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Publick House Historic Inn

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On the Common, 277 Main Street - Route 131, Post Office Box 187, Sturbridge, MA 01566-0187
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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb, highly attentive service. The staff and function management team could not have done a better job. The food was excellent. The decorations were perfect and made such an impression on the out of town guests. One of the best events I have attended.

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Shelter Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We have stayed here before. A historic Inn with a lovely restaurant. This year we decided to stay for three days over Thanksgiving. What could be more charming......well here I go. We did not have a room in the inn, rather the "The Lodge". This was a motel room, totally in need of renovating, no refrigerator, sketchy heat but very... More 

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Topsham, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We had a room in the motel part and based on some reviews I was somewhat skeptical about staying here. However, the rooms are campy but it's what makes the place interesting. We were quite comfortable and the room was clean the place was quiet. We had dinner in the Tavern and it was excellent and our waitress was busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Nine of my nursing school friends get together every 6 mo for an overnight. This yr we stayed at the Publick House for the first time. We found out shortly before our visit our accommodations were changed. We still had great rooms adjoining,with chairs for all of us and many more adjustments were made by Michelle Rondeau (Rooms Division Manager)... More 

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Queensbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

on November the 18th our fiends took us to the publick house for an anniversary dinner, it was the first time we had been to the area, so everything was new to us. We didn't know what to expect. We walked in through the bakery and all I can say is WOW.i wanted one of everything. Our friends showed us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Just visited the Publick House overnight and for two meals. Dining room was booked until 9pm so we ate in the Tavern. Service was slow but the food was very good. Great ambiance too. Overnight accommodations were below average. Couldn't figure out where to check in; signage would be helpful. When we did find the check-in, there was nowhere to... More 

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I have enjoyed lunch in the wonderfully atmospheric restaurant here, sitting in front of the cavernous cooking fireplace on a chilly fall afternoon, but my most recent visit was to the bakery to pick up some treats for the ride home. The bakery isn't easy to find: out the door, down the ramp, through one room, turns, twists and down... More 

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Plainfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Although our first impression of our room, once we located it in the dark, was not good, the availability of very good food in the Old Tavern (we had reservations, so no wait) on the property saved our evening's overall experience. This complex is still family owned, so that, in this day of corporate rule, we understand to be a... More 

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Bourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Wow! What a beautiful place! Slightly disappointed not to be staying in the main inn but the room was still very comfortable and we enjoyed the warmest welcome. The food here is terrific - and the fresh-baked pastries are scrumptious. Complimentary continental breakfast includes mouth-wateringly good cinnamon buns!

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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

After starting in Washington DC that morning, we were tired, it was late, we just wanted to stop for the night and relax. I had called the Publick House Historic Inn and they had availability. And the room rate was really reasonable! GREAT! They gave directions and we were on our way! We found the entry but it was the... More 

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