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Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in a Kimpton in Chicago and decided for our Boston trip we would again. Best decision! First, I received an email a few days before our stay asking for a picture of something or someone special so it would be waiting when we arrived. Nice touch! Check in was a breeze. We were welcomed with the most awesome...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We facilitated a management conference at the Kimstpon Marlowe during December. The hotel amenities are great, and the conference facilities were wonderful. We found the rental of equipment such as a projector, flip chart, screen to be very expensive and opted to take our own which was allowed. The hotel is not centrally located if you wish to explore Boston's...

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Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband & I stayed here overnight for a company event held a few blocks away at the Museum of Science. What a GEM of a hotel! The hotel is very modern/ eclectic designed; we loved our room. We even received a surprise champagne & chocolate covered strawberries tray delivered to our room (they knew it was our wedding anniversary)....

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

This is awesome to read, thank you SO much for sharing. I'm thrilled you spent your anniversary with us! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Marlowe for three nights, although I reserved and paid for four nights. The hotel staff was generally inexperienced and seemingly indifferent to the quality of my stay. Certainly this is only my personal experience, and perhaps I am not the right type of guest for them. I have stayed at Kimpton properties for over a decade,...

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

I am so sorry that we failed to meet your expectations, as you can see from the other reviews on there, that is not typical. Thanks for sharing your feedback, I promise to address with the team. Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel during the Thanksgiving holiday and were made truly comfortable from the minute we left our car with the valet/bellman to the check in process with Sean to walking into a beautiful, clean and spacious room with a great view. I happened to ask Sean as we were heading out for...

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Our goal is to make our guests as comfortable as possible and do whatever we need to do to make the guest happy, we can't wait to have you back! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here because it is walking distance to our Cambridge office just on Canal park. However, it is convenient to get to various places like Lechmere T station and North Station and Logan Airport. As you'd expect with Kimpton hotels this is no exception. Well run, great service, beautifully decorated and great rooms. They also do their 5-6pm Happy hour...

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and i agree that our location is the best for both Boston and Cambridge! Thank you for the kind words about the service and the rooms! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one very short night on a business trip. Was greeted personally when I arrived (since I was the only woman left to check in that night). Had a nice welcome treat in my room from the hotel. Loved the early morning coffee in the living room. Not a five because room and bathroom setups are not luxury...

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Thank you for sharing and spreading the Kimpton love! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

As hardcore Kimpton fans, my wife and I decided to try out the Marlowe for one night during Thanksgiving weekend and were not disappointed in the least. We were granted an early check in and upgraded to a spacious room with a scenic view of Cambridge. The service was extremely friendly and responsive and the hotel was nicely appointed. As...

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hardcore Kimpton fans are my favorite...we love having them with us, so THANK YOU for giving us a chance. Happy you will be back! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 6th or 7th stay here. The decor is creative (wacky?), the rooms are well-appointed and comfortable. We love the service mentality here.... any staff member we talk to leaps to help us. Free food and wine in the lobby, when a cup of tea took a little too long to produce, it became a gift before I...

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

We love being a little wacky but our goal is to make sure every guest need is met, so thank you for pointing that out! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

Dharamsala, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right from the valet,bell desk, check in to super comfortable rooms this is an exceptional property with reasonable parking rates and walking distance to the mall,Boston Public market and Faneuil. The lounge area at the hotel is very comfy and the complimentary wine glass is an added bonus!

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MarloweGM, General Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, I've said it before...our location is SO close to Boston and you can walk to most places! Joe Capalbo General Manager joe.capalbo@kimptonhotels.com

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The wonderfully eclectic and luxurious Kimpton Marlowe Hotel is perfectly situated minutes from Harvard Square and the MIT campus in Cambridge. The waterfront location offers guestroom views of the park-lined Charles River and Boston skyline. This unique boutique hotel further sets itself apart with unsurpassed service, superb amenities and educational and cultural programs. It celebrates and reflects the vibrant sense of discovery that is quintessential Cambridge. Adjacent is the award-winning Bambara restaurant. ... more   less 

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Address: 25 Edwin H. Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02141-2236
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $211 - $563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Marlowe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Also Known As:
Hotel Marlowe Kimpton
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#1 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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#2 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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“request a water view”
 of 5 bubbles ckostopoulos, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rates can be expensive but off-season rates are reasonable. Join the Kimpton membership and you get a $10 Raid-the-bar voucher”
 of 5 bubbles ErnestEga, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room facing the back of the hotel, as the front faces a busy thoroughfare.”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Their website guarantees best prices.”
 of 5 bubbles AmericaninParis692, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“either river or canal view or high floor if you are facing the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles cmaz, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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