Mary Prentiss Inn - Cambridge

6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, United States, 02140  show map
 3 stars
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Mary Prentiss Inn - Cambridge

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Meeting facilities

Business services

Breakfast
Wheelchair access

Overview

Mary Prentiss Inn is a 3-star unique property offering an individual accommodation steps away from Apple Cinemas, John F. Kennedy Park and Stata Center. The hotel opened its doors in 1843 and was remodeled in 2003.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. A museum and a theater lie a short distance away.

Harvard Square underground station is within 10 minutes' walking distance from the property. The hotel lies within 10 km of Logan International airport.

Rooms

There are 20 guestrooms featuring standard double room and suite equipped with free wireless internet, multi-channel television, a writing table, a private safe and a personal computer. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a rich continental breakfast. Guests will find the café Super Fusion Cuisine within a 5-minute walk.

Services

Mary Prentiss Inn provides guesets with ironing service and newspaper service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Fireplace
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Fireplace in room
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Mary Prentiss Inn - Cambridge Cambridge location
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Hotel Address:

6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, United States, 02140

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City Center
  • Cambridge
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yawkey
    2.8 mi
  • Back Bay
    3.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    4300 ft
  • Central Square Station
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Boca Grande Taqueria Mass Ave (cuisine: Mexican)
    300 ft
  • Simon's Coffee Shop
    200 ft
Parks
  • Cambridge Common
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

Mary Prentiss Inn photos Room
Suite
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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A cable TV is in this suite. A hairdryer is available in the en suite bathroom.

Room facilities
    Mary Prentiss Inn photos Room
    Standard Queen Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    This room offers free Wi-Fi and a satellite TV. A hairdryer and ironing facilities are included.

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Mary Prentiss Inn - Cambridge Cambridge location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, United States, 02140

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cambridge
        4600 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Yawkey
        2.8 mi
      • Back Bay
        3.4 mi
      Underground stations
      • Harvard Square Station
        4300 ft
      • Central Square Station
        1.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Boca Grande Taqueria Mass Ave (cuisine: Mexican)
        300 ft
      • Simon's Coffee Shop
        200 ft
      Parks
      • Cambridge Common
        900 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        20

      Mary Prentiss Inn Location

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      Monuments and Landmarks

      Historical sites

      • Cambridge Historical Society - 4000 ft

      Museums

      Parks

      • Danehy Park - 4000 ft

      Halls

      • Masonic Lodge - 700 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Lesley College - 1400 ft
      • Astrophysics Center - 2000 ft
      • Weston School of Theology - 3000 ft
      • Harvard University Stdnt Empl - 3000 ft
      • Yenghing Library - 3000 ft
      • Harvard University Reunion Ofc - 4000 ft
      • Harvard University Housing Ofc - 4000 ft
      • Muscular Therapy Institute - 4000 ft

      College Campuses

      Local attractions

      • Fresh Pond Reservation - 1.3 mi
        250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge
      • Stata Center - 2.1 mi
        Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
      • Charles River - 2.5 mi
        Cambridge, MA
      • MIT Museum - 1.9 mi
        265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
      • Mystic River Reservation - 2.2 mi
        Mystic Valley Parkway, Somerville

      Near the hotel

      • Cambridge Common - 900 ft
        Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
      • Harvard Museum of Natural History - 2300 ft
        26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
      • Longfellow House National Historic Site - 3600 ft
        105 Brattle St, Cambridge
      • Arthur M. Sackler Museum - 3800 ft
        485 Broadway, Cambridge
      • Porter Square - 1800 ft
        Cambridge, MA
      • Peabody Museum - 2600 ft
        Harvard University, Cambridge
      • Harvard Art Museums - 3800 ft
        485 Broadway, Cambridge

      Restaurants nearby

      • Boca Grande Taqueria Mass Ave - 300 ft

        Address: 1728 Massachusetts Ave
        Phone: 617 354 7400

        63% likes this, based on 45 reviews
        Cuisine: Mexican
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 21

