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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
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not worth the price for a King room. Location is the obvious price driver. Water pressure in shower not great. Beware the parking garage and if you have to leave early - there is no attendant on duty at 6am to let you out.

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Reviewed April 7, 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location within reach of university grounds, restaurants, shops, cafes etcStaff is professional yet friendly and attentiveRoom was clean and well kept and I totally enjoyed my stay there and will return there for future stays

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed here for a weekend and was disappointed with the service and amenities, especially for the price. The Italian restaurant was not special or worth going into. I had pumpkin ravioli and it was so sweet it could not be eaten. I do give the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was wonderful from check in to check out. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The room was beautiful, and they had a crib ready for our toddler (which was great). Overall a wonderful stay and we highly recommend it!

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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
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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
US$224 - US$622 (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
US$224 - US$622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Charles Hotel Cambridge
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
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edwardh132
January 22, 2018|
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Response from AlexA7987 | Property representative |
Hi Edward, We understand your concern about past pet guests in the rooms. We take great care at cleaning and sanitizing each room after guests check out, especially when pets have been present. Our staff is trained... More
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Jodi M
June 22, 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
April 13, 2017|
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Response from AlexA7987 | Property representative |
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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"Make sure you are not behind elevator & ask for a view. For top dollar room really stunk"
smallmoon2
6 days ago
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"stay three nights for a better room rate"
georgegS3960TR
Oct. 6, 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
Sep. 15, 2018
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"Ask for a view of Harvard Square."
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Aug. 23, 2018
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