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Tamaracks Country Villa

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Somerset County, NJ
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you pull onto the Villa's grounds, you feel as if you were transported to a magical place! We stayed in the Artist's Studio, and our accommodations were spectacularly unique and luxuriously comfortable. And the copper soaking tub was a dream come true :) Our hosts couldn't have been more wonderful--they were warm and welcoming, and gave us... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a spectacular 1-night getaway here with my boyfriend, and I can't say enough about this place! The villa is secluded, gorgeous, and straight out of Europe. It was quiet and serene---exactly what we wanted. The rooms were beautiful and individually decorated, and the doors to unoccupied rooms were left open so you could check them out (and decide where... More 

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Port Republic, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area, grounds, building, rooms. Totally inspiring, one of a kind. We would have stayed longer but for work obligations. Nearby hiking trails, lakes, forests. A perfect place to get away from life's stressors, hold a business retreat, special event.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I stayed for a night after a busy weekend of hiking, and the soaking tub in the Lilac Hedge room was great. If you are hoping for great A/C in an old building you'll find it here along with warm fireplaces in the winter. I arrived late but Kate & Tom were both on hand to give me a quick... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Beautiful place with a lot of history and very relaxing & cozy atmosphere. All rooms are one of a kind with lots of character. Truly unique combination of a historic mansion with all the modern amenities. Caring owners, Cate and Tom, make you feel like you are simply visiting your family... Highly recommend!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Stayed for nearly a week in mid-March and had the run of the place with only one or two other clients some days. Owners/Operators Kate & Tom did a wonderful job of ensuring our stay was easy, enjoyable and memorable. We could listen to their stories of the property for days! They checked with us most days regarding our breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Came for my husband's birthday last year and it was amazing! Cate is such a sweetheart; she's so helpful and thoughtful. Cate and Tom gave us great recommendations about places to go, things to do and restaurants in the area. We never felt lost. The breakfast was always delicious and filling. She'd always ask the night before what we liked... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

My husband surprised me this year for Valentine's Day by booking a room at The Tamaracks Country Villa! What a wonderful and romantic place! The owners, Tom and Catie are very warm and welcoming. As we arrived before the other guests, Catie took us on a tour of all the rooms in the house and Tom shared some of the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

My wife and I were looking to break up our long drive to New England and found this place using Google Earth. It is a little bit of a drive from I80, but worth it. This was the largest guest room (The Artists Room) we had ever stayed in. Very high ceilings and a huge and very comfortable king size... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

My boyfriend and I spent the weekend at the Tamarack Country Villa and it was wonderful. The owners Tom and Katie were so welcoming and friendly. We ended u getting snowed in by a blizzard, so they graciously offerred to make us dinner because we weren't able to go out to eat. Breakfast was delicious and they had a great... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built as a stone farmhouse at the turn of the 19th century, the Tamaracks Country Villa was later absorbed in 1909 into a European-style stucco “castle”, locally known as The Colby Mansion in Sussex County’s Skylands district.Secluded on 5 1/2 acres surrounded by gardens and woodlands, creek and lake, the inn was the dream home of a self-styled architect/entrepreneur and his internationally known artist-wife.While preserving much of the original interior spaces, the seven suites with private ensuite baths, gas fireplaces, and sitting/work areas, are all handcrafted rooms tastefully and artistically appointed. Some have soaking tubs, two person showers, and private balconies. Common areas abound on both floors of the inn providing spaces for guests to relax or visit with others and also for small social gatherings (weddings, club meetings, showers) or business meetings. The first floor is completely accessible and the entire building has a sprinkler system for our guests’ safety.A complimentary full breakfast is offered each morning in the dining room. With its open hearth, bake oven, and 12″ beams cut from the property, the dining room reflects the early Dutch settlers’ heritage.Come for a visit. We would love to share our inn with you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamaracks Country Villa

Address: 85 Tamarack Rd, Byram, NJ 07821
Location: United States > New Jersey > Byram
Price Range: $165 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tamaracks Country Villa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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