      • Tory Row - 300 ft

        Address: 3 Brattle St
        Phone: 617-876-8769

        59% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 11 - USD 16

      • Changsho Restaurant - 400 ft

        Address: 1712 Massachusetts Ave
        Phone: 6175476565

        71% likes this, based on 76 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum
        Price Range: USD 2 - USD 42

      • Simon's Coffee Shop - 200 ft

        Address: 1736 Massachusetts Avenue
        Phone: -617-497-7766

        74% likes this, based on 39 reviews
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 11

      • Addis Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant - 300 ft

        Address: 1755 Massachusetts Ave
        Phone: 617-441-8727

        59% likes this, based on 39 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        20
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      Mary Prentiss Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mary Prentiss Inn

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 62 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        8.8

        New England old style, comfortable and cozy. Great high tea and breakfeast.

      • Single
        8.8

        It was conveniently located and had parking.

        The air conditioner was so loud I had to turn it off in order to sleep.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        I liked our room - beautifully decorated. Air Conditioning worked well, bathroom was well appointed. I loved the back deck w/ tables for sipping a glass of wine or having breakfast in good weather.

        A bit noisy one morning at 5:15 a.m. in the hallway outside my room (adjacent to the dining area/check-in).

      • Single
        9.2

        A beautiful inn with excellent staff. Very personal, almost home feeling. Great breakfasts every morning and afternoon teas are things to enjoy. I liked the location very close to Porter square T station and hence an excellent access to Harvard, MIT and Boston downtown. The neighborhood was rather calm although numerous shops, restaurants, cafes etc. can be found around.

        The room might be a bit small for someone, not an issue for me though. The airconditioning was too loud to sleep while turned on.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Nice and quiet Place

        The fact that they didn t accept a late check out

      • Single
        10.0

        Comfort, location, quiet, calm, aesthetically pleasing. Relaxing. Extremely convenient.

        Nothing. I liked everything.

      • Single
        8.8

        The tea and cookies (wonderful chocolate chip, am still dreaming about them) in the afternoon, and the excellent breakfast. The wonderful decor. The helpful staff.

        The cleaning left a bit to be desired--my tub wasn't cleaned properly on at least one of the four days I was there.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Very charming decor in keeping with a historic house.

        Limited parking, though we were lucky enough to have a space, and were able to request one in advance.

      • Single
        8.2

        It was a great location for my needs, lovely friendly staff, cosy, clean and lovely atmosphere

        for the time of year my room was cold...and for a tourist not knowing his way around the had know local map to offer me, and the staff I spoke to was not able to help me find what I was looking for although she was friendly and polite...

      • Single
        6.2

        my room was quiet. Open fire at breakfast

        they took my cheque card for an imprint but deducted the full amount for a five day stay without telling me first. The manger wrote rather aggresively in response to my comments on this to the desk staff. The room heaters are very noisy indeed, and there didnt appear to be central heating apart from these heaters.

      • Couple
        9.6

        Excellent breakfast; complimentary afternoon tea/coffee and cookies were a real treat. Friendly and helpful staff. Free WiFi; Room was very comfortable.

        More of a comment: the Inn is furnished in keeping with its historic status, travelers used to the excessive features of modern hotels be aware!

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The staff was very friendly and the breakfasts were outstanding.

        The street directly outside the Inn was being worked on and was very noisy early in the morning. I think guests should have been warned of this work in advance which had been going on for some weeks.

      • Single
        9.6

        Location, hotel decoration, staff friendliness

        The room number 1 is very noisy, I couldn't sleep the first night but they change me room for the rest of my stay and there were no problem after that.

      • Single
        9.0

        Very welcoming and had a lot of charm. I ended up staying in 2 rooms, and each had its own character.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        It's a very nice place, far from the US hotel/motel standard room. It's cosy, comfortable and the people there, are very nice.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Mary Prentiss Inn - Cambridge Cambridge location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, United States, 02140

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cambridge
        4600 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Yawkey
        2.8 mi
      • Back Bay
        3.4 mi
      Underground stations
      • Harvard Square Station
        4300 ft
      • Central Square Station
        1.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Boca Grande Taqueria Mass Ave (cuisine: Mexican)
        300 ft
      • Simon's Coffee Shop
        200 ft
      Parks
      • Cambridge Common
        900 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        20