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Harvard Square Hotel

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“harvard square”(232 reviews)
“great location”(160 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
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Fitness centre
2 Star Hotel
The Harvard Square Hotel contemporary in decor is centrally located in the heart of Harvard Square. Just steps away from all that Harvard Square has to offer including the Harvard University Campus, Harvard T-Station, Charles River and the many eclectic stores and restaurants found in...
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110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5774
9.2 km to Logan Intl Airport
130 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Harvard Square
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All reviewsharvard squaregreat locationkennedy schoolfree coffeecan't beat the locationfront desk staffsmall hotelwalking distanceshort staymini fridgeacross the streetbed was comfortablebusiness tripcharles riverlobbycarboneparking
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Reviewed yesterday

MY room door would not close all the way and was not secure. They over charged me without telling me one night. The location was great but the interior halls need major update. I guess the lobby makes up for it it some-The coffee area...More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded today

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review and constructive feedback about your guest room door. I will follow up on this. I am happy that you enjoyed our location and front desk staff. Sincerely, Richard Carbone Business Owner

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Expensive. You are paying for the location and convenience. No real amenities. No meals, exercise room, etc. Simple rooms. Friendly staff. Comfortable beds. Very basic shower and bath. Parking extra but again convenient.More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for your review. As you pointed out we have the best location in the heart and center of Harvard Square hotel. Outside of our front door are all the cafes, restaurants and Harvard University. Historic Harvard Yard is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, we walked to the theatre to see the show in less then 5 minutes. Plenty of places to eat or get a drink. Lots of HOT water for showers. Nice room. My only complaint is that to avail myself of the free coffee/tea/bottled...More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you very much for your kind review. On a future visit my front desk can always deliver coffee, tea and water to your guest room 24/7. I completely understand your comment and we will make sure to communicate to all of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated, quiet rooms but two problems marred our stay: broken air conditioning and broken TV. The first was fixed the morning after our first stay and we were given a $50 credit per room; the second was not fixed and seemed to flummox the...More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jonathan S. Thank you for your review. It was very nice to meet you during your stay. Your constructive feedback means a lot and I will follow up. Thank you Richard Carbone Business Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Cambridge for an event at Harvard. This hotel is in the middle of it all, the university, shops and restaurants are all in walking distance. Price was a factor in my decision, therefore my expectations were moderated. Front desk staff was pleasant and...More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest: thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I will share with my staff. As you pointed out our location and friendly staff are our number one attribute. Thank you Richard Carbone Business Owner

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The Harvard Square Hotel contemporary in decor is centrally located in the heart of Harvard Square. Just steps away from all that Harvard Square has to offer including the Harvard University Campus, Harvard ...More T-Station, Charles River and the many eclectic stores and restaurants found in the Square. We are also only a few miles to downtown Boston. Our on the go Cafe is a big hit with our guests as the head out to start their day !! Stay tuned for updates as we plan out our hotel renovations scheduled for late 2018 !! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Family
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Business
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Helen W
12 June 2017|
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Response from Ajay G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure what your question is, but, no we didn't have the opportunity to research it in advance. The stay in Boston was unexpected.
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milu
25 May 2017|
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Response from AldenDfw | Reviewed this property |
I have not ever had odor issues. Last time I visited, elevator was broken, but no construction. Agree with other reply: just call and ask!
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"Make sure your door is secure and plug the peep hole."
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"Onsite parking is not bad $$$$$$$$ for down town Boston."
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"Carpets need to be cleaned. Noisy at night if room is on Mass Ave side of the hotel."
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"Find one in another hotel."
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