Book your room at Mary Prentiss Inn

Room type

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Greek Revival-style bed & breakfast in Cambridge

With a stay at Mary Prentiss Inn in Cambridge, you'll be in the historical district and convenient to Harvard Law School and Harvard Square.

This bed & breakfast is close to Boston University and Fenway Park.

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. Conveniences include phones and irons/ironing boards.

Make use of convenient amenities, which include a fireplace in the lobby and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

A complimentary continental breakfast is included.

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

Show more

Hotel Amenities

Hotel 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
  • Total number of rooms - 20
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Free self parking
  • Offsite parking reservations required
Show more


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Free WiFi
  • 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
Show recreation options

Hotel 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:

Special Instructions: Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 9 PM.

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


Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Show all policies
Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?