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Blue's Bed and Breakfast

82 Avon Hill Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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Albany,NY
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Cambrige for a weekend event and stayed at Blue's. We were delighted by the comfort level of large rooms with sitting areas. The breakfasts are really wonderful and you can choose your time to eat. Blue is an outgoing, warm and welcoming individual who genuinely likes meeting new people and hosting them. A good... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Easy walking distance to Harvard and Porter Squares. Older house with with treasures from around the world. Books everywhere will please the academic. Attentive help,large bed room, perfect breakfast, interesting conversation. Hope to be back soon.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You can't find better care and attention than you get here. Conveniently located near Harvard Square in a picturesque neighborhood, Blue's Bed and Breakfast is comfortable and pleasant, and the fellow guests are always interesting. The rooms are nice, breakfast delicious. What's not to love?

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Agra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

stayed there 5 nights. chose it because I wanted to optimize my American experience and also because one review said that Blue works at the Harvard Museum of Natural History(how interesting!). Blue & John were sweet. I loved whatever little interaction I had with them. I just can't forget Blue's thoughtfulness in coming to check on my coat, on the... More 

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Warren, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Comfortable bed, gracious room, good location. Had a very satisfied stay. This is a great example of the many gracious, older homes typical of of Cambridge which adds to the overall experience any trip. (I am a former Cambridge resident)

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Greenville, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you're visiting Cambridge for any reason, I would recommend Blue's for its location - it's an easy walk to Harvard, Radcliffe, and many other Colleges/Universities. We also enjoyed the diversity of people we met there - from the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy - all staying with Blue and doing business with one college or another. I would describe our... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Overpriced for simple bed & Breakfast w/ shared bathroom. Had trouble getting past old carpet on bathroom floor; mold on shower curtain and bath mat. Was a very quiet and pretty area, surrounding homes and yards that were beautiful. Guest were very friendly.

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BluesBnB, Owner at Blue's Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. The bathroom rug and bathmat were promptly replaced. There's now a new thermostat-controlled separate heating system in the big Studio room, as well, so that room can be as cozy as the guest wishes. Hope you'll try us another visit. Blue More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Great host! Comfortable room. Well located to explore Cambridge. Walking distance to Porter Square. 10-15 minutes from Harvard Square.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

We were in Boston on our honeymoon and found Blue's B&B looking for something close in to the university as we had a meeting to arrange. Blue was very accommodating around our meeting. The breakfast was very good, every day something new and tasty. The room (and the whole house) was clean and neat with an intriguing collection of furnishings... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

This lovely home is very convenient for visiting Boston generally and Cambridge in particular. My room was spacious and attractively decorated and Blue cooked a delicious breakfast in the morning for the guests. It is very good value for money as this is usually an expensive town to visit

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