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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It takes a lot for me to rate a hotel super negatively. We weren't here on vacation, but rather, while our apartment was uninhabitable. I've always seen this hotel and thought it would be a great place to stay, so jumped at the excuse and a groupon deal to choose this hotel. Check in was God-awful. It's supposed to be...

Thank Bookie2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great and beds comfortable. They're in the middle of remodel so the lobby and other areas are a mess but that's to be expected. Noise level from nearby rooms is quite loud. There were some kids you could hear until after 11. Had to move the coffee maker across the room because there wasn't a plug near it....

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Harpswell, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As several people have noted, a bit tricky to find on the rotary (your very first available turn if coming from Harvard Square). Parking is free, which is a nice feature in Cambridge. There is some construction on-going because the hotel is about to change names and, I assume, ownership. Wi fi was free. The room was okay, real glasses,...

2Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night, my husband and I attempted to stay at Hotel Tria. It was advertised with a reasonable rate and conveniently located. We arrived to a filthy lobby that was completely under construction and smelled of dust. It took close to 30 minutes to check us in because their computer wasn't working. When we got to our room the smell...

1Thank Celia W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've stayed here when it was part of Best Western and given it good marks, but my most recent visit was entirely disappointing. The property definitely needed updating, and there's been a change in ownership and the property is undergoing construction. But come on, be honest and let people know they are reserving a construction zone. Stay here and you...

1Thank N2NY
Honolulu, HI
Reviewed 14 January 2017

First of all, if you want to stay for one or two nights and only sleep in here, OK, it's better than sleeping outdoors or under the bridge. But that's pretty much it. Breakfast - very "symbolical" and almost non-existent. Breakfast area has like 3-4 tables... I suggest to remove it from advertisement for this hotel and better not offer...

Thank Azzi E
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Hotel looked great, and rooms were clean, but the female managers seemed a bit incompetent. Disciplining staff in front of guests seem very unprofessional and they should stick up for employees' mistakes, and not push blame, since they are higher in position. Everything else was great, but the managers should be required to take leadership courses.

1Thank nandinigupta67
HotelTriaGM, General Manager at Hotel Tria, responded to this review

Good morning! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the hotel and we also 100% agree that staff should only be rewarded/recognized publicly and critiqued privately. Thank you

Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed at the Hotel Tria over Thanksgiving. We chose the hotel because it was a modest walk to the Alewife MBTA station (or you can take the hotel shuttle) and because we were hoping to walk some of the Thanksgiving meal off on the trails around Fresh Pond right across the street. It is also just a short drive...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights in a King room, 3rd floor/330, facing the rear. The room was quiet, failry spacious, bed was comfortaable but pillows could have been larger, large tv, mini fridge, free wi-fi. Breakfeast was the standard chain brkft/scrambled eggs, bacon, cold cereals, oatmeal, yogurt, waffle machine, fruit, etc. Hotel provides a shuttle to harvard sq, 10 min, or...

Thank Bruce B
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This hotel is located on a busy rotary. If you are driving, its exit the wrong place from rotary, and it can then be a real challenge to get back into traffic. Beyond that, this place is fine, if expensive on a busy night for what you get. The rooms are clean and adequate. Good desk set up for the...

Thank TomM1951
HotelTriaGM, General Manager at Hotel Tria, responded to this review

Hello Tom, Thank you for taking the time to share with us some feedback on your recent stay. We are happy to learn that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We are confident that we have the best Hotel staff in Cambridge! We hope you will visit us again real soon. Happy Holidays Jennifer

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the premier Hotel's in New England is also Boston's best value, offering 121 brand new or newly renovated guest rooms with mini fridge, flat screen TVs, wired and wireless Internet access, luxurious linens and individual digital climate control units in each room. Guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast daily in the expanded breakfast area and affordable parking is also available on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Tria

Address: 220 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $149 - $496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tria 3*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Best Western Tria
Best Western Cambridge
Cambridge Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#9 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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“306, though it had it's own set of problems, was much quieter than our new room in 412. I would avoid this place altogether though.”
 of 5 bubbles Bookie2015, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Away from construction dumpsters”
 of 5 bubbles N2NY, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a higher floor. Consider the front to avoid the trash and delivery trucks, even though it means facing Concord Ave and the Rotary.”
 of 5 bubbles ComfortSeeker595, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“face the rear, high floor”
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“luxury prices, but not really a luxury hotel”
 of 5 bubbles TomM1951, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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