The charm of the Victorian era with the luxury of the 21st Century. This Quiet, cozy bed & breakfast, nestled in a lovely, tree-lined setting is a short walk to the Clark Art Institute, Williams College, Williamstown - Theatre Festival(WTF), Film Festival or Jazz Festival, shopping and dining. The House on Main Street', known as 'The Victorian Tourist & Antique House' in a by-gone era, has been enjoyed by such guests as President Woodrow Wilson, Johnny Carson, Suzanne Vega and other notable personalities. Today, there are six spacious, airy bedrooms for you to enjoy. You can take in the early morning birdsong on the front porch, spend your afternoon reading on the screened porch, visit with the Cats in their habitat, then come in to the parlor to meet with other guests, watch your favorite television program or dispel a chill by the fireplace in the evening. We have TWO CATS on the premises (Bridi and Angus). While they are not allowed in the guest rooms, they do find themselves in the common areas and are happy to say hello. They are low-dander, short-hair cats but those with acute dander allergies may be affected.
3.0 on October 20, 2014
Felt obliged to make conversation with owner who joined me at the breakfast table.
4.0 on October 09, 2014
Very friendly owner.
3.6 on September 14, 2014
We arrived to a note on the door and so we found our room. It was a bit weird that the house was empty and unlocked but apparently it is okay; we left our stuff in the rooms and never felt unsafe, but it is a unique feeling! The room (Rose room, second floor) was charming, our bath just next door was nice. My only complaint was the situation of the angle of the ceiling; I turned my head after looking out the window on my side (right) of the bed and whomped my head nicely! Breakfast time was nice to meet the other guests. I found the 2 breakfasts (pecan pancakes one morning, frittata the second) a bit on the dry side, but perhaps because the host and hostess are gluten free and vegan? Not sure but the spicy bean salad on the second morning with the frittata was tasty! All in all, a pleasant experience. Tim the host was very congenial.
4.6 on September 03, 2014
The House on Main Street it a fantastic place to stay. It is within walking distance of everything in Williamstown. Breakfasts are served at a big table and it is fun to meet all the other guests. The rooms are very comfortable. Timothy and Donna are gracious hosts. It is definitely the best place to stay in the Berkshires!
5 on August 30, 2014
We enjoyed our stay at Timothy's house and his company very much. Volker and Elisabeth fro Switzerand
4.0 on August 18, 2014
This lovely Inn is within walking distance to the Clark Museum, Williams College and the Williamstown Theater Festival. The King Bedroom with the private bath is very comfortable and downstairs there is a front and back porch where you can read and relax. The freshly made buckwheat, blueberry pancakes were delicious.
5 on August 17, 2014
The location is wonderful and the innkeepers were extremely accommodating. I would highly recommend it. Because they had a number of guests, it was a little difficult to get bathroom time in the a.m., so you will want to plan accordingly.
3.4 on August 11, 2014
Nice place and a good location
3.8 on July 30, 2014
Exceeded my expectations, very good value for location, quality, service.
5 on July 05, 2014
Our host was very friendly and accommodating to our family's needs. Our breakfast of pancakes was particularly delicious. The location is fantastic and quiet and very green. I love the history of the building and the information about the history of the town was available on site.
The Mauve room has 2 Queen beds. It is a large room with excellent ventilation. It has windows on 3 sides. It shares a full bath and 1/2 bath with the Rust and Green rooms.
The Rust room, so named due to the beautiful abundance of rust colored light it is bathed with in the fall, has a full-size bed and a twin size bed. It shares a full bath and 1/2 bath with the Mauve and Green rooms. It is the room in which President Woodrow Wilson is reputed to have stayed during his visits to Williamstown.
The Rose room has a king size bed and is supplemented by a Full-size sleeper. There is a lovely in room sitting area and cable TV. This room has a private bath. It is located on the second floor and is accessed through either the front or dining area stair case. Air conditioning is available in season.
Our coziest room, the Green room, has a double bed. It shares a full bath and a half bath with the Mauve and Rust rooms.
The Blue room has a private bath, a full size and a twin bed. It is located on the first floor, making it easily accessable.
Countryside, Mountains, Village
Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 40 miles
The House on Main Street is located next to The Williams Inn. On route 2 west or 7 south continue past the Inn bear right on Main Street, we are the next house. On route 2 east or 7 north, go to the end of Park Square, turn left and immediately left again. The Williams Inn will be on your right. Continue past the Inn, bear right on Main Street, we are the next house.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Clark Art Institute, Tanglewood, Mass MoCA (contemporary art), Williamstown Jazz Festival, Williamstown Film Festival, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area
Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn
Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Telephone, Wi-Fi , Private Bathroom or Shared, Free Local Phone Calls
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Hairdryer, TV
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Downhill Skiing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Fitness Center / Gym, Racquetball / Squash, Health Spa / Massage, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan, non-dairy