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    Irving House at Harvard

    24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA 02138-3007
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    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    I had to book this place last minute and it was a steal for being in Harvard Square in the summer with all of the food and great places right around the corner. The Bed and Breakfast itself is in a residential street off the...More

    Thank Sam C
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 26 July 2017

    Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. We look forward to seeing you again !

    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    I would give this a VERY GOOD, except for one small detail. We had horrible sleep. Now- the room was a nice size. It was very clean. The front desk staff was nice. Free parking. They loaned us umbrellas for our rainy day in Boston....More

    Thank Annie D
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 17 July 2017

    Thank you for your thoughtful comments on your stay. I am so very sorry that your quiet enjoyment was disturbed by other guests and our staff... While many visitors choose that room by the front desk for its convenience, it is always possible that the...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    My wife and I were visiting Boston for the 4th of July. We decided to stay in Cambridge instead of downtown Boston and we were so glad we did. The hotel is a few blocks from the Harvard Campuses and the "T" train into Boston....More

    Thank Kenneth M
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 17 July 2017

    Thank you for your thoughtful comments on your stay with us. While we have been seeking retrofits to reduce sound transmission, we have not found any to be effective so far. As I have traveled and stayed in hotels that are purpose built and found...More

    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    A few hours after reserving the room for a week the hotel called me to let me know that they had no available rooms at that price and would have to book me into a more expensive room. I cancelled my reservation.More

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    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 25 June 2017

    I am sorry you had this experience! Our computers went down nearly two weeks ago, and, long story, we lost data for several months. Rebuilding that, and ensuring that our occupancy chart is correct and complete has been a serious challenge for the past week...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2017

    I really liked this B&B and would happily stay again. Reminiscent of something you'd find in Europe. It's a got a funky layout that comes from being an older building with some history, but I think that gives it charm. I had a shared bathroom,...More

    Thank flipper314
    Response from Rachael S, Owner at Irving House at HarvardResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review! The central AC is controllable in the rooms with vents that can be opened or closed, part way or fully. That said, we keep the thermostats at 75, so not extremely cool. And, yes, we do provide...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • USD 118 - USD 377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 44
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    Joanne K
    7 July 2014|
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    Response from RSolem | Property representative |
    Dear Joanne, We do not have suites, so, depending on your preferences, we could accommodate your party in 2 or 3 rooms. With your son being so tall, I would recommend three rooms each with queen bed and private bath. This... More
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    Joanne K
    7 July 2014|
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    Response from RSolem | Property representative |
    Joanne, I believe I have answered this question in another response. Irving House does not have suites, so we would accommodate your party in two or three rooms. Your tall 16 year old would be more comfortable in a full... More
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