$215 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 30, 2015 Check-out: Aug 2, 2015

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

3 stars
View map of 220 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138-1102

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
60 reviews
Visit to Cambridge

Great location. Clean and comfortable rooms. Breakfast buffet provides the basics to start the day... See full review

  • SlowTurtle
  • May 11, 2015
Great Short Stay

My husband and I decided to arrive early before our cruise ship departure. This hotel is very... See full review

  • Erin R.
  • Apr 20, 2015
Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria! From students and their families to visiting professors and vacationers, staying at our Cambridge Massachusetts hotel puts guests close to the nearby academic giants. If youre in town for Harvard University, MIT, Tufts University or Lesley College, youll feel right at home at our hotel in Cambridge, MA. Whether you need an extended stay in a spacious guestroom or youre just here for the weekend, count on us to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Dont forget to check out the Head of the Charles Regatta® while youre here. Our pet friendly hotel has meeting facilities for your convenience, and a bar and lounge so you dont have to go far for happy hour. Start each morning with a full, free hot breakfast that includes favorites like waffles and fruits, pastries, cereal and 100% Arabica coffee or chilled juices. With a free shuttle to Harvard Square, were committed to making your stay as seamless as possible. Its not just Harvard Square thats near our Cambridge MA hotel. Historic Boston surrounds you, and were on the MBTA Redline to make things even easier when it comes to zipping around the area. With shuttle service to local schools and businesses, parking available, Starbucks® on-site and the best breakfast in town, traveling has never been simpler. Business travelers with the universities and colleges, Raytheon, Pfizer and other companies regularly rely on us to make traveling for work a little less stressful. For hotels in Cambridge MA with the best service in town our property is the perfect choice. A warm welcome and extremely fast check-out means youll feel comfortable from the moment you arrive. If theres anything that will make your stay even better, just ask. Book your next stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria for the best location in town! Enjoy your stay.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria Rooms

1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,NSMK,HI SPEED NET,MICROFRIDGE,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,HI SPEED,MICRFG,WORK DESK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,HI SPEED NET,MICROFRIDGE,FULL BREAKFAST
1 QUEEN BED
1 QUEEN BED,NSMK,HI SPEED,MICRFG,WORK DESK,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
24 hour security
Activities
Exercise gym
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Express checkout
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Truck parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Harvard University: 1.5 mi
  • Bright Hockey Center: 1.7 mi
  • Lavietes Pavilion: 1.8 mi
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 3.4 mi

Dining

Summer Shack
0.2 mile(s) from Summer Shack, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, American and seafood
Bertucci's
0.2 mile(s) from Bertucci's, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, pastas, pizza and steaks. Delivery to the hotel without minimum order requirement.
Ma Magoos
Across the street from Ma Magoos, Deli, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, family owned Pizzaria has been a fixture in Fresh Pond for over 30 years
Harvard Square
1.5 mile(s) from Harvard Square, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Home to some of the finest restaurants in the Greater Boston Area. Choose from casual dining like Cambridge One Pizza to the best Indian cuisine at Bombay
Whole Foods Market
Adjacent to Whole Foods Market, Buffet, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Wide selection of offerings are available at Whole Foods Market. Dining in options or take out available.
Starbucks
Starbucks, on premises, Coffee Shop, Continental, Open for: breakfast,
Cheddar's
Across the street from Cheddar's, Deli, Greek, Open for: lunch, pizza

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
6 out of 60
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.3
Location:
3.7
Value:
3.3

67% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Minnesotan in Winnipeg
Business
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jan 19, 2014

Just Average

This hotel appears to be trying to make it seem more modern, but it's just an old hotel that had a minor facelift. Perhaps this is just an expensive area, but I thought it was a little overpriced for what you were getting. The shuttle to Harvard Square and other local stops was very convenient though!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Washington DC
Nov 13, 2010

Fantastic For Women travelers

Great service, friendly stuff , nice warm breakfst buffet and a suttle to and from the metro

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Whole foods next to the hotel

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Scientist-traveler
Business
New Orleans
Nov 16, 2009

friendly, clean, great shuttle service

The free shuttle to Harvard Square was a big help and the driver was very accomodating.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TJB3
Business
Ohio
Aug 25, 2009

Recently renovated hotel

Good overall experience. Good location in Cambridge. Within walking distance to the T (i.e. the subway, Alewife station). I was told it's not in the best part of town, but I didn't experience any problems or feel unsafe. Close to a number of stores including a supermarket (just in case you need anything). The rooms have just been renovated. They're very nice. Great continental breakfast in a spacious dining room. There's a Starbucks connected to the hotel. Friendly staff. Small workout room, but there is a 2.5 mile walking/running/biking trial that will take you around the local reservoir (beautiful view) less than a quarter mile away. The only thing missing is a big pool to go swimming in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Not Applicable

There are so many great places to visit in Boston. As long as you have easy access to the subway you can just about go anywhere.

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Sep 7, 2007

If there's nothing else...

The hotel was ok, the room was comfortable but the location was not great if you plan to spend time in Boston vs. Cambridge. It's probably better suited for a family that could utilize the indoor pool and breakfast area. It's located fairly close to a subway stop, which is a good thing because the wait for their shuttle is 30min. or more. Overall I would say if you don't mind being outside the city and not near any 'hot spots' it's a reasonable selection...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Starbucks attached and Whole Foods definitely within walking distance....nothing else close!

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Tria

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York, NY
Jun 7, 2007

Convient, pleasant - motel, actually, upgraded to hotel like quality.

It was the worst located room in the hotel. It was next to the ice machine, which was loud, and the window was completely blocked with a neon sign. The interior of the room was satisfactory, and I was tired, so the noise from the ice machine was not a big issue. Also the hotel was completely booked, so I had no opportunity to change rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Stores like Starbucks, Dunking Donuts, CVS, a movie theatre. etc. are a short walk away. Not much else.

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