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The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

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#1 of 2 hotels in North Adams
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4.5
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4.7
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4.5
Value
4.1
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The Porches Inn consists of seven renovated Victorian-era buildings that originally provided housing for the area’s mill workers. Located across the street from MASS MoCA, Porches’ guest rooms and public spaces employ a clever synthesis of retro and contemporary designs. The inn’s 47 rooms and suites are fully wired, offering free WiFi, BluRay/DVD players and complimentary DVDs. Porches' healthful continental breakfast is included in the room rate and may be eaten in the Breakfast Room, on the porch (weather permitting) or delivered to your room in the inn's signature metal lunchbox. The inn features a year-round heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, bonfire pit, fitness room and meeting rooms for retreats and special events.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Meeting rooms
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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3.5 of 5 stars
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4.5 of 5 bubbles1,305 reviews
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The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA is celebrated by guests for its impeccable cleanliness and a delightful fusion of historical allure and contemporary comfort. Its prime location is a hit among travelers eager to explore MASS MoCA and nearby dining venues, while the amenities, including a cozy fireplace and a heated pool, are often praised. Although the rooms are generally admired for their charm, some guests find issues with their size. The value proposition has been questioned by guests who feel the pricing may not fully align with what is offered, and while the service is typically commended for being attentive, occasional lapses have been noted.
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Bradley P wrote a review Feb 2024
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Everything was perfect...staff was super friendly from the front desk to the cleaning crew. Loved our stay! The hot tub and pool were a super hit with our daughters *and us! And the proximity to MassMoca and local restaurants was a bonus!
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We hope to see your family again soon, Bradley! Well Wishes, SDM.
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sarahruderman wrote a review Feb 2024
Boston, Massachusetts1 contribution
Our family stayed at The Porches for a quick ski getaway. The room was perfect, with plenty of space for all four of us. It was cozy, lovely bathroom, comfy bedding. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub despite the cold, and the breakfast couldn't be beat. The staff was so friendly and helpful.
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We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay- and got to enjoy the outdoor heated pool and hot tub! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience- and we hope to see you in the future! Well Wishes, SDM.
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rayebirk wrote a review Feb 2024
Northampton, Massachusetts1 contribution
A very charming and unique place. Wonderful staff and a great location, especially if you're going to MASS MoCA. Only disappointment was the complimentary breakfast - at these prices we expected something much better.
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Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience- we appreciate the feedback. Happy to hear you had a wonderful stay! Warmly, SDM.
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rhegan333 wrote a review Feb 2024
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If you are in North Adams area, the place to stay is Porches. The rooms are imaginatively decorated and very country chic. So comfortable. The staff is tremendously friendly. You can walk across the street to MassMoca. Great place to stay.
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We appreciate the compliments- and, of course, are happy to hear you had a good time. We look forward to seeing you in the future! Well Wishes, SDM.
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LisaB62 wrote a review Feb 2024
Rehoboth, Massachusetts8 contributions
Great weekend in North Adams at The Porches. We booked an extended stay suite which had a fireplace and kitchenette with mini fridge,microwave, toaster oven and French press coffee. We also had a washer and dryer in unit which was nice especially to dry our robes after returning from the pool. We took a quick drive to Mt Greylock State Reservation to snowshoe, visit to Susan B Anthony birthplace museum, Williams College Museum of Art, Clark Art Institute(free admission in Feb), Mass MoCA (always fun). Quick walk to great restaurants(Ramuntos, Grazie and Big Daddy’s BBQ outside MoCA and across from great brewery Bright Ideas Brewing.) Heated outdoor pool, hot tub and sauna were fun and the hotel provides robes to keep you warm on the trek to and from. Watched the Super Bowl in the meeting room next to pool as the tv was much bigger than the one in our room. Didn’t use it but there is also a nice outdoor fire pit on site. Great trip!
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We are delighted to hear you were able to partake in quite a few exciting adventures in the area! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience- we look forward to having you return! Warmly, SDM.
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PeiT231 wrote a review Feb 2024
New York City, New York225 contributions
We came here to visit the MassMoCA, the hotel is across the street from the museum. It was conveniently located, there was plenty of parking. The hotel is a historical structure with lots of history. They offer great breakfast, there is a pool and hot tub.
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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We are happy to hear you enjoyed both- MoCA and your stay with us! We hope to see you again! Well Wishes, SDM.
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Myron_A2014 wrote a review Feb 2024
Wappingers Falls, New York4 contributions
A favorite spot for art, architecture, hospitality. We have been coming to Porches, Mass MOCA, for five years. Each trip more enjoyable. Fun to watch construction of the new building next to Studio 9. can't wait to see it finished.
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We are happy to hear each time is more enjoyable with us (thank you for your patronage as well)! The construction is due to be complete this September (fingers crossed), which will be exciting to see for all! We look forward to seeing you again!- SDM
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Annie B wrote a review Feb 2024
Belmont, Massachusetts8 contributions
We loved the heated pool and hot tub. Very nice to swim outdoors in the winter. Pool temp was very nice . Breakfast was yummy....nice coffee, bagels, smoked salmon, eggs and sausage, yogurt and cheese board.
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We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, Annie! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience! Well Wishes, SDM.
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KPandLH wrote a review Jan 2024
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We will be back. In fact, we tried to book for next year but it’s too soon. I read Porces described as “Grandma chic” and that nails it. Clean, good linens, comfortable, solid breakfast. I’m tempted to rate this poorly so it can be our little secret.
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We can't wait to have you back! :) Best, SDM
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Tia1952 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Porches is a great destination for a winter getaway. The buildings and rooms are well designed and maintained, The heated pool, comfortable beds, excellent breakfast, and great staff were all first class.
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Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us! We appreciate your admiration- and look forward to seeing you again. Best, SDM
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
47
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA
Which popular attractions are close to The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Nearby attractions include MASS MoCA (0.08 miles), Sanford Blackinton Mansion, North Adams Public Library (0.5 miles), and Western Gateway Heritage State Park (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Conveniently located restaurants include PUBLIC eat+drink, Grazie, and Jack's Hot Dog Stand.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of North Adams.
Are pets allowed at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Sanford Blackinton Mansion, North Adams Public Library (0.5 miles).
Is The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.