Directions To A Friendly Inn from Surrounding Areas


Walking using the subway & bus system, the T from:

       Harvard Square (Red Line)

             Enter Harvard Yard and bear left across it, exit by Science Center. Right onto Cambridge Street (along Memorial Hall)
             1673 Cambridge  is located at the corner of Cambridge Street and Irving Street.
       Amtrak and Bus Terminal (South Station)
             Take Red Line towards ALEWIFE, exit at Harvard.
       Back Bay Station
             Take Orange Line INBOUND to Downtown Crossing; then Red Line towards ALEWIFE, exit at Harvard.
       Logan Airport
             Take the Silver Line (SL1) shuttle bus from any airport terminal to South Station. At South Station the Red Line subway
             OUTBOUND towards Alewife, exit at Harvard. Exit the Harvard station via the "Harvard Yard/Church Street" stairs.
             Walk through Harvard Yard and turn left and walk towards the Science Center which is on Cambridge Street. Turn
             Right on Cambridge Street and walk down three blocks to Irving and Cambridge. The Inn is at the corner of Irving Street
             and Cambridge Street.

By Car or Cab from:

        Harvard Square
              From the river, or Boston/Central Square bear right as you see Harvard Yard on right. You will be driving under Harvard Yard,
              bear left in underpass; turn left onto Quincy Street. Turn right on Kirkland; Irving Street is the 3rd right. 1673 Cambridge
              is on the left at the end of Irving Street (on your left at the corner of Cambridge and Irving). The driveway is on your left
              just before you reach the end of Irving Street and the last building before the corner on the left.

        Logan Airport
              Follow the signs for Boston & Route 93 North, exit Cambridge/Storrow Drive and take Storrow Drive to Harvard Square.
             You can,  also follow the signs to Mass Pike which is faster, but there is a  toll charge.

        Mass Pike (Route 90)
              Take the "Brighton/Cambridge" exit (from the West it iwill be a left exit). Follow the signs for Cambridge and get in left lane
              - turn left before crossing the bridge, onto the Soldiers Field Road Exit at Harvard Square

        Memorial Drive
              Take the Harvard Square exit which is JFK Street.

        Route 93 from the North
              Exit at Somerville, Route 28, then exit Washington Street. Turn right at light just at the end of the ramp. Washington Street
              becomes Kirkland Street when it crosses Beacon Street at the Cambridge City Line. A Friendly Inn is at end of
              Irving Street which is the 3rd left after Beacon Street. 
              (Note - it is not legal to make the left turn between 6 - 10 am Monday-Friday.)

        Route 93 from the South
              From Route 95 Route 93 North thru Boston, exit Mass Pike; take Mass Pike West to the Brighton (or the Allston)/Cambridge exit.
              There is a $1 toll. You can, also, from 93, take the Storrow Dr/Cambridge exit, then follow the signs until you get to the
              Storrow Drive Exit at Harvard Square.

        Storrow Drive
              Take the Harvard Square exit which is JFK Street.