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Boston Marriott Cambridge
Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Cambridge
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Saratoga, NY
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“nice staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013

Although I already reviewed the Marriott Cambridge when I stayed here in February I wanted to comment on the staff. Another reviewer specifically mentioned Anna and I would like to say that my experiences with Anna were very positive. She helped my husband and I get our room early and was my go to person throughout our stay. I have nothing but positive things to say about the staff.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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West Hollywood, California
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38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

This hotel delivers what you expect from a Marriott-- good service, clean modern rooms, convenient location. But valet parking here, if you need it, is a disaster. They really just don't understand the concept-- there is supposed to be an attendant there when you drive up. He is supposed to be somewhat friendly. He is supposed to put your car where he can later find it. And when you call down, or hand him a ticket, he is supposed to be able to get your car in less than 15 minutes. Forget it at this hotel-- usually AWOL, or chatting INSIDE the hotel instead of in the drive, we were rarely greeted by anybody. And retrieving the car was equally frustrating-- after waiting 15 minutes, a second inquiry revealed the keys were still in the valet's drawer. One time I just took the keys from the drawer myself and went and found the car-- I could have picked a nicer set of keys and car the valet would never have known. If you are going to offer a service and charge for it, it should meet minimum standards. Otherwise, tell people to find their own parking. Not an issue if you don't have a car!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Boston, Massachusetts
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230 reviews
98 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

The Marriott Cambridge is a full service gem just across the Longfellow Bridge from Boston in nearby by Cambridge/ Kendall Square. The hotel delivers not on a great location, but a friendly and pleasing staff! When we have out of town guests we like to put them up here as it is always a memorable stay as this one has been! As a Platinum Guest we received an upgrade to the Concierge Club Floor with sweeping views of Boston and the Charles River. Erin who checked us in also provided full breakfast coupons as the club is closed on weekends. The property is very well maintained and really works to make every stay enjoyable ! I really want to commend them for making another stay memorable and keep up the great work! Highly recommend when coming to Boston staying here ...you will save money and really enjoy this property much !

Room Tip: Request or book high floor Charles River / Boston view room .
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Providence
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100 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

My second stay in as many years.
Overall I do like the hotel a lot. The rooms are very comfortable, and the high floors have great views. The breakfast at Champions (you don't have to have Wheaties!) is a good one.

There were a couple of imperfections. Though housekeeping came and made my bed, my trash was not emptied, and the toiletries not renewed.

There was a mistake in my room charge. When I pointed it out they did fix it right away.

Here's a tip: head down to Central Square some evening. It's a 15 minute walk or a very easy one stop on the T. Lively area with lots of good cheap food.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Crito0
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Fuzhou, China
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29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

The location is excellent, just next to the Kendall Station. Good view of the Charles river if you are staying on a high floor. There are a co-op food court and a Starbucks adjacent to the hotel, as well as an Au Bon Pain opposite to the hotel.

The bed was much better than those of Comfort Inn and the like.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank yli147
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Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

I stay there for 2 weeks.The hotel is close to MIT and Hafu.The room is clean and the bed is pretty large and comfortable.People is friendly here and they provided me lots of help during that time.My room included breakfast buffet,it is good.The sightseeing is very beautiful.There is a river outside,there are many people are running all the day.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank keainiaoXu
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California
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22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

Fantastic location for MIT. Convenient for Boston and the airport, too. Nice views.

I found the hotel staff to be very professional--everyone from a manager I saw in the elevator to the front desk to the housekeeping staff.

On the day I was to checkout, I walked in on housekeeping, which surprised me. (There was a little bit of a mixup--my fault b/c I had booked two different reservations in order to get the best rate.) They were very polite, and they remembered to check my room key, which shows they are security minded.

Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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1 Thank dntla
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Property: Boston Marriott Cambridge
Address: 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Business Hotel in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Boston Marriott Cambridge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 431
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As a top choice among Cambridge hotels, the Boston Marriott Cambridge is situated across the Charles River from downtown Boston and is the perfect location for your next visit to the city. This Cambridge hotel is positioned in Kendall Square near popular Boston area attractions. Top universities such as MIT, Harvard, and Boston University are just minutes away, as well as Massachusetts General Hospital & the Children's Hospital. Guests of this hotel in Cambridge will enjoy the close proximity to Harvard Square, Fenway Park, TD Banknorth Garden, the North End and the Museum of Science. Enjoy casual American fare at our Cambridge, MA hotel’s new restaurant, Champions. The Boston Marriott Cambridge hotel is also an ideal event and meeting facility. With ten breakout rooms and 12,000 sq ft of event space, this hotel can accommodate groups of any size. With easy access to Logan Airport, I-93 and the subway, the Boston Marriott Cambridge is the ideal lodging choice for business trips and vacations in Boston, MA. ... more   less 
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