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#4 of 13 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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T-Grip wrote a review Oct 2022
Plymouth, Massachusetts144 contributions105 helpful votes
We had a delightful stay at the Wainwright Inn B & B… our room, which overlooked the wildflower garden, was quiet, clean, and comfortable. The room has a very comfortable bed, an electric fireplace, and a small television that I think gets every channel within 5,000 miles. The bathroom has a tub/shower. There is also a walk-in closet with a dresser. Until we went down to breakfast, we thought we might be the inn’s only guests. The inn is very quiet. We didn’t hear anybody else. The traffic going by on the Main Street through Great Barrington does not make the inn noisy. The owners, Chris and Barbara, are delightful! They are easy to chat with and they know the area well! They prepare and serve a wonderful breakfast. During our stay the breakfast included fresh fruit, juice, poached eggs served on English muffins with Canadien bacon, home fried potatoes, lemon wine cake, and a bottomless cup excellent coffee. Their greeter is a very gentle dog! The well-maintained, historic inn was established 10 years prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Chris and Barbara have owned the inn since 2015. They live on the property. We will stay here again on our travels through Massachusetts.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Oct 24, 2022
Thank you so much for your awesome review! It was a pleasure to talk to you both! Thank you once again for taking the time to write such a generous review! Chris & Barb
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Federico64 wrote a review Jul 2022
Massachusetts11 contributions8 helpful votes
We had a lovely stay and a very nice breakfast at this charming B & B. The room was very clean and air-conditioned with a mini split. Our bed was very comfortable and the garden view added to the room's ambience.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Room Tip: The Garden Room was lovely!
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Responded Jul 31, 2022
Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and your friends! Chris & Barb
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wishiwasincapecod wrote a review Jul 2022
Buffalo, New York52 contributions14 helpful votes
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On our recent travels to the Cape we decided to stop halfway for a break in our 9 hour travel time. The town of Lenox was a perfect halfway point for us. Nestled in the Berkshires on a quite street sits this beautifully restored Inn built in 1766 what a beauty it is. We stayed in the Edison room on the first floor. A very large room with a very comfy queen size bed. Super soft sheets I am a stickler for great sheets. Bottled water and pretty glasses were set out on a pedestal table and a lovely note from the hostess. We had arrived late but she left us the key. We had a good nights sleep and the next morning joined other lodgers in the beautiful bright dining room for a home cooked breakfast of pancakes crispy bacon and diced fresh fruit with just a touch of fresh mint. Fresh brewed coffee awaited us in a carafe on our table. Barb brought us each a piece of lemon blueberry pound cake to finish out our meal, it was yummy. Chris is the designated chef and the pancakes were crispy but tender. Not bad for a retired mechanical engineer. They make the perfect team. Our shower was huge with the choice of 2 different shower heads. The history of the inn is fascinating. I highly recommend a stay here. Super clean, the gardens are full of colorful wild flowers in every color imaginable and the hosts Barb and Chris are super nice.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Jul 27, 2022
Thank you so much for your awesome review and it was a pleasure to meet you both! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you once again and hope to see you both soon! Chris & Barb
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robert c wrote a review Jun 2022
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A lovely location with even nicer owners. Very comfortable, clean, nice size rooms with ample closet space. Breakfast each day was fresh and tasty, and Barb was able to accommodate our dietary needs. The Inn is located within walking distance to town, and parking is available on site. We had AC, Wifi, and TV in our room.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded Jul 16, 2022
Thank you so much for your lovely and generous review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us! Chris & Barb
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Elizabeth W wrote a review Dec 2021
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey1 contribution1 helpful vote
The innkeepers are friendly and accommodating. It was such a delight to spend time in their sitting room with a well-attended fire burning in the fireplace. Breakfast is exceptional--I swear the best buttermilk pancakes I have ever had, along with a fresh fruit compote. The inn is well located for walks into the town of Great Barrington with its unique stores and restaurants.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Chris Kulaga, Owner at Wainwright Inn
Responded Dec 31, 2021
Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to host you and your family. Stay well and Happy New Year! Chris & Barb
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RJ S wrote a review Nov 2021
Boston, Massachusetts290 contributions123 helpful votes
Absolutely fabulous way to cap the night on a Berkshires experience. Classic 1766 inn infused with American history, yet lovely renovated throughout to be bright and clean. Beautiful details such as retention of old radiators and historical tiles in bathroom. Lovely couple and staff host. Breakfast included delectable homemade buttermilk pancakes. Gorgeous gardens outside generate greens used in the kitchen.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded Dec 31, 2021
Thank you so much for the awesome review! All the best and Happy New Year! Chris & Barb
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Bob B wrote a review Oct 2021
15 contributions13 helpful votes
Adding to the picturesque beauty of this quaint New England Town is the Wainwright Inn. Restored beautifully, with period appropriate furnishings that invite your attention at every turn. Clean, comfortable and alluring is the best way to describe this lovely property. We were warmly greeted every morning by Chris and Barb, the Innkeepers. The richly appointed dining room was spotless and tables were set with China, silver and linens. Breakfast was served individually, freshly prepared with fresh garden ingredients and specialty items from the area. Our breakfast each morning was delicious and prepared with the same attention that is reflected in every aspect of this delightful Inn. Kudos to Chris and Barb! Excellent job.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Oct 22, 2021
Thank you for your awesome review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay an took the time to write the review! Many thanks, Chris & Barb
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Jonathon B wrote a review Oct 2021
Saint Louis, Missouri24 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a lovely two night stay at the Wainwright Inn this weekend, attending a friend's wedding. The inn itself was very charming and Chris & Barb were incredibly kind. The breakfast both mornings was the real show-stopper. Both morning had perfectly prepared beautifully plated dishes. The breakfast potatoes and pancakes were both the best that I've ever eaten.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded Oct 22, 2021
Wow, what an awesome review! Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate your feedback Chris & Barb
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Eric and Debi P wrote a review Sep 2021
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Our first trip to the Berkshires, visiting from Cape Cod, was completely enjoyable, enhanced by our stay at the Wainwright Inn. Chris and Barb provided wonderful breakfasts and were very personable. Our room, the Garden Room, was very comfortable and the Inn was well-located. We particularly enjoyed sitting on the porch. A great place to stay!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Responded Oct 22, 2021
Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. We appreciate it vey much! Chris & Barb
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john D wrote a review Sep 2021
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We were there for a birthday special weekend and we could not have asked for anything better than the stay we had there. The accommodations were superb and the breakfast absolutely delicious. Chris and Barbara are the two most gracious and thoughtful people when it comes accommodating their guests. If you have the chance, this is the place to stay. John and Linda
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Responded Oct 22, 2021
What can we say, the review is fantastic! Thank you so much for your kind words. Take care, Chris & Barb
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$178 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBerkshiresGreat Barrington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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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), Colonel John Ashley House (8.9 miles), and The Mission House (7.1 miles).
Is Wainwright Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.