Porter Square Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Cambridge, just steps away from the MBTA Red Line train. We are easily accessible to colleges and universities in the area. Lesley College is only a 2-minute walk away! The campuses of Harvard University, Tufts University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are within a 3-mile radius of the hotel. If youre looking to stay here while you check out the many cultural attractions that Cambridge has to offer, the museums in the hotels vicinity include Harvard Museum of Natural History, the MIT Museum, and the Museum of Science, all within a 20-minute trip from the hotels front door. Taking a day trip into downtown Boston one may have interest in visiting the sites. Were a quick 20-minute train ride from the famous Boston Common, and the start of the Freedom Trail. Those with an artistic interest, The Museum of Fine Arts and the Institute of Contemporary Art are within a 5-mile drive of the hotel.Our rooms are equipped with 48 inch flat-screen Smart TV's, Wi-Fi, comfortable bathrobes, slippers, and all the other amenities one would expect while traveling. The suites have a separate living area with an additional 48 inch flat-screen Smart TV, comfortable couches or chairs, a desk, and closet for all your long term, or business stay needs. Those looking to indulge in even more relaxation can do so in our lovely courtyard (opening in Spring 2017). We provide 24-hour service from our front desk concierge, and valet teams. The experienced staff are well versed in the direct neighborhood as well as the many attractions we have around Cambridge and Boston metro areas. They can suggest the best of restaurants and bars in the area as well as providing you with travel directions. The hotel is a quick 30-minute ride on the Red Line from South Station, and Logan International Airport is 8 miles away.
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 502 reviews
Pros: Very convenient to Harvard and MIT. Clear, friendly, good value, restaurants nearby.
Had all essentials without superfluous luxury
Unfortunately cafe/restaurant was not open yet
With a stay at A Cambridge House Inn in Cambridge, you'll be a 4-minute drive from Tufts University and 9 minutes from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Limited parking is available onsite.
Overall 7.7 Good
Based on 3 reviews
Pros: Near T stop
--Overall it got the job done for a business trip, but I would choose a corporate hotel chain for the same price next time.
Pros: Nice breakfast. A pleasant 10 minute walk to Davis Square and another 15 minutes to Tufts.
Pros: A very well kept B & B on Boston's Mass. Ave. A 5 min walk from Davis station on the red line. Wifi works, breakfast is standard. I especially liked the very friendly talk we had when I arrived.
Pros: I liked the hospitality. I don't really have anything else nice to say about this experience.
Pros: The hotel had Gorgeous decor, good breakfast food, parking available, and was a short walk to the T.
Pros: This hotel is well managed with a convevient location near Harvard University.
Pros: Walking distance to Porter sq and Harvard Sq.
Hotel 1868 is centrally located in the heart of Cambridge, just steps away from the MBTA Red Line train. We provide 24-hour service from our front desk concierge and valet teams, as well as a health club and a business/meeting center. The experienced staff are well versed in the direct neighborhood as well as the many attractions we have around the Cambridge and Boston metro areas.