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All 3 Shelburne Falls B&Bs / inns

Dancing Bear Guesthouse

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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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I just got back from a weekend of Ziplining at Berkshire East. While in the area, I stayed at the Dancing Bear. The location REALLY IS within walking distance of everything, while still being off the "main drag". Within a couple blocks, you can visit the Bridge of Flowers, the Glacial Potholes, and more restaurants & cafes (along with galleries... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We had never stayed in a B&B and were fairly anxious, but everything was wonderful. We showed up later in the evening than is normal, but they were ready for us and made us feel very comfortable. Perfect location, great atmosphere, kind hosts, fresh breakfasts, clean rooms. They didn't impose, but were extremely friendly and easy to talk to. Even... More

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Address: 22 Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Shelburne Falls

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