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Rookwood Inn

20 reviews

11 Old Stockbridge Road
Lenox, MA 01240-1717 US

(413)637-9750

http://www.rookwoodinn.com

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Rates

$175 to $395

Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Discover, Diners Club, American Express and Personal Checks.


Description

Circa 1825. This turn-of-the-century Queen Anne Victorian inn offers 20 elegant guest rooms, including suites. Among the amenities in the air-conditioned guest rooms are antiques and fireplaces. The public rooms and halls are decorated with the innkeepers' collection of antique handbags and Wallace Nutting prints. The day begins with a bountiful heart-healthy breakfast. The beautiful Berkshires are famous for cultural and recreational opportunities, and guests can walk to shops and restaurants. Tanglewood is one mile away.Publicity and Awards: New York Times, Boston Globe, London Times, New York Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Target the Family.Location: Mountains, Small and resort town.

Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Plus Breakfast, Continental Breakfast, Banquet Service, Afternoon Tea, We will make every effort to prepare a breakfast to meet special dietary needs and when notified in advance.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Voice Mail, VCR, Television, Telephone, Refrigerator, Reading Lamps, Modem Hook-Up, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Desk, Ceiling Fans, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Clock Radio, Cable TV, Free WiFi, Bottled water, Wine glasses, Bottle opener/corkscrew, iPod docking stations in many rooms and lap desks available upon request.
Amenities On Site: Library, Child Care, Parlor Games, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Limited Handicap Access, Television, VCR and Gift Shop.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Modem Connection, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Gym Nearby, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services and Flexible Check in/out Times.
Languages Spoken: Spanish

 

Reviews

“Of all the inns I've visited, Rookwood, by far, was the most comfortable, with personable, friendly and obliging innkeepers, excellent breakfasts and cozy atmosphere.”

 

“We found the Rookwood to be everything advertised and more. Attention to decor, details, and hospitality were first class. Even the weather cooperated in March and we were able to sit out on the front porch and enjoy our wine each afternoon. The Rookwood is a huge house yet felt cozy and comfortable. The large living room is decorated with several seating areas so many people can enjoy it. We were there on a weekend when it wasn't busy so Amy, the proprietor, graciously took the time to show us the other rooms. One is better than the other and it would be difficult to say which is the most beautiful. We were in the Williams Suite on the first floor and happily it looks exactly as pictured on the website and was very comfortable.. However, because of my rememberance of Rapunzel, the next time we stay I will definitely want to stay in Revels Retreat which has the circular sitting room. So romantic. Service was also exceptional. There is a guest refrigerator stocked with complimentary drinks and a table set up with glasses and wine openers. And the location is perfect. You can park your car and walk into the charming little town of Lenox. Thank you, Amy, for a wonderful getaway.”
— Ashley Monn

 

“We stayed at The Rookwood Inn to celebrate New Year's Eve, 2009. The Rookwood has special meaning to us, because it's the first hotel my wife and I stayed in when we met 12 years ago. One thing has remained constant at The Rookwood throughout that time - Innkeeper Amy Lindner-Lesser. She continues to make her guests feel like her home is their home, and for those of us who return regularly, she welcomes us like family. Each of the rooms is decorated with lovely period furnishings, and every one is different - so there's something for every taste - and budget. Our room had a fireplace that we watched from our cozy four-poster bed with a hand-made quilt comforter. And speaking of taste - Amy and her staff cook breakfasts that are always different, fresh, and delicious. They outdid themselves on New Year's Day, producing a sumptuous buffet fit for a 4-star restaurant brunch - outstanding! If you're looking for a weekend getaway, or a place to stay while enjoying Tanglewood or the other many attractions of the Berkshires (including a great convenient Prime Outlets location just minutes from the Rookwood and just off the Mass Pike) the Rookwood is for you. Lenox is a delightful village with lots of nice restaurants, shops, and a great bookstore, and the Rookwood is one block from the center of town - makes for fun walks (or runs, if you prefer) Give the Rookwood a try - you won't be sorry - and we're sure it won't be your last time there.”
— Bruno Battistoli

 

 

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