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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Cambridge awaits you at The Charles Hotel. You'll be 0.4 km (0.2 mi) from Harvard University and 4.3 km (2.7 mi) from Fenway Park. Highlights at this boutique hotel include 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 295 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free newspapers. Premium bedding and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like soaking tubs and bathrobes. Minibars, free long-distance calls, and free local calls are also available.

A relaxing visit to Corbu Spa and Salon can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with body wraps, body scrubs, and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Henriettas Table, serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Noir Bar is the hotel's own cocktail bar, serving drinks along with light fare. 18000 square feet (1672 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a spa tub, and a coffee shop/café. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 8:00 AM and 11 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star West Cambridge hotel include Hynes Convention Center and Copley Place.

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$283* Per night/room 31 Oct. - 1 Nov.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Fellows)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite (Deans)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Property Features

The Charles Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, a spa tub, and complimentary bicycles. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 18000 square feet (1672 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, a library, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Charles Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Cambridge hotel is smoke free.

  • 295 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 18000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1672 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1985
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) (13.7 km / 8.5 mi)
  • Train station: Boston Yawkey Station (4.6 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Harvard Square Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a 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.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 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.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sports massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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 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: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 50 lbs)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.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
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • State tax ID - C0015240490
  • 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 available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are 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 does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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