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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large room for one person, charming house, amazing breakfast, and great staff. The house is one block away from restaurants and close to main campus. There is cake and coffee at night for those who like to stay up all night.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was friendly, the room cozy and clean, and the location is convenient to Harvard. On my last day, when I checked out early in the a.m. to catch my flight, the staff left me a to-go breakfast in a handy bag. How thoughtful! The bathroom was spotless, too. I'd gladly stay here again.

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

Thank you Rodney! We will look forward to your future visit!

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Harding House during campus visits to Harvard & MIT. It was friendly, cozy, quiet & well located. The B&B was an easy walk to both schools, as well as many places to shop & eat. It was also an easy trip from Logan Airport. Just take the Silver Line Bus (free) to the Red Line at Park...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I would definitely recommend Harding House to anybody staying in Cambridge. The staff at Harding House was very helpful throughout the reservation process and in-person, too. The inn is conveniently located in Cambridge and is close to the T for getting over to Boston quickly and easily. The rooms were lovely, nicely decorated, had windows that open, and had very...

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

Thank you Amy for your glowing review! You seemed to have covered just about everything but I did want to clarify to any prospective guests that though we are more than happy to have one additional guest at no charge for breakfast we do need to know in advance so that we can plan on making enough of our hot...

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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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  • 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: €126 - €326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harding House 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Harding House Hotel Cambridge
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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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