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Irving House at Harvard

 Rates:        $80 - $375
 Address:       Irving House at Harvard
   24 Irving Street
   02138, US
  Phone:       (617) 547 4600
  Toll Free:       (877) 547 4600
 Fax:       (617) 576 2814
 Categories:       Downtown B&B  
 Rooms:      3
 Owner:      Rachael Solem
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  Geographical Settings 
 City Center
Irving House is located at 24 Irving Street in Cambridge. Like Boston, Cambridge is a walking city. If you can arrive without a car, all the better. One way streets and limited parking conditions favor pedestrians. Buses and subways are nearby. Bring comfortable footwear. We lend umbrellas and hand out maps. There's LOTS to do within a 15 minute walk.

By Car
• Harvard Square
From the river coming up JFK Street, or Boston/Central Square on Mass Ave--bear right as you see Harvard Yard on right. You will go under Yard, bear left in underpass; turn left onto Quincy Street. Turn right on Kirkland; Irving Street is 3rd right. #24 is just after large brick building. Driveway is just beyond house.
• Mass Pike (Route 90)
Take "Brighton/Cambridge" exit (from the West it is a left exit). There is an exit toll of $1. Follow signs for Cambridge & get in left lane. Turn left BEFORE you cross bridge, onto Soldiers Field Road Exit at Harvard Square
• Memorial drive
Exit at Harvard Square. You will be on JFK Street.
• Storrow Drive
Exit at Harvard Square, cross the river. You will be on JFK Street.
• Route 93 from the North
Exit Storrow Drive/Cambridge. Follow Storrow Drive to Harvard Square exit.
• Route 93 from the South
Stay on 93 North thru Boston. Exit Storrow Dr/Cambridge. Follow Storrow Drive, to Exit at Harvard Square
• Logan Airport
Follow signs for Boston & Route 93 North, exit Cambridge/Storrow Drive Take Storrow Drive to Harvard Square.
 On-line reservation available  Major Credit Cards accepted  Non-Smoking
 Kids Friendly  No Pets on Site  Handicap Access
Rates vary with the season, size of room and whether it has a private or shared bath. Rooms which share a bath share several baths in the hall way. The ratio of sharing is about 1 bath to 1.6 people.

• All Rates Include: off street parking, local phone calls, DSL internet access & hearty continental breakfast.
• Peak rates apply to specific event times occurring in Cambridge.
- Mid May to early June is Commencement Season.
- The Head of the Charles Regatta is in mid October.
• Rates are subject to change. (Up or DOWN!)
• For larger rooms, add $15 per additional adult (18yrs ) and $5 per additional child (7-17 yrs)
• There is no charge for children under 7.
• We provide cribs for infants, please request when reserving

CANCELLATION POLICY: Once you have made a reservation, confirming with a credit card, you may cancel this reservation without penalty until 24 hours prior to arrival. If your plans change and you must cancel, call us. You will get a cancellation number. This is your proof that you have canceled.

* ROOM TAX: There is a room tax of 12.45% on all prices. All guests are subject to this tax except government employees on government business who provide a voucher on the proper letterhead indicating the dates of arrival and departure and the name of the guest.

Please take note of the following:

* We cannot accommodate pets, except for seeing eye dogs.
* We welcome children. If your little one needs a crib, please request it when reserving.
* The house is accessible to the disabled. If you need an accessible room, please request it when reserving.
* Irving House is smoke free. We provide ashtrays on our smoking porch. (New policy—one smoke free porch.)
  Room Amenities 
 Private Bath  Air Conditioning  Hairdryer
 Iron/Ironing Boards  In-room Phone  Refrigerator
 In-room TV  Radio
  Business Amenities  
 In-room Fax  In-room Internet Connection  Fax on Site
 Dial-up Internet Connection  Wireless Connection Access
  Inn Amenities 
 Wheelchair Access  Coffee/Tea Services- Tray-in-Bed  Laundry
 Secured Parking  Open 24 hours  Baggage storage facilities
 Central heating  Quiet location
With a variety of room rates, 24-hour desk service and walking distance to all the major attractions of Cambridge, you'll find just what you need in our friendly accommodations. Telephones, high speed internet access, tvs (in rooms with private bath), central air conditioning, a continental buffet breakfast, parking in our adjacent lot are just some of the things that will make your stay more comfortable.

Our staff is always ready to help you find your way around town, recommend a restaurant or call a taxi. Enjoy the sunshine on our front porch and meet guests from all over the world. Visit us to find out why so many of our guests consider us their place to stay in Cambridge.

Hearty Continental breakfast
Daily papers: Boston Globe, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, also Funny Times, The Sun, Tikkun, The New Yorker
Wired DSL access in common areas (two outlets), or wireless access in your room. We have a computer in our parlor for those who have not brought their own.
Museum passes to lend
Free local phone calls
Laundry facilities: coin op, ironing.
Books to give away: Each room, and common areas all have books you can take with you if you choose.
Guest refrigerator
HCP accessible
  Meals Type 
 Basic Continental Breakfast
  Area Activities 
  Languages Innkeepers Speak 

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