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Blackberry River Inn

158 reviews
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We stayed in one of the Master Suites with separate private glassed in porch/lounge area with 2 couches, tables and chairs and a fridge. Very large bedroom with king bed and twin daybed, chairs, vanity/desk area and large comfortable bathroom. My only complaint would be...More

Thank Robert R
Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 5 August 2017

My sincere apologies for taking so long to reply! No excuses, but I do apologize. So glad you enjoyed the suite in our main house--built, as you know, in 1763. Mattresses are or can be tricky. Many guest are concerned that the mattress would be...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We arrived an hour later than we expected; it was no big deal. We were greeted promptly and checked in by the inn keeper TC and his dog. A nice tour of the the areas of the main house we could use, and guided to...More

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Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you so much! Tabu, my German Shepherd, and I are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay with us! It was a pleasure having you here, and we very much appreciate the review! Look forward to welcoming you both back! Thank you. T.W.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the Inn. It's so charming and exquisite. TW was extremely accommodating to our late arrival and was an exceptional tour guide, telling us about restaurants and hikes. He also makes a delicious breakfast with a number of menu options....More

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Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks so much for the review and Tabu and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us! This is a nice place to relax given the country-side setting and lovely area. We hope to welcome you back! Thanks very much. T.W. Innkeeper

Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Blackberry River Inn was a beautiful place to stay. Because we were the only guests on a cold early March Monday night our host upgraded us to the main building. There was a TV in the room but it did not have regular networks....More

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Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 16 March 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us!! Yes, having you in the main house (built in 1763) was rather nice. True, no satellite TV service right now but we do have complimentary Wi-Fi and the deluxe rooms and suites all have DVD players and...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I had an excellent stay. JW was an impeccable host. Very warm and cozy. Service was top notch. Hugs to the big puppy. Made me feel very at home during a trying time. Quint essentially the perfect vision you have for a true Connecticut adventureMore

Thank Reed G
Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 16 March 2017

We are delighted you had such a great stay!! Tabu and I both! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and share your experience. It's very much appreciated. Hope to welcome you back again! T.W. Innkeeper and Pack Leader of Tabu...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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US$148 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$148 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"I would stay in the Main house instead of the additional buildings on property."
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"I can say that the cottage is quiet, spacious, very comfortable with a large fireplace to boot!"
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"Stay in the main building rather than carriage house"
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"Main house location provides convenient access to breakfast room and library"
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