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Welcome to the Porter Square Hotel

A Relaxing Boutique Hotel in Cambridge, MA

Introducing Porter Square Hotel, a dynamic destination centrally located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, just steps away from the MBTA Red Line train. 

We are easily accessible to colleges and universities in the area. Lesley University is only a 2-minute walk away! The campuses of Harvard University, Tufts University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are within a 3-mile radius of the hotel. 

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Things to Do

If you’re looking to stay here while you check out the many cultural attractions that Cambridge has to offer, the museums in the hotel’s vicinity include Harvard Museum of Natural History, the MIT Museum, and the Museum of Science, all within a 20-minute trip from the hotel’s front door. 

Taking a day trip into downtown Boston where you may have interest in visiting the sites. We’re a quick 20-minute train ride from the famous Boston Common, and the start of the Freedom Trail. Those with an artistic interest, The Museum of Fine Arts and the Institute of Contemporary Art are within a 5-mile drive of the hotel. 


Our Rooms

Our 65 guest rooms are equipped with 48 inch flat-screen Smart TV's, complementary Wi-Fi, comfortable bathrobes, slippers, and all the other amenities one would expect while traveling. The suites have a separate living area with an additional 48 inch flat-screen Smart TV, comfortable couches or chairs, a desk, and closet for all your long term, or business stay needs. Socialize, network, or grab a bite at our restaurant and bar on Massachusetts Avenue. Those looking to indulge in even more relaxation can do so in our lovely courtyard.

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Petite Double Twin

Cozy and stylish Petite Room featuring two twin beds, private bathroom, and a 48" Smart TV. 180 sq. ft.

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Deluxe Double Twin

Slightly larger than our Petite Room, this Deluxe Room features two twin beds, private bathroom, and cozy workspace with a 48" Smart TV. 190 - 220 sq. ft.

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Deluxe Queen

This Deluxe Room features one queen bed, private bathroom, and cozy workspace with a 48" Smart TV. 210 - 240 sq. ft.

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Queen Suite

Luxury one-bedroom suite featuring one queen bed, private bathroom and a separate living room with sofa, 48" Smart TV and spacious closet. The room is perfect for business travelers and family vacations. 320 - 400 sq. ft.

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