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Porter Square Hotel

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Traveller (22)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (1)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“twin beds”(4 reviews)
“free bagels”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
1924 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-2102
9.5 km to Logan Intl Airport
58 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.8 km from Harvard Square
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewstwin bedsfree bagelsrestaurant openspanera breadpetite roomfresh bagelsfiji waterbus stopbigger roomfront deskrooms are smallacross the streetsubway stationfifth floorfree coffee in the lobbyworked fineharvard square
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here one night for a conference and it was delightful. The rooms are tiny, but in a good microhotel (or NYC hotel) kind of way. Perfect for 1-2 people. Well designed to provide everything you need as efficiently as possible. Very recently updated....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time staying at this hotel. We stayed last summer as well, shortly after they opened, and are happy to say that we'll definitely be back. The hotel is ideally located across from Porter Square, a great area with food and shopping....More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're not big on Boutique Hotels, with the exception of this one. Our Deluxe Queen suite was larger than expected. Bed extremely comfortable, Everyone very nice & accommodating. Complimentary bagels & muffins in the morning were a nice touch. Another nice touch is the Fiji...More

1  Thank Aud542
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Porter Square Hotel for two weeks while doing a program at Harvard. I am SO glad I chose this hotel. The rooms are small, but they are brand-new, immaculate and have everything you need. The hotel is about a 15-20 min...More

Thank TexasTraveler4505
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

$400 a night seems excessive for a tiny room you can barely turn around in the bathroom floor space was the size of a small closet minimal place to put toiletries The closet was a hook with two hangers the, desk so-called, was 9 inches...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$162 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$162 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Steven V
5 March 2018|
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Response from Beautytreatz S |
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badgerfan67
20 April 2017|
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Response from nisey2015 | Reviewed this property |
I have stayed there , and did not find it noisy at all. It is a great place to stay :)
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malgorzata71
15 March 2017|
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Response from TerriJ3 | Reviewed this property |
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"Front facing rooms might be a bit noisy for some."
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"My room was right by the elevator but it was quiet anyway."
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"fifth floor"
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"The room facing Mass Ave (which I stayed) might be a bit noisy in the evening."
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