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Kendall Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Charming rooms and excellent location - right across the street from Regal Seafoods and a block from the metro. Helpful staff, quick service. It used to be a fire station, which lends a particular whimsy. I didn't try to restaurant but the diners looked happy!

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15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfort, charm, convenience and value. This is beautifully appointed boutique hotel with a lovely restaurant that seems to be frequented for dinner by MIT faculty. The service was lovely and really the room couldn't have been more perfect. We took a room with a pull-out couch for our college-age son and the 3 of us were perfectly comfy.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked months in advance and upon arrival were told they were oversold and we'd be staying at the Marriott across the street. We booked a boutique hotel only to be extremely disappointed. The hotel itself looks very cute. The parking area is steep drive in and very tight fit. We felt that they should of gone out of their... More

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Brenda A, General Manager at Kendall Hotel, responded to this review

I extend my apologies. Any instance of disappointment experienced by a guest is taken very seriously. We are a small hotel that experiences over-bookings from time to time due to reservations made through third party sites, and they are frustrating for us too. We made a thoughtful effort to make the best of a bad situation by placing you a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 14 nights December/January and it was great. It was warm and cosy and very comfortable. It is very conveniently placed for the Metro which took us into the heart of Boston where we walked and walked. It was a truly wonderful holiday. The only downside was having to find places to eat as the restaurant was... More

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Paris, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kendall hotel is a nice address to stay in, a few hundred meters from the fellow bridge to Boston Beacon hill, and walking distance from Harvard Campus, only 79 rooms, a nice atmosphere in this old victorian firehouse, small restaurant (try the vegetarian cambridge burger), large room with excellent king bed, very good breakfast, we will come back if... More

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Orlando, Florida
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80 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't give our experience a "Very Good", and seeing how it was closer to "Average" that's what they're getting. Sprung a $25 parking charge on me when it wasn't listed online or any correspondence. Elevator painfully slow, so I always took the stairs between the 3rd floor and lobby. Breakfast was very good. Only option for meat was bacon,... More

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Albany, New York
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154 reviews 154 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only spent one night here, but would stay here again in the future anytime I am staying in Cambridge. This hotel has lots of character, making it a fun place to be, but the quality matches the creativity. The room was spotless and had every amenity I could ask for (including free room-by-room wi-fi). The staff were helpful and... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for the weekend. The service and staff were great, and the room was fine (look elsewhere if you need a fridge or microwave). The location for MIT is great, and within a block of subway stop. The up and down can be slow with seven floors and only one elevator. The included breakfast is far superior to the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have to travel to Boston once a month for eye treatments. We chose the Kendall, at first because it was directly across the street from the MERCI eye institute. We continue to stay there because it does not feel like a hotel. From the historic treatment (the building is the old firehouse #7) of the decor to the cleaver... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed here at the Kendall for a couple of weeks on a business trip and I LOVED it! This hotel is, by far, one of the best I have had the pleasure of visiting. It is unique and charming, with all sorts of fun and quirky artwork around, definitely not the sort of "cookie-cutter" decorations you see when... More

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Also Known As:
Kendall Hotel Cambridge
Address: 350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Business Hotel in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kendall Hotel 3*
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