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518 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-2006
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#3 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Great Barrington
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The Berkshires are a glorious destination year round and The Wainwright Inn is the perfect place to launch your vacation. Tanglewood is just minutes away with summer concerts and picnics on the lawn. Enjoy performances by top name performers at the Berkshire Theater Festival, Shakespeare and Company, or the Barrington Stage Company. For the golfers in the family The Egremont Country Club features a challenging 18-hole golf course. A twenty-five minute drive and a small hike takes you to Bash Bish Water Falls. Visit The Berkshire Botanical Gardens and educate yourself and you children about the plants that thrive in the Berkshires. A twenty minute drive takes you to The Prime Outlets at Lee which offers great shopping at discounted prices. The Berkshires are home to nearly one hundred restaurants, including many fine dinning experiences. Canoeing, swimming, fishing, and horseback riding, are also available in the Berkshires. Take long summer walks or just a relaxing drive through the lovely countryside. Winter means skiing and crisp country air. The Inn is within minutes of downhill skiing at Catamount, Ski Butternut, Otis Ridge and Bousquet. The Berkshires also have miles of cross-country ski trails graded for all levels of ability. Spring means refreshing walks through the countryside, watching the woods turn green again. Stop into one of the many antique shops, auction houses or art galleries, most of which are open year round. Or shake off those winter doldrums with a spring weekend spent quietly rocking on our porch listening to the birds. Autumn brings flaming color to the hills, and our foliage season is packed with harvest cornucopia of activity. Fairs and seasonal events abound, and roadside stands are bursting with produce and cider. Pick your own apples at a local orchard, or hike through one of our many back roads and parks. Fall is a great time to visit Hancock Shaker Village or the nearby Norman Rockwell Museum. During the warm summer months you can swim in a nearby lake or stream. Take a hike to Bash Bish water falls and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Relax on our wrap-around porches with a cool drink, or just relax inside with the comfort of air-conditioning.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Skiing
Mosquito net
Newspaper
24-hour front desk
Wifi
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Clothes dryer
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Clothes rack
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Quaint
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English
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We visited the area in late February and what a perfect spot. Close to town (walk 1/2 mile), near everything, room and amenities were wonderful, fire in the evening in the common space living room, and a wonderful homemade breakfast. The owners were a delight and Chris was friendly, helpful with restaurants and the area as well as making sure ll was good with the room. Highly recommend!
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Response from Chris Kulaga, Owner at Wainwright Inn
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Thank you for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure to meet both of you! Take Care, Chris & Barb
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We loved our stay at the Inn. Room was beautiful. Location was perfect. Breakfasts were delicious, prepared with love. The Inn keepers were so warm, caring, and attentive. Thank you for making our stay such a pleasant and memorable experience
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Response from krisk5182015, Owner at Wainwright Inn
Responded Nov 25, 2019
Thank you so much for your awesome review! It was a pleasure to be your hosts! Thank you once again and take care! Chris & Barb
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We recently stayed at this charming B&B for a 2 night leaf peeping and easy hiking getaway. The owners Chris and Barb were very helpful, gave us great tips on things to do, and places to eat. Lovely caring people! The rooms were a blend of old charm and modern convenience. Beds were very comfortable, with fresh clean linens, and the breakfasts were delicious. The location was terrific - just a few blocks to the town center, and a short drive to hiking trails and other activities. We will definitely go back to the Wainwright!
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Response from krisk5182015, Owner at Wainwright Inn
Responded Nov 14, 2019
Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to meet you both! Take care, Chris & Barb
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Lovely visit at quaint bed and breakfast. Friendly owners and rooms have a feeling of going back a century but with all the comforts of today! Breakfast cooked as you order although slightly limited in choice. Enjoyable visit
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Response from krisk5182015, Owner at Wainwright Inn
Responded Oct 21, 2019
Thank you for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to be your hosts! Chris & Barb
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Fantastic experience! Beautifully maintained building, great room, and even better gourmet breakfasts. Location was perfect for all our hiking and ‘leaf peeping’ adventures. Short walk to downtown Great Barrington.
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Response from krisk5182015, Owner at Wainwright Inn
Responded Oct 16, 2019
Thank you for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure to meet you both. Chris & Barb
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PRICE RANGE
$162 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBerkshiresGreat Barrington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wainwright Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Wainwright Inn?
Nearby attractions include The Guthrie Center & Foundation (0.5 miles), Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (0.5 miles), and Housatonic River Walk (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Wainwright Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Wainwright Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Wainwright Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Wainwright Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Wainwright Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include SoCo Creamery, Baba Louie's, and Great Barrington Bagel.
Is Wainwright Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Great Barrington.
Are there any historical sites close to Wainwright Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Chesterwood Museum (6.9 miles), The Mission House (7.1 miles), and Colonel John Ashley House (8.9 miles).
Is Wainwright Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.