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Lodging and Dining Guide

The Berkshire Visitors Bureau (800-237-5747) maintains an up to date and comprehensive list of accomodation and dining options in the local area. Below are a few selected options favored by Rockers. Please be aware that during the summer and fall seasons, many places have a two-night minimum stay. Names of additional establishments are available from the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce (800-269-4825).

Many local accommodations offer discounts for visiting students and their families. Be sure to mention Simon's Rock when you are making your reservations to take advantage of this!

Lodging

The Acorn’s Hope B & B
     85 Alford Road
     Great Barrington, MA 01230
     413-528-2573
     email: acornbb@gmail.com
     The Acorn's Hope
Located just across Alford Road from the College's main entrance, the Acorn's Hope has a long history of accommodating Simon's Rock guests (and occasionally students!)

Berkshire Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott (3.6 miles, 6 minutes)
     249 Stockbridge Road, RT 7
     Great Barrington, MA 01230
     866-276-7364
     email greatbarringtondesk@gmail.com
     Berkshire Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
This modern hotel offers 93 guest rooms and a complimentary full hot and cold breakfast. Other amenities include free wireless high-speed internet access and local calls, a large indoor heated pool, and a hot tub.

Days Inn (1.5 miles, 2 minutes)
     372 Main Street
     Great Barrington, MA 01230
     413-528-3150
     1-800-DAYS-INN
     Days Inn Great Barrington
The Days Inn is the closest non-B&B lodging to the campus.

Holiday Inn Express (3 miles, 6 minutes)
     415 Stockbridge Road
     413-528-1810
     Holiday Inn Express Great Barrington
A modern hotel with a number of amenities, located just a few miles from campus.

Inn at Green River (6.5 miles, 10 minutes)
     9 Nobletown Road (Jct. 22 & 71)
     Hillsdale, NY 12529
     518-325-7428
     email info@innatgreenriver.com
     Inn at Green River
Award winning 7 room B&B.Guest rooms feature gas fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, WiFI, cable TV. Grand gourmet breakfast described as "a feast" by The New York Times. 10% discount offered to Simon's Rock families.

The Old Inn on the Green (12.2 miles, 25 minutes)
     134 Hartsville-New Marlborough Rd.
     Route 57, on the Village Green
     New Marlborough, Massachusetts 01230
     413-229-7924
     email info@oldinn.com
     The Old Inn on the Green
The Old Inn on the Green is the centerpiece of the historic and scenic village of New Marlborough. In 1760, the inn was built to serve as a stagecoach relay. Today, the inn offers 11 authentically restored (yet state of the industry) guest rooms, in addition to fine dining rated #1 in the Berkshires by Zagat.

The Red Lion Inn (9 miles, 15 minutes)
     30 Main Street
     Stockbridge, MA 01238
     413-298-5545
     email innkeeper@redlioninn.com
     The Red Lion Inn
One of the oldest and most popular places to stay in the Berkshires, the Red Lion Inn is a world-class hotel located in downtown Stockbridge.

Thornewood Inn (11.5 miles, 20 minutes)
     453 Stockbridge Road
     Great Barrington, MA 01230
     413-528-3828
     email info@thornewoodinn.com
     http://www.thornewood.com/
A turn of the century dutch colonial inn. Fifteen elegant, antique appointed rooms with cable television, phones, and private bathrooms. Complimentary breakfast.

The Wainwright Inn (2 miles, 4 minutes)
     518 South Main Street
     Great Barrington, MA 01230
     413-528-2062
     email innkeeper@wainwrightinn.com
     http://www.wainwrightinn.com/
The Wainwright Inn is a Berkshire Bed and Breakfast nestled in the heart of the southern Berkshire region. The Inn is easily accessible from Boston and New York. We invite you to relax in our gracious setting and enjoy the hospitality of a real New England country Inn!

Windflower Inn (5 miles, 10 minutes)
     684 S.Egremont Rd.
     Great Barrington, MA 01258
     413-528-2720
     800-992-1993
     Windflower Inn
The Windflower Bed and Breakfast is a gracious antiques-filled country Inn located in the beautiful Berkshires area of Southwestern Massachusetts. The Inn is situated on ten acres in the heart of the Berkshire Hills; the perfect country setting.

 

Restaurants

Aroma Bar & Grill
     485 Main Street
     413-528-3116
     Aroma Bar & Grill
Perhaps the best Indian Cuisine in the southern Berkshires, Aroma is a frequent host to students and faculty.

Baba Louie’s
     286 Main Street
     413-528-8100 
     Baba Louie's
A local favorite, Baba Louie's specializes in organic sourdough bread pizza.

John Andrew’s Restaurant
     Route 23
     413-528-3469
     John Andrew's Restaurant
Serving fine New American cuisine with an Italian influence.

Martin’s Restaurant
     49 Railroad Street
     413-528-5455
Open for breakfast and lunch from 6 a.m.-3 p.m., Martin's is a favorite among the Simon's Rock staff.

The Point
     453 Stockbridge Road
     413-528-3828
     The Point
Comfort Cookin' with Homestyle Warmth in Casual Style.

Route 7 Grill
     999 Main Street
     413-528-3235
     The Route 7 Grill
Classic American barbecue, made fresh every day from ingredients sourced locally in the Berkshires.