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Allen House Victorian Inn

599 Main St., Amherst, MA 01002
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Allen House Victorian Inn
Ranked #6 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denton, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room (Lion's Den) was clean and comfortable, so no complaints there. However, the hosts seemed very put out that I arrived later in the evening (between 10-10:30 PM). They consistently made me feel as if my arrival time was an inconvenience to them and seemed annoyed when I finally arrived. I understand that they may wish to go to... More

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Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely relaxing atmosphere in the room The Lions Den! Hosts were wonderful. Visiting family and new granddaughter. This was a perfect room on the first floor! On a previous visit with my husband to Amherst, we stayed in the Emily Dickinson room and we both loved it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bed and breakfast has a very nice, old-fashioned interior/bedroom. The 2 hosts were very friendly and helpful. They provided a good, full breakfast. They have two locations within about 1/4 mile of each other very close to the town center.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This inn was built in 1866 and smells like it. The main floor rooms are very dark with virtually no lighting. We requested a room on the main floor which appears to have undergone a name change from "The Walter Crane" room as listed on the internet site to the "Peacock" room. It was dirty, dusty, damp, musty and very... More

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Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

As the owner of a 1904 Victorian myself, I admired the care and attention to detail that the Innkeepers have paid to the loving restoration of this charming B&B. The room I stayed in, a corner one, was light filled and cheerful, with an unbelievably comfortable bed that rivaled those at high-end hotels.But what really made the stay special was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great location, about 5 minutes walk from the city center. Beautiful room, I stayed at the Lions Den, apart from having a TV it had everything. Generous breakfast, with plenty of options and beautifully served. Wonderful hosts, kind and volunteered to pickup from the bus station. Great 2 night stay!

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Lowell, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This was a wonderful place as we traveled through western MA. The owners were so kind, and the rooms were clean. It's a one of a kind place, a gem nestled in the Amherst area, which gives you privacy, yet, you are close to the town center. Nicely decorated, and so warm, figuratively and literally! Thanks Allen House! We'll be... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I enjoyed my one night stay at Allen House. The house is attractively decorated, very warm and welcoming. The proprietors are endlessly hospitable. My room, with ensuite private bathroom, was very comfortable. The house was quiet at night and I slept like a baby. At breakfast, I enjoyed a good meal and made new friends. I heartily encourage travelers to... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Allen House will be my place of choice in the Amherst area. I was treated like a visiting friend, in a house beautifully decorated and well appointed. The breakfast was sumptuous, and Ann and Allen went out of their way to be helpful. It is only a short walk from the train station, too, which was a bonus.

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Pluses: The owners are friendly The breakfast is good The décor is fun Charming building Great location near E Dickinson Museum Chocolates in the room! Lovely antiques in house, nice old fashioned detail in décor Minuses: You have to go their other B&B, a 5 min walk away, for brekkie, which is fine if it's not raining. Or you don't... More

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Address: 599 Main St., Amherst, MA 01002
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Hampshire County > Amherst
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Allen House Victorian Hotel Amherst

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