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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 2 days ago
Bookmarm53 West Islip, New York
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Islip, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our daughter is living in Cambridge and we wanted something in her neighborhood. We were very happy with our stay and the convenience to our daughter. She joined us for delicious breakfasts at a nominal fee. Our was was very comfortable and clean, right next to the front door and surprisingly very quiet. The attention to detail was greatly appreciated.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this B&B for 3 nights in May 2014 while visiting Boston. The Inn is located within walking distance of a T stop (5 min) and about 15 min walk from Harvard Square. We found it convenient to take to the train to downtown Boston and to Fenway. (I would be more hesitant about the location in colder... More

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Milford, Connecticut
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here when we were visiting Boston. It is located on a quiet residential street, just off Massachusetts Ave., which is packed full of restaurants and any other thing you may need including medicines.It is at a walking distance from the train station. We usually took the train to Boston instead of driving, to avoid parking... More

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Purcell, Oklahoma
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this B&B. The staff was very accommodating, rooms were very nice, had great afternoon tea and the breakfasts were wonderful! The only drawback is if you're planning to do anything in Boston it's kind of far away. If you're planning to visit Harvard and the downtown area of Cambridge, it's the place to be! I won't definitely... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this inn while I attended a conference at Harvard. The beds are comfortable, the rooms and bathrooms are very clean. It was quiet at night. I slept very well. The Internet service is included with the room, and it was good. The staff are very friendly. The location is excellent and a convenient distance from Harvard Square... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Mary Prentiss Inn is located right off Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge and that gives you access to almost anything you'd want or need during your stay. The Inn is a very comfortable, relaxed place that makes you feel at ease immediately. You can enjoy your room, or spend time in the lovely patio area. The breakfasts are extremely tasty... More

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Sacramento, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I come here at least twice a year, for about six years now, so I've had lots of visits. I have never had a bad experience, and have always felt well cared-for and happy to stay here. I started staying here because it's near family, but it's also near Harvard and a pleasant stretch of Massachusetts Ave. Convenient to lots... More

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Mercer Island, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This was a lovely home. Enough to change my mind about B&Bs. The home is on the register of historic places, so you know it is going to be cool---and perhaps a little funky, but it is both. It has character. It is tastefully decorated. It is comfortable. And the service is great. Be sure to have your breakfast on... More

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Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I have family in Cambridge, and so usually stay with them, but this time, they were away on their vacation, so I chose the Mary Prentiss Inn for my piéd-a-terre in Cambridge/Boston. Helpful and friendly staff, good breakfast, good location for walking about the Porter Square area, and above all, a homelike but elegant room up on the third floor... More

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New York City, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The good news about the Mary Prentiss Inn is that it is very conveniently located to the Harvard Law School which made it the perfect choice for our daughter's graduation. The breakfast they serve is delicious and the coffee plentiful. It was quite nice of them to serve champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries to the guests and their families. On... 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*
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