The Charles Hotel is the perfect setting for your special occasion. Whether you are toasting an engagement, honoring a recent graduate, or marking the transition into adulthood with a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, weâ€™ll grace your event with our signature style, creativity, and attention to detail. A warm, urban retreat located in the heart of Harvard Square, your guests are close to the best attractions in the Cambridge and Boston areas. You and your guests will savor award-winning cuisine customized by our renowned Executive Chef, Peter Davis. Celebrate under starry skies, dance the night away, and enjoy every moment with family and friends. Let us help you make memories that last a lifetime. Harvard Square . Cambridge, MA . 617.864.1200 . www.charleshotel.com
Bring Your Vision to Life The Charles Hotel is an unforgettable host for your special day. With 18,000 square feet of versatile space that includes 15 private rooms, we have plenty of room to express your personal vision. If you are planning a large celebration, our 4,700 square foot ballroom, with its lofty 12-foot ceiling, provides an ideal place for dancing and dining. Tenting our courtyard area offers a beautiful setting for cocktails on a warm summer night. Our private dining rooms are available for cozier gatherings. Let our dedicated event managers help craft a celebration for you and your four to 400 guests. The ideas are yours to live out.
The Best of Both Worlds Whether planning a private dinner for ten or a party for 250 friends, allow James Beard award-winning Chef Jody Adams to be your guide to Italian regional cuisine at Rialto. From Puglia at the tip of the boot to Piedmont at the foothills of the Alps, Jody takes Italian culinary traditions and expresses them with New England ingredients. Rialto produces outstanding dishes like Parma Prosciutto with Burrata and Figs; Floppy Robiola Lasagna with Mushrooms and Sage Butter; and Tuscan Style Tenderloin with Arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano, and Truffle Oil. Dine in luxury while overlooking Harvard Square through Rialtoâ€™s floor to ceiling windows. A remarkable menu from an acclaimed chef, impeccable service, and close attention from Rialtoâ€™s staff guarantees a satisfying evening for you and your guests.
Make Our Table Your Own Chef Peter Davis’ award-winning restaurant, Henrietta’s Table, honors the culinary bounty of New England. The fare at Henrietta’s is a course in sustainability. Named “Sustainer of the Year” by Chefs Collaborative, Chef Davis selects the season’s finest and freshest ingredients from local fishermen and farmers to create a truly regional menu. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and supper seven days a week along with Sunday brunch. During the spring and summer, guests can enjoy dining on the large outdoor patio. Henrietta’s offers private dining facilities for parties of up to 40 guests and easily accommodates functions ranging from bridal showers to birthday brunches. The flexibility of the space is equally matched by Chef Davis’ willingness to work with his guests to design a customized menu.
Celebrate Joyfully, Relax Deeply Corbu Spa & Salon is a welcoming retreat during the hustle and bustle of event preparations or after the celebration. The skilled staff will craft an experience that will leave you feeling refreshed and looking your best. Upon returning to your room, take a moment to relax and enjoy this exciting time. Our 295 guestrooms, including 46 suites, provide all of the comforts of home and offer panoramic views of Harvard Square, Cambridge, or Boston. Guests can also enjoy access to the Wellbridge Athletic Club which has a heated indoor lap pool, state-of-the art equipment, and group fitness classes. An event at The Charles Hotel ensures that your friends and family will always be close at hand to join in the celebration.
Internationally Acclaimed Artists and Rising Stars Music enthusiasts gather at The Regattabar to see world class musicians perform in an intimate setting. Since its opening in 1985, it has become the leading jazz club not only in Boston, but in New England as well. It is the recipient of numerous “Best of Boston Awards.” Showcasing such musical greats as Michel Camilo, Cassandra Wilson, and Ahmad Jamal, The Regattabar features shows up to five nights a week and is home to the annual Regattabar Jazz Festival. The venue’s Summer Courtyard Music Series features promising talent from Berklee College of Music while the Kids’ Summer Music Series delights children with an eclectic array of performers. From Grammy awardwinners to budding new musical acts, The Regattabar is an intrinsic part of Cambridge’s cultural landscape.
The Best Ideas Happen at Night Praised by Food & Wine for its “Best Nightlife,” Noir is a chic, cozy bar serving classic cocktails mixed to perfection, sultry signature drinks, and a menu suited for an evening or late night snack. Host to Mad Men Sundays, Speakeasy parties with local distillers, and private soirées, Noir reflects the warm, decadent atmosphere of the 1940’s nightlife. It is the ideal place to meet after work, before a show, or to wind down from a busy night. Located in the hotel lobby with a lively outdoor patio during warmer months, Noir is the perfect spot for your next party.
The Smart Place to Stay Voted one of “America’s Best Cities” by Travel + Leisure, the Boston metro area is a cultural mecca attracting over 18 million visitors per year. It is a unique city, offering a blend of historic charm and sophisticated style. A stay at The Charles Hotel brings you in contact with a myriad of options for exploration on either side of the river. Enjoy a stroll along The Charles River, a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, first-class dining, and world class shopping. In warmer months, The Charles Square Farmers Market takes place at our doorstep, offering local produce and other delicacies. In the winter, after gliding on our ice skating rink, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa at Henrietta’s Table. However you decide to spend your time, you will be glad you made The Charles Hotel part of your plans.
Harvard Square . Cambridge, MA . 617.864.1200 . www.charleshotel.com