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The Charles Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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 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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
102Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
25Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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I have stayed here before and thought I’d give the hotel another try since it’s in a great location and had certain amenities in my old college town. The overnight included my toddler, which is important because the amenities were more important this trip than in my previous
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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 nephew and niece who were
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This hotel operates as a 5-star Hotel from check-in to departure. Immaculate room. Superb service. Excellent restaurants. Nice gym. Location is perfect. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. It felt like home.
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Loved this hotel. Spacious rooms with many extras and tasteful decor, loved the library style furniture with desks and large leather chairs. Lots of places to sit in the lobby, very quick service, nice places for breakfast and lunch in the hotel, lots of stores and restaurants
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Room was comfortable and impeccable. Location was perfect for my class experience.The staff was welcoming and very helpful for any request. Dining experiences were available from teh hotel and the surrounding location. I am a repeat customer and will return again.
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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 if you are interested in public transportation. Please let us know if you have any other questions.
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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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Would like to book a tour in Oct. 2015 with Francios for the Chateaunuf winery. How do I contact him?
Call the hotel. Ask for the Concierge. They enjoy helping out of state visitors such as yourself. If busy or voicemail, leave your number. They will call back if their history is a guide. October is peak season so call soon to book.
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There is a parking around the corner on the right of the main entrance for less. On Sundays I believe you can park free on the quay which is couple of minutes walking distance.
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"There's a theater in the hotel, if you don't want to hear the performances, stay farther away from the theater."
"Chancellor suite had noisy neighbors next to it"
"Make sure you are not behind elevator & ask for a view. For top dollar room really stunk"
"stay three nights for a better room rate"
"Avoid the third floor if you want a quiet room -- the jazz club on that floor is quite loud."
USD 282 - USD 580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
charles hotel cambridge
United StatesMassachusettsCambridge
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