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    Mary Prentiss Inn

    6 Prentiss St, Cambridge, MA 02140-2212
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    Reviewed May 28, 2014

    I agree that's it's always a challenge to choose a place to stay when planning a visit for the first time. I must say we hit it right this time around. From the time of our arrival to the morning of our departure, our stay...More

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    Reviewed May 28, 2014

    We chose this B and B because of the excellent ratings it got on Trip Advisor and we were quite disappointed in the place. Our room smelled of cooking food most of the time, There was only one nighttable and the room was poorly arranged...More

    1  Thank luvToscana
    Reviewed May 25, 2014

    This was our second visit to the Inn and, once again, we were truly impressed. From the time we called to reserve until check-out, the staff were helpful and made sure we were well looked after. This visit included a special request which was met...More

    2  Thank marion k
    Reviewed May 15, 2014

    My family and I stayed at the Mary Prentiss Inn during the first week of March. We had a great time. Accommodations and breakfasts were divine, along with afternoon tea. The staff was very friendly. Close to everything. Definitely enjoyed our stay and would stay...More

    1  Thank SC070
    Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

    I stayed here for my cousins' graduation from Lesley university- this was wonderfully convenient and easy! Got here from airport and could walk to tons of restaurants and bars. Really great and I am a huge fun of daily tea time. Accessible, affordable and awesome....More

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    • 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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    • $181 - $273 (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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    "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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    "Check the website. The room descriptions are quite accurate."
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