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Harding House

2.0 of 5
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288 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
Harding House
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Ranked #4 of 19 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 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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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I stayed here in March for a weekend with friends in Cambridge and Boston. There were four of us and we were given a room at the top of the house. There was plenty of room for all of us and the larger bed was honestly one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in at any hotel... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We loved Harding House, we stayed on mid February after a very successful stay in May of 2014. The place is a few minutes walking away from Harvard Square and close to the Central Sq. T station. But mostly the hotel is fantastic because you have the feeling of a non big brand place with attention to detail and where... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a dismal place with no charm and nothing good to recommend it. We were kept up for much of the night by voices from a nearby room. Not shouting, just normal talking but the sound carried. The dining room was depressing. One good thing: dried fruit and Hershey kisses for the taking.

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

Dear Susan, I am sorry you did not enjoy your time here. I am always open to hear ways in which I can improve Harding House however in this case it seems that maybe we are just not a good fit for you. I hope that it was explained to you at check in that if you have any issues... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As a family, we spent two nights here and it worked very well for us. The room was good value, and they were very accommodating of the kids. Good breakfast. Convenient location - a ten minute walk from the T and Harvard Square, only a short ride into Boston. Staff were friendly and helpful. Recommended.

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cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I greatly enjoyed my stay at Harding House. It was recommended to me by word of mouth .. so I hope I am not spoiling the secret by going more public! HH has an individual charm and is very conveniently located a few blocks from the Central Square T station and in easy walking distance of Harvard Square. Located in... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This bed and breakfast has the best location ever if you´re planning to stay in Cambridge for awhile. The rooms are cozy and the overall b&b is very practical : there´s a small fridge to store stuff for guests, a water bubbler and ice. It´s all DIY so don´t book if you´re expecting or need standard hotel service. The rate... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A characterful small hotel with easy access to Harvard University and the metro to down-town Boston. Friendly staff ,very willing to sort problems and a most welcome and free car park alongside the hotel. Very nice breakfast in rather cramped breakfast room.

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