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1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels

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McLean, VA
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We love to stay at the brookside part of 1896 House. Beds are comfortable, water is hot, and you can walk across the stream to the delightful pub. We had another excellent stay! Rooms could have a bit more light and we take our own multiplug for computers, phones etc. Basically, we love it!

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NE Ohio/ Venice Island Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2012

I read online great reviews and just stayed one night at 1896 House and the room was awful. Smelled musty, moldy and old. Mattress was old and very uncomfortable and linens were cheap. There must be a bif difference between the brookside, pondside, etc. The breakfast consisted of make your own waffles and cereal, hardly what the hotel says it...

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Kanzi, Owner at 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels, responded to this review

Of course I am sorry that this guest did not enjoy his stay. When a guest refers to mold and must, it really is the wood odor that emanates from the walls on a damp day. Our AAA inspector was just here, and we were SO congratulated on our cleanliness and the great care we take of the rooms. City...

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I must start this review by saying I call this place more of an inn style than motel because of the friendliest feel we receive as soon as we arrive. Our son plays soccer at the college so we travel often to Williamstown. We have stayed at other locations but once we found the 1896 house, it has been our...

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Oceanside, New York
Reviewed 5 September 2012

This motel is beautiful. Whether you stay Brookside or Pondside, it is lovely. I highly recommend a Pondside suite. It is spacious with a large kitchen, a bedroom, and a sitting room with queen size roll-out sofa sleeper and large screen tv. The view of the pond with ducks is magnificent. The restaurant was great. Breakfast is included in the...

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Another year starting for our son and we always return to the 1996 House! It was a quick trip to get him moved in and we only stayed 2 nights. We wanted to stay longer as we love coming back to this place. We stayed Brookside and our room was quite comfortable. We did have dinner at the Pub and...

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New England
Reviewed 4 September 2012

This bed and breakfast was a great and quiet place to stay. It's on a pond so there are ducks walking around on the premises so if you're a duck feeding type of gal you'll love this! The rooms are very clean, there is a small fridge and flat screen TV. The owners are absolutely lovely and accommodating. We went...

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Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 28 August 2012

We made a last-minute booking in the Berkshires,and we were pleased to find that the 1896 House Inn & Country Lodgings had availability. We stayed in the Brookside Motel part, because it was farther from the road than was Pondside, and most people found it to be quieter. The accomodation was as advertised. It is a motel, but our room...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Stayed in Pondside Motel with our two children (10 / 13) for two nights on a family vacation to Berkshires. Two considerations worth writing about are Pondside vs Brookside and location compared to other Williamstown choices: Pondside versus Brookside: The two motels are located on opposite sides of Route 2/7. The pub, barnside suites, breakfast room and office are all...

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Methuen, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 August 2012

We stayed in the Brookside Motel and found everything to be clean, comfortable and very quite. The room was nicely decorated with a couple of rocking chairs out front so you can just sit and relax. The on site restaurant serves excellent food at very reasonable prices. The staff at both the hotel and the restaurant were all first rate!!...

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Simsbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I was a little bit nervous, given the "motel" look of the 1896 house, but don't be fooled - it's a great place. My husband and I stayed there with our 13 y.o. and 10 y.o. last night, on a last minute trip to the Berkshires. We stayed in Brookside, and it was exceedingly clean, charming, well maintained, all with...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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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 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — 1896 House - Brookside & Pondside Motels 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“We always stay on Brookside. Across the highway is Pondside and seems to have more complaints about mildew smell.”
 of 5 bubbles boxermomtx, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are first floor with an exterior entrance”
 of 5 bubbles V1332FJphilm, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we were in room 109-double beds but nice size”
 of 5 bubbles peggyt832, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be near the bridge over the stream”
  • View from the bridge between our room and the pub
 of 5 bubbles larry756, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Barnside Suites are absolutely gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles heatherwR8108KG, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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