Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Overlooking Boston

Address: 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139-4896, United States | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, is near Charles River, Charles River Bike Path, Beacon Street, and Boston University Observatory.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Overlooking Boston

      Loved the Cambridge Hyatt-Regency


      We just got back from a 4 day stay at the Hyatt-Regency in Cambridge, MA. The hotel was very nice and although we booked our room through Hotwire the service we got was excellent. Everyone was helpful and the staff couldn't have been nicer. The only drawback would be the location of this hotel if you don't have a car (and don't like to walk). The nearest sub-way stop is a good 10 minutes walk away, a taxi to the airport will cost $30. Shuttle rides charge per person, so you're better off with the cab unless you are traveling solo. The hotel also has a nice "gym" with pool and a sun deck. A parking garage and the Charles river across the street. All in all a very nice hotel. We paid $140 per night (through Hotwire), thought that was reasonable for the area.

      I love this hotel


      I am shocked by the other reviews on this hotel. I love this hotel. The rooms are fantastic and roomy and the hotel is beautiful. The best part is the revolving restaurant on the top floor with a stunning view of Boston. This is an expensive place, dont' get me wrong. But if you are in town for a celebration (it's not close to the T) then it's a wonderful hotel.

      Not recommended, even at Priceline prices.


      This hotel has seen its better days. Service and amenities are lacking. Wired internet worked well at $10/24hrs. Both on-site restaurants were too expensive for the quality of service and food. Certainly not worth the standard rates, try Priceline.

      Hyatt Regency Cambridge - The Last Place to Stay in Boston


      We recently stayed here during a conference. The hotel was inconveniently located, the shuttle bus was never available when we needed it, and the food literally had legs. The rooms were below average, with the wallpaper peeling off the walls, and for some unexplained reason, the housekeeping staff felt it necessary to vacuum outside our rooms at 5:15 AM.

      We would never stay in this hotel again.

      Avoid It


      A really poor value. Restrant on the top floor had great views, but the service was poor and the food disappointing. The breakfast buffet in the other eatery was pricy and not hot.

      I had a reservation for a river view room, but had to argue with them to get one. I got one on a lower floor behind trees and it was really a no river view.

      The shuttle service is a bad joke. Out of four trys I was able to get a ride once.

      Spinnaker Restaurant


      I cannot say anything good about the Spinnaker Restaurant...........but......the dip for the bread was to die for.......thank god for that.....I wouldn't recommeend it to is highly priced, service is slow and food is horrible.

      good luck if you want to try it anyway....

      Breathtaking views


      I disagree with the other reviews on this Hyatt. I do agree that the Hyatt Cambridge does cater to weddings and large functions frequently, but the hotel itself is very cool, with its atrium -style interior, indoor and outdoor balconies, the best view of Boston in the entire area (which are showcased with floor to ceiling windows in the lobby and restraunt areas) and good food (try the Spinnaker restraunt on Fri, Sat, and Sun. up on the 15th floor...breathtaking). While it is not right in the city of Boston itself (hence why it is called the Hyatt CAMBRIDGE, not Boston) it is literally a 5-7 minute cab ride away from downtown Boston,the Boston Public Garden, Newbury Street, Copley Place etc., and it is 3 minutes away from Harvard, Harvard Square and pretty much next door to M.I.T. I loved it and would recommend it, if it is what you are looking for.

      Not up to Hyatt Standards


      Stayed here with a senior discount rate which was about right. Very inconveniently located, although they do shuttle you to the nearest public ttransportation. Room had shower only - no tub, lobby dark and quite dreary. Rooms and amenities adequate. The restaurant was much brighter and breakfast surprisingly good. Not one of Hyatt's better properties



      We used some points to stay here on arrival from London - we enjoyed Cambridge last time we flew into Boston.

      The hotel is not just a long way from everywhere, but the travel links are very poor, either to Downtown Boston or even to Harvard Square - it's definitely taxis only. The hotel advertised a Shuttle Bus service, but this is really limited and not particularly helpful.

      On arrival, there was a wedding taking place (actually there seemed to be 2 or 3 weddings) and although we had specifically asked for a quiet room we had been put in a room directly next to the party. The staff were actually very good, getting us a room away from the noise, but from the hotel's atrium set-up I think we were one of the lucky ones.

      The room was okay, a bit grotty with a bed that could be folded up into the wall - this compounded our view that this is an events/conference hotel - they probably use the room as a small meeting room when required.

      Overall, probably good for large parties, but not so useful for travellers, tourists or even single business travellers.

      Don't expect too much


      It is a 3 stars hotel, with 3 star price.

      Everything will cost you extra, including

      on-site garage parking, breakfast, etc.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Overlooking Boston

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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      A travel blog entry by limbeek on Jun 24, 2014

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      A little bit of Boston proper...

      A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism on Oct 29, 2013

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      ... to be so were all ready to go by the time we went for breakfast just before 8am. We had thought of grabbing breakfast in South Station, but thought it wiser to get the guy in the cafe to call us a cab, rather than lug luggage to the nearest T. It also gave us more time. Turned out well anyway, cos although only one smallish cab turned up, the dude managed to squeeze everything (and everyone) in. While we were eating breakfast, we met a guy from Warrington who has been living in ...

      Day 34 Boston

      A travel blog entry by jas20j on Aug 18, 2013

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      ... the Boston Red Sox and their traditional rivals, the New York Yankees. The stadium was sold out. It has a seating capacity of 37,493 and is the most difficult ticket to access. The game started at 8pm and was still going at 11pm when we decided to walk back to the motel, 15 minutes away. We watched the rest of the game from the motel and it finished at 12:30 with the Boston Red Sox losing to the Yankees 9-6.

      A day in Beantown

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      1 comment, 15 photos

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