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Mary Prentiss Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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Ranked #1 of 19 Cambridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff at Mary Prentiss Inn were very friendly and accommodating--we received a warm welcome from the start. The breakfast was delicious, as were the afternoon treats. Excellent Cambridge location, especially if visiting Harvard campus. Many rooms have their own wood-burning fireplaces--very cozy!

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never reviewed on TA before but feel compelled to say what a great Inn this was for my family. We stayed in Suite 11 which worked perfectly for my 4-year-old and 7-month old - a room for the kids and a separate space. Free parking, great breakfast, close to the T. So much cheaper than anything at a big... More

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Montreal, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inn is located in a historic building building, in a quiet street very close to Massachusetts Ave, a 15-minute walk from Harvard Square. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I was upgraded to a suite room, which was very cozy, large and comfortable. Breakfast is good (you have a choice between the "healthy stuff" such as oatmeal etc.,... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff and an eclectic but tasteful decore make this inn a wonderful Cambridge venue. Close to Harvard and to the nearby shops and metro make the location great for sightseeing. Also tastey breakfast and tea are included.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This week (5 nights) I wanted something within walking distance of Harvard, where I was visiting on business. The location was perfect, a pleasant 10 minute walk (1/2 mile) on level ground. I had one of their smallest rooms, which they honestly advertise as being most appropriate for a single guest although it did have a double bed. 3rd floor,... More

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Larchmont, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for three nights; right away, I was impressed with the Inn's coziness and cleanliness. The 19th-century antiques-themed room was well-balanced with amenities that included Starbucks coffee, flat-screen TV, blackout curtains and wooden shades, lots of nice towels (even one just for makeup) and a microwave and fridge. Breakfasts were yummy, different each day (with some regular offerings)... More

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Baltimore
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A very convenient B&B, just a few blocks from Porter Square where there is public transit and shopping. The rooms were spacious and comfortable (I admit I love the charm of the historic building with original shutters in my room). There is a little noise that comes into the rooms (it is an historic house, after all) - in the... More

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copenhagen
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great breakfast, lovely rooms, friendly staff, great location, wonderful afternoon tea, hope to be back one day. The place to stay in Cambridge - and when visiting Boston. Could not have been better. Highly recommendable.

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Seymour, Connecticut
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

First time at this inn and we really enjoyed it. We were there for a long weekend just to get away. The inn is nicely located only 3 blocks from the Porter T station. Nice wine shop on the corner of Prentiss and Mass Ave. Local markets and restaurants (especially sushi) are close by. There's a larger market and shopping... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We had a lovely stay here this past weekend. We stayed in Room 20 and enjoyed the layout of the room (very smart to have the jacuzzi tub separated from the bathroom!). Many exceedingly minor details keep this from being a five-star experience. Regarding the jacuzzi: the innkeepers request that you not press any of the buttons other than on/off,... More

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Also Known As:
Mary Prentiss Hotel Cambridge
Mary Prentiss Hotel
Address: 6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Mary Prentiss Inn 3*
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