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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 5 nights for a city trip and liked it very much. The blue room is cosy and spacious with private bath-not ensuite... Breakfast is not served but there is a huge variety (couldn't be better) and we cooked bacon and eggs every morning. The hosts are very nice people who helped us a lot by even buying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned home from a beautiful vacation in Boston. Whitman house was very comfortable,clean, and close to the heart of Boston. Train ride was a few minutes from the house, or even better was Uber. House had muffins, breads,drinks,coffees etc whenever you wanted. Owner is very friendly and interesting to speak with. I will return if ever in Boston again.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, daughter (age 17) and I stayed at the Whitman House in late August, 2016. We had the green and red rooms, along with the bathroom across the hall. We had a lovely time. It was quiet, convenient and fun! We went there to look at Harvard College and MIT as potential colleges for a year from now. It... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed staying at Whitman House. It was a lovely BnB on a quiet street set a few blocks back from Mass Avenue, Cambridge. Home to many shops and restaurants. You are only a short walk from Harvard University and MIT and only 3 subway stops to downtown Boston. Our lovely host David was a lot... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The Whitman House was a very clean, comfortable, quiet, convenient, and safe base for a week of touring the area. Its close proximity to the red line made arriving from the airport and getting to most major Boston attractions very easy. The neighborhood, between MIT and Harvard, is very interesting and the hosts could not have been more hospitable. A... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The Whitman House is a beautifully restored house in a quiet neighborhood. Well appointed, comfortable rooms, including very interesting and special items throughout the house. Make your own breakfast like you would at home, with everything offered. Excellent location in a quiet neighborhood, easy to find, but walking distance to the main area in Cambridge. Have amazing conversations with David,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We stayed in the blue room with access to our own bathroom across the hallway. Spacious, clean accommodation with Wi-fi included. Generous breakfast and you can make tea or coffee in the evening if you wish. House located close to train station and it's an easy trip to downtown Boston. Local shops are nearby & it's an easy walk to... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Friendly, familiar and generous Place. Cambridge is a very nice area, near to Downtown Boston with the subway. It´s only four rooms in the hotel so there is mostly very quiet and a good Place if you don´t like to much people around.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I stayed here two weeks ago and loved this place. It is in a quiet street yet in five minutes I could be at the T station and able to travel all over Boston. The set up may not suit those who wish to be away from other people. Breakfast foods are laid out and guests serve themselves, all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at Whitman House for 5 nights and could not fault it. The house itself was wonderful (David and Robert built it themselves!) and incredibly clean. We stayed in the Gold room which was en suite. The room was huge, with a lovely big bed, a handmade quilt, beautiful towels, toiletries and plenty of storage space.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Though our Bed and Breakfast has been newly renovated, we think of the Whitman House as an established Cambridge residence, inn, and guesthouse. We are a 15 minute walk from both Harvard and MIT, or a 3 minute walk to the Central Square Red Line subway which gets you to the heart of either in one stop and the Heart of Boston in three. We have been personally involved in community affairs for over 26 years and glad to be your conduit to the cities of Boston and Cambridge. Beginning with no taxes, free off street parking on site, wireless internet, private bathrooms, and a flexible breakfast schedule; there is nothing you could need that isn't approachable in one way or another. This is a beautiful place that we wish you to enjoy, share and experience to its fullest as you conduct your stay. Please see the rest of our site for the full picture. Then be sure to Call Us Directly or email for any questions, comments, requests and bookings. Thank you and Enjoy! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whitman House

Address: 17 Worcester St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2714
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $178 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whitman House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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