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Harvard Square Hotel

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“harvard square”(217 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 streetmini fridgebed was comfortableeasy accesscarbonelobbyparkinguniversityboston
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank ebdreyer
Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded today

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 2 days 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

Thank Swimstroke
Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded yesterday

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 1 week 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 5 days 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

Reviewed 1 week ago

You could not ask for a better location than this hotel. If you are looking to do some exploring of Harvard/Cambridge on foot - look no further. Everything is within a 10 min walk. Tons of shops, cafe's, and eateries surround it. Room was clean...More

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

Dear Ms. Bradley: Thank you very much for your kind review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Harvard Square Hotel. Our city center location and pleasant staff is our number one attribute. We serve many families visiting Harvard University and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was pleasant to stay in - clean and comfortable. The bed is unusually soft - softer than I prefer - for a hotel bed (I think). I wish there had been a way to indicate that I wanted to reuse towels and bedding...More

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

Dear Uluave: Valued guest. Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a constructive review of my hotel. I really appreciate your comments and I am happy that you had a pleasant stay. I will follow up on your excellant comments. We are...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$269 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Centrally Located Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Mid-range Hotel in Cambridge
#18 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Quiet Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$269 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Centrally Located Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Mid-range Hotel in Cambridge
#18 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Quiet 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."
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"Great Location."
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"Make sure your door is secure and plug the peep hole."
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"Onsite parking is not bad $$$$$$$$ for down town Boston."
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