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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always wanted to have a B & B experience in a Victorian. I also, wanted an holistic healing experience without having to go Sedona or some Californian spa. Shelburne Falls offers both. Back in May, I wanted to treat myself to a wellness getaway as a birthday gift and well earned vacation from one doozy of contract job. Not... More 

Thank Arlene H
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The Dancing Bear b&b is a wonderful place to come and rest. It is clean and well maintained. It is in a quiet neighborhood and a walk away from restaurants and shops and the flower bridge. Phil and his family are most accommodating and made us feel welcome and at ease. He is friendly and a great cook! I highly... More 

Thank Susan C
Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I spent a night with my sister while visiting family in town. The Balcony Room was spacious and comfortable, with a large private bathroom across the hall. The air conditioner and ceiling fan were more than sufficient for the hot July day, and it was a treat to sit on the balcony with a cold beer during a late afternoon... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

I was pleasantly surprised at my accommodation. It was a restored 19th century home and it was so comfortable. My room was spacious and the bathroom was also big enough for one. Both were very clean and well appointed with plenty of linen. The air conditioner was also useful on occasion. The location was excellent, well within walking distance of... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

My sister and I enjoyed a one-night visit in this "perfect" B and B. It is a lovely Victorian home! We enjoyed chatting with the hosts Phillip and Edith and the fellow guests over a delicious breakfast of fresh fruits and home-cooked pastries / crepes. Very reasonable price, great location with a walk to town and a very "Norman Rockwell-esque"... More 

1 Thank MFSCT
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stacked up magazines and books, vintage furniture worn around the edges, treasures from exotic vacation spots scattered about the rooms and a very warm welcome. Excellent breakfast crepes made by the world traveler, Phillip, our host. We didn't meet Edith, Phillips wife,, but saw her wonderful artwork. Comfortable (twin) beds. This is not your typical stuffy high end antique decorated... More 

Thank BookingItBabe
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

I stayed at the Dancing Bear B & B while taking a class at Vavstuga in Shelburne Falls (the Dancing Bear is a short walk to the village and to the weaving studio). The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable and Philip and Edith were wonderful hosts. I will certainly stay there in the future if I am in... More 

1 Thank SBSStandish
Burnsville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Phillip and Edith were spectacular hosts of a marvelously laid back vacation within walking distance of wonderful Shelburne Falls and the Bridge of Flowers. As hosts, they gave all sorts of sage advice about restaurants and must-see places. As a cook, Phillip is superb, and so our trip was very relaxing. We had the room across the street, where the... More 

Thank cabin748
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Phillip was a great host and his home was very inviting. Additionally, the community was perfect for what we wanted to experience. Dancing Bear Guesthouse was a lucky find! Great breakfast and a great rollaway cot was made available to us! Thanks again!

Thank dj52014
Peschiera del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Unfortunately we only stayed one night but it was amazing. Coming there after a long drive during our honeymoon trip and find the room they gave us was a unexpected wedding present, room was spacious, so nice dressed up, private bath was large and comfortable. Breakfast freshly prepared and so tasty! Philip/Fillippo is a great host. Thanks again for have... More 

Thank Francesca B
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dancing Bear Guesthouse

Address: 22 Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Shelburne Falls
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms depend on availability This bed and breakfast is really popular with couple and still provided a good room for me, the lone traveller.”
 of 5 bubbles 141arleneh, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Balcony Room overlooks the quiet street, and was spacious and comfortable with a large private bathroom across the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanF1225, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have air conditioning and are generally quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Patricia1209, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the balcony room but all seemed quite comfortable, clean and well-appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles MFSCT, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Didn't see the other rooms, so can't really help.”
 of 5 bubbles cabin748, 26 May 2016 | Read review
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