4.7 out of 5

With a stay at The Kendall Hotel in Cambridge, you'll be in the business district and convenient to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and John Lewis, Inc.

This romantic hotel is close to Hynes Convention Center and Boston Public Garden.

Make yourself at home in one of the 77 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of The Kendall Hotel, or find a snack in a coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet.

Business amenities include a business center and meeting rooms. The business-friendly The Kendall Hotel also features multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport at scheduled times is available for a fee. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

This 3-star Cambridge hotel is smoke free.

  • 77 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 2 conference rooms
  • Built in 1895
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

The Kendall Hotel offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and designer toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

The Kendall Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM. Every day, the hotel hosts a free manager's reception for you to enjoy.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy complimentary access to a health club five blocks away. The club, open daily except Sunday, includes cardio machines, circuit-training equipment, a sauna, and locker rooms with showers, towel service, and toiletries.

The Charles River Esplanade, less than a mile from the hotel, offers miles of waterfront walking, running, and bicycling paths, along with views of sailboats and racing college crews. Tennis courts and picnic areas are located in parks along the Esplanade.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times during limited hours. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35.00 per vehicle
  • Self parking fee: USD 40 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: USD varies
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Kendall
  • Kendall Cambridge
  • Kendall Hotel
  • Kendall Hotel Cambridge

You should know

The Kendall Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. The total price shown includes a resort fee. Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.