Irving House is a green guesthouse in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. Rachael Solem, Owner and General Manager, says that they have been environmentally friendly since opening 20 years ago, but in recent years they've become even more green. From solar panels to breakfasts featuring locally made food, Irving House is not only an inspiration, but a great place to stay if you're visiting Greater Boston!
Why it's Keen:
Eco-friendly travel options are very important. Hotels can sometimes be very wasteful, from those itty bitty shampoo bottles (and who knows if they are actually recycled!) to the food that they serve. It's refreshing to find green accommodations, especially in a popular travel destination such as Harvard Square. Just steps away from the Harvard campus, shopping, and delicious eateries, you can visit one of the coolest neighborhoods in the country while staying in accommodations that are kind to the Earth.
Harding House also has extremely good reviews across the Internet. It has 4 stars on Trip Advisor with plenty of comments from extremely happy people who have stayed there!
Why it's Green:
Irving House buys locally made breakfast and snack items, and some items are also fair trade and organic, such as their coffee.
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