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Mary Prentiss Inn

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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average4%
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“porter square”(39 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

We were upgraded to a cottage w/ fireplace and jacuzzi tub just outside the breakfast room. Inn is approximately 5 blocks from Porter Square MTBA station - very safe neighborhood between Lesley University and Harvard - and a plethora of restaurant choices. Wonderful breakfast, as...More

1  Thank francis54
Response from MaryPrentissInn, Manager at Mary Prentiss InnResponded 19 May 2016

Thank you for your very kind words. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. As you noted we are very lucky to be in an area with so many wonderful restaurants and very lucky to have a chef who makes those wonderful breakfasts...More

Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This is the quintessential bed and breakfast with a high level of privacy right in the middle of the best of Cambridge. Accommodations and attentive response from polite staff is stupendous. Stay there and enjoy the local restaurants that you will walk to. We will...More

1  Thank mwymd
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is the second stay in room 20 with it's Parisian vibe. Lovely wood burning fireplace and jacuzzi tub. We enjoyed the couch on the deck just outside our door for some alfresco champagne. The complimentary breakfast was much better this time than last. I...More

1  Thank John_and_Michele
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I stayed at the Mary Prentiss for a total of 6 night and my stay exceeded my expectations to say the least. The photos do not do it justice - the inn exudes charm. This historical building is perfectly decorated! The location was perfect for...More

1  Thank Martine N
Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's about a 10 minute walk from the Porter Square T stop and about 20 minutes from Harvard Square. There are nice bars, coffee shops and restaurants within a block. Our room, #7, was large and comfortable. We saw a couple others that seemed just...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$223 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$223 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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glabo123
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.
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Loretta P
13 April 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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"All rooms are great but some need to be reached by stairs"
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"first floor room was surprisingly quiet and restful."
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"Room 14's heater was non-functional in November."
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"In the cooler months I would book a room with a fireplace."
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