Mary Prentiss Inn

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
6 Prentiss St., Cambridge, MA, 02140, United States of America
4.5 out of 5 rating 448 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Mary Prentiss Inn, you'll be centrally located in Cambridge, a 5-minute drive from Tufts University and 7 minutes from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This bed & breakfast is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Harvard University and 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Harvard Square.


Make yourself at home in one of the 20 individually decorated guestrooms. Your room comes with a Select Comfort bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and a fireplace in the lobby.


A complimentary continental breakfast is served on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Harvard University - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Harvard Square - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Somerville Theatre - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Tufts University - 3.2 km / 2 mi
MIT Museum - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Kendall Square - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Brighton Music Hall - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Boston University - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Assembly Row - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Cambridgeside Galleria - 4.9 km / 3 mi
Agganis Arena - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Museum of Science - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Paradise Rock Club - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base) - 15.5 km / 9.6 mi
Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 20.1 km / 12.5 mi
Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 39.9 km / 24.8 mi
Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 41.4 km / 25.7 mi

The preferred airport for Mary Prentiss Inn is Logan Intl. Airport (BOS).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

  • 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

  • This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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.

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.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Garden
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Offsite parking reservations required
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby