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Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge

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110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel room itself was fine. Small, you open the door and walk right into the bed, but it was fine for a one night stay. However I would most likely not return because of the lack of amenities. No valet parking, and parking in that area was horrible. At first I couldn't even get a spot in the hotel's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place would be almost perfect ( it has everything u need for a short, no frills stay) if it wasn't for the very noisy room cleaning crews who talk/shout at each other up and down the corridor while they work. And that does not happen occasionaly but systematically. Some of us come from different time zones and do not... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: I apologize that the housekeeping staff woke you up. I will follow up and speak to the staff about guests sleeping and to keep there conversations very low to be respectful to our guests. Thank you very much for letting me know about this. We pride our performance on friendly and courteous guest service. Sincerely, Richard Carbone... More 

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

I chose this hotel because of location and it is practically in Harvard Square. very convenient if you are in the area to visit the college. However, it really is a motel, modernized in a trendy, minimalist style to suit today's tastes. Parking is right under the building, motel style, and there is a tiny lobby completely unappealing as a... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Joellen0713 Thank you for your constructive review. We do pride ourselves on providing friendly customer service along with our city center location close to many of the schools at Harvard. I hope you will give us another chance in the future. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful staff again, made us feel like we were at home with recommended local with extras despite the blizzard, coffee etc.. I've stayed here often in the past and plan on returning in April, excellent place and location.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Troy M1, Thank you for your TripAdvisor review of our newly renovated Harvard Square Hotel. I appreciate your comments very much. Sincerely, Richard Carbone General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our scheduled three might stay at the Hotel, a snowstorm caused us to delay our departure for two days. The management at HSH accommodated us by extending our stay at the rate which we had booked months earlier. The staff, especially David, was very nice and their service was fantastic. We stay at HSH whenever we can when we... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Doug S Thank you for your review. I am happy you enjoyed your stay and our newly renovated accommodations. We hope to serve you again soon in the future. Sincerely, Richard Carbone General Manager More 

Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a great choice for location and also well maintained in my opinion. They also have 24/7 Starbucks coffee and other snacks in the lobby and relatively cheap 24/7 parking. And it is right in the middle of all the interesting parts of Harvard Square without being noisy. And the price is reasonable given that of the competition.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Neil Maria: On behalf of the entire staff we thank you for posting a review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and we hope to serve you again on a future stay to Harvard Square. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice accommodations right in Harvard Square. Close to good restaurants and Harvard. The hotel was scenic looking over the square. We had great room and could never needed a car. Train from airport right to Harvard Square.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Lee M, Thank you!! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review of our hotel. Thank you for commenting on our city center location near most of the schools at Harvard University. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Boston for a programme at Harvard and day 2 state of emergency due to the snow, University closed. The staff at the hotel were amazing from the minute i arrived on the sunday when David the manager showed me the best places to grab lunch and provided the map of the area, to arranging my late check out... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you very much on your feedback about the Harvard Square hotel during the snow storm, We all appreciate your comments very much and thank you for pointing David!! Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about HSH is its location, right in the center of -- you guessed it -- Harvard Square. I was also extremely impressed by the service -- warmth and professionalism -- of the front desk staff. There were many electrical sockets in my room, which was nice. I also liked the hotel's modernist look. However, there were a... More 

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Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for your constructive comments about the hotel. We appreciate seeing the hotel thru our valued guests. sincerely, Richard Carbone General Manager More 

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quick trip to Cambridge was a lovely introduction to this hotel. I booked it because of the price -- quite a bit less than most of the area hotels -- as well as its proximity to Harvard Square and the Kennedy School. Turned out to be a very nice little hotel. Recently renovated, smallish but nicely decorated rooms, many... More 

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Old NewEngland: On behalf of the entire staff we are very happy that you discovered our hotel in the heart of Harvard Square. We pride ourselves on friendly guest service with the best location to access Harvard University. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More 

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