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Forest Hills
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice location and overall service was good. I would definitely recommend this place because of the service and location .Though I stayed for short time but I did feel welcome as soon as I entered hotel.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our group of five people stayed at the hotel. At check-in, the hotel did not confirm with us how many nights we are checking in for, and took our credit cards on file without asking us to sign form of documentation. At the day of the check out, they told us an extra night was booked, and that cannot be...

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Toronto
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good place to stay when visiting Harvard. Cozy rooms and very clean. Nice staff. Restaurants and breakfast are also good. Have stayed here a number of times when visiting for meetings or to see my Harvard student.

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Madison
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel, with great food and restaurants around. However, I think it is a bit overpriced; although, I really enjoyed my stay there. I stay there because I attended to the PON of the Harvard Law School

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well located hotel for Cambridge visitors. Unfortunately, the price/value proposition is extremely poor. internet access is horrible, rooms are average. Service is solid, infrastructure average but clean and comfortable enough. Definitely not a 400+ uSD/night proposition.

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Kiev
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was amazing! Of all praise. The hotel has surpassed all expectations: we will definitely recommend it to friends and on the next visits to Boston and Cambridge - we will live at the Charles Hotel.

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Houston
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a excellent stay. the staff was wonderful and the rooms were quiet and clean. We look forward to returning. It was a very pleasant experience. We are looking forward to making reservations for our two children's graduation from Harvard. Thank you

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a $500+ per night hotel I don't think it's unreasonable to expect a greeting from the staff when you get out of a taxi. No the staff weren't run off their feet. Disappointed there were no tea/coffee making facilities in the room. They have coffee on tap for guests at Henrietta's, but I don't care to scare the tripe...

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New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have no complaints about the hotel. It's in a nice location, and my room was really nice too. Henrietta's Table and Noir Bar are fantastic and I really wish I could visit them without having to go to Boston to do it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've read so many complaints about the Charles Hotel...and we experienced none of those complaints. Our experience, from check in to check out and everything in between, was simply excellent. The Charles is an elegant, well-appointed hotel, with comfortably firm beds, soft but supportive pillows, and excellent and courteous staff. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Henrietta's Table. We would...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Henrietta's Table
Henrietta's Table
Cuisines: American
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Noir
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just minutes from downtown Boston and a variety of world-class attractions, The Charles is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel and a proud member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts.Reflecting the eclecticism that is Cambridge, The Charles Hotel is a modern interpretation of New England hospitality with a thriving jazz club, the Regattabar, two signature restaurants, ice-skating rink (winter months only), state of the art conference facilities, Corbu Spa & Salon, and a central location in the heart of Harvard Square.The Hotel is home to Henrietta’s Table, featuring “fresh and honest” home cooking, and Rialto, recognized by one of the best restaurants in America by Gourmet, Food & Wine and Esquire. Noir, the hotel’s chic, cozy bar, serves classic cocktails mixed to perfection and sultry signature drinks. Since its opening in 1985, The Regattabar has established itself as the leading jazz and world music club in Boston and the New England area. Corbu Spa & Salon is named after famed architect and designer, Le Corbusier and offers a harmonious escape from the stresses of urban life. A French influenced menu offers seasonal treatments with locally sourced ingredients. Open daily.Catering to internationally renowned business leaders, government officials, entertainment executives and leisure travelers alike, it’s no wonder that the New England Travel Guide has designated The Charles as the best hotel to “stay put in” when visiting Boston. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Charles Hotel

Address: 1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5780
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: RM1,457 - RM3,412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Charles Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 295
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Also Known As:
Charles Hotel Cambridge
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#6 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#11 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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“Book well in advance.”
scovil1986, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I'm not sure where the quieter rooms are located, but our 9th floor hallway was noisy.”
SimplebutSpectacular, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the higher level floors are quieter”
GuitaG, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Nice view over looking the central patio”
Floridabluemacau, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Hotels on the back are quieter”
smw, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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