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Berkshires Shirakaba Guest House

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Reviewed 6 January 2014

This was our first time in the Berkshires. We chose this B&B thru a link on Jiminy Peak lodging. But this is not your usual B&B. Before we even arrived late fri evening we felt welcomed and at home. Louise had been corresponding with me on which brands and types of drinks or foods that we'd like our fridge stocked...

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Mineola, New York
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We stayed for a ski weekend and an unexpected great experience. Before we arrived they baked cookies and even had take out waiting for us at our arrival late at night. We loved the indoor pool, hot tub and suana and the warm comfy robes and slippers. The Japanese breakfast is a true experience not to be missed. Louise and...

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Slovenia
Reviewed 4 January 2014

As our third time to the wonderful Shirakaba Guest House, my family and I had yet another incredible stay under the gracious care of co-owners Louise and Sadao-san. The setting, tucked away on the top of a hill in the mountains of the Berkshires, is only the beginning of an unforgettable hotel experience, for once you step foot inside the...

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Thank Johnny S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We stayed at the Shirakaba Guest House in late Oct 2013 for my wife's 30th birthday and we could not have been more pleased. Louise and Sadao really went out of their way to make sure everything was absolutely perfect and to our liking. They were such warm hosts and made us feel right at home. The Japanese breakfasts were...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Louise & Sadao has thought of every detail to make a stay there absolutely blissful. As someone who used to live in Japan, the details of the house are so spot on. The private pool, sauna, and hot tub is truly a wonderful way to relax after a long drive or a great way to start off your day. I...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My boyfriend and I spent the past weekend at Shirakaba and had another wonderful time. Our first visit was last November and we loved it so much that we knew we had to make it an annual trip. Louise and Sadao are extremely accommodating and always put forth the extra effort to ensure our stay is pleasant. They're truly warm...

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Thank Christina R
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Our weekend get-away to the Berkshire's turned out to be a most wonderful experience. Shirakaba is a heaven on earth. We were received with warm greetings. Our slippers were waiting at the door. Our robes and kimonos were in our room. And there was the smell of cookies and brownies baking in the oven. Louise and Sadao see to every...

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Thank Christineriecke
New York, NY
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Louise and Sadao's hospitality is just as amazing as the other reviewers have said. And since we came back, my sweetie and I have told everyone they MUST go here for a weekend. The place is gorgeous: a japanese style home they built from the ground up. Visually, sweet. The breakfasts? I loved every morsel of the Japanese breakfast, but...

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Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Our wonderful kids found this B&B and sent us to celebrate our birthdays. We have never felt so special. Sadao & Louise are the ultimate hosts. The food was out of this world, both breakfast and the special dinner and all the goodies in between. We enjoyed the hot tub under the stars, the indoor swimming pool, the gazebo, the...

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Thank you, Louise and Sadao for a fabulous stay at Shirakaba. They are the ultimate hosts and we left slightly teary-eyed after such a great three-day stay. We were treated to an extravagant Japanese-style breakfast, given tips on nearby hiking trails, loaded up on homemade chocolate chip cookies, brownies and Louise's famous sticky buns (recipe, please!). We loved our sushi-making...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
21+ acres, private, two suite, resort style, Berkshires bed and breakfast, Williamstown MA area, free wi-fi, 9' x 39' indoor pool, 6 person hot tub, 3 person Saunatec Far Infared Sauna.. Matsu No Ma Suite, 418 sq.ft., king size Tempur Pedic bed, Japanese Tatami mat room use as sitting room for Romantic getaway, sleeps second couple Japanese style, or up to 3 children, full bath, shower for two, Take No Ma Suite, 415 sq.ft., has Queen size bed, private bath w/shower/tub, second private bedroom/sitting room with full size sofa bed. Suites have: Mini fridge, microwave, HDTV w/cable/Bluray player ( Take No Ma Suite has them in both bedrooms), Japanese hot water pot. Complimentary snacks and beverages. Free Japanese or made to order Western breakfast, optional 6 course Japanese dinners. BYOB no credit cards accepted ... more   less 

Additional Information about Berkshires Shirakaba Guest House

Address: 20 Mallery Rd, New Ashford, MA 01237-9623
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > New Ashford
Price Range: ₹ 23,498 - ₹ 26,223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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