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Harding House

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and lovely, helpful people. Comfy quiet rooms with everything you need, including AC. Comfy lounge with newspapers and free coffee, tea and water all day. Sorry my daughter has graduated and I have no need to go back. Quant neighborhood but near everything one needs.

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Thank you Connie! Glad you enjoyed yourself and Congratulations to your daughter!

Chicago
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This was a very pleasant, unobtrusive place to stay very close to Central Square with an atmosphere somewhere between family-run B&B and small hotel. (My partner tends to find B&Bs a little claustrophobic if there's an imperative to socialize with hosts and/or other guests, and he was perfectly happy here.) Comfortable, well-equipped room, friendly staff, and excellent buffet breakfast. We...

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your fair and honest review. We do our best at Harding House to offer the comfort of a home with the privacy of a larger property. I will certainly look into the twin size mattresses. We mostly have children sleeping on them however I would also like them to be suitable for adults. We will...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this B&B for a work-related meeting at Harvard. I've never spent much time in Cambridge before and I was pleasantly surprised to find it a very walkable neighborhood. Nice amenities and a Charlie stop nearby. The rooms and public area are clean and cozy. However, I would not recommend this place for honeymooners or light sleepers. The...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose a B & B because decent hotels charge insane rates and the Harding House was excellent value for the money. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming. The rooms are large and nicely furnished - each one is different. Clean with everything in working order. No noise from the other rooms. The neighborhood is very nice, lovely old...

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Orlando
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked into a lovley, quaint house conveniently located between MIT and Harvard, and very close to the T station. The common area had a sitting room with newspapers and a breakfast room where not only was a hearty breakfast served, but where tea, coffee and snacks were available all day-Thursday evenings include wine- and take out breakfast bags were...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my second stay at Harding House, and I'll gladly stay there again. The service, the delicious breakfasts, the sitting area, and the cozy rooms all make me feel at home. A great home-away-from-home when visiting my son.

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 April 2017

There are several places to stay near Harvard Square, but the Harding House offered the best price. It took only 10 minutes to walk to the beginning edges of the Harvard Square area and 15 minutes to get into the center near the Harvard Coop. If you are using public transportation, you should use the Central Square T stop because...

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your thoughtful review. I will certainly look into the missing screen in your room. I was recently thinking how nice it is to sleep with the window open but clearly screens are necessary. (In the summer one window in each room has the air conditioning unit secured so maybe thats why the screen was taken...

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We really enjoyed our 3 night stay at Harding House. The bedroom was very comfortable, the room very quiet despite its location just off the lobby, and the bed and breakfast is a very reasonable, 10 minute walk to Harvard Square, with access to the T, stores and restaurants.

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Nottingham
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was my second stay at Harding House and my impression this time round was just as good as the last. The staff here are warm, friendly and helpful and the place itself feels super homely. This is helped by the provision of coffee and cake throughout the day which encourages use of the dining area and lobby among guests,...

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ManagingHarding, General Manager at Harding House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We always love to see familiar faces!

Johns Creek, Georgia
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Great Cambridge location near Central Station at reasonable prices (in terms of Boston/Cambridge rates). I stayed 2 nights in a queen room with a private bath. This is a charming historic Cambridge home built in 1836 that was converted into a B&B. This was my second stay & I enjoyed it more because I asked for a quiet room. If...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
National Geographic Traveler magazine calls Harding House "A charming, spacious and bright place in a great neighborhood, filled with nice people." Located minutes from Harvard and MIT Universities and downtown Boston, we offer classic comfort, a hearty breakfast, and unparalleled service, all in an atmosphere that feels like home. Enjoy complimentary wireless, parking, museum passes, and wine & cheese. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harding House

Address: 288 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: RM577 - RM1,496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harding House 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“I'd recommend a first or second floor room that does not face Harvard St.”
newengland50, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“there is no elevator, so choose accordingly if you have mobility issues”
380AndreaW, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Recommend room 25 if you are a light sleeper. It's at the back of the property on the second floor.”
878sharia, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have a young child who likes to run around, request one that's not right above the living room/breakfast room.”
trabbez, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for what you need - they will do whatever they can to be sure that you are happy”
Amy19705, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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