Hotels in Cambridge Near Porter T

1484271751_08_thumbs_upRecommended Hotel: Mary Prentiss Inn
Why: Charming B&B, Free Parking, Free Afternoon Tea and Breakfast

The Mary Prentiss Inn is the only inn that is in walking distance of the Porter Square MBTA station. It’s perfect if you’re seeking out the quintessential New England inn experience while still being in the city. The average nightly rate of $166 is on par with other hotels in the area. Parking and WiFi are both free. Guests also rave about the complimentary tea and cookies in the afternoon. The complimentary breakfast is a choice of the daily hot breakfast special or continental breakfast that includes cereal and yogurt.

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Mary Prentiss Inn

Weekday Avg. Rate $168
Weekend Avg. Rate $164

About the Cambridge Neighborhood

Who is best for this location?

Foodies and fans of the performing arts.

Just north of Harvard, the Davis Square neighborhood is a cultural hub popular with college students from nearby Tufts and Boston universities. Numerous theaters, galleries, restaurants, and boutiques make it a fun place to spend time.


Davis Square is quickly becoming a sought-after destination for foodies. Redbones Barbecue serves some of the best barbecue you can find in Boston, the brisket is a crowd favorite. Nearby, Martsa on Elm serves traditional dishes from the Himalayas like vegetable momos, curries, and Tibetan sweet rice. If you’re looking for a meal and an activity, the Flatbread Company at Sacco’s Bowl Haven serves up wood-fired pizzas in at a candlepin bowling alley. The Burren is a great place to listen to live music and have a beer.


For things to do, the Somerville Theater shows independent films every evening. Johnny D’s hosts concerts regularly, including a live jazz brunch. Music lovers should visit in the fall if you want to experience HONK!, a festival of activist street bands.

Mary Prentiss Inn – Porter Square

Weekday Avg. Rate $168
Weekend Avg. Rate $164

Hotel Specs

Closest Station4 Blocks
WifiFree Wifi
BreakfastFree Buffet. Cold Items
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymNo gym. Discount to local fitness center
PoolNo pool
Room TypeStandard. King, Queen, Doubles