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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed twice at Harding House when visiting our son in Cambridge. It is an easy walk from Central Square if you are using the T, and also has off street parking if you drive. The living area and breakfast room are homey and comfortable to use. The breakfasts include a freshly made entree as well as pastries and... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pro: Friendly staff - helpful with directions for out-of-towners Close to Harvard (About 3/4 mile to edge) Good TV reception and channel selection Clean room and bath A/C window unit in room Con: Parking is limited (7 spaces total for 17 rooms)

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Harding house is a family run bed and breakfast. It offers good proximity to Harvard Square. The rooms are comfortable and economical. Make sure to make an advance booking to get the best rates. The continental breakfast is also very good

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I was looking for a last minute reservation (my son was having surgery and we needed a place to stay for 2 nights.) All hotel rates were sky high for last minute reservations (they figure you are desperate for a room and they take advantage!) Harding House had a room available and the rate was the rate-whether I made the... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are all so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Harding House especially during such a stressful time as a family member undergoing surgery. We are doing our best to offer a fair rate so our guests don't have to "click around" and check 5 different sites to find a fair and reasonable price. Thank you for... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

A beautiful house in a quiet neighborhood. Everything is simple: the service, the breakfast, the room. If you need a quiet stay, don´t miss Harding House. Staff are nice and there is a small and beautiful garden.

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Averill Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We stayed at the Harding House this weekend for the third time this year! It is a gem. Why? Several reasons, in no particular order: The location - it's very easy to get to off the Mass Pike. It's a short walk to the T (red line); because of the off-street parking, you can get rid of the car and... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review as well as your return visits! It speaks volumes when guests return time after time. Of course we also rely on word of mouth to keep business strong. Getting your experience out on TA and also within your circles of friends and work acquaintances is always helpful! So thank you!! Recently we... More 

Ormond-by-the-Sea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

For a brief moment, as I was making plans to visit Cambridge to see my daughter, I considered staying somewhere else. Maybe a chain hotel since I have points from previous trips around the country. Fortunately common sense prevailed and I clicked on the Harding House website. We have stayed here before and once again I was not disappointed. For... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to go into such detail about Harding House! We do try to make traveling as stress free as possible by keeping the little things on hand and reminding staff to be attentive to wary travelers needs. We will look forward to your arrival on your next trip to Cambridge! More 

Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is my second stay at Harding House. This bed and breakfast is a 15 minute walk to Harvard Square and a block or two from Massachusetts Avenue where there are restaurants and stores. You can also catch the T on Massachusetts and at Harvard Square. On my first visit I walked to Massachusetts Ave to catch the bus to... More 

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie, Thank you for your honest and fair review of Harding House. I'm glad you found our location so convenient and breakfast so satisfying! We are always looking for areas where we can improve and I have already seen what you mean about the baseboards. Paint touch ups and corners of the stairs are some of the areas of... More 

Franklin, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This place was so QUIET! Which was a pleasant surprise. Love that it offered parking too. B&B was clean and comfy. Breakfast was basic, but got the job done. Will definitely stay here again should I need a place to crash in the city for a night.

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NJ, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here with our two children and we all enjoyed our stay. The rooms are decently sized and very clean. The beds offered good support. The dated furniture in the common areas should not deter you from booking, especially when one could considers the very reasonable price point. Breakfast is a bit slow but staff is very accommodating to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
National Geographic Traveler magazine calls Harding House "A charming, spacious and bright place in a great neighborhood, filled with nice people." Located minutes from Harvard and MIT Universities and downtown Boston, we offer classic comfort, a hearty breakfast, and unparalleled service, all in an atmosphere that feels like home. Enjoy complimentary wireless, parking, museum passes, and wine & cheese. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harding House

Address: 288 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2341
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $135 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harding House 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Harding House Hotel Cambridge
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