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Mary Prentiss Inn

3.0 of 5 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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Fall River, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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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Portland, Maine
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I couldn't wait to get home to write this. Not that I wanted to leave, but real life (children, cats, work meetings) beckoned so we did leave. But under duress. the building is nothing short of marvelous, extremely pretty, and well taken care of. Our room was very nice in size, neither too big nor too small. It was very... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as I pulled up to the inn, the exterior and interior, this place was lovely! The staff was so helpful and made sure that my stay with my 2 kids (age 2 and 4) were also comfortable and had everything we needed. I thought it was so charming that they serve tea/coffee and treats every afternoon. They serve... More 

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I agree with all the positive remarks about the Mary Prentiss and would definitely stay again. As a tip for other travellers especially those from outside of the USA (like ourselves), if you are travelling by car and using a sat-nav, make sure you input the city as Cambridge, not Boston, as we did. There is a Prentiss Street in... More 

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St. John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love this inn. It is conveniently located off the red line Porter Square stop, it's beautiful down to the last detail and the breakfast is creative and tasty. The beds are comfy and the whole place is charming as could be. I will stay here again as my children go to college in Cambridge.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The rooms are lovely and the staff is very friendly. The breakfast was delicious. I chose the continental breakfast which included oatmeal which was the best I ever had. The afternoon tea was perfect, delicious cookies and muffins. The location cannot be beat - it is walking distance to Harvard Square. Loved it!

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Eugene, Oregon
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27 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I can confirm that this hotel is charming, clean, personable staff, quiet location (especially as it's a block off of Mass Ave hence spared that road noise), and their breakfast is very tasty and more than enough. The place is slightly closer to Porter than Harvard Square, but the walk to either is not a problem. I very much recommend... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The hotel is very old and well kept. What you perceive when you are at Mary Prentiss is that you are at a hotel, not at a bed and breakfast which is supposed to be. We arrived at 8:00pm so we asked the girl at the font office where we could eat, she told us about two very close restaurants,... 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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