The Inn at Stockbridge

30 East Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts 01262
Innkeeper(s): Lisa Morehouse and Jeff Bell
  • The St. Andrews Suite in the Cottage House

    The St. Andrews Suite in the Cottage House

  • The Rockwell Suite in the Barn

    The Rockwell Suite in the Barn

 
  • Introduction

    Welcome to the serene elegance of the Inn at Stockbridge in Stockbridge, MA.  Our one and only goal is to provide our guests with a relaxing and unforgettable stay in a town described by Norman Rockwell as the “Best of America, Best of New England.”  Our meticulously decorated and designed guest rooms coupled with exceptional amenities offer an ideal getaway for your perfect Berkshires vacation or event.

    Situated on 12 acres, the 1906 estate features beautiful gardens, an outdoor heated pool, wraparound porch, original sculptures donated by Carl Kanter (a guest of the inn), and even a turn-of-the-century buggy to complete the ambiance.

    A great Massachusetts bed and breakfast inn is a captivating combination of wonderful guests, a gracious staff,magical surroundings, delicious foods, and luxurious rooms. Set back from the road on twelve secluded acres just one mile from downtown Stockbridge and close to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge and Tanglewood as well as all the other cultural attractions Stockbridge, Lenox and the Berkshires is famous for. The Inn is a Georgian-style mansion with large white pillars built as a private residence in 1906 and lovingly restored in 1982 as a bed and breakfast.


    In June 1997, Alice and Len built four new junior suites in a romantic cottage house on the spacious grounds behind the mansion.

    The architecture of the mansion was duplicated in the cottage house with its four white columns and grand porch, however, the magic lies inside these theme rooms. St. Andrews, Kashmir, Provence, and Out of Africa have gas fireplaces, king-size canopy beds with pillow top mattresses, cathedral ceilings, flat-screen TV and DVD player combinations, and many wonderful romantic Inn room amenities. In addition, Kashmir and St. Andrews each feature 6-foot whirlpool bathtubs with separate showers.

    In 2001, Alice and Len added another wonderful addition to the Inn, The Barn. This building resembles a barn from the outside; however the interiors are elegant, spacious, and live up to all your fantasies. Enjoy a private deck, large king size bed, double whirlpool and all the amenities the Inn has to offer.

    Savor the Peaceful charm, romance and elegance that surround the Inn at Stockbridge a Tanglewood Lenox hotel.

     

     


     

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Lisa Morehouse for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Most travelers stay at our inn to experience all the Berkshires has to offer. We are centrally located to such attractions as Tanglewood and the Norman Rockwell Museum,as well as historic Stockbridge itself.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Our mansion has been an inn for over 30 years, we are the third owners. We love the energy of friendly hospitality, the simple elegance and the fantastic food.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    To experience a quintessential New England town.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    My favorite compliment was written in our guest book: “The road is better than the inn - Cervantes except.. the Inn at Stockbridge - A Summer Guest. ”

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Amazing restaurants and local food scene.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    1. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum and historic Stockbridge. Perhaps a stroll through the Berkshire Botanical Gardens.
    2. Enjoy a concert or two at Tanglewood, take the tour of the Tanglewood property.
    3. Take a day to relax at the Inn. Enjoy the heated pool and lovely grounds in summer, cuddle up by the fireplace in winter.
    4. Visit The Mount…Edith Wharton’s home in Lenox. Tour the town and finish up your trip with some theater or a trip to Jacob’s Pillow dance festival in summer.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Just our 12 acres! Stockbridge is 1.5 miles to the south, for hardy hikers.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    There are several spots that we recommend highly. I would say it’s a draw between Chez Nous in Lee or Alta in Lenox.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    http://berkshires.org/

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    15.

    Do you accept pets?

    No, however the folks up the road at Camp Wagalot are wonderful!

