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“Incredibly Hospitable and Enjoyable Experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Birchwood Inn
Ranked #7 of 20 Lenox B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
1 review
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“Incredibly Hospitable and Enjoyable Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

This is really the best B&B I've been to in New England. Ellen is amazing and hospitable. She even let me take home TWO LOAVES OF HOMEMADE BREAD!!!!!!

Her dog Quinn, is also a delight.

Bedroom was impeccably neat, clean.

Decorations were beautiful and I loved the detailed antiques and historic pieces throughout the house.

Felt like I was in a museum!!!!!!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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La Chatelaine, Owner at Birchwood Inn, responded to this review, 23 March 2012
It is so rewarding to an innkeeper when guests have a great time, and when they like the bread! I do hope, however, that the inn isn't a do-not-touch museum but rather historic country elegance. We look forward to your next visit.
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

My wife and myself stayed last July for several days enjoying the beautiful nature around, several music and theater performances at Tanglewood and a splendid place to stay. comfortable, cosy, beautiful garden to sit outside, and very friendly and personal service in all respects. we will certainly come back as soon as we have the possibility. Thank you!
Marcus & Danielle, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank chuchichaetschli
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La Chatelaine, Owner at Birchwood Inn, responded to this review, 28 February 2012
It is always a pleasure to host our many European visitors and show off the Berkshires! Thank you for staying at Birchwood Inn, and we'll look forward to your next visit.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

Ellen,

I first wanted to say how happy I was to finally meet you personally, since our first email you warmth and kindness came across the web instantly. Now I see why so many of your clients return every year, it is like going home minus the stress.

Secondly, I haven't stayed in many B&B before but after this weekend I feel like I discovered a new world. The Birchwood Inn is the true meaning of cozy and beautiful. My room was so perfectly decorated that I thought at one point that it couldn't get better than that, then I peaked into several other rooms and all of them were equally as gorgeous but with a different story.

The service was flawless and the food was decadent (wouldn't expect less from the future Martha Stewart).

I hope you have a fantastic week and look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank PoshVoyage
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La Chatelaine, Owner at Birchwood Inn, responded to this review, 28 February 2012
I am sure we enjoyed meeting you as much if not more than you enjoyed your weekend. Having such a positive impression of b&bs as a result of your stay that you'll agree that bed and breakfasts are the better way to stay!
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

One of the most heartwarming and comfortable stays we ever had. Ellen and David were incredibly pleasant, accommodating, and caring. The weekend both at the inn and in experiencing the town was magical from the countryside to the locals, and of course our hostess and host are alone worth the drive to Lenox. Thank you so much for making it memorable. Absolutely and highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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La Chatelaine, Owner at Birchwood Inn, responded to this review, 28 February 2012
Thank you so much for the accolades, and we are all delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Birchwood!
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Westbury, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2011

Just got back from a two-night stay at this charming bed and breakfast in Lenox, MA with another couple and had a wonderful time. Beautiful rooms, great breakfasts and tea time snacks, friendly and welcoming hosts (and doggies) combined to provide us with a relaxed and fun time. Very highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank murphyearlst
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La Chatelaine, Owner at Birchwood Inn, responded to this review, 13 December 2011
We thoroughly enjoy watching our guests enjoying themselves with their friends. Happiness is contagious! Thank you for letting us know that we contributed to your superlative weekend.
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Additional Information about Birchwood Inn

Property: Birchwood Inn
Address: 7 Hubbard St, Lenox, MA 01240-2329
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Lenox
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Lenox
Price range (per night): ₹ 13,595 - ₹ 20,327
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Birchwood Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Escape your everyday worries at our romantic Berkshires bed and breakfast. Complimentary afternoon tea and "the best breakfast in New England" await you every day at our Lenox, MA inn. Individually appointed rooms at our Berkshires B&B are accented with fireplaces and breathtaking views. Bring your well-behaved dog along to enjoy any season at our pet friendly Berkshires inn, staying in one of our pet-friendly rooms.Our Lenox bed and breakfast is that romantic getaway you've been waiting for and we are waiting to welcome you! ... more   less 
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