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Porter Square Hotel

1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

+1 617 499 3399

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based on 589 reviews


Value for money

This budget hotel offers value for money, and is just a five-minute stroll from Harvard College, Harvard University and Harvard Square. Known for its popular location, it is close to Cambridge's tourist attractions and is moments on foot from Harvard MBTA Subway Station. Porter Square Hotel has recently undergone refurbishment and offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and valet parking. Welcoming and professional team members are available 24 hours a day. All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with ironing facilities. Porter Square Hotel is located right nearby shopping, entertainment, cafés and restaurants. Guests can also visit Episcopal Divinity School and Longfellow National Historic Site.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Additional bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Computer use available
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Slippers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge


  • Garden


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Alarm clock

Places of interest near Porter Square Hotel

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1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140


Harvard University0.9 mi
Harvard Square1.1 mi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology2.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Colette0.0 mi
Kaya Restaurant0.0 mi
Christopher's0.0 mi
Yumewokatare Ramen Shop0.0 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 589 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, wonderful staff." (in 112 reviews)
  • Staff very friendly and helpful (in 104 reviews)
  • "Good room, clean, quiet, confortable." (in 98 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room small and no fridge (in 76 reviews)
  • Lack of fridge/refrigerator in room (in 64 reviews)
  • Paying for valet parking underneath the hotel! (in 18 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Porter Square Hotel is less than the Cambridge average rate for 3 star hotels. The nightly rate at Porter Square Hotel is typically $151, whereas the nightly rate in Cambridge is $72 more.

  • Yes, Porter Square Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Cambridge for those looking for something different.

  • Judging by our data, Porter Square Hotel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Porter Square Hotel at +1 617 499 3399.

  • Porter Square Hotel is 1.2 mi away from the city center of Cambridge, where you can find interesting sights such as Harvard Art Museums.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 617 499 3399.

  • Yes, Porter Square Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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