Editor Picks: Hotels near Harvard University

by Alexander Castro  |  Published January 9, 2017

The oldest University in the United States, Harvard’s main campus occupies Harvard Yard in Cambridge, MA. Its prestige attracts not only the brightest students, but their visiting families and friends, who might want to absorb the many cultural, intellectual and historical offerings of a storied city like Boston. Harvard is close to Boston proper, with a 15-minute ride via car or public transport enough to bring you into the city’s center.

Planning a trip to Cambridge? We’ve picked three hotels for you nearby that offer affordable quality. All three have been highly-rated by past guests. We’ve found the best hotels in Cambridge so you can pursue more stimulating activities than choosing lodging. As they might say in Boston, these are a few “wicked smaht” choices.