We are a family with 4 adults and 2 children who have three spare rooms which we rent out, usually to visiting scholar affiliated with the universities.
This is not like staying a hotel! Some guests have been unhappy to find an old house with small rooms offering basic accommodations rather than a top shape well maintained professional space. I believe the price relative to Harvard is reasonable for what you get.
Read more below to get a sense of what to expect before booking.