Charles Hotel

1 Bennett St., Cambridge, 02138, MA

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It’s hard to miss the Charles Hotel, which overlooks the Charles River from Cambridge’s Harvard Square. With views of Boston, the hotel provides a quiet sanctuary for families. Kids are welcomed upon arrival with Kid’s Kits, while pets are also welcome to join the family vacation. Each floor of the hotel features a “Web Cube’ with complimentary Internet and Skype technology the teens will love, while a library featuring bestsellers from Harvard’s Coop is located in the laundry. Guests receive free access to the neighboring Wellbridge Athletic Club, free in-room Wi-Fi, and access to the hotel’s full-service spa. Families can request cribs with bumpers, blankets and fitted sheets. During the day, families may prefer to dine at the hotel’s casual Henrietta’s Table, and then turn to Rialto in the evening for sophisticated Italian. Rooms and suites are comfortably outfitted with down quilts, Bose Wave radios, and flat-screen TVs.

Our Editor Loves

  • Kid's Kit welcome amenity
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pet-friendly

Family Interests

  • Museum/Cultural

Family Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Onsite Dining


Stately Grandeur

by Rosie K

We stayed at the Charles Hotel for a few nights while visiting relatives and loved its convenient location, ambiance, free wifi, and flat screen TV with numerous channels. Our room’s king-sized bed was very comfortable, and the bathroom facilities complete with bathtub, large bath towels, and plenty of counter space. The staff was attentive, friendly and efficient as well. There is little to find fault with at The Charles unless it would be the upscale prices. We’ll be back!

Coming home

by th0mp87

When I have the privilege of staying here it always feels like coming home. The property is beautiful and the staff, many who have been here for years, are friendly and responsive to special requests.