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Whitman House

3.0 of 5 17 Worcester St., Cambridge, MA 02139
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mount Riverview, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stayed here two weeks ago and loved this place. It is in a quiet street yet in five minutes I could be at the T station and able to travel all over Boston. The set up may not suit those who wish to be away from other people. Breakfast foods are laid out and guests serve themselves, all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at Whitman House for 5 nights and could not fault it. The house itself was wonderful (David and Robert built it themselves!) and incredibly clean. We stayed in the Gold room which was en suite. The room was huge, with a lovely big bed, a handmade quilt, beautiful towels, toiletries and plenty of storage space.... More 

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Roydon, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Whitman House is owned by David and Robert who do all possible to ensure you enjoy your stay with them. The house in Cambridge has been modernised by Robert who is an architect. Parking is good which is useful as it can be difficult in Cambridge. The rooms are a good size and our Gold Room had it's own bathroom.... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had just landed from the UK and hadn't informed David of our arrival time but he had left notes so we could let ourselves in. Wouldn't have liked to have stood outside with lots of luggage for the hour so this was great. The room was clean and the bed most comfortable. When David arrived he was most welcoming... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in mid June. The location suited us as it was within walking distance of Harvard Square and the tube was only a 5 minute walk away for easy access downtown (where we walked the Freedom Trail). Room was clean and comfortable, each room has a different theme which was nice. We stayed in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Whitman House; not your typical B & B by any means. We have quite a bit of B&B experience and know what to look for in terms of the “experience.” Well we had an experience all right! Whitman House is not the type of B & B that pampers or spoils. That’s OK-we can rough it. But this venue is... More 

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These guests came to celebrate their daughters 21st birthday. We went out of our way to accommodate including buying balloons, tolerating use of our dining room for a party and consistent significant use alcohol. They arrived hours before check in during our daily house clean up and complained about the home not being cleaned yet. We are under the impression... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I had a great stay at the Whitman House. It's ideally located in Cambridge, very close to a Subway stop, restaurants, cafes and food stores. It's a nice 20-minute walk to Harvard Square or one Subway stop if you don't feel like walking. The room, bathroom and kitchen were sparkling clean and generally the house is very comfortable. Breakfast was... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

5 stars for a great place and two welcoming persons. We spent a night there, I had the nicest dreams because the bed was soooooo good and the room quiet. I loved to talk with them, they are really interesting people. We will and want definitly return there!!!!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I throughly enjoyed staying at Whitman House in Cambridge. The room was comfortable and had a very big bed. Free Wifi and DVD's are included. The B&B is in a quiet neighbourhood that is only a short walk from the centre of Cambridge, as well as being close to the Metro. David and Robert are very generous and interesting hosts... More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We spent four days at the Whitman house in mid June. It was comfortable, clean and above all quiet which was just what we needed to begin our vacation. The hosts David and Robert were very pleasant and made our stay even better. We had plenty of privacy, use of the outdoor patio and common area inside. The inn is... More 

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Address: 17 Worcester St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Whitman House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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