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

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast is situated in the heart of Cambridge near Fenway Park, Boston Public Garden and Central Square Theater. Renovated in 2012, the charming hotel has welcomed guests since 1893.

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property.

10 minutes' walk to Arthur M Sackler Museum train station. Due to its quiet location, guests can get to Logan International airport within 10 minutes drive.

Rooms

Rooms at Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast feature modern touches such as a safe, TV with satellite channels, individual climate control, coffee/tea makers and a dressing area. Some rooms overlook the terrace. For more comfort a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub are provided.

Eat & Drink

A free continental breakfast is served every morning. Guests can dine at The Kebab Factory and Dial-a-Pizza located within 10 minutes' walk away.

Services

The hotel provides an elevator, a safety deposit box and a baggage storage along with a meeting room, computers and a photocopier to fit the needs of all guests.

Relax

A spa centre and a sauna are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Computer rental

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • 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 25 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 5 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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
  • Harvard University Art Museums
    400 m
  • Busch Reisinger Museum
    400 m
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    800 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.3 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers (cuisine: American)
    540 m
  • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vegetarian, Spanish, Portuguese)
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    44

Rooms and availability

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Room One Double Bed Private Bathroom
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 8 m²
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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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    Run of House
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 11 m²
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    • Air conditioning
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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: 14 m²
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      This room features a queen sized bed and two single beds.

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        Queen Room Private Bath
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 12 m²
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        • Air conditioning
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        This room features one queen bed. One ADA accessible room is available in this room type and is subject to availability.

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          Single Room
          Bed type: 1 Single bed
          Size: 7 m²
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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
            • Harvard University Art Museums
              400 m
            • Busch Reisinger Museum
              400 m
            Underground stations
            • Harvard Square Station
              800 m
            • Central Square Station
              1.3 km
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers (cuisine: American)
              540 m
            • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vegetarian, Spanish, Portuguese)
              450 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Irving House At Harvard Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 300 m

            Convention centers

            Museums

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

            Universities, Institutes

            • Yenghing Library - 200 m
            • Harvard University Housing Ofc - 600 m
            • Harvard University Reunion Ofc - 600 m
            • Harvard University Stdnt Empl - 700 m
            • Lesley College - 800 m

            Medical care and Hospitals

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

            Underground stations

            Public parking

            College Campuses

            Local attractions

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

            Near the hotel

            • Harvard Art Museums - 290 m
              485 Broadway, Cambridge
            • Peabody Museum - 430 m
              Harvard University, Cambridge
            • Cambridge Common - 1.0 km
              Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
            • Longfellow House National Historic Site - 1.3 km
              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 - 1.0 km
              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
              Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 27

            • 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: CAD 0 - CAD 26

            • Bergamot - 490 m

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

              76% likes this, based on 113 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 40

            • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar - 450 m

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

              74% likes this, based on 208 reviews
              Cuisine: Vegetarian, Spanish, Portuguese
              Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 107

            • 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: CAD 27 - CAD 52

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              44
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            Irving House At Harvard Reviews

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

            Average guest rating

            8.0out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 118 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            10.0
            Rooms
            8.0

            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
            • Harvard University Art Museums
              400 m
            • Busch Reisinger Museum
              400 m
            Underground stations
            • Harvard Square Station
              800 m
            • Central Square Station
              1.3 km
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers (cuisine: American)
              540 m
            • Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vegetarian, Spanish, Portuguese)
              450 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              44