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Berkshire Mountain House

150 Berkshire Way , Stephentown, NY 12168 USA (Show map)

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Innkeepers Mona and Lee knew immediately what the name of their inn should be. Inspired by the spectacular, panoramic views of the Berkshire Mountains, the inn was aptly named "Berkshire Mountain House". The inn is a romantic, contemporary bed and breakfast with broad decks and walls of glass, which take advantage of the views. It is situated high on a hill surrounded by 50 acres of rolling meadows and forest with walking trails and a spring fed pond. (Clean, great breakfasts beautiful views-Julie Geisler) (Thank you for your hospitality & amazing breakfasts - Paul Elkind) ( What a great place, warm welcoming, comfortable - Myers Family)



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.8

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Lovely property; Great stay

5 on January 22, 2015

We had a terrific stay at the Berkshire Mountain House. Mona was welcoming and helpful, even preparing breakfast a bit early so that we could get to the ski slopes at opening time. Our room was comfortable, and the views were spectacular. The proximity to Jiminy Peak made this a great find. We will certainly be returning in the future.

Wonderful time at Berkshire Mountain House

4.6 on October 27, 2014

Food was excellent - home-cooked, traditional and imaginative, large variety of items and delicious. Our room was the Beethoven Suite - it has large, double sliding glass doors opening onto a private deck with wonderful views of the Berkshire mountains, especially beautiful during the foliage season. Quiet, out of the way but close to a great restaurant where we enjoyed an excellent dinner. Our host was very nice and helpful and we quite enjoyed her company. Highly recommended.

Great place to stay in the Berkshires

5 on August 18, 2014

We've been staying at the Berkshire Mountain House for the past 4-5 years and will be staying there every year that we and it is there! Mona's breakfasts are phenomanal. Every morning there is a little something different, but the favorites are always there. The accommodations are superb. Mona stays overnight in every room when it is first ready for occupancy to make sure the amenities are what she would expect and, therefore, there is everything you could need or want. We're happy that we found it on the internet! The Fishmans

A great place to stay!

4.8 on November 02, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Berkshire Mountain House to celebrate our 3rd anniversary. The location and property was beautiful, complete with walking trails and a small fish pond! It was drivable to all the places we wanted to go (Bennington VT, the Harney and Sons tea store in Millerton NY, and of course the Berkshires). The breakfasts were consistently excellent with a variety of choices (fruit, a couple kinds of homemade oatmeal, bagels, toast, etc. always available plus some specialty dishes). Our room was clean and well maintained, and a great value especially compared to the steep prices for B&B rooms across the border in MA. No wireless internet access in our room (not a problem, just something most B&Bs have nowadays). Staying at B&Bs is a yearly tradition for us, and this one was one of our favorites. I strongly recommend it!

Late August Berkshire Mountain Getaway

5 on September 08, 2013

I was raised just over the hill from the Berkshire Mountain House although it was not a B&B at that point. My son was getting married in New Lebanon (5 miles away) and it happened to our wedding anniversary as well so we wanted a romantic and secluded retreat. We found the BMH on line and I knew exactly where it was so we decided to give it a try. It exceeded our expectations in every aspect! If you are looking for quiet seclusion yet minutes to major roadways and local attractions, this is for you. The price is surprisingly modest compared to many B&B's we have stayed in. The food is quite good and dining on the deck in the early morning looking out over the hills and valleys is fabulous. We will definitely return and highly recommend The Berkshire Mountain House.

Try the French Toast

4.4 on August 25, 2013

Leave your belt at home, it won't fit after having the unbelievable french toast. It shouldn't even be called french toast. It is its own creation.


4.2 on August 25, 2013

My wife & I arrived at the House after a long windy track of an un-made road/lane to get there. As soon as we got there the Hostess & owner of the House, Mona, welcomed us & ushered us into the lounge offering all manner of refreshments, we settled to join her in a glass of white wine that then became a bottle. The BMH is what I would describe as bohemian, as was our hostess, Mona. But she was utterly charming. Overall we loved it & would strongly recommend it. We look forward to staying there again & delighting in Mona's company.

A little hideout out in the woods

4.0 on August 08, 2013

We went to Berkshire mountain house for our anniversary and it was just perfect. This is a peaceful, Cozy and comfortable place with excellent breakfast and a spectacular mountain view. Mona the owner is fun and cheerful and has very good tips for places around. It is not far from tanglewood if you are into classical music. And there are tons of great hikes around if you are up for it.We are definitely planning to go back sometime in the future.

weekend in the berkshiresthe inn was lovely

4.2 on July 22, 2013

the inn was lovely and we met some lovely people! the innkeeper was very nice and helpful!

Friendliest and most welcoming B&B I've ever stayed at!

5 on July 10, 2013

My partner and I (along with our dogs) had a wonderful stay at the Berkshire Mountain House over the July 4th holiday weekend. The innkeeper Mona could not have been nicer or more welcoming. The first evening she even invited us to join her and her friends for a cook out at the inn! We met some awesome and friendly folks and got some tips for things to check out in the Berkshires which was great as we'd not been in the area before. Mona also went out of her way to get us set up with dinner reservations by using her "insider" pull. The inn itself is lovely and the property is amazing. There is a nice little path down to her pond which is big enough for both human and dog swimming. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast blew us away. We lingered for well over an hour just enjoying the tasty treats, the gorgeous view, and the very friendly company of Mona and some of her neighborhood friends. If you are looking for a relaxing stay, away from the hustle and bustle, I would highly recomend the Berkshire Mountain House.

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Location Type

Albany 45 min, Hudson 1hr, Saratoga Springs 1hr, Vermont 35 min, Williamstown 25 min, hancock 10 min, Mountains, Small town


Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County)

Directions to property:

From Boston: Take Mass Turnpike to Exit B3 (first exit in New York. Follow directions from New Lebanon. From New York City: Take the Taconic State Parkway to exit Route 295. Go East to Route 22 North. Follow the directions from New Lebanon. From Northern New York: Take the thruway ( Route 90) towards Boston. Get off at exit 11E/Nassau. Go West to New Lebanon. Follow the directions from New Lebanon. From New Lebanon: Take Route 22 North thrpugh the town of New Lebanon. Continue on Route 22 North for 3 3/4 miles past the Hess Gas Station ( bear left at the Hess station to continue on Route 22). You will see a small blue sign saying Berkshire Mountain House on your right side. Take the next left at lamp post ( Wyomanock St.), go 3/4 mile. Turn right at the Berkshire Mountain House sign and follow dirt road about 1/2 mile, take left to top of hill. You're home.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Museum, Tanglewood, Shakespear & Co., Opera, Ballet, Summer Stock Theatre, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Fireplace, Piano , Refrigerator, Iron and ironing board, Cribs

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Shopping, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3 to 7 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Great for families
  • Childcare Provided: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes cottage and apartment only, $15 per day
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two to three night minimum July, August, weekends, and holidays
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night deposit is required.
  • Cancellations: Deposits are non-refundable, but can be used for a subsequent 2 day or more stay within one year from date of cancellation. Failure to cancel witin 5 days of reservation results in payment of entire stay.



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  • Serving Location: Deck, Breakfast/dining area


150 Berkshire Way , Stephentown, NY 12168 USA (Show map)

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