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Plantsville, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Beautiful inn and rooms, clean, friendly and accommodating staff, awesome fresh plentiful breakfast. Flexible to meet our schedule as we were there for graduation ceremonies and had to leave earlier than the usual breakfast time - much appreciated.

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Plantation
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I read several reviews before staying at the Inn and looked forward to the stay. However, my review is less glowing than most. It is a charming old home; the principals are friendly, very helpful with information of the area and breakfast is prepared to order. Perhaps it is because I usually do not frequent B & B's that I... More 

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Sharita2, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

Dear TravelingIsLearning, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We always do our best to meet or rise above expectations. The Red Maple Inn was built in 1780 and although it is over 200 years old and has a history from being owned by Colonel White who served in the army under George Washington in the Continental... More 

Rutland, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Excellent property for adults. Beautiful antiques through out (not a place for small children) The owners/staff were very accommodating. The rooms were lovely. We had the Peach and Rose rooms The breakfast was DELICIOUS Charming New England Inn

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

My experience is a little different than most. I was looking for an ideal location for a photo session and was struggling with ugly corporate Worcester hotels. Until, I found The Red Maple Inn - the website photos do not do it justice!! I spoke with the Inn owners who were so incredibly kind even though it was a Sunday... More 

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Central Islip, New York
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Shari and John are the most lovely hosts ever! We had 6 couples at The Red Maple Inn this past weekend, we took over the entire home, and our hosts could not have been more accommodating. Everything about our weekend at The Red Maple Inn was perfect; from the breakfast choices to the rooms/accommodation. We took advantage of the Fireside... More 

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redtree, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review. We enjoyed meeting you and your friends so much! John and I agreed, yours was one of the nicest and most fun groups we have ever hosted! We hope to see you all again one day soon! Warm wishes to all, Shari More 

Charlotte
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

We spent two nights here. This is a lovely 19c white New England style home in the pretty town of Spencer. It's a 1/2 mile from the town center (walkable, but the walk back is up a very steep hill). It's a 15-20 minute drive to downtown Worcester, but a good location for seeing the sights of central Massachusetts, the... More 

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redtree, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay at the Inn. You clearly spent some time in writing your review and we appreciate your comments. Two things deserve clarification. As opposed to many other small inns, we do not impose check in times for our guests. Although we prefer to welcome guests personally,... More 

Fredericksburg, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Loved the place. Wonderful hosts, great breakfast, clean and charming accomodations. Located close to Old Sturbridge Village. Nice historic town. Easy drive from Boston and anywhere in Massachusetts. Historic, yet modern conveniences.

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redtree, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, folks, for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your New England Fall Getaway! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Prior to our two night stay, we received an email to say that they did not permit cancellations for any reason including death. Not a welcoming message. I understand that there is a local antiques fair at this time, however I would also expect that it would be easy to rebook the room at a busy time. A second email... More 

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redtree, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

We thank the guest for his comments. We are always disappointed when a guest has a less than wonderful experience at the Inn, even when caused by events beyond our control. A few words of background may be helpful. The Brimfield Antique Fair is held 3 times a year (one week each in May, July, and September) and, according to... More 

Bradenton, Florida, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

What a delightful experience! John and Shari are magical. Loved the great breakfasts and the viewing of "Casablanca" which I had never seen before. Being able to see old, classic movies is a real plus. The wine selection is outstanding, and John and Shari really know their wines. John makes a mean Martini too. Love the decor. What a great... More 

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redtree, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

We so appreciate your kind comments and do our best to make every guest as happy as you were! We look forward to your return visit and send our best regards! Sincerely, Shari Alexander & John Bills, Proprietors More 

Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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137 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

This is one of those experiences that earned a 5 star. I really enjoy the small touches of this home from the original style to the decor. When I get the opportunity to find a BNB With the original style from another era that feels real as well, I get excited. From the furniture to the original plank floors and... More 

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redtree, Owner at The Red Maple Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for this wonderful review. It is always so heart warming when a guest has an appreciation for details and history. We truly look forward to your return and maybe a chat about the fact The Red Maple Inn was already 10 years old when Marie Antoinette was brought to her untimely end. I am so... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2007 Yankee Magazine "Editors' Choice", 2006 Boston Globe "Each time you enter a room you're dazzled anew by the charmingly over-the-top decor." The Red Maple Inn, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built circa 1780, features six deluxe guest accommodations, decorator touches, luxurious bedding, private bathrooms, air-conditioning, color cable television with DVD players, 1000+ title DVD Library and complimentary Wi-Fi. Gourmet breakfast, Wine Cellar and Fine Dining. Cooking classes and Classic Film classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Maple Inn

Address: 217 Main Street, Spencer, MA 01562
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Spencer
Price Range: $161 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Beautiful antiques through out property, so not recommended for small children. Request 1st floor if you have mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles 25kate18, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique and spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles moandpebs, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms toward the back of the house get less traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lchjr, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The cottage suite is great”
 of 5 bubbles steveaM6589KQ, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the Peach room. Road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyB20, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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