The Kendall Hotel - Cambridge

350 Main Street, Cambridge, United States, 02142  show map
 3 stars
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The Kendall Hotel - Cambridge

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Situated near a mall and boutiques, this cozy 7-story hotel offers 77 rooms close to Boston Public Library, Beacon Hill and Fenway Park. Built in 2001, the hotel is a combination of organic architecture and contemporary facilities.

This property is positioned in the business center of Cambridge. Set within a 30-minute walking distance from Cambridge city center.

Kendall/MIT underground station is only 450 meters away from the hotel. Fast access to Logan International airport within 10 km is provided.

Rooms

The Kendall Hotel has comfortable rooms fitted with a safe, a work desk, a kitchen, complimentary wireless internet and climate control. Some rooms overlook the garden. For more comfort a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub are provided.

Eat & Drink

American dishes are served in the innovative restaurant on site. Black Sheep Cafe and Legal Sea Foods offer an assortment of dishes within 50 meters of the property.

Services

Guests can make use of concierge service, ironing service and 24-hour front desk as well as a vending machine, a lift and a luggage storage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   77.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel The Kendall Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
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Hotel Address:

350 Main Street, Cambridge, United States, 02142

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City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Back Bay
    1.2 mi
  • Yawkey
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Kendall/MIT Station
    400 ft
  • Lechmere Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Black Sheep Cafe (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    77

Rooms and availability

The Kendall Hotel photos Room
Extended Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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Room includes a TV, a desk and a hairdryer.

Room facilities
    The Kendall Hotel photos Room
    Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 855 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    This suite features a fireplace and a work desk.

    Room facilities
      The Kendall Hotel photos Room
      Standard Queen Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 250 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      Room offers a TV, a desk and a hairdryer. The room is furnished with one queen-size bed. Please note, this room cannot accommodate extra beds. The rate is based on 2 adults and 1 child under 2 years old.

      Room facilities
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        Deluxe King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 400 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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        Room features a TV, a desk and a hairdryer. It is furnished with one king-size bed. Rollaway bed can be added for a third person (fee applies).

        Room facilities
          The Kendall Hotel photos Room
          Deluxe Double Queen Room
          Bed type: 2 King-size beds
          Size: 400 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
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          Room features 2 queen-size beds and includes a TV, a desk and a hairdryer. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see Hotel Policies).

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Kendall Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
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            Hotel Address:

            350 Main Street, Cambridge, United States, 02142

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Cambridge
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Back Bay
              1.2 mi
            • Yawkey
              1.2 mi
            Underground stations
            • Kendall/MIT Station
              400 ft
            • Lechmere Station
              4300 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Black Sheep Cafe (cuisine: American)
              100 ft
            • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square (cuisine: American)
              500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              77

            The Kendall Hotel Location

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            Parks

            • Cambridge Parks Maintenance - 3300 ft

            Halls

            • Sacred Heart Church Hall - 3000 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • Massachusetts Institute-Tech - 400 ft
            • Research Institute-Medicine - 700 ft
            • Laboratory-Computer Science - 1400 ft
            • Laboratory-Mfg and Productivity - 2000 ft
            • Laboratory For Electromagnetic - 2000 ft
            • Mit-Research Lab-Electronics - 2000 ft
            • Laboratory For Nuclear Science - 2000 ft
            • Laboratory For Information - 2000 ft
            • Harcourt Learning Direct Inc - 3300 ft

            Theaters

            Medical care and Hospitals

            • M I T Medical Department - 2000 ft

            Underground stations

            Public parking

            Local attractions

            • Boston Public Library - 5200 ft
              700 Boylston St., Boston
            • Charles River - 5200 ft
              Cambridge, MA
            • Trinity Church - 1.0 mi
              545 Boylston St, Boston
            • Boston Public Garden - 1.1 mi
              69 Beacon ST., Boston, MA 02108, Boston
            • Old South Church - 5300 ft
              645 Boylston St, Boston

            Near the hotel

            • MIT Museum - 2900 ft
              265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
            • Charles River Esplanade - 4300 ft
              Storrow Drive, Boston
            • Museum of Science - 4900 ft
              Science Park, Boston
            • Stata Center - 3500 ft
              Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
            • Back Bay - 4500 ft
              Boston, MA

            Restaurants nearby

            • Black Sheep Cafe - 100 ft

              Address: 350 Main St (Kendall Hotel)
              Phone: (617) 577-1300

              71% likes this, based on 82 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 23 - USD 32

            • Meadhall - 500 ft

              Address: 4 Cambridge Center
              Phone: 617-714-4658

              63% likes this, based on 72 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            • Cosi - 500 ft

              Address: 290 Main St
              Phone: 617-868-5810

              64% likes this, based on 11 reviews

            • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square - 500 ft

              Address: 5 Cambridge Center
              Phone: 617 864-3400

              68% likes this, based on 224 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 22 - USD 52

            • Cosi - 500 ft

              Address: 270 Main St.

