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The Charles Hotel

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1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5780 See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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I haven't stayed at the Charles in some time, but we stayed there recently and had a wonderful time. The rooms are big and bright and airy. The bath is big and the towels plush. The location next to Harvard Square can't be beat. All-in-all...More

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Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

My wife and I have been long-time residents of Cambridge. We had our wedding reception at the Charles and have had friends and family stay at the hotel several times, and without fail the experience has been positive. This most recent stay was with my...More

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Date of stay: April 2018
Thank petrock2002
Reviewed yesterday

The Charles Hotel offers a very cozy but high standard of comfort in the center of Cambridge. Great food, top service, plenty of amenities etc. Highly recommended, but ask for high floor to get a decent view.

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Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Beauryan
Reviewed yesterday

A hidden gem in Harvard Sq, the Charles Hotel is one of my favorite places to have my parents stay when they visit me. From the convenience of Harvard Sq and quick access to Boston to the lovely restaurants (and bars) right at the hotel,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank BeforeSunrise
Reviewed 4 days ago

Location is fine .. suite price not reasonable for the price of 800 $ + per night . I had a family reunion , the catering department said no meeting rooms , was advised that Chancellor Suite at 800 $ + can fit 12 family...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Description
Located just minutes from downtown Boston and a variety of world-class attractions, The Charles is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel and a proud member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts. Reflecting the eclecticism that is More Cambridge, The Charles Hotel is a modern interpretation of New England hospitality with a thriving jazz club, the Regattabar; two signature restaurants: Henrietta's Table and Benedetto; year-round farmers market; state of the art conference facilities; Corbu Spa & Salon; and a central location in the heart of Harvard Square. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
295
Price range
USD 269 - USD 567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Charles Hotel Cambridge
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Business
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
295
Price range
USD 269 - USD 567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Charles Hotel Cambridge
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge

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Dining (57)
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Jodi M
23 June 2017|
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Response from Joycearellano | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you must have sent this question to the wrong place. I had a very positive stay at the Charles Hotel.
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Rserio9809
14 April 2017|
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Happy to help! The Charles Hotel is located approximately 8 miles from Logan Airport. While we do not have an airport shuttle, Ubers are available at all hours. We are also a five-minute walk from the Harvard Square T stop... More
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Miminon
20 November 2016|
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Yes, our late night in room dining menu is served from 11pm-6:30am. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to prepare for your arrival. Alex Attia General Manager
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Room Tips

"Chancellor suite had noisy neighbors next to it"
Traveler448824
5 days ago
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"Make sure you are not behind elevator & ask for a view. For top dollar room really stunk"
smallmoon2
12 Nov. 2018
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"stay three nights for a better room rate"
georgegS3960TR
6 Oct. 2018
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"Avoid the third floor if you want a quiet room -- the jazz club on that floor is quite loud."
Kahaluu_Bob
15 Sep. 2018
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