Map & Directions

Parking at The Charles Hotel:

Parking is available in the Charles Square Garage, located beneath the Charles Hotel in historic Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. The 500-space two-level indoor parking garage, operated by Propark, is the first certified green garage in Massachusetts and one of the first seven parking facilities to receive a Green Garage Certification by the Green Parking Council (GPC) in the U.S. The garage offers free EV charging, bike sharing, tire inflation, and an innovative small car discount program. The garage is accessible from the hotel lobby, and guests of The Charles Hotel can have their parking ticket validated for in/out access during their stay.

Parking Rates

The parking garage's “Juice Bar” allows customers to charge their hybrid and electric cars for free. nanoMAX™ small car detection system, measures vehicles entering the garage and provides a unique parking rate based upon the vehicle’s actual size. Vehicles that fall within the preset size parameters programmed into the nanoMAX™ sensors and encoded onto the dispensed parking ticket, will receive a discounted parking rate.

Driving Directions

From Logan Airport:

  • Departing Logan Airport, follow signs for Route 90 (Mass Pike) West
  • Take Route 90 (Mass Pike) to Exit 20 (Brighton/Cambridge)
  • Bear right after the tollbooth and follow the sign for Cambridge
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn left at the second traffic light on onto Soldiers Field Road. This is just before the Charles River and there is no street sign.
  • Follow Soldiers Field Road approximately 1/2 mile and take the "Harvard Square" exit.
  • Turn right off of the exit ramp and proceed over the bridge.
  • Continue straight across Memorial Drive past the first light onto J.F.Kennedy Street and turn left at the second light onto Eliot Street. Bear left at the next intersection onto Bennett Street and The Charles Hotel is immediately on your left.

From the North (I-93 South):

  • Heading south on Route 93, exit onto Storrow Drive West.
  • Continue on Storrow Drive West to the "Harvard Square/Cambridge" exit.
  • Turn right off of the exit ramp and proceed over the bridge.
  • Continue straight across Memorial Drive past the first light onto J.F. Kennedy Street and turn left at the second light onto Eliot Street.
  • Bear left at the next intersection onto Bennett Street and The Charles Hotel is immediately on your left.

From the South (I-93 North):

  • Heading north on Route 93, exit onto Route 90 (The Mass Pike), follow The Mass Pike to Exit 20 (Brighton/Cambridge).
  • Bear right after the tollbooth and follow the sign for Cambridge.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn left at the second traffic light onto Soldiers Field Road. This is just before the Charles River and there is no street sign.
  • Follow Soldiers Field Road approximately 1/2 mile and take the "Harvard Square" exit.
  • Turn right off of the exit ramp and proceed over the bridge.
  • Continue straight across Memorial Drive past the first light onto J.F. Kennedy Street and turn left at the second light onto Eliot Street. Bear left at the next intersection onto Bennett Street and The Charles Hotel is immediately on your left.

From the West:

  • Take the Mass Pike/Route 90 East towards Boston to Exit 18 (Brighton/Cambridge).
  • Bear right after the tollbooth and follow the sign for Cambridge.
  • Continue straight over the River Street Bridge.
  • At the bottom of the bridge, take an immediate left onto Memorial Drive.
  • At the third traffic light, turn right onto J.F. Kennedy Street and then turn left at the first light onto Eliot Street.
  • Bear left at the next intersection onto Bennett Street and The Charles Hotel is immediately on your left.

From MBTA (Red Line):

  • Follow the signs inside the station to the Harvard Square exit.
  • Once on the street level, proceed down Brattle Street, Brattle Street will fork to the Right, but you should stay straight.
  • Turn right onto Bennett Street and The Charles Hotel is immediately on your left.

Jogging Path

Welcome to Cambridge! To support you in maintaining your fitness regimen while traveling, The Charles Hotel is pleased to provide this Jogging Map, a compilation of Boston running trails.

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