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Blackberry River Inn

158 reviews
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We went for a couples overnight trip to get away from work. TW made us feel welcomed and settled us in even before we arrived. The Inn was build in 1763 but still looks gorgeous. It has a library with games and a giant fire...More

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Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! We really appreciate you taking the time, but more importantly, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you. T.W. Innkeeper

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed 1 night to attend performance at Infinity Hall. It is located a couple miles outside town, so you can't walk (but we didn't from closer stays either since it is dark). Room was super clean, sheets smelled great, nice touch to put extension cord...More

Thank terryw678
Response from BlackberryRiverInn, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you so much for the review and taking the time to do so! We really do appreciate it very much! Glad you enjoyed your stay so much! That's the whole idea:-) Point taken about the pillows and have passed it along to the Owner....More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I have driven past this picturesque inn many times and always wanted to spend a night. When given the opportunity, early in November, whilst traveling with a friend, I did. We were greeted by a taciturn man and his German shepherd dog. I am not...More

Thank Lina
Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Lina, I am so sorry you were disappointed with your stay here! My sincere apologies. You booked a room in the Carriage House and yes there are 2 deluxe rooms in the main house (as well as two suites) but the deluxe rooms have...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

You want to stay here. If in NW CT/SW MA this historic property is a beautiful place. 1763 original building, wonderful library with local history, excellent breakfast, attentive and very mindful service. The innkeeper went above and beyond to make my stay a pleasant and...More

Thank Jeff P
Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 1 December 2017

Hello Jeff, Thanks so much! So glad you enjoyed your stay. It is a unique property. 1763. Amazing. Appreciate you taking the time to do a review. Means a lot to us. Thanks again! Happy Trails, T.W.

Reviewed 19 November 2017

We absolutely loved everything about this charming Inn! The Inn Keeper was wonderful from the minute we pulled into the driveway-he and his beautiful dog greeted us warmly and gave us a tour of the main house.The accommodations were warm and homey, and the charm...More

Thank Whitney S
Response from Blackberry Rive... I, Manager at Blackberry River InnResponded 21 November 2017

Hello Whitney, So glad you and your mom enjoyed your stay! Thanks so much for all those kind words! Yes, Infinity Hall is a real blessing for Norfolk and a great venue for live music. Just minutes' drive away from the Inn, as you know....More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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US$145 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$145 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"I would stay in the Main house instead of the additional buildings on property."
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"I can say that the cottage is quiet, spacious, very comfortable with a large fireplace to boot!"
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"Stay in the main building rather than carriage house"
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"Main house location provides convenient access to breakfast room and library"
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