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Birchwood Inn Bed & Breakfast

7 Hubbard Street
P.O. Box 2020
Lenox (Berkshires), MA 01240

Toll-free 800-524-1646

Phone 413-637-2600

EmailContact by Email  innkeeper@birchwood-inn.com
Website http://www.birchwood-inn.com

Experience the romantic and comfortable country elegance of Birchwood Inn, a warm and welcoming 1766 Berkshires bed and breakfast in Lenox, MA.

Enjoy our pastoral hilltop setting overlooking historic Lenox village. Our enchanting Lenox, MA Bed and Breakfast is just steps to the myriad of cultural attractions and recreational activities in the area, including Tanglewood, The Mount, theater and dance festivals, vibrant fall foliage, and museums as well as shopping, dining, hiking, water sports, biking, skiing and snowshoeing.

 

Cozy up in one of the 11 soothingly designed guest rooms at our inivting Lenox bed and breakfast. Savor our award-winning creative country breakfasts. Curl up by the fire with a mug of mulled local cider, freshly baked pastries and a good read after snowshoeing or making snow angels in neighboring Kennedy Park. Relax and rejuvenate with the summer breezes while enjoying afternoon tea on our spacious front porch.  Rest in a hammock amidst the country gardens of our peaceful Lenox, MA inn. Hike and be awed by autumn's vibrant foliage.

Well-behaved four-legged furry friends are welcome at our pet-friendly Berkshires inn. Book one of our spa, romance, special occasion or foodie packages and enhance your romantic Birchwood Inn experience.

 

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$200-299, $300+

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa
  • MC
  • AmEx
  • Traveler's Cheques
  • Gift Certificates

Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season

No

Over 12

11

Mountains

Onsite, 24 hr

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Gardens on Property
  • GLBT Friendly
  • National Historic Registry

Nearby

Outside Only

Yes

Inside

Wireless

Full


Each of the comfortable guestrooms at our Lenox, MA bed and breakfast is named for former owners of the mansion, dating back to 1766. Each guestroom has luxurious, freshly ironed sheets, a private bath, air-conditioning, outgoing telephones, toiletries, and hairdryers. WiFi is available throughout the mansion and the Carriage House.

Deluxe Wood-Burning Fireplace Rooms

The Dana is our most spacious room, favored by our celebrity and encore guests. Lounge like royalty on the luxurious chaise or cushy sofa, savoring the warmth of the wood-burning fireplace or perch on a window seat, enjoyed the treetop and mountain views. With its updated private bath, television, VCR and DVD player, and an iPod clock radio, the former boudoir of the chatelaine of the mansion offers the amenities of today with the elegance of the past. 2nd floor, mansion.

The Dewey,  a luxury-sized room with a come-hither four-poster king bed and heavenly featherbed, invites you to cuddle up in front of the wood-burning hearth or watch TV on the spacious (sleep) sofa, enjoying pastoral views from your window seat, penning a post card from the antique desk. The bedroom's aubergine floral theme also graces the updated hand-painted private bath with extra-large, multi-headed shower. Fit for a king and queen. 2nd floor, mansion.

The Egleston is seductive with its warmth of coral, seafoam and wheat hues, four-poster queen bed with luxurious featherbed, inviting cushy down sofa, the coziness of the wood-burning fireplace, its view of our historic New England stone-walled garden, its spacious shower, and the antique clawfoot tub for two. The historic ambiance married with today's conveniences enhances your experience in the innkeeper's favorite room,often referred to as "The Loving Room."  2nd floor, mansion.


Moderate Gas Fireplace Moderate Rooms

The Wright-Smith Mini-Suite's floor-to-ceiling windows look over the treetops in this two-room, Americana "tree house" suite, and catches the breezes from the stately oaks and graceful birches. Snuggle up Mission queen bed or on the sitting room's twin-sized daybed and watch television, warmed by the ambiance of the gas fireplace. Enjoy the double-sized shower in the updated private hand-painted bath, just a couple of steps across the hall. 3rd floor, mansion.

The Post, set amidst the rock garden, is a graceful room. With its soothing hues, the ambiance and warmth of the elegant gas fireplace, the convenience of the room refrigerator, private bath with shower, television, your own private entrance and semi-private porch ensures a restful visit. 1st floor, Carriage House.

The MacDonald, offers a cheerful cottage ambiance created by Berkshire plaids, Shaker-quilted queen bed, gas Vermont stove, private entrance and semi-private porch enhanced with television and private bath with shower. 1st floor, Carriage House.

