The Red Door B&B

55 Cliffwood St , Lee, MA 01238-1623 USA (Show map)
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The Red Door B&B is a small, intimate B&B located in the heart of the beautiful Berkshires! We are 2 minutes from I-90, 6 minutes from Tanglewood and central to all the wonderful cultural and natural attractions. The Red Door is solar powered and our breakfasts are local and organic! We offer 3 spacious rooms all with a seasonal theme: The Spring Room is en suite with a Victorian furniture flair with a Queen bed, beautiful sitting area and desk; The Summer room has a beach feel with a king bed, lovely sitting area and Vineyard art; The Fall Winter room has a queen sleigh bed and a double futon. the Summer room and Fall Winter Room can be adjoined to create a suite. We serve local, organic breakfast and invite our guests to enjoy the dining and living rooms during their stay.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Anniversary weekend

5 on October 13, 2017

We stayed on a beautiful fall weekend for our anniversary. The room was wonderful, the bed very comfortable, and the hosts were so friendly. The breakfast we had in the morning was absolutely delicious. We will Go back again and plan to soon

Innkeeper Response
We are so pleased you enjoyed your "get away" anniversary weekend, thank you for letting us share it with you both. Thank you, as well, for your kind review, and we look forward to hosting you again!

- Susan and Al (Innkeepers)

Awesome hosts!

5 on August 30, 2017

I have had the opportunity to visit many B&Bs, this place is like home to me. Lovely breakfast,they are awesome host!!!!!!!

Innkeeper Response
We are grateful that you felt at home! As it is always our intention that people will feel comfortable, relaxed and well cared for. Thank you for your review and we hope you will join us again!

- Susan and Al (Innkeepers)

My husband and I just returned from a one week stay at the Red Door. It was a very positive experience. Susan and Al were very hospita

5 on August 22, 2017

My. husband and I spent a week at the Red Door and it was a very positive experience. Susan and Al were very hospitable and accommodating. The room was spacious and clean and the breakfasts were fabulous. It is centrally located making all of the Berkshire attractions easily accessible. We particularly enjoyed lingering over breakfast with the other guests. Ellen, Philadelphia

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your lovely review! We so enjoyed this past week with you and Sandy and hope to see you both again! Enjoy the last days of summer!

- Susan & Al (innkeeper)

Warm and wecoming

4.2 on August 19, 2017

The Red Door B+B was perfect for what we were looking for - small, convenient, clean and "homey" feeling. The hosts were perfect in their combination of being very friendly/congenial without being intrusive. The rooms were very accurately depicted on the website, so were exactly in line with our expectations. This is not the fanciest place in the Berkshires, but we were not looking for ornate decorations. Breakfast was very good and mindfully arranged, and the smaller size of the B+B encouraged conversation with the other guests which we thoroughly enjoyed. Location was very convenient for walking into town. There were some other very nice personal touches made by our hosts. We would absolutely plan on staying here again!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your generous and kind review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay as we enjoyed hosting you. Hope to see you again!

- Al & Susan (innkeeper)

A real find!

5 on July 16, 2017

We concur with all of the positive reviews already on the site. Al and Susan are a delight--very warm and helpful. The rooms are spacious and appointed to meet all of one's needs. Our bed was very comfortable--and the breakfasts are really fit for a king. We can't recall having better breakfasts anywhere. This inn is not suitable for someone who cannot handle stairs, but for anyone else this place is a real find. We definitely hope to come back next season and for years to come.

Innkeeper Response
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your review and hope to see you soon!

- Susan & Al (innkeeper)

Very Nice

3.8 on July 08, 2017

Wonderful hosts (told us the "back" way to Tanglewood to avoid traffic), with delicious breakfast and good hospitality.

Lovely house and wonderful hosts!

5 on July 02, 2017

Susan and Al are welcoming and grecious hosts. Their house is beautiful, intimate and has a lot of character. We enjoyed our two days there - comfortable room, delicious homemade breakfast, convenient location to Tanglewood and restaurants. We will definitely come back and visit again!

