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The Kemble Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA 01240
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Ranked #7 of 24 Lenox B&B and Inns
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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really superb service and cuisine. Beautiful outdoor dining area. Very professional staff and gracious host. Perhaps just a little overpriced (and the chef was stingy with the bread!). Still, a really special venue for a leisurely Berkshire evening.

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New England, USA
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30 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not cheap, even when Tanglewood is over and rooms are not that hard to come by. The place has been decorated with panache, and the restaurant is great. However, the room at over $500 per night leaves a lot to be desired. First the plusses: good location, comfortable bed and linens, nice towels, old structure not horribly... More

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ScottShortt, Owner at The Kemble Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share the good and the not-so-good that happened with your stay. We are planning even more renovations to be in place by the end of winter - enlargement of rooms and renovations of bathrooms with additional lighting. We do, of course, have extra towels and offer them readily when guests request them and... More

Medford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I perform at Tanglewood, with the Festival Chorus, and was pleased to see that this Inn provides a weekly Thursday night bonfire and free popcorn during the summer, which is open to the public. It's a wonderful view of the sunset from their back yard/patio and the small plates are tasty as well. A nice gesture all in all, for... More

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ScottShortt, Owner at The Kemble Inn, responded to this review

You singers in the Tanglewood Festival Chorus are fabulous. We heard great comments this season on your performances of Mahler's II, Alexander Nevsky, and Candide. I'm glad you discovered our Brew 'n Bonfire firepit nights, which are summer Thursdays. We serve craft beer selections and start about 30 minutes before sunset. (This week before Labor Day will be the final... More

Livingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here last time we were in Lenox, during New Year's week and it was super special, but nothing can compare to the experience of cocktails and dinner outside on the veranda in August. This hotel has been undergoing a renovation for the past 2 years and they have really outdone themselves. The grand entryway sets the tone... More

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ScottShortt, Owner at The Kemble Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! Many of our guests are welcoming the investments we are making to renovate this dear mansion. There will be more improvements to unveil next spring, including full renovation of the two remaining 'original' bathrooms in the mansion level guest rooms - 102 and 205. We look forward to welcoming you soon. More

Marlboro, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had a nice stay for three nights at the inn. Beautiful room, very clean and nicely decorated and furnished. Enjoyed dinner one night at their restaurant ... the food was excellent, the service quite good. Breakfast on the verandah was a highlight each day ... not so much the food - which was nothing special (your basic omellette and bacon,... More

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ScottShortt, Owner at The Kemble Inn, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed the Ralph Lauren contemporary furnishings in the room and the location of the mansion but are sorry for the things that you were disappointed in. The array of fine wines at the table is part of Table Six Restaurant, which is one of the newest fine dining establishments open to the public in Lenox,... More

Chicago, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I had high hopes after reading reviews and looking at photos of the Kemble Inn. However, this B&B does not offer services I would expect for the cost. Upon entering the beautiful foyer/reception area, there was a table full of wines and we thought they were going to offer us a glass of champagne or wine while we checked in,... More

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Flanders, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I just wanted to make a few comments on our recent two nights at the Kemble Inn. I quick note for reference: my wife and I first came to the Kemble Inn several years ago, just a couple of weeks after Scott had purchased the building. As a matter of fact his mom was running around asking everyone how they... More

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ScottShortt, Owner at The Kemble Inn, responded to this review

Since acquiring the Kemble Inn in 2010 we have been moving steadily with investments, upgrades, and enhancements in both product and service. Every investment we have made has re-positioned the product in a way that most of our customers welcome, although re-positioning does mean re-pricing. We are very close to an actual re-branding and renaming of the Kemble Inn as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed mid-week for one night in late June, 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The skeleton staff was amiable and accommodating, the room and building were delightful as was the our room’s country view setting. We were one of only two parties staying that night so we had virtually complete privacy and quiet. The only meal we had was breakfast which... More

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is my first experience staying at a bed and breakfast and I have to say, I would happily do it again. The Kemble Inn provided a great personalized experience from the second you walk through the door. The food at the restaurant was absolutely delicious and they were open to accomodating us and making us feel comfortable while we... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The Kemble is just the most AMAZING Inn I’ve ever been to. The experience was unparalleled to others I’ve been to! From the first time I walk through the door and get greeted by the concierge at the front next to a set of beautiful custom chairs, he passes me a delicious canapé and takes me through my check in... More

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Additional Information about The Kemble Inn

Address: 2 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA 01240
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Lenox
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Kemble Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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