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Irvine, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Breakast was excellent, friendly staff and nice accomodations. The property was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by US Department of Interior. We attended an event at Lime Rock Park and did not spend much time at the Inn. We did not have time to explore areas around the Inn. There did not seem to be many places... More 

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Thank Kahiaukupaa
BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to provide a review for others. Much appreciated! Yes, our main house was built in 1763. Amazing, but only 2 rooms and 2 suites in the main house. Still, the Carriage House is at least 130 years old. There are a variety of activities in this area--both indoor (music, concerts)... More 

Connecticut
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good Bed & Breakfast starts at the top with the Inn Keeper - how devoted, dedicated, and concerned is this person for the visitor and the establishment. This was a great stay for many reasons but it really began with T.W. the Inn Keeper. Welcoming guy who knows the business inside out and take tremendous pride in everything from... More 

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BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! We are delighted you enjoyed your time here! BRI is a unique property. Never thought I would be preparing and serving breakfast in a building built in 1763:-) We really appreciate the fact that you took time to do a review of the Inn. It means a lot. It's a treat to get... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at the Blackberry River Inn! It was quiet, the bed was really comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious with great choices. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the innkeeper was great. It was very close to the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, where our daughter was performing. The performances were all top level chamber music... More 

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BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

We are very glad you had a wonderful time with us! Yes, we are literally a few minutes drive from the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. Guests that have attended the Festival have all had very nice things to say about the music and the performers. The Norfolk Farmers Market on Saturdays is also very popular with our guests. Ah, that... More 

Tokyo, Japan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying at the BBRI! Beds are comfortable, and the breakfasts are delicious! TW and Tabu made us feel at home, and like family! The only recommendation we have would be to have fans in the rooms. The rooms can get stuffy, even with the windows open (the rooms do have a/c units). We will definitely return, next time... More 

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Thank chrislbowen
BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted you loved your stay with us! Good point about the fans. Most of the rooms and all the suites have ceiling fans actually, but there are a few rooms in the Carriage House that currently do not have a fan. They certainly should have. Thank you for that recommendation. Tabu and I look forward to welcoming you... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled on the Blackberry River Inn during a road trip to Connecticut, and it was just what we needed after a long drive. The innkeeper was very friendly and helpful, and even upgraded our room when we arrived. The inn was quiet, the grounds were well-kept, and the breakfast was delicious and fresh. We'd definitely recommend this B&B to... More 

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BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Blackberry River Inn. We appreciate that you took the time and very much appreciate the nice review! Thank you very much! Glad you enjoyed your breakfast! After all, it is half of the "bed and breakfast". This season we have focused on enhancing our breakfast and using organic foods as well as... More 

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This part of Connecticut, on the border of Norfolk and North Canaan is in an idyllic locaton. Brings back memories of childhood and better times. The Inn is well kept and the proprietors, T.W. and Tabu and family are very friendly and attentive to emotional and comfort concerns and well being. The Inn is well located to important venues throughout... More 

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BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We are sincerely delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. It's our pleasure--both Tabu and I:-) We look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you again! T.W. Innkeeper More 

Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How lucky were we to find this jewel for a getaway weekend July 4th. Charming and quaint...a little bit country! Wonderful breakfast...waffles like my Grandmother use to make. T W and Tabu are perfect hosts. Have been to the area many times but never this locale...now it is our 1st choice. We'll be back in the fall. 2Islands

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Thank 2islands2016
BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and will be back! Thanks very much for taking the time to review the Blackberry River Inn! Tabu and I both thank you for those very nice words! Ahhh, our raised waffles have become a signature breakfast item now and served with real local maple syrup...as life should be:-) Thanks... More 

Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Blackberry River Inn during a recent trip to Lime Rock Race Park. Room was very clean and beds were comfortable. This is a really great place to stay with lots of charm and history. The breakfast was also excellent. TW and Tabu are great hosts, and I would not hesitate to recommend this lovely Inn to all... More 

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Thank lspots
BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Hello Larry, Thanks so much for taking time to review Blackberry River Inn! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and are recommending us to others! Very much appreciated. Tabu and I both thank you:-) T.W. More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised with the Blackberry River Inn. First of all, the innkeeper, TW, was very kind and hospitable. He greeted us in the parking lot and brought us straight to our room. He has a german shepherd that follows him around- very well behaved, so not to worry. The building itself is from the mid-1700's so is old and... More 

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Thank Satoru Y
BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Satoru Y, Thanks very much for taking the time to give Blackberry River Inn a review! We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and our breakfasts too, of course. Yes, Tabu, my German Shepherd, is very people-friendly and as you know, my shadow--I go, she tends to be right there next to me. Yes, the main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took a two-night getaway here recently. T.W. (and Tabu) are wonderful hosts. The accommodations are very comfortable and the breakfast delicious. The lovely pool is a great spot to relax. Highly recommend a stay here. We will be back.

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Thank gmichaelkaas
BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review and taking the time to do the review in the first place! Very much appreciated! Tabu also thanks you for those nice words. Breakfast in a building built in 1763 should be delicious:-) It doesn't hurt we use real local maple syrup, locally farmed and made jams and preserves, range-free certified organic eggs,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blackberry River Inn is a converted Colonial mansion built in 1763. The Inn lies nestled in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains on 27 lush scenic acres. Restored to its original elegance, the Colonial Williamsburg buildings house 17 guest rooms and suites, many with working wood burning fireplaces, and wireless internet access. The Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackberry River Inn

Address: 538 Greenwoods Rd, Rte 44 West, Norfolk, CT 06058
Location: United States > Connecticut > Norfolk
Price Range: $110 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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