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Accommodations around Harvard Square

Hotels

Sheraton Commander Hotel (closest to HGSE)
16 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Main: 617-547-4800
Fax: 617-868-8322
Reservations: 800-535-5007
email: sales@shreratoncommander.com
Rates: $185 and up (rates vary; check with hotel)

The Charles Hotel (short walking distance)
One Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-864-1200
617-864-5715
Rates: $219 and up (rates vary; check with hotel)

Fairmont Copley Plaza (4.1 miles from HGSE; cab, bus or subway)
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-5300
Rates: $199 - $289 (discounted year round)
College Visit Package 

Harvard Square Hotel (short walking distance)
110 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA, 2138
617-864-5200
617-864-2409
Rates: N/A

Best Western Hotel Tria (1.6 miles from HGSE; bus or subway)
220 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA, 2138
Phone: 617-491-8000 or 866-333-TRIA
Rates: About $125-149 (rates vary; check with hotel)

Doubletree Guest Suites Boston (1.7 miles from HGSE; bus or cab)
400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston, Massachusetts 02134
Phone: 617-783-0090
Fax: 617-783-0897
Rates: About $140 and up (rates vary; check with hotel)

Hawthorn Suites (2.4 miles from HGSE, take the #77 Bus)
1 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: 781-643-7258
Rates: $80-179

Take the 77 bus to Massachusetts Ave Opp Boulevard Road and then walk Southeast to 1 Massachusetts Avenue.

The Hotel Veritas (1.4 miles from HGSE)
One Remington Street
Cambridge, MA 02128    
Phone: 617-520-5000
Rates: About $220 and up (rates vary; check with hotel)

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston-Cambridge (2.8 miles from HGSE; bus or cab)
250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: 617-577-7600
Fax: 617-354-1313
Rates: $109 (available through December 2009). Ask for the Harvard University discount.

Bed and Breakfasts

A Friendly Inn at Harvard (walking distance)
1673 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-547-7851
Fax: 617-547-0202
April rates: $77-117

A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge (walking distance)
1657 Cambridge Street #3
Cambridge, MA 02138-4316
617-868-7082 or 800-795-7122
Rates: $75-190

Irving House (walking distance)
24 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-547-4600
Fax: 617-576-2814
April rates: $89-159

The Mary Prentiss Inn (1.5 miles from HGSE, bus or subway)
6 Prentiss Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: 617-661-2929
Fax: 617-661-5989
April rates: $149-189

A Cambridge House (1.8 miles from HGSE, bus)
2218 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA, 02140
617-491-6300 ; 800-232-9989
Fax:617-868-2848
Rates: $99-290

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