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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
798 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationHarvard University3 min drive
Popular LocationHarvard Square3 min drive
Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)6 min drive
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
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 19 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuite, 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Porter Square Hotel is near a train station. Boston Harbor and Encore Boston Harbor are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Museum of Science and New England Aquarium. USS Constitution Museum and Franklin Park Zoo are not to be missed.
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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
  • Encore Boston Harbor - 7 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Colette Wine Bistro — 1 min walk
  • Posto - 8 min walk
  • Giulia - 10 min walk
  • Rosebud - 10 min walk
  • Out of the Blue - 10 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 free local calls. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, laptop-compatible safes and showers.
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. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • LED TV

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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

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 guestroom reservation
Tax ID - C0015450491
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
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

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
Porter Square Hotel Hotel
Porter Square Hotel Cambridge
Porter Square Hotel Hotel 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 Porter Square 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 Porter Square 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 Porter Square Hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Porter Square Hotel located?
Located in Porter Square, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Somerville Theatre, 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.
4.4
Excellent
798 reviews
5 - Excellent
439
4 - Good
276
3 - Okay
59
2 - Poor
16
1 - Terrible
8

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome staff. Very sweet and supportive during the time of covid when everyone was freaking out all the time. I appreciate everything they did to help all the guests.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
l loved the property,the staff was amazing,they were friendly and helpful and the restaurant in the hotel was fantastic and the room was clean and comfortable.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

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