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Mary Prentiss Inn, Cambridge

3-star3 stars
6 Prentiss St., Cambridge, MA, 02140, United States of America

3-star B&B, convenient to Semitic Museum
  • Free continental breakfast, free Internet, and free parking
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From 359 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Awesome vibe
Tasty breakfast
Good internet service

Mary Prentiss Inn, Cambridge

from $289
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Mary Prentiss Inn, Cambridge


  • In Agassiz
  • Semitic Museum - 15 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 16 min walk
  • Harvard University - 16 min walk
  • Tufts University - 39 min walk
  • Harvard Law School - 8 min walk
  • Davis Square - 12 min walk
  • Somerville Theatre - 21 min walk

Getting around

  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 11 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 17 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 28 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 33 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 34 min drive
  • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
  • Belmont Station - 6 min drive
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 6 min drive
  • Porter Square Station - 6 min walk
  • Harvard Square Station - 17 min walk
  • Davis Station - 21 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1843
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free wired Internet
  • Phone

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Guests who would like a parking space during their stay must call ahead to reserve a spot.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 85 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Charming B & B, friendly people, homey feel, excellent breakfast, convenient
Ellen, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
The need for heat
The check-in was very casual and the check-in clerk seemed to have limited interest in good service. Also, the first room I was allocated had no heat and it took 45 minutes to try to resolve this and then get a new room. Everything else was lovely - great room (eventually), great breakfast , great area
Geoffrey, us2 night trip
Good 6.0
Clean Room & Good Breakfast, but VERY Steep Steps.
Everything was very clean, and the breakfast was good. Good location near the Harvard campus and not far from public transit. Historic house. But I was sent to a 3rd floor room that had very steep, spiral stairs and a teeny tiny bathroom. I'm 63. I should have been warned that my room was meant for a small, young billy goat.
Marilyn, usOther trip
Good 6.0
Great hotel, great location. My complaints are likely specific to our visit and situation (like coming back at 11pm to a room with broken AC after an 80-degree day). I would still recommend it to anyone in the area and would likely stay again.
Andrew, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Gracious guest house in Cambrhdgf
This is a lovely, restored property in a cool Cambridge neighborhood. Welcoming and private, with lots of attention given to guest services
Joan, us1 night business trip

Mary Prentiss Inn, Cambridge

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