Le Meridien Cambridge-Mit  4 stars

20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, United States, 02139  show mapSave
From  US$ 302
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Editorial review:

A cool spot Le Meridien in Cambridge where geek chic reigns supreme. The eccentric high tech theme runs deep, with blankets with mathematical formulas on their covers, and on-site dining.

Overview

Situated in the heart of central square in Cambridge, Le Meridien Hotel is steps away from a culturally diverse area renowned for its cuisine and shopping, easily accessible from Logan airport and just minutes from Boston city centre. The hotel is close to MIT museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fenway park, USS Constitution museum and Boston university.

Le Meridien Cambridge-MIT’s elegant accommodations offer a place of luxurious sanctuary and unmatched comfort.

This four-star property provides 210 welcoming guestrooms and suites in a contemporary chic style. The hotel boasts a selection of premier suites offering the pinnacle of luxurious comfort with elegant living rooms, bedrooms and often multiple bathrooms. Rooms overlook the peaceful local area or the picturesque and quaint streets below.

The hotel has a 24-hour business centre and offers small meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment and business services. Complimentary wireless internet access is available in public areas.

Recreational amenities include 24-hour fitness centre with equipment for aerobic activity and strength training.

A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2009.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   210.

hotel Le Meridien Cambridge-Mit Cambridge location

Le Meridien Cambridge-MIT is located in Cambridge - a cultural capital of the US including world-renowned music ensembles like the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, in addition to hundreds of museums, such as the museum of Fine Arts, museum of Science and Children's museum.

Other famous area attractions include Kendall square, House of Blues Boston, Harvard university art museums, Berklee college of music, Harvard square, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments and Longfellow bridge.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.4km
  • Airport: Logan International - 7.9km, Quincy - 15.0km
  • Train Station: Yawkey - 1.8km, Back Bay - 2.7km
  • Underground station: Central Square Station - 500 m, Kendall/MIT Station - 1.2km
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

The calming earth tones of golden maize, heathery moss and warm copper, walls accented with original artwork for the MIT Collection and sleek contemporary furniture offer a palette for respite or serene productivity. Each room is decorated in contemporary style with MIT artwork.

Spacious bathrooms and powerful showers offer an extra touch of added comfort to all guest rooms. Hotels exclusive luxury beds offer the ultimate sleeping experience, featuring high thread count bedding and full, down pillows. Furnishings also include desks and ergonomic chairs.

In addition to complimentary weekday newspapers, guestrooms offer multi-line phones with voice mail, flat panel televisions with pay movies, in-room safe, coffee and tea making facilities.

All accommodations offer city or garden views.

Guests may request refrigerators, hypo-allergenic bedding and wake-up calls.

One child under two years stays free of charge in a baby cot.

Up to three children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

One further older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night per person when using existing beds.

Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

Dining options

Sidney’s Grille is innovative American grille with a contemporary and eclectic setting for combining fresh flavours with a Mediterranean flair. Sidney’s private dining room seats groups of up to 20 for any corporate or social occasion. Grille is open Monday - Friday from 6.30am till 10pm and Saturday – Sunday from 7am till 10.30pm.

Sidney’s Lounge has an expansive menu of classic cocktails. Guest can relax and unwind with one of many hand crafted specialty martinis.

Room service is available from 6am to 11pm featuring an array of menu selections.

The hotel is close to many restaurants, including pizzerias, Irish pubs and bakeries.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Trouser Press
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Luggage storage
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 28 per day.

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 32 per day.

Services
  • Laundry
  • Limousine service
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Internet Access
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Exercise gym
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20.00 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

The calming earth tones of golden maize, heathery moss and warm copper, walls accented with original artwork for the MIT Collection and sleek contemporary furniture offer a palette for respite or serene productivity. Each room is decorated in contemporary style with MIT artwork.

Spacious bathrooms and powerful showers offer an extra touch of added comfort to all guest rooms. Hotels exclusive luxury beds offer the ultimate sleeping experience, featuring high thread count bedding and full, down pillows. Furnishings also include desks and ergonomic chairs.

In addition to complimentary weekday newspapers, guestrooms offer multi-line phones with voice mail, flat panel televisions with pay movies, in-room safe, coffee and tea making facilities.

