The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square

Rated 8.8 in 398 reviews. 295 rooms.


Set in the heart of Harvard Square, this luxurious Cambridge hotel combines classic New England style with award-winning dining, elegant guestrooms and 24-hour personalised concierge services.

Each of the rooms at The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square offers flat-screen TVs and DVD players. Guests can also enjoy free access to a nearby state-of-the-art fitness centre as well as the on-site library and wireless internet access.

While staying at the Charles, guests can take advantage of gourmet on-site dining options, such as the vibrant jazz club, the Regattabar. Classic New England cuisine is available at Henrietta's Table and rustic Italian dishes are featured at Benedetto.

Popular area attractions, including the famed Harvard University are only moments from the Charles in Harvard Square. A number of charming cafes, shops and restaurants are also easily accessible. Boston city centre is a short drive away with on-site car hire services.

Spa Facilities

  • Massage
  • Spa and wellness centre

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square

  1. Flour Bakery + Cafe

    Grilled roasted chicken sandwich with brie is my favorite!

    97 m from hotel
    114 Mount Auburn St

  2. Brattle Theatre

    They've got a balcony!

    168 m from hotel
    40 Brattle St

  3. Alden & Harlow

    This ubiquitous kale salad is specifically delicious.

    180 m from hotel
    40 Brattle St

  4. Orinoco

    Get the pabellon criollo (shredded beef plate) its amazing! One of the better dishes in Harvard square!

    180 m from hotel
    56 JFK St

  5. Pinocchio's Pizza & Subs

    The spinach is amazing. Two slices is too much though, so pair it with a tomato based slice for perfection.

    195 m from hotel
    74 Winthrop St

  6. Crema Cafe

    Most lavish way to study in the Square-- grab a Golden Crema & try the Bacon-Turkey-Avocado sandwich with jicama slaw.

    210 m from hotel
    27 Brattle St

  7. Felipe's Mexican Taqueria

    Best Mexican food in Harvard Square. But the real secret is the rooftop garden and second floor seating!

    211 m from hotel
    21 Brattle St

  8. The Sinclair

    Drink a Kentucky Luau: bourbon with hints of cinnamon, pineapple, and best of all, a floral scent that will leave you craving for more. Try it on the new roof deck.

    259 m from hotel
    52 Church St

  9. Loeb Drama Center (A.R.T)

    The shows that have come through this often unconventional space represent a wide range of styles and tastes. Come expand the boundaries of theater at the A.R.T.

    302 m from hotel
    64 Brattle St

  10. Harvard Square

    "During my college years, I used to busk in The Square - you'd be surprised how much money people will pay you to stop singing songs from the Andrew Lloyd Weber musical "Cats."" - Conan O'Brien

    309 m from hotel

  11. Harvard Book Store

    This independent, locally owned shop has served the communitty since 1932. Known for superb selection, customer service, and author readings.

    0.5 km from hotel
    1256 Massachusetts Ave

  12. Darwin's Ltd.

    Quiet atmosphere; almost feels like a library. Sandwiches are great, they really pile on the meat.

    1.1 km from hotel
    1629 Cambridge St