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Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Sugar Maple Trailside Inn hugs the Norwottuck Rail Trail, and is the ideal B&B to see and ride the Norwottuck bicycle trestle bridge - and bike even further to Amherst (and back). You will not regret it!

Thank Marlies H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is a B & B outside Northampton in the village of Florence, which is a very short drive to downtown Northampton. Craig and Kathy were very welcoming and knowledgeable about the area both current and history. This is right next to the Northampton Rail to Trail for walking or biking. We stayed in the room with queen size bed...

1Thank 175kareng
Camden, Maine USA
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Nicer accommodations or warmer, more interesting hosts do not exist. Learn about trains/architecture and the origination of Rails to Trails. Take advantage of the adjacent bike/pedestrian pathway year-round. The Inn's web site and video convey the basics they offer, plus the showers are hot and the beds comfortable. You'll sleep well. Yogurt (protein) is available with the Continental breakfast and...

Thank to-live-in-Europe
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My wife, mother, and I, spent a long weekend in Northampton for a wedding in mid-September 2015. Craig and Kathy were very warm and welcoming, and the room accommodations were clean and comfortable. They were also incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the town which lead to some educational breakfast conversations as we got prepared for the day. Their house...

1Thank Brad H
Bridgeport, CT
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Craig and Kathy were hospitable, their home is lovely, and my room was quite comfortable. While history wasn't the reason I was in the area, so I didn't get many opportunities to explore or walk much of the trail next door, I would love to return without distractions to enjoy both. One VERY, VERY minor thing: remember to pack toiletries...

Thank cathybirdlady
Joisey - the Corruption State
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Family has stayed here and it is extremely comfortable and friendly . . . for what it is -- a wonderfully restored home, at a perfect location by the rail-trail, just outside Northampton. Definitely not a full-service hotel if that's what one expects. I do like Marriot's yes, but for a nice-change of pace at a unique location (it's right...

3Thank Marriott_Devotee
Highland, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 November 2013

This wonderfully restored historic home could double as a musem with railroad maps and memorabilia. Hosts Craig and Kathy were warm and welcoming and highly knowledgeable about things to see and places to go in Northhampton and vicinity. The bedroom and bathroom were impeccably clean, bed comfortable and our breakfast featured local produce. If you're looking for a huge bedroom,...

2Thank Jeffrey A
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 16 May 2012

This B&B is right next to the first "Rails-to-Trails" path in Massachusetts; the host also works to promote "Rails-to-Trails" development around the US. My room was comfortable, clean and cozy, the breakfast was great, and I could have talked to the hosts all day long! I was only able to stay one night, but I'm looking forward to my next...

3Thank AnnDG_12
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 January 2012

The location is perfect if you come to bike. The room was very small and the bathroom needs a thorough cleaning, perhaps a renovations in the shower. Lighting is quite poor up to the second floor, as you cannot turn on a light from the bottom to the top floor. Not really the type of house for a b and...

4Thank Twotrainsrunning
railtrail, Owner at Sugar Maple Trailside Inn, responded to this review

I’m sorry you were disappointed. The floor plan for the house is prominently displayed on the website and the light switches for the staircase are do glow in the dark as an indicator that they are there. We’ll be upgrading though to an automatic sensor system to come on when people are present. Once again, sorry.

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2010

While the room was fine (if a trifle "cozy"), we were disappointed in the lack of anything resembling the usual B&B services and amenities. When we returned from a day in Northampton, the hosts were in their living room awaiting the delivery of the pizza they had ordered for dinner; meanwhile our bed had not been made, and the wet...

7Thank lovbbandbs

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sugar Maple Trailside Inn, a bed and breakfast near Smith College approximately 2 miles west of downtown Northampton. Renovated to offer modern comforts, our two air-conditioned guest rooms feature, private bathrooms with showers, quiet surroundings, antique furnishings, large closets, and pleasant views of the adjacent bike path. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sugar Maple Trailside Inn

Address: 62 Chestnut St, Northampton, MA 01062-1405
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Hampshire County > Northampton
Price Range: $80 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Both rooms are great. Just be quick to reserve! There are more bicycles then rooms in the house :-)”
696marliesh, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Larger Cedar Hill faces east; smaller Haydenville faces westerly afternoon sun.”
to-live-in-Europe, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Be sure you bring your own shower supplies.”
bradh265, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I was more than comfortable in the smallest room.”
cathybirdlady, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Just tell Craig and Cathy what you need and give them some notice and they will do their best to accommodate you.”
Marriott_Devotee, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
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