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Windflower Inn
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boston
2 reviews
“Wonderful inn and innkeepers”
Reviewed 26 March 2013

My wife and I were fortunate to find the Windflower Inn while spending a night in the Berkshires. The inn itself is beautiful and only made better by the warm and attentive innkeepers. We look forward to returning for a longer stay.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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WESTBOROUGH
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

Our stays at the Windflower have been fantastic! My wife and I have stayed here with our two children and my parents a few times now. Each night John and Claudia light a fire in their beautiful fireplace and we sit around and chat while the children are entertained in the adjacent room that they have set up with board games and a TV. They always make us feel very much at home and are very easy to get to know. In the morning they make a wonderful breakfast with fresh local eggs ( you can really tell the difference) and they are very accommodating to my wife's gluten free needs. Not just making things that are gluten free...but that are really delicious! Our rooms have always been very spacious,clean, well decorated and reasonably priced.
Given all of this plus being in a great location for skiing, multiple great restaurants, shopping, hiking and proximity to Tanglewood........ it is hard to find anything bad to say about this place.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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Attleboro
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Spent the weekend here with friends! Thank you Claudia and John for being such accommodating hosts. Although they don't have a liquor license, we brought our own wine and appetizers and enjoyed a relaxing fire in the main sitting room where Claudia brought out delicious, homemade cookies just baked for us. Rooms were spacious, impeccably clean and had private baths with claw-footed tubs/showers. Michael, their son prepared an absolutely delicious breakfast of Challah french toast and bacon. Fresh fruit, cereals and homemade pear/date bread were also offered along with OJ, coffee and tea. Totally recommend this Inn and we plan on returning in the Fall. Thanks Claudia, John, Michael and of course their family dog, Stella.

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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Windflower fit the bill perfectly for a three generation ski weekend. We wanted our grand daughter to appreciate a New England Inn as we have enjoyed them over the years. Windflower hit the right notes. The public space provides an inviting sitting area with great fireplaces where we could enjoy their afternoon tea and cookies or our own bottle of wine. Breakfast presented the best french toast ever. The rooms were gracious but simple, although the stone fireplace in my daughter's room, (#12) was impressive. Our clawfoot bathtub provided a great after ski soak. The beds featured comfortable tempurpedic type mattresses. We had privacy by occupying one hallway ourselves. Best of all, Claudia and her family made us feel welcome. She has the inn-keeper's knack of knowing when to permit us privacy and when to participate in a conversation, dispensing local lore and guidance. The inn could benefit from some freshening up. At the price we paid, we were more than satisfied. We expect to make Windflower an annual Winter get-together.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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kansas city, missouri
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We stayed the weekend of NEMO. It was a long planned girls weekend and we made it to the inn. Our stay was delightful. We were attended to and felt welcomed. The inn is old and quaint yet the facilities were all modern. We plan on returning.

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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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Boston, MA
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

I just got back from celebrating my birthday at the Windflower Inn with 6 college girlfriends and the stay was top notch. The Inn is beautiful and spacious and has a variety of rooms to choose from. Claudia was my contact and she made the entire stay easy on all and was very accomodating! She gave us great suggestions on what to do in the area, made us all feel very comfortable and was just lovely to talk to. We stayed for two nights and breakfast was excellent.....lots of choices and so accomodating once again. We are thinking about going back in the summer months. It was excellent all around.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Santa Clarita, California
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

Though the location is very much rustic, the Inn could use a little more updating. I do love our room as we had the corner room with a view of the main street....breakfast was fine but we decided to eat at Martin;s in Barrington instead because they had a much better breakfast...

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Windflower Inn
Address: 684 S Egremont Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1932
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Great Barrington
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Great Barrington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Windflower Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Windflower Inn Bed and Breakfast is one of the longest established family operated and owned Inns in the Berkshires, with elegant yet warm and informal atmosphere. Our guests enjoy charming, relaxing, antique-filled, country accommodations. The Windflower Inn is situated on ten acres located in the heart of the beautiful Berkshires area of Southwestern Massachusetts. We accept children of all ages making us the ideal family-friendly alternative to the chain hotels. Our beautiful grounds also include an outdoor pool for your enjoyment. ... more   less 
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