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The 1896 House Country Inn - Brookside & Pondside

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

We booked a room(s)at the Brookside. What a mistake. I invite the owners to sleep one night on the beds in rooms 106 and 107. The most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on. If you look at the website, you are wowed by the...More

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Response from Kanzi, Owner at The 1896 House Country Inn - Brookside & PondsideResponded October 10, 2012

This review was written by the same people who wrote the negative adjacent review. Please see our management response to that review. In addition, the friend that stayed in the other room sleeps on a TempurPedic at home (not too many Inns can compete with...More

Reviewed October 6, 2012

Do not know why anyone would complain. Not a chain accommodation more like a B&B. Room adequate size, clean and comfortable. WiFi fast (if that is important to you. The grounds were quite appealing; unfortunately, it rained the night before and everything was wet. or...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2012

We love to stay at the brookside part of 1896 House. Beds are comfortable, water is hot, and you can walk across the stream to the delightful pub. We had another excellent stay! Rooms could have a bit more light and we take our own...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2012

I read online great reviews and just stayed one night at 1896 House and the room was awful. Smelled musty, moldy and old. Mattress was old and very uncomfortable and linens were cheap. There must be a bif difference between the brookside, pondside, etc. The...More

Thank CKE22
Response from Kanzi, Owner at The 1896 House Country Inn - Brookside & PondsideResponded September 20, 2012

Of course I am sorry that this guest did not enjoy his stay. When a guest refers to mold and must, it really is the wood odor that emanates from the walls on a damp day. Our AAA inspector was just here, and we were...More

Reviewed September 9, 2012

I must start this review by saying I call this place more of an inn style than motel because of the friendliest feel we receive as soon as we arrive. Our son plays soccer at the college so we travel often to Williamstown. We have...More

Thank Laurie G
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Yes, our rooms have air conditioning!
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"the larger suites are better, but more expensive"
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"They have a few buildings along the roadway.Enjoyed sitting by the brook sipping some wine. They also have a..."
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"Try to get the far left end. Rooms 117 or 116. More isolated, further from parking and the road."
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"Choose somewhere else"
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