Regrettably, the Harvard Square Hotel will remain closed through June 2021, we will be working with Harvard University to temporarily accommodate student housing during the academic year. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming guests back next year.
Sincerely Management and Staff of Harvard Square Hotel
Welcome to Harvard Square Hotel
Book a memorable stay in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts at Harvard Square Hotel. With a prime address next to Harvard University and the Charles River, our boutique hotel is surrounded by the local shops, cafés, nightlife and attractions of Harvard Square. Downtown Boston is also less than 10 minutes away.
Our 73 affordable guestrooms have been recently renovated with contemporary décor and top-notch features. All accommodations at our Cambridge hotel include mini-refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, sleek bathrooms and pillow-top beds. It’s always easy to stay productive thanks to our property-wide Wi-Fi and spacious in-room work desks.
Services & Amenities
Warm Atmosphere & Modern Amenities
A warm atmosphere and modern amenities make Harvard Square Hotel an ideal retreat for business and leisure travelers in Cambridge. Guests will find a lobby café as well as a self-parking garage right outside. From friendly, personalized service to sophisticated décor, our hotel is the best value in Harvard Square.
The Best Things to See and Do in Harvard Square
Nestled between Harvard University and the Charles River, Harvard Square Hotel has one of the most coveted addresses in Cambridge.
Dating back to 1634, Boston Common is the oldest park in the United States. Over the years it has served as a field for grazing livestock and a venue for public hangings.
Located five miles from the hotel in Science Park, the Museum of Science is home to more than 700 interactive exhibits, over 100 live animals and the only domed IMAX screen in New England.
Located a 15-minute drive from the hotel, Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a charming shopping and dining area next to the waterfront in Boston.
Planning a special meal? The Harvard Faculty Club is a local favorite for elegant lunches, dinners and Sunday brunches.
Visit one of downtown Boston’s most famous shopping and dining strips. Newbury Street is home to salons, art galleries, bars and fabulous restaurants – all housed within eight blocks of quaint 19th century buildings.
Located a nine-minute walk from the hotel, the Fogg Museum is the oldest art museum on Harvard University’s campus.
The Museum of Fine Arts houses nearly 450,000 works of art and is one of the most comprehensive art museums on earth.
Considered the historic center of Cambridge, Harvard Square is a vibrant neighborhood filled with boutique shops, cafes, restaurants, theaters and street performers.
Located 15 minutes from Harvard Square, this 2.5-mile trail boasts 16 sites pertaining to the Revolutionary War.
Situated a 12-minute walk from the hotel, Harvard’s Museum of Natural History boasts an impressive collection of fossils, minerals, gems and glass models of plants.
Located a 12-minute drive from the hotel, the Isabella Gardner Museum houses an impressive art collection with culturally significant pieces from ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Italy, Asia, the Islamic world, France and America.
Located a five-minute walk from the hotel, Harvard Yard is the central green space of Harvard University.
Founded by Harvard students in 1882, this impressive four-story bookstore is a must-see in Cambridge.