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Cambridge Gateway Inn

211 Concord Turnpike, Rt. 2 East, Cambridge, MA 02140
Cambridge Gateway Inn
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Bordeaux, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Terrible really only stayed because it was getting late and Boston hotels are very expensive . We had a room with two double beds and I'm starting to itch just thinking about it. Seriously if you can go elsewhere don't stay here. it's dirty very dirty!!

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Ithaca, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the best place to stay, but okay if you can't find anything else. An old building that needs a lot of work. You're hit with the odor of smoke as you enter the lobby. There is no elevator and the stairs are narrow and winding. Odor of bleach fills the corridors. Free wi-fi is advertised but I couldn't get... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have stayed hundreds of hotels in my life in locations all over the world. For a hotel located in the vicinity of Boston, the management should be ashamed of themselves. It was dirty, smokey, terrifying clientele and over priced for what we received. The rooms were filthy, cigarette stains in the bathroom, a giant hole in the side of... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stopped here as other places had no vacancy due to college graduations. We also had a discount coupon. Your first clue is a handwritten notice at check in desk that states any loud noise, behavior issues, etc. you would be evicted. We got our key and the outside building door lock only works sometime to gain entrance to the building.... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a very old and not well-maintained hotel. Running a blow dryer and the microwave at the same time tripped the electrical service to the room and the agent on duty had no idea how to re-set it. Yes, its the lowest price I could find in the Boston area, but as they say--you get what you pay for.... More 

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Saco, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had a discount coupon that was accepted by clerk with no argument. It was a monday eve. The walk down the hall way was a gas attack of old ciggarette smoke seeped into every surface. needs new rugs and sealant on the walls to cover the smoke. Room 121 was clean but very dated. Nice view out the window of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Do yourself a favor and stay anywhere but here! I am essential medical personnel and needed to get to work during blizzard conditions the following morning. I checked in Saturday night at 9 pm and requested a 7:30 am cab ride. I was asleep by 10 pm and at just before midnight, the room phone rang to confirm the time... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I spent hours online searching for a hotel in the Cambridge area and was appalled by the prices of rooms which, in other areas of the country, would have been quite affordable. We were going to visit my daughter and her family and needed to be within a short driving distance from their apartment. I also checked into apartment shares... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Rugs so wrinkled and stained as to be dangerous. We lucked out in that our bed was comfortable but everything was rusty and worn. Worse, they illegally advertise one rate and charge another. IN our case, two wrong rates (a coupon not honored, and the sign outside offering a lower rate). I am writing the Dept. of Consumer Affairs. Illegal,... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

This is by far the worst hotel I have ever been too, the room are groos,the beds are really uncomfortablethe, the hallways smell and there so call free wifi doesnt even work this hotel should go out od business .I highly wouldn't recommend this hotel to anyone.YOu be better off sleeping in your car if anything

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