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Mary Prentiss Inn

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San Luis Obispo, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 the amenities you would need. The inn itself was beautiful, I imagine the outdoor patio...

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New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 situated on a peaceful street with off-the-street parking. The rooms are well-appointed, the breakfasts hearty,...

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The inn is quaint and comfortable with a great location in Cambridge. Walk to restaurants and a wine store on the corner. Will return again next year. There are some fantastic rooms and breakfast included

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for the 4th time and it is always very nice. Clean rooms and comfortable beds and a great breakfast. We enjoy the location since it's close to Harvard. It is also across the street from a wine shop which is convenient.

1Thank ds321
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We returned to the Mary Prentiss at a time when (thankfully) a wider choice of rooms was available. We opted for room #9 in the old, original part of the house and enjoyed the creaky floors, historic decor, and lovely sitting area with fireplace. If you lean more towards modern amenities and large bathrooms, you might choose a room in...

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed at the Mary Prentiss over the Christmas weekend of 2016 to visit our daughter who stayed there when she first came to Cambridge and loved it. We also loved this gorgeous , well-kept mansion on a quiet street just off the very busy main street, Mass. Ave. It was especially beautiful when decorated for Christmas. Our room had...

Thank mrycik
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Several members of our family have gathered for the Thanksgiving holiday over the last three years at the inn. We've always enjoyed great hospitality and delicious breakfasts. The rooms are charming and comfortable. We hope to return next year.

Thank Dhera S
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed many times at the Mary Prentiss Inn - the location is awesome and super convenient, the building is old but very charming, and the breakfast is decent. However, staff is definitely not as friendly, as engaged and as caring as it used to be. The owners haven't been around and our late-night checking was a disaster (we had...

Thank uskern
Reviewed 1 January 2017

OK, first of all, the review about the "rude check in person" could not have been further from our experience. I interacted with two front desk people and NICE as nice can be. Falling over themselves nice. Second - extremely quiet. Right next to Massachusetts Ave but silent. Even on New Year's Eve for God's sake. Third, incredibly good hot...

1Thank ImpossibleToFind
Westport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This lovely inn is in a perfect location, 10 minutes walk to Harvard Square and its abundance of world class museums. My bedroom (#3)was beautifully appointed with a mini kitchen, clean bathroom, big screen TV but most importantly good reading lights on both sides of the bed. Fast wifi enabled me to complete my work. Breakfast, served in the fire...

1Thank Dedee S

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Mary Prentiss Inn

Address: 6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA 02140
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $333 - $474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mary Prentiss Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“the stairs were a bit squeaky so maybe get a room not close to them”
klhlash, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best to get rooms on the bottom floor if you have any issues at all with stairs. There are plenty to choose from!”
JerseyGirlNewYork, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 9 in the old house is lovely and large, full of creaky charm.”
Wanderlust777, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book far in advance. The Inn is close to all the universities in Cambridge and fills up quickly.”
mrycik, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Call the Inn for assistance choosing the right room for your needs. The owners/staff are very pleasant and helpful.”
U6158JVrobins, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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