blue’s bed and breakfast                             



A quiet, friendly B&B that's walking distance to:

  • Harvard University
  • Lesley University
  • Harvard Observatory
  • Porter Square Red Line MBTA (the T) and the Commuter Rail station
blues bed and breakfast, cambridge ma near the harvard observatory
blues bed and breakfast, cambridge ma near the harvard observatory
Blue’s Bed and Breakfast
82 Avon Hill Street
Cambridge, MA

Whether you're in the Cambridge area for a conference or course, or visiting a son or daughter at college, this comfortable antiques-filled 1910 house in Cambridge's Avon Hill conservation district is your quiet, friendly home-away-from-home.

Just a few minutes' walk from the Porter Square subway station, Blue's Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located near the Harvard Observatory, Center for Astrophysics (CfA and Radcliffe Quad area), Harvard and Lesley Universities, with Tufts, MIT, and downtown Boston just a quick 'T' or train ride away.

Blue's Bed and Breakfast, once the home of "L'il Abner" cartoonist Al Capp, offers two big, sunny, comfortable third floor guest rooms. A healthy breakfast is served in the formal dining room or on the shady garden terrace.

  • Comfortable queen or king bed with firm mattress

  • Free WiFi in rooms

  • Air-conditioned guest rooms; (or fans and through breezes, if you prefer)

  • Flat screen cable television, alarm clocks, hair dryer in bedrooms.

  • Off-street garage parking, or on-street with visitor pass

  • Restaurants, theater, museums, galleries, live music,
    movies, and wonderful shopping all within easy walking distance

  • Affordable rates

After more than 2 decades, Innkeeper Blue Magruder left Earthwatch Institute to join the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Her house is filled with folk art from her Earthwatch research expedition travel. Her husband, also a Harvard alum, John Hurwitch, is a retired health-care consultant, sailor, and collector of photography and maritime books.


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