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“Beautiful & Delicious” 5 of 5 stars
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264 South Main Street, Suffield, CT 06078   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 Suffield B&B and Inns
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
“Beautiful & Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Caroline & Etienne are wonderful hosts. The room was amazing. The house and it's history are not to be missed. And Breakfast was an absolute delight. I can't say enough wonderful things about the whole experience

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Etienne and Carolyn are excellent hosts: the room and house were lovely, the food was excellent, and I really enjoyed our chats by the fireplace on a cold, winter day! I would recommend this for friends and hope to return someday to stay again!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Northeast, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

I stayed here with my mother while she was visiting New England and it just made her whole experience of the CT area better. Etienne was the perfect host and a great chef. He was attentive without being smothering, polite without being distant, and utterly charming. The house is clean with spacious rooms and maintains many of the original features that give this B&B a leg up on any conventional hotel.

I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Just got back from a one night stay at the beautiful Spencer On Main B&B in Suffield, CT. We've stayed at many B&B's and this one ranks up there with the best. It's beautifully furnished and is bursting with charm. Caroline is a delight and made us feel very welcome. The breakfast was superb as well. Highly recommend this B&B!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We are Belgian and were at Spencer on Main for 3 wonderful days with friends.
Everything was really nice!
Merci beaucoup!

Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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Cincinnati, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Spencer on Main is in a beautiful historic home that has been in the proprietor's family for generations. It is attractively decorated and charmingly furnished with meaningful family mementos, and if you love books you are in for a special treat, as the bookshelves throughout are well stocked with books on every imaginable subject. Your hosts -- Caroline and Etienne -- are gracious, fascinating people with a broad range of interests and deep roots in the community. My suite was huge, with a comfortable bed, spacious private bathroom, and well appointed sitting room furnished with a sofa, tv, desk and ... more wonderful books! Breakfast served in the dining room was elegant and delicious -- a choice of Eggs Benedict or mushroom crepes. And despite being in a quiet residential neighborhood, it was also conveniently close to Bradley Airport. Overall, it was a home away from home, and I look forward to future visits.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Spencer on Main is a lovingly restored Victorian home filled with antiques but nevertheless very warm and welcoming.

We stayed for 8 Nights in Aunt Clara’s room which was on the ground floor. The room was beautifully decorated, comfortable and the en suite bathroom had a huge tub.

The delicious breakfasts were served in the dining room with orange juice, fresh fruit, croissants, French toast, super coffee and great conversation.

Etienne and Caroline made us feel like family friends and I am sure that every other guest feels the same.

We were invited to help ourselves to beer or wine from the fridge and Belgian chocolates were left on our pillows.

Etienne gave us great information about local restaurants and all the local attractions.

We cannot recommend Spencer on Main highly enough.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Spencer On Main

Address: 264 South Main Street, Suffield, CT 06078
Location: United States > Connecticut > Suffield
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Suffield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An 1870 Second Empire house with two suites and one bedroom, all with private bathroom. Open in September 04 after one year of renovations. Each guestroom decorated with period antiques but offering modern amenities such as cable TV, DVD/VCR, stereo system, WIFI, and central A/C. Eight acres of land, swimming pool. Full breakfasts blend Belgian and American traditional recipes. Free pickup is provided to and from Bradley Airport and Amtrak station. ... more   less 

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