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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA 02141
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel outlook and neighborhood is not great but it is close to green line T and mall (5 minute walk). Another advantage is the free parking and also good breakfast. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had some issues with the room and those were resolved by the staff. If you need to go... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Faisal L - Thank you for mentioning how convenient our hotel is to the T as well as restaurants and shopping here in Cambridge. However, there is a T bus (#69) that takes many of our guests directly to Harvard Square that would be much faster than walking (though the walk is very pleasant as well). Our team thanks... More

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a better than average HIExpress in terms of the breakfast, room comfort, and location to Cambridge & public transportation to Boston's highlights. There's a shopping center behind it with a grocery store for snacks you can store in the larger-than-normal room fridge, and there's also a Dunkin Donuts & McDonalds if you need some fast food. Easy couple... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear TravelTalesATX - We appreciate all of your kind words about our hotel, location and staff. As you mentioned, our hotel is on a busy street but we think you said it well when you indicated that our hotel is one of the nicer attractions in our neighborhood. Thank you for choosing to spend your time in Boston with us... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick trip to Boston with 2 teenage children. Nice room, comfy beds. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We required a cot and they had it up to our room in less than 15 minutes. No pool and limited but free parking. A 10 minute walk to the head of the blue line T. Easy to get into Boston.

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Joya O - Thank you very much for highlighting our staff and their efforts to take care of your requests while you were a guest with us. Our team goes above and beyond to assist our guests and we appreciate you mentioning this. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites for a quick trip to Cambridge/Boston for pleasure to see some friends and couldn't have enjoyed it more. It was a great location and VERY convenient to the T. No need to bring or have a car while staying here, you don't need it. The accommodations were clean, bright and very comfortable,... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Eric F - You said it all perfectly - our hotel is a great location for someone visiting Boston and Cambridge who does not want to pay as much as one would in Boston and you won't even need a car. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to your next visit More

San Jose, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a very quick trip to Boston. We chose the hotel as we are Gold Elite club members and they happened to have a room available using our points! The room it self was very nice - plenty of room, very comfy beds, nice bathroom, a room fridge, good desk area, nice seating area. I would give... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words about our location and our guest rooms. Our neighborhood, while residential, is very close to many restaurants and shopping, while also just three blocks from the T station as well. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again on a future trip to our area. More

Willington, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night - to catch a flight the next morning. Pro's - close to airport. (If you disregard all the road work going on - which has nothing to do with the hotel.) Room was clean. Staff was friendly. Con's - LIMITED parking at the hotel. They have an abandoned parking lot across a busy strip for additional... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. As you pointed out, we are a great location without some of the amenities that guests sometimes want. However, we make up for not having a pool with our friendly staff and exceptional service. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us during your recent trip. More

Prospect CT
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87 reviews 87 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here this past weekend. The rooms are exceptionally clean, tastefully and decorated. Be aware, parking is limited! There are about 40 spaces for 7 floors of rooms and then you have to find parking off-site. It is central to the T to get around Boston. It is close to a very diverse ethnic neighborhood for... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Donna S - We are so very happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We will agree that during the summer months, parking is tighter than during the rest of the year and thankfully, we have two lots to house all of our guest vehicles. But as you also pointed out, you don't need a car to visit... More

Lawton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our first trip to Boston I wanted a location near the subway for easy sightseeing but out of the city center to avoid the higher prices. I was also attracted to the free parking which is hard to find in larger cities. At first glance the neighborhood looks a little rough but it's just a normal blue collar area.... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear JAC1268 - We could not agree more with your comments about our hotel. Our neighborhood is exactly as you described it - a safe, residential neighborhood on a busy street. We did renovate recently and while our building is older, our rooms are not and our housekeepers make sure they look their best. We appreciate you choosing to stay... More

Fairfield, CT
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the wife to Boston for her birthday and wanted to try and save a few bucks. Free parking and breakfast. Only a short walk to Green Line. Spent the day in the city and had a great time. The room was clean and had no issues. Breakfast was ok and satisfactory for being included with the room. We decided... More

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear BigHurt1973 - We appreciate your warm comments about our hotel and how helpful our location was to Fenway Park. We are very happy you enjoyed your time in the city and hope to see you again soon. More

Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Boston with my friends for a road trip. We were surprised by how the personnal was so friendly and professional. The rooms were really cleaned and everything was as we excepted. The hotel was near the T (subway) so we could easly go downtown!!! I suggest this hotel!! :-)

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MarkWoodmanGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Marie-Pier D - We are so happy that your enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to tell all of us. We look forward to having you as our guest again soon. More

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Address: 250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA 02141
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge 2.5*
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Welcome! Located minutes from downtown Boston on the Green Line of the 'T' Lechmere Station, close to MIT, Harvard University, Museum of Science, TD Banknorth Garden, Patni Corp., EF Foundation, Kendall Square, Massachusetts General Hospital, Spaulding Rehabilition Center and Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and only 3 miles from Boston Logan Airport (BOS), our hotel is the perfect location for visiting the Boston/Cambridge area. We offer a complimentary American breakfast, featuring our famous cinnamon roll as well as a variety of hot foods. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our Great Room, with 24-hour coffee, complimentary cookies at night, and high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the building. Our convenient location and commitment to service make us the best value in the Boston/Cambridge area, so book now and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express. Contact the hotel directly for packages that'll save you money. ... more   less 
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