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1 bedroom, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
1 bedroom, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
1 bedroom, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
1 bedroom, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
192 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available
  • Housekeeping

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Popular LocationHarvard University20 min walk
Popular LocationHarvard Square20 min walk
Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)12 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)22 min drive

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    About this area

    Cambridge

    Near a train station, Hotel 1868 is in an area with great shopping. Boston Harbor and Encore Boston Harbor are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Fenway Park, or consider Brighton Music Hall for a night out. Our guests love the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Porter Square Station is just steps away.

    Map
    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Harvard University - 20 min walk
    • Harvard Square - 20 min walk
    • Boston University - 10 min drive
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 12 min drive
    • Museum of Science - 14 min drive

    Getting around

    • Porter Square Station - 1 min walk
    • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
    • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 22 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Caffe Nero – Open daily.

    About this property

    Hotel 1868

    3.5-star Cambridge hotel in Porter Square, near Harvard University
    Along with a 24-hour fitness center, this smoke-free hotel has a coffee shop/café and a 24-hour business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services are onsite. All 50 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and Smart TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and free bottled water.
    Hotel 1868 offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 50-inch Smart televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

    Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
    Disinfectant is used to clean the property

    Social distancing

    Social distancing measures in place
    Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
    Contactless check-out

    Safety measures

    Hand sanitizer provided
    Personal protective equipment worn by staff
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Self parking: USD 28 per night
    • Valet parking: USD 28 per night

    Food and drink

    • 1 coffee shop/café
    • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

    Things to do

    • 24-hour fitness center

    Conveniences

    • Elevator

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Luggage storage

    Languages spoken

    • English

    Business services

    • 24-hour business center
    • Computer station
    • Meeting rooms

    Accessibility

    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking

    More

    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Linens
    • Pillow-top mattress

    Bathroom

    • Designer toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Shower
    • Towels

    Entertainment

    • 50-inch Smart TV
    • Cable channels

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Free bottled water

    More

    • Free local calls
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Laptop-compatible safe
    • Phone

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
    Late check-in subject to availability
    Express check-in
    Minimum check-in age - 18

    Check-out

    Check-out before noon
    Express check-out

    Special check-in instructions

    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk

    Pets

    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome

    Property payment types

    American ExpressDiscoverMastercardVisa

    Important information

    Fees

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • A 6.0 percent city/local tax will be charged

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

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Self parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
    • Tax ID - C0016100491.
    • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit.
    • 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.
    • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
    • Contactless check-out is available.
    • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Hotel 1868

    4.6
    Wonderful
    5 - Excellent
    129
    4 - Good
    51
    3 - Okay
    10
    2 - Mediocre
    2
    1 - Poor
    0
    4.8
    Cleanliness
    4.7
    Service and Staff
    4.1
    Amenities
    4.7
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    8/10 overall

    The hotel was very nice. Very small quaint & intimate hotel block away from Harvard in porter square. Our room was just the right size, super modern and comfy.

    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    The hotel was great, and in such a nice area!

    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great hotel. Room is modern, all the amenities working as expected, the staff is very friendly and professional.

    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    5 stars

    Clean and well maintained

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020