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232 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
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Purple Gables
Ranked #4 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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ny
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

my daughter and I spent a college weekend in Mass.Our home base was "the purple gables B&B. Lovely,clean,comfortable...Similar to a little apartment.We wanted for nothing.Two bedrooms,comfortable sleeping.Engaging hostess/inn keeper....A breakfast fit for royalty Truly a restful charming little home.....Thanks to Linda

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Although just a brief visit, we couldn't have asked for a more attentive, warm and interested host. Lynda went out of her way to make us feel right at home even though we were tired after a long days drive including catching the last tour at Emily Dickinson's house. It was delightful to relax in the impressive flower-filled rear garden... More 

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San Francisco
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10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Do I even need to chime in with yet another 5 star review for Lynda?? Purple Gables is lovely, conveniently located, tastefully decorated, and yes, the breakfasts are superb. Our family of 4 was very comfortable here, with one kid on the sofa bed and one in the private single room. But the best part is having such a personality-filled... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Lynda really looks after her guests! The suite is really comfortable and the property is very convbeniently located for the town. The breakfasts are superb and very large - you can easily miss out on lunch! However the warmth of welcome from Lynda and her family was great. She was also very helpful in suggesting places to visit that we... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I consider myself an avid traveler with a discerning eye for excellence and I was not disappointed at Purple Gables, with host Lynda Faye. From the accommodations (aesthetically pleasing and comfortable decor), to soft luxurious linens, palette pleasing gourmet 3 course breakfasts...but the best part of all was the graciousness and great humor of the host, Lynda. It all added... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We stayed here, like many, doing the college tour, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lynda is an extremely gracious, thoughtful, and accommodating hostess. When my kids mentioned they weren't fans of eggs, she kindly offered to make them French toast. The food was absolutely delicious, her company most enjoyable, the suite lovely and with all the comforts of home. Should... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Lynda has a real gift for hospitality--she's so smart and thoughtful and detail-oriented--and she's a terrific cook and has an admirable sense of aesthetics as well, all of which add up to a top-notch B&B experience. Other reviewers have already done a great job of praising Lynda and the Purple Gables (and I concur with all their accolades), so I'll... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Where do I begin? Lynda is so warm and inviting, the accomodations were wonderful, very spacious and clean, breakfast was delightful! Lynda had crackers and cheese waiting for us upon our arrival- delicious! She really pays attention to every little detail to make your stay special- I must have mentioned that my husband and I were coming for an overnight... More 

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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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90 reviews 90 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

We spent the night at Lynda's Purple Gable Inn and had a very relaxing time. The pristine suite in lovely pastel colors is attached to her kitchen. She greeted us in the driveway and had a small platter of cheese and crackers in our room upon arrival. The fridge had some cool water and several bottles of sparkling soda. She... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 hotel reviews
1,382 helpful votes 1,382 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Even though we made a last-minute booking, we received the full complement of Lynda’s hospitality – she greeted us in the driveway, she had a plate of cheese and crackers awaiting us, the cheerful suite was spotless and welcoming, and we were treated to one of her fabulous gourmet breakfasts the next morning. The attractive, colorful suite (we loved the... More 

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Address: 232 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Hampshire County > Amherst
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Number of rooms: 1

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