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Mary Prentiss Inn

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I made a short trip to Cambridge for business at both MIT and Harvard and found the Mary Prentiss Inn a very convenient and relaxing alternative to the usual business hotel. The French doors of my room (number 6, I believe) opened onto a very...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very convenient location on quiet street near Porter square. Even though my room was next to the front door I wasn't disturbed by people coming in and out. I was really charmed by their courtyard. Very tastefully done and a lovely peaceful place for breakfast...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Great place to stay, really handy for visiting Harvard, but also for easily getting into central Boston. Lovely old ( c1843 ) Colonial style house in a short side street off Mass Ave. Turn left and it's a short walk to Harvard Square, turn right...More

Thank cooperwolves
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Our second stay here the past few years. Still excellent. Breakfast is good. Quiet. Great plantings and flowers. Easy walk to Porter Square or Harvard. Hubway bikes for rent very near. Many restaurants nearby. Happy we stayed here again.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Really enjoyed my stay at the Mary Prentiss Inn this last week. Location: They're a block away from good espresso (Simon's Coffee Shop) and a decent bottle shop (University Wine Shop). Only a few minutes to walk over to the Porter metro stop. An easy,...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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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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US$ 223 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
14 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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