Built in 1895, the smoke-free Kendall Hotel is located across from the Kendall Square transit station in Cambridge, Mass. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology stands adjacent to the hotel. The CambridgeSide Galleria Mall is located one-quarter mile away.
The Kendall Hotel's lobby is warmed by a fireplace and is furnished with American memorabilia that showcases a specially commissioned clock crafted by a local artist.
The Kendall Hotel charges a $9.95 hotel usage fee which includes breakfast buffet, high speed Internet access (wired and wireless), pass to fitcorp (a nearby fitness center) and a hosted wine hour (Monday-Thursday) at the rooftop terrace, which offers views of downtown Boston. The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar prepares innovative American home-style dishes with a focus on organic and local ingredients. The bar features local microbrews. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. A business center offers fax and photocopy services.
This seven-story hotel offers 77 guestrooms and four suites, all decorated with antique-reproduction furnishings. Beds are draped with Colonial-style quilts, 250-thread count cotton sheets, and both down and hypoallergenic pillows. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and radios are equipped with MP3 adaptors. Bathrooms are stocked with Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. Suites feature full kitchens, gas fireplaces, two high-definition televisions and jetted tubs.