Innkeeper Response
We enjoyed your stay with us as well! Thank you for taking the time to let us know you were comfortable and look forward to seeing you again.

- Susan & Al (innkeeper)

Great Experience at Red Door

5 on June 28, 2017

My wife and I recently stayed at the Red Door B&B, and we had a great experience. Our hosts, Susan and Al, were accommodating, friendly, and considerate. We booked the Spring Room, which was clean and comfortable. From the Red Door, we could walk to Main Street and enjoy the restaurants. We had a full weekend-- but Red Door's location made the Norman Rockwell Museum, Tanglewood, Mt. Greylock, and a couple craft breweries easily accessible. The truest test of the quality of our stay is simple: we plan to return! The best B&B experience we've had in years.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your lovely review! We enjoyed your company as well. Please think of us again when you are in the area, we would love to host you again!!

- Susan & Al (innkeeper)

fabulous stay in the Berkshires

4.8 on March 09, 2017

cozy, clean with warm and helpful hosts. Our family of 6 stayed at the reddoor over the Christmas Holidays. Susan and Al were sweet to our whole family...from my elderly mother, down to my teenagers, and even my 6 year old son. Given our range of ages and needs, they did a great job making everyone feel welcome. The rooms were clean, beds were comfortable and candlelight breakfast was a delicious way to start the day, especially with snow falling outside. They kept the fire going. Thank you Susan and Al!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your lovely review! We enjoyed your company as well. Please think of us again when you are in the area, we would love to host you again!!

- Susan and Al (innkeeper)

Outstanding stay at cute BnB

5 on January 02, 2017

Sue and Al were fantastic hosts for our 2 day stay at the Berkshire. The house is beautiful and we greatly enjoyed the fireplace and hearty breakfasts. Walking distance from centre of Lee, big rooms that were warm. We hope to stay at the red door BnB again!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for sharing your experience, with such generous compliments! We are pleased you chose our home for your stay and look forward to your return visits! We are blessed to have such kind and generous guests such as yourselves. Warm greetings for a Happy and Healthy New Year!

- Al and Susan (innkeeper)

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Rooms & Rates

The Spring Room

The Spring room is an en suite with a full bath. This spacious room is appointed with Victorian furniture, has a queen bed and is air conditioned. Located on the 2nd floor. There will be a $25 cleaning fee collected at check in.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $225

The Summer Room

The spacious Summer room has a king bed, a lovely sitting area and is air conditioned. The artwork is from Martha's Vineyard and the Cape. A lovely, bright room. The Summer and Fall Winter Rooms can be adjoined to create a suite which shares a bathroom. Perfect for friends and family. There is a $25 cleaning fee collected at check in.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $150 - $200

The Fall Winter Room

The Fall Winter room offers a Queen Sleigh Bed and a Double Futon. It is air conditioned with a lovely color scheme. The Summer and Fall Winter Rooms can be adjoined to create a suite which shares a bathroom. There is a $25 cleaning fee collected at check in.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $150 - $200

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Location Type



Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) 60 miles miles

Directions to property:

From I-90 drive toward Lee approx. 1 mile Turn right onto High Street Turn right onto Franklin Street Turn Left onto Cliffwood We are located on the NW corner of Cliffwood and Crossway Streets

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, 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

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On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Parking, Walk to mass transit

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of stay. There will be a $25 cleaning fee collected at check in.
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Susan and Al Shurtleff

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About the innkeepers

We have always enjoyed meeting people from all walks of life, other cultures and varied backgrounds. We often shared our home for conference attendees and enjoyed their company. So when we decided to move to the Berkshires, we thought a B&B would be a perfect fit!

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  • Time Served: 9AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten Free if requested.

Signature Dish

The Red Door Breakfast Casserole
The Red Door Breakfast Casserole is made from local, organic eggs, organic sausage from the Red Apple Butchers and whole grain organic bread from Berkshire Bakeries. All served with Barrington Roasters coffee!

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