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Kendall Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Santa Fe, NM
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32 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed three nights on a business trip and was so glad I chose the Kendall over the Marriott across the street. If you require total predictability, choose a chain, but the Kendall is wonderfully unique and at least as good a deal as a special rate at the Marriott. Others have hit on the main attributes. For me, quiet... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kendall hotel prides itself in being a "Historic Hotel of America". This is a true experience that happened in the second week of dec 2014. We were a group of 14 people staying in the hotel for 4 nights. When we checked in, the elevator was not working. This we though was excusable. The luggage however had to be... More 

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

You have my sincere apologies. As a hotel GM, I do my very best to ensure a high quality experience for all guests. I try to anticipate and prevent anything that might make put a damper on a guest's comfort. Unfortunately, some things are out of my control. Boston has endured one of its worst winters in history. Pipes crack,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those rare hotels where the staff pay attention to every detail, constantly improving the rooms, the building, the decor, the services. They are always friendly. The rooms are clean, charming and cutely appointed. The buffet breakfast is also charming and plentiful. Wireless intenet is free and of ultra-fast high quality. The hotel is perfectly situated in... More 

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North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Kendall Hotel for a week of teaching at MIT during a week that featured a two foot snow fall. This converted firehouse is loaded with charm, the room I stayed in was large and comfortable, the bathroom well-appointed and very quiet, the walls must be quite thick as I didn't hear any of my fellow guests or... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I spent two nights at the Kendall Hotel while visiting MIT for work. What a fantastic place! First, the location is great: right in the centre of the MIT campus, surrounded by a few good and a lot of quick restaurants. It couldn't be closer to the T either. Then the hotel itself is great: well-appointed rooms, top-notch toiletries, nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I really love this hotel and stay here when in the Boston/Cambridge area. It is a very cozy and welcoming hotel, particularly during the holidays. The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated; the breakfast is fabulous offering many choices for a delicious breakfast. The hotel is very convienent to the Kendall Red Line T-stop, so traveling into Boston is a... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

There is so much to like about this hotel, and I really want to praise it, but there are a number of hiccups that need to be acknowledged. First, the plus side. It's in a great location, directly across the street from the Kendall Red Line transit stop, surrounded by MIT and all the restaurants and shops that a great... More 

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

Thank you for the input. The Kendall is always trying to better itself and you have given us food for thought. The Kendall is a small, family owned and operated historic hotel, and you are right about the B&B feel - people love that about us and it is often the reason they chose us over the big chain hotels.... More 

Merida, Mexico
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The hotel is beautifull and different in decoration from all others hotels. People who works at the hotel is just GREAT and very kind. The room is perfect and also the full breakfast. El hotel es hermoso y diferente en decoración de otros hoteles. La gente que trabaja en el hotel es muy amable. El cuarto es perfecto así como... More 

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

Thank you! We strive for a cozy and warm excellence, and, judging by your response, it looks like we hit the nail on the head. Hope to see you again soon. My best, Brenda More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband and I dropped off our daughter at her camp friends' house near Cambridge and we headed to our destination-The Kendall Hotel. We really had not heard anything about this Inn except that its location was perfect for exploring the city of Boston. Upon entering this immaculate hotel you are completely transfixed by the motif! Everything in the lobby... More 

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

So happy to have been able to give you such a positive experience. Sounds like you had a great time, and we are proud to have been a part of that. Thank you for your appreciation of our whole concept - it took a lot of time and effort to give the hotel its special look and feel and our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Hubby & I stayed here a couple of years ago...enjoyed our stay.., room was comfortable & clean...continental breakfast the next morning was very good. The other nice thing is the T was right across the street...easy access to any where in Boston!!! The fun part that it's an old fire house...the dining area & receptionist desk were in the bay... More 

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Address: 350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kendall Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Kendall Hotel Cambridge
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Business Hotel in Cambridge

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