Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast - Cambridge

24 Irving Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138  show map
 2 stars
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Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast - Cambridge

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Cycling

 Meeting facilities

Business corner

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The cozy Irving House At Harvard is a 2-star property set next to Fenway Park, Boston Public Garden and Porter Square. Since 1893, it has been a prominent hotel in the heart of Cambridge.

Just 10 minutes from the center of Cambridge. You can see Harvard Museum of Natural History, Harvard University and Sanders Theatre only 350 meters from the property.

It stands minutes away from the Harvard Square subway station. 10km to Logan International airport.

Rooms

There are 40 air-conditioned rooms that come with modern amenities, such as a telephone, a writing desk, individual climate control, a dressing area and flat-screen TV. They provide bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat

A free breakfast is served daily.

Services

Business facilities at Irving House At Harvard include computers, internet access and a photocopier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Activities

  • Cycling

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business corner
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Washer & Dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of USD 5 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast - Cambridge Cambridge location
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Hotel Address:

24 Irving Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

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City Center
  • Cambridge
    300 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yawkey
    3.4km
  • Back Bay
    4.3km
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    800 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.3km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers (cuisine: American, Hamburgers)
    540 m
  • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Tapas, Vegetarian, Spanish)
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    44

Rooms and availability

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Room One Double Bed Private Bathroom
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 8m2
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  • Air conditioning
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This room features a work desk. Please note, this room cannot accommodate an extra bed.

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    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 11m2
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    This double room has air conditioning.

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      Queen Room Two Single Beds
      Bed type: King Size bed
      Size: 11m2
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      This room features a queen sized bed and two single beds.

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        Bed type: King Size bed
        Size: 12m2
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        This room features one queen bed.

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          Single Room
          Bed type: 1 Single bed
          Size: 7m2
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          This room features one twin-size bed. Please note, this room cannot accommodate an extra bed.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast - Cambridge Cambridge location
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            Hotel Address:

            24 Irving Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Cambridge
              300 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Yawkey
              3.4km
            • Back Bay
              4.3km
            Underground stations
            • Harvard Square Station
              800 m
            • Central Square Station
              1.3km
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers (cuisine: American, Hamburgers)
              540 m
            • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Tapas, Vegetarian, Spanish)
              450 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Irving House At Harvard Location

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 300 m

            Museums

            • Harvard Semitic Museum - 200 m
            • Harvard Peabody Museum Archlgy - 300 m
            • Museum of Useful Things - 600 m
            • Lef Foundation - 800 m

            Parks

            • Cambridge Recreation Div - 900 m

            Halls

            • Masonic Lodge - 1.4km

            Universities, Institutes

            • Yenghing Library - 200 m
            • Harvard University - 400 m
            • Harvard University Reunion Ofc - 600 m
            • Cambridge College - 600 m
            • Harvard University Housing Ofc - 600 m
            • Harvard University Stdnt Empl - 700 m
            • Lesley College - 800 m
            • Weston School of Theology - 1.0km
            • Astrophysics Center - 1.4km
            • Harvard Business School - 1.4km

            Medical care and Hospitals

            • Youville Lifecare - 200 m
            • Cambridge Birth Ctr - 400 m
            • Cambridge Health Alliance - 500 m

            Underground stations

            College Campuses

            • Harvard Law School - 500 m
            • Lesley University - 700 m

            Local Attractions

            • Porter Square - 1.6km
              Cambridge, MA
            • Stata Center - 2.2km
              Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
            • Fresh Pond Reservation - 3.1km
              250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge
            • MIT Museum - 1.9km
              265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
            • Charles River - 2.9km
              Cambridge, MA

            Near the hotel

            • Harvard Art Museums - 290 m
              485 Broadway, Cambridge
            • Peabody Museum - 430 m
              Harvard University, Cambridge
            • Cambridge Common - 1.0km
              Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
            • Longfellow House National Historic Site - 1.3km
              105 Brattle St, Cambridge
            • Arthur M. Sackler Museum - 290 m
              485 Broadway, Cambridge
            • Harvard Museum of Natural History - 540 m
              26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
            • Central Square - 1.0km
              Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers - 540 m

              Address: 1246 Massachusetts Ave
              Phone: (617) 354-6559

              74% likes this, based on 416 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
              Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 14

            • Hong Kong Restaurant - 440 m

              Address: 1238 Massachusetts Ave
              Phone: (617) 864-5311

              57% likes this, based on 29 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
              Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 13