All accommodations offer city or garden views.

Guests may request refrigerators, hypo-allergenic bedding and wake-up calls.

One child under two years stays free of charge in a baby cot.

Up to three children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

One further older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night per person when using existing beds.

Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

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            Le Meridien Cambridge-Mit LocationWhat's nearby

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas
            • City Center
              1.3km
            Museums
            • Museum of Useful Things
              1.1km
            Parks
            • Cambridge Recreation Div
              800 m
            • Cambridge Parks Maintenance
              800 m
            Universities, Institutes
            • Mit-Research Lab-Electronics
              600 m
            • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
              600 m
            • Laboratory-Computer Science
              600 m
            • Laboratory For Electromagnetic
              600 m
            • Laboratory For Information
              600 m
            • Laboratory-Mfg and Productivity
              600 m
            • Laboratory For Nuclear Science
              600 m
            • Research Institute-Medicine
              1.1km
            • Massachusetts Institute-Tech
              1.1km
            • Cambridge College
              1.3km
            • Harvard University
              1.5km
            Medical care and Hospitals
            • M I T Medical Department
              600 m
            • Cambridge Health Alliance
              1.3km
            • Cambridge Birth Ctr
              1.4km
            • Youville Lifecare
              1.5km
            Underground Railway Stations
            • Central Square Station
              400 m
            • Kendall/MIT Station
              1.1km

            Local Attractions

            • Fenway Park
              1.8km
              4 Yawkey Way, Boston
            • Kenmore Square
              1.5km
              Boston, MA
            • Taza Chocolate Factory Tours
              1.6km
              561 Windsor Street, Somerville
            • Back Bay
              1.7km
              Boston, MA
            • Harvard University
              1.8km
              1350 Massachusetts ave, Cambridge

            Near the hotel

            • MIT Museum
              200 m
              265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
            • Stata Center
              470 m
              Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
            • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
              730 m
              77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
            • Minuteman Trail
              990 m
              Cambridge, MA
            • Charles River
              1.3km
              Cambridge, MA
            • Charles River Bike Path
              1.3km
              Cambridge, MA
            • Storrow Drive
              1.5km
              Boston, MA

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Sidney's Grille & Lounge

              61% likes this, based on 32 reviews
              Food: Mediterranean, Contemporary
              Price Range: USD 30 - USD 35

              10 m
              20 Sidney Street

              Phone: 617-551-0306

            • Craigie on Main

              73% likes this, based on 252 reviews
              Food: French
              Price Range: USD 40 - USD 60

              160 m
              853 Main Street

              Phone: (617) 497-5511

            • Asgard Irish Pub & Restaurant

              68% likes this, based on 81 reviews
              Food: Irish

              90 m
              350 Massachusetts Ave

              Phone: 617-577-9100

            • Toscanini's Ice Cream

              86% likes this, based on 128 reviews
              Food: Dessert, Fast Food, Ice Cream
              Price Range: USD 2 - USD 21

              130 m
              899 Main St

              Phone: 617-491-5877

            • Cafe Luna

              73% likes this, based on 40 reviews
              Food: American

              110 m
              403 Massachusetts Avenue

              Phone: 617-576-3400

            Getting there.

            The preferred airport for Le Meridien Cambridge-MIT is Boston Logan international airport (BOS) - 6.7km

            General directions to the hotel:

            From North: Follow interstate 95 South to interstate 93 South. Continue on Storrow drive going west and exit (Route 2A/N) Massachusetts avenue. Continue over the bridge and then pass four lights and turn left onto Sidney Street. The hotel is one block down on the left.

            From West: Follow interstate 90 East (Massachusetts Turnpike) to exit 18 (Cambridge/Somerville). Continue over the bridge straight to River street. Pass four lights and turn right onto Massachusetts avenue and then pass three lights and turn right on Sidney.

            From East: Follow signs through Sumner tunnel to Storrow drive. Continue West to Massachusetts avenue (Route 2A/N Exit) over the bridge. Pass four lights and turn left onto Sidney Street. The hotel is one block down on the left.

