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    Harvard Square Hotel

    110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5774
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    “harvard square” (200 reviews)
    “great location” (129 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Location right in heart of Harvard Square is unbeatable. The staff was courteous and helpful at check-in and at other requests. The rooms are small, the bathrooms are small the lobby is small, the elevator is small - just the logistics of maximizing space in...More

    Thank Dann W
    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Dann W: Thank you very much for your Tripadvisor review of our Harvard Square Hotel. As you described our courteous staff and city center location in Harvard Square are our #1 attributes. We are going to renovate our guest rooms starting with a new...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    No room service. Lobby was humid and not well air conditioned. Bathroom shower handle did not hold position so I was burned by hot water several times. Good pillows and sheets and nice large window for natural light.More

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    Thank Albert C
    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Albert C: Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I apologize that your sower handle did not hold position as you described above. Our city center Harvard Square location provides cafes and restaurants outside of our hotel 24/7. We pride ourselves...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This hotel is located in the heart of Harvard Square -- easy walking distance to Harvard University, the Business School, and lots of wonderful restaurants. It is close to a red line T-stop as well. The room I had, while compact, was clean and well...More

    Thank EMRBrookline
    Response from Richard C, Owner at Harvard Square HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Valued Guest: Thank you very much for your kind review of the Harvard Square Hotel. We really appreciate your comments about our city center Harvard Square location. Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we hope to serve you again...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We enjoyed our stay at Harvard Square Hotel and found the staff quite helpful. We arrived before our room was ready, but the staff found a space for us to relax while it was being completed. Since we had just flown in and were all...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 write a 5 Star Review of our hotel. We really appreciate your very kind comments and I will share with our staff today. We pride ourselves on our city center Harvard Square location...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I am giving this the HSH just three stars. And, all three are for the location. It is in such a convenient spot in Cambridge. We walked everywhere we needed to be during our stay. We even stopped into the hotel to drop off some...More

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

    Dear Denise F. Thank you for your oberservations about my staff here at the front desk. I will follow up with customer service training. I really appreciate your constructive comments to try and help me improve the front desk. Our city center location and friendly...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$242 - US$440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #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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    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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