As the most popular DoubleTree hotel in the city, the property on Soldiers Field Road is located on the edge of the Charles River, bringing visitors to Harvard’s Business School as well as a variety of on-site perks. Offering free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, plus an on-site restaurant & jazz bar, the locale brings the prestige of Cambridge to the forefront. Upgrade to a suite to gain larger living areas as well as dining tables, not to mention select balconied views of the region. Get around at the ease of saying, ‘Let’s go,’ by utilizing the free local area shuttle as well, or take advantage of the Boston Landing Station, which connects to the city’s Light Rail and Subway network.
Whether you’re in the area for work or just planning an escapade at the heart of Harvard Square, there’s plenty of ways to spend the day. Start the morning early with a view from the historic River Street Bridge, making your way to Magazine Park, home to quaint riverside benches and a large goose population. For something more diverse, head north along the Dr Paul Dudley White Path, taking advantage of unique attractions along the way, whether it’s a look inside the home of W.E.B. DuBois or the commemorative plaza dedicative to JFK. Explore the countless landmarks that surround Harvard Campus as well, choosing between walk-in tours of the massive Longfellow House to the enormous Harvard Museum of Natural History, finally ending the day with dinner at the iconic John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House on Dunster Street.