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1896 House - Barnside Inn

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910 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Unfortunate 1night stay at 1896 House to attend Williamstown Theater Festival. Room was dirty, carpet filthy, horrible odor of mold and overpowering aerosol air freshener burned my eyes and mouth. Bugs and spider webs caked the front door lights. TV barely worked, no phone reception, awful pillows, bedding, mattress. I couldn't wait to get out of there---checked out by 8... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room at this hotel for my wife and daughter for last weekend. I should have known that with all the available rooms on a summer weekend in the Berkshires that this wasn't a great hotel. When my wife checked in she immediately called me and said the website pictures don't match the actual hotel. My wife described... More 

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a charming while somewhat outdated inn. The surroundings of a bubbling brook and lovely grounds more than made up for the needed updating of the unit. The daily breakfasts were very good cooked to order by a lovely lady. The atached reataurant also was very good. Overall the stay was delightful

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My wife and I came here for our yearly Valentine's Day trip. We had bought a groupon deal that said we had our choice of any room. When we tried booking a room, we were told it was not available, even though it did not show it being booked by anyone else. So we booked a different room, and my... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Suite 206 is a favorite of two of the staff we spoke to. It was a clear choice. The last room in the building overlooking the brook and woods. We went on a rainy spring day and had the whole building to ourselves. It was perfect. The room was spacious, clean and lovely. The gas fireplace heated the room nicely.... More 

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connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This was our 3rd trip to the 1896 House to celebrate our anniversary using a Living Social voucher. In prior years as this year, included was a four course dinner for two. The difference this time was that we were not allowed to choose from the full menu which was not mentioned on the voucher or at check in. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This was our third stay at the 1896 House in room 205 and it gets better every time. The place is warm and inviting as is all the staff. The Barnside rooms all have a fireplace, jacuzzi and porch. They are large suites with a dressing area with sink and closet. It is a quiet and relaxing place to escape... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We go away for romantic weekends frequently, and the 1896 House if still my favorite! The best room with fireplace, spa tub, antiques all around our four posted canopy bed. Not to mention, the candlelit breakfast is outstanding and just lovely. The restaurant on premisis is good and just ok. Look around for finer dining if that's what you're up... More 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

My husband & I decided to book a last minute weekend away here to celebrate our anniversary. The rate was extremely affordable and included a candlelight breakfast. Our room (#205) was very spacious and comfortable. While the decor was not my favorite, it fit the time period which the room represented. There was work being done on the property when... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My husband and I were visiting to see the Van Gogh exhibit at the Sterling Clark. This hotel looked very appealing online. It turned out to be a very long room that was damp and dark! It is under new ownership and might improve in the future. However, their fees were high and the room was definitely NOT worth it!... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enchanting 3 building property on a brook and pond. Variety of luxury suites with a candlelight gourmet breakfast and immaculate and charming traditional motel rooms with a hot breakfast buffet. Many bed configurations and some connecting rooms. Some dual whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, canopy beds, and parlor stoves. Seasonal heated pool. Free WiFi and business center. Very popular ‘6 House Pub on site. Gourmet restaurant adjacent. Free parking. All non-smoking. Accessible room. One 3 Room Apartment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1896 House - Barnside Inn

Address: 910 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA 01267
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
Price Range: $243 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
1896 House - Barnside Hotel Williamstown
1896 Hotel Country
1896 Motel Country
Country Inn Williamstown
Williamstown Country Inn
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