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Harvard Square - Cambridge, MA, United States
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Harvard Square. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Harvard Square:$674/night
Cheapest price found:$298/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$305 - $1,133
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$315 - $1,311
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels near Harvard Square, Cambridge

Discover affordable stays in Harvard Square that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Harvard Square can be found for as low as $298 per night. There is currently one property in Harvard Square that can be booked for this price. Irving House At Harvard is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Harvard Square. Price data was last updated on 18 July 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across close to Harvard Square. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$298
Avg. per night
1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$315
Avg. per night
777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA, United States
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$394
Avg. per night
110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$438
Avg. per night
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$450
Avg. per night
16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$500
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Harvard Square

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Harvard Square to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Harvard Square at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Some of the best options for booking a hotel near Harvard Square categorised by hotel class. We've also highlighted the most popular hotels and best value within each hotel class.
3 stars
1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States
24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
4 stars +
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

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Other accommodations in Harvard Square

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24 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$298
Avg. per night
1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$315
Avg. per night
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$450
Avg. per night
777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA, United States
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$394
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Harvard Square

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Harvard Square to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
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About Harvard Square

Harvard Square lies in the heart of Cambridge, part of the Boston Metropolitan Area, in the state of Massachusetts, and acts as a central point encompassing the culture and energy of the city. Harvard University surrounds the intersection and comprises of independent business and services. It contains many students and acts as a mixing hub for the university and the local community in a busy and beautiful area of the city, as an open and colourful triangular plaza.

A key attraction for visitors to Harvard Square is to witness the famous Harvard University, whose walls line the plaza and whose student life seeps into the culture of the surrounding area, as there are also many student bars and cafes. Other nearby cultural sites include the Semitic Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the American Repertory Theatre, although the square is also a site of smaller cultural wonders, like local buskers, street performers and independent businesses. Visitors can easily find a cute or quirky cafe to relax in, or discover other student favourites like local bookshops, small theatres and artistic stores selling cheap furniture, second-hand items and old fashioned supplies. There are also food trucks that travel to Harvard Square and offer delicious food, or visitors can walk in the surrounding park nature, or shop at the nearby Garage shopping mall.

Harvard Square is served by the central transit station, which includes subway, bus and trolley connections, all of which use the area as a transfer point, making it easy for visitors to access the area from throughout the city. Public transport services use Massachusetts Avenue as a central hub and drivers can also access the avenue by car, at the end of which lies Harvard Square.

Early maps of Harvard Square show the area to be a residential district, which was once home to famous Americans, such as Anne Bradstreet, a colonial poet of the 17th century. The area changed with the development of Harvard University as what was once a shopping neighbourhood transformed into a regional meeting place and student hub. Gentrification took place, throughout the 20th century although the area retained its old, local atmosphere through maintaining second-hand stores and independent businesses, especially focusing on preserving its book selling reputation.

Facts about staying in Harvard Square

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Harvard Square to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 18 July 2024.
  • What are the best hotels near Harvard Square?

    Courtyard by Marriott Boston Cambridge (8.2/10 from 538 reviews), Le Méridien Boston Cambridge (8.4/10 from 684 reviews), and Porter Square Hotel (8.5/10 from 1,415 reviews) are all highly-rated places to stay near Harvard Square.

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    The most popular hotel near Darling Harbour is Shangri-La Sydney, with 9,045 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.3/10.

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    If you’re visiting Waikiki Beach then the nearby Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (3,912 reviews scoring it at an average 7.8/10).

  • How much do hotels in Harvard Square cost?

    Harvard Square hotels have an average price of $125/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel near Harvard Square?

    Prices for Harvard Square hotels have been found for as low as $83/night over the last 3 days.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Harvard Square?

    There’s so much to see and do in Harvard Square, but we’ve found that the most popular landmarks are Seminyak Beach, Darling Harbour, and Waikiki Beach. You’ll want to stay in Kuta to visit Seminyak Beach, Sydney to visit Darling Harbour, and Honolulu to visit Waikiki Beach.

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