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
82 Avon Hill Street
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.
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
- 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
- Restaurants, theater, museums, galleries,
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.