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Charles Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Charles Hotel is a delightful place to stay - comfy beds and well set up rooms, helpful staff, and great location in Harvard Square. Lovely (and often quirky) artwork in the rooms and in the lobby. Great gym onsite for hotel guest to use.

Stayed: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights for Harvard Graduation. Hotel staff was friendly and accomodating. Room was bright, cheery and clean. Dined in Hanriett's Table and the food was amazingly fast and delicious. Had evening cocktails at Noir which was a tastefully decorated bar in the hotel. Location was convenient.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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Alex A, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback, Wendy. And congratulations to your graduate! We're honored to have celebrated with you and hope to welcome you back in the years to come. Have a safe and happy summer.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Charles Hotel is the place to stay in Cambridge. We stayed for nearly a week to celebrate my 50th Harvard reunion and everything at the hotel was absolutely perfect.
The facility itself is incredibly well maintained after all these years and still looks like new.
The staff is extremely friendly and professional.
Breakfast at Henrietta's Table were scrumptious.
And of course the location can't be beat.
If you can afford the room rate, there's no where else to stay.

Stayed: May 2018, travelled with friends
Thank ParisMichael
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Alex A, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Congratulations on your 50th reunion! We're honored to have celebrated with you. Thank you for the feedback - we look forward to welcoming you back to Harvard Square again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't think I have ever stayed in a hotel where the staff was more responsive to a guest's needs, including the Okura in Tokyo in its hey day. That said, they didn't Mae up the room the last day of our stay! Great Harvard Square location. Very comfortable beds. Some rooms, however lack towel racks. Hard to do the green thing and not turn in your towels daily.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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Alex A, General Manager at Charles Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback, cgny1fwd. We're happy to hear our team made a difference during your stay but we do apologize for the oversight on the last day of your stay. We hope to welcome you back to The Charles again soon to improve upon your experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have used the Charles on a number of occasions and it is our favorite hotel in the Boston region and one of our very favorites in the United States. The public rooms create a sense of place, the guest rooms are very nice, the staff is extremely helpful without being overbearing, and the food and drink available at the hotel is excellent. My wife and I met in Cambridge so we are particularly fond of the city and love to return there, but frankly, if I had a business meeting or another reason to visit Boston I would stay at the Charles anyway because it is such a comfortable and enjoyable place to call a temporary home.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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