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What Qualifies a Property to be TAG Approved?®

Enforce non-discriminatory policies including “sexual orientation.”

Treat heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies.

Provides LGBT diversity and sensitivity training for employees.

Empower customers and employees to be “watchdogs” of its gay and lesbian business practices.

Gives back to their community.

Employs staff who reflect the diversity of their community.

The Charles Hotel

One Bennett Street
Boston / Cambridge, MA 02138


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Neighborhood: Harvard Square
Number of Rooms: 294
Type of Hotel: Luxury

Located in the heart of Harvard Square, The Charles Hotel reflects the eclecticism that is Cambridge.  An urban oasis, The Charles offers something for everyone who is visiting the Boston area.  Our 294 guestrooms have panoramic views of Harvard Square, Cambridge or Boston.

All are generously appointed with originally commissioned artwork, custom-designed down quilts, Bose Wave® radios, LCD Flat Panel Televisions, DVD players and Séura “in mirror” bathroom televisions.

Guests enjoy amenities including complimentary wi-fi access, free local and national long distance calling, optional turndown service and complimentary weekday morning newspaper delivery.

The Charles is home to some of the area’s finest restaurants Henrietta’s Table and Rialto, a thriving jazz club, The Regattabar; a popular cocktail bar, Noir; and an ice skating rink during the winter months.

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