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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The Dancing Bear b&b is a wonderful place to come and rest. It is clean and well maintained. It is in a quiet neighborhood and a walk away from restaurants and shops and the flower bridge. Phil and his family are most accommodating and made us feel welcome and at ease. He is friendly and a great cook! I highly... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I spent a night with my sister while visiting family in town. The Balcony Room was spacious and comfortable, with a large private bathroom across the hall. The air conditioner and ceiling fan were more than sufficient for the hot July day, and it was a treat to sit on the balcony with a cold beer during a late afternoon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised at my accommodation. It was a restored 19th century home and it was so comfortable. My room was spacious and the bathroom was also big enough for one. Both were very clean and well appointed with plenty of linen. The air conditioner was also useful on occasion. The location was excellent, well within walking distance of... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My sister and I enjoyed a one-night visit in this "perfect" B and B. It is a lovely Victorian home! We enjoyed chatting with the hosts Phillip and Edith and the fellow guests over a delicious breakfast of fresh fruits and home-cooked pastries / crepes. Very reasonable price, great location with a walk to town and a very "Norman Rockwell-esque"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Stacked up magazines and books, vintage furniture worn around the edges, treasures from exotic vacation spots scattered about the rooms and a very warm welcome. Excellent breakfast crepes made by the world traveler, Phillip, our host. We didn't meet Edith, Phillips wife,, but saw her wonderful artwork. Comfortable (twin) beds. This is not your typical stuffy high end antique decorated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I stayed at the Dancing Bear B & B while taking a class at Vavstuga in Shelburne Falls (the Dancing Bear is a short walk to the village and to the weaving studio). The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable and Philip and Edith were wonderful hosts. I will certainly stay there in the future if I am in... More 

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Phillip and Edith were spectacular hosts of a marvelously laid back vacation within walking distance of wonderful Shelburne Falls and the Bridge of Flowers. As hosts, they gave all sorts of sage advice about restaurants and must-see places. As a cook, Phillip is superb, and so our trip was very relaxing. We had the room across the street, where the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Phillip was a great host and his home was very inviting. Additionally, the community was perfect for what we wanted to experience. Dancing Bear Guesthouse was a lucky find! Great breakfast and a great rollaway cot was made available to us! Thanks again!

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Peschiera del Garda, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Unfortunately we only stayed one night but it was amazing. Coming there after a long drive during our honeymoon trip and find the room they gave us was a unexpected wedding present, room was spacious, so nice dressed up, private bath was large and comfortable. Breakfast freshly prepared and so tasty! Philip/Fillippo is a great host. Thanks again for have... More 

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Molte grazie! Ci auguriamo che ritornare in futuro. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Ok so when we checked in, we were brought to our room in the house across the street from the bed and breakfast. The house had our room on one side, the owners 90 year old parents lived on the other side and his niece lived upstairs with her children, so basically they rented out a extra room. The kids... More 

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Xovox88, Owner at Dancing Bear Guesthouse, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. When we checked the room the air conditioner was working fine, no holes, and the sugar and cream we also fine. Perhaps the insects came in when the door was open...? It's true, our family does live in the house and we do rent out this room. Many B&Bs work this way. In fact,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dancing Bear Guest House is a clean, comfortable bed and breakfast well-known for its excellent breakfasts which the hosts strive to source from local farms; its clean, comfortable bedrooms with high quality natural-fiber sheets, quilts, and blankets; its excellent, walking-distance location to the village center; and last-but-not-least the personal and knowledgeable care and attention of hosts, Philip and Edith. All rooms have private baths, air-conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dancing Bear Guesthouse

Address: 22 Mechanic St, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1214
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Shelburne Falls
Number of rooms: 3
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