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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was great. We were super late for checkin, but that wasn't an issue at all. Amazing staff and great room for a last min booking. Friendly check in and when we left we were offered all the good stuff to make the day better. Again thank you!

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for your 5 Star Tripadvisor review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I will share your comments with my staff. It means a lot to us to receive reviews like your and we thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We try to differentiate our hotel with friendly responsive customer service...

Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not Bad. Small Rooms but clean. No Harsh Chemicals have been sprayed in the rooms. Sheets were washed and changed. You can crack one of the windows open to let in fresh air. Front Desk was respectful and courteous. We paid $145 per night and $35 for overnight parking. Lobby is very small but usable. Location is very nice -...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Neenah G: Thank you very much for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. Your review was very detailed and I am happy that you enjoyed our location and courteous staff. We hope that you will return again in the future. Sincerely, Richard Carbone Business Owner

Statesboro, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is really conveniently located at Harvard Square. It was clean. The bed was very comfortable. The people work there were very friendly. it is a bit strangely furnished - it had a fridge but no coffee maker in the room. Twenty-four hour coffee and tea provided in the lobby. I had run a few trips down stairs to...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest 790lil: Thank you for your detailed review of the Harvard Square Hotel. Your comments are really appreciated and mean a lot to us to improve our guest services. I apologize that your taxi cab was late for your departure. The flat fee charge to Logan Airport is $45 from Harvard Square and the car/livery service should have...

Philadlephia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is at best a 2-star hotel that can charge a lot because of the fantastic location. There are very few amenities and the rooms are small and sparse. There is nice complementary coffee and tea 24 h at the lobby. The staff were all very nice and helpful. The phones in the hotel didn't work at all - tried...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I do apologize that your guest room telephone was not working. I was told about this from my overnight manager Vil and I will follow up. I am happy that you did enjoy our city center Harvard Square location. We do pride ourselves on our guest service....

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time staying here for meetings in Cambridge. Staff is super professional and accommodating. Room is very adequate and the bed was wonderful. Only small thing was that the room smelled a bit of cigarette smoke.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear davonet: Thank you for staying at the Harvard Square Hotel for the second time. I will check the guest room that you stayed in as we are entirely non smoking and I will remedy the smoke smell. I apologize sometimes guests do smoke even though we are non smoking. Thank you for making me aware of this issue. I...

Marion, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room was on the first floor next to a stairwell and across from the elevator, and I never heard a thing. Friendly and efficient staff. No restaurant, but many just steps away. Next door is Flour, a café with excellent breakfast and lunch fare. Good value for the cost.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Than you very much for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I appreciate your comments and noticed that you are an experienced traveler with over 15 Tripadvisor reviews. The Harvard Square Hotel has a wonderful city center location and the new Flour Cafe next to the hotel is a great new restaurant in Harvard Square as...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Harvard Square Hotel continues to be a great spot to stay when visiting in Cambridge. Rooms and immaculate, but what really pleases is the service. The courteous, friendly and well trained staff are ready to assist the guests in every way. One truly feels at home at the HSH - I make items exclusive venue in Cambridge.

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Dear Peter M: Thank you very much for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I noticed that you have over 85 reviews posted on Tripadvisor and it means a lot to me and my team for you to give us a 5 Star Review. It is always great to serve you and we all look forward to your return...

Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This hotel was clean and the bed was comfortable. Check in was efficient and it was great there is parking onsite (for $35). The location is great and centrally located so many restaurants and shops are within a 10 minute walk. However, this was the loudest hotel I have ever stayed in. I could hear conversations and doors slamming in...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lindsays9: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I apologize that your guest room was loud outside your room. I am happy that you enjoyed our city center location near the shops and cafes in Harvard Square. Please contact me directly on a future visit so that I may personally make your guest room reservation. Sincerely,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Everything was as advertised, which is always good. The staff were extremely helpful.The room was airy and clean and spacious.The location can't be beaten. One warning- the on site parking is $35.00 per night!!!

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tim: Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Harvard Square Hotel on Tripadvisor. I will share your nice comments with the front desk, housekeeping and hotel maintenance staff members. The overnight parking charges are comparable with the market rates here in Cambridge and I apologize if that was a surprise to you. On your next...

CT
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You can't beat the location if you plan to stay around Harvard Square. The room was attractive and comfortable, with a cheerful, modern decor. The staff, in particular, were a highlight of my stay, all very welcoming and helpful.

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Dear Ratmir: Thank you for your review. The hotel location and friendly staff are our most valuable attributes as you describe in your review. I see that you are an experienced traveler and I really appreciate that you took your valuable time to review the Harvard Square Hotel! Thank you and we hope to serve you again on a future...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the 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 the Square. We are also only a few miles to downtown Boston. Our on the go Starbucks Cafe is a big hit with our guests as the head out to start their day !! We would like to thank our recent guests for their patience as we installed a brand new elevator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harvard Square Hotel

Address: 110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5774
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: ₹ 13,912 - ₹ 29,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harvard Square Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Harvard Square Cambridge
Cambridge Harvard Square Hotel
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#13 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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“Be sure to put the DO NOT DISTURB sign up the night before! ”
 of 5 bubbles harvardtravelerx, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the main street. You can see the sunrise each morning, and these rooms get a lot of light. Can be noisy on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles treetops1234, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room at the end of the corridor - no harm to ask!”
  • Standard room, 1 king-bed
 of 5 bubbles aphk407, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher and facing the Square is better.”
 of 5 bubbles 999jacobc, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A view facing east is best.”
 of 5 bubbles Elosofamoso, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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