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|Boston Logan Intl|
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|"Great room decor-unique and beautiful."||(in 62 reviews)|
|"Nice hotel , clean friendly staff."||(in 44 reviews)|
|"Location perfect for Harvard campus visit"||(in 73 reviews)|
|"The pool wasn’t good at all."||(in 5 reviews)|
|"Waaay to expensive Breakfast was nasty and wait staff horrible"||(in 8 reviews)|
|"Where to stay when in Cambridge?"||(in 2 reviews)|
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under construction and was not told this before booking. price too expensive due to construction
Extremely comfortable bed. Very clean hotel.
One estaurant closed due to renovation. Other restaurant overfull and inaccessible. Noisy air conditioning prevents sleep.
Although under construction, it was an amazing stay. So comfortable. Thank you
Construction, but there’s nothing you can do about it.
Construction at facade
The Charles Hotel in Cambridge provides the intellectual elite with a rustic New England respite complete with modern luxuries from around the globe. Decorated in a minimalist Shaker style, the rooms contain luxuries that will impress even the most sophisticated adventurer. From in-mirror televisions in the bathroom to Bose audio, the rooms are outfitted with technology straight from Silicon Valley.
The Charles offers King and Deluxe Queen Guest Rooms, along with four suite layouts ranging from 475 sq feet suites to the sprawling 1,100 square feet Presidential suite. These plush luxuries combine with a location at the heart of Cambridge, Harvard Square. A short jaunt from the doors of the hotel, guests can enjoy eclectic shops, quaint restaurants, indie bookstores, and boutique shopping. Because of the location, the Charles offers parents of Harvard students a special rewards club rewards that culminates in a free and guaranteed room during their child’s commencement.
For guests not wishing to leave the property, the Charles offers guests four onsite dining options. Henrietta’s Table serves farm-to-table dishes, while Benedetto has crafted an elite and romantic atmosphere serving handmade pasta dishes. Late night drinks are served at the hotel’s two bars: Regatta bar, a jazz club, and the Noir, a cocktail lounge inspired by the golden age of Hollywood. Patrons can also enjoy pampering at the hotel’s full service salon and spa, Cobru. The Charles provides a state of the art fitness club to all guests, including group fitness classes and a Kids Club.
The Charles has succeeded in creating an atmosphere that is both posh and unpretentious making it the perfect lodgings for everyone, from the business traveler to the family dropping their eldest off at Harvard.
based on 1,614 reviews
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- Friendly atmosphere
- Impressive bathroom
- Comfortable beds
- Good fitness area
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Most popular landmarks
- Harvard Square 306 m
- Longfellow National Historic Site 0.5 km
- Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 0.7 km
- Harvard Art Museums 0.7 km
- Harvard University 0.7 km
- Memorial Hall 0.7 km
About the neighbourhood
Harvard Square - The Quad is known for: great restaurants, touristy, bookstores, studentsMore
|Boston Logan Intl||9.4 km|
|Bedford Hanscom Field||17.4 km|
|Cambridge Alewife Bus Station||3 km|
|Boston 39 Dalton Street||4.2 km|