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The Kendall Hotel at the Engine 7 Firehouse (1895) – interior: antique weathervane | by origamidon
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The Kendall Hotel at the Engine 7 Firehouse (1895) – interior: antique weathervane

350 Main St, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA • The elegant Kendall Hotel, located where Cambridge meets Boston; steps from the Kendall/MIT Redline T stop, offers everything the weekend and business traveler could need, including a touch of history.


The Kendall Hotel offers a wide variety of guest rooms including 4 one-bedroom suites. A breakfast buffet, use of a nearby fitness center, and wireless internet are included with your stay. Additionally, meeting rooms are available for your business or social events and The Black Sheep Restaurant offers fine dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Housed in what was originally a Victorian Firehouse, The Kendall Hotel began its transformation to an elegant Boston area hotel in 2000.


Originally built in 1895, the Queen Anne-style building was designed to accommodate stables, coal bunkers, and dormitories for the firemen. With restoration and a seven-story addition it became the charming boutique hotel it is today. The balance of old and new is evident through out the hotel. From antique and reproduction furnishings to high-speed wireless internet, Kendall Hotel’s Victorian past and its high-tech present provide a unique city hotel experience. – From their website.

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Taken on June 21, 2003