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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Suite (Deans)
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite, 1 King Bed (Fellows)
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Romantic Cambridge hotel in West Cambridge, walk to Harvard University

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool
24-hour business centre
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in West Cambridge, this spa hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Harvard University and within 3 mi (5 km) of Fenway Park and Hynes Convention Center. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Copley Place are also within 6 mi (10 km). Harvard Square Station is 5 minutes by foot and Central Square Station is 23 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a nightclub, 2 bars/lounges, and a fitness center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 295 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Library
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built - 1985
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Steam room
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Nightclub
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1672
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Ballroom
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 295
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Spanish
  • Filipino
  • Hindi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Charles Hotel offers 295 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Pay movies

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

Henriettas Table - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Noir Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Benedetto - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Regattabar Jazz Club - This bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

Pronto - This café specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ice skating on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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 cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

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

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 40 for adults, 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.

Hotel Names

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.

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).

Awards & Affiliations

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