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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in town with my two children, for a visit to MIT. I chose the hotel because of the reasonable rate for the area, the location, and the good reviews. We showed up a couple hours prior to check-in time, but our room was ready. It was spacious, beautifully decorated, and very comfortable. It was surprisingly quiet at night,... More

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Southern CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost hesitate to write this because I love having a hidden gem all to myself, but this hotel and the people that work here deserve applause and acknowledgement. My family and I stayed here a year ago and loved it. It is a stone's throw from the T and all that Boston has to offer, yet it is in... More

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

Thanks for letting out our secret. We try our hardest to get everything right all the time, but things happen, and if there is ever a problem we try even harder to make it right. Thank you for acknowledging that. Also, thank you for acknowledging the cleanliness of our hotel. Our standards are high and our housekeeping staff works extremely... More

Clearwater, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must stay here when you're in town. I am beyond impressed with this hotel! Not only is the location amazing; close to MIT and Harvard campuses, the Charles River, trendy restos and shops - the hotel ambiance is second to none. I travel a lot for work and I was blown away by the kendall. An old firehouse turned... More

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

Thank you so much for being "obsessed" - we find that to be a great quality as the staff and I are pretty obsessive about the hotel and ensuring we have everything just right for our guests! I am so pleased you enjoyed the unique feel of the hotel as well as the amenities we offer - we do hope... More

East Anglia, UK
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130 reviews 130 reviews
72 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really recommended. A Victorian Fire Station. Really stylish rooms. Excellent buffet breakfast. Bathroom with bath, rather than shower. Even an evening glass of wine served on the 7th floor between 5 and 6. A great choice

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

I am so happy to read your review about The Kendall -- our owner is a very gifted artist and spent many hours on all rooms ensuring each are unique and well appointed - I am pleased you recognized the charm and elegance The Kendall has to offer. I do hope we have the pleasure of having you stay with... More

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I came to Boston for the fourth and this was truly an amazing place to stay. The rooms were clean and the service was great. A minimal charge for parking, but you earn that back saving money by eating breakfast there as the food is GREAT!

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

Thank you for sharing your experience...I love your enthusiasm and proud that our hotel was able to inspire it. I'll pass on your compliments to our staff, as they deserve to hear that the thought and effort they put into their service is appreciated. Hope to see you again soon. My best, Brenda More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and 2 small children stayed here for 4 nights. We stayed in the suite which was unbelievable! They truly thought of EVERYTHING including a FULL kitchen with everything you could possibly need. The walk in shower/jacuzzi tub were both amazing. The beds were very comfortable and had extra bedding for the fold out couch. The staff here is... More

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

Thank you, thank you and thank you! Your appreciation could not be appreciated more. The Kendall family is so happy to have been able to give you and your family such a great experience. Please come again soon. Cheers, Brenda More

Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kendall Hotel for 4 nights. I originally wanted to book a queen-sized room, but they were sold out, so I booked one with one king-sized bed instead. It was wonderful. The room was huge, but cozy. Although we were facing the street, the room was really quiet. I really loved all the little antiques throughout the... More

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

Glad you had a nice time. Sounds like you figured the place out pretty quickly. Thank you for giving people the skinny in your review. You help out a small family business, such as ours, immensely by spreading word-of-mouth. Cheers, Brenda More

Hudson, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at this nice hotel for the past three boston marathons. I feel so lucky to have found it. The rooms are clean, and the breakfast buffet is outstanding. Great location. Wonderful atmosphere.

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

Thank you using our hotel when taking part in such a historic and important event as the marathon. The fantastic turn out this year meant so very much to the city of Boston. Hope to see you for your 4th marathon. My best, Brenda More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
38 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a native Bostonian (who has lived in NYC/NJ since college), it's always fun to go to my hometown. This time it was a particular memorable business trip because I remember the actual firehouse, which is now the location of the very fine Kendall Hotel. Everything about my stay was excellent -- from the lovely woman who checked me in,... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments about The Kendall Hotel, formally known as The Engine 7 Firehouse - I too remember the days when this was a working fire-station and was thrilled that a local family had the insight to save Engine 7 and convert the building into a wonderful boutique hotel. Our style is very different than the other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for a girls weekend and I have to say that this hotel is perfect! It is close to all public transportation so it was perfect for us! This hotel is very nice and VERY clean, the free breakfast is AMAZING! The staff is courteous and very helpful.I would stay here again anytime!

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

Thank you for sharing your experience at The Kendall Hotel. Everyone deserves a weekend with friends and I am thrilled you enjoyed yours at The Kendall – nice to read your comments. I would very much enjoying hearing what activities you did for your special weekend – we want to create a Girls Weekend Package and before I do, would... 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*
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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
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