     

  • Breakfast at Our Berkshires B&B

    To complete your unforgettable time at the Inn, a complimentary gourmet breakfast is included during each morning of your stay, guaranteed to prepare you for the day's adventures. Our Service and Atmosphere is Unsurpassed by Stockbridge Mass Hotels

    Relax and indulge yourself in our wonderful breakfast prepared daily inside in the formal dining room or outside overlooking the beautiful grounds and porch.  Linger over your coffee, or have a quick bite in preparation of your day - either way, our Chef's offerings will not disappoint.

    Let Us Pamper You at Our Berkshires Bed and Breakfast

    The Inn at Stockbridge offers a welcoming New England bed and breakfast experience in Western MA, highlighted by extraordinary attention to detail.  We are a family-owned and operated property with over 16 years of experience in providing excellence in hospitality.
     
    Ranging from traditional to specialty-themed rooms housed in three buildings, our Stockbridge inn provides inviting accommodations with distinct ambiance for every taste.  Whether you are looking for lavish luxury, stately charm, or a room with whimsical character, you will find it at The Inn at Stockbridge.  We hope you enjoy your stay!
  • Inn Amenities

    • All guest rooms and suites have a modern private bath. Many have a double whirlpool.
    • Nine rooms and suites have a gas fireplace.
    • Six suites have a gas fireplace and large double whirlpool.
    • Flat screen LCD TV with DVD players in all rooms
    • CD player
    • Air conditioning, ceiling fan
    • Telephone to make and receive calls
    • The most comfy micro fiber bathrobes that we have seen
    • Sherry in every room
    • Iron and Ironing board
    • Hair Dryer
    • Make up mirror
    • Down comforter wrapped in duvet cover individually chosen for every room and suite in the winter
    • Beautiful quilt individually chosen for every room and suite in the summer
  • Weddings in the Berkshires and Other Special Events

    Where the past and the present mingle for a moment

    Stage your next special event at The Inn at Stockbridge, a peaceful & idyllic setting for small weddings, family reunions, anniversary or birthday celebrations, corporate meetings, or retreats.

    The walls of the 1906 mansion have witnessed many vows being pledged, many glasses raised, and many tears of joy that come with new beginnings.  They have also witnessed business being conducted, laughter being shared, and creativity at work.

    We work one on one with each client to customize each event to suit individual tastes, budgets and requirements. From cocktails to hors d’oeuvres to a 5-course plated meal, your wish is our command. We do everything from planning your menu and selecting your wines to choosing your décor & design. We can even arrange for outside service providers (photographers, florists, musicians). We can accommodate up to 40 guests.

    Perfect for a Berkshires Retreat

    Rent the entire inn or an entire building for a girls' getaway, crafting retreat, corporate event, or other retreat event.  Our staff will work with you to plan the perfect event, including arrangements for a common-area for group activities.

    A Great Massachusetts Meeting Facility

    Need an off-site meeting location?  The Inn at Stockbridge will work with you to provide the perfect meeting location for maximum business productivity.

    Special Event planning is not available July, August, or October.

  • Lodging Options

    Traditional Main House Rooms

    All the main house rooms feature the charm gilded age 1906 Georgian style mansion with modern amenities. All rooms feature modern private bathrooms with toiletries from Gilchrest and Soames as well as 2 comfy micro-fiber bathrobes. All guest rooms feature AC, high-end linens and towels as well as a decanter of sherry to sip before nestling in the comfortable beds. All rooms have a flat screen LCD television and DVD player as well as a clock radio with CD player, hair dryer, iron & ironing board. All second floor rooms have a ceiling fan.

    Cottage House Suites

    Four romantic and individually appointed suites designed to indulge your senses. Amenities in all the cottage house suites include a gas fireplace, king size bed, en suite refrigerator,  Keurig coffee maker robes, hair dryers Gilchrest and Soames toiletries, deluxe linens LCD flat screen TV, with DVD players and AC. All cottage house suites have a private entrance off the large, gracious common porch overlooking the spacious grounds.

