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Purple Gables

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Charming, elegant, no-smoking suite in historic home. Walk to town, UMass and Amherst College. Sunny large suite with private porch entrance, dining area, sitting room, queen bed, second private bedroom, garden, patio. Gourmet breakfast served in your suite. Amenities include WIFI, TV, DVD, fridge with snacks, microwave, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, and much more.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know


Full view
57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
34Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
3Room tips
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Popular mentions
My partner and I stayed at Purple Gables this past October while we celebrated our marriage over the long weekend. It was an absolutely perfect spot for us to enjoy our first days as a married couple! Our room was spacious, thoughtfully furnished, and clean. We had plenty of
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My daughter and I stayed at Purple Gables for two nights. It was everything we could have hoped for, and more! It is cozy, clean, and comfortable. Lynda is such a wonderful and genuine host, who welcomed us and made us feel right at home! I would stay here again in a heartbeat!
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Had a great 3 days stay with Lynda at Purple Gables. The idea of being the only guest is unusual, but you do feel like a King (or Queen) while you are there. The amount of space is great. The gardens out in back are peaceful and beautiful. The TV is there along with wifi,
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Response from Lynda F, Owner at Purple Gables
Responded Aug 9, 2017
Dan, Thanks for the glowing review. I'd say you were great guests! I truly enjoyed your visit. Sincerely Lynda
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My husband and I just spent two nights at Purple Gables, and loved it!. Lynda is a wonderful host -- warm, gracious, and welcoming. The suite includes every convenience -- hairdryer that actually works, magnifying mirror, full length mirror, place to put your toiletries,
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We were visiting colleges in Amherst with our daughter and decided to stay at a bed and breakfast instead of a traditional hotel. And are we glad that we did. We had a private entrance to our own beautifully furnished apartment. Our hostess Lynda couldn't have been more warm
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Front Porch
Do you have a room with twin beds for the night of Nov 11? Thanks,
i think you've misdirected your question. you need to be in touch w/ owner.
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Does the room have a private bathroom?
Yes, ,the suite has a large private bath with shower and tub, safety bars in the tub, shampoo, conditioner, thick white towels and a beautiful stained glass window. We can also provide a bath-chair if notified in advance of the need.
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"Close to everything but tucked up away from the road in a peaceful spot."
"There is only one suite."
"There is only one suite"
United StatesMassachusettsAmherst
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