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Harvard Square Hotel

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“harvard square”(218 reviews)
“great location”(139 reviews)
“kennedy school”(10 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsharvard squaregreat locationkennedy schoolfree coffeecan't beat the locationfront desk staffsmall hotelwalking distanceacross the streetbed was comfortableeasy accesscarbonelobbyparkinguniversitybostonrenovation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The room had a musty/smoky smell to it. Some of the travel websites have a pool in pictures but there is no pool in this hotel, the pool in the pictures is from the HYATT REGENCY instead. This hotel is not worth the price.More

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Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review. I will follow up on the musty smell in y our guest room. The very high humidity this summer in Cambridge contributes to this and I apologize. For this problem that you Experienced. also our Hotel web...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel rooms are ok, but the Hotel has a perfect location. You can walk around or take the subway. All very close. Restaurants, shops, ice cream places, book stores. The subway is also located crossing the street from the hotel. Very easy to get around.More

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Harvard Square Hotel. I am happy that you enjoyed our location. Regarding our guest rooms we are doing a full renovation in early 2019. Thank you again for your review. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

no real complaints. I was amused that they knew that the AC was too weak to deal with the heat so a fan was in the room on my arrival. No conventional amenities -- breakfast, workout room, and so on are not provided, but right...More

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed our city center Harvard Square Location near all of the shops, cafes and Harvard University. Thank you for staying with us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old hotel/motel with nice-ish renovations in a fantastic location. The staff are great. The rooms are small-kind of like being in a dorm-yet the Harvard dorms are bigger. Horrible water pressure. No restaurant. But, the location is perfect for hanging out in...More

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I appreciate your comments. I am happy that you liked the hotel location and friendly staff. Thank you for staying with us. We are planning a full 73 guest room renovation for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Location, pleasant staff but a bit over priced for the quality of the room. We were given a handicap room with very small amount of furniture, and no place to put your bags. The bath room had a wall hung lavatory with no vanity....More

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review. I am happy that you enjoyed our City Center location and pleasant staff. I will follow up on your guest room linen. We are planning a 73 Room Guest room renovation for early 2019 and I will...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$ 262 - US$ 409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 262 - US$ 409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (78)
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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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"No microwave, no refrigerator and No coffee in room."
2 million years ago
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"Great Location. "
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2 million years ago
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"Make sure your door is secure and plug the peep hole. "
relocationaustin
2 million years ago
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"Onsite parking is not bad $$$$$$$$ for down town Boston. "
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