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Allen House Victorian Inn

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599 Main St., Amherst, MA 01002
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Allen House Victorian Inn
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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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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years after my first stay at the Allen House Inn, it was so wonderful to see innkeepers Ann and Alan again. This time, I was again able to stay in the Oscar Wilde Peach Room, which was as beautiful and comfortable as ever. I also made sure not to make any plans in the early morning so that I... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hosts are warm and accommodating, breakfast is plentiful, and the conversation with the guests (almost all affiliated with one or another of the local colleges) is always interesting. They had a few empty rooms when I arrived and let me pick the one I wanted. When I asked for help getting a cab, they took me where I was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought daughter for her second visit to UMass Amherst and stayed with Ann and Allan at Allen House. What a great choice. Warmly welcomed even though we arrived at 1:00 AM, and daughter, who has never stayed in a B&B was charmed by the experience! She loved the school and her experience with Ann and Allen, made her feel at... More 

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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I traveled to Amherst to visit my son at UMass, and decided to try a B & B instead of a local hotel. I figured it would be a different experience, the Inn was within walking distance to Amherst Center, and the price was comparable to hotels miles away. I am glad I made that choice and was rewarded with... More 

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charlottesville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I spent 5 nights over Christmas at Allen House, and it was terrific. The room was large and beautifully decorated, and the bed was very comfortable. The innkeepers are so gracious and accommodating. Ann makes a delicious full breakfast. I highly recommend Allen House and the sister inn, Amherst House.

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Riverhead long Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

my wife and I stayed while visiting our daughter at UMASS . allen was great and showed us the whole house and told us stories of the houses history . The house has a lot of decorative antiques with a peacock flare . It was warm and cosy . This is a great place to stay if you plan on... More 

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Forest Hills, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We came up to Amherst for just one night to visit our son, and decided to try a B & B instead of a local hotel. It was like immersing ourselves in history, with lots of modern touches. Ann and Allan were extremely accomodating, and I appreciated the Keurig coffeemaker in the front room. We stayed in the Dresser room... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The hosts were wonderful! They made the experience great. Of course, the Inn was beautiful, charming, welcoming, and pleasant, too. The cookies and tea were good. The decor was beautiful. The breakfast was wonderful. Try the Scullery Room: it has a working jacuzzi in place of a bath. It is not on the website for the B&B, so you will... More 

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Mount Desert, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I recently had an extended visit at the Allen House in Amherst while visiting my daughter. I stayed about a month and……yes the inn is lovely, historic, clean and more. What was most special of all was the welcome I received by Ann and Alan. I really felt like part of the family. I am in the same business as... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The innkeepers are engaging and knowledgeable (and Panda, the resident feline, is such a cutie). I enjoyed conversing with them about numerous topics, including local eateries and the Dickinson museum. I found the owners to be extremely accommodating and pleasant hosts. My room was inviting and spacious, and I appreciated the private bathroom. The inn contains a surprising juxtaposition of... More 

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