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Harding House

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288 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is my second stay at Harding House. This bed and breakfast is a 15 minute walk to Harvard Square and a block or two from Massachusetts Avenue where there are restaurants and stores. You can also catch the T on Massachusetts and at Harvard Square. On my first visit I walked to Massachusetts Ave to catch the bus to... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie, Thank you for your honest and fair review of Harding House. I'm glad you found our location so convenient and breakfast so satisfying! We are always looking for areas where we can improve and I have already seen what you mean about the baseboards. Paint touch ups and corners of the stairs are some of the areas of... More 

Franklin, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This place was so QUIET! Which was a pleasant surprise. Love that it offered parking too. B&B was clean and comfy. Breakfast was basic, but got the job done. Will definitely stay here again should I need a place to crash in the city for a night.

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NJ, United States
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here with our two children and we all enjoyed our stay. The rooms are decently sized and very clean. The beds offered good support. The dated furniture in the common areas should not deter you from booking, especially when one could considers the very reasonable price point. Breakfast is a bit slow but staff is very accommodating to... More 

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London
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23 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We had a pretty unremarkable stay at this B&B. It is clean, the breakfast is OK, and it is walking distance from Hahvahd, which was important to us for that trip. We had a room on the ground floor behind the reception, and like some of the other reviewers, we did notice that the walls were somewhat thin (the owner... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful feedback. I appreciate that you noted that Cambridge can have higher then average rates. The only thing I would add is that October is a peak month in this area so rates will reflect that. If you had any reason to come to the area for instance in December or January you would see significantly... More 

Decatur, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Our family of 4 stayed here over the fall break weekend while visiting cousins in two local universities. We had a family room on the first floor facing the street. It consisted of a king bed and two single beds. The room was adequate size. The bathroom was a little small. The floors were hardwood with rugs covering most of... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights. I found the reception staff helpful. The location suited us and the breakfasts were fine too. The room was adequate and I liked the o.d world decor. I liked having access to teas and coffees on tap. We found the cleaner needed training in cleaning. She did not refill consumables. We had to ask for... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to follow up with you to let you know that I am in the process of organizing a time to "retrain" our housekeepers. We do consider ourselves to be a "Harding House family" here and I agree that maybe some have gotten a little too comfortable in their routine and work to the point of perhaps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Located centrally in Cambridge, 15 minutes walk from harvard & MIT. Plenty of options around for food. Building itself is very nice although a bit louder then normal hotels, both from within the hotel and noise coming in from the street. Didn't bother me at all but a light sleeper might have a problem. Clean and service was excellent.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My family of four stayed for three nights the end of June while looking at colleges in the Boston area. It was the end of a long two week trip and the Harding House was a great place to finish off our trip. The family room was spacious. The breakfast had more than enough choices for everyone; we really enjoyed... More 

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Wiscasset, Maine
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What I really like about Harding House is that everything-breakfast, parking, internet etc is included. Nice outside garden area, close to subway, good neighborhood, good beds. I'm occasionally in Cambridge and this place is my favorite.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed at The Harding House this weekend for two events in Boston and to just kick around Cambridge. We had stayed here back in 2009 and decided to return to this lovely B&B experience. We had a room on the first floor that was clean and comfortable. There were plenty of choices for breakfast and the B&B accommodated us... More 

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