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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.1 out of 5 Very Good
885 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Business Services
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationHarvard University11 min walk
Popular LocationHarvard Square11 min walk
Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)9 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)17 min drive

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1-800-675-4318
  • Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • Single Room, Shared Bath

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private Bath)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Irving House At Harvard is in the city center and near a metro station. Museum of Science and Brighton Music Hall are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include USS Constitution Museum and New England Aquarium. Check out an event or a game at TD Garden, and consider making time for Franklin Park Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 11 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 11 min walk
  • Boston University - 8 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 9 min drive
  • Fenway Park - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Boston Yawkey Station - 5 min drive
  • Harvard Square Station - 11 min walk
  • AirportLogan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 17 min drive

About this property

Irving House At Harvard

Colonial Cambridge bed & breakfast in Mid-Cambridge, near Harvard University
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Free breakfast (local cuisine), free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a computer station, and a library are onsite. All 44 rooms feature modern comforts like flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Guests will also find washers/dryers, free newspapers, and free local calls.
Irving House At Harvard offers 44 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and complimentary newspapers. 15-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Washer/dryer

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 15-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Washer and dryer

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - C0015050490
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Harvard Irving House
Irving House
Irving House Harvard
Irving House Harvard B&B
Irving House Harvard B&B Cambridge
Irving House Harvard Cambridge
Irving House At Harvard Hotel Cambridge
Irving House At Harvard Cambridge
Irving House At Harvard Bed & breakfast
Irving House At Harvard Bed & breakfast Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Is Irving House At Harvard pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Irving House At Harvard?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Irving House At Harvard?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–7:00 AM.
What time is check-out at Irving House At Harvard?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Irving House At Harvard located?
Located in Mid-Cambridge, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Harvard University and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Kendall Square are also within 2 mi (3 km). Harvard Square Station is 11 minutes by foot and Central Square Station is 21 minutes.
4.1
Very Good
885 reviews
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Fantastic small inn, very clean, convenient to everywhere, one of my favorites!! Very Nice and helpful staff!!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Clean, cozy, kind service, great access and super nice aftercare.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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The location is great and the place is quiet, clean and comfortable.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020