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1896 House - Barnside Inn

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910 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267
1896 House - Barnside Inn
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Ranked #4 of 10 Williamstown B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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College Park, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We reserved two rooms-one suite and one lower priced room across the street. The lower priced room was so mildewy it was uninhabitable. Hotel management agreed and gave a full refund of that room. Appreciated their prompt and honest response to the problem. The suite room was clean and comfortable. No complaints there. Breakfast was included in our room. We... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on reviews we expected fresh, pleasant accommodations, but we were disappointed to find our room shabby and not particularly clean. The price did not reflect the fact that this is a rundown, run of the mill motel and nothing more. It didn't help that I was served a moldy, mushy orange at breakfast. We stayed in the Pondside building.... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have Verizon, you'll be okay. AT&T (and likely other) providers may not get any reception. The free WiFi is on the slow iffy side. Those were our major issues. Noise does transmit through the walls fairly readily, but we only heard the young female trio on one side of our suite. Our suite was very clean, dust didn't... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely B&B with nice large rooms which include a king size bed, comfortable seating in front of a gas fireplace, and other tables and chairs. The dressing room has an extra sink, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, and 2 luggage racks!! We booked 202, Turn of the Century Room, which is an accessible room with no stairs,... More 

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Williston, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We just enjoyed our third stay at the 1896 House over the Memorial Day weekend. It has become one of our favorite get away places. The rooms are gorgeous, large, and immaculate. Every comfort is considered and in place so that you can enjoy the accommodations to the utmost. The staff is extremely friendly and willing to make sure that... More 

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Washington,DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This property is in a lovely setting just outside Williamstown, where Williams College is. It's under new management since the winter. There are two parts to the property--the "luxury" suites and a section of more prosaic looking motel-type rooms. The luxury suites are cute, but not really in the luxury category. The room we had was very dark and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My husband and I have come here twice and stayed in one of the luxury suites. The rooms are so beautiful, comfortable and private. We had breakfast made for us each morning and I have to say, they were spectacular! We also ate at the pub each night and the food was really good. The service was great. My husband... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

For a first stay in Massachusetts, and in the beautiful Berkshires, there couldn’t have been a better place to stay than The 1896 House! Before my trip I was so consumed with how absolutely freezing it was going to be outside, but as soon as I arrived, every negative thought went away. While checking in, I couldn’t have felt more... More 

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Upstate NY
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

For our second stay at the 1896 House, we stayed in one of the "luxury suites" at the Barnside Inn. Our room was beautiful - sitting area, fireplace, king-size bed, Jacuzzi tub, all beautifully furnished and decorated. Breakfast and dinner were included in our package, and again we were not disappointed. The food in the pub is delicious! We love... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We spent an overnight at the 1896 Barnside. It was a cold winter day. The rooms are clean and have everything in them you'd like for a warm cozy weekend. We were served an excellent breakfast as part of our package weekend deal. The food was great and it was a weekend we will remember. The staff are helpful and... More 

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