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82 Avon Hill Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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Blue's Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #13 of 19 Cambridge B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Agra, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

My husband and 10 yr old daughter stayed here for one night and will definitely return. Blue and her husband are warm, conscientious hosts, and their B&B reflects a love for art and travel. Blue works at Harvard's Museum of Natural History and her excitement about it is contagious. We enjoyed it immensely. If you want a quiet place to... More

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Houston, TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

I have really pondered what to write here. We had such a hard time finding a relatively nice & inexpensive place to stay in the Boston area. We found Blue's and, I would stay again. It's close to the Porter T station, Harvard Square, and many great restaurants. However, there was something off that everyone I was traveling with couldn't... More

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Singapore
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

I was also staying at this very same B&B with the above reviewer (CVictor from Spain, and I'm from Singapore). We were situated in opposite rooms, come from almost exactly opposite sides of the world, have never met before this, staying for different periods (mine was 3 weeks, longer than his!) - but our feelings of Blue's B&B are the... More

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Address: 82 Avon Hill Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Blue`s Hotel Cambridge
Blue`s b&b

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Comfortable, quiet B&B with just two guest rooms at north end of Harvard campus, near Harvard Center for Astrophysics, CfA, Radcliffe Quad, Harvard Law School and Lesley University. Reasonable rates, with WiFi, breakfast & parking included. ... more   less 
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