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    Berkshires Shirakaba Guest House

    20 Mallery Rd, New Ashford, MA 01237-9623
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    Traveller (78)
    Room & Suite (38)
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    • Excellent95%
    • Very good4%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
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    “sticky buns” (11 reviews)
    “hot tub” (40 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 161 reviews

    Reviewed 23 September 2017

    Louise, with the active participation of her husband Sadao, has redefined the term hospitality, which begins as soon as you make your reservation. We do a lot of B&B traveling and seek to stay in the best. Shirakaba, right near Willliamstown and No. Adams and...More

    Thank Ronaldum
    Response from Berkshires-Shirakaba, Guest Relations Manager at Berkshires Shirakaba Guest HouseResponded 27 September 2017

    We really enjoyed meeting you both! We love Japan and the Berkshires, where we are lucky to live. I really enjoy making all our guests feel welcome and we are both very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us \. Sadao's incomparable dinner event...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Got away from Boston and have a relaxed and wonderful weekend in Shirakaba. Louise and Sadao are so hospitable!!! Welcomed by Louise's home-made cookies in the late Friday night. The house is very beautiful and has lots of Japanese decorations. The bed is so comfortable...More

    Thank Huiling Q
    Response from Berkshires-Shirakaba, Guest Relations Manager at Berkshires Shirakaba Guest HouseResponded 1 October 2017

    I am so glad you had a great time with us 🙂 Sadao loves to cook and I really enjoy taking care of our guests It is really nice when guests return and we look forward to seeing you both again

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    Louise made me feel so very welcome, her breakfasts are outstanding, catering to all my needs. She makes the tastiest oatmeal cookies. The setting is idyllic, very quiet and relaxing. Couldn't have had a better time in the heart of the Berkshires

    Thank Sandra S
    Response from azumi20, Guest Relations Manager at Berkshires Shirakaba Guest HouseResponded 23 August 2017

    We loved meeting you too! I am glad you enjoyed my oatmeal cookies i am happy to share my recipes with guests

    Reviewed 29 July 2017

    The beauty of this place is that you can either stay in--my niece and I spent half the day moving from the sauna to the indoor pool to the hot tub (then I took a glorious nap)--or explore the Berkshires; half of our party at...More

    Thank Lisa R
    Response from azumi20, Guest Relations Manager at Berkshires Shirakaba Guest HouseResponded 23 August 2017

    We really enjoyed meeting your family 😊 Shirakaba is a great place to just relax and unwind. Thank you for joining us and choosing us for your Mom's birthday celebration

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    We stayed in the Take No Ma suite and had a great time exploring the Berkshires and meeting Louise and Sadao. We did the dinner one night, and while expensive, you can tell that a genuinely high level of effort went into preparing it -...More

    Thank EYEHAVEYOU
    Response from azumi20, Guest Relations Manager at Berkshires Shirakaba Guest HouseResponded 23 August 2017

    We love to share our love of all things Japanese and the Berkshires with our guests. I am glad you enjoyed your dinner event

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$ 345 - US$ 385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Massachusetts >
    • Berkshires >
    • New Ashford
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    Traveller (78)
    Room & Suite (38)
    Dining (27)
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    Bathroom (3)
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    Room Tips
    "The Bamboo Suite (Take No Ma) is the largest with a king-size bed and best views."
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    "We stayed in the bamboo suit and it was very comfy and had great views of the grounds."
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    "Take no MA is where we stayed and it had a lovely view of the pond."
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    "Two suites only, each is wonderful"
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