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The Charles Hotel

1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

+1 617 864 1200

based on 366 reviews


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About The Charles Hotel, Cambridge

Value for money

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 the 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 - Panoramic view
1 king bed

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£552 totalExpedia
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Double rooms - River view
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King rooms - Garden view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • 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 sanitised
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Wedding services
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking


  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Library
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV
  • DVD player

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Pool


  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking
  • Valet parking


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle hire
  • Beauty salon


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Places of interest near The Charles Hotel

Attractions in Cambridge, Massachusetts curated by momondo

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

Restaurants and Cafés

The Oyster Bar at Les Sablons0.0 mi
Les Sablons0.0 mi
Benedetto0.0 mi
Henrietta's Table0.0 mi


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The Charles Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • In Cambridge, 4-star hotels have average nightly rates of £396. The Charles Hotel is £28 cheaper than the city average at just £368/night.

  • There are 5.8 mi between Boston Logan Intl and The Charles Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 17min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Boston Logan Intl 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.

  • Customers of The Charles Hotel are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • 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. Guests staying at The Charles Hotel are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • The Charles Hotel does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at The Charles Hotel, call +1 617 864 1200.

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

  • The required check-out time is 12:00. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • Depending on the room type you prefer and your travel dates, the cost will differ. Average price per night at The Charles Hotel, Cambridge is £481, but you may find great deals as low as £167. You can find rates for your trip in the form above.

  • Yes, laundry services are accessible for guests staying at The Charles Hotel, Cambridge. Ironing equipment e.g. ironing boards and irons are available as well.

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