As part of a special anniversary vacation, my wife and I were fortunate to stay at the elegant Blackinton Manor B & B in North Adams, MA. This early 19th-century federal mansion, with its soaring ceilings, grand staircase, and stately vertical windows, is a treat to experience. Our solicitous hosts have added 21st century comforts while honoring this historic residence.
Our room, the English Suite, was delightfully spacious, with a large main room, a pretty sitting room, and a lovely bathroom replete with red marble tile. To ensure guests' comfort, both an air conditioner and an electric wood stove were provided. Every evening, guests could pour themselves a glass of sherry or brandy. In the spacious dining room, the breakfasts were delicious. One morning it was perfectly cooked scrambled eggs made to order with cheese or other ingredients. The next morning, yummy blueberry pancakes with sausages appeared. Plenty of hot coffee or tea, and a selection of juices and breakfast breads, were offered daily. We plan to return to this B & B, perhaps next summer, so that we can enjoy the swimming pool!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the historic Blackinton residential section of North Adams and affording dramatic mountain views, Blackinton Manor, an elegant 1832 Georgian style home, is home to five spacious ensuite guest rooms, one of which is dog friendly. Unique charm amongst the Berkshire landscape affords a tranquil environment. We are a neighbor to MASS MoCA, Williams College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, Mt. Greylock, the Appalachian Trail and so much more. Innkeeper Lesa Bennett and resident dog Buddy invite you to share this year-round retreat. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Blackinton Manor Bed & Breakfast North Adams, MA - Berkshires