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Parkside on Ellery

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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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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay here was perfect. David is very particular about details which made for a really comfortable, super clean room (The Victorian). Some of the reviews mentioned breakfast. We found the breakfast to be personalized and very good and enjoyed eating it in our room while in our pajamas. Perfect location for walking to Harvard and the river. Would definitely... More 

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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights in the Victorian room and enjoyed it very much. The bed was comfortable, the room beautifully decorated and the bathroom well equipped. WiFi worked fine. The breakfast was perfect for me and my dietary needs were taken in to account. I hope to return!

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great relaxing four night experience at this B&B. We stayed in the Scholar Room which had its own private entrance in the basement. Boston was in the midst of a heat wave hence it was great to have a cool room in the basement. The room was well appointed and the bed was very comfortable. There was... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in the Scholar room in mid June. Host David was incredibly thougtful from greeting me at a very late arrival time, to assistance with directions etc. Was in the city for a family member's memorial, the peacefulness of the setting, incredible attention to details in the room, as others have mentioned and David's kindnesses helped considerably to... More 

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Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I spent one night in the "scholar's room" before beginning a summer program at Harvard. It was very well-decorated and right in the middle of a nice area in which to dine and shop. It's just a stone's throw from the campus. Reasonable prices and lovely breakfast.

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed in "The Cambridge" (top floor, in the back away from the street). It was very quiet (I slept with the windows open and it was very peaceful). The room was just right, with excellent WIFI (which I needed for my work), and it was very luxurious to have breakfast appear each morning, precisely on the minute requested, in... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife (Chinese) and I (French) spent 2 nights in this wonderful B&B in Cambridge in May and both loved it. David was very welcoming and made us feel home instantly. The quiet room we stayed in was beautifully decorated and you could notice easily the attention that has been brought to every detail. Especially the lighting system which creates... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Nice and quit,close to many restaurants and minutes walk to the subway.very clean and friendly host.The Victorian room was our room for 4 nights spacious with enough light and window view to a garden. I highly recommended it

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Parkside on Ellery was WONDERFUL!! I stayed for an extended period while attending classes at Harvard and the hospitality was outstanding!! The room was spacious, comfortable and oh so quiet! Thanks to David and his staff!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed 5 nights in The Scholar. A perfect room for one out of the main thoroughfare of Harvard square but an easy walk to everything that Harvard has to offer. The room itself was snug (still very cold out) and very well fitted with plenty of storage and nice little details like sewing kit, clothes brush, ironing board etc. good... More 

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