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    Irving House at Harvard

    24 Irving St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3007
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    Reviewed 31 July 2015

    I'm surprised the Irving House can bill itself as a hotel. Tiny rooms with small uncomfortable beds, shared bathrooms, no air conditioning in the rooms on a 91 degree night, and the overall vibe was more akin to a dorm than a b&b. On the...More

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    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at Harvard

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Irving House does have some small rooms among its varied collection, and the house is big, with 44 rooms, so if a traveler is expecting a small private bed and breakfast, that traveler...More

    Reviewed 21 July 2015

    I stayed here for a couple of nights on business. I had a room with an en-suite bathroom. The room was well-appointed (though small, as it typical for a B&B of this sort) and a nice break from chain hotels. The bed was quite comfortable...More

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    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at Harvard

    Thank you for your great review! We appreciate your taking the time to let others know of your stay. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Our Fair City!

    Reviewed 15 July 2015

    We stayed here for 3 nights and loved it. Irving House had a 4 person room, two beds for our teens and a queen for us with ensuite, which is difficult to find. The room rate included a great breakfast, yoghurts, bagels, scrambled egg, lots...More

    Thank Camberwellse5
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at Harvard

    Thank you for your very kind and thoughtful review. I hope it is helpful to other travelers! And we hope to see you again some time if your travels ever bring you back to Cambridge, MA!

    Reviewed 11 July 2015

    The problem with old hotels is updating electricity, water, heating, etc is expensive. So you have rooms with exposed pipes, tiny bathrooms, oversized furniture. The room we stayed in was such a room. But it was very clean, good bed, and comfortable for us. We...More

    Thank Chris H
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at Harvard

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I agree with your comments about our old house. We do our best to renew it as often as we can. I will speak with our weekend breakfast service staff about more generous...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2015

    We have started to make 4th of July Boston trips an annual event and the Irving House is a great location.Within walking distance to Harvard Square and the Redline Station, an area which is filled with restaurants and students and all the iconic images Harvard...More

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    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at Harvard

    Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. We are happy to improve our breakfast menu in response to guests' requests, and have done so many times over the years. We are very pleased you found our house and its location so suitable to your...More

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    Chuniymimi
    Las habitaciones para 1 pasajero con baño compartido, cuantos metros cuadrados tienen y estan incluidas las sabanas y frazadas para la cama? Tiene tv en la habitacion? Y nevera y pava electrica? Gracias
    25 November 2016|
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    Our rooms with shared baths are about 75 square feet for a single room and about 120 square feet for a double room (with two single beds, or a double bed and single bed). Bedding is included. Electric kettle, refrigerator... More
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    SaludFlores
    Hay cupcake, para celebrar el dia 22 de diciembre en el desayuno el cumpleaños de mi hija
    22 October 2015|
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    Response from Rachael S | Property representative |
    Salud! We can provide a cupcake for your daughter's birthday on 22 December. Carrot cake? Chocolate? Red Velvet? Our local baker would be happy to make this and deliver with her regular delivery... Thank you for contacting... More
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    Joanne K
    Hi what accommodation is available for two couples and my 16 year old son....who is 6ft3ins at your B and B ?
    7 July 2014|
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    Response from RSolem | Property representative |
    Dear Joanne, We do not have suites, so, depending on your preferences, we could accommodate your party in 2 or 3 rooms. With your son being so tall, I would recommend three rooms each with queen bed and private bath. This... More
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    "Check the 2nd floor plan I have included for relative room sizes. The side of Rm 205 (south side) which..."
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    "The smaller rooms are still spacious enough for couples."
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    "We had a room on the first floor right next to the front desk so it was a little noisy at times."
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