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    Irving House at Harvard

    24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA 02138-3007
    (617) 616-8280
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    “b b” (88 reviews)
    “private bath” (17 reviews)
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    Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

    The breakfast is champ! The best one with many healthy organic various food! Nice and neat room. Cozy feeling. R dyed nicely in lobby as if teas ported back in old time. The front staffs were courteous to us. Did borrow their umbrellas when there...More

    Thank Anijela
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 4 January 2016

    Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again if you travels bring you back to Our Fair City!

    Reviewed 17 December 2015

    Quaint B&B within a few blocks of Harvard campus, about 6 blocks to Harvard Square T station. Pleasant front-desk staff. Off-street parking behind and alongside building a bit tight but doable, even with larger car. No meats or potatoes at breakfast, but they did offer...More

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    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 18 December 2015

    Thank you for your very kind review! We appreciate your providing useful details which are very helpful for travelers. We are all very pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Our Fair City!

    Reviewed 16 December 2015

    My family and friends reserved rooms in Irving House for my daughter's wedding and it was a wonderful place--like having everyone staying together in an comfortable, soulful home. The breakfasts were excellent with many baked and cold choices and there was coffee and tea with...More

    Thank engprof
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 4 January 2016

    Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review ! We are very pleased your wedding guests enjoyed their time with us. I have shown your review to our staff so they can appreciate your good words. We hope to see you again some time if...More

    Reviewed 12 December 2015

    A very quiet place, warm in the heart every season of the year. We stayed there twice in a year, on very different situations. When you get there, you get a natural, warm welcome. The place is so homely, extremely neat, cute and clean. Snippets...More

    Thank Wences B
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 14 December 2015

    Yowsa! Thank you for your lovely review! This is what we aim for with each and all of our guests! I do not always have the time to speak with you all, but it is always a pleasure when I do. I will share this...More

    Reviewed 26 November 2015

    Old house, but well-maintained and very clean. Comfortable rooms, great food, great funky vibe (social activism, community living, environmental responsibility). Would stay there again in a heartbeat!

    Thank StatsProf
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 4 January 2016

    Thank you for your kind review ! We look forward to your next visit!

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    Joanne K
    7 July 2014|
    Response from RSolem | Property representative |
    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
    Joanne K
    7 July 2014|
    Response from RSolem | Property representative |
    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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