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Briarcliff Motel

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506 Stockbridge Rd., Great Barrington, MA 01230
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chatham, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Briarcliff is our go-to, short-stay home in the Berkshires. Incredibly convenient located between Stockbridge and Great Barrington and near Tanglewood, the Briarcliff is a fun retro motel with a '50s vibe. Clare and Richard are wonderful and thoughtful hosts who make their guests feel at home. Breakfasts include delicious homemade scones and muffins every morning. A cross between a... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a couple of nights at the Briarcliff Motel with another couple. We really enjoy our stay and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We were in town for the races at Limerock, my friends have stay here many times and highly recommend the Motel. We like the grounds and especially the fire pit. The room was very... More 

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Houston
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55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our daughter who works at Crane Lake Camp in West Stockbridge recommended the Briarcliff and we decided to take a chance! Although it is reminiscent of a 50's style motel we were pleasantly surprised by the room. The owners were wonderful - friendly, helpful and definitely interested in making certain all the guess were happy and taken care of. The... More 

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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped at the Briarcliff Motel in Great Barrington on our way through from north Vermont to Boston for just one night but wished we had stayed longer. The motel has been recently renovated and is simply decorated, fresh, clean and extremely attractive - not to mention comfortable with great beds, free wifi, and a good breakfast. The location itself,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great idea! Take an otherwise obsolete roadside motel, and turn it into a chic, trendy B&B! I had the pleasure of staying at the Briarcliff on my first night of a cross-country trek, as I moved myself and my two dogs from Boston to Las Vegas, NV. I needed a place to stay in the Berkshires for the... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The Briarcliff is an absolute gem in the Berkshire woods. My week's vacation in the Berkshires began with a bit of a hiccup when I missed my plane on a Monday morning and wasn't able to arrive until very late the next day, but proprietors Richard and Clare and head-of-house Perri all made sure that I had no issues getting... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Trip Advisor scores again. Others' recommendations got us to stay here and we were not disappointed. An unassuming strip motel with 17 rooms, set back from the highway in a gorgeous woods, this place has been completely redone, turning the small rooms into stylish, warm accommodations run by a charming couple from the UK. The beds are comfy, the decor... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Wanted an updated take on a B&B with private rooms? This is your place. The rooms are cute, and very clean. Not fancy, but perfect for a get away. Walls are a bit thin, but with the limited rooms it isn't too big of a deal. The owners were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and gave some great... More 

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Portland, Maine, United States
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85 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Briarcliff isn't fancy, but it's solid, and the staff aims to please. The continental breakfast features home made granola (the recipe is secret), amazing scones, locally produced organic yogurt, locally roasted coffee and more. The complimentary toiletries include goat milk soap and shampoos produced in NY state. The fire pit in the evening was a nice plus. Even though the... More 

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London, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

stayed here with some friends a couple of weeks ago and I must say what a fabulous spot! Makes you want to stay longer, and think about reasons to come back. Our hosts were warm and friendly, thanks for a short but sweet stay. Making this old motel into a creatively restored bed and breakfast....sheer brilliance! Highly recommend it! Breakfast... More 

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