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Mary Prentiss Inn

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6 Prentiss St, Cambridge, MA 02140-2212 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews porter square breakfast and afternoon tea historic house harvard square mass ave highly recommend this b b quiet street minute walk underground parking wet bar every afternoon jacuzzi tub breakfast was delicious the ground floor harvard law school first floor t station
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We spent 2 nights at the Mary Prentiss and it was a refreshing step into history. Even the aroma drifting up the staircase (be sure you can haul your bags up 3 flights if you're on the top floor) reminded me of reading Jane Austen...More

Thank HikerBob66
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I stayed at the MPI for one night, alas, as I would have enjoyed more time. I was in town for a conference (at Lesley U, just a few blocks away) and so the Inn was just a respite in between sessions. I stayed in...More

Thank ParisTourist
Reviewed 8 July 2017

In town with my daughter for college visits--nicely situated right in the middle between MIT and Harvard--an easy walk to the Portman Square T stop. We had a wonderful stay here! Absolutely beautiful inn, with wonderful, welcoming touches. Our room was fabulous--spacious, clean, and beautifully...More

Thank KCHWriter
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The fact that we were able to procure a room was a minor miracle. The MPI is quite popular. If you want to stay there make your reservation early. The staff is quite accommodating and affable. The breakfast is varied and quite good. Our room...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A horrible experience. The jacuzzi worked noisily on it own without anyone starting it. The wifi worked in bouts of minutes. Mostly it didn't. The person at the reception in the evening was rude and every complaint was answered with "We never had this problem...More

2  Thank Dan G
Response from MaryPrentissInn, Manager at Mary Prentiss InnResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Dan, Thank you for your review. I am very surprised to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us as you remained with us for 2 more nights after you posted your review. I was also unaware that you were unhappy with...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$180 - US$376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$180 - US$376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (115)
Room & Suite (63)
Dining (19)
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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.
Loretta P
13 April 2016|
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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"There is no elevator so if you have a hard time navigating stairs I suggest a first floor room."
2 weeks ago
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"I'd try to get something other than the one of the front rooms by the main door."
1 Aug 2018
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"the room I stayed in has wooden floor and it made lots of noise."
10 May 2018
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"All rooms are great but some need to be reached by stairs"
2 Apr 2018
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