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Porter Square Hotel

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Front of property
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of Porter Square Hotel

Porter Square Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with restaurant, near Harvard University

9.0/10 Superb

1,002 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Restaurant
The price is NZ$209
Price available on 23/12/2022
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1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02140

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Porter Square
  • Harvard University - 8 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 22 min walk
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 11 min drive
  • Boston University - 18 min drive
  • Encore Boston Harbor - 16 min drive
  • Massachusetts General Hospital - 8 min drive
  • Boston Harbor - 8 min drive
  • The Freedom Trail - 8 min drive
  • TD Garden - 18 min drive
  • Newbury Street - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Logan International Airport (BOS) - 23 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 23 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base) - 28 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 32 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 33 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 41 min drive
  • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
  • Belmont Station - 6 min drive
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 7 min drive
  • Porter Square Station - 2 min walk
  • Davis Station - 14 min walk
  • Harvard Square Station - 23 min walk

Restaurants

  • Anna's Taqueria - 3 min walk
  • Bagelsaurus - 5 min walk
  • The Abbey - 6 min walk
  • Posto - 8 min walk
  • Changsho - 9 min walk

About this property

Porter Square Hotel

Porter Square Hotel puts you within a 10-minute drive of Harvard University and Boston Harbor. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. Also, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Harvard Square and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The helpful staff and overall property condition get good marks from fellow travellers. Public transportation is only a short walk: Porter Square Station is steps away and Davis Station is 14 minutes.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 65 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 3:00 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site valet parking (USD 28.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Shared microwave

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2016
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LED television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Parking

  • Valet parking costs USD 28.00 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

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; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

State tax ID – C0015450491

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Porter Square Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Porter Square Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Porter Square Hotel?
As of 2 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Porter Square Hotel on 2 January 2023 start from NZ$208, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Porter Square Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Porter Square Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Porter Square Hotel?
Yes. Valet parking costs USD 28.00 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Porter Square Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Porter Square Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Encore Boston Harbor (16-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Porter Square Hotel and nearby?
Porter Square Hotel has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Porter Square Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Bagelsaurus (5-min walk), The Abbey (6-min walk) and Posto (8-min walk).
What's the area around Porter Square Hotel like?
Porter Square Hotel is a short 2-minute walk from Porter Square Station and 8 minutes' walk from Harvard University. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.4/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

9.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Shirley, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheila, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Donna, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Janine, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alison, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Would Stay again if We Return to Boston
We found the people at the front desk extremely hospitable. The location is perfect for access to the red line subway. The room is small but we came to Boston to enjoy the city and only slept there.
Marilyn, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Min, 1-night trip
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