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Freepoint Hotel

220 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138-1102
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At Freepoint Hotel, you will enjoy newly renovated and smartly designed guestrooms with deluxe amenities such as super-fast complimentary Wi-Fi and hair products by Living Proof, an innovative local company. You will also have access to our brand new, well-equipped fitness room as well as access to our daily shuttle which will take you anywhere in a two-mile radius. Affordable parking is also available on site. Lastly, be sure visit Chef Matthew Gaudet’s much anticipated return to the Greater Boston dining scene at Freepoint Kitchen & Cocktails.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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72Somewhat walkable
Grade: 72 out of 100
41Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is really what it claims to be. Its a reasonably priced very nice hotel that has a lot of extra character and amenities. For example we hung out in the bar/ lounge area and played pool. We sat by the outdoor fire pit....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank hudsonvalleyboy
Response from Jeff S, General Manager at Freepoint HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear hudsonvalleyboy, Thanks for your thorough review, and I must agree we are quite different than your ordinary chain hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Freepoint soon. Thank you again for staying with us. Best,

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

In town for family event and hosts had reserved a block of rooms. Ours was first floor, right off lobby area. Great bed and tons of pillows, though they were a bit plumper than we'd've preferred. Plenty of space and even had a small couch...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Piscatore2012
Response from Jeff S, General Manager at Freepoint HotelResponded 2 January 2018

Dear Piscartore2012, Thank you for your kind review. Good news we are scheduled to get in room coffee makers this quarter, I'm glad that you found the staff super and that you enjoyed your room. You'll have to come back to try our food it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are traveling to Cambridge, but want an out of the way spot to stay (with free wifi and parking, no hassle in and out in a suburban location with a healthy yet do-able walk to the T) this is the hotel for you....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Holiday A
Response from Jeff S, General Manager at Freepoint HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Holiday A, Thanks for your review and for staying with us. I would add that if you are traveling to Cambridge and want to stay in a great hotel that is close to Harvard then the Freepoint is for you. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here a single night on a business trip. I arrived late after a delayed flight. The person at the front desk was prompt and efficient, bless his heart. My room – in fact, the entire floor – smelled of paint, which was disturbing...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Steve W
Response from Jeff S, General Manager at Freepoint HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Steve W, Thank you for your review. I apologize for the paint smell and the missing hangers in your closet, but glad your found your room comfortable and enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you again for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is great hotel in a great location! The rooms were very clean and all staff we encountered were very helpful. It's an easy walk to the T station (1/2 mile) which pretty much gets you anywhere you need to go, easily, except Salem). I...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Tabitha A
Response from Jeff S, General Manager at Freepoint HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tabitha A, Thank you for the glowing review, we would love to have you stay with us again the next time you are in Cambridge. Best,

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When I stayed at the hotel, there was no complimentary breakfast. We definitely had breakfast and it was very reasonably priced and very tasty. If someone told you that breakfast is included I am sure hotel management would... More
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"choose the 4th floor"
rcanchola
2 Oct 2018
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"Best veiw is odd-numbered rooms. Even numbers overlook strip mall. Quiet, though."
elisheidi
27 Aug 2018
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"The entire hotel is non-smoking."
dckw
10 Jul 2018
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"No real views. All rooms pretty good"
rozshearer1
6 Jun 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$128 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western triabest western cambridgecambridge best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Tria
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsCambridge
NUMBER OF ROOMS
121
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