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Mary Prentiss Inn

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6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were so thrilled with the inn as soon as our taxi dropped us off at the front entrance. Walking into the inn was like walking into a beautiful and peaceful home. The staff was very considerate and attentive. The room we stayed in was very clean, spacious and charmingly appointed. The choice of continental or full breakfast, changes daily,... More 

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Maplewood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay during Harvard's 2015 graduation activities. Our room was clean with lots of natural light and the bed was made with high-end linens and was quite comfortable. The room rate included a cooked breakfast that varied each day, afternoon tea with amazing homemade cookies and treats, wine and snacks in the evening and even a... More 

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Tampa, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights in room 6. Very nice. Shower & bathroom were clean & consistent with the decor. A/C worked fine but nighttime cycling kept me awake - not a major complaint. Bed, room, wet bar and refrigerator were fine. Wine store right up the street - romantic spot on the back patio. Breakfast was very good - crowded... More 

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Latham, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to stay near family that we were helping move. The closest hotel was booked due to MIT graduation then I found the Mary Prentiss Inn. I am so glad we found this as we loved this place! It was very convenient -- right off Massachusetts Avenue -- and our room was beautiful. The staff... More 

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Chicago, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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 May 7, 2015

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 May 6, 2015 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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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New York
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8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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