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Mary Prentiss Inn

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6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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london
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been recommended to stay here by a friend who had studied in Boston. We were unable to stay last August as it was fully booked. We were however lucky to have a reservation this time. This is a charming, welcoming and unique place to stay. It is extremely well appointed. We stayed in Room 5 which was cosy... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay at a B&B in Cambridge and the Mary Prentiss Inn exceeded all expectations. The location was perfect for our Harvard Square adventures. Easy to get to from 93 North using our GPS. Our room on the first floor was quiet - we didn't hear any traffic noise or other guests. Also the room was recently... More 

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful find in Cambridge! I have stayed in hotels in Cambridge before, but this is my new favorite! I feel like I've traveled back in time to the 1800s. The architecture and decor is reminiscent of early America, which I LOVE. My room was so perfect- clean, comfortable, spacious, and I loved the wet bar allowing me to... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After many times of trying to make a reservation at the Mary Prentiss Inn it happened at Christmas. I booked and got room 5 which is outside the main building, a guest room by itself which was nice. Private entry off the street so I didn't hear anyone in the hall of the main building. My concerns with this room... More 

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Belchertown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I have stayed three times at the Mary Prentiss Inn and will certainly stay there the next time I go to the Cambridge/Somerville area. The rooms are lovingly appointed, the staff are courteous, and the breakfast is delicious. The turn-of-the century architecture is so Cambridge.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I recently stayed at the Mary Prentiss Inn to attend a workshop in Boston. Wonderful accommodations, staff, and breakfast made for a happy and comfortable stay on a terribly rainy night. Free parking underneath the hotel and a 7 minute walk to the T make the location unbeatable. My room was comfortable and clean and I will definitely stay again!

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Morgan Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We had a such a lovely time staying at the Mary Prentiss Inn. During our time there we stayed in two of the rooms, including one of the suites. They are very nicely decorated and have a relaxing, quaint vibe. Other than the wonderful staff who made us feel so welcomed, here's a list of the great things we encountered... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Just a few minutes walk from Harvard, on the north side, this Inn is warm and relaxing. The price is less than the corporate hotels in the area and you get a room that is twice as large as the big hotels, often a suite. All decorated in old New England style. Breakfast was a choice of Greek yogurt/granola/fruit or... More 

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Naussannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Traveling from home in SW France to visit family in Cambridge, my daughter found the Mary Prentiss Inn for me. I stayed two nights and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Excellent accommodations on the ground floor, off-street parking, dedicated and friendly staff, delicious breakfast and tea, comfortable, charming room! I will be back!!!

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Charlotte
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226 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We stayed here for two weekday nights. This is a very large, pretty mid-19c home on a side street one house away from Mass. Ave. It's really more like a boutique hotel or upscale boarding house, with about 20 rooms and many guests staying there on business. So if you're looking for a close knit, social B & B experience,... More 

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