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Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast

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112 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
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Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 18 Cambridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Whetstone
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't have asked for a more helpful host. Eric helped us when we were struggling to get to his place from the airport, otherwise we would still be struggling with the Boston highways. Our stay was relaxing and comfortable and the breakfasts were worth getting up for. Location was convenient and Eric's recommendations for visits in Boston were really... More

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Prospect Place B&B while in Cambridge for work. The location is very convenient in terms of public transportation, only 5 minutes walk from the subway and 15 minutes from Harvard Square. Eric was very helpful and accommodating, as was everyone. The house is absolutely beautiful! (a bit like being in a Jane Austin movie)... More

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Irvine, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Well located, homey, and comfortable. The best home-cooked breakfast imaginable, with freshly baked bread and interesting other guests (4 when I was there), so I had to force myself to get out in the morning. Very modern bath(s) and nice touches in the amenities (for ex., locally made soaps). TV in the room. A sitting room downstairs, for people waiting... More

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East Aurora, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Our recent stay in the Madeline room at the Prospect Place B&B was very relaxing, comfortable, and quiet. The host, Eric, is personable, polite and accommodating. The breakfast was simple and delicious, served on nice china in a beautifully decorated Victorian dining room. We also enjoyed the perfect location, which is centrally located in Cambridge near great restaurants and easy... More

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Windermere, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have just spent six nights here and found it a delightful experience. I loved the Victorian decor and ambience, towards which a lot of thought has been given. All the furniture, fittings and artefacts have been chosen with great taste and fit together beautifully to provide a most pleasing and restful atmosphere. Eric personally overseas the comfort of his... More

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prospectpl, Owner at Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review, Andrew. It was a pleasure having you with us last week. It's worth noting that you stayed in our back-up/reserve room on the top floor - not regularly used for the B&B. It has wonderful skylights and a Persian carpet. This is the same room that another guest earlier in July had stayed in for... More

Outer Banks, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great centrally located B + B in Cambridge near subway, restaurants, Harvard and MIT. Eric is a wonderful host, and very helpful with directions about site seeing. Breakfast is delicious with lots of healthy choices too, and across the street is a Whole Foods with hot and cold buffet. Our room was spacious and airy, decorated with antiques.

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prospectpl, Owner at Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments. It was great having you with us last week. Your sense of humor and adventure were an asset to the wonderful mix of guests we had. Very cool that you were married and lived around here at the beginning of your careers and are now returning to visit a son, who recently moved to Cambridge... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was our first experience at a B&B and our first time in Boston. It was a wonderful experience and Eric was just wonderful. Great food, very convenient. We stayed in the Madeline room which was quaint, clean and inviting. The breakfast was delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Really you will feel at your home with Eric and Judi!! Great stay, location and beautiful home. You can reach MIT and Harvard university. I advise you to try it!!! I definitely stay at Prospect place when I will come back to Boston. Eric was an excellent host and very accommodating.

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prospectpl, Owner at Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to send in some comments about your stay. We're so glad we could make your first stay in the U.S. from the Middle East a happy time. Eric More

Boynton Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very nice B&B. Great location between Harvard and MIT. Close to mass transit, good restaurants and local attractions. Pretty house, good breakfast and nice host. Our room was comfortable and had a nice view of the garden. We would stay here again if we are in the area. Please note that some rooms have a shared bath. If this is... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Eric & Judy have a beautiful Victorian home that they have renovated into a beautiful Victorian B&B. Our first time to Boston/Cambridge was in November 2013, and we stayed in the Charles Suite. The accommodations were so wonderful that we booked a second trip over the Fourth of July weekend in 2014 to take in the Boston Harbor fest, including... More

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prospectpl, Owner at Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words and great tips about restaurants and other things in the neighborhood as well. This review is an excellent example of guests who have stayed more than once in two different suites and liked things about both. We also really value the comment about us being "good listeners." We do value input from our... More

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Additional Information about Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast

Address: 112 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Prospect Place b&b
Prospect Place Hotel Cambridge

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