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Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good location, clean room, friendly and helpful front desk staff. However, the room has useless closet space and the elevator was not functioning 60% of our stay due to replacement work (which was difficult for a room on the 4th floor).

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is small and room was small but it's new, clean and cosy. Reception staff was very welcoming and helpful. Location is great - right in the heart of Harvard Square. Elevator condition could be better.

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Rochester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was sufficient size with comfy bed.. Mini fridge and safe were good to have in room. Parking should be free for guests. Perfectly located at Harvard Square which has plenty of options for food/drinks within walking distance from hotel. Would have preferred regular size ironing board and closet to hang adult size clothes.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing about The HSH is The location. Good shows and restaurants are nearby right at The heart of Harvard Square. The rooms are comfortable, light and clean. The staff is very attentive and supportive. The hotel lacks a bigger commom area and a restaurant were guests could get together specially when travelling in groups for small meetings.

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Lucca, Toscana, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it's a basic hotel, too expensive, good location near harvard square and near Harvard metro station,o cafe or restaurant in the hotel- you have to eat out - there is a small area in the lobby offering basic snacks such a health bars, yoghurt and coffee

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had previously stayed at The Charles Hotel and LOVED IT!! However, they were sold out for the week we needed stay in Cambridge, MA. The Hotel was clean and the staff is friendly. The staff was friendly and were quick to help me scan a document to my office. The business center is an iPad that you must print... More

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State College
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I arrived for a weeklong conference and enjoyed my stay very much. The hotel has a small footprint yet it's very pleasant for what it offers. Its centric location provided easy access to Harvard University and the local businesses, of which there are many. The room was always well kept and the staff was extremely helpful. I can't overstate these... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean, small and no breakfast. Free wi-fi and very helpful staff will make you feel good. Very close to Havard Campus.It seems there are not many options in Cambridge. This fact could explain the high price charged, above US$ 300/night.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was coming to Cambridge for 3 days of meetings. Hotel has a great location, right off the T, and close to all of the restaurants and shops located in Harvard Square. I was skeptical after reading other reviews. Not sure what people are expecting? I travel frequently for business and this place was just fine. The hotel has been... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fairly basic hotel - $240 per night so you get what you pay for. Rooms are fine - clean and small bathrooms. No cafe or restaurant in the hotel- you have to eat out - there is a small area in the lobby offering basic snacks such a health bars, yoghurt and coffee

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Address: 110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge 2*
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The Harvard Square Hotel contemporary in décor is centrally located in the heart of Harvard Square. Just steps away from all that Harvard Square has to offer including the Harvard University Campus, Harvard T-Station, Charles River and the many eclectic stores and restaurants found in the Square. We are also only a few miles to downtown Boston. Since the closing of The Inn at Harvard last year we have welcomed many of our guests to The Harvard Square Hotel due mainly to our personalized service and fantastic location. Our on the go Starbucks Café is a big hit with our guests as the head out to start their day !! ... more   less 
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