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The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   231 River St, North Adams, MA 01247
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Ennetbaden, Switzerland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
49 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

What a gem of place, we wish we had more than just the one night. We were greeted well at the desk, and it was nice to have tea and cookies upon arrival. Our room was small but more than adequate for two. The bathroom was so generous, also liked the provided products. The bed was luxurious, huge and we... More

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have stayed here several times. This is a quaint "inn: that was a row of run down factory houses. It has been totally renovated and restored keeping many of the original structures and theme of a worker's home, but somehow adding luxury and all the modern conveniences. Heat pool and spa. Nice walk to top of the hill overlooks the... More

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mel k, General Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay. It's much appreciated for your time and great feedback. We look forward to your return in the near future. Kind Regards, Mel More

Newburyport, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a unique hotel experience. Its like a bed and breakfast but with total privacy. The rooms are decorated shabby chic with an industrial flair. The rooms are quiet and spacious. There is a stocked refrigerator but no coffee maker in the rooms. The beds are comfy and the rooms quiet. There is complimentary breakfast served either in your room... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Porches Inn for a long weekend in mid April between snow and summer season and it proved to be an ideal vacation. The Inn itself is a row of converted factory row houses and the conversion has been rendered to maintain some of the original feel, but updated to include a lot of charm and virtually... More

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mel k, General Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

We are very thrilled with your detailed feedback. Hope to see you soon. Warm Regards, Mel More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite at Porches while visiting Williams College. What a special place! The suite was a perfect option traveling with our kids, and the room and inn were lovely. The decor is beautiful, rooms and bathroom spacious and clean. We had a great night's sleep at Porches. I wish we had more time to explore... More

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mel k, General Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

Thank you for providing a great feedback, it makes us very happy to hear when our guests enjoy their stay. We hope to see you back soon. Kind Regards, Mel More

Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was beautiful and warm with all the amenities we needed. The internet worked well and was free to boot. Breakfast was relaxing with excellent food. We hope to return the The Porches Inn the next time we go to Mass MOCA.

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mel k, Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

It is so rewarding to hear kind words about Porches. I appreciate your time and feedback. Hope to see you soon. Warm Regards, Mel More

maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed at the Porches Inn while attending a swim meet at Williams College. The Inn is charming and the service great, with a wonderful continental breakfast included with the room. The outdoor heated pool and hot tub looked wonderful but we didn't have a chance to use them. Drinks were served in the lobby area, which provided a great... More

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mel k, Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I appreciate your recent stay and the feedback. It means a lot to us. We hope to have you back soon. Best, Mel More

Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

After spending the day at MoMA we retreated exhausted with museum fatigue to the perfect Martha Stewart styled rooms with huge charming bathrooms and beadboard walls at the Porches Inn. The beds were wonderfully soft and the all white linens and blankets were so soft, no polyester in sight. We loved the healthy selections of granola and hearty bread and... More

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mel k, Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Please come and visit us soon. Best, Mel More

Medford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We loved staying here. Our room was very comfortable, the hot-tub and pool were amazing (84 degree pool on a single-digit winter night was delightful), the staff were super helpful. We are vegan and had good options at the continental breakfast buffet. We definitely want to find a good excuse to come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We have stayed at The Porches 5 times and are returning again next month. For anyone wanting to visit Mass MoCA it is the perfect spot directly across the street. The staff is helpful, the rooms clean and the bathrooms VERY large!!! The breakfast is lovely but sometimes tends to be crowded at certain times and the outdoor pool is... More

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Also Known As:
The Porches Inn At Mass Moca Hotel North Adams
The Porches Inn At Mass Moca Hotel
Porches Hotel North Adams
Porches North Adams
Address: 231 River St, North Adams, MA 01247
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > North Adams
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in North Adams
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Porches Inn consists of seven renovated Victorian-era buildings that originally provided housing for the area’s mill workers. Located across the street from MASS MoCA, Porches’ guest rooms and public spaces employ a clever synthesis of retro and contemporary designs. The inn’s 47 rooms and suites are fully wired, offering free WiFi, BluRay/DVD players and complimentary DVDs. Porches' healthful continental breakfast is included in the room rate and may be eaten in the Breakfast Room, on the porch (weather permitting) or delivered to your room in the inn's signature metal lunchbox. The inn features a year-round heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, bonfire pit, fitness room and meeting rooms for retreats and special events. ... more   less 
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