Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

25 Edwin H. Land Blvd | Cambridge, MA 02141-2236  [SEE MAP]Cambridge, MA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Kimpton standards like hosted wine hours and complimentary morning coffee
Expensive rates

If you're looking to escape the busy downtown area, Kimpton Hotel Marlowe offers an ideal respite. Situated on the shores of East Cambridge and just a short walk from the Museum of Science, this hotel is a favorite among families. Hotel Marlowe offers special amenities for children, including a welcome gift, child-sized bathrobes and babysitting services. After roaming around town with little ones in tow, wind down with a flavorful meal at Bambara Kitchen & Bar, which specializes in American fare. When bedtime rolls around, retreat to your room, which comes appointed with a pillow-top beds, stylish maroon accents and flat-screen TVs. And recent guests agree the hotel's top-notch amenities and gracious staff contribute to a pleasant stay overall. If you take part in Kimpton's Karma loyalty program, you're eligible to redeem free perks, such as room upgrades, by choosing to stay here.

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Location
Cambridge, MA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 236 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Oyster.com

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With large, playfully furnished rooms, the 236-room Hotel Marlowe is one of Cambridge's most family-friendly hotels.

Fodor's

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If Alice in Wonderland dreamed up a hotel, it might look a bit like the Marlowe — vivid stripes, swirls, and other geometric patterns lend the decor a wild, lively aesthetic.

Lonely Planet

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The Kimpton Hotel Group's flagship property in the Boston area, just steps from the Charles River, embodies chic and unique as this organization always tries to do.

AAA

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This hip, upbeat, cutting-edge and whimsical property is part of the Galleria Mall and is within walking distance of the Museum of Science.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2268 have reviewed the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2268 reviews 4.5 (based on 2268 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms feature fun, modern decor with accents in vibrant colors and quirky leopard print carpet. Bathrooms include Kimpton’s signature animal print bathrobes and Aveda bath products. Other amenities include flat-screen TVs, minifridges and Wi-Fi access.
  • The hotel charges a $20 daily guest amenity fee

Standard room size340 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Hotel Marlowe is located in Cambridge, across the Charles River from downtown Boston. Nearby attractions include the Museum of Science, the CambridgeSide Galleria mall, and Lechmere Canal Park. Harvard University and MIT are both less than 3 miles away from the hotel.
  • Less than 2 miles from Boston Common
  • About 5 miles west of Boston Logan International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($43)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($30)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Bambara Kitchen & Bar serves regional cuisine with an emphasis on local ingredients for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
  • Evening wine reception in the hotel lobby from 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Complimentary coffee and tea in the lobby from 6 to 9 a.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. weekends
  • 24-hour room service available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Spa

Although the hotel does not have a spa, in-room spa treatments, including massages and body wraps, are available
  • Organic and environmentally friendly beauty products

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Hotel Marlowe provides families with essentials like cribs, booster seats and high chairs, to use during their stay.
  • $25 charge for rollaway beds; strollers available for rent
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The hotel’s 24-hour fitness center features cardio equipment, weight-training machines and free weights.
  • Complimentary bike and kayak rentals
  • Jogging maps available upon request
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Hotel Marlowe offers a total of 8,700 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate up to 200 seated guests. Four meeting rooms are available and private suites can also accommodate meetings.
  • Catering provided by Bambara
  • Audiovisual and multimedia equipment available on-site
  • No business center but front desk can help with printing needs

Number of meeting rooms4

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Pets are welcome to stay at the Hotel Marlowe for no additional charge. However, guests will need to sign a waiver at check-in.
  • Dog walking and pet-sitting services can be arranged through the concierge
  • Pet food menus are available
  • Pets allowed (free)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Wedding

The property can accommodate up to 200 guests for seated receptions. The hotel's wedding package includes a cocktail hour and four-course plated dinner. Hotel Marlowe also offers the “marry in a minute” service, providing a one-stop-shop for floral arrangements, food and honeymoon plans.
  • Outdoor wedding ceremonies are held at nearby Lechmere Park
  • Catering services are available

Maximum wedding guest capacity200

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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