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Recent guest reviews

A delightful stay. Beautiful rooms that are classy but not stuffy.

Great location, excellent staff, bed needed to be replaced

Location! Excellent restaurants. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms very slick.

Property was close to everything in Harvard Square in Cambridge which was great. Parking was $45 a day which cost me $135 a lot. It should be free if your a guest

Great hotel, spacious rooms, prompt service, excellent location. Tasteful and understated.

Nice hotel near Hahvahd And MIT as well as the relatives in Sommaville

Perfect hotel for a visit to Cambridge, esp. Harvard University

The rooms are spacious and the furnishings/amenities are high quality. This gem is located a few blocks away from the hub of Harvard Square.

The hotel is unique in that furnishings are geared toward academia and New England--I loved our room for both reasons! But you cannot expect a swanky New York sort of room, for that reason. We had a great bed, nice armchair, perfect desk with a little table to put things on, pegs to hang a purse or coat; a great bathroom with the TV in the mirror--the bathroom was large and the shower was very large. We used the pool and jacuzzi--both were nice, although the area needs to be cleaned up a bit (but this is part of Wellbridge and not the hotel per se); I used the gym (which I love--but I also used to work there and there were great updates, still a beautiful view, and really nice use of space); there is free coffee in the morning at Henrietta's Table for guests, which was a very nice touch--the layout of the hotel is great. The woman at the front desk this weekend was very helpful and I appreciate the fact that she gave us a nice room. We had a great stay!

Really Nice hotel near Harvard Square. Comfort of room and amenities perfect.

Perfect location when around Cambridge. Everything you need is here and Uber, lyft rides are faster than most locations. Staff and amenities are just what you’d want and expect uncluding New England hospitality and helpfulness.

One Bennett Street Cambridge MA

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Harvard University and Harvard Square
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Located in West Cambridge within a 5-minute walk of Harvard University, The Charles Hotel is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights like Fenway Park. This 4-star hotel has 295 guestrooms and offers a full-service spa, free in-room WiFi, and a spa tub.


Dining

There are multiple options for onsite dining with 3 restaurants, including Henriettas Table, which specializes in American cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.


Rooms

All 295 recently renovated accommodations feature a separate bedroom. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus LCD TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Minibars, free newspapers, and free long-distance calls are also standard.


Property features

Renovated in 2016, The Charles Hotel offers a full-service spa, a spa tub, and a steam room. Parking is available for USD 45.00 per day (USD 50.00 per night for valet parking), and there's also limo/town car service. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.

Room options

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

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

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 5

Suite, 1 King Bed (Chancellors)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for The Charles Hotel

Everyone (22) Couples (4) Family (11) Friends (2)
5
Family

A delightful stay. Beautiful rooms that are classy but not stuffy.

By on Jan 2, 2020

4
Business Business

Great location, excellent staff, bed needed to be replaced

By on Dec 11, 2019

5
Family with small children Family

By on Aug 19, 2019

4
Family with small children Family

Location! Excellent restaurants. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms very slick.

By on Jul 30, 2019

5
Family

Property was close to everything in Harvard Square in Cambridge which was great. Parking was $45 a day which cost me $135 a lot. It should be free if your a guest

By on Jul 20, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Jul 13, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Apr 19, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Apr 12, 2019

4
Everyone

By on Apr 7, 2019

5
Family

Great hotel, spacious rooms, prompt service, excellent location. Tasteful and understated.

By on Mar 21, 2019

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