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Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

Expedia.comUS$ 281*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

Like most Kimpton properties, the Marlowe is a fun design statement, hip but not overbearing. It's in a good location in Cambridge, just across the river from Boston, so it's a better value than the 4/5 stars over there. I got a good deal via expedia and couldn't have been happier in my deluxe king view room, overlooking a side...

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Papi6022! "The Merry Marlowe"! I love that! I'm sorry you missed our hosted wine hour upon your check in, but you know we would never let you go thirsty! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed our amenities in the room, especially the minibar! (It's my downfall too!!) We can't wait to see you again on your future...

Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2013

This hotel is definitely above average. It is a perfect Cambridge location, close to many of the Biotechs, close to river and attached to the mall. It is a great boutique hotel. The rooms are nice size, decorated with a travel theme flair. The wireless works perfectly. As Kimpton travel member you get some nice perks. It is a short...

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sheila G! It's so nice to know that we have such a loyal customer like you! Thank you! -Michal

Reviewed 26 July 2013

We started our honeymoon at this hotel and what a great choice! The decor inside is splendid and I swear the bed was THE best i've ever slept in! Complimentary wine hour every day is a big plus as are the free bike and kayak rentals. We took full advantage and kayaked the Charles river one morning and biked the...

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Erika! First off...Congratulations Newlyweds! I'm so happy to hear that we were your first stop on the Honeymoon! What a honor! It's great to hear that you took full advantage of the bikes and kayaks each morning! (Great way to start the day!) Please join us on your future travels to the Boston/Cambridge area! -Michal

Lidingö
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Doesnt look too fancy from the outside but it is really,really something. Excellent staff, very helpful and polite. Bambara is a great place to have your breakfast, a snack or dinner. The winehour which is complimentary is a great ting to make guests come together. Even if I didnt bring my own dog I love that its a dogfriendly hotel....

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hello ElleSthlm! Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review and for recommending our hotel! Please come back and join us again on your future travels to the Boston/Cambridge area! -Michal

Plano, Texas
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We were in Boston for a long weekend and stayed at the Marlowe - the rooms, the location, the staff - everyone was so nice and helpful! The rooms have obviously recently been redone, and are beautiful and comfortable. The coffee service and afternoon wine were extra touches. It was easy to get to everywhere from here - we will...

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Melissa S! Rain or shine, we can't wait to see you again!! I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel rooms and amenities! Next time (hopefully in the sun shine!) you can rent our bikes or kayaks! They're so much fun! Looking forward to seeing you soon! -Michal

Knocknagoshel, Ireland
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Stayed in this hotel in November 2012 while on a long weekend stay in Boston. It was outstanding from the minute we entered the front door. The staff were so helpful 24/7 and very friendly. Our room was very clean & comfortable, as were all areas of the hotel. We now call it the 'dog hotel' because dog owners are...

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Glenfern02! We hope your travels back to the Boston/Cambridge area aren't too far away either! The "dog hotel" is awaiting your arrival! It's nice to see other guests' four legged friends from time to time in the lobby! Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We're looking forward to seeing you soon! -Michal

Easton, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Kimpton hotels always impress me. This hotel is as great as the other kimpton hotels. They helped us get reservations for a duck tour, they had knacks which we took out . They are always friendly to our dog. If you are in Cambridge this is the place to go.

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Bob L! We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and glad you got a chance to take a tour on the duck boats! It's always so fun to see our guests and their four legged friends! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! -Michal

great neck, ny
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Have stayed here half a dozen times as well as other places in Boston. It lacks in location so I debated the five stars but it is otherwise so great I just had to. Park in the mall or valet. Wonderful, friendly, always perfect staff. Delicious beds, cute bathrobes, first rate shower, amazing toiletries, the best minibar anywhere. I can...

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

To The Baconator! (Awesome name!) Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We love seeing your four legged friends too! Next time...lets walk them AND pet sit while you enjoy your night out on the town! They're are our little concierge that bring so much attention to the front desk! :) We're looking forward to...

NJ
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

Hotel is nice,clean and location was excellent next to mall. Even when room I booked was not available, staff in no time provided rollaway, free breakfast coupons and mini bar coupons for us to use. Lemonade was pa plus in the nice lounge

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Michal P, Hotel Manager at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Beach_Family_WE_R! I'm glad we were able to provide you and your family the rollaway bed and complimentary breakfast! I hope you enjoyed it! We hope to see you on your future travels to the Boston/Cambridge area! -Michal

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 July 2013

and it is still a very nice, friendly, quiet and reasonably well located Hotel. The rooms appear to have been refreshed and I was price was surprisingly good. Traveling for business I am often forced to stay in chains, mainly Hilton, and while they're not bad, Kimpton is almost always better.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 16,096 - ₹ 34,066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Marlowe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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