    Barn Suites

    The Barn features four deluxe suites designed for the ultimate escape to enjoy rest and relaxation catering to the most discriminating guest. Berkshire venues were used as the inspiration in these sumptuous environments. All four barn suites feature decadent four poster king size beds with luxury bedding, a large double whirlpool, separate shower, and private commode room enhanced with granite and marble. A gas controlled fireplace and your own private deck overlooking the woods enhance this escape from the ordinary. Cathedral ceilings with a ceiling fan creates an airy outdoor feeling.
     
    All barn suites include a large LCD flat screen TV and DVD player to enjoy your favorite movies. All barn suites come equipped with an in suite  refrigerator as well as in room coffee service with a Keurig coffee maker.

    The Grounds

    Enjoy 12 acres of peaceful charm and elegance at the Inn at Stockbridge.  Romance, tranquility and a bit of whimsy surround the Inn.  The grounds feature large  open spaces with beautiful gardens, sculptures and a buggy from the turn of the century.
    The 1906 estate sits far off the road and is a destination by itself, yet it is surrounded by all the wonderful elements that the Berkshires has to offer. Swim in the outdoor  heated pool during the summer, relax surrounded by nature.
     
    The wrap around porch is a wonderful place to enjoy complimentary wine and cheese, read a good book or just dream and relax. White wicker furniture and a rocking chair, and classical music set the mood.  It is there for you to enjoy. The interesting sculptures that surround the Inn were donated by a guest of the Inn (Carl Kanter).  His works of art are a both whimsical and striking.  Enjoy.
     
  • Things to Do in the Berkshires

    There are many wonderful activities, museums, attractions, and restaurants available in our area. Enhance your trip to the Berkshires -- plan to visit one of our world-class museums, catch a show in our beautiful restored theatres, practice your swing on our gorgeous golf courses, ride the hills on horseback, and delight your senses in our delicious and inspiring restaurants to suit all palates!  We can help you make any arrangements that you would like to include on your trip, just let us know!

    Cultural Venues

    Music, Theatre and Dance venues abound near The Inn at Stockbridge in Massachusetts.

    Museums & Historic Sites

    Stockbridge is blessed with amazing history and art museums. Learn about the Gilded Age, modern and ancient art or beautiful botanical gardens!

    Recommended Restaurants

    View our list of favorite restaurants in the area. Let us know if you would like reservations, we are happy to make arrangements for you!

    Recreation

    From Golf to fishing there are many things to do in the Berkshires!

  • Directions

    We are here to assist you with directions to the Inn. Please note that if you are using a GPS you will need to input Main St Stockbridge. We are 1.5 Miles north on Rte. 7. If you enter 30 East Street it takes you in the wrong direction.

    From Boston and Albany (or anywhere via turnpike) 

    1. Mass Turnpike to Exit 2 in Lee
    2. Rt. 102 into Stockbridge
    3. Right turn at first major intersection onto Rt. 7 North (to Lenox and Pittsfield)
    4. 1.2 miles to our entrance (first drive on right after underpass)
    5. Please note: Inn is set back and not visible from Rt. 7

    From New York City area and New Jersey

    1. From New York City (about 3 hours 150 miles from midtown):
    2. Henry Hudson Parkway North to Saw Mill River  Parkway to Taconic State Parkway North From New Jersey (about 3 hours from Northern NJ)
    3. Take either 287N or Garden State Parkway N to New York State Thruway Take NYS Thruway to Exit 17. Take Rte
    4. 84E across Beacon Bridge to Taconic State Parkway N
    5. Take Taconic State Parkway approx. 1 hour to Rte. 23,  Hillsdale Claverack.
    6. Take Rte. 23 East into Hillsdale then into Great Barrington
    7. Rte. 23 intersects Rte. 7 in Great Barrington. Take Rte. 7 North into Stockbridge
    8. Continue on Rte. 7 North 1.5 miles past downtown. Inn is on the right