Cambridge, MA 

Prospect Place

 
112 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA 02139-2503 US
(800)769-5303
(617)864-7500
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Rates: $130 to $350
Total Rooms: 4
Overall Rating: 4.90625 hearts (32 reviews)

Description

Circa 1866. This 5,000-square-foot Italianate Victorian was owned by the same family for more than 100 years (until 1994). Located in the heart of Cambridge, the inn is within walking distance of Harvard University, MIT and the Boston Freedom Train Trolley Tours. The inn, including its three guest bedrooms, has a Victorian décor that makes the most of an eclectic collection of antiques, including two grand pianos in the parlor. Period details are evident throughout the charming inn, from classic archways to cut-glass windows and extraordinary marble fireplaces. The delightful breakfast is served in the Victorian dining room and includes a variety of freshly baked breads, pastries, scones and muffins, a fresh-fruit bowl, juices and eggs to order. Afternoon tea is available upon request. After breakfast, guests can head out on foot or grab the subway or bus, which are just a few minutes' walk from the inn, and explore the area's rich history. Metropolitan Boston is just across the river from the inn.Location: City/Urban.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $130 to $350
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, Travelers Checks and cash.
Rooms: This property has 4 total guest accommodations, 2 with private bath, 2 total suites, including 1 two-bedroom suite.
The types of beds available include King, Twin and Double.

Policies

Cancellation: Two weeks prior

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Full Gourmet Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Clock Radio, Central Air, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Desk, Hair Dryer, Telephone and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Laundry Facilities, Fax, Copy Machine and Television.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, Desk, FAX On-site, Gym Nearby, Iron/Ironing Board, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Television and Wireless Internet Access.

Activities

Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways and Meetings.
Other Activities: Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing and Sports Events, Major College.

Historic Interest

Significant 19th century Italianate house
Historic Awards: City Historical Site (Granted) and City Historic Restoration Award.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society and National Trust.
Historic sites nearby: Boston Freedom Trail (2 miles), Harvard University (3/4 mile), Longfellow House (1 mile), Hooper-Lee-Nichols House (1 mile), Mount Auburn Cemetery (2 miles), Boston Symphony Hall (1 mile), Fenway Park (2 miles), Mass. State House (2 miles), Boston's North End (3 miles)