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New York
Reviewed 22 September 2013

But close to it. Old, decrepit, broken, stained, disgusting. First room, no water in the faucet. Second room, the faucet came off in my hand. Third room, faucet worked, but the room smelled odd. We checked the bed for bugs first. Got stuck with out a hotel, and they had a coupon so we tried it. They refused to honor...

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5Thank StoicTraveler
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Worst place I have ever been to and ended up paying 97$ to stay there. The hallways were stuffy and smelly. The carpets in the hallways remember the Civil War. The room was ok. The towels were white, no stains and the sheets were white but don't know if they were washed. Someone mentioned in their review about drug dealers...

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1Thank joannakl1
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Terrible! The worst stay of my life!!! Air condition did not work and room was unbearable hot and smelly. Insects were crawling in the bed! I reported it to the management which was extremely unfriendly and did not solve any issues. I decided to leave. Manager refused to give any refund. In a nutshell, I got screwed. Tempted to take...

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6Thank sepp290
Philly Area
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I booked this hotel, but then called to cancel my reservation after reading the review on this forum. They gave me a cancellation number which I thankfully recorded. I noticed that my credit card was charged and no refund was issued. I called and was given a lame excuse about how it was because I was booked for a group...

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3Thank AndiPhillyArea
South Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 June 2013

My son and I were directed to this hotel by another hotel that overbooked its rooms. As soon as we stepped inside, there was a horrible odor. There were large, unsightly stains on the carpet. There was a washer/dryer in the hallway. The dryer was not properly ventilated and the hallway was muggy and hot. Our room was no better....

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4Thank SweetPea609
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 27 June 2013

My friend and he son had a terrible experience , checking in early Wednesday morning . It had a unsanitary oder , was very noisy. The described the rooms as very dingy and concerned about bugs ad rodents . Please if you get directed from another hotel in the area due to overbooking , please request another hotel. Also take...

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4Thank Richard41378
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Why it can be zero? Why Public Health allow such a place to be open? On top of all that, the owner is very rude. I was given a weekly rate and 4 days later asked to pay another $300 with the allegation that the employee made a mistake. STAY AWAY! You better off sleep in the gas station rest...

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10Thank traveller9900
Oakfield, New York, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2012

On our honeymoon and very disappointed with this hotel. room was falling apart, AC was on all night but never got cooler. We slept on towels hoping they were cleaner than bed looked. Overheard a man leaving at front desk I have only stayed 3 hours we cant stay here and front desk told him still full nights charge. I...

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7Thank Joany F
Cold Lake, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2012 via mobile

Do not stay here, every thing about this place is gross. The wife and I stayed here and it is the biggest mistakes we made in our travels. The hotel has a bad smell as soon as you walk in and the older lady that was working the front desk was rude be on belief. The room wasn't any better...

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5Thank ShootermcGavin1
Monmouth, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Some places just shouldn't be in business, and this was one of them. We were advised by a well-meaning friend that he had heard this 'roadside inn' was just the place for those visiting Harvard. Mmm. Alright, so the location is a little brutal - at the side of a thundering highway - but it is only a 5 minute...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Stay with us at the Cambridge Gateway Inn, one of Greater Boston's best values. The Cambridge Gateway Inn is an independently owned and operated hotel that has built its reputation on what travelers want most: Comfort at an unmatched value. The Cambridge Gateway Inn also offers: 1/4 mile From Alewife-Subway station w/shuttle service, free high speed wireless Internet access, free continental breakfast, free onsite parking and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambridge Gateway Inn

Address: 211 Concord Tpke, Rt. 2 East, Cambridge, MA 02140-2304
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: €65 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 78
Also Known As:
Cambridge Gateway Hotel Cambridge
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