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Howarth House Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

My family and I rented out all 3 rooms Howarth House has to offer on the weekend of our wedding. We were able to all stay together, as they were all in from out-of-state. It was so relaxing to have the entire weekend together in a homey environment, rather than a hotel. The food was fantastic, and Brian and Linda...

Thank Lisa B
North Chatham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The gracious and serene ambiance of the Howarth House Bed and Breakfast complemented with the meticulous attention to every detail by the friendly hosts was a wonderful experience. Property well maintained and thoughtfully arranged for the comfort of guests, home was tastefully decorated with special touches throughout and rooms offered many amenities available to guests. Fresh baked cookies upon arrival,...

Thank dianejc2015
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I highly recommend Howarth House B&B! My family and I stayed there recently for three nights and everything was absolutely lovely. Hosts Brian and Linda are fantastic; the rooms are comfortable, pretty, with many top notch amenities; breakfast was delicious (best blueberry pancakes I have ever had); pristine pool and grounds. A gem in the heart of Fitchburg, my hometown....

Thank Donna F
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were attending a family event in the area and spent three nights at Howarth House. It was perfect! Beautiful house, beautiful property, warm and unobtrusive hosts, fantastic (and big) breakfast! Great location -- felt like we were in a mansion in the woods, even though we were only a block from the Fitchburg State campus. Super quiet, watched birds...

Thank BandN2016
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My 10 yr old son and I were fortunate to get a room at the Howarth House last minute on a Saturday night. The house and the grounds were magnificent. Brian and his wife were great hosts and we utilized all that they had to offer. Dip in the pool, cigar and a game of billiards, and a wonderful breakfast...

Thank bostonmobilman33
New Jersey
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at the Howarth House B&B while visiting family in the area. Let me begin by saying that Brian and Linda are an absolute delight. A real treasure in the B&B world. They are so nice and want you to feel welcome and at home. And we did! They also afford you your privacy, of...

Thank gomesy
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We would definitely revisit the Howarth House B&B. Our room was very clean and comfortable, and the breakfast was very good. The hosts were very friendly and accommodating making our stay very enjoyable. A great place to stay if you are going to enjoy a dinner and music at the Bull Run Tavern.

Thank pamela d
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We have returned to Howarth House and have not been disappointed. Brian and Linda successfully make their home your home. The grounds on this multi acre property are impeccably beautiful and their rooms are spacious and comfortable. (We have stayed in 2 of their 3 rooms). Breakfast with a bowl of fruit, homemade pastry and the option to choose a...

Thank Bruce L
St. Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 1 June 2016

It is with great excitement that I write this review. The Howarth House could not have been a nicer stay for our anniversary trip back to the town we used to live in. Linda and Brian provided warmth and comfort, beautiful accomodations, a very special home and extraordinary breakfasts...the best we have had in any prior B&B stays elsewhere. The...

Thank Jean A
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We came here for graduation for my son at Cushing Academy. The whole family was under one roof. The owners were gracious and kind. Breakfast was amazing. The drive to school was a short 20 minutes with a scenic tour of the country side. Loved it and would come back again in a minute!

Thank Susan K

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Howarth House Bed & Breakfast is conveniently located above Fitchburg State University on Ross Street. It is a minutes walk to campus and a five minute walk to the train station to Boston. Located near museums, theater and other cultural offerings, it also sits at a cross roads to New Hampshire and Vermont. If you like antiquing there is a large circuit of antique shops in an easy driving loop and there are a number of artists shops that have popped up along Main Street near the common. The B&B offers en-suite modern bathrooms with heated tile floors, a jetted tub in the South Room or a two person glassed shower with the North Room which also has a fireplace. The rooms each have individual controlled air conditioning and heating, tea stations, large closets and sitting and work areas. There is a fireplaced living room, fireplaced outbuilding with a pool table and collection of firefighting memorabilia from over 30 years in the fire service, a swimming pool and a number of indoor or outdoor dining and relaxing areas. If you like skiing or hiking we are close to Mount Wachusett Ski area as well as large tracts of conservation land, Cross Country skiing at Saima Park, Kayaking, cycling and other outdoor events. One of the nations oldest and largest cycling events takes place in Fitchburg every July with the Art Longsjo Memorial races. Antique and collectible car owners meet at a local pub just down the street weekly and show off their prized possessions in the good weather. Rates are $155.00 To $175.00 Per night and we offer weekly or extended stay discounts. Check out our menu of breakfast offerings which can be clicked on from our web site. Cheers, Linda and Brian ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howarth House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 81 Ross St, Fitchburg, MA 01420-2510
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Fitchburg
Price Range: ₹ 8,745 - ₹ 10,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Hot tub was very nice.”
C1684VAmichaelg, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the room with the fireplace....lovely!”
pamdubois86, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“very clean, hospitable, great breakfast, local to everything”
301michaell, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The North & South rooms are quieter having a double set of doors from the main hallway.”
R1742HMdawnj, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are only three rooms and they are all wonderful.”
berniceo451, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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