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Address: 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA
Phone Number: 413/597-3131
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2nd College visitation

My wife came with us this time. The temperature was very cold as an arctic front was upon us. However, the view was beautiful, the students and staff were friendly and helpful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ridgefield, New Jersey
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Ridgefield, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife came with us this time. The temperature was very cold as an arctic front was upon us. However, the view was beautiful, the students and staff were friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a Musical performance by the Music Teachers.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Williams College welcomed me in mid of August, great weather and people. The college is located in a very small town where everyone seems to know each other. Very limited choices of restaurants, cafeteria shops but they are all good if available.

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Thank Dung P
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A quintessential New England town, with unexpected pluses Neat, well kept up, orderly, and compact with the right mix of funky shops and restaurants; most within an easy walk from hotels. The Clark Art Institute, built specifically to display the first-rate, world class collection of Sterling Clark, an heir to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, is home to extraordinary pieces... More 

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Thank Bostonbean2
Grafton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Williams College is my favorite small liberal arts college. I'd love to attend in my next life. Be sure to visit their brand new library which was architecturally integrated with the old archives. It is wonderful. We took a good friend from Japan to Williamstown and, given they don't have small liberal arts college towns in Japan, he was blown... More 

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Thank LakeRecluse
Mystic, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I was impressed with the level of care to the property, both internal and external. The student body seemed happy and healthy, which speaks to the faculty and staff. I, in turn, experienced very kind and attentive staff during my interactions. Thank you for educating our future with grace.

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Thank ExplorerGals
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

This little town is a great find. The buildings are amazing. You must go and enter the building that looks like a church. They have turned it into a sanctuary where anyone can go.

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Thank Bridget R
Marblehead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

If you are in Western MA you should make a stop in Williamstown for a day or two to visit the beautiful campus of Williams College. The museum, library and other buildings are amazing and it is worth a visit to the # 1 Liberal Arts college in the country. The town, surrounding museums, scenic drives and hikes are an... More 

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Rated the number 1 liberal arts college of the United States, it offers an enticing array of features to capture the attention of the weekender, including theater (all seasons) art (not only The Clark and too often overlooked the Williams College Art Museum) college-sponsored lectures, and scenic mountains that attract hikers and skiers.

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Thank Sam H
Barnard, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

As frequent visitors each summer and fall - we subscribe to the Theatre Festival - I have trouble keeping the town and the college apart. Williams College seems to have a positive influence if not a controlling one over virtually every aspect of the town. It is all highly concentrated, absolutely delightful and warrants return visits.

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Thank Ted W
McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

OK, we are biased. Our daughter is attending. We adore this place. The campus is quaint and beautiful. The school is exceptional, the best liberal arts colleges in the nation. And it's in the Berkshires! We look forward to many return visits over the next 4 years.

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