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Dancing Bear Guesthouse

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22 Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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43 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a lovely, old, family house. The rooms are a good size and our bed very comfortable. The bathroom is across the small hall but we didn't find this to be a problem. There are only two rooms on the corridor so you aren't going to bump into streams of people! Philip is very friendly & helpful with lots... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A neat B&B in a 200 year old house! Reasonable rates. Wonderful hosts with a fascinating background if you ask them. Additional rooms in a similar old house in the middle of renovation during our stay - they should be really nice, though you probably will have to walk across the street for breakfast.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My wife and I cannot stress enough what a great little place this is. We have probably stayed here at least seven or eight times in the last seven years and have always found the Dancing Bear to be clean, tidy, and full of interesting artifacts from the owners' travels and extended family. We have found the beds to be... More 

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29 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This came highly recommended and other reviews on trip advisor also praised it especially the breakfast. We were a little under-whelmed by it. It's a cute little house with quaint rooms and the host, Philip, is easy to chat to. The rooms however, are dusty and not the cleanest. My sister had to take an anti-histamine as the dust set... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in the balcony room. The room was spacious, light and airy. The bathroom, which is across the hall was spacious and had plenty of light. The breakfasts, which were made by Philip were fantastic. Everything was freshly made and delicious. He even made a crust less quiche for my husband since... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We arrived on a beautiful day this late April. We were greeted at the door and taken to our room upstairs called "The Balcony Room" There was a door to a tiny balcony with two chairs. The room was lovely with a very comfortable bed and lots of sunshine flowing thru the windows. We walked to an adorable little town... More 

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Monterey, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

This is the time to reflect on the past year...As I think about 2012, truly a high point was my three day stay at the Dancing Bear Guesthouse in August. My room was comfortably furnished and equipped with room air conditioner which I only needed for a few short bursts. Bathrooms are spotlessly clean and the common lounge areas decorated... More 

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Chadds Ford, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This B&B was very convenient to the sites to see in this cute little artsy village. The host was so helpful and accommodating with great suggestions of places to eat. Breakfast was fresh and very good. Exactly why I enjoy staying at B & B's. The only reason, however, that I did not rate this establishment higher was that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

We had a great time visiting with Phil. He served some great blueberry crepes. A great house as well with some history and character. This is a great location to walk to just about anything in town. The falls, flowers, art co-op or potholes. Nice quiet street as well.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

My family stayed here for one night in August. The owner his very nice and friendly and the location is incredibly convenient to Shelburne Falls. The only disconcerting part was that the living quarters of the house aren't really separated from the part of the house that's rented as a B&B. What that meant was that the room my children... More 

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Address: 22 Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Shelburne Falls
Number of rooms: 3

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