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Irving House At Harvard, Cambridge

City-center B&B within easy reach of Harvard University

  • Free local cuisine breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
$129 CAD

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24 Irving Street, Cambridge, 02138, MA, United States of America
8.6.Fabulous.
  • It is clean and well managed. But it is noisy when neighbors are walking and talking.

    Nov. 18, 2019

  • Great Breakfast and snacks thru the day . Staff are very friendly and helpful. The room…

    Oct. 14, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Quiet
Safe
Convenient
Dining options
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 44 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning

Feel at home

  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • In Mid-Cambridge
  • Harvard University - 11 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 11 min walk
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 34 min walk
  • Boston University - 42 min walk
  • Kendall Square - 34 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private Bath)
  • Family Room
  • Room (Shared Bath)
  • Room
  • Room

Location

24 Irving Street, Cambridge, 02138, MA, United States of America
  • In Mid-Cambridge
  • Harvard University - 11 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 11 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Mid-Cambridge
  • Harvard University - 11 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 11 min walk
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 34 min walk
  • Boston University - 42 min walk
  • Kendall Square - 34 min walk
  • MIT Museum - 28 min walk
  • Somerville Theatre - 37 min walk
  • Cambridgeside Galleria - 42 min walk
  • Museum of Science - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km
  • Massachusetts General Hospital - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km

Getting around

  • Logan International Airport (BOS) - 17 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base) - 18 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 27 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 32 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 34 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 34 min drive
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 5 min drive
  • West Medford Station - 7 min drive
  • Boston Ruggles Station - 7 min drive
  • Harvard Square Station - 11 min walk
  • Central Square Station - 21 min walk
  • Porter Square Station - 25 min walk

At a glance

Size

  • 44 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-7:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Working away

  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1893
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer/dryer

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 15-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Small print

Also known as

  • Harvard Irving House
  • Irving House At Harvard Bed & breakfast Cambridge
  • Irving House
  • Irving House Harvard
  • Irving House Harvard B&B
  • Irving House Harvard B&B Cambridge
  • Irving House Harvard Cambridge
  • Irving House At Harvard Hotel Cambridge
  • Irving House At Harvard Cambridge
  • Irving House At Harvard Bed & breakfast

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.00 per day

Policies

State tax ID - C0015050490

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

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

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Irving House At Harvard does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bergamot (7-min walk), Grafton Street Pub and Grill (9-min walk), and Hokkaido Ramen Santouka (9-min walk).
  • No, this bed & breakfast doesn't have a casino, but Encore Boston Harbor (5-min drive) is nearby.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    Unique old building with good size rooms. Good shower and bed. I was on 4th floor and no elevator which was no problem for me but older clients with any walking issues might have an issue. Nice breakfast included.

    1 night trip, Jul. 31, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Really great people. Charming place. The rooms are small, but the breakfast and space is nice. I'll definitely come back.

    1 night business trip, Jan. 22, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Walkable to Harvard area. Many choices in food and other.

    4 night trip, Sep. 18, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    A good basic spot to lay your head in Cambridge. Furnishings not plush or all that up to date and bathroom very fundamental, but everything was clean and tidy.

    Picky, 1 night trip, Sep. 1, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect Cambridge experience

    Loved the house, great location, lovely breakfast

    Samuel, 1 night family trip, Jun. 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent Place!

    Irving House has a great location, free parking, comfortable room, & great breakfast! It is right next to Harvard, and many restaurants, shops, subway!

    Thomas, 1 night trip, Jun. 9, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Convenient Budget Stay

    Cozy room with a private bath - just enough room for a double bed and full sized desk. Tight for two people, but would have been very comfortable for one. Extremely convenient location, where you can walk anywhere within <20 minutes, including the Red Line in Harvard. Coin-op laundry is available in the basement. Luggage storage is available, but unsecured.

    Rebeccah, 3 night trip, Jun. 7, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Terrific Value Near Harvard Square

    Jennifer, 1 night trip, May 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent location close to Harvard campus and walk-able to everything in Cambridge. Breakfast and parking greatly appreciated.

    Claire, 3 night family trip, May 6, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfectly Comfortable Inn

    Best location in Cambridge! We will be back soon!

    Solomon, 2 night family trip, Apr. 27, 2021

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