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1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

910 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267
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Ranked #6 of 13 Hotels in Williamstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hyde Park, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here a couple of years ago and chose to return for our visit in January. The room was clean and pleasant... like a cabin with paneled walls. One night there weren;t enough people staying to have the breakfast buffet so our breakfast was brought to our room. It was a hearty breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast and a... More 

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13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid about $200 for Living Social deal for the room 2 nights weekend with a bottle of wine you can bring with you to the restaurant to use your $35 voucher for dinner. It also included a box of chocolates. The restaurant was a awesome and loved the little bridge walkway to the restaurant. It was nice how they... More 

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Hyde Park, NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here a couple of years ago to take in the sites of Williamstown and was not disappointed. So for a few day winter stay decided to go back. Since it was not the best travel time, there were not too many people there. The usual breakfast buffet was canceled and we got room service instead. Next day there were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I would absolutely recommend you avoid this place and spend your money elsewhere. It's is a total rip off with crappy service and bad attitude from the owners. We arrived late at night, the room was freezing. I tried to set the thermometer at higher temperature but the heating system was not working, indeed NO air was flowing through no... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First timers, father and son Berkshire hunters getaway. Spent 2 days in room 11 Pondside along with group of fellow outdoorsmen who have made the 1896 House their hunting "home away from home" for many years. I must say, I see why they return yearly. The rooms are very well appointed. Beds quite comfortable, and the owners treat you like... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We just returned from one night at Pondside Motel. Visiting the area for a son's cross country meet. I had booked one night at the Brookside (had the confimation in hand) but upon arrival I was told they were booked so we went to Pondside. I expected a basic motel room, but this felt a bit subpar. One curtain was... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have stayed at the 1896 House's Brookside Inn before, and have never been disappointed. It's a very peaceful setting, and inexpensive as well. Sure, there are fancier hotels out there, but the Brookside Inn has the perfect blend of comfort and luxury without feeling overdone, and that's what keeps me going back when I feel the need to get... More 

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Oakland, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The time to be in Williamstown is October, and we were. We splurged on this place, and it was well worth it. Very nice suite -- comfortable sitting area, spacious room, nice bathroom. Very pleasant place to return to after a day in the foliage and museums. Nice feature: breakfast cooked to order in a small dining room for the... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I can't express how absolutely lovely, restful, and stress releasing these accommodations were. We stayed in room 206 of the Barnside luxury suites. Simply opulent! Clean, beautiful decor, tasteful in both color and comfort. The room is next to the creek. We slept with the windows open and the fireplace on! Not a detail is overlooked from the robes and... More 

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Long Beach, California
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16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

On a leisurely ride down Route 7, we spotted the 1896 House and stopped to see if they had a room for the night. They did, in the Pond side. I was a little put-off by the "motel style", but ended up being very happy we went for it. Our room was spacious, nicely appointed and very comfortable. We shared... More 

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Address: 910 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
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Number of rooms: 30
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