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Mary Prentiss Inn

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6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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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, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this lovely and historic inn for one night. My room was located in a separate cottage near the main building. The decor was traditional with a lot of period pieces ( I believe it was build in the 1700's.). The main room had a large queen sized bed, a long bench, pretty chair a fireplace and flat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place it is wonderful, from the staff,to the food,everything about it was great.I felt very comfortable and satisfied.I would most definitely visit again and I highly recommend it.NATALIE AND MARY PRENTISS INN; YOU GUYZ ROCK.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Mary Prentiss Inn for four nights in April -- my fifth time staying there -- and each visit has been consistently excellent. I've stayed in five different rooms/suites -- all unique and beautifully decorated -- and would stay in any one of them again very happily. The website has very good descriptions and photos of the... More 

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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

impeccably well kept, nice place with character and personality. The location (street and surroundings) is nothing special, quite urban for a B&B. The breakfast was acceptable but nothing to write home about at all. Not cheap. Five blocks to Harvard Law School.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I took my daughter to look at colleges over her spring break. I did multiple searches for accommodations, and room rates were almost uniformly north of $300/night for anything pleasant--even for the Sonesta. To my surprise, the rates for this inn were under $200/night with free parking, WiFi, and a full breakfast. If you're looking at Boston-area colleges, you're smart... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

In Cambridge for my grandson's College Singers concert and tried to find a friendly inn nearby. Got it on Tripadvisor and reserved, called later to see if we could get a room with a fireplace I'd seen on the site. Said not what we'd reserved but they'd look into an upgrade at same rate. THey did, and it was a... More 

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Brookhaven, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our daughter relocated to the Boston area and we visited her for the first time after the worst weather in Boston's history. We stayed ten minutes from her apartment , but what a world of difference! The Inn is on a lovely street within walking distance to shopping and restaurants. On-site parking was a huge plus as the town had... More 

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have stayed at the Mary Prentiss a couple times and was very pleased with the accommodations and service. My last visit was during one of the big snow storms. The staff was wonderful...some staying up all night to shovel snow and make sure we were taken care of. I highly recommend the Mary Prentiss Inn for work or pleasure!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My daughter and I drove up for one night between snowstorms to catch a favorite NY theater troupe (Bedlam) performing in Cambridge, and found the Mary Prentiss Inn. It was just lovely. They kept a fire going from morning 'til night, had coffee and tea and cookies available in the afternoon and evening and served an enormous and delicious breakfast.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a beautiful house with very comfortable rooms and a great breakfast; and wonderful staff. A few minutes from the Porter Square T-stop. It couldn't be better; this will be my go-to place for Cambridge from now on.

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