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Parkside on Ellery

74 Ellery Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a weekend in the upstairs room with king size bed. Very nice large room with small ante room with table to eat breakfast.Cozy place with great location! Breakfast is limited to english muffins and museli cereal, about as much as i ever eat for breakfast, but don't expect a hot breakfast. I will go back.

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Seattle, WA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place has only 3 bedrooms. I stayed in the only one with a king size bed and saw the basement apt. with the full size. The first bedroom is large and sunny. The basement one is smaller and cosy. We didn't stay inside enough to use the t.v., but did use the wifi. The stairs up to the king... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in October when visiting Boston prior to joining a cruise. We chose to stay in Cambridge because it offered peaceful surroundings and less hustle & bustle. The host David was there to meet us in the evening after our long flights from Australia and made us feel very welcome. We were... More 

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Bay Area, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I was visiting Cambridge for work, and had difficulty finding accommodation in hotels under my business expense cap. Luckily, Tripadvisor pointed me to Parkside on Ellery. Not only were the prices very reasonable, but the rooms had everything I needed. I ended up staying in the Victorian room. Communication with David was pleasant and easy. Prior to my stay, I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I chose Parkside on Ellery based on reviews. When I booked my room I was asked to provide my flight details and to provide a window on when I might arrive. I arrived and David was there to greet meet. He was lovely and charming and took the time to show me the fastest way to Harvard Square. He also... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Parkside on Ellery is attractive and comfortable and in a superb location within easy walking distance of everything at Harvard and the Harvard Square T. Its secret weapon is the owner, David, who is an excellent host and suggester of sights to see, including the handsome new public library across the street and the venerable Glass Flowers at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Very charming environment at Parkside. Owner takes pride in his establishment. Very clean and lovely room! My boyfriend and I felt very romantically secluded and comfy in the Scholar Room! We really enjoyed the lovely garden and overall charm of this bed and breakfast. Thank you David at Parkside!

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Redwood City, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What more could you want? Charming inn, lovely grounds and calming patio area, comfortable and pretty room, excellent location, and a friendly host! David is especially helpful, offering good ideas on where to dine and seeing to our every need. And when he urges you to see the Glass Flowers Exhibit, do it. We were stunned by their beauty and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

First, since people vote with their feet, we have been voting for David's delightful lodgings for way over a decade, and can count numerous stays at his Parkside paradise! You can't imagine a more inviting charming house than David's ... You'll wish you could just move in there forever!!! And David runs this Bandb impeccably!!! Breakfast miraculously appears (dumb waiter... More 

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Londra, Regno Unito
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The bed and breakfast is in the heart of Cambridge, 5 mins walk from Harvard Sq. The room ( The scholar room) was in the basement , very well furnished with a bookcase bigger than the bed. The host is a mix of Woody Allen and Peter Cook, he is very kind and his attention to details made my stay... More 

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Address: 74 Ellery Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
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Number of rooms: 3
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