 

Large Moderate Rooms

The Hubbard features 21st century comfort in this room dating from colonial times, the luxury of a four-poster king bed (or two twins) with a Martha Washington bedspread and a pastoral toile de Jouy setting the scene, the antique desk, the ease of comfortable seating, the ceiling fan. A few steps across the hall, the past and present also meet in the newly renovated private bath, where today's large glass shower boasts an oversized rainforest showerhead dating from 1910. 2nd floor, mansion.

The Wagner is a cheery room that creates its own sunshine and reflects the historic gardens it overlooks. The hand-painted garden in the updated private bath with shower, the queen bed, ceiling fan, television and small seating area wrap you with warmth and comfort. 2nd floor, mansion.

The Goodwin invites your into a garden in bloom, a cheerful yellow, peony, and lime aerie with the charming character of sloped ceilings and dormer windows, the four-poster iron king bed (or two twins), small seating area, convenient desk, ceiling fan and updated private hand-painted bath with shower. 3rd floor, mansion.

Small Moderate Rooms

The Wilson, the restful former sewing room of the mansion, offers coziness with its comforting buttercup and cornflower blue decor, queen bed, antique princess dresser, cushy chintz chair, and, yes, the antique sewing machine as well as a private bath with shower. 2nd floor, mansion.

The Loring is a secluded, cozy, raspberry-hued nest with a queen bed, a bird's eye view of the historic Church on the Hill, ceiling fan, and a spacious private bath with shower and antique sink.

  • Non-Smoking Rooms

Twin, Queen, King

Private

Limited

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Featherbeds
  • Fireplaces
  • Hairdryers
  • Luxury Linens
  • Private Entrance
  • Rollaway Available
  • Telephones
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Ironing Boards

  • Cable TV
  • CD Players
  • DVD/VCR
  • iPod Docking Stations
  • Music Library
  • Video Library

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Breakfast is served in Birchwood Inn's 19th century dining room - fireside or overlooking the front garden - generally between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. with freshly brewed coffee available earlier Our guests have voted Birchwood Inn "Best Breakfast in New England", and we continually strive to meet and exceed your expectations.

We use only the freshest ingredients in our homemade breads and muffins, fruits -- some of which are from our organic gartden -- and entrees, and take special pride in preparing and serving our full country breakfast each morning.

When you sit down at your table for two, we're right there with our piping hot specially blended coffee. If you choose from one of our varied selection of teas, we're happy to make you a fresh pot.

Please help yourself to the inn-made tea and toasting breads, yogurts, and cereals. Enjoy the daily fruit dish as your first course, and when you're ready, we'll present you with the hot entree of the day.

If you let us know when making your reservation, we do try to accommodate dietary restrictions. Bon appetite!

Sunflower Oatmeal Bread
Blueberry Buckle
Roasted Bosc Pears with Pomegranate Glaze
Fondue Florentine Soufflé

 

Five-Grain Bread
Lemon Yogurt Bread with
Marmalade Glaze
Very Berry Fruitinis
Nectarine Upside-Down French Toast and Sausage
 

Orange Raisin Bread
Pear Pecan Cardamom Bread
Grapefruit Brulée
New Jersey Cheese Blintzes with Berkshire Blueberry Sauce
Noodle Pudding
 

Herb and Cheese Bread
Decadent Cinnamon Pecan Buns
Pear Cranapple Crumble
My Big Fat Greek Omelet
 

Ricotta Bread
New England Corn Muffins
Mango Tango
Berkshire Apple Pancakes and Bacon

 

 
   

Yes

Full

Individual Tables, Set Times

No

Breakfast

  • Special Diets Accommodated
  • Vegetarian Options

  • Complimentary Beverages
  • Afternoon Tea/Refreshments
  • Complimentary Snacks
  • Early Coffee/Tea
  • Picnics Available


  • Antique Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Beaches
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Culinary Classes
  • Fishing
  • Garden Tours
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Rivers/Lakes
  • Shopping
  • Snow Skiing - Cross Country
  • Snow Skiing - Downhill
  • Sports Events
  • State/National Parks
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Sports
  • Winery Tours

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Birchwood Inn's spacious library and dining room are excellent venues for small groups, from family reunions, birthday, and anniversaries to meetings, breakfast, brunch, luncheon and teas.

  • Business
  • Family Reunion
  • Social

2

30

30

30

40

Indoor

20

20


Birchwood Inn is picture perfect for small weddings -- on the gracious front porch, fireside in the elegant library, or amongst the blooms in the New England stone-fenced garden.

  • Ceremony
  • Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bridal Luncheon

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor

20-49



Spinach "Brownies"

This versatile dish is actually a crustless spinach quiche, but we all know that "real" men don't eat quiche so we call this Spinach Brownies. It can be served as a breakfast entree, an accompaniment to a breakfast entree, or as an hors d'oeuvre.