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Monterey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Felt like a Boutique Hotel experience. Although a large hotel the amenities and attention and design were personal, tasteful and without a corporate feeling. Loved the outlook of my room into the patio below with blooming flowers everywhere. The free coffee servers sg Henrietta's Table for guests was sublime and the smells from the kitchen so good I ended up... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family took a one night break from our stay in New York and our fresh modern room at The Charles made our "Luxury" New York Waldorf Astoria room look and feel like a dump in comparison. Highly recommended!

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Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to go wrong with a great location in Harvard Square. Classy, spacious and comfortable rooms. If you have a hard time resisting a minibar, come prepared with some will power... it's quite a display. Would book again in a heartbeat.

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alexattia, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful, 5 star review. We hope you visit us again soon for another great visit! Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Parma, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Charles provide a high -end quality service. There is a very good gym with all the equipment you need and the rooms have been refurnished recently. For the price point, the swimming pool is a bit old.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your response. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Granada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Charles Hotel was exactly what i needed during my stay in Cambridge. It is comfortable relatively close to downtown Cambridge. People working at the front desk and the Restaurant are very nice and make you feel confortable.

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alexattia, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! We look forward to welcoming you back for another comfortable stay very soon. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Summit, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would easily recommend staying here. Great, helpful people made reservations and recommendations. Comfy, updated room. Felt comfortable and at home. Great, smart service. They manage the place well and it shows.

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Thank you for the kind recommendation. We hope to see you back at The Charles the next time you are in the Cambridge area. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent Hotel for Business or leisure. Health Club and spa at ajoining property. Henrietta Restaurant serves delicious Food - lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating in courtyard - very pleasant. Quiet rooms with comfortable beds.

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alexattia, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay along with your time spent dining at Henrietta's Table. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Comfort and great night's sleep and good food and attentive service, all near Harvard Square. I have stayed at more expensive hotels in Cambridge but the Charles Hotel is by far the best. It was perfect for business but would also be great for visitors who want to feel at home.

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What a great review! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and we hope to welcome you back to The Charles for future visits. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Marion
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location.Newly renovated with lovely appointments. Excellent staff from check in to check out. Please expand Henrietta's bar menu though…pretty limited when compared to what you can order in room dining. Alot of construction in the area though lending to noise and congestion…hopefully short lived because otherwise a gem...

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We are so happy to hear you like our newly renovated guestrooms. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back sometime soon. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

Frederick, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not sure what the benefits of having to go on 2nd floor for coffee in early morning vs coffee made in room. Know the responses from hotels Chareston, SC & Naples, FL. What's yours? Love Hilton, Hyatt or Marriott where one can get up and enjoy a cup of coffee before room service or going to restaurant. We will be... More 

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alexattia, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. For future stays, please know that you may request an in room coffee maker and one will be delivered to your guestroom upon arrival. We hope to see you back at The Charles sometime soon. Sincerely, Alex Attia General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Henrietta's Table
Henrietta's Table
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just minutes from downtown Boston and a variety of world-class attractions, The Charles is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel and a proud member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts.Reflecting the eclecticism that is Cambridge, The Charles Hotel is a modern interpretation of New England hospitality with a thriving jazz club, the Regattabar, two signature restaurants, ice-skating rink (winter months only), state of the art conference facilities, Corbu Spa & Salon, and a central location in the heart of Harvard Square.The Hotel is home to Henrietta’s Table, featuring “fresh and honest” home cooking, and Rialto, recognized by one of the best restaurants in America by Gourmet, Food & Wine and Esquire. Noir, the hotel’s chic, cozy bar, serves classic cocktails mixed to perfection and sultry signature drinks. Since its opening in 1985, The Regattabar has established itself as the leading jazz and world music club in Boston and the New England area. Corbu Spa & Salon is named after famed architect and designer, Le Corbusier and offers a harmonious escape from the stresses of urban life. A French influenced menu offers seasonal treatments with locally sourced ingredients. Open daily.Catering to internationally renowned business leaders, government officials, entertainment executives and leisure travelers alike, it’s no wonder that the New England Travel Guide has designated The Charles as the best hotel to “stay put in” when visiting Boston. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Charles Hotel

Address: 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5780
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $259 - $676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Charles Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 294
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Also Known As:
Charles Hotel Cambridge
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#6 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#11 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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