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Harvard Square Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“harvard square”(214 reviews)
“great location”(138 reviews)
“kennedy school”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Free Parking
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is not a luxury hotel. However, it's got a great location, it's clean and convenient, and although there's no food available on premises, Harvard Square is absolutely full of restaurants and eateries of all sorts, from quick and basic to gourmet specialty. There are...More

Thank Pamela G
Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for your kind review of the Harvard Square Hotel. We really enjoy serving our many International Guests and I appreciate you describing our wonderful city center location. We hope to serve you again soon on a future visit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time staying at the Harvard Square Hotel. We especially like the location and the friendliness of the staff. We had an issue with our tv remote which never was resolved. The owner was very pleasant and offered us parking for the...More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your constructive review of the Harvard Square Hotel. It was very nice to meet you in the morning when you were checking out. I apologize that we could not get your remote control fixed. I had to re-set your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Serviceable hotel and staff were polite and responsive. Rooms are fairly small and the hotel has sparse amenities (i.e. no hairdryer, though that was alright because I remembered to bring mine) but rooms are very clean, the bed was comfortable enough and the location can't...More

Thank Katherine C
Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katherine C. Thank you very much for your constructive review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I am happy that you found our staff responsive and the city center location was convenient for your visit to Cambridge. Thank you again and happy holiday to you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great boutique hotel; very clean and comfortable bed. Nice contemporary decor. Unbeatable location in Harvard Square, and very short walk to the Yard. Service was perfect and very friendly staff. My new go-to hotel when visiting Cambridge.

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for your kind review and Happy Holidays to you! We hope to see you back at our hotel soon. Safe travels and Thank you. Richard ?Carbone Business Owner.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff members are very friendly, making sure that customers feel welcoming, happy to provide information about the area. The rooms are great, clean and all required things. The location is just perfect. They helped me to conducted my check-in at 4 am. Thank youMore

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest: Wow and very big thank you for your 5 Star Positive Review of my hotel. I opened to find your comments first thing this morning and it was a great way to start my day at our front desk. Thank you for...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
$158 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$158 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Helen W
June 12, 2017|
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Response from Ajay G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure what your question is, but, no we didn't have the opportunity to research it in advance. The stay in Boston was unexpected.
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milu
May 25, 2017|
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Response from AldenDfw | Reviewed this property |
I have not ever had odor issues. Last time I visited, elevator was broken, but no construction. Agree with other reply: just call and ask!
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"try to stay street side for view/alley side for quiet"
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"Our room faced the building behind the hotel and it was quiet, however you face a brick office building. I..."
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"I love the front of the hotel. The view is gorgeous."
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"Stay away from the last (4th) floor. Rooms are small & no water pressure."
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