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1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with the 1896 House Country Inn's Barnside Suite. The room was spacious, clean, and welcoming. The first day we arrived we were pleasantly surprised to find a small bridge that lead to a stream very close to our room. We found chairs, that the Inn leaves outside at the stream, and relaxed to the sound of...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

We are glad that you chose to stay with us at the 1896 House, and dine with us at the '6 House Pub, during your visit to Williamstown, and we appreciate that you took the time to share your experience. The staff at the 1896 House love to see our guests relaxing by the babbling brook that runs right through...

Plattsburgh, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this place (not for the first time) on their website for Easter Sunday night (April 16th), including credit card info. Later that evening, we received an email verifying our request and stating that we would receive a confirming email later. I received phone call from Cathy the next day, asking for credit card info, claiming she couldn't see...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for writing. I would first like to apologize for the fact that you did not receive your confirmation email for the first stay that you booked; the email never reached you, and this was our mistake. Our staff at the 1896 House is comprised of honest, kind, accommodating, and hardworking people. To characterize any of our staff as...

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were surprised that 1896 House Inn was only ranked 9 out of 13 after seeing the Williamstown area. We would give it a 1. After searching TripAdvisor and checking into a different place earlier in the day my wife and I decided to tour the area. We stopped at the 1896 House, since it stood out as a small...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your visit to the 1896 House. Your description about what our property has to offer is great; we really appreciate that you took the time to share all of what you experienced while staying with us. We were very excited to give you a tour of the 1896 House, and we were happy to see...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This scored me zero points for my romantic get away with the new BF. I found the deal on a site I will not advertise here but the Trip Advisor reviews didn't help either. So allow me to assist. Reservation: I was trying to book the reservation for over a week before I realized they don't respond to the online...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

This is quite the fictional essay that you have shared! To be honest, I felt like a detective while reading through what you wrote; I did my best to look for any signs of a factual claim, and I was only able to find baseless accusations and completely non-factual comments. You actually seem to blame our staff for your own...

Reviewed 23 March 2017

No complaints. Very rustic feeling rooms, nothing fancy. Very quiet area. My fiance and I stayed in Brookside which we enjoyed very much. It was a short walk to the pub and tucked behind the trees made it feel more secluded. The continental breakfast was pretty good to. Highly recommend.

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing the 1896 House as the place to stay while in the Berkshires, and thank you for writing about your time with us! It's great that you also had the opportunity to dine with us at the '6 House Pub during your visit. We look forward to your next visit to the 1896 House and the '6 House...

NY
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We loved our suite was our second stay in two weeks, first time was in the Country King brookside which we loved too. Everyone is fantastic. Restaurant is wonderful. But I did see where people got breakfast with a private chef, etc. That was not mentioned to us when we stayed in the suite. Too bad would have liked that.

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your experiences with us here at the 1896 House. We are glad that you have had the opportunity to stay in two of our different rooms, dine with us at the '6 House Pub, and that you thoroughly enjoyed all of your visits. I am wondering if your stay coincided with the day that our...

Southampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Barnside suites. The staff was friendly and we had a very nice room. It was the best breakfast we've had. Fresh fruit and so many choices of food. The pub has great food also. Will definitely visit again.

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our luxurious Barnside Suites. Those who choose to stay in the Suites enjoy a candlelight breakfast, in a private room with a personal chef, and we are very happy to hear that it was the best breakfast that...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed with 2 friends for one night en route from Boston to Stowe, Vermont. Motel is just south of Williamstown, pub was about 100 yards across a bridge from our room although some rooms were on the other side of the main road. Room was spacious and very comfortable. Very wide choice of food in the pub and a good...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your visit with us. We are glad that you stopped by while on your trip from Boston to Stowe, Vermont! It is great to hear that you enjoyed a comfortable stay in one of our Brookside/Pondside rooms, and that you also enjoyed the wide variety that the '6 House Pub has to offer. Thank you...

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We rented the 3 room suite, which looks like it used to be the old hotel manager's apartment. The decor and appliances date back to the 70s and 80s, and while that could be charming, it's just another sign of the owner's stingy-ness. The wifi router was being reset by the handyman when we arrived and still didn't work, even...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Inside the 3 Room Suite is a complete kitchen, one queen bedroom, a living room with a queen sofa bed, and a large bathroom with a whirlpool for two. There is also a private deck, which overlooks the serene duck pond - home to our 8 Pekin Ducks! You write that the decor "could be charming," and that is what...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We try to stay here when we are in the area as the rooms are clean and charming in an old-fashioned sort of way and look out the back on the nearby Berkshire foliage. It is a lovely walk to the breakfast room across the brook. The beds are firm and comfortable and traffic stops early in the evening so...

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Zac O, Manager at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you always enjoy your visit with us, and that you continue to stay with us at the 1896 House when you visit the area! Fall in the Berkshires is absolutely beautiful, and as you noted, our guests are surrounded by all of the beauty that the fall has to offer. We have been continuing to add...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enchanting property situated by a lovely brook and pond. Variety of immaculate & charming rooms with many bed configurations. Some rooms offer jacuzzis, canopy beds, and parlor stoves. Full hot breakfast buffet included in rate. Seasonal heated pool. Free WiFi. Very popular restaurant on site. Gourmet restaurant adjacent. Free parking. All non-smoking. One handicapped accessible room. One 3 Room Apartment. Sister Luxury Inn available on property. You'll never want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

Address: 910 Cold Spring Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267-2732
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Williamstown
Price Range: $139 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“The Williamstown Inn is far nicer and more convenient to everything.”
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“All accommodations single level - end suite most popular but does not have kitchenette.”
rolfr457, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pick another hotel.”
7fgrlady, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Brookside is on the same side of the road as the restaurant. Pondside is down the road(not far) and is across the street.”
z_k_white, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We always stay on Brookside. Across the highway is Pondside and seems to have more complaints about mildew smell.”
boxermomtx, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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