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Dancing Bear Guesthouse

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Room & Suite (5)


The Dancing Bear Guest House is a clean, comfortable bed and breakfast well-known for its excellent breakfasts which the hosts strive to source from local farms; its clean, comfortable bedrooms with high quality natural-fiber sheets, quilts, and blankets; its excellent, walking-distance location to the village center; and last-but-not-least the personal and knowledgeable care and attention of hosts, Philip and Edith. All rooms have private baths, air-conditioning, and free Wi-Fi.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Hotel links
Visit hotel website


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79Somewhat walkable
Grade: 79 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
15Attractionswithin 0.5 km
12Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
We stayed here for five nights and felt very much at home. The room was comfortable, the location hard to beat, and breakfast was not only tasty but flexible for dietary concerns. Philip is an engaging and knowledgeable host, and we would definitely stay here again. We were in
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First, the exterior photo on the page is not representative of the state of the place It’s overgrown with plants and strewn with bicycles and plastic kids toys, including on the porch. Don’t sit on porch cushioned seats either. Covered with cat fur from a resident grey feline.
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Philip was a great host - cooks an excellent and authentic breakfast - and room was very comfortable and spacious. Lots of little bears (models) sitting above the doors/windows around the house illustrate the B & B's name. within a couple of minutes walk of several good
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The hosts are knowledgeable & welcoming, the location is ideal - a quick walk to shops, restaurants, and sights, and breakfast is homemade and plentiful and the company.....wonderful. Thank you for an ideal vacation backdrop.
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I spent a week in Shelburne Falls for a weaving workshop at Vavstuga Weaving. I am way too old for the dorm room sort of lodging, so I opted for a space of my own. Dancing Bear was recommended and couldn't have been more convenient. I chose the Hummingbird Room which is in
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The Hummingbird Room
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The Rose Room
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All Rooms have private baths.
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The Blue Room
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Our spacious porches are favorites with our guests in the warmer months.
"Balcony room has, as the name implies, a balcony. Very nice."
"Rooms depend on availability This bed and breakfast is really popular with couple and still provided a good room for me, the lone traveller."
"The Balcony Room overlooks the quiet street, and was spacious and comfortable with a large private bathroom across the hall."
"All rooms have air conditioning and are generally quiet."
"We enjoyed the balcony room but all seemed quite comfortable, clean and well-appointed."
United StatesMassachusettsShelburne Falls
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