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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
273 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Suite, 1 King Bed (Chancellors)
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite (Deans)
475 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
273 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite, 1 King Bed (Fellows)
448 square feet
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
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

With a stay at The Charles Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Cambridge, a 5-minute walk from Harvard University and a 5-minute drive from Fenway Park. This 4-star hotel is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Boston Museum of Fine Arts and 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from Hynes Convention Center.

Make yourself at home in one of the 295 guestrooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy American cuisine at Henriettas Table, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Cambridge? This hotel has facilities measuring 18000 square feet (1672 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 12 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Charles Hotel features a spa tub and complimentary bicycles. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 18000 square feet (1672 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers spa services, a library, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

The Charles Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Electric car charging station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built - 1985
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • 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 - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Ballroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 295
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor furniture
  • 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 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer 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
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Number of bedrooms - 1
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • 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
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Pay movies
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Down comforter

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. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Noir Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Benedetto - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Regattabar Jazz Club - This bar specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Pronto - This delicatessen specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

Corbu Spa and Salon has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • 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

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 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)!

Pet Policy

  • 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

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 - C0015240490

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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 may be 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. The tax ID number is C0015240490. 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.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Service animals are allowed

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

State tax ID - C0015240490

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Number of children who can stay free - 2

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

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

  • Charles Cambridge
  • Charles Hotel
  • Charles Hotel Cambridge
  • Hotel Charles
  • The Charles Hotel Hotel
  • The Charles Hotel Cambridge
  • The Charles Hotel Hotel Cambridge

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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).

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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