Westborough, MA 

The Sleigh Maker Inn

87 W. Main St.
Westborough, MA 01581 US
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Rates: $127 to $165
Total Rooms: 3
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (15 reviews)


Circa 1893. Located in the heart of New England in Westborough, Massachusetts this three-story Eastlake Victorian bed and breakfast is in the Boston Metro-West area. It was built as a Christmas gift in 1893 by Forrest W. Forbes, a prominent sleigh maker, for his wife. The company became the largest local manufacturer and America's oldest. Relax on the wraparound porch with refreshments. Snacks are available any time. The needs of both business and leisure travelers are provided for at this inn. Stay in a themed guest bedroom accented with antiques. One boasts a Jacuzzi tub for two. Gather in the formal dining room for a home-cooked breakfast of classic entrees and accompaniments. Hop on a bicycle to explore the scenic area.Location: City/Urban and Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $127 to $165
Payment types accepted include Discover, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Master Card, American Express and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 3 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 1 with hot tub, 1 with whirlpool.
The types of beds available include Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: 3 Night Min. Stay for Boston Marathon, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Graduation and some long weekends.
Cancellation: A first night or 30% deposit (whichever is higher) is required to hold the reservation. An advance deposit on a valid credit card will confirm the reservation immediately. An e-mail or written confirmation will be sent upon reservation. Certain rules apply to holidays, special events, and group reservations. Due to the inn's limited number of rooms, cancellations of all confirmed reservations must be made 14 days (1 month-holidays/special events) in advance of the scheduled arrival date or your deposit will not be refunded. If reserved rooms are rebooked for the same dates as the originally scheduled reservation, your deposit will be returned less a $25 booking fee. Guests are responsible for payment of all nights reserved, regardless of actual arrival or departure date. Full payment is due upon arrival. (Special rates and policies available for repeat business travelers)
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises, Pets Allowed and We do have a cat. He is not allowed in the guest rooms. One Pet is allowed. Must be under 25 lbs. Editor's Room only.
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Wine.
Types of meals: Continental Plus Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Wine, Early Coffee/Tea, Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Country Breakfast and Continental Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, Fireplace, Iron/Ironing Board, Coffeemaker, Refrigerator, Bath Amenities, Bathrobes and Heating.
Amenities On Site: Washer, Television, Parlor Games, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Gift Shop, Fireplace, Dryer, Free parking on premise, Bicycles and Fax.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Gym Nearby, Flexible Cancellation, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services and Flexible Check in/out Times.
Transportation Services: Train Station Pickup.


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Romantic Getaways, Meetings and Interviews.
Other Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Wineries, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries and Antiquing.

Historic Interest

Built in 1893 by Forest Forbes who owned the first Sleigh Mfg. business in Westborogh. Fine example of Eastlake style Victorian with very few modifications. We have the original building plans if you are interested in viewing.
Historic sites nearby: Birthplace of Eli Whitney 1.5 miles

Romantic Interest

Victorian decor and gardens. Wrap around porch. Many places for fine dining. Sleigh Maker room has a huge bathroom with a 2-person Jacuzzi and separate shower. General Ambiance of the town and Inn.