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Publick House Historic Inn

2.0 of 5 On the Common, 277 Main Street - Route 131, Post Office Box 187, Sturbridge, MA 01566-0187
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a visit to Sturbridge Village in October for foliage viewing I stayed at the Public House Historic Inn. In was built in 1791. I was fortunate enough to stay in the original part of the Inn about 225 years old. The Floors slanted down about six inches from wall to wall due to settling. The original timbers are still... More 

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Portland, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the pet friendly motel section of the Publick House on the first night of a cross country trip as we have done on past journeys. Room was just OK although the room rate was significantly higher than we remember even though the motel section was mostly empty. First change noticed was that refrigerators had been removed from... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed in the historic inn, built 1700-something. This was great, very atmospheric : uneven floor and walls, creaking antique furniture, etc. And the historic inn is well worth exploring - lots of quaint little rooms. You would need to be mobile though - lots of tight staircases and narrow corners (built 1700-something remember... Looking at some of the other... More 

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Oxford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Before moving to our 55+community, we had always lived in Antique homes. I miss the warmth. When we go to Sturbridge,we love staying at the Inn. The rooms in the upper court yard are decorated beautifully, and we always enjoy our winetime on the private deck facing the woods. We always find that the grounds, and the Inn are beautifully... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed in the lodge, first hotel in the States where there wasn't coffee making facilities in the room. The screen doors wouldn't lock, needs bringing up to date. However meal in the evening was good.

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Leonardtown, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We sacrifice some nice places because they do not want our kids, a four pound toy poodle and a10 pound terrier Jack Russell mix both rescued through Annapolis PAWs. Love us, love our children. Here we got it all. Quiet, clean, comfortable accommodations in easy distance from Old Sturbridge Village. See below. Coming from Cape Cod through the fall foliage... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I stayed in Publick House Historic Inn during October of 2014 when I was going up to Maine to see New England's fall foliage. First and Foremost, this was very nice for its price $62 after taxes. Secondly, it was well located, right in historic Sturbridge but also 5-10 minutes from the meeting point of I-84 and I-90 (The Mass... More 

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novato, ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had we not stayed here we would have missed the beautiful grounds and great food in the "barn". However --- the lodge area above the property may well have been the WORST room I have ever stayed in. Screen door fell off as soon as we opened the slider for air, no coffee maker - if you want your coffee... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My wife & I went there for a wedding last month & stayed there one night up on the hill in the part that`s like a 1980`s motel/motor Inn type place. The wedding ceremony was outside at a gazebo, it was nice.Then the reception was in an enclosed tent which was also nice except we were seated too close to... More 

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East Hampton, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were booked into the lodges section which was a basic motel. The room was clean and had two comfortable queen size beds. We had a good rate through expedia. Terrace of room faced I-84 the noise from the highway made it impossible to sit outside. There is an extra fee if you want a fridge or coffee maker. They... More 

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Address: On the Common, 277 Main Street - Route 131, Post Office Box 187, Sturbridge, MA 01566-0187
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Sturbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Publick House Historic Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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