            • Bergamot - 490 m

              Address: 118 Beacon St
              Phone: 617-576-7700

              76% likes this, based on 113 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: GBP 21 - GBP 21

            • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar - 450 m

              Address: 415 Washington St
              Phone: 617-661-3254

              74% likes this, based on 208 reviews
              Cuisine: Tapas, Vegetarian, Spanish, Portuguese
              Price Range: GBP 21 - GBP 55

            • The Kebab Factory - 460 m

              Address: 414 Washington St
              Phone: 617-354-4996

              76% likes this, based on 28 reviews
              Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian
              Price Range: GBP 14 - GBP 27

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Irving House At Harvard Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Irving House At Harvard

            Average guest rating

            8.2out of 10
            Excellent
            Based on 118 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            10.0
            Rooms
            8.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              10.0

              I came with my high school age daughter to look at Harvard as a possible college for her. Having lived in Cambridge years ago as a graduate student I wanted her to get the feel of Harvard Square and I wanted to stay in a smaller facility that would enhance that experience. I was thrilled to have found Irving House on the internet - its ambiance and its location to Harvard Square was perfect for us. I also appreciated the free parking. Once we were there we didn't have to use the car once.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The location is really good. The idea of being able to park the car and visit Cambridge and Boston by walk & subway was nice.

              A bit expensive, considering the size of rooms. It's really only to shower and sleep!

            • Single
              7.8

              proximity to Harvard Square, breakfast, cleanliness

            • Single
              8.2

              Excellent location, nice rooms, good breakfast, lovely porch, nice neighborhood feel but literally minutes from Harvard T, perfect temp, very quiet place & fast, free wireless. Common fridge was nice touch. From the quilt to the books, it really felt like I was staying in a guest room.

              not clear walking directions - I figured it out AFTER I lugged my bags a half mile out of the way.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Location was awesome-only 5-10 minute walk to Harvard Yard. Also, most of the staff were awesome: very helpful and friendly, and there was always someone at the desk who could help out, but 2 bad apples brought the rating down. The breakfast was quite good, with a lot of variety. And having iced coffee/iced tea available, and even more important, having just plain ice available all the time was such a blessing from the previous B&B I'd stayed at!

              The worst is parking: not having grown up in Boston, I'm not used to parking in very tight spaces with very little room to maneuver, and that's what the 14 available spots are like in their "parking lot" along the side and back of the B&B. It also would've been nice if there was an elevator. If you want to come here, pack light!!! And the rooms are very small although the bathroom in our room was disproportionately large.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              European feel, environmentally friendly, great breakfast, free books, great snacks. Very nice rooms, living room, outside areas, proximity to Harvard.

              Pricey, though very reasonable for area

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              Irving House is such a special spot, definitely one of the best places I've ever stayed at. The location is ideal and the amenities are brilliant. The house has a wonderful, cosy atmosphere and grear attention to detail has been paid to make it a home away from home.

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              The house is clean and cosy, very good location, near to Harvard. Free postcards delivery.

              A bit expensive for backpackers.

            • Single
              6.6

              sillent and confortable their karma

            • Single
              7.0

              Turner House has an excellent location for Harvard University, and a quiet area. Internet access is provided, although it is a bit slow. Staff are friendly and efficient, and room was clean.

              Facilities at Turner House were quite basic (no coffee provided), and the room decor was a bit aged. However, it was perfectly adequate in other respects.

            • Single
              7.8

              location, cleanliness, comfort

              price for the small room, no elevator - room on 4th floor

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              Good location to visit sister at Harvard University & easy to travel by subway

              The room is to small.

            • Single
              5.4

              Pies of breakfast were excellent.

              Wall was thin and heard snoring of the next door.

            • Single
              7.8

              The b&b was fine, and I was happy with my stay, but I thought it was expensive for what is was. The rate I paid was $220 plus tax.

            • Single
              6.4

              Excellent breakfast

              The price for a room with no en suite was very steep

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast - Cambridge Cambridge location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            24 Irving Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Cambridge
              300 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Yawkey
              3.4km
            • Back Bay
              4.3km
            Underground stations
            • Harvard Square Station
              800 m
            • Central Square Station
              1.3km
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers (cuisine: American, Hamburgers)
              540 m
            • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Tapas, Vegetarian, Spanish)
              450 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              44
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