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Parkside on Ellery

74 Ellery Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Ranked #2 of 19 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Excellent service, comfortable room. I was delayed and didn't arrive until the very small hours but David was there to meet me and check me in. Very quiet location within easy walking distance of Harvard square.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I spent a week at Parkside On Ellery, very cozy, quiet and charming place. David, the owner, is very friendly and discrete. I also enjoyed breakfast, of continental type and healthy. Stefano (from Italy)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

Our stay was lovely! The rooms are neat, clean, and all unique. David was very friendly and helpful and the value is terrific. About a five minute walk to Harvard Square it's super convenient. Highly recommended especially for parents visiting kids at Harvard or one of the many colleges in Boston.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The room, breakfast, and price were all very good, but the location was fabulous, opposite a small park, close to Harvard Square. There was a small grocery and many restaurants within a few blocks. On street parking was not a problem, much to my surprise.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Parkside on Ellery was a charming place to stay, and at a considerable discount to Cambridge-area hotels of the same quality. If you are there to visit Harvard it is an ideal location. My business was actually in Kendall Square, so it was somewhat less convenient, but I was easily able to get a cab in the mornings when I... More

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W. Warwick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Wow, words cannot describe how comfortable we were at our recent stay at Parkside On Ellery, David, the Owner, was incredibly friendly, the rooms were immaculate, and the common areas were very well kept. Besides the local, this B&B gave an incredible nights sleep. Upon getting our day started the next day we were treated to a really nice Breakfast... More

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

If you enjoy style, homeyness, cleanliness, proximity to everything Cambridge has to offer, breakfasts served to your room, and a proprietor who cares about everyone who stays at his inn, this is for you. We have stayed there about 5 or 6 times and would not consider going anywhere else.

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Address: 74 Ellery Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
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