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“amazing food !!!”
Review of Bascom Lodge

Bascom Lodge
Ranked #6 of 27 Restaurants in Adams
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 October 2017

WE have enjoyed dinner and lunch at the Bascom Lodge on a few occassions. Something for everyone! Lunch can be a burger and dinners can be prime rib ....always incredible, full of flavor and variety!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

You order at a counter and the food is brought to your table. I ordered a grilled cheese sandwich. The best I've had in a long time. It was filled with a generous amount of cheddar cheese (my choice of cheese) served on thick but tasty bread. Husband didn't have much to say about his BLT but I loved my choice.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We hiked up to the summit of Mount Greylock via Cheshire Harbor Trail. By the time we summitted, we were all really hungry and thirsty. Thank goodness for the chef and staff at Bascom Lodge! I read somewhere that the chef retired from being a chef in a New York restaurant to feed hungry and appreciative hikers, and do weddings too (Bascom Lodge and the summit can be accessed by car). I am writing this review because the ice cream sandwich was an unbelievable little piece of heaven: home-made almond flavored sugar cookies, with strawberry ice cream, it's memorable!

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I have stayed here many times over the last 30 years. The state contracts out the operation, and the operators change frequently, so you're never sure what you're going to find.
The place used to be a bit shabby, but it's been spruced up, with fresh wallpaper and refinished floors, etc None of the rooms have their own bathroom, and the community bathrooms don't have showers in them. You shower (no baths) in one of 3 available on the second floor. Hot water can be unpredictable.
Dinner is pedestrian but ample. You're told free breakfast comes with the room, but the only free thing is a muffin; everything else is ala carte, and not cheap.
Assuming you don't want to stay in the bunk room, a regular room is $125 and a large room $150. To be blunt, they're not worth it, since there are numerous motels and B&Bs nearby that are less. What you get for the money is a rustic experience staying at the top of a mountain. Don't expect a perfect night's sleep; the place is a bit noisy, especially a common door at the top of the stairs that always slams.
The staff is neither friendly or unfriendly, and a bit slow.

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Was visiting my daughter at school and we decided to do a 'road' trip drive around the country side to see the fall colors. The drive was spectacular and the end point was Bascom Lodge and the beautiful view of the valley. We had such a pleasant afternoon. Mount Greylock was spectacular.

Thank Amy T
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