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The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

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3.5 of 5
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231 River St, North Adams, MA 01247
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Arlington, MA
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It had been a couple years since my spouse and I last visited Porches - we were in town for a wedding. We really missed it! Upon arriving, I observed a staff person be very cordial to a Very Nitpicky Guest. He couldn't have been nicer, despite this person who was ridiculous! I don't know how he found the patience.... More 

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Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for a weekend while visiting for my cousins wedding. It was a quaint inn. The rooms are well appointed, clean and charming little details. The staff while not thrilled to serve are very accommodating. The continental breakfast was lovely with fresh baked bread options. My only complaint is that I left a necklace behind and sadly housekeeping... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us, and thank you for your review. We, too, regret that you lost your necklace--our housekeepers searched but were unable to find it. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Kim@Porches More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights recently at The Porches and loved every minute of our time at the hotel. The pool was fabulous, and the decor manages to combine charm, comfort, and elegance in an ideal, low-key way. It was a great base for visiting Williamstown, the Clark and other local attractions. We enjoyed playing games in the living room... More 

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Boca Raton, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Porches is a group of old row houses once used by millworkers. Now redesigned into a wonderful inn, the place has kept all of the authentic touches of the era. Don't expect elegance but, if you appreciate "funk" and 1900s shabby chic, you'll enjoy your stay.

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Westchester County, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Porches and go at least twice a year. When I booked last week, I described the type of room I wanted (and asked them to look up my last reservation). I am not sure if those rooms were not available, but when I arrived and we toted our luggage upstairs, it was definitely not the bathroom type... More 

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

Thank you for your loyalty and your concern. Please rest assured that our standards are as high as ever. We know that your favorite room type is the king with private porch, upholstered armchairs, ottoman and claw-foot tub. We have only four of these rooms, and they are in high demand, especially during the busy summer months. You booked your... More 

Lunenburg
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to the Porches Inn for several years. We stay in a Junior Suite which is very comfortable. There is free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating, an amazing bathroom, and a luxurious bedding. However, over the past two seasons we have found housekeeping to not be up to the standard of the Inn. Specifically, the rooms are not thoroughly... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've seen Porches for years from the windows of MASS MoCA, but we finally decided to spend a night here when meeting friends for a visit to the museum. The property is certainly unique and colorful. Our room was comfortable enough, with the bed being the best aspect. It was, however, also rather loud -- sound carries in the hallways.... More 

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Westchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to visit the Mass MOCA and Clark museums for a while now and finally schedulld a 3 day weekend with my husband. He did a quick search online and found the Porches Inn in North Adams, MA. It was a great place to stay. A restored and repurposed group of row houses that had such a unique, pretty... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just completed a 2 night stay at The Porches. It came highly recommended by astute sophisticated friends. These rehabbed workers homes adjacent to the "mill" are comfortable. If you are on the second floor, as we were, it is a rather steep flight of stairs. Decor is , to put it mildly, different. Great bed. Good bathroom. Nice amenities. Good... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our property. Although we do sell bottled water, as you point out, we also have complimentary spring water, which is available 24/7 at water coolers in our fitness room and pool house. Best of all, however, is the tap water, which percolates down from Mount Greylock Reservation,... More 

MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Porches when it first opened and were happy to see that the place has been kept up and was as delightful as when we were first there 14 years ago. Most delightful is the setting of the old railroad workers homes, the feeling has been maintained with upscale amenities. The bedding, pillows, sheets, towels, and bathroom... More 

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

Thank you for coming back to stay with us again after all these years, and thank you for your feedback. We rely on our repeat customers to keep us on our toes. We're sorry to learn that our breakfast wasn't to your liking. Did you try our scrumptious locally-made products--the Bola Granola, Sidehill Farm Yogurt and Barrington Coffee? They will... More 

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