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The 1896 House Country Inn - Brookside & Pondside

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had reservations, but actually didn't stay. The website photos are SUPER misleading. We checked into our two rooms in the "Pondside" facility and immediately requested a refund - and were refused. My wife has asthma and her breathing became labored. Our friend (in the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank pgswin
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I'm a Williams alum who has stayed pretty much everywhere in the area over the past 30 years, and while my daughter attended the college from 2010 to 2014, this was my go-to first choice place to stay. I stayed there for a night the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Mary L
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This place is situated on a busy, noisy road. The room smelled musty and moldy; furniture was worn and dated, with cheap window shades (one fell off when we pulled it down, the other came off the roller). Front door stuck and was hard to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Stay425786
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I decided to do something different for vacation and choose the 1896 Inn. The Orings made us feel like their own family and treated us royal. I will recommend the Inn as a getaway to all.

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We lived in Williamstown for more than a decade three years ago. On this our car visit to family in New England from Florida stopping along the way we decided from our overnight stay in Clinton, Maryland to drive 8 hours north to Williamstown, MA...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Description
Enchanting property situated by a lovely brook and pond. Variety of immaculate & charming rooms with many bed configurations. Some rooms offer jacuzzis, canopy beds, and parlor stoves. Full hot breakfast buffet More included in rate. Seasonal heated pool. Free WiFi. Very popular restaurant on site. Gourmet restaurant adjacent. Free parking. All non-smoking. One handicapped accessible room. One 3 Room Apartment. Sister Luxury Inn available on property. You'll never want to leave! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Pool
Meeting Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
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Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$87 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
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Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$87 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
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16 June 2015|
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Yes, our rooms have air conditioning!
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"Don't stay in room 16"
E6928TVmaryl
18 Oct 2018
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"Brookside is next to the pub. Pondside is across the road and has a small pool."
johnwF4042QL
31 Jul 2018
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"On;ly take a suite if you can afford it"
jimhK1981RK
9 Jul 2018
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"the larger suites are better, but more expensive"
annemarieloffeld
22 Oct 2017
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