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Urban Oasis Near MIT & Harvard

Carolyn User Profile

Urban Oasis Near MIT & Harvard

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great value95% of recent guests gave this home’s value a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Newly renovated upscale one bedroom private apartment on first floor in a Central Square Cambridge 2 family house - vibrant urban neighborhood steps away from the T, cafes, shops, live theater and music, and Zagat-rated restaurants. Walk 10 minutes to MIT or 20 minutes to Harvard or take the T and be in Harvard Square in 2 minutes.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock


Well-lit path to entrance


27 Reviews

Justin User Profile
January 2017
This is a great place to stay in Cambridge. The suite is roomy and well-furnished. The location can't be beat. There is a parking garage just a few blocks away. Communication with Carolyn and her husband was clear, and check-in and check-out was straightforward.
John User Profile
August 2018
The location is perfect for getting to either MIT or Harvard, and the unit has all of the basic essentials. Highly recommended!
Melissa User Profile
August 2018
Great location and hospitality. Host was very accommodating and extremely helpful.
Susan User Profile
July 2018
The Urban Oasis was a fabulous place to stay! The location and ALL of the attention to detail Carolyn and Bill put into their place were beyond expectations. The space was perfect for my daughter and I while she was at a camp in the area. We were able to walk to restaurants, the …
Natalie User Profile
July 2018
Bed is firm, but the apartment is in a great location and you could not ask for better hosts. Do not hesitate to say here!
Curt User Profile
July 2018
Great space and location. Thank you for the easy to follow directions and communication. Hope to visit again soon!
Alexandra User Profile
July 2018
This is a very comfortable, convenient place that we loved because it was really close to all our old spots from when we lived in Cambridge. Carolyn is also a very communicative and friendly host, and she made our stay basically frictionless. A great apartment!

Hosted by Carolyn

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in July 2012
Carolyn User Profile
44 Reviews
Carolyn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My name is Carolyn and my husband, Bill, and I will greet you and give you the keys to the apartment or guest room when you arrive. Starting in 2010, we spent 3 years working with an architect, lighting designer, contractor and landscape designer to re-envision our home and to cr…
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