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Harvard Square Hotel

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  • Excellent42%
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“harvard square”(216 reviews)
“great location”(140 reviews)
“kennedy school”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Room looks like it was converted from a dorm room. Does not feel like a hotel at all. The bed was uncomfortable and the sheets were tucked in oddly. The location was great, but I wouldn't stay there again.More

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Response from Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square HotelResponded 8 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I apologize about your bed being uncomfortable and I will follow up with housekeeping. Please contact me on a future visit so that I can do something special to make up for...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is basic but has everything you need. Rooms have comfy beds and good bathrooms. Downstairs there's a refreshment bar with tea, coffee, water etc. Lovely area to sit in the lobby. Air conditioning in the rooms is unpredictable - only problem we encountered....More

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Response from Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square HotelResponded 5 September 2016

Dear Naomi: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. I appreciated your comments and on behalf of the entire service team we are glad that you were comfortable. I noticed that you have many Tripadvisor reviews and that you are an experienced...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Harvard sq. hotel is in a perfect location convenient to both the metro and highway, and plenty to do with in walking distance. the room was modern and fantastic. The staff were very professional and Richard the Inn Keeper went out of his way...More

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Response from Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 September 2016

Emil: Thank you for your very kind 5 Star Review!! Congratulations on your martial arts tournament here in the Cambridge Area. We thank you for your services as a top policeman in the Washington DC area. See you next year. Richard Carbone ,Business Owner.

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Location, location, location. Right in the middle of the Buzz between Harvard and Cambridge, great place for parents of incoming freshman to use as a base of operations. Everything necessary to support the move in operations is easily within walking distance of the hotel. Clean...More

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Response from Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 September 2016

Dear Quinn: Thank you for your review of the Harvard Square Hotel. We try to help our Harvard parents as much as possible. We hope to see you again soon. All the best to your family. Sincerely Richard Carbone Business Owner.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We absolutely loved it! right in the middle of Harvard Square so it was perfect. It was perfect for my husband and I. A lot of construction going on but it did not matter at all to us. The front desk staff was amazing. Our...More

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Response from Richard C, General Manager at Harvard Square HotelResponded 2 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for your kind review. I am happy that you enjoyed our location. Our parking deck renovation is complete so you will have a nice quiet stay on your next visit. I apologize that we caused a little construction noise during...More

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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$172 - US$408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$172 - US$408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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milu
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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