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Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge

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215 Monsignor Obrien Hwy, Cambridge, MA 02141
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Ideally nestled in the heart of East Cambridge, this stylish and contemporary new hotel will exceed all of your expectations. Our convenient location and proximity to the Lechmere ‘T’ stop (Boston's subway system) will entice you to experience the unique ‘squares’ and neighborhoods of Cambridge, downtown Boston and beyond. Destinations include Harvard, MIT, the Seaport District, TD Garden, Faneuil Hall, Fenway Park, Copley Square and so much more. Each of our 123 smart and thoughtfully designed guest rooms and suites are built for the savvy traveler looking for comfort and productivity. Each room features free wi-fi, flexible work space, a mini refrigerator and microwave, as well as a 39-inch LED flat-screen TV. Enjoy a nightly visit to our on-site Lobby Bar & Lounge featuring hand-crafted cocktails and lighter fare. Whether travelling for business or leisure, our professional staff looks forward to hosting your next stay in Cambridge!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Casino and Gambling
Tennis court
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Iron
Microwave
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Non-smoking rooms
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Modern
Business
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Mitch R wrote a review 27 May
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Unknown to me when I booked, shortly before my stay the T started service directly behind the hotel. As soon as I opened the door to my room, a train rattled by. I was tired from a cross-country flight and it was close to 11pm in the evening, but I knew I would be awoken each time a train passed. Back down to the registration deck, I asked for a different room. Unfortunately, no rooms not facing the tracks were available. Not a surprise since I checked in so late. I asked to change hotels but was informed by the Assistant Manager, Michelle, who was rude and not interested in my concerns. Undoubtedly, she was dealing with this on a regular basis. I then spoke with an agent at Marriott reservations, but was informed that they needed the hotel to release the reservation since I had already checked in. I felt suckered. As a Titanium Elite at Marriott, I have hundreds of room night stays over the last decade. This experience goes down as the worst. While the train is not the fault of the hotel, rude and unhelpful staff is and only makes matters worse. First and last time I will stay at this hotel. If you do need to stay here, confirm in advance that you will have a room facing the Main Street (still no picnic but cars are better than trains) and avoid Assistant Manager Michelle like the plague.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: Avoid the side facing the train tracks!
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Jet255308 wrote a review 05 May
Saint Louis, Missouri2 contributions1 helpful vote
The hotel is very clean and comfortable. The staff are friendly and very professional. Breakfast was nicer than most- premade soufflés and breakfast sandwiches plus the usual fruit, yogurt, etc. This is one of the nicest Fairfield Inns that I have stayed at.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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me wrote a review 05 May
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Very clean hotel, nice room, close to many attractions. Staff also very nice. Breakfast was ok, it seems most hotels are doing packaged food. That is too processed for us, so just had a yogurt. The Women at breakfast had very good customer service. Parking cost was reasonable!. I would recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Emma A wrote a review 02 May
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Very comfortable room with excellent service by all of the hotel staff. Everything was clean and it was very quiet at night. Modern styled hotel that is a great value for the price range. Early check-in and baggage storage were available. The breakfast was a "Grab and Go" style with pre-packaged food; at a previous stay here, there had a been a buffet which was much better than the pre-packaged breakfast, but it is still nice to have breakfast included! This is my go-to hotel for the Cambridge/Boston area and I would highly recommend it to all. The Green Line Lechmere subway/bus station is just steps away which is also very convenient.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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John R wrote a review Apr 2022
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This hotel is my "go to" for business travel when I frequent East Cambridge. The rooms are a great value and now that Lechmere Station is up and running it is even more convenient if you plan on taking the train. There are numerous places to grab meals within walking distance and Galleria Mall is a couple of blocks away as well. The staff are great and I have relied on Tommy at the front desk to help with any issues as he is very responsive and flexible to work with when you need something. They also offer a free and convenient breakfast if you need to eat before you start your day.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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US$277 - US$393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge
Which popular attractions are close to Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Nearby attractions include Charles River Esplanade (1.2 km), Museum of Science (0.9 km), and CambridgeSide (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tatte Cambridge, The Helmand, and Bambara Cambridge.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Cambridge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Printing Office of Edes & Gill (2.2 km), Old North Church & Historic Site (2.2 km), and Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site (3.8 km).