A Bed and Breakfast in Cambridge, MA
Bed and Breakfast in Cambridge, MA

Directions

We recommend public transportation! From the airport it is free and an hour door to door. We have excellent bus and subway transportation in Greater Boston. Use google maps or www.mbta.com to find your best route for the time you need. You may buy a pass for $18.00 for 7 days with unlimited travel on Subway, Local Bus, Inner Harbor Ferry, and Commuter Rail Zone 1A. 7-Day Pass valid for 7 days from the date and time of purchase. If you need your car for frequent day trips, call us at 617-868-7082.  We save many guests hundreds of dollars.

Driving Directions to A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge

A. Approaches to Cambridge

  1. From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East and West: Take the Cambridge/Brighton exit and cross the Charles River. Take the immediate left on Rt. 2 (Memorial Drive) at the Shell and Mobil gas stations and continue as described below in B.
  2. From Route 2 East: Take Route 2, which becomes Memorial Drive, along the north side of the Charles River. Continue as described below in B.
  3. From Cape Cod and Routes 3 and 93 North: Take Rt. 3 north into Boston and exit at Storrow Drive. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow Storrow Drive along the left (south) side of the Charles River four miles to the Harvard Square exit. Cross the Charles River and continue as described in B.
  4. From Logan Airport: Exit the airport. Turn left (south) toward Boston through the tunnel ($3 toll). At the tunnel exit, keep in the left lane and take the second right to the expressway north (I-93). Exit the expressway at Storrow Drive. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow Storrow Drive along the left (south) side of the Charles River four miles to the Harvard Square exit. Cross the Charles River and continue as described in B.
  5. From Route I-93 South: Exit at Storrow Drive. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow Storrow Drive along the left (south) side of the Charles River four miles to the Harvard Square exit. Cross the Charles River and continue as described in B.

B. Directions Within Cambridge

  1. At the Harvard Square exit from Storrow Drive (on the south side of the Charles River) and the Harvard Square sign from Memorial Drive (on the north side of the Charles), take J. F. Kennedy Street two blocks to the center of Harvard Square. As you drive through the Square, the Harvard Coop is on your left, and the T (subway) stop and Out Of Town News kiosk are on your right. Bear right around Harvard Yard; go through the underpass staying in the left lane, passing the fire station on the right. Go straight up Cambridge Street, three short blocks to 1657 Cambridge Street, a three story yellow wood building on the left, directly across from the large trees on your right.
  2. Limited parking is available on the street . There are about 15 public free but non-reservable parking places in front of our house and  across the street towards Harvard Square and another 50 metered places beginning 1/4 block away which have free parking 20:00 to 8 am.  Best time to park is 15:00 to 17:00 or after 21:00. If you need your car for frequent day trips, call us. We save many guests hundreds of dollars. Should you need a parking lot the one at Alewife Station is ten minutes away and costs $7 a day.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

Directions from Bus and Train stations, take Red Line subway at South Station and continue directions below  at #2.

DIRECTIONS FROM LOGAN AIRPORT TO A BED & BREAKFAST IN CAMBRIDGE

Route via subway to Harvard Square and walk or taxi to Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge.

This route is best if you do not have much luggage, since it takes you to Harvard Square by subway. The walk is through Harvard College Yard and is very nice.

  1. Take the Silver Line bus from your terminal at the airport for FREE as the government encourages  public transit.  One the way back it costs $2.50 including the entire cost from your airline terminal to Harvard Square.
  2. Take the subway red line train inbound towards Alewife. to Harvard Square.
  3. Get off at Harvard Square and go up the nearest escalator. Go through the turnstiles and then up the stairway on the left
  4. You may walk seven minutes following directions in #5. Or take bus #69 which stops 50 feet from the subway exit. Go two stops for $2.00. A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge is just across the street, a yellow house #1657 Cambridge Street.
  5. Leave the station and walk to A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge. The shortest and most scenic route is north through Harvard Yard toward the Harvard Science Center. At the Science Center bear right so that Memorial Hall/Sanders Theater/Loker Commons[ a large brick church like building with a tower and gargoyles] is on your left. Continue down Cambridge Street as it emerges on your right from an underpass. Pass the central Cambridge fire station on the right, the Harvard architecture department’s Gund Hall on the left, and the Harvard International Studies Center on the left.
  6. A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge is located on the left (north) side of Cambridge Street, beyond Irving Street and before Trowbridge Street, which both enter Cambridge Street from the left. There is no sign on the street because we do not accept walk-in guests. Ring the bell for number 3.

DIRECTIONS FROM LOGAN AIRPORT TO A BED & BREAKFAST IN CAMBRIDGE

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Route via subway and bus with minimum walking.

This route is best if you have baggage since it takes you by subway to the bus and then by bus to a bus stop just in front of A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge.

  1. Take the Silver Line bus from your terminal at the airport for FREE as the government supports this use. This includes the entire cost from your airline terminal to Harvard Square. The way back costs $2.50.
  2. Take the subway red line train inbound towards Alewife. to Harvard Square.
  3. Get off at Harvard Square and go up the nearest escalator. Go through the turnstiles and then up the stairway on the left
  4. Take bus #69 which stops 50 feet from the subway exit. Go two stops for $2.00. A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge is just across the street, a yellow house #1657 Cambridge Street.
  5. Ask the driver to let you off at Trowbridge Street.
  6. At the Trowbridge Street stop, walk in the direction the bus was traveling across Trowbridge Street. A Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge is the yellow building the second house from Trowbridge Street. There is no sign on the street because we do not accept walk-in guests. Ring the bell for number 3.