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

 Sports activities

Golf course

Cycling

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The 2-star Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast is situated in the heart of Cambridge. Built in 1893, the charming hotel was renovated in 2008.

Located in Harvard Square district, 550 meters from Harvard Square and Harvard University. The property is set within 1 km distance from Cambridge city center.

A 15-minute walk to Harvard Square subway station. Due to its location 10 km from Logan International airport, fast access to the Irving House At Harvard Bed & Breakfast is provided.

Rooms

The property comprises 44 air-conditioned rooms appointed with multi-channel TV, wireless internet, heating, a refrigerator and a dressing area. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A delicious continental breakfast is served daily. At the restaurant local dishes are served.

Services

Guests can make use of laundry, 24-hour reception and ironing service as well as a baggage storage, free parking and a safe deposit box.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • 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

Media

  • Direct dial 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. 

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
    3.4 km
  • Back Bay
    4.3 km
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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Single Room
Bed type: 1 Queen-size bed and 2 Single beds
Size: 11 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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This room features a queen sized bed and two single beds.

Room facilities
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    Private Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 12 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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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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      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
        3.4 km
      • Back Bay
        4.3 km
      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

      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 - 1.4 km

      Universities, Institutes

      Medical care and Hospitals

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

      Underground stations

      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 106

      • 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

      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
        3.4 km
      • Back Bay
        4.3 km
      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