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Prospect Place Bed and Breakfast

112 Prospect Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Innkeeper(s): Eric Huenneke

Madeline Room

$175.00 / $225.00 night

A quiet and cozy retreat.

The intimate Madeline Room, located on the second floor and at the back of the house, is furnished with an antique maple furniture with a double bed and desk and the original wide pine floors. The shower/bathroom opens from the cozy room through an inviting archway to reveal an antique vanity dresser with the original marble top from the house’s first bathroom and a custom dual marble shower.

  • Double bed
  • Writing desk
  • Antique vanity dresser/sink
  • Custom dual marble shower
  • Original wide pine floors

The Charles Suite

$199.00 / $275.00 night

Peaceful and private, garden level hideaway.

The Charles Suite, located on the lower garden level and towards the back of the house, is furnished with a king bed, cherry bureau, bedside stands and an elegant antique art deco-style dressing table with etched mirrors. The room is faux-painted in beautiful shades of grey-greens, yellows and plum with ash and cherry floors.

  • Large king bed
  • Hardwood floors
  • Contemporary marble and granite bathroom
  • Custom dual shower and bidet
  • Private adjoining sitting room
  • 42” Flat-Screen TV with DVD in sitting room
  • Additional sofa-bed for an extra guest
DVD Player

The Florence & Emma Suite

$175.00 / $400.00 night

French inspired and airy.

The spacious Florence & Emma Suite, on the second floor front overlooks the city street scene. This suite is decorated in a Victorian reproduction wallpaper, and is ideal for families of three to five people or two couples traveling together. The Florence portion has a massive antique brass double bed, a handsome wood daybed that will sleep one additional person, plus a writing desk and antique French armoire. For guests who prefer a king or twin beds, this suite also offers the choice of the adjoining Emma portion with painted French-inspired deco furniture. The bathroom for the exclusive use of the Florence & Emma Suite is located in the hallway. Comfortable, custom logo bathrobes are provided in this suite as in all the rooms.

  • Extra-long brass double bed (Florence)
  • Handsome additional daybed for extra guest (Florence)
  • Writing desk (Florence)
  • King or twin beds (Emma)
  • Comfortable upholstered chairs
  • Choice of suite or individual rooms
  • Policies


    There are no additional taxes or hidden fees on top of our listed rates and a generous, high-quality breakfast is included.

    $20.00 additional charge for one night booking if available.

    $25.00 additional charge for third person in Florence Room or Charles Suite.

    Two night minimum stay on most weekends and three night minimum stay during event weeks.

    Check-In & Check-Out

    Check-In: After 3 p.m. preferred

    Check-Out: by 11 a.m. (You are welcome to leave your bags in the foyer for later in the day departures.)

    We ask for a projected arrival time on the reservation request form in order have your room ready and be in to welcome you upon your arrival whenever possible. If your time changes a phone call updating us can be most helpful so we can make the necessary adjustments.

    Arrivals before check-in time are able to drop your luggage off and get a front door key. Please let us know in advanced.


    Smaller bed and breakfast inns are greatly affected by changes and cancellations in reservations, often having to turn away other prospective guests during busy weeks when we book up early.

    Should you need to cancel all or part of a reservation, we must receive notice no less than fourteen (14) days prior to your scheduled arrival date. For cancellations of all or partial reservations received less than fourteen (14) days prior to your current arrival date, you will be charged for any nights that we are not able to rebook. Please call us as soon as possible if you must cancel your stay with us. We realize that things do happen and plans do change. We will make every effort to re-rent the room for you.

    Reservations paid for with gift certificates are subject to the same cancellation policy.

    Early departures/late arrivals are considered cancellations and are subject to the same cancellation policies.

    No Smoking Policy

    We maintain a smoke-free environment for the comfort and safety of all our guests, maintenance and preservation of the furnishings and art. This is also a condition of our insurance policy. If you do smoke in your room, there will be a $250 deep cleaning fee added to your bill ... Please no smoking in rooms! You are welcome to smoke outside the house, either in the front or in the back yard.

  • Amenities

    • Complimentary full breakfast
    • Spacious and comfortable living/music room for reading and relaxing
    • Choice of room, suite, en suite, or semi-private bathroom
    • Internet Wifi
    • Central air conditioning
    • Melaleuca bath products & private label glycerin soaps
    • Custom logo robes/li>
    • Free parking available&
    • Walking distance to many fine restaurants