The Hotel Veritas

Harvard Square boutique with design smarts

With just 30 rooms, The Hotel Veritas has the feel of a European city hotel. The décor is truly interesting — the modern, Italian-style furniture on the terrace was designed by a Cambridge artist, and the guestrooms are a contemporary take on rich, traditional textiles and colors.

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A lounge with thirteen-foot-high windows, a French limestone floor, and gypsy-brewed beer

What it's like

Hotel Veritas The Simple Truth LoungeFresh flowers sit on tabletops in the lounge, and photographs commissioned from two well-known locals dot the walls. The rooms are small, but gorgeous design from carpet to crown molding means they feel just right. The colors are soft greens and golds, the linens are Anichini, and the bathroom fixtures, Villeroy & Boch. Windows open to let in fresh air, and there's radiant heat under the bathroom floors.

Independent spirit

Urban plush

Small touches

The Hotel Veritas decided it's important for staff to look and feel good. No off-putting operating room-green uniforms here: everyone wears Brooks Brothers.

Eat and drink

The Simple Truth Lounge serves cheese and charcuterie from Formaggio Kitchen, liquor hand-crafted at local distilleries, microbrewed beer, and a small selection of international wines. 

A Nespresso coffee machine stands at the ready 24 hours a day, and you can help yourself to bottled water, juice, and tea.

The Hotel Veritas dining

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Rooms & Rates

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The Hotel Veritas is on the eastern edge of Harvard Square. Logan International Airport is 6 miles away.

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Guest Services

  • Wireless Internet access throughout hotel and in guest rooms
  • Weekday newspaper
  • Domestic phone calls
  • Same-day dry cleaning and laundry
  • Valet parking for $34 (large trucks and SUVs may not be accommodated in our garage. Height restriction 6'4')
  • Airport sedan pick up.  Email or call concierge at 617.520.5000 for rates.

Eat & Drink

  • Nespresso coffee, juice, tea, bottled Native Water, and Ines Rosales tortas available 24-hours in the lounge.
  • Cocktails, wine, beer, as well as cheese and charcuterie in the Simple Truth Lounge

Fitness & Recreation

  • Access to the Gym at Karma Yoga, directly across the street from Hotel Veritas. Weekdays: 6am to 10pm ~ Weekends: 8am to 8pm ~ Closed some holidays

Business Services

  • Business Center

In-room amenities

  • Egyptian cotton bed linens by Anichini
  • Palais Jamais by Etro bath amenities
  • Turkish bath linens and robes by Anichini
  • Marble showers (some with bath tubs)
  • iPod docking station
  • Two-line telephone with voice mail
  • Flat screen high-definition television
  • Radiant heating in bathroom floors
  • Commissioned art work
  • Fresh flowers
  • Window(s) that open
  • Individually controlled thermostats
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Safe
  • Plentiful bedside electric outlets
  • Umbrella (available through concierge)
  • Luggage rack (available through concierge)
  • Evening turn-down service (upon request)

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be made by 3 pm local hotel time - 48 hours prior to arrival date to receive a refund of the deposit. Deposit of one night's room and tax is charged at the time of booking.
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