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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best location for anything at Harvard's main campus. Small but comfortable rooms. Very nice service. Complimentary coffee, soft drinks were very nice.Very delicious Spanish crackers for complimentary breakfast.Cozy lobby sitting area.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Room was on the small side, but 5 minutes walk to Harvard Yard. Parking $34 per nite but valet always prompt. Bathroom was nice and large. Free bottled water, soda, coffee and tea! Overall a good experience at a reasonable price in a great location!

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is exceptional and the staff are absolutely fantastic. I had the best stay here recently on my trip to Cambridge, Boston, USA. The rooms are great value for money are very clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. The reception area is really nice and there is a fabulous hot drinks station with cold drinks available too. I would recommend...

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Camden, Maine
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stay in Cambridge frequently and I was surprised that I had not found this hotel before. The location is perfect. The price for a petite queen is only slightly higher than some of the lower priced B&B's but the room and location are significantly better. Although breakfast is not included, they do provide orange juice, coffee and a biscuit...

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Denville, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A very affordable, upscale boutique hotel a few blocks from Harvard Square. The staff could not have been friendlier. The room was small, but adequate, and immaculate. The hotel offers valet parking for $34, which we found to be well worth it. Complimentary coffee, espresso, tea, soda, bottled water and juices, in the lounge 24 hours, was a nice touch.

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

What a delightful hotel find! The rooms are on the smaller side, but elegantly appointed with luxurious bath towels. The staff is friendly and courteous. Complementary lobby refreshments include Nespresso drinks, juices, soft drinks, water, and snacks. On cold days, the lobby fireplace is a great place to relax and "thaw out". The hotel is located near Harvard Square and...

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Carrboro, NC
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were visiting colleges and family in Cambridge for the weekend and needed a well-located hotel within walking distance from Harvard and from restaurants. We booked two rooms -- one had a queen bed with balcony and the other had two doubles with a balcony. Given that it is March, we certainly did not need the balconies, but we wanted...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Hotel Veritas is perfectly located near Harvard Square & within walking distance of everything. The lobby and rooms are beautifully appointed and the staff is very personable and welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended! It's the perfect sanctuary!

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East Hills, New York
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My son is a student at Harvard, and my husband and I have stayed at a number of hotels in the Cambridge area. This week, we tried Hotel Veritas, and our search for a go-to hotel in the area is now over! It's a very friendly, charming hotel which is well-located right near Harvard Square. There are drinks and snacks...

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Cape Cod, MA
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very welcoming hotel! Greeted warmly and had a great stay. Rooms are small but comfortable. Every person behind the front desk was lovely. Lobby offers complimentary coffee, tea and water - very nice touch! Frette linens in room were also a great touch. Location in Harvard square was terrific. Double beds are hard for a tall family of 3...but the...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Veritas is a 31-room independent upscale hotel located in Harvard Square offering intimate service in a hip Cantabrigian setting. The entire look and feel of the hotel is elegant and current, but with a respectful nod towards our traditional and historic neighborhood. The guest rooms are designed with the fine detailing of an old New England residence and furnishings that are interesting contemporary pieces with rich fabrics and textures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Veritas

Address: 1 Remington St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5202
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $394 - $670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Veritas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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“"Petite queens" are the least expensive and smallest yet have adequate room space & generous bath space. Some are in the back.”
safari_qn, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you need a room for two persons, book the larger spaces (225 sq feet)”
Carrboro-Haverford, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose higher floors”
TripEnthusiast2, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want to sleep late ask them for a room not on the side or main street, garbage trucks at 6am.”
bonnieg643, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“My room was on the second floor overlooking Massachusetts Avenue and there was quite a bit of street noise.”
phototod, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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