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    Whitman House

    17 Worcester St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2714
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    • Excellent60%
    • Very good34%
    • Average4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Pool
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 37 reviews

    Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights. Room very clean and modern. Bed very comfortable. Access to coffee machine 24/7. Breakfast very limited help yourself. But awkward as you are not sure what you have access to in the fridge. Not far from restaurants. David very...More

    Thank lesleyhyatt
    Reviewed May 6, 2017

    Exactly as described. Private room with shared bathroom. All areas of home were extremely clean and available to use like living , dining and kitchen areas. I was greeted pleasantly and helped with my bags. The location to the Public transportation cannot be overstated. So...More

    1  Thank RBPLUS4
    Reviewed April 30, 2017

    Wonderful place to stay. Came for the 121st Boston Marathon wkend. Both David and Robert makes us feel right at home. The residence is very clean. The Gold room is very spacious with in suite bathroom. The location is perfect for us. Quiet, walking distance...More

    Thank CristinaGW
    Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

    Great place to stay. Close to everything and the T station. Easy walk to Harvard University. Great history in this town. Quite location and friendly owners. Enjoyed our talks with David!! Breakfast was put out daily. Lots to choose from.

    Thank Sandi001
    Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

    Free parking and a fantastic location, David and Whitman house offered us a beautifully furnished quiet bedroom, private bathroom and as much as we wanted for breakfast. The 'T' is a few minutes walk away; it's a great tram/underground system and we used it to...More

    Thank No_foreign_land
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • $160 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    Elinor B
    November 5, 2016|
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    Response from No_foreign_land | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed on the ground floor in The Blue Room which had a large bed although I don't know what size it was. Your best bet is to contact the owner directly.
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    October 19, 2016|
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    Response from Gianna-I | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it does. About a 32 inch flat screen. But you're in Cambridge! you want to be out there...
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    "All their rooms are perfect - spacious and cozy!"
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    "Red, Green and Yellow rooms are upstairs, Blue room is on the main level."
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    "My room was certainly large enough for two - king bed, closet, drawer space."
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    "Stay off the beaten path but close to as much action as you want."
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