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Berkshire's Chambery Inn

199 Main St , Lee, MA 01238 USA (Show map)
4.6
46 Reviews
$85 - $289
per night

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About

A one of a kind Bed and Breakfast,Chateau Chambery Inn, circa 1885, with its French design and 9 truly unique accommodations, this parochial school turned Bed and Breakfast provides a deliciously one of a kind atmosphere to the already beautiful Berkshire horizon. Tucked away in Lee, MA., the Inn offers six 500 sq. ft. suites which include either a king canopy or two queen beds, a warming fireplace, whirlpool bath, living area, desk, phone and cable TV. 8 foot windows and 13 foot ceilings, designer fabrics and of coure, the original blackboards, all add value to the comfortable/relaxing air to your visit. The spa suite touts a Jacuzzi for two with mirrored paneling, fireplace, 35" TV, king bed, dressing room and our soothng whirlpool bath. Nothing says "Romantic Getaway" more that the spectrum of our 9 lodging choices. Of course our sumptuous, homecooked menu-selected breakfast is delivered to your doorstep at the requested time. Our golden rule: Rest, Relaxation and Rejuvenation. We have masterfully blended these themes to provide YOU with impeccable accommodations that cherish French architecture and promote the personal need for a calm spirit. You will want to return!

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Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.0

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Charming surprise in Lee, Ma.

4.6 on January 07, 2015

Intimate, quirky, right in town; beautiful rooms - a converted school house with blackboards in the bed rooms. Comfy, cozy little breakfast delivered to rooms. Coffee on the weak side but otherwise ideal and a fabulous bargain - in fact, way underpriced. Brad Klein, CT


fabulous all around

5 on January 04, 2015

last minute getaway… awesome weekend


Wonderful Stay!

4.6 on January 03, 2015

We stayed in Le Petite Palais. The room was beautifully decorated and very spacious. Suite and Bathroom impeccably clean. Bed extremely comfortable and no need to ask for extra pillows, towels or toiletries as all adequately provided upon arrival. Owners and staff were very courteous and willing to please. We loved the breakfast delivery each morning so we could relax by the fireplace and enjoy our breakfast in our cozy white robes provided by the Inn. Loved the original school blackboards in the rooms and throughout the inn. Great choices for restaurants for evening dining within walking distance of the Inn and location was close to Stockbridge, Lenox, Great Barrington and the Lee outlets. We will return to The Chambrey Inn in the future.


Fine place, over priced

3.6 on January 10, 2014

This is a fine place to stay for a get away. The service is outstanding. The room was large and comfortable. It would help if the overhead lights were on dimmers. The fireplace was a little odd and not fully functioning.


Our Favorite Spot

4.2 on January 03, 2014

The Chambery Inn is a great B&B that has become our go to spot for a mini vacation. The rooms are unique, huge and always spotless. The fresh baked breakfast that is delivered to your door in a picnic basket is exquisite. It is located 5 minutes from the Lee outlets. All the little extras the owners and staff put into making your stay unforgettable is priceless. We have stayed here 4 times in the last couple of years and we are never disappointed. We highly recommend the Chambery Inn.


Highly Recommend A+++++

5 on September 29, 2013

Stayed here this September 2013. Was much nicer that the photos ! wonderful breakfast and room, fabulous location. Very sweet innkeeper and associates so helpful. Was much nicer than I could have ever dreamed. Will return. Location is awesome! Walk to most shops and restaurants and very short drive to the outlet mall. Highly recommend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


OK room, but not a B&B experence

2.8 on August 19, 2013

We stayed in the Chambrette (102), a nice but unexceptional basement room. The furnishings were OK and the whirlpool was nice. This property has no common room or breakfast room, and only a small sparse seating area out front. The primary reason we choose a B&B over a hotel is for the breakfast experience. We love trying specialties and meeting the other guests. The Chambery offers none of this. You fill out a breakfast request the night before and it is delivered in a basket. The choices are quite standard, with nothing more exotic than a generic quiche. My oatmeal seemed to be instant. Breakfast in bed may be nice, but it is not why we come to a B&B.


