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Whitcomb Summit Retreat
Ranked #1 of 1 Florida B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 28 June 2009

The Whitcomb Summit is a clean, modern, well maintained, well appointed
motel in a magnificent setting: at the top of a mountain on Route 2 in the
Northern Berkshires with 100 mile view of Massachusetts, Vermont and to Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire on a clear day. It is something to wake up to a view of the mountains and valleys below covered with clouds. Owners Ed and Carol are friendly, hard-working and unusual for americans -- sincere, not pathologically superficial. They work
very hard to make your experience enduring and memorable, and put a lot of time and effort into making their motel a place you think about afterwards and want to come back to.

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled solo
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Reviewed 5 March 2009

Stayed here a few nights last fall, its definitely one of the best places on the Mohawk Trail. The location/view is awesome, the owners are super nice, the rooms are all redone, and the price is reasonable. Also, they have DirecTV or something like that, and I saw the Red Sox Game 5 comeback here, which was insane. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed October 2008, travelled solo
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Reviewed 24 September 2007

I am the president of a 4x4 club (Jeeps, Land Rovers, Toyotas) and we just returned from our annual club outing at the Whitcomb Summit, located in the heart of some of the best of New England four-wheeling. We've stayed at WS for three years now and have always had a great time, but this year was really special as the owner, Carol Drummond, has arranged for her niece, Kim Drummond, to take over the catering operations. Not only does Kim have the communcation skills of a five-diamond hotel concierge (she was a delight in helping us organize the weekend), she cooked up an amazing Mexican feast for us on Saturday night including beef and black bean burritos, home-made salads, delicious spicy corn soup and home-made cilantro salsa verde. What a treat to arrive back to the hotel after a long day on the trail and find our drinks chilled by Kim, home-made chips and salsa on the deck and one of the most beautiful views in New England.

Our rooms were spotlessly clean, including our rustic cabin, in front of which we were even able to have a club campfire!

Thanks again to Carol and Kim for a fantastic weekend!

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  • Stayed September 2007
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Reviewed 20 May 2005

We stayed here in August last year when we were spending our holiday in the gorgeous Berkshires area (MA). It is located in the hart of the Mohawk trail (touristic trail from east to west), and is surrounded by beautiful nature and hills/mountains. Though high-season, the prices were very low (lower than low-budget hotelchains located much less preferable), though breakfast was not included. Great place when you are traveling by car, which is necesary because the nearest shop and restaurant are at minimum 7 miles away.

The caretakers/owners were very helpful, the motel seemed quite destroyed on the outside (could use a fresh paintjob), but the room itself was clean and well maintained, as was the bathroom.
We really enjoyed our stay there in the middle of nature's splendour (great views and sitting outside the room on the porch eating the food you bought at the supermarket at the start of the Mohawktrail at full moon is unforgetable).

Good place to stay, great value for money.

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Property: Whitcomb Summit Retreat
Address: 229 Mohawk Trl, Florida, MA 01247-9620 (Formerly Whitcomb Summit Motel)
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > Florida
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Florida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Whitcomb Summit Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Whitcomb Summit Retreat is a 19 acre mountain top property with a newly increased view of the Northern Berkshires including Berkshire East Ski Resort, Bear Swamp and on a clear day, Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, New Hampshire... approximately 65 miles away!! Our retreat (formerly known as the Whitcomb Summit Motel and the Whitcomb Summit Resort) has become renown for it's breathtaking mountain-top views, including 3 New England states!!! ... more   less 
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