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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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New York City
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Mary Prentiss Inn is adorable and comfortable. The breakfast and afternoon tea add the perfect touch to make a stay luxurious without being extravagant. And the location is in a charming area of Cambridge, convenient to Harvard and Porter Squares. It is definitely my favorite place to stay when visiting Cambridge.

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed at the Mary Prentiss Inn for 3 night while we were visiting Boston. It's located walking distance from the subway and Harvard Square which was very convinient. Our room was beautiful right down to the trim in the bathroom made from pieces of old tea cups. The breakfasts were fantastic! And the afternoon tea was a lovely surprise... More

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West Islip, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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Address: 6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
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Hotel Class:3 star — Mary Prentiss Inn 3*
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