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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
  • 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A competitive rate of under USD190 for two on Fri long-weekend. Excellently located in the heart of all festivities. Reception staff were excellent, so courteous and helpful. The room was well appointed, everything functioned and adequate for our needs. Definitely recommend it.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a nice stay at the Harvard Square Hotel. It's conveniently located, the rooms are a nice size, and the staff is one of the most accommodating and friendly I've experienced (e.g. I needed a plastic fork to eat some leftover dinner, and the person at the desk went to a storage area to get me one.)

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for posting a review and complimenting the friendly staff and our recently renovated guest rooms. Much Appreciated and we all hope to serve you soon again at the hotel. Sincerely Richard Carbone General Manager More

Long Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only spent one night here but wish it were more! The location is ideal, within walking distance of everything. The front desk recommended a wonderful place to eat, where we met friends and had an awesome meal. The staff is pleasant and helpful. Everything is clean - not sure what else to say. Go if you can!

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

On behalf of our entire hotel staff thank you for your review! We always strive to make our guests comfortable and happy. Richard Carbone More

Hanover, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nicely remodeled. Very convenient location! Closets could be bigger but it wasn't a problem for me. The elevator was kind of slow and old, though. I felt more comfortable using the stairs. I am not sure if coffee downstairs was free (it would be great if it is!), but there was not coffee maker in my room. Overall, my visit... More

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

Many thanks for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. We take great pride in providing friendly service and hospitality while you are visiting Harvard Square. Sincerely Richard Carbone More

Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has the following advantages which fit very well into my expectations - Location - Walking distance to restaurants, pubs at Harvard square - Proximity to Harvard and MIT schools - Good and clean rooms with amole moving spaces

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights and loved the place! This is not the cookie-cutter hotel everyone has stayed in hundreds of times. Rooms are small (think European hotel) but bright & cheerful; built-ins in room & closet make the space function as if it were larger. Staff were friendly & helpful. No "breakfast" served, but coffee & free snacks... More

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Katy, TX, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff of the hotel was excellent and the room was very clean, quite, and comfortable. It was walking distance to Harvard and we would stay there again. It rained the night we arrived and we want to go out to eat. The gentlemen at the front desk (David) made an excellent suggestion and offered us umbrellas to use.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Harvard Square Hotel for four nights while attending a conference. I arrived at 2:00 am (called in the afternoon to let them know I was running late) and was greeted warmly, helped with parking and shown to my room. My first room, 201, was next to the elevator and you could hear the elevator door open... More

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Santa Monica, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i found this hotel thru trip advisor and stayed for 4 nights. my stay did not start on a positive note. i made my reservation on 8/5/14 directly with the hotel, not thru trip advisor. i was quoted a rate of 209 per night for a room with two beds. i used the trip advisor special offer coupon for parking... More

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I will follow up with the front desk staff. We appreciate your valuable constructive feedback. Sincerely, Richard Carbone General Manager More

Doylestown
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient to Harvard Square and the college, walk everywhere, friendly helpful staff, room was simple but good, clean and comfortable, will always stay here when visting Harvard College, very pleased with this place

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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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