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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've booked my family to stay here for the 2nd time because I trust the proprietors, location and service. The owners are the kindest of people, really focused on making the best experience possible for their guests. The proximity to Fitchburg State University is such a plus. If you catch a weekend when a speaker, presenter or performer is coming,... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

You won't find a better place to stay in the area. The owners were fantastic, caring and helpful The breakfast menu was the best. We stayed a week and had different breakfast almost every day. Brian & Linda are great cooks.

1 Thank berniceo451
Burke, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Preparing to attend a reunion that would bring us back to the area, we decided to see if there were any bed and breakfasts nearby. When we discovered the Howarth House, little did we realize it would become the highlight of the entire trip! Linda and Brian are superb hosts that truly welcome their guests as family. The house and... More 

Thank DEF6488
Addison, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I can't say enough about Howarth and Brian and Linda. The house is so comfortable an welcoming. Brian and Linda are wonderful hosts. We stayed with our two grown children, their spouses and a grandchild, so we had all three rooms. Any room you choose you won't be disappointed. The beds are comfortable and bedrooms well appointed. Breakfast to order... More 

Thank Joan B
1 review
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My family and I rented out all 3 rooms Howarth House has to offer on the weekend of our wedding. We were able to all stay together, as they were all in from out-of-state. It was so relaxing to have the entire weekend together in a homey environment, rather than a hotel. The food was fantastic, and Brian and Linda... More 

Thank Lisa B
North Chatham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The gracious and serene ambiance of the Howarth House Bed and Breakfast complemented with the meticulous attention to every detail by the friendly hosts was a wonderful experience. Property well maintained and thoughtfully arranged for the comfort of guests, home was tastefully decorated with special touches throughout and rooms offered many amenities available to guests. Fresh baked cookies upon arrival,... More 

Thank dianejc2015
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I highly recommend Howarth House B&B! My family and I stayed there recently for three nights and everything was absolutely lovely. Hosts Brian and Linda are fantastic; the rooms are comfortable, pretty, with many top notch amenities; breakfast was delicious (best blueberry pancakes I have ever had); pristine pool and grounds. A gem in the heart of Fitchburg, my hometown.... More 

Thank Donna F
Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were attending a family event in the area and spent three nights at Howarth House. It was perfect! Beautiful house, beautiful property, warm and unobtrusive hosts, fantastic (and big) breakfast! Great location -- felt like we were in a mansion in the woods, even though we were only a block from the Fitchburg State campus. Super quiet, watched birds... More 

Thank BandN2016
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My 10 yr old son and I were fortunate to get a room at the Howarth House last minute on a Saturday night. The house and the grounds were magnificent. Brian and his wife were great hosts and we utilized all that they had to offer. Dip in the pool, cigar and a game of billiards, and a wonderful breakfast... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at the Howarth House B&B while visiting family in the area. Let me begin by saying that Brian and Linda are an absolute delight. A real treasure in the B&B world. They are so nice and want you to feel welcome and at home. And we did! They also afford you your privacy, of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Howarth House Bed & Breakfast is conveniently located above Fitchburg State University on Ross Street. It is a minutes walk to campus and a five minute walk to the train station to Boston. Located near museums, theater and other cultural offerings, it also sits at a cross roads to New Hampshire and Vermont. If you like antiquing there is a large circuit of antique shops in an easy driving loop and there are a number of artists shops that have popped up along Main Street near the common. The B&B offers en-suite modern bathrooms with heated tile floors, a jetted tub in the South Room or a two person glassed shower with the North Room which also has a fireplace. The rooms each have individual controlled air conditioning and heating, tea stations, large closets and sitting and work areas. There is a fireplaced living room, fireplaced outbuilding with a pool table and collection of firefighting memorabilia from over 30 years in the fire service, a swimming pool and a number of indoor or outdoor dining and relaxing areas. If you like skiing or hiking we are close to Mount Wachusett Ski area as well as large tracts of conservation land, Cross Country skiing at Saima Park, Kayaking, cycling and other outdoor events. One of the nations oldest and largest cycling events takes place in Fitchburg every July with the Art Longsjo Memorial races. Antique and collectible car owners meet at a local pub just down the street weekly and show off their prized possessions in the good weather. Rates are $145.00 To $165.00 Per night and we offer weekly or extended stay discounts. Check out our menu of breakfast offerings which can be clicked on from our web site. Cheers, Linda and Brian ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howarth House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 81 Ross St, Fitchburg, MA 01420-2510
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Fitchburg
Price Range: $183 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are only three rooms and they are all wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles berniceo451, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“East room is the largest, North room has a fireplace and South room is nice, overlooks the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles W3842UBjoanb, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the south side room. Great size, well appointed, and everything you may need is at your fingertips.”
 of 5 bubbles dianejc2015, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the North Room and it was lovely, complete with fireplace and heated floors in the bath”
 of 5 bubbles JeanA803, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We chose North Room for the fireplace during February. It appears to be the smallest of the rooms, however plenty of space for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles JustineT916, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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