The Charles Hotel Harvard Square, Boston

1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138, Boston, USA (show on map)

Expert reviews

Frommers review:

“The Charles is among the best hotels in the Boston area, and certainly the best in Cambridge—with rates to match. Unlike a lot of high-end hotels, it’s maintained a consistent guest room style: simple yet luxurious, with custom Shaker-style furnishings and abundant amenities.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Boston.

Fodors review:

“This Harvard Square staple is standing strong as one the best place to stay in Cambridge. Gracious service and top-notch room amenities make the Charles big with stars, politicians, and tycoons visiting nearby Harvard University.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Boston.

Guest rating

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4.5 out of 5.0

Ranked 5th in Boston


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All you need to know

1 Bennett Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge; this is the prime location where the Charles Hotel Boston is located. The hotel provides state-of-the-art hospitality facilities and amenities to create the optimum hospitality condition designed to make guests more than their money’s worth. The hotel is set right in the heart of Harvard Square, which is one of the most popular places to visit while in Boston.

The hotel combines classic New England style with modern and luxury amenities which creates the ideal temporary home. This Cambridge Hotel boasts award-winning dining with elegant guestrooms and 24-hour personalized concierge services.

The hotel offers chic and stylish room options such as Junior Suite, One-Bedroom Suite, Deluxe Double Room with Two Double Beds, Deluxe Room with One King Bed. These rooms are furnished with the finest and latest décor and feature elegant color and classic furniture.

Several landmarks and places of interest are located close to the hotel such as John F. Kennedy Park which is 200 m away from the hotel and the Brattle Theatre which is about 200 m away from the hotel.

Rooms in the hotel are fitted with standard amenities such as free Wi-Fi for high-speed internet access, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a comfy sofa.

The rooms also come with an en suite bathroom with features free toiletries and bathroom slippers.

The lounge/bar area is the ideal place for guests to relax and enjoy a drink after a long day.


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