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Galway, New York
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The Porches Inn is a collection of six 1890's row houses, once the homes of factory workers, cleverly redesigned to accommodate fifty guest rooms and suites. It had the vibe of a cozy bed and breakfast with the conveniences of a bigger, modern hotel. Our room (Yellow25) was a delightful standard room with a very comfortable king-size bed. Down pillows,...

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We have stayed at the Porches three of four times a year for the last five years or so. It has always been excellent, but this time, some of the magic was gone. It has been a long and cold winter and the room seemed slightly dingy. Seams in the bead board paneling were starting to open in the bathroom...

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Kim_Asst_Innkeeper, Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive criticism. We depend on loyal customers like you to keep us on our toes. If you're willing to contact us directly, we'd like to talk to you about your concerns and hear your recommendations for ways we can improve. We look forward to welcoming you back to Porches in the near future--we promise that she...

Hoosick Falls, New York
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Oh my goodness! I happened upon the Porches Inn while looking for a get-away close to home for my daughter and me! We love The Porches Inn! We stayed in the red house, room #23. It was perfect! From the color on the bead-boarded walls to the spacious bathroom with a claw foot tub and rain shower! We purchased the...

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Lowell, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Overated! Woman at desk with accent extremely arrogant! I inquired about discount for senior veterans. My husband is a Vietnam Veteran who was shot and is handicapped. She LAUGHED at us!! saying....only Williams College get discounts! She was pushing a local restaurant. I said we already had reservations at Water Street Grill (where we have dined previously). She told me...

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mel k, Manager at The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay. It was very obvious that you would not be happy with anything at The Porches from the moment that you arrived to the moment that you departed.. We would never laugh at any of our guests, we are in hospitality business and we care about our guests. Our staff did everything to...

MA
Reviewed 11 February 2015

I loved this hotel. It's comfortable, clean, funky and a stone's throw to Mass Moca. The decor is bohemian chic and the bathroom was my favorite part of our stay. The claw-footed tub and double headed shower was yummy. It was too cold to swim when we visited so the bathroom became our spa. Please note - we DID NOT...

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Boston
Reviewed 31 December 2014

With a location minutes from Mass Moca and just down the road from the Clark and the Williams College art museum, Porches is perfect for the touring art lover. And if you have kids, the hotel's informality, buffet breakfast, hiking trail and--most of all--the pool and hot tub will keep them happy. The rooms are quirky and you can hear...

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Boston
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here because we were in town visiting family for the holiday. The place was great, great amenities, very comfortable rooms and very wel decorated. We used the fitness center and the outdoor heated pool which added to our positive experience there. Our only complaint is that the accustics in the hallways is bad and when...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 December 2014

My husband and I spent Thanksgiving night at Porches and only wish that we had stayed longer. Our room was large and comfy with wonderful vintage lamps and mirrors. The bathroom had a claw foot tub as well as a rain head shower and two warm robes. The view of snow-covered branches and icicles the next morning was New England...

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Porches was a great place to stay for a one-night art getaway to the Williamstown/North Adams area. We had a comfortable and very clean deluxe Queen room with an enormous and nicely outfitted bathroom. The included "Continental" breakfast had a nice assortment of mostly healthy items -- yogurt, cereal, hard-boiled eggs, fruit, juices -- and some tempting baked goods as...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The Porches Inn is situated across from the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) and offers both a friendly ambience and comfortable accommodation. We were there over the American Thanksgiving for a rendez-vous with our daughter, her husband and children, arriving in a blowing snowstorm. Check-in was enhanced by the blazing wood-burning fireplace adjacent to the reception area. Our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Porches Inn consists of seven renovated Victorian-era buildings that originally provided housing for the area’s mill workers. Located across the street from MASS MoCA, Porches’ guest rooms and public spaces employ a clever synthesis of retro and contemporary designs. The inn’s 47 rooms and suites are fully wired, offering free WiFi, BluRay/DVD players and complimentary DVDs. Porches' healthful continental breakfast is included in the room rate and may be eaten in the Breakfast Room, on the porch (weather permitting) or delivered to your room in the inn's signature metal lunchbox. The inn features a year-round heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, bonfire pit, fitness room and meeting rooms for retreats and special events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

Address: 231 River St, North Adams, MA 01247-3201
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > North Adams
Price Range: €153 - €304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Rooms have Apple TVs, complete with Netflix! If you are a light sleeper I would recommend bringing a sound machine though because the rooms aren't very soundproof. ”
 of 5 bubbles Carlyd123, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“While the street side rooms include charming porches with rockers, they are probably quite noisy given the constant traffic. ”
 of 5 bubbles nancyinct2016, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we were on first floor. No elevator for second floor.”
  • part of eclectic decor and curtains
  • old style sink but up-to-date amenities
 of 5 bubbles Swampmimi, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is a little quieter than first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles diner000, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I have stayed in 3 different rooms on my stays at The Porches.. each one unique and so comfortable.. The beds and linens are top quality.. they have not forgotten a thing.. ”
 of 5 bubbles 813ruthw, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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