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Poetry Ridge Bed and Breakfast

55 Stone Ridge Lane , Greenfield, MA 01301 USA (Show map)
9 Reviews
$140 - $295
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Poetry Ridge is convenient to Historic Deerfield, Yankee Candle, Five College Area, private schools, the Berkshires, Vermont skiing, rafting, boating, and fishing. Our location is great for weddings, corporate retreats, and special occasions. We have four Queen rooms, one with a fireplace, and two Kings each with a fireplace and large deck with expansive views over the Connecticut River valley. There is an Old World stone walled Billiard Room with a massive fireplace and Turn of the Century pocketless billiard table. Trails lead to Poet's Seat Tower. Come stay with us and release the pent-up sonnets of your inner Shakespeare!



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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.2
  • Onsite Dining4.1

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Wonderful getaway weekend

4.6 on September 28, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in this Bed and Breakfast. Our host was very warm and friendly, and we felt very comfortable throughout our two-night stay. The room was nice, the bed was exceptionally comfortable. We were very impressed when our host, knowing it was our anniversary, brought us chocolate and a glass of home-made wine when we returned from our dinner out. He also gave us terrific recommendations for places to eat during our stay. We will return for another visit, that's for sure.


4.0 on March 04, 2012

We found them last min but our stay was great very warm. the room was cozy. We are so happy we found them when we did. we hope to come back soon

Charming hosts, Beautiful Spot

4.0 on January 19, 2009

This is a charming B&B, with warm, welcoming hosts, Errol and Mary. The room was clean, comfortable, and well-appointed. Errol pointed out a journal on the bedside table where guests can write notes and poems. The breakfast of homemade waffles with fresh berries, chicken sausage, smoked salmon on toast, coffee, tea, and juice hit the spot. We plan to back again soon -- and bring our X-country skis and snow shoes for some winter exploration. We love this place!

Wonderful B&B in a beautiful setting

4.6 on August 28, 2008

We only had one night at the Poetry Ridge but really enjoyed our stay. Errol was very friendly and helpful. He couldn't do enough to make our stay perfect. This B&B was a little far from our destination but well worth driving the extra distance. The B&B is located in a beautiful setting. The rooms are tastefully furnished. We already have reservations to stay there again in October. I can highly recommend this bed and breakfast without any reservations. You won't be disappointed in your stay. Eileen and Michael Beard


3.4 on July 23, 2008

A charming B&B with delightful hosts.

A great escape in the Berkshires

4.4 on July 09, 2008

We stayed two nights. The common sitting rooms, sunporches and porch were well and comfortably furnished and provided great options to sit, relax, read and enjoy the scenery. Errol and Mary were ideal hosts, and very helpful with guidance on restaurants, hiking trails, and area attractions. Fresh baked mini-muffins, fresh fruit and hot breakfast were all outstanding. An ideal B and B experience.

Reunion weekend

4.4 on June 16, 2008

Our stay at Poetry Ridge was absolutely wonderful. The enthusiasm, hospitality, and genuineness extended to us by Errol and Mary was unbelievable. Comfortable bed, spotless room and house, tasty breakfast, and interesting stories of the house made it a perfect stay. It was really neat to hear Errol and Mary describe their experience in transforming a house that had been occupied by the same owner for 40 years into a B&B over a 3-year period of time. An unexpected surprise was the real nice hiking trails leaving from the house up to Poetry Tower. The ground floor 'billiard room' was also a unique characteristic of this 100 year old home. We look forward to returning to Poetry Ridge again.

1st Anniversary weekend

4.0 on May 18, 2008

We were immediately greeted upon our arrival. We were given the "grand tour" since it was our 1st time staying at Poetry Ridge. Our host Errol was exceptionally friendly and fostered a very friendly environment. He and his wife prepared a delicious breakfast each morning of our stay. Nothing but great things to say about this bed and breakfast.


4.0 on May 12, 2008

The bed was great. The room had a fireplace which our hosts got going for us when we returned from dinner. The stay was as delightful as the owners. The location was lovely. Stay here is you have the chance.

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Location Type

Ridge overlooking the Connecticut River Valley, Airport, City, Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) 50 miles

Directions to property:

We are just east of I-91 and Route 2. From the South or North take Exit 27 off I-91. Then HWY 5-10 south into Greenfield to the first stoplight. Go left onto Silver to the end. Go left on High Street (French King Hwy- 2A) and take an immediate hard right onto stone Farm Lane. Take the first driveway on the right which is Stone Ridge Lane. Come 500 feet up the hill into the woods and bear left along the rail fence to the house. From the East, take Route 2 to HWY 5-10 south into Greenfield and follow the above directions. From the West take the Mohawk Trail or Mass Pike to I-91 and up to exit 27 and follow the above directions.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Radio, Telephone, VCR, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No outside away from doors & windows only
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited call for exceptions
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: holidays, inseason, private school parents weekends and graduations
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A room may be held with a credit card
  • Cancellations: During the busy season, holidays, prvt school and event weekends, cancellations prior to 30 days before your stay will forfeit one-half nights rate. If you cancel within 30 days prior to your stay, you will forfeit one night's stay. If you do not show up and do not notify us until the check-in date, you will forfeit the price of the entire reserved stay. Special policies apply to corporate reservations, private school parents' weekends and graduations. Please call us for details.



Errol Sorensen and Mary Brosnan-Sorensen

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About the innkeepers

We love travel...staying at other B and B's when possible. Mary likes mysteries and Sudoku, and Errol likes archaeology, astronomy, gardening , and wine-making.

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  • Time Served: 7 to 9 am, early if required
  • Serving Location: stone patio is available, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


55 Stone Ridge Lane , Greenfield, MA 01301 USA (Show map)

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