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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel 1868

3.5-star3.5 stars
1868 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02140, United States of America

3.5-star hotel with 24-hour fitness, near Harvard University
  • Free WiFi
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  • The hotel was very nice. Very small quaint & intimate hotel block away from Harvard in…Jul 13, 2020
  • The hotel was great, and in such a nice area!Jul 6, 2020

Hotel 1868

  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Mini Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

What’s around Hotel 1868


  • In Agassiz
  • Harvard University - 20 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 20 min walk
  • Tufts University - 33 min walk
  • Davis Square - 6 min walk
  • Somerville Theatre - 15 min walk
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Boston University - 3 mi / 4.9 km

Getting around

  • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 22 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base) - 21 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 26 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 36 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 33 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 32 min drive
  • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
  • Belmont Station - 6 min drive
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 7 min drive
  • Porter Square Station - 1 min walk
  • Davis Station - 15 min walk
  • Harvard Square Station - 21 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 50-inch Smart TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Caffe Nero - Onsite coffee shop.

Hotel 1868’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel 1868 Cambridge
  • 1868 Cambridge
  • Hotel 1868 Hotel
  • Hotel 1868 Cambridge
  • Hotel 1868 Hotel Cambridge


State tax ID - C0016100491

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

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

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 28 per night with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs USD 28 per night with in/out privileges

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel 1868

  • Does Hotel 1868 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel 1868 does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel 1868?
    Yes. Self parking costs USD 28 per night. Valet parking costs USD 28 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel 1868?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel 1868?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel 1868?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Anna's Taqueria (2-min walk), Giulia (8-min walk), and Posto (9-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 196 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
5 stars
Clean and well maintained
us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Get what you pay for
Hotel and staff were nice. A bit over priced like everything else in Cambridge
us4 night family trip
Good 6.0
Location, location, location? Not really enough.
Good location but really a strange hotel. The furniture is all made for 7' tall people. There is no place to sit to put on your shoes and tie them except on the toilet because every item is furniture is at least 48" off the floor. Light switches are hidden and there are no instructions for adjusting heat and air conditioning.
Annette, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice place. Comfy and great location. Friendly staff.
Kathryn, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Most Enjoyable!
I arrived in the evening; Brian was at the front desk. He was friendly, professional, and helpful. My Mini Queen room was very clean, just right in size, and the sweet little alcove, overlooking Mass Ave., was an unexpected bonus. Good water pressure in the shower. Very nice Beekman 1802 bath and body products—great scent! Just what I needed after a long day. Great location and easy to get around without a car. It's a quick walk to a variety of food & drink options or a saunter to Harvard Square. Also, the Porter Square (Red Line) T is across the street and buses run up and down Mass Ave.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay!
Love the bed, bath and work out facility.
JULIE, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
A Great Place to Stay!
What an adorable hotel!! I loved the environment, asthetic, decor etc and the room had everything you need!!
Sarah, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Trendy yet comfy
Beautiful decor! Fresh & Clean. Bed was very comfortable. Gym was spacious, extremely clean with lots of equipment options
Chrisann, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exactly what I needed
It was just about perfect! The location was fabulous, I took the silver line with a transfer to the red line from the airport and it was completely free! Took about an hour but I didn’t have anything to do so it was great. I used public transport for the majority of my stay so being that close to the Porter red line stop was fantastic. The hotel itself was very nice. Only thing missing was a fridge in the room, which I was told could be put in, but by then it would’ve only been for one night and that felt a little pointless to me. Bathroom was great, bed was comfortable. I had no issues. I definitely recommend.
Elizabeth, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was very clean and the staff was very nice and helpful. The bed mattress was great but frame it sits on, was just to squeaky.
Glenn, us2 night family trip

Hotel 1868

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