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    Mary Prentiss Inn

    6 Prentiss St, Cambridge, MA 02140-2212
    Savings alert: 26% below average rate
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The fact that we were able to procure a room was a minor miracle. The MPI is quite popular. If you want to stay there make your reservation early. The staff is quite accommodating and affable. The breakfast is varied and quite good. Our room...More

          Thank Joe B
          Reviewed 18 May 2017

          A horrible experience. The jacuzzi worked noisily on it own without anyone starting it. The wifi worked in bouts of minutes. Mostly it didn't. The person at the reception in the evening was rude and every complaint was answered with "We never had this problem...More

          Thank Dan G
          Response from MaryPrentissInn, Manager at Mary Prentiss InnResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Dan, Thank you for your review. I am very surprised to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us as you remained with us for 2 more nights after you posted your review. I was also unaware that you were unhappy with...More

          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          If you are willing to go back in time and accept limited room amenities and square footage, the Mary Prentiss Inn very convenient to Harvard and all the other attractions of Cambridge and can be delightful. Breakfast and afternoon tea are free, plus various edibles,...More

          Thank SafariFamily007
          Reviewed 20 April 2017

          My husband and I and our 16 year old daughter stayed here three nights. The staff was lovely, helpful and great to work with. Our breakfast in the morning was top rate, a great way to start the day. The room was wonderful, with all...More

          Thank klhlash
          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          The Mary Prentiss Inn is a lovely bed and breakfast in the heart of Cambridge. We've stayed here several times, and will be returning at the end of the month in order to visit our son at Northeastern University. It is ten minutes away and...More

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          Irving House at Harvard
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          • US$180 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 20
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          I am traveling by myself as middle aged female and staying for five nights. Are there some restaurants within walking distance that are comfortable for the lone diner?
          6 May 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.
          Loretta P
          Do you have any rooms with 2 twin beds?
          13 April 2016|
          Response from John_and_Michele | Reviewed this property |
          No idea whether they have twins or not. Did you look at their website?
          Room Tips
          "Check the website. The room descriptions are quite accurate."
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          "the stairs were a bit squeaky so maybe get a room not close to them"
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          "Best to get rooms on the bottom floor if you have any issues at all with stairs. There are plenty to choose..."
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          "Room 9 in the old house is lovely and large, full of creaky charm."
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