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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Delray Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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93 reviews 93 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

We booked The Summer White House back in the middle of April 2011 for a three night stay in early August 2011. As expected, I was asked for my credit card for a deposit on the room and I willingly gave it to them. As their website does not have any information about deposits or cancellation policy, I asked and... More

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Address: 17 Main St., Lenox, MA
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Lenox
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Ranked #13 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Lenox
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