Amherst, MA 

Black Walnut Inn

1184 N Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01002-1328 US

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Rates: $95 to $180
Total Rooms: 10


Circa 1745. This stately brick Federal-style inn is just three miles from Emily Dickinson's home and nine miles from the Smith College Museum of Art, which houses works by Picasso, Degas, Monet and Winslow. The inn sits on one and a half acres and is shaded by black walnut trees. Guests who stay there in October can have their fill of free walnuts. The yard is manicured and country flower gardens surround the home. The seven guest bedrooms are all soundproofed to accommodate children. Furnishings include antiques and period reproductions. Guests are served a continental plus breakfast that includes hot fruit pies and muffins, fresh squeezed orange juice and a choice of four different hot entrees. The inn has been featured in the New York Times; it received the 2000 Historical Preservation Award and it won The Maine Yankee Editor's Pick Award.Publicity and Awards: New York Times, Yankee Magazine.Location: Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $95 to $180
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and cash.
Rooms: This property has 10 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 3 suites.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.


Minimum Stay Requirements: two night minimum on weekends
Cancellation: Room guaranteed with credit card, midweek stays 24 hour notice, weekend stays, 2 weeks or 1 night charged.
Pets: Pets Allowed and Innkeepers pets on premises.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Snacks/Refreshments.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Modem Hook-Up, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Refrigerator, Central Air, Clock Radio, Telephone, Coffeemaker, Television, Desk, VCR and one king suite with Jacuzzi tub.
Amenities On Site: Parlor Games, Pet Boarding, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Limited Handicap Access, Television, VCR and outdoor fireplace.


Events Hosted: Family Reunions and Meetings.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College and Tennis.

Historic Interest

Historic Awards: State Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Emily Dickinson Homestead - 3 miles,