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    Mary Prentiss Inn

    6 Prentiss St, Cambridge, MA 02140-2212
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed at the Inn for a romantic weekend, this place did not disappoint. Our room was on the first floor just off the courtyard. The room was a little on the small side, however perfectly appointed with a wood burning fireplace and a two...More

    Thank mtsono
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My second time here, I️ was again delighted with all aspects of the stay. Arriving at 930am, I️ was encouraged to take the full breakfast which was just finishing up, even though I️ was not to check in until later that afternoon. After a wonderful...More

    Thank Woci
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I made a short trip to Cambridge for business at both MIT and Harvard and found the Mary Prentiss Inn a very convenient and relaxing alternative to the usual business hotel. The French doors of my room (number 6, I believe) opened onto a very...More

    Thank word_factory
    Reviewed October 8, 2017

    Very convenient location on quiet street near Porter square. Even though my room was next to the front door I wasn't disturbed by people coming in and out. I was really charmed by their courtyard. Very tastefully done and a lovely peaceful place for breakfast...More

    Thank JumpinJudy2
    Reviewed October 8, 2017

    Great place to stay, really handy for visiting Harvard, but also for easily getting into central Boston. Lovely old ( c1843 ) Colonial style house in a short side street off Mass Ave. Turn left and it's a short walk to Harvard Square, turn right...More

    Thank cooperwolves
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • $158 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    glabo123
    May 6, 2016|
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    Response from John_and_Michele | Reviewed this property |
    Also Christopher's is within walking distance in Porter Square. We have eaten there several times however not lately.
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    Loretta P
    April 13, 2016|
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    Response from John_and_Michele | Reviewed this property |
    No idea whether they have twins or not. Did you look at their website?
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    "In the cooler months I would book a room with a fireplace."
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    "Room #2 was recently remodeled (I'm told) and had a nice, large window"
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    "If you have trouble climbing stairs do not pick a room on the 3rd floor."
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    "Make sure that if you book an attic room, you inquire about the shower- hard to use due to the eaves!"
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