The Charles Hotel In Harvard Square
One Bennett Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Boston: Boston Vicinity
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10 reviews The Charles Hotel In Harvard Square
294 rooms, 10 floors
The Charles Hotel is a luxury hotel ideally situated right in Harvard Square.The Charles Hotel offers the finest, most distinctive guest accommodations with 294 spacious guestrooms, including 45 suites that combine Shaker-inspired aesthetic with modern touches. The Charles also boasts one of the best gyms in Boston: the Wellbridge Center, which features a four-lane rooftop pool, an aerobic studio, a stretching area, and locker rooms, as well as a variety of free-weight, strength training and cardiovascular equipment. Henrietta's Table serves award-winning New England classics using ingredients procured from local vendors and organic farmers for breakfast, lunch, supper and Saturday and Sunday brunch. Rialto, also located in the hotel, is considered one of Boston's finest restaurants. Regattabar, the Charles Hotel Jazz Club, is where anyone in Boston goes to hear top-flight musicians from around the world. The property is entirely smoke free including hotel rooms and all public areas. All rooms are equipped with a Hi-Def LCD Plasma, Bose Wave radio, closet safe, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. In addition, each room and suite is outfitted with three 2-line telephones with speaker feature, hold button, voice mailbox, and fax and computer data ports with high-speed Internet access. We are now offering complimentary local, domestic long distance, and 800 calls complimentary. We are also offering guests with internet access, fax, and printing complimentary on every guest room floor. A distinguishing guestroom attribute that is currently unique to The Charles is the hotel's installation of Seura television in every room. These innovative in-mirror LDC screens can be hooked up to cable, DVD, satellite, sound, or other systems, and are completely hidden when turned off.
(Additional fees may apply to some amenities)
- Internet Access
- Pets Welcome
- Room Service
- Fitness Facility
- Kids Welcome
- Dry Cleaning/Laundry
- Business Center
- Convention Center
- Meeting Rooms
- Interior Corridors
- Wheelchair Accessible
-OFF SITE RESTAURANT
Chef Peter Davis has created a comfortable and award winning restaurant at Henrietta's Table, which honors the culinary bounty of New England. Chef Davis uses organic and native ingredients from local producers in and beyond Massachusetts to create an original and simple approach to classic regional cuisine.
Davis' keen awareness of the integrity of food in its natural state, eye for color and instinct for balance of tastes has earned him both local and national critical acclaim.
The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch & supper 7 days a week, along with an award-winning weekend brunch. During the spring and summer, guests can enjoy dining on the Henrietta's large outdoor patio.
Henrietta's Table offers private dining facilities for parties of up to 45 guests, and easily accommodates functions ranging from annual meetings to rehearsal dinners. The flexibility of the space is equally matched by Chef Peter Davis' menu offerings needs.
James Beard award-winning chef and owner Jody Adams embraces New England ingredients with regional Italian culinary traditions.
In September and October Rialto's kitchen turns its focus to Tuscany, current menu offerings include Heirloom Tomatoes with caponata, pine nuts, red wine vinegar and Tuscan croutons; Ravioli of Braised Rabbit with a saffron pepper sauce; and Cacciotto, traditional Tuscan Seafood Stew, with house-cured salt cod, shrimp, clams, mussels and charred plum tomatoes.
The Rialto bar menu features small bites, antipasti dishes, and full meals. Share a chilled seafood platter for two, along with heartier fare like Penne Bolognese; a Roasted Duck Sandwich with gingered figs, gruyere and hand-cut fries.
The Boston Globe awarded Rialto a coveted four stars in three consecutive reviews and Gourmet Magazine named it one of the World's Top Hotel Restaurants.
The Regattabar opened on January 29, 1985 and since then it has become the leading jazz club not only in Boston, but in New England as well. Boston magazine bestowed its Best of Boston Award thirteen times naming The Regattabar Best Jazz Club and in 1998 inducted The Regattabar into its Best of Boston Hall of Fame. The Regattabar has also been named Best Jazz Club by both the Boston Phoenix and the Improper Bostonian.
Showcasing such musical greats at Bo Diddley, Cassandra Wilson, and Ahmad Jamal, the Regattabar features shows up to five nights a week is home to the annual Regattabar Jazz Festival.
Food & Wine's Best Nightlife, Noir is a chic, cozy bar serving classic cocktails mixed to perfection, sultry signature drinks and a menu suited for a late afternoon or late night snack.
Designed to reflect the warm, decadent atmosphere of 1940's nightlife, Noir is the ideal place to meet after work, before a show or to wind down from a busy night.
Located in the hotel lobby with a lively outdoor patio during the warmer months, Noir is the perfect spot for your next holiday party, corporate, social or celebratory event.
Noir accommodates up to 100 guests and is open daily from 4:00pm to 2am.