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The Charles Hotel, Cambridge

4-star4 stars
One Bennett StreetCambridgeMA02138United States of America

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Harvard University
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Superb9.2
Room
Great room
Comfort
Very comfortable
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Charles Hotel, Cambridge

from $359
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Fellows)
  • Suite (Deans)

What’s around The Charles Hotel, Cambridge

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Harvard University (3-minute walk)
  • Fenway Park (33-minute walk)
  • Hynes Convention Center (39-minute walk)
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts (42-minute walk)
  • Copley Place (42-minute walk)
  • Boston Public Garden (45-minute walk)
  • Boston Common (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • TD Garden (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (4.4 mi / 7 km)

Getting around

  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 28 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 32 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 41 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 42 min drive
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 8 min drive
  • Boston-Back Bay Station - 11 min drive
  • Boston South Station - 13 min drive
  • Harvard Square Station - 5 min walk
  • Central Square Station - 23 min walk
  • Porter Square Station - 26 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 295 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 50 lb)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Ice skating on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Year Built
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Henriettas Table - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Noir Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Benedetto - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Regattabar Jazz Club - This bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

Pronto - This café specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Ice skating on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Nearby

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

The Charles Hotel, Cambridge’s small print

Also known as

  • Charles Cambridge
  • Charles Hotel
  • Charles Hotel Cambridge
  • Hotel Charles

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Parties and events are allowed on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 40.00 per day

Valet parking costs USD 45.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20 per day

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 40 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 40 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 428 reviews

The Charles Hotel, Cambridge
Very Good8.0
Good
Nice, large hotel in Harvard Square with spacious, well-appointed rooms. Nice modern showers, mini TV screen in bathroom mirror, mini toiletries w/ cotton balls, q-tips, nail file, bathrobes & slippers. Small closet w/ safe, a couple of padded hangers. Nice bedding. Minifridge crowded with merchandise - doesn’t get very cold. Nice Nespresso upon request. 2 restaurants, 1 bar in hotel; lots more nearby. Doormen good at getting cabs.
L, us3 night trip
The Charles Hotel, Cambridge
Exceptional10.0
Ideal Boston/Cambridge location.
Ideal stay for a brief visit to Boston when passing through on the return from a vacation in Maine.
Alan, us1 night trip
The Charles Hotel, Cambridge
Exceptional10.0
Overnight in Cambridge for Harvard games
George, us1 night trip
The Charles Hotel, Cambridge
Very Good8.0
Looking a little threadbare
The Charles has a virtual monopoly in the Harvard Square area and, unfortunately, it seems to be resting on its laurels. It's still by far the best place in the nearby area but it's not keeping itself up to date and even routine maintenance seems to be lagging. The carpet in my room was worn and looked almost dirty There was a large brown stain on the shower curtain liner that looked like - well, never mind what it looked like. Even a Marriott Courtyard would have flagged things like that. For $500/night, you expect and deserve more.
Gregory, us1 night trip
The Charles Hotel, Cambridge
Exceptional10.0
Very good
min, us1 night trip

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