Kendall Hotel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Cambridge, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.
Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and Kendall Hotel makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.
You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including a concierge and room service. In addition, guests can enjoy free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.
Nearby landmarks such as The Alchemist (0.4 mi) and Harvard University (1.8 mi) make Kendall Hotel a great place to stay when visiting Cambridge.
If you’re looking for an Italian restaurant, consider a visit to East Side Bar & Grill, Sulmona, or Amelia's Trattoria, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Kendall Hotel.
During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (0.3 mi), MIT Museum (0.5 mi), and Charles River (0.2 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel.
Enjoy your stay in Cambridge!
We stayed at the Kendall Hotel for one week in July 2021. It is a nice, "boutique" hotel with an interesting old-time firehouse decoration theme (lots of dalmatian statues), comfortable well-maintained and clean rooms. The location is superb in the heart of Kendall Square, in the middle of all the tech giants and MIT, and less than 50 yds from the Kendall T station. The rate we got was very reasonable for the area. Our main criticism was with the curtailed service, which the hotel information said was due to COVID safety. While a few of the COVID precautions make sense, a lot of it really seems to be cost-cutting rather than safety. The hotel charges a $19.95 per night "amenity fee" on top of the stated room rate. According to the website, this fee is supposed to cover a buffet continental breakfast, afternoon wine reception, 20% off entrees at the restaurant, and one bottled water per guest per day. We understand that the restaurant remains closed and the wine reception suspended due to COVID safety. What we did not expect was that the breakfast was skimpy and cheap (mass manufacturer packaged muffins and microwaveable pastry bars). You would get more choices and higher quality by walking to the 7-Eleven down Main St. We saw many guests disappointed by the sight of the pitiful looking breakfast table. Our first morning there were at least bananas and cut watermelon for fresh fruit. By our last morning the bananas and watermelon were no longer offered, and the cream cheese for the prepackaged bagels that replaced the muffins disappeared. Bottled water was also down to one bottle per guest for the entire stay, with additional bottles available at $3 each. What in the world does that have to do with COVID safety? If you stay 3 nights or less, there is no room cleaning. Because we stayed one week we got a single room cleaning. It has been known for some time that COVID does not really spread by surface contact, so cutting room cleanings just seems like an exercise to cut costs. As long as the hotel is cutting services in the name of COVID it should just eliminate the $19.95 amenities fee and not bother offering breakfast. It should also make its cost-cutting measures clear on its website, which still advertises all the services it used to offer pre-COVID.…
I stayed for 1 night with a bunch of my friends for a girls night in the city. The manager Brenda was amazing. She was very hands on and always made sure our stay was pleasant. She arranged for us to have champagne and cheese in our rooms on arrival. Also the bed was incredibly comfortable! My friends and I all commented on the comfort of the pillows and Brenda got us the info on them and we all have ordered them. The location was great and in walking distance to restaurants. I would definitely stay here again!
Very nice rooms and good location. While understanding limitations with COViD, the breakfast situation was weak- lacking basic amenities such as water being available for guests without having to ring the front desk bell and additional food option variety such as pastries and cereal. Additionally, bar service was lacking in the evening.
I can't say enough good things about this hotel! From reviews I expected the boutique decor which is sort of old Americana / fire house inspired. Very charming. I did not necessarily expect the spacious room, exceptionally comfortable bed, and excellent wi-fi (I had to be on a multiple-hour zoom call both days I was there). Oh and spotless housekeeping! This place combines the best of a unique and friendly boutique property with the convenience you would expect in a top-flight place geared towards business travel. The fact that you could open a window for fresh air was another plus for me. Can't wait to return when there is a full breakfast buffet (for now it's limited to grab & go items due to Covid - decent coffee though!)
This quaintly cozy hotel is right next to MIT and on top of the subway station, so it is very convenient for tourists. Due to the pandemic, most communication with management is by texting. An underground garage was welcome, but it is European in size, that is, tight. Cute old-fashioned decor (firehouse theme). The king-size bed was superb. Free breakfast was adequate. Free Wi-Fi was fast. In-house restaurant was closed, however.