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4.0 out of 5

"An excellent choice for those who want a little up market accommodation and yet not within the city confines or the frenetic pace around Harvard. O ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 28 Jun 2016

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in Cambridge awaits you at The Kendall Hotel. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Kendall Square and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Highlights at this boutique hotel include free buffet breakfast, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge.

TVs with cable channels are featured in all 77 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and designer toiletries. Additionally, free newspapers, free local calls, and free bottled water are available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and a business center. Added amenities include a free manager's reception, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star MIT hotel, attractions include Massachusetts General Hospital and Museum of Science.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$186* Per night/room 6 Jun. - 7 Jun.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Kendall Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Kendall Hotel

Family (1)
4 out of 5

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An excellent choice for those who want a little up market accommodation and yet not within the city confines or the frenetic pace around Harvard. Only issue, they do not cater well for food allergies as the staff were uncertain what tbey had in the breakfast menu.

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A fitness center, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly The Kendall Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Cambridge hotel is smoke free.

  • 77 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 1895
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 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) , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Logan International Airport (BOS) (7.8 km / 4.8 mi)
  • Train station: Boston North Station (2.9 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Kendall-MIT Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Kendall Hotel offers 77 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

The Kendall Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

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.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit 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 name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. The tax ID number is C0015480491. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector 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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. 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; 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 for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • State tax ID - C0015480491
  • 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 for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 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)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Self parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.0 per night
  • A fee will be charged for use of certain facilities

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

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Kendall
  • Kendall Cambridge
  • Kendall Hotel
  • Kendall Hotel Cambridge
  • The Kendall Hotel Hotel
  • The Kendall Hotel Cambridge
  • The Kendall Hotel Hotel Cambridge

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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