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4.5 / 5Wonderful
1,700 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

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What's nearby

Popular LocationHarvard University5 min walk
Popular LocationHarvard Square5 min walk
RestaurantLes Sablons1 min walk
RestaurantNoir1 min walk
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)16 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

    Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

    Suite, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

    Room amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite (Deans)

    Suite (Deans)

    Room amenities

    • 44 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

    Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

    Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Chancellors)

    Suite, 1 King Bed (Chancellors)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Suite, 2 Double Beds (Fellows Suite / Rollaway on request)

    Suite, 2 Double Beds (Fellows Suite / Rollaway on request)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, The Charles Hotel is in the city centre and on a river. Museum of Science and House of Blues Boston are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Fenway Park or TD Garden.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 5 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 5 min walk
  • Boston University - 4 min drive
  • Fenway Park - 5 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Boston Yawkey Station - 5 min drive
  • Harvard Square Station - 6 min walk
  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Henriettas Table — 1 min walk
  • Noir Bar — 1 min walk
  • Les Sablons - 1 min walk
  • Noir - 1 min walk
  • Regattabar - 1 min walk

About this property

The Charles Hotel

Romantic Cambridge hotel in West Cambridge, walk to Harvard University
3 restaurants, a full-service spa and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness centre and a coffee shop/café. All 295 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and 24-hour room service. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include minibars, premium bedding and LCD TVs.
The Charles Hotel offers 295 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Fridges and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Self parking: USD 45.00 per day
Valet parking: USD 50.00 per night
Electric car charging station
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: USD 10-40 for adults and USD 10-40 for children
3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
2 bars/lounges
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Aerobics classes
Fitness centre
Free bike hire
Full-service spa
Indoor pool
Pilates classes
Hot tub
Steam room
Yoga classes

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Fridge (on request)
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Snack bar/deli
Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Ballroom
Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
Filipino
French
Hindi
Indonesian
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business centre
Computer station
Meeting rooms
Conference space (18000 square feet)

Outdoors

Outdoor furniture

Spa

Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - sports
Massage - swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Spa open daily

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
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Down comforter
Free cots/infant beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Premium bedding
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bathtub or shower
Deep-soaking bathtub
Designer toiletries
Hairdryer

Entertainment

TV channels
LCD TV
Films for purchase
Premium channels

Food and drink

Minibar
Fridge (on request)

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Free long-distance calls
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay.
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 50 lb/23 kg)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

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 10 and USD 40 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 40 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 45.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

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 are 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.
  • Tax ID - C0015240490.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Property is also known as

  • Charles Hotel Cambridge
  • Charles Hotel
  • Charles Cambridge
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.5

Wonderful

5 - Excellent
1,081
4 - Good
451
3 - Okay
111
2 - Mediocre
33
1 - Poor
24
4.7
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Mar. 2020

    5/5 Excellent

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

    Stayed 1 night in Mar. 2020

    5/5 Excellent

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

    Location and the bedroom itself were great. There was no coffee maker in the room.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar. 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Feb. 2020

      5/5 Excellent

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

      Lobby was under construction but that is obviously only temporary I still love this hotel!

      Stayed 3 nights in Feb. 2020