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518 South Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
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Wainwright Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    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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Aurora
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Your basic, garden variety B&B, it is within walking distance to the business district. The rooms are nice, though not great, and it all has a bit of a dated feel. The breakfasts are over-engineered in an effort to be 'cute'. Staff is helpful. Neither memorable nor bad, it will suit you if it is a B&B you seek.

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innkeeper50, Owner at Wainwright Inn, responded to this review

So sorry to read you did not enjoy our breakfast presentations, we enjoy combining nice colors using organic local foods newer tought guests would think we are trying to be cute. In case you would like to come back will be happy to make you a breakfast that will be to your liking, We also hope we can grant your... More

Pickerington, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This stay at the Wainwright Inn was our third, and future visits to Great Barrington will always include this wonderful B&B. Marja, Robert and Anita are friendly, accommodating and welcoming, and the inn itself matches their charm. We stayed five nights; the breakfasts were varied and always delicious as well as beautifully presented. We've stayed in three different rooms in... More

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innkeeper50, Owner at Wainwright Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, we enjoyed your stay with us very much also. We sure hope on your next visit that you will have a change to make it to the Berkshire PWL, and the B. Choir It was a great plesure to have your brother and his partner over for breakfast . Have a great... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Wainwright. The room (The Federal) was comfortable and well appointed. The breakfasts were ample and delicious. Marja, the Inn-Keeper was was friendly and fun to talk to. She suggested a couple of excellent restaurants which we thoroughly enjoyed. I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone looking for a top... More

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Our second year in a row here and loved it both times. Lovely big Victorian on Rt 7 in Great Barrington with wrap around porch, clean rooms with comfortable beds and private baths. Marja is a wonderfully outgoing innkeeper happily sharing her knowledge of the area. Nice breakfast each morning, always with a sweet bread or cake to finish. Easy... More

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Boston
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We missed Marja at check-in, her husband showed us in, but she clearly is in control as her enthusiastic welcome the next morning extended to working to please a particularly difficult diner with breakfast choices. Every morning there was a freshly made "sweet" to have with a cup of coffee. Freshly made breakfast was served, after one sat down, a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was our first visit to the Berkshires. We were attending a friend's wedding and needed a place to stay. We decided to make a 3 day weekend out of our trip and are happy we chose the Wainwright Inn. The owners were very welcoming, pleasant and accommodating. The room was comfortable, quiet and clean. Our included breakfast was delicious... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was my girlfriend and I's first trip to a bed and breakfast as opposed to a hotel. It was a strange feeling at first, as if staying in a stranger's house. But Marja and Robert made us feel comfortable and right at home from the moment we arrived until we left. We enjoyed the small town sights and sounds... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The beautiful old house had a very useful front porch, the breakfast room was so pretty, the cooked breakfasts were always special, and the staff was kind, helpful, and hard working. They will warmly accommodate your special diet requests--mine was vegan and they did it very, very well. The mattress was truly comfortable, and the room spacious and set up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a charming place full of character! Great service, great food, very nice rooms and awesome people. Was there during the World Cup and enjoyed the soccer bantering with Maryam very much. We will definitely be back.

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innkeeper50, Owner at Wainwright Inn, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your stay with us and very happy you tried and liked our suggestions for restaurents. We have plenty more either walking or short drives and are looking forward to share them with you on your next visit. Regards, Marja, innkeeper More

Salem, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the carriage house for three nights. Marja and Robert were welcoming and friendly. The breakfasts were delicious and Marja's dining recommendations were fantastic! She even called and made reservations for us. The Wainwright Inn was a relaxing getaway.

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Address: 518 South Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Great Barrington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11

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