Trail, and Kendall Square are must-sees while exploring the area. You can check out the local talent at Boston Opera House, House of Blues Boston, and Charles Playhouse.
How can I get to Harvard University?
Head to Harvard Square Station to catch metro transit. If you’d like to venture around the area nearby, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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