Carolyn's Bed & Breakfast

102 Holworthy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Innkeeper(s): Carolyn Fantasia
  • Introduction

    Carolyn's Bed & Breakfast - Cambridge (Boston area), MassachusettsCarolyn's Bed & Breakfast located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a renovated 1850 New England Salt Box house. The two guest rooms have private baths, TV, AC and telephone access.

    The inviting décor has interesting objects and reflects Carolyn's eclectic taste. The house is a five minute walk to Fresh Pond Reservoir, for jogging/walking and to Mount Auburn Cemetery, famous for its beautiful gardens. Huron Village with charming shops and restaurants is a 15 minute walk. It is located 1/2 mile from Mt Auburn Hospital.

    Bus service to Harvard Square is a five minute walk away, connecting to the subway "T" system providing service to Boston, Logan airport and outlying areas. Or stroll down Brattle Street a 25 minute walk to Harvard.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Carolyn Fantasia for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    My location, close to their families, proximity to Harvard University.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Good breakfast. Unusual decor. My location, extremely quiet.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Cambridge and Boston are beautiful and interesting.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    The décor.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Visit Harvard, MIT, Freedom Trail, Museums, Ferry to Salem and small islands near Boston.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Harvard Square, Fresh Pond, Mt Auburn Cemetery, restaurants, public transportation.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Sofra and Lentil.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? and boston walking tours.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    2 room, both with private baths.

    Do you accept pets?


  • Meet The Innkeeper

    Born and raised in the Boston area. Raised four sons in upstate New York. Studied ceramics at Elmira College & Alfred University. Owned and operated a boutique in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA for 12 years. Developed a porcelain jewelry and a functional ceramic line, sold in local galleries as well as my boutique. Started a B&B in home 4 years ago. Working ceramic studio located in home. Have always maintained a strong interest in design which is reflected in my home.