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Mary Prentiss Inn

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6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My wife and I have stayed at the Mary Prentiss Inn on many occasions. We first discovered it when we were dating and have frequented it many times since. It is a quiet, romantic and homey environment. Each room has it's own unique charm. The staff are friendly and accomodating. The breakfasts are nothing short of delicious. It is conveniently... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This property is meticulously cared for and so nicely decorated at Christmas! For us, ages 60 + walkers, getting into Harvard Square and Porter Square was easy. We even walked in and out of Davis Square in Somerville. There is afternoon tea and a nice cooked breakfast. There's parking underneath the inn; it's a small space, but it works! Both... More 

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We are a very close family with four children, one of whom is married and another engaged. Two of our four children live in Boston and one is a Medical Resident which means that her time is extremely limited. The only way we could gather everyone from the Philadelphia area, Binghamton (where our son attends University) and Boston is to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The rooms are tastefully decorated and so comfortable. It is located just a short walk from the MTA (Porter Square), wonderful restaurants, and fun little boutiques. The morning breakfast and the afternoon tea are amazing and the staff makes you feel right at home.

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