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Mary Prentiss Inn

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I come here at least twice a year, for about six years now, so I've had lots of visits. I have never had a bad experience, and have always felt well cared-for and happy to stay here. I started staying here because it's near family, but it's also near Harvard and a pleasant stretch of Massachusetts Ave. Convenient to lots...

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Mercer Island, Washington
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This was a lovely home. Enough to change my mind about B&Bs. The home is on the register of historic places, so you know it is going to be cool---and perhaps a little funky, but it is both. It has character. It is tastefully decorated. It is comfortable. And the service is great. Be sure to have your breakfast on...

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Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I have family in Cambridge, and so usually stay with them, but this time, they were away on their vacation, so I chose the Mary Prentiss Inn for my piéd-a-terre in Cambridge/Boston. Helpful and friendly staff, good breakfast, good location for walking about the Porter Square area, and above all, a homelike but elegant room up on the third floor...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The good news about the Mary Prentiss Inn is that it is very conveniently located to the Harvard Law School which made it the perfect choice for our daughter's graduation. The breakfast they serve is delicious and the coffee plentiful. It was quite nice of them to serve champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries to the guests and their families. On...

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 28 May 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 was pleasant, enjoyable, comfortable, and just about perfect. Our suite was with at loft for...

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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 May 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 for two travellers to deal with their stuff. I had to get out of bed...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 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 immediately with graciousness. The rooms are lovely, very comfortable, and immaculate; the breakfasts delicious; the...

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 15 May 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 here again.

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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 10 May 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. (Alliteration?!?!)

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 May 2014

This was the first time visiting Cambridge so I wasn't sure if my choice of location and accommodations was right. The Mary Prentiss Inn surpassed my expectations. The Inn was beautiful, extremely comfortable and well managed. I also found the location perfect as it was close to the Train and logically suited for visiting family and dining options. Highly recommend.

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“Room 9 in the old house is lovely and large, full of creaky charm.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust777, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book far in advance. The Inn is close to all the universities in Cambridge and fills up quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles U6158JVrobins, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms off the deck adjacent to the dining area are our favorite with woodburning fireplace and jacuzzi tub.”
 of 5 bubbles John_and_Michele, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There is a barking dog next door. Also, no elevator. If need be, ask to stay on the first floor to avoid stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 804martinen, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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