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Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed one night in November. Staff were really friendly and attentive. Room was clean and warm. Kind of small but I was alone for one night so I could care less, some others may though. Would stay again.

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

Dear Soocon: Thank you for the 5 Star TripAdvisor review. We appreciate your comments about our great city center location and nice hospitality from our employees. Thank you again. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More

Holbrook, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am from the Boston area and was looking for a place I could share a nice night with my boyfriend. Everyone at the hotel was so nice and welcoming upon our arrival. The price was also fantastic considering it was within walking distance of so many great restaurants, shops, and entertainment! I went to dinner but couldn't wait to... More

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

Dear Kristin: Thank you for your 5 star review. Much appreciated. I hope you can stay longer on your next visit. Thank you Richard Carbone More

Miami, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my son in October. I was very pleased with the hotel, its staff and its location. The hotel, though, I feel is overpriced and prices need to come down a bit to make it a better value. There are many bakeries and places to eat nearby and Harvard is a short walk away. I would recommend... More

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

Dear Sevillian: Thank you for your 5 Star Review. We do have a great location and we hope to serve you again in the future. Sincerely Richard Carbone More

New York, New York, United States
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant, modern, simple place to stay. European style furniture, decoration and bath. Efficient, clean and not fancy. Best value we could find in Cambridge. Yes, walls are thin. Staff is friendly. Bath is small. Close to everything. Halls are narrow.

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

Dear Andy: We are happy that you enjoyed our renovated Euro Style hotel in Harvard Square. Thank you for your Tripadvisor posting. Richard Carbone More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Harvard Square Hotel is a small retreat smack dab in the middle of Harvard Square. It is small, friendly with basic amenities. and crisp, contemporary furnishings. Lots of eating places are nearby. A favorite for breakfast is Darwin's just down the street on Mt. Auburn. I

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

Dear Jaqueline K. Thank you! We are very happy that you gave our hotel 4 Stars as a city center retreat in the middle of bustling Harvard Square Cambridge! We look forward to you coming back soon to visit. Sincerely Richard Carbone More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was quite noisy although I asked for a quiet room. Too expensive for the quality offered. In the beginning Internet connection was not working properly. Location is convienient as close to the Metro.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your post on TripAdvisor. As we have a city center location in the heart of Harvard Square this does dictate our rooms pricing to the marketplace in Cambridge. I hope you will give us another chance and I will reserve you a quiet guest room away from the city traffic. Sincerely, Richard Carbone General... More

Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were up for freshman parent weekend early November 2014. We come from a country setting and our main objective was a hotel that we could afford, AND one close enough to campus that we could sneak off and take a nap when needed. We selected the Harvard Square Hotel. We arrive around 10:30 a.m. The staff... More

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

Dear Ronald: Thank you for the 4 Star Review! Your TripAdvisor review is very much appreciated. I look forward to serving you as a guest on future visits to Harvard Square Cambridge. Richard Carbone More

Nokomis, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific location in Harvard Square for visiting Harvard. Wonderful hotel experience. The staff was respectful and attentive at all times, from a smooth check-in to getting a car for our return trip to the airport. Good complementary coffee in lobby. Clean room that met all our needs. Excellent stay with little negative to report, other than there was only one... More

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

Dear Carol: A very Big Thank you! I will share your comments with the hardest working people who keep our hotel clean the Housekeeping staff. Also thank you for complimenting our Front Desk Staff. sincerely, Richard Carbone General Manager More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The layout of the hotel itself with long halls and a concrete stairwell at one end as well as the room layout were awkward. Sound travels down the halls, so the hotel is rather noisy. The overall cleanliness was below average. There was an unpleasant smell in the hall during all of our two day stay. The room was unbearably... More

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

Dear Martha: Thank you for your review. We appreciate your constructive comments very much and we will work on our housekeeping and also the heating thermostat. Sincerely, Richard Carbone More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place in Cambridge. Good location. Prices slightly overrated especially because there is no breakfast included. Staff ist very friendly and always helpful. Nice restaurants an cafés in the streets around. I would stay here again if I have to do business in Cambridge.

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

Dear Nadja: Than you for your recent TripAdvisor review. I am happy that you found our front desk and staff to be friendly and accommodating. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More

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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*
Number of rooms: 73
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