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Summer White House

17 Main St., Lenox, MA
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Ranked #13 of 24 Lenox B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York, NY
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117 reviews 117 reviews
22 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Summer White House has nine rooms, each with a theme for the First ladies of the past Presidents. The Nancy Reagan room was very comfortable with good views from the second floor overlooking Lenox. Our hosts were very friendly and greeted us as soon as we arrived. They provided us with information about Lenox and the surrounding area and... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed at The Summer White House for 2 nights...It was totally enjoyable. From the second you walk in the front door you get an immediate feeling of warmth and hospitality. Within 5 minutes of going to our room we were brought ice and cold water by Melissa, the wonderful manager. The location is unbeatable. It is right on Main... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Summer White House was built in 1885 and is filled with antiques that make you feel as if you have stepped back in time. The B and B owners were incredibly helpful with recommendations as to which things to do in the area - there is so much that it is difficult to cram everything you want to do... More 

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Matawan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Despite the frigid temperatures outside, our Presidents' Weekend stay at The Summer White House could not have been better. Our room offering a view of Main Street was spacious and beautifully furnished with a very comfortable bed, excellent lighting for reading and a decent-sized flat screen TV offering lots of channels. The breakfasts offered a good variety of hot and... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Charming is the word for this B&B in little Lenox, MA. The rooms are equiped with canopy beds, fireplaces, and lovely sitting rooms. Breakfast is buffet style and loaded with variety. We met folks from all over the United States as well as England. The conversation was lively and I even learned that theTanglewood concerts were broadcast on local radio.... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

An innkeeper who has been presiding over this excellent, antique establishment for 30 years. Courtly, in the middle of historic Lenox, a great kitchen and all the info you need to know in the region. Charming.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

The Summer White House is located in the heart of Lenox and is conveneint to the town and to Tanglewood. We stayed in the Nancy Reagan room which has a four poster bed and a small enclosed terrace. The room is comfortable and filled with artwork. The Inn was built in the late 19th century and has many attractive antiques.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The Summer White House is wonderful. Excellent value for the price. Central location, comfortable room, quiet, easy access to Tanglewood, and excellent hosts. Frank and Mary are the perfect hosts, friendly and interesting but respectful of guests' privacy. They magically appear just as you needed something! The Mamie Eishenhower room had a very comfortable canopy bed, fireplace, and two arm... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Built around 1875 ..She's old and full of character.. however a bit over-tired in places to be honest.You could write a long list of maintenance tasks required,starting with.a particularly noisy old Air-Con and worn out door lock in our room . We stayed three days for a James Taylor Concert at Tanglewood so paid Top Dollar. Right in down town... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

My wife and I have stayed at a number of B&B's over the years and when we find a really good one we are really so appreciative. This one is a real winner. Wonderful ambience throughout inn.The owner Frank has invested a lot of his time, money and love in making this a great place to stay for anyone visiting... More 

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