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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

The front desk was wonderful and helpful. We were quite struck though to have what turned out to be the maid banging on the door like a police raid at 8:30 in the morning. Although I was up, it still scared the #%^& out of me, but my son was asleep. As it turned out, the maid was banging on...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: I apologize that my housekeeping staff disturbed you at 8:30am and I promise to follow up with some training to avoid this in the future. Thank you for bringing this constructive comment to my attention. I am happy that you enjoyed our location and helpful front desk staff. Thank you very much for taking the time to...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a very good location. It is tidy and clean. The room and bed comfortable. If you have noisy neighbourgrs you will definitly bear them due to thin walls and untight doors. The personel is frienly and helpfull. There is no breakfast available, but coffe and tee is complimentary 24/7.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear International Traveler: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. Location to Harvard University and a nice friendly helpful staff is our number one attribute. We all enjoy serving international travelers and try to assist you as you discover the cafes and shops in Harvard Square, Cambridge. I see that you have posted many reviews and we...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small hotel located right next to the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Sq and the the metro station. The location is excellent. This is a basic facilities, clean hotel. There are numerous eating places close by besides several breakfast places and bars!! The rooms are small, neat and clean. They do not have a coffee maker, but do...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued International Guest and Family: Thank you taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at the Harvard Square Hotel. It was great to meet you and your family during your stay. Your comments are most appreciated. We value our international guests and we hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Harvard...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good service cooperative front desk, convenient to Harvard University where I had my business., I traveled to Harvard University once or twice each school year and this is a convenient hotel and it is moderately priced

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marshall: Thank you very much for your thoughtful review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I is great to receive wonderful kind reviews like yours on Tripadvisor. As you commented we have a wonderful city center location in Harvard Square. Our housekeepers really work to keep our guest rooms clean and in tip top condition. Thank you again and we...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frankly, I choose this place on my annual trips to Cambridge because of its convenient location right next to Harvard Square with access to the T and the decent value. Other area hotels are much more expensive without providing extra charm or service.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. We value serving international travelers and we appreciate your repeat business and guest loyalty. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. I am happy that you choose our hotel because of our convenient location in the center of Harvard Square. Sincerely,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The AC does not work well in the 3rd floor, the hotel is not as clean, and customer service was ok but not excellent. The owner tried to fix the AC problem but he was not successful. They were giving funs to the guests. The only good thing about this hotel is proximity and convenience.

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zandy: Thank you for your review. I apologize that your AC was not working properly on the 3rd floor. I will also work on the customer service that we offer. Thank you for your constructive comments. Sincerely, Richard Carbone Business Owner

Covington, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Friday night, January 27th, I realized I did not have an ironing board, and I had already changed into my pajamas. It was 9:30 pm. I called the front desk from my room, and then started calling from my room phone and my cell phone, and could never get an answer. I tried from 9:30 until almost 11 pm...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Harvardparent: Thank you for your review. We value your comments and as the business owner here since 2005 I will follow up with my staff. I apologize that the front desk did not answer the telephone and that the ironing board top was not in good condition. Thank you for your review. Sincerely, Richard Carbone Owner

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Harvard Square Hotel for 3 nights. Convenient location (5 mins walk to Harvard T-line station), proximate to many shops/restaurants/places of interest. We booked into a standard room with one king-size bed and we realised our room is not as small as some reviews seem to have suggested. We are however not sure if it is because we were...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Harvard Square Hotel. It was nice to meet you during your stay and we are happy that our location and services met your expectation. We have a very nice staff and with our city center location close to Harvard University and the cafes and shops...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was cozy and very clean. And just by being so close to the best stores, restaurants, coffee shops and Harvard University it worth every dime. The staff is cordial and friendly. What else could I ask for. Next time I'm gonna bring my family with me. =D

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Wow Thank you for the wonderful Tripadvisor review of the Harvard Square Hotel. Your comments describe our hotel location and amenities perfectly. We pride ourselves on Location, Friendly customer service and clean comfortable modern guest rooms. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Richard Carbone Business Owner

Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I checked one of the bigger, fancier hotels in Harvard Square, which was 400 per night. For less than half that, I got a hotel that was friendly, super-convenient, and very accommodating. I arrived way early (9:00), asked if I could get in my room, and they said they had one for me. They had a parking space 10 feet...

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Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review. I am happy that we had a guest room ready for you at 9am. We will always check our guests in early if we have a room available, Our city center location and friendly staff are our best attributes. We hope to serve you again. Thank you! Sincerely Richard Carbone Business Owner

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harvard Square Hotel contemporary in decor is centrally located in the heart of Harvard Square. Just steps away from all that Harvard Square has to offer including the Harvard University Campus, Harvard T-Station, Charles River and the many eclectic stores and restaurants found in the Square. We are also only a few miles to downtown Boston. Our on the go Starbucks Cafe is a big hit with our guests as the head out to start their day !! We would like to thank our recent guests for their patience as we installed a brand new elevator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harvard Square Hotel

Address: 110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5774
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: €195 - €412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harvard Square Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Harvard Square Cambridge
Cambridge Harvard Square Hotel
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#13 Family Hotel in Cambridge
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Be sure to put the DO NOT DISTURB sign up the night before! ”
 of 5 bubbles harvardtravelerx, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the main street. You can see the sunrise each morning, and these rooms get a lot of light. Can be noisy on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles treetops1234, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room at the end of the corridor - no harm to ask!”
  • Standard room, 1 king-bed
 of 5 bubbles aphk407, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher and facing the Square is better.”
 of 5 bubbles 999jacobc, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A view facing east is best.”
 of 5 bubbles Elosofamoso, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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