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A Cambridge House B & B Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2218 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140-1836
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is in a remote corner of Cambridge but is easily accessible to Harvard via Mass Ave. Use a map and not your GPS! It is clean and has free parking if you arrive early enough. If not, I don't know what you do. The "new" rooms lack character and the lobby of the main building needs all of... More

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Camden, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed here the week end of our wedding, leaving our house to family and enjoying a little quiet time and luxury for ourselves. They offer both traditional and contemporary rooms. Our traditional room was beautifully decorated and had every possible convenience (except no bathtub-- but great shower). Breakfast is in another lovely room and was very diverse and of... More

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Paris, France
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162 reviews 162 reviews
36 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Conveniently located on the main road to downtown Cambridge, 10 minutes to the Porter Square T. Nice upper-scale grocery store across the street and walking distance to Frank's steakhouse. More a hotel than a family-run B&B. Breakfast is OK (although they don't serve any yogurt).

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Concord, NH
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8 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My wife and I went to Cambridge/Somerville to see my cousin in a play in Davis Square, a ten-minute walk from the B&B (and Porter Square looks to be about the same going down Mass Ave). IDEAL LOCATION. We stayed in the contemporary building rather than the Victorian (where the very nice continental breakfast was laid out the next morning... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for a few days here and I had no issues whatsoever during my stay. The rooms are a good value and very clean. I stayed in the part to the side and it was very quiet. I was most touched when my credit card was found by another guest after my departure and the owner immediately mailed it... More

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I came from Asia, and I was surprised that the staffs who can speak Mandarin- that is very helpful for me- an international scholar who needs guidance about that region. The front desk staff did spend a great deal of time to help me determine the most inexpensive means to get to the Wrenthem shopping mall. I realize they do... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We booked in to this B&B mindful of some of the reviews it had received especially in relation to the rudeness of one or more of the proprietors. We arrived after dark on a freezing evening, left at the driveway by our taxi. We knocked on the door and were 'welcomed' in by who I guess is one of the... More

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California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Way overpriced for a tiny, poorly cleaned, stuffy room with no frig, very small TV, cheap amenities and abysmal cold breakfast offerings. Free parking and friendly desk clerks were the only redeeming features. Wouldn't stay there again.

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ACambridgeHouse, Manager at A Cambridge House B & B Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your opinion. You did not mention when you stayed or which room you were in so it is difficult for us to determine the room you were not pleased with. A couple of our "contemporary" rooms are smaller than others, and yours may have been a last minute booking and a small room... More

NJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Disappointed with accommodations and breakfast. Had a large odorous room in uninteresting contempo building. Tiny bath with poor water pressure and sink drainage. TV not much bigger than computer monitor. Breakfast was breads, pastries, and hard-boiled eggs, not much better than motel free breakfasts. No hot food or table service. Free parking earned one of the stars. Overpriced for what... More

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ACambridgeHouse, Manager at A Cambridge House B & B Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate that you have taken the time to post a review. We are sorry you were not happy with your room or the breakfast. As to the water pressure being low; it does happen from time-to-time if a number of rooms are using showers/baths at the same time and we do apologize for that. As far as the room... More

Bethesda, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This place was about a 7 min walk from the Davis metro or Porter Sq metro (on the Red T Line). Convenient from the airport as you grab the Silver Line to South Station on the Red line and can hop right up to Davis or Porter from there. Right across the street from an organic grocery store which happened... More

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Additional Information about A Cambridge House B & B Inn

Address: 2218 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140-1836
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — A Cambridge House B & B Inn 3*
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a Cambridge House Hotel Cambridge
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A Cambridge House B&B Inn is a lovely turn of the century Victorian offering fifteen rooms. Recently it added a few more hotel-style rooms in the next door property. All rooms are equipped with private baths and cable television. Many of our rooms have fireplaces; all rooms have air conditioning during the summer months. ... more   less 
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