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Select Comfort beds, individually decorated, individually furnished
Select Comfort beds, individually decorated, individually furnished
Select Comfort beds, individually decorated, individually furnished
Select Comfort beds, individually decorated, individually furnished

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
443 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air Conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Hand sanitizer provided


Explore the area

Popular LocationHarvard University16 min walk
Popular LocationHarvard Square16 min walk
Popular LocationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)12 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)22 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Large Twin Sofa Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Large Twin Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Cambridge, Mary Prentiss Inn is in the historical district and near the airport. Kendall Square and The Freedom Trail are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Boston Common and Boston Public Garden. New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo are not to be missed. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harvard University - 16 min walk
  • Harvard Square - 16 min walk
  • Boston University - 11 min drive
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 12 min drive
  • Museum of Science - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • West Medford Station - 5 min drive
  • Porter Square Station - 6 min walk
  • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 22 min drive

About this property

Mary Prentiss Inn

3-star Cambridge bed & breakfast in Agassiz, near Harvard University
Along with free newspapers, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a garden and a lobby fireplace. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. All 20 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and Select Comfort beds. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find fireplaces and ceiling fans. Limited housekeeping is available.
Mary Prentiss Inn offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and designer toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Select Comfort mattresses. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

This Cambridge bed & breakfast provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends


  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Select Comfort bed


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • TV


  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone



Check-in from 3 PM - 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking
Tax ID - C0015780490
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-out is available
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Mary Prentiss Inn?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Mary Prentiss Inn?
Check-in is from 3 PM–9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this bed & breakfast?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Mary Prentiss Inn located?
Located in Agassiz, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Davis Square, Harvard University, and Harvard Square. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University are also within 3 mi (5 km). Porter Square Station is 6 minutes by foot and Harvard Square Station is 17 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Mary Prentiss Inn

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very charming inn with a delicious breakfast included

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Cozy Inn with a great breakfast!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Breakfast of eggs Florentine was amazing.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We had a very nice New Years Eve stay at the Mary Prentiss Inn. We wanted to stay in Cambridge, within walking distance of Club Passim in Harvard Square, for a New Years Eve performance. The room was beautiful and we had an excellent Breakfast the next morning. It was nice to have the parking below the building. Tea & cookies when we arrived were nice. Our only minor problem was coming back after the external doors were locked, both of our external door keys (locked after 10 PM) would not work on either the front door or the door from the parking area, But, we called the help number on the front door and were directed to the back door on the deck and the keys worked there. So we got in with minor inconvenience. And when we checked our, they were removing those keys from the rings. Highly recommend this B&B!

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

A beautiful historic property with unique amenities for the greater Boston area (like free onsite parking!) This room could have easily been priced double what we paid for the experience we had here and it would have still been a steal. Close walk to Porter square station, right off of Mass Ave so very convenient to restaurants and shopping. Breakfast provided was a tasty full hot breakfast cooked to order, and there is tea time in the afternoon with homemade cookies. This is a seriously homey and cozy B&B that we will definitely be coming back to!

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019