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Irving House at Harvard

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  • Average15%
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“no elevator”(29 reviews)
“private bath”(20 reviews)
“quiche”(12 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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All reviewsno elevatorprivate bathquichefourth floorfamily suiteboarding houseoff street parkingshared bathroomfull bathyogurtbreakfast room issingle roomsmall roompleasant place to stayan older buildingshort walkbreakfast was excellent
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent location to stay if you want to be close to Harvard Square. The most inexpensive room type here with small single bed and shared bathroom is an economical option and affordable in an area where everything is at a premium. The...More

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Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind and particular review. This is helpful to many travelers. We have marked the mattress in your room for replacement on the next order. Generally we try to identify all those mattresses needing replacement in our own housekeeping routines, but somehow...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Perfect for that visit to Harvard...within walking distance to everywhere. Take a cab for anything outside that environ. Breakfast was fine...not too fancy but the quiche muffins were excellent, the coffee very good, and the oatmeal, ...well how can you mess that up. Management was...More

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Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Comfortable Cambridge B&B style hotel in a convenient location. Somewhat expensive for the quality of the room. Stayed in single room with bathroom. Small but adequate. Room needs a deep cleaning. Decent WIFI but not streaming of films, etc. Nice breakfast room and food options...More

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Response from RSolem, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for your kind and candid review. I have shared your comments with my staff so we can address some of the issues you raised. Our rates are set to provide the best value in the Harvard Square area. Because they include breakfast, wifi...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Cambridge’s best kept secret! B&B Lodging at a reasonable price in a quiet residential neighborhood just north of Harvard Square and within walking distance to Harvard Museum of Natural History and other museums and libraries open to visitors. A variety of restaurants, bookstores, etc. also...More

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Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you! We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again some time!

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Cheap. Pleasant front desk staff. Small room, but had everything you need. 3 floors, no elevator. Average - but free- breakfast. Scrambled and hard-boiled eggs, total, English and regular muffins, croissants, cereals, cheese. Good coffee selection. Two juices. Free cookies and fruit for snacking after...More

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Response from RSolem, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for your kind and specific review! We hope to see you again some time if your travels bring you back to Cambridge!

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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US$187 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$187 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Joanne K
7 July 2014|
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Dear Joanne, We do not have suites, so, depending on your preferences, we could accommodate your party in 2 or 3 rooms. With your son being so tall, I would recommend three rooms each with queen bed and private bath. This... More
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Joanne K
7 July 2014|
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Joanne, I believe I have answered this question in another response. Irving House does not have suites, so we would accommodate your party in two or three rooms. Your tall 16 year old would be more comfortable in a full... More
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"Ask the manager...very helpful"
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"No elevator so if you have mobility issues ask for a lower level room"
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"Lots of stairs to climb for those in upper floors."
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"Ask for a room with a bathroom and if you don't like stairs a room at lower floors"
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