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Near Harvard Square
This Cambridge bed & breakfast is a half-mile from Harvard Museum of Natural History. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is 1 mile away. Harvard Square is 1.5 miles from the hotel.
Mary Prentiss Inn occupies a restored 1843 Greek Revival-style mansion. The bed & breakfast serves a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, as well as afternoon tea and cookies.
Guestrooms at Mary Prentiss Inn feature early American decor and beds with pillowtop mattresses. TVs come with cable channels. Local calls and wireless Internet access are complimentary.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Mary Prentiss Inn
Bed & Breakfast Amenities
Architect William A. Saunders built this Neo-classical mansion, now the Mary Prentiss Inn, as a wedding gift for his son William, and his son's wife, Mary Prentiss, in 1843. The restored Greek Revival-style inn is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Mary Prentiss Inn serves a complimentary continental breakfast each morning on the seasonal terrace or in the parlor with a fireplace. This Cambridge bed & breakfast provides complimentary afternoon tea, coffee, and homemade cookies or pastries daily. The hotel offers business services and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Guests have access to a nearby fitness facility at a discount. Onsite parking is free.
- Free breakfast
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Fireplace in lobby
- Year Built 1843
- Smoke-free property
- Free WiFi
- Total number of rooms - 20
- Number of floors - 3
- Free self parking
- Offsite parking reservations required
Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Offsite parking reservations required
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Limited housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Shower only
- Cable TV service
- Designer toiletries
- Iron/ironing board
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
- Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Where to Eat
Mary Prentiss Inn serves afternoon tea, as well as a complimentary continental breakfast each morning on the seasonal terrace or in the parlor with a fireplace.
Nearby Things to Do
Guests have access to a nearby fitness facility at a discount.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
Bed & Breakfast Policies
Check-in time ends at 9 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Guests who would like a parking space during their stay must call ahead to reserve a spot.
Bed & Breakfast Name
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