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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Away from the sites in Cambridge. 10 minute walk to train station. I would not walk it at night as the area seems unsafe. Front desk very busy when we checked in. Clerk was very professional. Breakfast was pretty good.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stayed in the HIE Cambridge, while taking time out to visit Boston. The hotel was a great choice and only a ten minute walk from the Lechmere "T" station. The hotel reception is simple and friendly, the staff are at hand if needed. The room, luckily for us as an upgrade, was very good and consisted of a king...

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Andrea W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We love to hear that you enjoyed yourself and found the hotel to meet your expectations! We hope that you will come back and stay with us in the future! Andrea

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice hotel. The room was spacious and had a mircowave, fridge, and Keurig. Breakfast was adequate and they had freshly baked warm cookies in the evening at the front desk. I am taking one star off because the rooms facing the main street are very noisy. As other reviewers suggest, ask for a room on the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very nice and the staff was friendly. When arriving the desk clerk was very friendly and promptly took my info and gave me my key. I asked about menus for around the area and they had some but after getting my key I forgot to grab them. When getting to the room it was very clean with...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk lady didn't help me although I was requested to approach front desk to verify my file details. She even didn't look into the systems asking me for my room number of name. Nothing. She left her station, leaving me to stand for nothing, refused later to be identified by her first name and didn't apologize for her...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Eran S, Thank you for leaving us a feedback. Everything we do is aimed at providing our guests with excellent service and comfortable accommodations, however, we regret to read that in this case we have fallen short of your expectations. We take comments such as these very seriously and would like to follow up with you. I have sent...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a business trip the week of 4/17. The folks here are very friendly (the folks at the front desk were a pleasure and the ladies in the breakfast room and doing housekeeping were all very nice), the room very comfortable and well appointed (I like the extra computer desk they have added and I also appreciate the...

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Tyler B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your interactions with our staff! Come again soon!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here while on a college tour and we would definitely recommend this hotel! The rooms were clean, the staff was friendly and it was well located for our purposes. The complimentary breakfast and coffee were nice and the parking was free!

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Tyler B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. There are many wonderful colleges in the area! We all hope you were able to find the perfect school while in town. Come again soon!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have never written a Trip Advisor review before, but felt that I had to set the record straight with respect to this hotel. In sum, do not be deceived as I was into thinking that this hotel is a good value. A good value is a hotel that offers more at the same or lower price. While this hotel...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi aroseoak, Thank you for your stay and for leaving a review. Our goal has always been to provide our guests with the best hospitality service and it is with regret to know that we were not able to meet your expectations of the IHG brand when it comes room received and its condition. I am sorry for the inconvenience...

Euless, tx
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 18 nights..It was for business. My work required a schedule that ended at 10 pm..There were some nights where I had to park across the street due to lack of parking.No guest laundry..Housekeeping A+..Breakfast adequate..Close to McDonald's and Rite Aid Grocery store..Would not stay again due to parking issue.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Hi PaPaEuless_tx, Thanks for choosing the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Boston - Cambridge, it's good to hear feedback from an extended stay guest. Friendly and comfortable accommodations is what we consistently aim to provide and that in mind, I am glad that you found our housekeeping's level of service and food choices at the Express Start Breakfast Bar to...

Seymour, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Another city and another stay at a Holiday Inn Express. Our "go to" hotel remains Holiday Inn Express and a recent trip to Boston offered the chance to visit another property. Located in Cambridge, across the Charles River from Boston, the hotel's location allows visitors to drive or take mass transit into Boston. The hotel is located on a busy...

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Andrea W, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge, responded to this review

Thank you for all of the great feedback our our hotel and our city! We are happy to hear that you love Holiday Inn Express! We thank you for choosing to stay with us when in Boston and look forward to your next visit! Andrea

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome! Located minutes from downtown Boston on the Green Line of the 'T' Lechmere Station, close to MIT, Harvard University, Museum of Science, TD Banknorth Garden, Patni Corp., EF Foundation, Kendall Square, Massachusetts General Hospital, Spaulding Rehabilition Center and Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and only 3 miles from Boston Logan Airport (BOS), our hotel is the perfect location for visiting the Boston/Cambridge area. We offer a complimentary American breakfast, featuring our famous cinnamon roll as well as a variety of hot foods. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our Great Room, with 24-hour coffee, complimentary cookies at night, and high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the building. Our convenient location and commitment to service make us the best value in the Boston/Cambridge area, so book now and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express. Contact the hotel directly for packages that'll save you money. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge

Address: 250 Monsignor Obrien Hwy, Cambridge, MA 02141-1251
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $280 - $545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston - Cambridge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 112
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“Request a room on the "back" side of the building (away from Monsignor) and away from the elevators for a quieter stay.”
CBtph, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“public transport within walking distance - lechmere T”
KudosKompliments, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be on the back side of the hotel, the front is beside the road.”
jacketsman, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“room in the back”
Mcgovern398, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for away from construction & road traffic”
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