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Hotel Veritas

3.5 of 5 1 Remington Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In summary Good: Helpful, friendly staff, conveniently located near parts of Harvard's campus, clean rooms, good on-site (valet) parking Bad: Oddly shaped rooms with quirky furnishing choices, some non-functioning lamps and phones, noise level of some rooms quite high. I've stayed twice at Hotel Veritas in recent weeks, as I have a student nearby. Seems to be a former apartment... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideally placed for Harvard Square, only 5 minutes from the T. Comfortable rooms, great showers (by UK standards). The service is excellent and ever present. The Veritas does not offer breakfast but there is a supply of fresh, sweet, crisp pastries to go with a plentiful supply of tea/coffee/water and orange juice which are available all day. Later on guests... More

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Rochester, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like many other reviewers, we were impressed with the excellent location, helpful staff, and the appealing 24 hour availability of water, juice, and sodas. (In the morning, the hotel adds small breakfast pastries. These are not the typical American pastries, but Spanish sweet olive oil tortas. Delicious -- sweet and crispy like elephant ear pastries -- and just enough to... More

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed there in September for a Harvard reunion. The hotel is perfectly situated within walking distance to Harvard Square, the Yard and more. I agree with TravellarkFL, the noise is the only issue. Not from other guests, but outside noise. For those who normally live in the middle of big city will likely not notice, but... More

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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location is fabulous. The decor and comfort of the room is fabulous. The service staff we met couldn't have been any more helpful and charming. Hot tea and coffee by the check-in desk was a welcome touch. Only one complaint, which is no fault of the hotel: noise. But it's a good trade-off for the hotel's proximity to Harvard... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I already wrote a review somewhere else, but thought that I used Tripadvisor all the time and ought to put my comments here as well. We stayed in the hotel in October, and love the nights we were there. We were offered a upgrade even though we did not mention anything at all. The hotel staff went out of their... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This hotel has a lot to recommend it -- location, well designed, complimentary bottled water, juice, coffee, tea any time, radiant heat in bathroom floors, friendly and accommodating staff, lobby with gas fireplaces and comfy furniture -- but the rooms are SMALL and the closets TINY, especially for the price. If we had not had a balcony, it would have... More

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Washington, DC
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The hotel is well located for touring Cambridge. Most sites are within walking distance. Our room was small, but well appointed. The staff was knowledgable and friendly. They knew all the local restaurants. The hotel does not have a restaurant of its own, but there are a number of small places nearby for breakfast. We hope that the hotel will... More

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Orange, California
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I stayed in room 105, a small queen room on the first floor facing Massachusetts Ave. It was 15-20 feet from the curb. The close proximity to a major street with buses, early morning garbage trucks, and pedestrians outweighed the beautiful decor and high quality linens. Did I mention the red line tracks are right underground? Mild rumbling like a... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Pros - Lovely hotel right by Harvard Square. Nice furnishings, very clean, lovely toiletries, linens, heated bathroom floor. Cons - I knew the room would be small - but I have closets that are bigger My daughter & I shared a room with two twin beds. There was just a table, tv on the wall & a hassock but no... More

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Address: 1 Remington Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Veritas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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