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4.0 out of 5

"Staff are lovely and location is great if you need to be close to Harvard or Cambridge. Room is a bit small, okay for one person. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 23 Aug 2016

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Hotel Description

Irving House At Harvard places you in the center of Cambridge, within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Harvard University and Harvard Square. Highlights at this Colonial B&B include free breakfast (local cuisine) and free self parking.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 44 rooms feature washers/dryers, free WiFi, and free newspapers. Free local calls, hair dryers, and desks are also available.

This business-friendly bed & breakfast offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a library. Added amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of limited parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Mid-Cambridge B&B, you'll be 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Kendall Square.

Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$123* Per night/room 10 May - 11 May

Room (Shared Bath)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private Bath)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Irving House At Harvard ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Irving House At Harvard

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Quaint hotel in a convenient location.

Staff are lovely and location is great if you need to be close to Harvard or Cambridge. Room is a bit small, okay for one person.

Posted by on 23 Aug. 2016

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About the Irving House At Harvard

Location 24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, a terrace, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Irving House At Harvard. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Cambridge bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 44 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1893
  • Local cuisine breakfast (free)
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Deli
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Logan International Airport (BOS) (14.2 km / 8.8 mi)
  • Train station: Boston Yawkey Station (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Harvard Square Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

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. This Cambridge bed & breakfast provides 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.

  • Washer and dryer
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free local cuisine breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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 C0015050490. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • No lifts
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • State tax ID - C0015050490
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are 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 follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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