Located in Cambridge, this bed & breakfast is a half-mile from Harvard Museum of Natural History, and 1 mile from Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Harvard Square is 1.5 miles from the hotel, while Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 3 miles away.
Mary Prentiss Inn occupies a restored Neo-classical mansion, built in 1843 by architect William A. Saunders as a wedding gift for his son William, and his son's wife, Mary Prentiss. This Cambridge bed & breakfast is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast daily, on the seasonal terrace or in the parlor with a fireplace. The hotel provides afternoon tea, coffee, and homemade cookies or pastries. The lobby includes complimentary newspapers. Business services are available, and free parking is on site. Guests can use a nearby fitness facility at a discount.
Air-conditioned guestrooms at Mary Prentiss Inn are individually decorated in an early American style. Beds provide pillowtop mattresses and cotton sheets. TVs are equipped with cable channels. Local calls and wired and wireless Internet access are complimentary. Bathrooms include hair dryers and designer toiletries. Rooms offer windows that open, irons/ironing boards, and digital alarm clocks with MP3 players. Some rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. All rooms are non-smoking.