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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
795 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

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

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Explore the area

Popular LocationHarvard University3 min drive
Popular LocationHarvard Square3 min drive
Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)6 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)22 min drive

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Book online or call:

1-800-675-4318
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 180 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 225 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Porter Square Hotel is near a train station. Boston Harbor and Encore Boston Harbor are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at TD Garden or Fenway Park.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 3 min drive
  • Harvard Square - 3 min drive
  • Boston University - 5 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 6 min drive
  • Museum of Science - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Porter Square Station - 2 min walk
  • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
  • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Colette Wine Bistro – Bistro with a bar. Serves dinner daily.

About this property

Porter Square Hotel

3-star Cambridge hotel in Porter Square, near Harvard University
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, a microwave in a common area, and concierge services are onsite. All 65 rooms offer free WiFi, LED TVs with cable channels, and hair dryers. Other amenities available to guests include laptop-compatible safes, showers, and ironing boards.
Porter Square Hotel offers 65 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. LED televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers. This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
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

  • Valet parking: USD 28.00 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 5-25 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LED TV

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Tax ID - C0015450491
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-out is available
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property will place a credit card authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

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
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Porter Square Hotel Cambridge
Porter Square Hotel Hotel
Porter Square Hotel Cambridge
Porter Square Hotel Hotel Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Porter Square Hotel?
Valet parking is available for USD 28.00 per night.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–3:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Porter Square, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Davis Square, Harvard University, and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Museum of Science are also within 3 mi (5 km). Porter Square Station is only a 2-minute walk and Davis Station is 14 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Porter Square Hotel

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
436
4 - Good
276
3 - Okay
59
2 - Mediocre
16
1 - Poor
8
4.7
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Awesome staff. Very sweet and supportive during the time of covid when everyone was freaking out all the time. I appreciate everything they did to help all the guests.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

l loved the property,the staff was amazing,they were friendly and helpful and the restaurant in the hotel was fantastic and the room was clean and comfortable.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Really liked the location and proximity to bus/train, shopping, eateries. Property was quiet and safe.

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Lovely hotel. Super comfy beds. Will be back to stay in the future.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

really convenient location across the road from T and near all kinds of restaurants

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020