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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is my favorite place to stay in Harvard Square. Employees are helpful and friendly, rooms are clean, well-decorated, and nice, and the location is wonderful. The prices are always reasonable compared to other hotels in the square. And the free coffee and drinks in the lobby are an added plus.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Was at the hotel for only a brief time but was impressed by the friendly service and comfortable room. The original structure has been transformed into a modern hotel with nice traditional touches. Also a great location.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed at Veritas during our weekend visit to our daughter and were quite happy to find a friendly and homely environment so close to the Harvard University campus. Staff were cordial and friendly. The room was clean and comfortable albeit a little squeezed on space compared to mainstream hotel brands and chains. Bathroom and amenities were again clean and...

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a great stay at Hotel Veritas. Loved the boutique feeling with the clean, modern aesthetic. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Yes, it is smaller than big chain hotels but it was clean and cozy, plenty of space for my husband and me. Just a quick walk to the train station and the heart of Harvard. The free...

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Everything from check in to check out was easy and very pleasant. VERITAS is a boutique hotel a few minutes walk to the center of Harvard Square. It features wonderful amenities such as refreshments in the lobby round the clock. The standard queen room, though compact was perfect for our short stay and featured a balcony and radiant heated floors...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We just had two of the worst nights we have ever had in the history of our hotel stays in 31 years of marriage. Months ago when I was looking to book a room for the Harvard Yale game the only hotel that had a vacancy was the Hotel Veritas. Now I know why. It started with our less than...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stayed for a night.. nice cozy and well maintained place; upscale upgrades make it nicer.. Cant beat the location, right off Mass ave and 2-3 min from Harvard. Lots of restaurants well within walking distance. Definitely will repeat stay here - more affordable and nice and convenient compared to bigger names around Its pretty small hotel so you'd probably have...

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Hastings on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Other than the location, it's difficult to imagine why you'd stay here. The room is a bed with a small path around it. I can hear the woman in the next room arguing on the phone. Their parking garage can't handle an electric car, and it's really and truly expensive.

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We could never score a room at the lovely Hotel Veritas while our daughter was a student in Cambridge. (It is a small hotel and fills up fast.) It's perfectly located for all college-related activities, and has a very accommodating staff. Book early!

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is one of the nicest boutique hotels we've stayed in. The staff were incredibly helpful, especially Laura and Megan, and couldn't help us enough. The hotel is in a quiet area of Cambridge and is within walking distance of two metro stations. The room was beautiful and clean. We had ample clean towels and the hotel provides complimentary hot/cold...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Veritas is a 31-room independent upscale hotel located in Harvard Square offering intimate service in a hip Cantabrigian setting. The entire look and feel of the hotel is elegant and current, but with a respectful nod towards our traditional and historic neighborhood. The guest rooms are designed with the fine detailing of an old New England residence and furnishings that are interesting contemporary pieces with rich fabrics and textures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Veritas

Address: 1 Remington Street, Cambridge, MA 02138-5202
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $191 - $649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Veritas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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“Ask for the room with the incredible balcony”
 of 5 bubbles lunalover, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Heated floors in many rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles myellaw, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is train service nearby. Might be a bit noisy for some.”
 of 5 bubbles 241jackied, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If quiet is prized, request a higher floor which will put you further above the Cambridge traffic.”
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  • The Cambridge streets below
 of 5 bubbles 190minam, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors may not quite hear/feel the subway as we did on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jhugon, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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