            From South: Follow Route 3 North or Route 95 North to interstate 93 North. Continue on Storrow drive going west. Exit (Route 2A/N) Massachusetts avenue and continue over the bridge. Pass four lights and turn left onto Sidney street. The hotel is one block down on the left.

            The property has an area shuttle, which is complimentary.

            Guest parking is available for a surcharge.

            Le Meridien Cambridge-Mit Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Le Meridien Cambridge-Mit

            Average guest rating

            3.9
            out of 5
            Excellent
            Based on 96 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Service
            3.5
            Value
            4.0
            Location
            4.1
            Rooms
            4.4
            Dining
            3.1

            Individual guest reviews

            • Its a great city, Harvard Square and good rates. Staff very helpful and courteous and comfortable beds. Nice flat screens and free computer.

              Rooms are very noisy.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                5
            • Good location near MIT campus and a short distance over the bridge to kenmore square. Great value for the money, nice interior design, less amenities that expected and the front desk staff were particularly helpful and friendly. The room was clean.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.1
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                5
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                4
            • Good location for our needs, just a T stop away from Harvard Square and the whole hotel had this great smell actually. Staff is nice and professional, in room is ideal.

              Fairly old bathrooms.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.5
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                5
            • The location is superb, a great affordable hotel to access Boston sites and staff is friendly. The rooms are reasonably large, pillow are awesome.

              Internet connection slow and interMITtent, mini bar prices are very high.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.3
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                5
            • Great location adjacent to MIT, friendly staff unloaded our luggage from the cab and just across the river from Boston. Very clean, nice hotel, beautiful building and very disappointing for the price. Good restaurants nearby, excellent Service and the rooms were furnished in quiet.

              Extremely slow internet connection, no complimentary coffee in the a.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.3
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                3
              • Dining
                5
            • ProxiMITy to Boston is good, the hotel is very new & the interior design is very contemporary and the service was friendly and the building is very nice as well. Thanks to the staff for making the say great, bathroom is fantastic and did I mention, beds are super comfotable.

              Price somewhat high and comfortable room. Food availability after a certain hour.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.6
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                5
              • Dining
                4
            • The location was great and value for the $$$ was excellent. The $145.00 prepaid rate was very good and staff were friendly. The comfortable bed was fantastic.

              Price is high, sinks in room poorly designed and water doesn't run away.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.0
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                4
            • The location was good, cabs were always available and public transportation was nearby, room was clean Internet was free anywhere in the hotel. Lobby were friendly, staff were lovely and beds were a bit too firm, could have been more comfortable.

              The decor was expensive contemporary, we don't care for.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.0
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                5
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                3
            • Nice views over cambridge, the taxis are also convenient to order down at the front desk and near the bridge to cross over into Boston. The hotel is very modern and the MIT campus is just a few blocks walk away. Staff are competent and friendly, rooms are big, beds are super comfortable, lcd tv is clear.

              Definitely a poor value for the price and a hanger for a robe and card encouraging us to enjoy were in the bathroom. The duty manager was extremely rude and unhelpful.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.6
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                3
            • I liked its location and only a few blocks away from the train station. The stay was wonderful, price was reasonable enough for Boston and the halls and lobby were quiet. Staff were very knowledgeable, room was clean and dinner at the restaurant was also good.

              Excellent atmosphere in the bar restuarant, noisy heating unit and the toilet paper roll hung very low.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.5
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                4
            • The beds were wonderful and we appreciated the central location, the hotel staff were great and help us figure out the subway, justin, at the front desk, was very nice. Room was pure luxury.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.5
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                5
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                4
            • Location is nice and the hotel is attached to a supermarket is convenient for quick snacks. Free internet and good work space, great Thai resturant on Mass Ave.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.3
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                4
              • Value
                5
            • Clean room and a great location for walking to MIT, nice stay, the front desk was friendly and responsive. Most comfortable bed i ever slept in.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.0
              • Rooms
                5
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                3
            • Great location and the staff were awesome, this hotel was gorgeous. The front desk personnel were absolutely pleasant and the bathroom was very spacious and a nice.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.7
              • Rooms
                5
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                4
            • The best location to Harvard university and fantastic Cambridge hotel. Great interior design, helpful staff and the bathroom was very clean and well designed and that's 's most important.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.7
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                5
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                5
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