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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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4Thank covertheearth
Reviewed 21 August 2011

Just experienced bedbugs. Bitten over the arms and neck during my weekend stay. This has to be the worst experience ever. No warning, and now hives appearance, severe itching, swelling, and redness over the bitten areas. Just ghastly, disfiguring, embarassing, and unforgivable.

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3Thank globali
Vermont, USA
Reviewed 28 July 2011

the staff was very helpful when we didn't have a GPS - and can't seem to find a map in the whole Boston area, we called, they confirmed that they had room, gave us directions, and when we got turned around with the directions, I called again, and the front desk woman got us there, while still being patient with...

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2Thank hummingbird052468
New York, NY
Reviewed 22 June 2011

I stayed in this hotel May 2011, room 207 to attend a graduation. The next day, I realized I had bed bug bites all over my arms and legs, confirmed this with a doctor. Contacted hotel by phone and fax, almost a month after the fact, I still have not heard back from them. Very dissapointed.

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1Thank rubasa
North Bend, Washington
Reviewed 28 May 2011

I found this hotel on the Harvard website. I booked it back in November because it was much cheaper by far, than any other place in the area for graduation week, and I wanted to be sure to get a room. A few days before I was scheduled to stay, I looked on line and discovered that the reviews were...

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2Thank leslierw
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 May 2011

the place was a bit empty of people, and need to drive to get to town.. but the rooms were good, clean, and we didnot have any problems during our 3 day stay..

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cambridge, ma
Reviewed 11 March 2009

Be aware that as of 3/11/09, there are close to 100 homeless families with children currently being housed (compliments of the state of MA) at this facility. While this is a wonderful gesture for the state to provide, I'm not sure as a traveler it might be the best situation in terms of quietness and cleanliness for your travels.

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6Thank nearby-resident
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 11 July 2008

First off, keep in mind this is one of only a couple places in the Boston area where you can get a room for less than $100 a night unless you want to stay at a hostel. So don't go in with any high expectations and you won't be disappointed. For the past couple years, my family has stayed here...

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1Thank Maruru
Salem, NH
Reviewed 27 April 2008

Stay away from this motel. It's terrible. Rooms aren't clean. Bugs crawling. Bathroom's dirty. I've stayed at some low price motels before, but this one tops as the WORST. Stay away from this motel folks. You can do so much better elsewhere.

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3Thank lancebos
phila pa
Reviewed 12 March 2008

we found this hotel on the MIT website as a suggested place to stay when visiting the school. I have since emailed MIT to suggest they remove this hotel. I called the hotel directly to book a room and had a confirmation number. I was very clear with the man I spoke to explaining we were visiting a college with...

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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: €64 - €134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 78
Also Known As:
Cambridge Gateway Hotel Cambridge
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