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Mary Prentiss Inn

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Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 25 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 12 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...

1Thank Canadiantraveller09
Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 9 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...

1Thank LarchFoodie
Clinton, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 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...

1Thank Paul V
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...

1Thank Steven P
Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 4 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...

Thank HappyTexans76
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.

3Thank Tom B
Hockessin, Delaware
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This was our second time staying at Mary Prentiss Inn. It's very quaint, tastefully decorated with all the comforts of home including an afternoon tea with treats. We stayed in one of the rooms off the deck and found the bed comfortable and cozy. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and pleasant. There is a full or continental sit-down...

1Thank 623DeniseH
Hardwick, NJ
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We were coming to Boston for a few days, and wanted an inn that served a good breakfast, and was convenient to the T. This fit the bill. My husband and I shared Suite 13 with our teenage son. It is a very nice room, with our queen size bed in a "loft", and my son using the pull-out sofa...

1Thank bookladyHardwick
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Comfortable and beautiful. Very helpful staff. Has parking which is great bonus and a lovely courtyard to have breakfast in the summer. They responded to my husband's dietary needs with such a desire to please, it was heartwarming.

Thank IngridMJ

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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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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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: RM802 - RM1,413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mary Prentiss Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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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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