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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Roydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Whitman House is owned by David and Robert who do all possible to ensure you enjoy your stay with them. The house in Cambridge has been modernised by Robert who is an architect. Parking is good which is useful as it can be difficult in Cambridge. The rooms are a good size and our Gold Room had it's own bathroom.... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had just landed from the UK and hadn't informed David of our arrival time but he had left notes so we could let ourselves in. Wouldn't have liked to have stood outside with lots of luggage for the hour so this was great. The room was clean and the bed most comfortable. When David arrived he was most welcoming... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in mid June. The location suited us as it was within walking distance of Harvard Square and the tube was only a 5 minute walk away for easy access downtown (where we walked the Freedom Trail). Room was clean and comfortable, each room has a different theme which was nice. We stayed in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Whitman House; not your typical B & B by any means. We have quite a bit of B&B experience and know what to look for in terms of the “experience.” Well we had an experience all right! Whitman House is not the type of B & B that pampers or spoils. That’s OK-we can rough it. But this venue is... More 

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These guests came to celebrate their daughters 21st birthday. We went out of our way to accommodate including buying balloons, tolerating use of our dining room for a party and consistent significant use alcohol. They arrived hours before check in during our daily house clean up and complained about the home not being cleaned yet. We are under the impression... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • 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: $159 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whitman House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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