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Located in the Porter Square district in Cambridge, the Porter Square Hotel offers complimentary WiFi and ist 0.7 mi from Central Square. Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are within a 2.5 miles radius of the property.

Guest rooms boast flat-screen TVs, a work desk, and ironing facilities. Bathrobes, slippers, and a hairdryer are also offered.

A patio and garden are featured at Porter Square Hotel.

Brattle Theater and Tufts University are within 1.7 mi of the property. Boston is 4.6 mi away from Porter Square Hotel. Logan Airport is just 7.8 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Porter Square Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jul 18, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking at the hotel


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is breakfast included?
    Unfortunately breakfast is NOT included. We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to the ongoing pandemic, restaurant Colette has not reopened for ..
    Answered on October 22, 2021
  • Is there a coffee pot in the room?
    Here at the hotel we have keurig coffee machines in all the rooms. There is complimentary coffee, tea, and water throughout your stay.
    Answered on January 21, 2022
  • In your Queen suite, does the sofa fold out into a bed?
    The sofa does not fold out into a bed; however, we can place a twin-size rollaway bed in the living room area upon request.
    Answered on December 28, 2021
  • Hello! My son will attend the Crimson Soccer clinic in Harvard next Jan 8-9th and I believe your hotel is a great alternative. However, he is 16 years..
    Hello, the minimum age requirement to stay at our hotel is 18 unless an adult is present.
    Answered on December 19, 2021
  • is there free parking? An elevator?
    Valet parking is $28 per night. There is an elevator that can take you to all floors of the hotel as well as two sets of staircases.
    Answered on June 30, 2020
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Colette Wine Bistro

    Food: French

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner

Amenities of Porter Square Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 28.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Porter Square Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Porter Square Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Porter Square Hotel

  • Porter Square Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Porter Square Hotel include:

      • Double

    • Check-in at Porter Square Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • The prices at Porter Square Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Porter Square Hotel is 1.9 miles from the center of Cambridge.

    • Porter Square Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Colette Wine Bistro