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Falmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I recently attended a 4 day retreat, sponsored by The Quilted Crow, in Bolton, and it was fantastic. it was a quiet weekend at the golf course, but we couldn't have been treated any better. The staff was amazing, and went out of their way to meet our every need. When I asked about iced coffee, the staff immediately put...

1Thank Debbie Z
Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Pros: Front-desk staff was pleasant Beds were reasonably comfortable and included clean, white bedding Rooms were quiet Cons: Dingy and old carpet and furniture Hideous bathroom lighting and non-draining shower/tub Literally no service or amenities at all; we needed a sewing kit. I can understand not having them in every room but the front desk couldn't cough one up either....

3Thank Edgingin
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Returned after 4 yrs and it's the same--dull. Golf course is beautiful, rooms are nice size but dull interior. Our room the corners of the windows and closet had spider webs, I cleaned them myself after leaving a note. If you did not understand the lay out it's hard to find the room with continental breakfast, some friends got lost....

1Thank mspatron
New York Metro
Reviewed 26 April 2015

This is not a typical hotel, in that the lodge is really only for parties and conferences. The staff was very helpful. The rooms were pretty big and roomy, but also pretty basic. The food we had was good. We ate 3 meals a day there and nothing was ever repeated.

2Thank asia999
New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Just came from an extra joyous wedding at The International. Going there from Providence RI, we were wondering why we were traveling to this seemingly no where place. When we got there, we understood. Both the snow covered golf course, the trees and the celebratory halls were quite beautiful. The food and service, especially the hors d'oeuvres, were delicious. I...

1Thank Sabahow
New England
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I have to disagree with the critical reviews - my wife and I attended a New Year's Eve party at The International and everything was close to perfect. The room was spacious and clean - my only criticism is, the room lacked a dresser, so there weren't really enough drawers for folded clothes; although for our one-night stay that didn't...

1Thank opti-wan
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 October 2014

This supposedly high-class golf resort includes a tired hotel (the Lodge) and a very poorly trained staff. From the moment we made reservations for a group wedding event, they got everything wrong. When I called several months later to confirm the reservation, they indicated that I didn't have a "real" reservation, and that the number they'd given me was a...

2Thank ACR_Chicago
IGCMangement, Public Relations Manager at The International, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay. We are troubled to hear about your experience with reservations and tracking down packages that were shipped in advance of your arrival. Within the last year, we've moved to a new system so the issue regarding your reservation, fortunately, won't be a problem for any future guests. We strive to best...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We held our wedding at The International and we (along with our friends and family) all stayed at the Lodge. The experience was fantastic from beginning to end. The staff at the Lodge were very helpful and accommodating. The rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious and the building was very quiet (even with a loud group down at the bar...

Thank JC_9202014
IGCMangement, Public Relations Manager at The International, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review! We are delighted to have been a part of your special day and are thrilled you enjoyed the weekend. Please come visit us soon!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Bolton is very small and very beautiful. The International property is very nice for a wedding or other event. The food was very good and the various venues well appointed. The rooms in the lodge could use some updating (the electric outlets actually turn off when you turn off the switch at the door....know this if you are going to...

Thank tripadvthoughts
IGCMangement, Public Relations Manager at The International, responded to this review

Delighted to have your positive feedback about The International. Thank you and we hope to see you back soon!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I knew the golf course at The International was supposed to be top notch so I expected an upscale hotel experience. Bad assumption. It appears that the unless you are there only for golf and don't care if you stay in a place that does not compare favorably to a Hampton Inn - you may want to pass on the...

Thank lithiumsan
IGCMangement, Public Relations Manager at The International, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding our property. We are happy to hear you were impressed with our award-winning golf and banquet facilities. Regarding the lodge, it is feedback such as yours that directs us in our daily and large-scale improvements. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Best, The International

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hidden amongst 700 acres of natural beauty and two world-renowned golf courses in Bolton, MA, The Lodge at The International is a peaceful destination for anyone with an appreciation of natural beauty. Clean air and an orchestra of Mother Nature's sounds greet guests as soon as they step on property. At The Lodge, natural surroundings are appreciated from the comfort of oversized and peaceful guestrooms, a common lounge with full bar for socializing, and an outdoor patio overlooking one of The International's two award-winning 18-hole golf courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The International

Address: 159 Ballville Road, Bolton, MA 01740-1227
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Bolton
Price Range: €87 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The International 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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