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    A Friendly Inn at Harvard Square

    1673 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4316
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    • Excellent12%
    • Very good43%
    • Average23%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible9%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Charles Hotel
    1,694 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
    Kendall Hotel
    958 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
    Harvard Square Hotel
    761 reviews
    #14 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
    Courtyard Boston Cambridge
    224 reviews
    #15 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
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    1 - 5 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Boston is a bustling city; Cambridge where the university is located is almost a throwback to yesteryear's. You will find a number of heritage buildings that share a compound with modern architecture. The Friendly Inn at Harvard is a 10 minute walk from the bustling...More

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    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    I had a good stay here. The staff were friendly, the rooms were clean, and the price was right. I would definitely stay again. The only issue I had was that the radiators were on full blast, and it was already quite warm outside so...More

    Thank mapleprints
    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    I've stayed in a lot of hotels, budget and super luxury, and honestly, have never had such rude front desk staff. The night man could barely be bothered to open the door, then was what I can only describe as surly. The morning woman was...More

    Thank Emerson N
    Reviewed 18 October 2016

    If you are looking just for a clean, quiet place to spend a night or two, this is a good value considering the location. It's a cute building in a nice neighborhood but could really use a couple of upgrades. Our bed was so creaky,...More

    Thank Jennifer M
    Reviewed 20 September 2016

    Very clean, confortable beddings, very very close walking to the harvard square. Some improvments have to be set : water heat is irregular during showering, breakfast is just almost none and no fresh items or almost none, bananas at most. Wifi broke down 2 days,...More

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    Charles Hotel
    1,694 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
    Kendall Hotel
    958 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
    Harvard Square Hotel
    761 reviews
    #14 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
    Courtyard Boston Cambridge
    224 reviews
    #15 of 20 hotels in Cambridge
     
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$198 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Massachusetts >
    • Cambridge
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    • a Friendly Inn At Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge
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    Lnda B
    13 March 2015|
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    Response from smallsy28 | Reviewed this property |
    I am sure they do twin rooms, we stayed in a double room, but it is quite a big hotel and am sure they will accommodate.
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    "not in front , try to choose backwards for bus stops on cambridge street"
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    "First floor had noise from close neighbors outside the open window."
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    "The bay window rooms at the front are larger and have larger bathrooms (although no dresser)."
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    "Its a quirky hotel with many corridors and stairs, difficult to suggest a room , ours was fine it was..."
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