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    Harvard Square Hotel

    110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5774
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good28%
    • Average21%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “harvard square” (212 reviews)
    “great location” (135 reviews)
    “kennedy school” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My mom and I had a great stay here for a few days during the week of Thanksgiving. Very convenient location a short walk to the subway and easy walk all over Cambridge. Simple, clean, and very comfortable room. Only odd thing was the shower...More

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    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Amanda: Thank you very much for your positive review. I am happy that you had a pleasant stay over The Thanksgiving Holiday. Our city center location and short walk to the T subway and the sites of Harvard Square is our top asset along...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I live this simple, no drama hotel with its fabulous location right in the Square, spotless room, great free coffee. I appreciated the manager making a special effort to get me a front facing room, as looking out at the Harvard Square skyline has great...More

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    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Harvard Square Hotel. I appreciate your 5 Star rating. Fabulous location and responsive caring staff are our number one assets. Thank you. It was nice to meet you. Sincerely, Richard Carbone...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The cleanliness of the bathroom could have been better. As well, there was a very loud party going on in the room next to mine. I will say however, the night desk clerk was very prompt in responding to my phone call at 3:30 am...More

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    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review. My overnight Manager Mustapha at the front desk told me about the guests making noise next to your room and I am happy that Mustapha solved the problem right away. I will also follow up on the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This hotel is in a great place in the heart of everything Harvard-related. The room was clean and comfortable. The front desk staff was welcoming and helpful. There were many places for entertainment and dining in the immediate area. The one major complaint I have...More

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    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear AndreaM: Thank you very much for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. Your kind comments about our hotel front desk staff and city central location was very nice. I apologize about the hot water and the shower pressure and I will follow up....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Pleasant hotel, recently renovated with small rooms but great location and view. The hotel is in the heart of Cambridge, it cannot get better. Friendly staff at the reception and modern lobby with limited amenities. Would recommend if you are Ok with 3 star level...More

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    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear world-voyageur18: Thank you very much for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I see that you have many postings on Tripadvisor and that you are an experienced traveler. I appreciate your comments and we are happy that you enjoyed our location and friendly...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$134 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
    • #12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
    • #13 Family Hotel in Cambridge
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 73
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    • Cambridge Harvard Square Hotel
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    Helen W
    12 June 2017|
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    Response from Ajay G | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, not sure what your question is, but, no we didn't have the opportunity to research it in advance. The stay in Boston was unexpected.
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    25 May 2017|
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    Response from AldenDfw | Reviewed this property |
    I have not ever had odor issues. Last time I visited, elevator was broken, but no construction. Agree with other reply: just call and ask!
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    "I love the front of the hotel. The view is gorgeous."
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    "Stay away from the last (4th) floor. Rooms are small & no water pressure."
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