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Reviewed 15 August 2012

I've been here twice, the first time under my bed there was a bra and a pizza box, cigarette marks awful smells and terrible service. Also, a man came to the door with a "sample" of "good" cocaine. I slammed the door in his face and I swear to god some of it spilt in my room.

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6Thank bfitty
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Our family stayed here for 2 night for July 4th. We drove from Utah. The hotel is filthy, ac dosn't work. Hotel is full of crazy people including one afternoon some guy is smoking in his boxers and sock playing with himself ouside in the parking lot. The nights are scary, people roaming the halls. At least the price is...

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5Thank utahjazzlove
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 14 May 2012

This place was disgusting! Cigarette burns on everything, from carpets to linen. Hallways had a nauseating odor. Bathrooms were moldy and gross, the wallpaper and ceiling were water damaged. The toilets--I'll spare you the horrid details. The lady at the front was extremely rude and arrogant. To make matters even worse, the room was INFESTED with something that BIT me...

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4Thank jewel m
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 8 April 2012

We stayed at this inn for one night, though we had planned to stay for two. This, in hindsight, was a the result of my own conviction that we could stay in Boston comfortably as cheaply as possible. This was not wise. The rooms were old, hallways musty, and the bathroom floor sticky. It was nice to get a fridge...

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4Thank Aubrey W
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 6 April 2012

we returned the room and went elsewhere, this is a very poor hotel, very old and not very well maintenanced. we decided to return the room and go elsewhere.

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4Thank Nadav A
Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 January 2012

Guy at the desk was nice BUT...... my sheets were so dirty that I had to get clean ones and put them on myself. People working there were nice BUT bathroom was so EWWWW and the towels had a gray color to them. Did check for bedbugs didn't see any.The carpet was coming away from the walls and my blanket...

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2Thank L B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 January 2012

In all of my life I must say I have never stayed in a motel as diplorable as this one! There were cigarette holes in the carpet, bed sheets and shower curtains. I wanted to take a Clorox bath when I left this place. This is definetly not a hotel for families. This is a by the hour type of...

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2Thank betty t
MA
Reviewed 8 January 2012

My family stayed in this DUMP for one night only. The smell of smoke filled the lobby. Which correct me if I'm wrong, according to MA law, smoking in a public place is illegal. The room we were given didn't accommodate the family. There were burns in the carpet, sheets and mattresses. The staff is unprofessional and RUDE!! But that...

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Thank Leety Y
South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2011

This place is really gross. I was too scared to walk without my socks on in fear of what might jump out of the carpet. Bedbugs yuk!! I slept on top of the bed with the bathroom towl over me. When I went down for coffee at the reception desk I was terrified as the other really scanky patron were...

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2Thank harels
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 October 2011

There's a reason this is cheap for Boston. It's a low class hotel. Musty smelling room with carpeting with ridges in it (not smooth carpet). I wore socks so my bare feet didn't have to touch the floor. No AC on a fall weekend where the temp broke heat records. Why? Management turned off AC and the kid on duty...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: €64 - €133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 78
Also Known As:
Cambridge Gateway Hotel Cambridge
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