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Purple Gables

232 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Purple Gables
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Davis, California
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Purple Gables earlier this month and enjoyed our visit very much. We were greeted by Linde, the proprietor, who was friendly and cheery. She had set out crackers and cheese for us, which were much appreciated as we arrived around 7:30 and had not yet had dinner. The suite was large, airy, and... More 

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Lynda F, Owner at Purple Gables, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure having you! Lynda More 

So Cal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Found this quaint, lovely B&B while searching for a place to stay during Mount Holyoke's graduation weekend. I'm just sorry I didn't find it sooner! Lynda is a wonderful hostess and made us feel so welcomed and comfortable. Her breakfasts were amazing and quite gourmet. She has plenty of snacks and drinks available to partake from during your stay. Her... More 

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Lynda F, Owner at Purple Gables, responded to this review

It was lovely having you and your mom stay with us. I especially appreciated your brother's garden expertise. Too bad it was, indeed, a weed! More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at the Purple Gables during our recent trip to the Amherst area to tour colleges. It was a perfect fit for us. We had just stayed at a busy boutique hotel in downtown Boston so it was wonderful to have a quiet relaxing place to come to. Lynda's breakfasts were some of the best food... More 

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Lynda F, Owner at Purple Gables, responded to this review

It was such fun having you here. I look forward to your next visit! More 

United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We spent four nights at Purple Gables and were made to feel so welcome by Lynda. Our room was extremely comfortable and lacked for nothing. The breakfasts were amazing!! Lynda was very helpful in suggesting places to visit and providing interesting information. Purple Gables is walking distance to the centre of Amherst which has lots of good places to eat... More 

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Thanks so much. It was delightful having you as guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our recent stay at the Purple Gables exceeded our expectations of a B & B. The suite is beautiful, comfortable, immaculately clean & thoughtfully appointed. Lynda is a wonderful host: smart, funny, knowledgeable & exceptionally helpful (Thanks again, Lynda– you rock!) If all that weren't enough – she is an awesome cook! Hands down, the best B & B breakfasts,... More 

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Lynda F, Owner at Purple Gables, responded to this review

It was great fun having you at The Purple Gables. I look forward to your next visit! More 

Boothbay, Maine
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Perfect stay for our family of four... enjoyed having our wine outside by the gardens, walking to town for dinner, coffee on the front porch watching the sunrise through the trees, daily visits from the Portuguese and "Puerto Rican" water dogs, and above all the delicious breakfast served by our sweet host Lynda. She accommodated our gluten free diet with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The Purple Gables is a fantastic place. I stayed there with my elderly father and my 13 year old son, we were all very comfortable. Lynda is a terrific chef, and incredibly caring and thoughtful. We are totally taken care of and enjoyed fabulous breakfasts! It is beautiful, there is lovely local art work on the wall. It is clean... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Perfect place to stay, very pretty, very comfortable. Lynda was so nice and she makes a great breakfast. House is just a mile outside of town so very easy to get around. Will stay again for sure next year!

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a delightful overnight stay thanks to Lynda and her gracious and professional hospitality. The suite is spacious, clean and equipped with everything you could possibly wish for your comfort and relaxation. Lynda goes out of her way to welcome you, feed you and treat you to comfortable and impeccable service. The location is perfect for visiting the Amherst... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

This adorable B&B is a great room for a few friends to get together for a weekend. It can sleep up to four people and has a little private living room, one double bed, one twin bed in a separate room and a pull out couch. Every amenity has been thought of from robes and slippers to wonderful snacks available... More 

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