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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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Darien, Connecticut
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273 reviews 273 reviews
54 hotel reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Fair Lawn, NJ
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had a really great stay at The Briarcliff. The owners took what was undoubtedly a run down 1960s era strip motel, modernized it and made it really cool and interesting. Eclectic and rustic touches abound, adding to a warm and comfortable ambiance. Owners and staff could not have been more accommodating or friendly. We actually had a prior last minute... More 

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Ledyard, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My wife and I just stayed there for a night after a day skiing Butternut. All of the staff were genuinely nice and seemed to really want us to have a great time during our stay. For breakfast Clare made the most ridiculously delicious scones...and I'm not a scone person. We asked her for some neat places to check out... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Pretty much free room service, no tips necessary. We only stayed for one night and had to leave at 6 am the next morning before their free breakfast opens at 7:30am. My bf and I were discussing how sad we were that we're missing breakfast and trying to figure out where to get coffee and breakfast that early and not... More 

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long island, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I've stayed here several times over the past few months and every time has been a wonderful nights sleep, followed by the best local yogurt with Richard's Granola for breakfast. Then along comes the scent of Clare's fresh baked Scones and I suddenly need a second cup of tea. This motel is a real find.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have to say I enjoyed the tongue-in-cheek 50s motel decor experienced in the last weekend of jam-early Feb. We also enjoyed the convenience of the self-serve breakfast--simple and scrumptious, all locally sourced etc. :) Lovely hosts. The best of privacy of a motel and friendliness of a b&b. Pretty close to town but not right in town. Loved it... More 

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We spent the recent long weekend at the Briarcliff Motel and found it to be a great little motel, with lots of charm. The rooms are small, but extremely clean. We had a family of 4 stay comfortably. The breakfast is simple, but delicious. There were fresh homemade scones and muffins or breads each day, along with fresh fruit, granola,... More 

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