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1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

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Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We planned an August road trip for a three day two night visit to Williamstown and the Clark Museum. The Williams Inn is overpriced so we stayed in one of the other recommended hostels. Generally the lodging in this area is basic two star accommodations and the 1896 House which had good recommendations was just that - OK at best... More 

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Thank freeskiier
North Potomac, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in one of the suites for a nice long weekend visit. The suite was very nice and the Jacuzzi tub was wonderful. It was so nice and relaxing to sit outside. We enjoyed the breakfast and the service was very delightful. Highly recommend a visit.

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USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we had booked a reservation for a specific room type, we were not able to stay as planned due to a mis-communication about the type of room available upon our arrival. The receptionist, Kerry, was excellent in immediately offering us other room options, apologies, and the willingness to do whatever she could to resolve the issue (Heather and Christina... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

MA quick getaway Being in the hustle and bustle streets of NYC surely is tiring. Sometimes you wanted just to getaway but not too far. I found 1896 House in Springfield, MA. Surrounded with trees, some squirrels and a very relaxing pond. This hotel has been popular for those going to the Music Festival. The serene and quiet environment will... More 

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Thank GianCarlaOrtiz
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is one of the greatest places I've ever stayed. I've read some of the negative reviews below and all I have to say is those people are NUTS! From the scenic views to the convenient location and excellent service, this hidden gem is worth checking out!

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1 Thank larry756
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Me and my husband took the trip to the Berkshires this past weekend and stopped at the 1896 House. The hotel sits on a lovely piece of the property and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. They also have an adjoining pub that is especially welcoming to the weary traveler. I would highly recommend 1896 to stay at if... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We were expecting a little more than a motel, but having made the reservations online for a cross country trip, we didn't have much choice. I guess we did not realize that this was a Motel right on the Highway. For a Motel, this was nice: clean, comfortable, TV, refrigerator, air conditioned and decent linens. It is not a place... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Room was damp and musty. A wriggling maggot in the middle of the bathroom floor. A mini fridge that has a 3 prong plug, the outlet is 2 pronged, how do you miss that? TV did not work, food from previous guests was found in fridge, along with mold growing on shelf. Interiors are extremely dated. Lighting is very poor,... More 

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The smell of mildew hit me as my husband was unlocking the door to our room. Of course, the smell inside the room was worse. I immediately turned off the very filthy air conditioner (see photo below) that was blowing like crazy and then opened every window in the room. I'm pretty sure our room was not vacuumed at any... More 

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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is horrible! I made the reservation on June 6th! We arrived today and the room smelled badly of mildew when we walked through the door! I have asthma and could not stay in that room! We went immediately back to the registration desk, ( which is across the street). I explained to the woman that I could not... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enchanting property situated by a lovely brook and pond. Variety of immaculate & charming rooms with many bed configurations. Some rooms offer jacuzzis, canopy beds, and parlor stoves. Full hot breakfast buffet included in rate. Seasonal heated pool. Free WiFi. Very popular restaurant on site. Gourmet restaurant adjacent. Free parking. All non-smoking. One handicapped accessible room. One 3 Room Apartment. Sister Luxury Inn available on property. You'll never want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

Address: 910 Cold Spring Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267-2732
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
Price Range: $109 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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