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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Mary Prentiss Inn was superb in every way. The staff is excellent and helpful. Accommodations are lovely. The breakfast is spectacular with dining area and patio areas more than expected. Beautiful flowers were everywhere, There was always a beverage or snack available. Highly recommend!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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116 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down, the Mary Prentiss Inn is the nicest place to stay in Cambridge. The building and courtyard are charming, staff are very friendly and helpful, and breakfast is good although not outstanding. Afternoon coffee, tea, and bakery are also a nice touch. There is parking available, although you need good driving skills to navigate the tiny underground lot. My... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mary Prentiss Inn is such a very nice place to stay including impressive atmosphere and decorations. With flawless experience, we have come to spend our time here so often. The service is astonishing with very warm welcome and wonderful breakfast. The staffs are also very helpful and tremendously friendly. Without a doubt, this is one of the best places... More

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NYC / Fire Island / Huatulco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mary Prentiss Inn is an impressive home with colorful garden, and a wonderful experience. From the moment we made our reservations the staff was helpful and easily provided us with exact information about inexpensive public transportation directions from Boston's South Station. The Inn is immaculate, as was our well-appointed colonial style room equipped with high-speed (free) Internet, HDTV, a... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for 7 nights on business at MIT and wanted a place at the end of a work day to escape to. The staff here are amazing and the rooms are immaculate. The breakfast here was incredible and the staff went out of their way to meet any of our needs (even an extra early breakfast one day).... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Mary Prentiss Inn has become my home away from home while visiting my son in Cambridge! It is PERFECT. From the warm, gracious welcome, elegant entryway, spotless bathroom, and dreamy, spacious bedroom (Room 2) to the gourmet breakfast, sunny patio, rich morning coffee, WiFi, and easy walk to Harvard Square, I didn't want to leave. They even have underground... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great location only 10 minutes from Harvard Square. Breakfast was great both days. I eat outside which was wonderful. The staff is great and accommodating. I am staying there again on my visit in October.

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Encinitas, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This very quaint B&B is in a perfect location if you want to get up, have a nice breakfast and still catch the 10:00 Harvard tour with ease. It is about a 15 minute walk through a charming neighborhood to the building on the Harvard campus where the information session is held and the tour begins. In addition to that,... More

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Loved our stay at the Mary Prentiss Inn! The staff was friendly and accommodating, always happy to give us suggestions for restaurants or directions. Our room was comfortable and beautiful. We sat on the patio every morning and enjoyed our delicious breakfast. We requested gluten-free choices for my daughter and they were happy to provide this for her. The location... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed here after a week in Maine, and the Mary Prentiss was a great place to stay in Cambridge. The room we had was a garden rough, and though small, was well-appointed with a jacuzzi tub and a working fireplace. The furnishings all looked nice and the room was very clean. Our only issue was with... More

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Address: 6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Mary Prentiss Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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