Romantic Getaway For Two

5 on August 16, 2013

My husband and I moved into a new home in July and did not have any vacation time due to the move so we just wanted to getaway for a night to "rekindle" our relationship. We had always wanted to stay at the Chambery Inn and just never had the opportunity to do so. We were very pleased and so glad that we did. Our room was charming, to include an original blackboard from back when the room was a classroom. Previous couples, as well as us, took advantage of the blackboard to proclaim our/their love for each other....very clever idea to leave it in tact. It was chilly that night so after walking back from dinner at Chez Nous (awesome restaurant by the way) we utilized the gas fireplace which completed the evening. The king-size canopy bed was inviting and very comfortable. We enjoyed waking up to our breakfast basket with our selections of croissants, bagels w/ cream cheese, james, cereal, fruit, juice and coffee. Just a wonderful stay and the service at the front desk was nice as well. We enjoyed our time at the Chambery and we are bringing friends with us for a stay in October.


Fantastic stay at the Chambery Inn

5 on July 21, 2013

The inn was warm and inviting. The room was spacious and ever so quiet. The spa tub was wonderful. Our breakfast basket was delicious. We enjoyed our stay so much we are planning a trip in the fall. I highly reccomend this inn. Great value.


Charming room; breakfast menu needs revision

3.6 on May 22, 2013

I arrived half and hour early, and was allowed to check in. The room was spacious and nicely furnished with comfortable furniture in keeping with the period of this old parochial school turned into an inn. Breakfast was brought to the room in a basket; guests fill out a menu card and indicate a time frame for the breakfast to arrive. I think, however, that the menu needs some revision. It has three sections--the first two instruct the guest to choose one item--however, this results, for example, in being able to choose a hard boiled egg, but not an English muffin and butter to go with it. The quiche slice I ordered was small and too salty, and because of the way the menu was set up, I couldn't order a croissant to go with it. I suspect that the proprietors don't really mean that you can get a scone but no butter or jam, but that is the way the menu reads as currently constructed. One other caveat--my room had feather pillows, which could be a problem if one is allergic. The price was very reasonable for the location and the spaciousness of the rooms. Laura Kracke, Chicago


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Rooms & Rates

Deluxe Suite

With all the elegance and ambiance of the Schoolhouse Suite,three of our schoolhouse suites are now deluxe with new Schiffman (hand made, hand tied)mattress sets, large screen TVs with VCRs,DVDs in room CD players, refrigerators, coffee/tea ensembles and heated towel bars in the bathroom. These rooms are located on the upper level of the Inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

School House Suite

Our original schoolhouse suites are elegantly appointed with king canopy beds, gas operated fireplace with sitting areas, TVs,DVDs telephones, private baths with spacious whirlpool tubs and room delivered breakfast.
These rooms are located on the main level of the Inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Firespa

Our romantic "Firespa" suite with Jacuzzi for two, gas operated fireplace, comfortable lounging chairs in front of a 35" TV and VCR,DVD, CD player, in room refrigerator,coffee/tea ensemble and set up for wine or champagne.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Standard Queen

A traditional room with great charm, L'Atelier is completely handicapped accessible. This room, with its queen-sized bed, telephone, television, private bath with standard tub, and room-delivered breakfast is an excellent choice for the economy oriented.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Standard King

This standard size room has all the ammenities of our larger schoolhouse suites with a "French Country" styled king bed. The small sitting area in front of the gas operated fireplace is the "cozy" place to enjoy your room delivered breakfast.This room is located on the lower level of the inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Location

Location Type

Village

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Computer, Fax Machine, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No due to quiet and relaxing atmosphere
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Off season weekend 2 nights; in season weekend 3 nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 100% for up to a two night stay. 50% for three or more nights.
  • Cancellations: In the event of cancellation a 14 day notice is required for full refund of deposit. If a cancellation occurs within the two week time period there is no refund unless the inn is able to re-book the room as originally reserved.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Robert and Olga Healey

Languages spoken

Russian, English, Italian

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental +

  • Time Served: 7AM to 9:45 AM
  • Serving Location: optional/weather permitting: Patio, Guest room

Details

199 Main St , Lee, MA 01238 USA (Show map)

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