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“Tanglewood on Parade” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Village Inn Bed and Breakfast

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The Village Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #18 of 20 Lenox B&B and Inns
Rhode Island
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Tanglewood on Parade”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2011

Not wanting to drive back to RI after an all day trip to Tanglewood we decided to stay overnite in nearby Lenox, MA and managed to squeak out a reservation at The Viliiage Inn B&B. All lodgings are sold out in Feb. when the annual Tanglewood schedule is published. Late arrivers beware!!!! Very few rooms available in August. Village Inn is typical of the local B&B's. Immaculate housekeeping and a hearty home cooked breakfast made for an enjoyable stay. Would recommend it again in a heartbeat!!

Room Tip: Reserve early in the season!!! Tanglewood fills all the local spots up fast.
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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

The breakfasts were buffet style both of the mornings that we stayed here, and they were very good. Our rooms were comfortable. Both couples stayed in the TIER 1F rooms with fireplaces, and for a building as old as this one we were surprised by the size of the rooms. They were large by “Bed and Breakfast” standards.
There were always fresh cookies and coffee in the lobby, which was a nice touch.
We have stayed in Lenox and surrounding areas many times, and this inn has comparable pricing to other lodgings in the area.
We walked to Tanglewood from the inn, and though the road was under construction (which made it a muddy and messy walk) it was certainly walkable for an able bodied person who regularly enjoys hiking. It was approximately a 20 minute walk to the venue, but it took a little bit longer to get back to the inn (due to the fact that you are walking mostly all uphill).

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank FeltriGeorge
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2011

I stayed one night at the Village Inn and did not want to leave, but had responsibilities to get back to. This historic 1771 inn has charm and warmth. My room was very clean and comfortable with everything I needed already in it, such as a clock radio, air conditioner, hair dryer and even a whirlpool bathtub. Billie and Pat, the Inn's welcoming host and hostess made my friend and I feel very welcomed. The full buffet breakfast which was included in the room rate offered a large variety of hot and cold breakfast foods and everything was delicious. The staff both in the dinning room and reception area were gracious, friendly and helpful,

I highly recommend the Village Inn to anyone visiting the Berkshires - Judy Z, New York City

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank judyz123
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Stow, MA
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2011

A great location when going to a Tanglewood show. Friendly and helpful service. The delicious breakfast is a reason to back on it's own. Its a charming and welcoming inn without pretention.

I was a little skeptical about kareoke at Rumpy's when it was mentioned at check-in, but I am so glad we stopped in for a nightcap. What a fun and welcoming crowd! Other guests mentioned they slept so soundly they had no idea there was a rocking party going on until after 1am.

We will definitely stay here again when in the area. A great value.

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Seen_Pari
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Southwick, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2011

In Lenox to attend a ballroom event at Ventfort Hall. Staying at the Village Inn made the weekend even more special. The staff was exceptionally attentive and friendly. Our room was clean with a romantic canopy bed and fireplace. Located right in Lenox Village, we were able to walk to the many shops and galleries. Dinner on the porch at Rumpelstilzkins was exquisite. We plan to return our "home" in the Berkshires.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank rhcowles
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Attleboro, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2011

My wife and I became wayward travelers on Valentine's Day weekend when our original plans didn't work out. Fortunately for us, we happend to walk into the Village Inn Bed & Breakfast in search of accomodations for two nights on a moments notice. Within five minutes we knew that we had found a great place to stay.

The room was comfortable and cozy. Everything was clean and well kept and we felt right at home. The service was excellent. The Village Inn B&B also has a restaurant where we ate breakfast and dinner, which was included in our package. The food was awesome: perfectly prepared and delicious. I still have a craving for the gingerbread pancakes. Dinner was exceptional. The Village Inn B&B turned an otherwise dismal weekend into a wonderful get away for the two of us.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Wayward_Travelers
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Lewes
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72 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2011

This is a 19th century hotel in the heart of historic Lenox. We were able to easily walk everywhere we wanted to go in Old Town. The restaurant features wonderful and creative fine dining. This is our second visit in January, and we will always return here when we visit Lenox. This time we stayed in their 3rd floor two bedroom suite along with another couple...friends. We all agreed our visit was very comfortable, interesting, and pleasant. There is a fun bar in the basement. Service was very professional, personal, and helpful. My wife says it was romantic, too.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank justgo4
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Additional Information about The Village Inn Bed and Breakfast

Property: The Village Inn Bed and Breakfast
Address: 16 Church St, Lenox, MA 01240-2503
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Lenox
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Lenox
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Village Inn Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located right in the Historic District of downtown Lenox, The Village Inn has been catering to the needs of travelers since 1771.Today, we are a prime choice for those wishing to be within walking distance to some of the finest shops, galleries, restaurants, and nightspots that Lenox has to offer.We also have our OWN restaurant, Rumplestiltzkin's Restaurant, right inside The Village Inn. Rumpy's Tavern, located right below The Village Inn, is open 7 nights a week and hosts a variety of entertainment for our guests and locals alike, from karaoke to bingo to live music.When you stay with us, you'll almost never need your car! ... more   less 
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