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The Charles Hotel
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Harvard University
The price is CA $265 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"I love the nespresso coffee provided in the rooms"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

The Charles Hotel
Harvard Square Hotel
2 out of 5
0.1 km from Harvard University
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3.9/5Very Good! (109 reviews)

"Very clean, spacious and a great location. Check in was extremely efficient."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 26, 2020

Harvard Square Hotel
Sheraton Commander Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.4 km from Harvard University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $126 per night from Nov 14 to Nov 15
4.1/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"non-free parking and not include breakfast. But I remembered it advertised all these are free on Expedia. too expensive parking fee!"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

Sheraton Commander Hotel

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Irving House At Harvard
3 out of 5
0.2 km from Harvard University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
4.1/5Very Good! (888 reviews)

"Fantastic small inn, very clean, convenient to everywhere, one of my favorites!! Very Nice and helpful staff!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 7, 2020

Irving House At Harvard
Hotel Veritas
3.5 out of 5
0.4 km from Harvard University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $155 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Located a short walk to Harvard Square, the hotel is perfectly situated to roam the streets and discover the city . Staff is friendly, helpful."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Hotel Veritas
Beautiful Sunny apt Right Across Harvard Yard
Parkside on Ellery Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
0.1 km from Harvard University
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4.4/5Excellent! (53 reviews)

"Comfortable stay. Thoughtfully and tastefully appointed. Well-located near bus and metro stops. Pleasant neighborhood. Gracious responsive host accommodated our special dietary requests."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2019

Parkside on Ellery Bed and Breakfast
The Cambridge Karma House
3.5 out of 5
0.4 km from Harvard University
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3.2/5 (48 reviews)
Not a good experience

"I am sorry I did not take the reviews into account when booking this property. The house is falling apart, very run down. Even though the cleaner made a huge effort to clean, it is actually not clean-able.Not sure how come this is listed on hotels.com"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2019

The Cambridge Karma House
A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge
3 out of 5
0.1 km from Harvard University
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3.5/5Good! (59 reviews)
It's pretty nice stay

"The B&B is at the right location for my meeting at Harvard. Only about 7 minutes to reach the meeting area and about 10 minutes to whole lots of restaurants. The rooms are little bit old but comparing to the neighborhood, it's fit. The manager is super nice gentleman and he will tell you everything ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 14, 2017

A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge
A Friendly Inn at Harvard
3 out of 5
0.1 km from Harvard University
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Very nice staff and plentiful breakfast. Microwave/tea available at all times, with fridge in the room. Much better than expected for price and location."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

A Friendly Inn at Harvard
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Harvard University is located in a vibrant area of Cambridge known for its beautiful river views and top museums. Cambridge is home to 73 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Harvard University

Choose from 30 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Harvard University, including these picks:

  • The Charles Hotel: This 4-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool. Our customers like its central location and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Hotel Veritas: This 3.5-star hotel features free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour business center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and WiFi.
  • Harvard Square Hotel: This 2-star hotel features free WiFi, a café, and parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Things to See and Do Near Harvard University

After you've visited Harvard University, you can discover the sights within a couple miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the collections at Museum of Science, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Boston Children's Museum. Some landmarks that you won't want to miss include Copley Square, The Freedom Trail, and Kendall Square. You can watch performances at House of Blues Boston, Charles Playhouse, and Boch Center if you're interested in local theater.

Harvard Square and Boston University are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is also located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Harvard University, and Fenway Park is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Harvard University?
Harvard University is located in a vibrant area of Cambridge known for its beautiful river views and top museums. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 49 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Harvard University?
Adjacent to Harvard University, The Charles Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. Other good choices close by include Harvard Square Hotel and Irving House At Harvard.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Harvard University, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available near Harvard University.
What can I see and do near Harvard University?
Museum of Science, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Boston Children’s Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you’re in town. Sights like Fenway Park, The Freedom Trail, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are must-sees while exploring the area. You can check out the local talent at Boston Opera House, House of Blues Boston, and Boston Symphony Hall.
How can I get to Harvard University?
Head to Harvard Square Station to catch metro transit. If you’d like to venture around the area nearby, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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