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Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

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25 Edwin H. Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02141-2236
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 11/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 11/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 21 hotels in Cambridge
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GreenLeaders Gold level
The wonderfully eclectic and luxurious Kimpton Marlowe Hotel is perfectly situated minutes from Harvard Square and the MIT campus in Cambridge. The waterfront location offers guestroom views of the park-lined Charles River and Boston skyline. This unique boutique hotel further sets itself apart with unsurpassed service, superb amenities and educational and cultural programs. It celebrates and reflects the vibrant sense of discovery that is quintessential Cambridge. Adjacent is the award-winning Bambara restaurant.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Board games / puzzles
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Great View
River View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Arabic and 3 more

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Grade: 96 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Anthony V wrote a review Jun 8
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Monte and the team are absolutely wonderful. This is the best hotel I ever stayed out. Everyone is friendly and helpful. They offer plenty of complementary items. There is a parking garage right next door, so travelling in is easy. The rooms are clean and beautiful. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. Make it your choice if you're coming up to Boston.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Seventh floor rooms had little noise pollution. I only heard one neighbor when they came through...
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Responded 4 days ago
Thanks so much for the kind words and amazing feedback, can't wait to have you back with us! Joe Capalbo, Regional Director of Operations, joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com
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th930 wrote a review Jun 5
Cambridge, Massachusetts3 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed for 25 nights in May and would like to celebrate the efforts of the team. Call me old fashioned...I like the idea of staying at a property that offers a sense of hospitality. The morning smiles and openness to have random chit-chat made the stay great.  The property is clean, well designed, and by assuming the team is always coming from a positive place to help, you will likely enjoy this property. My stay started when I called and spoke to Burak back in April. He patiently answered all my questions and provided good options to consider. I booked and then got to know the day staff of Monty, Elina, and Woody. Each of them was always welcoming and took time to give attention to my dog Samson.  I got to know the overnight team of Shawn and Ashley when I woke up each morning to take the pup out. Both of them were always warm despite having been awake for many hours and about to end their days. Cleanliness is super important to me and the housekeeping staff of Nelly, Fernando, and Papa took great care of my room and were always dusting the nooks and crannies of the public spaces. Aklilu and Brendan are the eyes and ears of the entryway and always offered good advice and tips. And I want to call out the efforts the facilities team of Tom and Mike put in to keep things humming during the month I was there.  Lauren the manager was always available to assist anything I could throw her way. :)  Most importantly, the real leader of this team is Annie. Annie is a young golden-doodle puppy who has two beds behind the front desk. She always got up to be pet and/or receive a treat. She made her back always available for attention. Though she is a little bit of a micro manager since she would watch us through the window when we left the property. Or she was just saying goodbye. Wanted to call out that the entire team makes this a great property.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: River view rooms are great and I didn't hear any road noise.
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Response from Joe Capalbo, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Wow, I can't thank you enough for the kind words about your experience with us. I will make sure to celebrate all of the team members that you recognized and assisted you during your visit. I'm pretty lucky to have such amazing people here and again, I can't thank you enough! Joe Capalbo, General Manager, joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com
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charlie c wrote a review May 2021
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Air Contidion terrible, no valet parking, no bell boy, no room service, housekeeping need to order 24hr in advance, TV poor.. Hotel full of people but looks like hotel don’t want to bring more employees to work excuse covid.. Definitely will not come again..
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Joe Capalbo, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
I'm so sorry, we did have a building wide AC issue this past weekend, but that been resolved. We are reintroducing a lot of our pre-covid offerings, following recommendations by the CDC and the state of MA. We are actively hiring for a bunch of positions as well. I truly appreciate the feedback and hope you will consider giving us another shot as this is not the norm for us. Joe Capalbo, General Manager, joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com
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stephan b wrote a review May 2021
New York City, New York20 contributions21 helpful votes
There was no maid service - when I asked, I was told you have to schedule that a day in advance, BUT THEY DID NOT TELL US THAT WHEN WE CHECKED IN. No coffee. RESTAURANT CLOSES AT NOON, AFTER THAT NO COFFEE IN THE HOTEL. No TV. Streaming TV apparently requires one to have downloaded streaming casting aps onto a smartphone. I could not figure out how to do that on my Mac. Neither could the desk clerk. I refuse to put aps on my phone so I can watch TV in a hotel, There as a resort fee on top of the room charge.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Joe Capalbo, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
I'm so sorry for the inconveniences you experienced. We are slowly bring back offerings that we had Pre-COVID, like daily housekeeping service. I apologize we didn't communicate that to you at check in. The streaming capabilities are in addition to regular TV and the intent is that you have your own programs that you use regularly and can just stream to the TV. Our intent is not to make extra work, so I apologize. Thanks, Joe Capalbo, General Manager, joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com
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Lynn L wrote a review May 2021
Boulder, Colorado2 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed 6 days in early May 2021. A very clean hotel with one of the most comfortable beds we have had in a hotel--ever. The staff members were courteous, professional and friendly. Especially kind were Monty and Jess and Ilena. Jess went out of her way to come outside to take a family photo for us. Even with a mask, you could tell Monty was always smiling and cheerful. 8-10 minute walk to the Orange T line.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Joe Capalbo, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the kind words, I appreciate it! I will be share to share with the team! Joe Capalbo, General Manager, joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com
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PRICE RANGE
$192 - $619 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel marlowe kimpton
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsCambridge
NUMBER OF ROOMS
236
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Museum of Science (0.2 miles), CambridgeSide (0.06 miles), and North Point Park (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Helmand, The Cheesecake Factory, and Bambara Cambridge.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Kimpton Marlowe Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, and Filipino.