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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Wasn't the best but needeed a bed for 2 nights red sox game on in town staff very very nice. I think this needs money spending on it but for 2 nights OK. Needs some tlc xxxxx I think if the owner has a little money to spare than they should invest it think it would be a great investment...

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I have stayed here at least 5 times if not more. I have read reiiews and most were not positive. I like the price. The most important part is location. You are right next door to the red line about a 7 minute walk. The red line brings you right downtown Boston. In the red line station there is a...

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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The place is hell motel.. Overpriced for what U get.. Not comfortable here at all. Served my purpose in tight bind, but place was poorly kept Up. They take i enuf money, I see no reason why they can't upgrade. Ick...

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1Thank LA F
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Don't stay here, most disgusting place we've ever stayed. Only reason we gave it 1 star is because you have to rate it. Dirty, carpets loose and filthy, hallways 100 plus degrees and smell. lawn at back of build 2 feet high. sheetrock in lobby missing, water stains on ceilings, should be condemned. Owner should b e embarrassed by reviews.

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5Thank Marnie N
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We stayed for a concert, and wanted to avoid paying high Boston prices. Location near a crusty bowling alley and highway were far from scenic, but could walk to train to get into town. Front desk staff pretty much flatlined in enthusiasm, but continued onto our room. Gross pulled up rug with tons of cigarette burns....Old wallpaper, burned and stained...

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7Thank josh j
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Old in disrepair. The staff was very nice but the facilities were in dire need of maintenance! The carpet was coming up, the floor sunk in areas and there were depressions in the bathroom walls from prior water damage. Bathroom fixtures and tub must be original to the 1970 construction! I don't want to stay here again.

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1Thank David A
Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Terrible really only stayed because it was getting late and Boston hotels are very expensive . We had a room with two double beds and I'm starting to itch just thinking about it. Seriously if you can go elsewhere don't stay here. it's dirty very dirty!!

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1Thank Pauline P
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Not the best place to stay, but okay if you can't find anything else. An old building that needs a lot of work. You're hit with the odor of smoke as you enter the lobby. There is no elevator and the stairs are narrow and winding. Odor of bleach fills the corridors. Free wi-fi is advertised but I couldn't get...

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1Thank 3Merlin5
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I have stayed hundreds of hotels in my life in locations all over the world. For a hotel located in the vicinity of Boston, the management should be ashamed of themselves. It was dirty, smokey, terrifying clientele and over priced for what we received. The rooms were filthy, cigarette stains in the bathroom, a giant hole in the side of...

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4Thank meyerdan2005
Anaheim, California
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Stopped here as other places had no vacancy due to college graduations. We also had a discount coupon. Your first clue is a handwritten notice at check in desk that states any loud noise, behavior issues, etc. you would be evicted. We got our key and the outside building door lock only works sometime to gain entrance to the building....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay with us at the Cambridge Gateway Inn, one of Greater Boston's best values. The Cambridge Gateway Inn is an independently owned and operated hotel that has built its reputation on what travelers want most: Comfort at an unmatched value. The Cambridge Gateway Inn also offers: 1/4 mile From Alewife-Subway station w/shuttle service, free high speed wireless Internet access, free continental breakfast, free onsite parking and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambridge Gateway Inn

Address: 211 Concord Tpke, Rt. 2 East, Cambridge, MA 02140-2304
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $92 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 78
Also Known As:
Cambridge Gateway Hotel Cambridge
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“Don't bother unless desperate”
 of 5 bubbles sandjlee1, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“not here! (unless you want it by the hour)”
 of 5 bubbles 841marnien, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Don't even stop”
 of 5 bubbles sewkitty, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“maybe upstairs is better?”
 of 5 bubbles SW90, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Stay near the lobby if you want wifi in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 234yuvalm, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
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