              65% likes this, based on 24 reviews

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              77
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            The Kendall Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Kendall Hotel

            Average guest rating

            8.8out of 10
            Superb
            Based on 129 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Family with children
              10.0

              This is a lovely hotel. Very clean beautiful room friendly staff and brilliant value c

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Nice, unique rooms. Small cosi hotel well decorated.Good services

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The history of the Hotel adds character and interest. Staff were outstanding and responsive. Food was tasty and smells wonderful in Hotel.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The room was clean and the design of the hotel was unique.

            • Couple
              10.0

              This hotel is well located (1 minute from Kendall/MIT t stop), very nice and historical. The stuff is nice and the breakfast (complementary) is delicious!

            • Family with children
              9.6

              We enjoyed the hotel & amenities. Traveling with 2 small children, we brought snacks & milk in a small cooler with ice packs. We had a small fridge with freezer box (great to refreeze our packs), microwave, 4-cup coffee pot & clean room. It was perfect for our needs. It was also only a few feet from the red line train into downtown Boston. We were able to leave our car & get right on the train. Very convenient!

              The night staff working when we arrived (around 12am or so) was not too helpful. The parking garage that cost $20 a night was very small & only had one entrance & exit. We had to go down a long ramp & make a sharp turn into the garage only to find no spaces available. With no room to turn around, we were forced to back out of the small opening, cut a sharp turn backwards & back up the ramp. It was very difficult! I would not advise parking down there unless you have a very compact car. We had a full size sedan & almost got stuck down there.

            • Single
              6.6

              Good location when visiting MIT. Free WLAN. Nice historic building.

              One-bed room quite small and noisy. The breakfast space is a bit too small.

            • Couple
              10.0

              The decor was beautiful and thoughtful. The service was always kind and genuine. The facilities and rooms were always impecanly clean. Overall one of the best experiences at a hotel I ever had.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The Kendall Hotel in Cambridge, ma is absolutely fantastic!! It is housed in a 19th Century Victorian Fire Station and has been decorated in that style. Both the public areas and the rooms are so tastefully decorated and interesting. I did not find it cluttered at all, and I am an "anti-clutter" person. The beds were very comfortable. My husband and I were extremely impressed with everything about this hotel: location, decor, breakfast (hot), and value.

              Low lighting in the bedroom was my only complaint.

            • Single
              10.0

              The hotel is convenient to the subway system and to most of the places I needed to go. It is quiet, clean and quite nice... not like your chain city hotels. And the breakfast buffet was excellent.

              unfortunately my room did not have a closet... it was o.k. for me because I was alone but it would be akward to invite someone up with clothes hanging from a wall coat rack. That is the only thing I did not care for. Everything else was fine.

            • Couple
              9.2

              great character, nice people and hotel amenities. Didn't get to eat at the restaurant but looked cute. Close proximity to Meadhall.

              didnt love being close to the elevator

            • Family with children
              9.6

              The historic surroundings and appointments were engaging and made the hotel homelike. The Black Sheep motif for the restaurant was a clever nod to the past history again. I liked the history booklet in our room and read the whole thing. But what was truly noticeable was the staff's attitude - all seemed very proud of their hotel. I will recommend the hotel, something I usually pass on. I hope to stay with you again some day.

              I was displeased with the car service. Not the staff member who called them or who came out to dismiss a renegade cab driver, but the car service itself. The driver was not prepared to take a credit card and I had zero cash. Then he wanted to add $5 to the price the Kendall clerk had given me "for the toll he would have to pay on the trip back" I felt he was attempting to bamboozle me. Also I asked for a taxi, but the Kendall clerk told me a "car" was being arranged, and that the fee would be $30. I would liked to have known that a cab costs less. Actually, I wished we had taken the subway.

            • Couple
              9.2

              Funny looking hotel with great service

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The rate was #1, location #2. Ambience was wonderful. Cleanliness was important. Comfortable beds. Very good breakfast.

              Wine server during "rooftop happy hour" was not cordial or welcoming.

            • Couple
              10.0

              The hotel is like a time capsule that transfers you 100 years back in time. Very beautiful design, friendly staff, nice breakfast and good location - very close to T.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Kendall Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            350 Main Street, Cambridge, United States, 02142

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Cambridge
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Back Bay
              1.2 mi
            • Yawkey
              1.2 mi
            Underground stations
            • Kendall/MIT Station
              400 ft
            • Lechmere Station
              4300 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Black Sheep Cafe (cuisine: American)
              100 ft
            • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square (cuisine: American)
              500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              77