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Overview of Porter Square Hotel

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Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
792 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

Highlights

Popular LocationHarvard University3 min drive
Popular LocationHarvard Square3 min drive
RestaurantChristophers1 min walk
RestaurantToad1 min walk
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)22 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 19 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Porter Square Hotel is near a train station. Boston Harbor and Long Wharf are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at TD Garden or Fenway Park.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 3 min drive
  • Harvard Square - 3 min drive
  • Boston University - 5 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 6 min drive
  • Museum of Science - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Porter Square Station - 2 min walk
  • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Colette Wine Bistro — 1 min walk
  • Christophers - 1 min walk
  • Toad - 1 min walk
  • Sugar and Spice - 1 min walk
  • Yume Wo Katare - 1 min walk

About this property

Porter Square Hotel

3-star Cambridge hotel in Porter Square, near Harvard University
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a 24-hour business centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, a microwave in a common area and concierge services are on-site. All 65 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, LED TVs with cable channels, and hairdryers. Other amenities available to guests include laptop-compatible safes, showers and ironing boards.
Porter Square Hotel offers 65 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and a hairdryer. LED televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include a shower. This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Valet parking: USD 28.00 per night
Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 5-25 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar

Conveniences

Lift
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Luggage storage
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

24-hour business centre
Computer station

Outdoors

Garden

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Braille signage
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Shared microwave
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning

Bathroom

Hairdryer
Shower

Entertainment

TV channels
LED TV

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 3:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

American ExpressDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28.00 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Tax ID - C0015450491.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property will place a credit card authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Porter Square Hotel Cambridge
Porter Square Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Porter Square Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Porter Square Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Porter Square Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Porter Square Hotel?
Valet parking is available for USD 28.00 per night.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Porter Square, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Davis Square, Harvard University and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Museum of Science are also within 3 miles (5 km). Porter Square Station is only a 2-minute walk and Davis Station is 14 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
434
4 - Good
275
3 - Okay
59
2 - Mediocre
16
1 - Poor
8
4.7
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Lovely hotel. Super comfy beds. Will be back to stay in the future.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

really convenient location across the road from T and near all kinds of restaurants

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great hotel & location. Only issue was the bathroom lighting was not good above the sink...very dim

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Excellent choice to stay in Cambridge

Beautiful hotel in Porter Square, centrally located for all places to visit in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston. Steps away from the Porter Square T station on the Red Line.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020