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The 1896 House Country Inn - Barnside Inn

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  • Average6%
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“gas fireplace”(17 reviews)
“the pub”(33 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Room was very musty smelling,one blanket had stains on it. The bathroom had miss matched curtains. Overall the room was like a camp in the woods. Payment taken out on my card way before the time for me to go there. Will never ever stay...More

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Response from Zac O, Manager at The 1896 House Country Inn - Barnside InnResponded 11 August 2017

Hello there. You must have accidentally posted your review on our page; cleanliness is a top priority of ours at the 1896 House. Our hardworking housekeeping crew is very diligent and thorough when cleaning rooms - no guest is left with a stained blanket. None...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We visit Williamstown at least once a year, visiting friends and enjoying the cultural landscape. We usually stay at the Williams Inn, but thought we'd try for a bargain at the 1896 House ($200/night). It was easy to make a reservation, and the check-in process...More

Thank Pumpke
Response from Zac O, Manager at The 1896 House Country Inn - Barnside InnResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for sharing. We are pleased that you decided to stay with us this year while visiting Williamstown. Our Luxury Barnside Suites are appointed in six unique period styles - the rooms are not outdated, but they are elegant, romantic, and very unique. Our...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

My wife and I, and another couple spent 3 nights at the 1896 House. We had rooms 108 and 101. We did not mind the outdated furnishings, but the mildew smell of both rooms was almost intolerable. There was fabric covering the wall behind the...More

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Response from Zac O, Manager at The 1896 House Country Inn - Barnside InnResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for writing. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time at the ‘6 House Pub. I can assure you that an equal amount of hard work is put in to both the restaurant and the hotel. There is no “mildew” smell in any...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We stayed at this Inn for just one night as we were going to Tanglewood for a concert and didn't want to make a 2 hour trip home. We were greeted by a very nice person at the front desk and we stayed in one...More

Thank soniarollins
Response from Zac O, Manager at The 1896 House Country Inn - Barnside InnResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks for writing. You are absolutely right, there is a difference between our Luxury Barnside Suites and our Brookside rooms; this is made very clear by the descriptions of the rooms on our websites along with the prices. We pride ourselves on accommodating all kinds...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

A review by MikeM raves about some kind of home cooked breakfast. There was no such thing it's like a Howard Johnson's express, except that the stuff was less good. It was served in a room without windows that opened and no apparent air conditioning...More

Thank Deborah R
Response from Zac O, Manager at The 1896 House Country Inn - Barnside InnResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for sharing. Let me start by clearing up your confusion regarding the breakfast that one of our other guests enjoyed in a private breakfast room by a personal chef - the posts on this page are from guests who stayed in our Luxury...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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US$102 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$102 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"get suite regular rooms are not that nice"
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