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Horace Kellogg Homestead Bed & Breakfast

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459 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
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Horace Kellogg Homestead Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #7 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The B&B is quiet and comfortable, situated a bit away from the center of Amherst but easily walkable. The room was well-appointed, internet service reliable, and breakfast ample and tasty. One or the other of the spotlessly clean bathrooms was always available. Susan and Steve were cordial and helpful. And the zebra finches in the kitchen were a delight. My... More

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Rhinebeck, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I have stayed with Susan & Steve for two year in row while attending a convention at UMASS. The house is located outside the main hustle of the college town, but is only a 10 minute walk. The owners are wonderful, honest people who know when to leave you alone and when to chat. I usually like to stay alone... More

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Stanford, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

My daughter and I stayed in March when we were looking at colleges. The Homestead is that great balance of a rich historical atmosphere with all modern amenities. We were welcomed and well taken care of, and it was very quick to walk in to Amherst. There are some lovely birds kept downstairs, which I found fascinating.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

What a wonderful B&B. This is a beautiful colonial style home with great screened porch for sitting a lovely garden. The B&B is conveniently located close to downtown Amherst and the bike path. The innkeepers, Sue and Steve make you feel like you are at home. Plus they serve a yummy breakfast each morning!

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Cape Neddick, Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I polled my fellow attendees, most of whom are at a chain hotel and spending as-much or more with their "priority discount rate" as government or major manufacturer employees. They've none with the homespun comforts and amenities. I mentioned wood fire comfort last night, and breakfast this morning, and got wistful stares in return. Evidently Dunkin Donuts and a noisy... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

When we first tried booking this B&B, we were informed that it was full, but we shortly thereafter received an offer for another room on the second floor with its own entrance (that does not appear on their website), with bath and all the other amenities. We booked it, but when we arrived, found that it had been let to... More

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Where do I begin? We really enjoyed this place. The innkeepers did everything they could to make our stay as relaxing as possible. The beds were so comfortable we slept like babies. Our party had both rooms in the bed & breakfast. The food was very good with a nice variety each day (fruit salad, breads, bacon/sausage, eggs, potatoes, that... More

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Bergen County, NJ
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

I wanted to recommend this place because it was such a good deal ($115 for 1 night, 3 guests), and the couple who own it seem like honest, nice folks. It was a pretty stress free stay, but with problems. First, when making the reservation I was open about being 3 people, one a teen well over 6'3", who would... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

Lovely house, and the room was lovely. Really convenient location, walking distance into town. It was great having some DVD's on the landing to watch. Breakfast was gorgeous!

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Poland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

We stayed at Horace Kellogg's when travelling around New England. The hosts were very helpful, warm and friendly people. We felt absolutely comfortable there, just as if it was our own house. We'd really like to come back some time and be pampered once again!

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Address: 459 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Hampshire County > Amherst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Built in 1828 by Horace Kellogg, this property was once a thriving agricultural endeavor in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. The Kellogg Homestead is a traditional Bed and Breakfast, offering distinctive and memorable overnight accommodations. We are conveniently located near central Amherst and the Five Colleges.Enjoy a gourmet breakfast before setting out for your day or linger for a while on the front sun porch.Your innkeeper is Susan Mallett. ... more   less 
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