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

USD 40 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Overview

The 3-star The Kendall Hotel is located in downtown Cambridge, minutes away from Boston Public Library, Beacon Hill and Fenway Park. Featuring Victorian architecture, the hotel is opened since 2001.

The hotel boasts unique location in Cambridge close to Kendall/MIT underground station. Nestled in the business district and 3 km from the city center.

There is Beacon Street train station nearby. The Kendall Hotel is easily accessible from Logan International airport lying within 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The cozy The Kendall Hotel offers such rooms as luxury one-bedroom apartment, deluxe double room and suite appointed with multi-channel television, a sofa, a writing desk, complimentary Wi-Fi and individual climate control. Some of the classic rooms feature the garden view. Offering a luxurious interior, the rooms are fitted with luxury furnishings and a freezer, a cooktop and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Black Sheep Cafe and Legal Sea Foods are situated in a central area, about 50 meters away of the property.

Services

The on-site comforts include a vending machine, a lift and a luggage storage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at USD 40 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

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
    2.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Back Bay
    2.0 km
  • Yawkey
    2.0 km
Underground stations
  • Kendall/MIT Station
    100 m
  • Lechmere Station
    1.3 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Black Sheep Cafe (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square (cuisine: American)
    140 m
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

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Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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      Luxury One-Bedroom Apartment
      Bed type: Queen-size bed
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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
          2.2 km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Back Bay
          2.0 km
        • Yawkey
          2.0 km
        Underground stations
        • Kendall/MIT Station
          100 m
        • Lechmere Station
          1.3 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Black Sheep Cafe (cuisine: American)
          10 m
        • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square (cuisine: American)
          140 m
        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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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Central Square Theatre - 1.1 km

        Places of interest

        • Ray and Maria Stata Center - 300 m

        Convention centers

        • Kendall Square - 200 m

        Shopping areas

        • CambridgeSide Galleria Mall - 1.0 km

        Parks

        • Cambridge Parks Maintenance - 1.0 km

        Halls

        • Sacred Heart Church Hall - 900 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Massachusetts Institute-Tech - 100 m
        • Research Institute-Medicine - 200 m
        • Laboratory-Computer Science - 400 m
        • Laboratory-Mfg and Productivity - 600 m
        • Laboratory For Electromagnetic - 600 m
        • Mit-Research Lab-Electronics - 600 m
        • Laboratory For Nuclear Science - 600 m
        • Laboratory For Information - 600 m
        • Harcourt Learning Direct Inc - 1.0 km

        Business areas

        • CambridgeSide Galleria - 1.1 km

        Medical care and Hospitals

        • M I T Medical Department - 600 m

        Underground stations

        • Kendall/MIT Station - 100 m
        • Lechmere Station - 1.2 km

        Public parking

        • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 700 m

        Local attractions

        • Boston Public Library - 1.6 km
          700 Boylston St., Boston
        • Charles River - 1.6 km
          Cambridge, MA
        • Trinity Church - 1.7 km
          545 Boylston St, Boston
        • Boston Public Garden - 1.7 km
          69 Beacon ST., Boston, MA 02108, Boston
        • Old South Church - 1.6 km
          645 Boylston St, Boston

        Near the hotel

        • MIT Museum - 860 m
          265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
        • Charles River Esplanade - 1.3 km
          Storrow Drive, Boston
        • Museum of Science - 1.5 km
          Science Park, Boston
        • Stata Center - 1.1 km
          Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
        • Back Bay - 1.4 km
          Boston, MA

        Restaurants nearby

        • Black Sheep Cafe - 10 m

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

          71% likes this, based on 82 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 24

        • Meadhall - 130 m

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

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

        • Cosi - 150 m

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

          64% likes this, based on 11 reviews

        • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square - 140 m

          Address: 5 Cambridge Center
          Phone: 617 864-3400

          68% likes this, based on 224 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 40

        • Cosi - 150 m

          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
          2.2 km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Back Bay
          2.0 km
        • Yawkey
          2.0 km
        Underground stations
        • Kendall/MIT Station
          100 m
        • Lechmere Station
          1.3 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Black Sheep Cafe (cuisine: American)
          10 m
        • Legal Sea Foods - Cambridge - Kendall Square (cuisine: American)
          140 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          7
        • Number of rooms:
          77