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The Charles Hotel

4-star Hotel with Spa and wellness center

4 stars

1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

+1 617 864 1200
8.4
Very good

based on 277 reviews

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About The Charles Hotel, Cambridge

Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Location
9.7
Services
8.6
Staff
8.7
Value for money
7.4
Providing free Wi-Fi and an indoor pool, The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square is located in Cambridge and is a short walk from Harvard Square and American Repertory Theater. It is set amongst a range of well-known shops and is minutes on foot from Harvard MBTA Subway Station. There are a variety of facilities available to those staying at the hotel, including free bicycle rental, express check-in/check-out and car hire. Those staying at the property can enjoy a book in the library. All the rooms at The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square provide a mini bar, plus all the necessities for an enjoyable stay. Those traveling as a family or in a group can enjoy connecting rooms that are suitably furnished. During their stay, guests can enjoy breakfast at Henrietta's Table, which serves local specialties. Regattabar is a convenient spot to have a beverage before heading out to explore the best of the local nightlife. Guests are also able to try one of the many bars and cafés in the area. The hotel is situated within a short walk of Episcopal Divinity School and Harvard College. Harvard Stadium and Harvard University are a brief walk away.

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Deluxe Rooms - Skyline view
1 king bed

1 king bed

Expedia

$245/night

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Standard Rooms - Skyline view
Prestigia

$77/night

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Double Rooms - Panoramic view
2 double beds

2 double beds

Expedia

$618/night

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King Rooms - POOL view
1 king bed

1 king bed

Expedia

$332/night

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Other Rooms - Courtyard view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Basics

  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

General

  • Family rooms
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV
  • DVD player

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Beauty salon
  • Hiking

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Laundry

  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Outdoor

  • Garden

Places of interest near The Charles Hotel

Attractions in Cambridge, Massachusetts curated by momondo

The Charles Hotel location: 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Top landmarks

Longfellow National Historic Site0.3 mi
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments0.4 mi
Harvard Art Museums0.4 mi
Memorial Hall0.5 mi
Harvard Museum of Natural History0.6 mi
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology0.6 mi
Semitic Museum0.6 mi
Mount Auburn Cemetery1.2 mi
MIT Museum1.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Henrietta's Table0.0 mi
The Oyster Bar at Les Sablons0.0 mi
Les Sablons0.0 mi
Benedetto0.0 mi
Bar Enza0.0 mi
Wusong Road0.0 mi
Parsnip Restaurant0.1 mi
The Red House Restaurant0.1 mi
Legal Sea Foods - Charles Square0.1 mi

The Charles Hotel Reviews

8.4
Very goodBased on 277 verified guest reviews
8.0Solo
8.7Couples
9.1Friends
8.5Families

Pros +
  • Everything stunning place great location. (in 85 reviews)
Cons -
  • I did not partake in the breakfast (in 8 reviews)
  • Cost of parking for hotel guests. (in 8 reviews)


The Charles Hotel room booking info

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Frequently asked questions

  • How far is The Charles Hotel from Boston Harbor SPB?

    If there is no traffic, the 4.2 mi drive between Boston Harbor SPB and The Charles Hotel should only take about 12min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to The Charles Hotel from Boston Harbor SPB?

    The Charles Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Boston Harbor SPB to the hotel, but also around Cambridge during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Cambridge are on average $11/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Boston Harbor SPB to The Charles Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Is The Charles Hotel pet-friendly?

    Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at The Charles Hotel.

  • Are there food options at The Charles Hotel?

    The Charles Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Charles Hotel at +1 617 864 1200. If you are staying at The Charles Hotel, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does The Charles Hotel have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Cambridge specifically look for hotels with a pool. The Charles Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • How close is The Charles Hotel to Cambridge city center?

    When staying at The Charles Hotel there is just 0.9 mi between you and Cambridge city center. While making your way to the center of Cambridge, you should plan to visit Harvard Art Museums, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for The Charles Hotel?

    You can reach the main line at +1 617 864 1200.

  • Does The Charles Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Charles Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Charles Hotel?

    The Charles Hotel check-out time is 12:00 PM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at The Charles Hotel?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $309 per night. The average rate for rooms at The Charles Hotel is currently around $491/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in The Charles Hotel?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at The Charles Hotel, Cambridge. You can leave your travel iron at home and use the irons provided at the accommodation.

  • What is the distance from The Charles Hotel, Cambridge to MIT Museum?

  • Is Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge close to The Charles Hotel?

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