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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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Palo Alto, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Lots of owners are praised for being responsive and kind. David is just an original. David IS Parkside on Ellery. Without gilding the lily (anyone can do that) it's enough to say that this place is classic, clean, elegant, warm, enticing, genuine and like a Victorian quilt when you really need a snuggle. Go.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I am a Harvard student and my mother came to visit me for a few days the week before Commencement 2014. I had to make a last minute reservation and was a bit uncertain about picking a bed and breakfast over a hotel. Now, I have to say that I won't ever have my mother staying anywhere else but Parkside... More

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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stayed here with my daughter while showing her around cambridge and visiting a college there. It was within close walking distance to Harvard Square where we had plenty of options for eating out, browsing bookstores, indoor Cambridge pools, and shopping. David was wonderful in that he was available immediately upon our arrival, helped us with our luggage, provided a... More

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Parkside on Ellery B&B has a great location, close to the train station and to the main attractions in Cambridge. The room we stayed was super cozy, clean, impeccable. David, the owner, is a great host, gave us many good suggestions about places to visit in Cambridge and Boston and prepared a lovely breakfast every morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Parkside for a romantic/sightseeing weekend- Friday to Monday- and it was exactly what we hoped for. The location was outstanding, in walking distance to the heart of Harvard and Cambridge, in a very quiet neighborhood, and walking distance to the train. The hotel was very cozy, very clean, and the manager, David, was at... 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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