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1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

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Simsbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 August 2012

I was a little bit nervous, given the "motel" look of the 1896 house, but don't be fooled - it's a great place. My husband and I stayed there with our 13 y.o. and 10 y.o. last night, on a last minute trip to the Berkshires. We stayed in Brookside, and it was exceedingly clean, charming, well maintained, all with...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Having just returned from a trip to Williamstown, it included our sixth visit to 1896 House. We stayed for a long weekend at the 1896 House Inn & Country Lodgings and as always were not the least bit disappointed with the charm and care extended by Denise and Sue, the proprieters of this most enjoyable retreat. One has a choice...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 16 August 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights about 3 weeks ago and had a really wonderful time. We stayed at the Brookside property which I would highly recommend. While I'm sure that the Pondside is nice, it's a bit closer to the road so I think the Brookside property is probably a little quieter. We got a quick...

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Kenilworth UK
Reviewed 12 August 2012

My friends and I stayed in 2 connecting rooms for 2 nights in the Brookside section and all enjoyed our stay. The rooms were clean and spacious, although just a little on the dark side, the beds were comfy, and the bathroom clean and well-appointed. After a trip to Williamstown and Mnt Greylock, we enjoyed a relaxing time sitting watching...

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Naples, Fl
Reviewed 9 August 2012

The 1896 House Brookside Motel property- is not to be confused with the more expensive and lavish Barnside rooms adjacent, nor the Pondside Motel across the street. (All owned by the same owner.) It is a very few miles from Williamstown, Brookside has very pleasant and comfortable rooms, that are quite clean, although somewhat dark. A brook runs through the...

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Kanzi, Owner at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Thank you! It's great to hear that you return every year! See you next year!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 August 2012

The room smells like mold. The carpeting is old and so is the wallpaper. Tiles were missing in the bathroom. . The smell permeated our luggage! And expensive, too--nearly $200 for one night. We stayed "Pondside" and had to navigate a great amount of bird poo in the back...

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Carrie O, Owner at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with your stay at the 1896 House Pondside in August 2012. As of September 2014, the 1896 House Country Motels and Barnside Luxury Inn are under new ownership. We are constantly updating the property and using guest feedback to produce a more satisfying guest experience. As for the room rate, summer...

Long Beach, New York
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Pleasant, clean and very friendly staff. Rustic, but with flat screen HDTV. Easy to find, right on Route 7, and a very good pub on premises. Quiet and relaxing. Near Williamstown Theater and a good golf course. A little further away from other sites, Lemnox and Tanglewood.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 August 2012

A great place to relax. Sit on the deck in a rocking chair outside your room or use one of the adirondack chairs by the brook and catch up on your reading. Also, a great breakfast is served in the Pub which is just a short walk from your room. The Pub also serves dinner and snacks in the evening...

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Lancaster
Reviewed 29 July 2012

We recently stayed overnight at the 1896 House - Brookside Motel. We chose the Brookside after reading a previous review that mentioned it was further away from road noise. They were right, as it was very peaceful in a very nicely landscaped setting. The room was very nice, with the older knotty pine interior and decor to match. Very clean,...

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Maryland
Reviewed 19 July 2012

This was the second straight year that we wound up our vacation at the 1896, We love it there. It's quiet, clean, and charming. It's great having a restaurant hooked on as we generally get in late and tired and can get take out easily. You can tell that the owners take pride in the place and are always working...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

Address: 910 Cold Spring Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267-2732
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
Price Range: ₹ 6,685 - ₹ 11,188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“We always stay on Brookside. Across the highway is Pondside and seems to have more complaints about mildew smell.”
 of 5 bubbles boxermomtx, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are first floor with an exterior entrance”
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“we were in room 109-double beds but nice size”
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“Ask to be near the bridge over the stream”
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“The Barnside Suites are absolutely gorgeous.”
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