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Mary Prentiss Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Albany, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The Inn is very attractive and has a good location in Cambridge. We were told that the last room available for that weekend (room 17) was somewhat "oddly shaped," which sounded fine. It turned out to be built into the eaves of the top floor, in such a way that the shower is in the slope of the roof and...

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Galilee
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The inn is located between Harvard and Porter Squares, an ideal spot for visitors to Cambridge. It is right off Mass Ave, but the street is quiet. The property is charming, decorated with care. A delicious breakfast (2 choices) is served in a nice setting; weather provided, you can also have it outside. The staff was very friendly and the...

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Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 30 September 2015

My husband and I stayed here for four days. We went to Boston to celebrate our anniversary where we met 37 years ago and wanted a really special place to stay. After reading reviews from several Boston and Cambridge hotels, we decided to stay here because we liked the coziness, ambiance and convenient location. Our room was excellent, nicely decorated,...

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Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2015

The last time I stayed at the Mary Prentiss Inn, the property has a different owner. The location is still great. The inn itself looks the same and was fairly quiet. However, the staff is not helpful. We asked about restaurants, etc and we did not get any real feedback. They seemed understaffed. I stayed there for 5 days and...

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British Columbia
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This historic inn is in a great location in Cambridge, with an easy walk to the Porter Square T station and locations in and around Harvard University. When we arrived to drop off our luggage before returning our rental car, the receptionist Shelby gave us a warm welcome and was very helpful in giving us directions. The complimentary morning breakfast...

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Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I was reluctant to write this review because I don't want more people to discover this gem of an inn in Cambridge - am afraid it will become harder to get reservations! This is a very classy B&B . . . I've only stayed there once, so have only seen one room. #6 was very nicely appointed and spotless. I...

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Clinton, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The Mary Prentiss Inn is a quiet and restful place, particularly welcome after a tiring day in Boston and Cambridge. The food was great, and the afternoon cupcakes were among the tastiest that I've ever eaten. There is plenty of comfortable outdoor seating in a courtyard full of plants. The overall skillful design of the property makes it easy to...

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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I have been fortunate enough to find this jewell on Prentiss St in Cambridge Ma. I live outside of the Cambridge area, but whether it is weather related or pleasure purposes, I love staying at the Mary Prentiss Inn. Lisa the Inn keeper/ manager is always so helpful to make sure I have everything I need. The staff is always...

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Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I think I had been expecting a little too much from the Mary Prentiss Inn. I had read so many great reviews and was expecting a top notch inn. Unfortunately, it falls a little short of excellent. Lisa, who greeted us, was friendly and helpful. The rest of the staff - not so much. The breakfast arrangement is strange. You...

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Dracut Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Went here for one night to visit a friend who was bartending. Everything from start to finish was excellent. Great room, free afternoon cakes and coffee, free breakfast, which was superb. Only thing, when we were checking we felt the girl did not want to be there. Not overfriendly.

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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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