Built in 1765, the historic Birchwood Inn has been welcoming guests for more than 240 years. Set in a stately mansion and carriage house in the scenic Berkshires, the charming bed and breakfast Inn offer beautifully appointed and individually decorated guest rooms with private bathroom and luxury amenities, gourmet country breakfast and traditional afternoon and gracious hospitality. The Inn offers an array of concierge services such as dinner reservations and tour bookings, and there are hiking and mountain biking trails to enjoy in the nearby Kennedy Park. The Birchwood Inn is a five-minute drive from the Tanglewood Musical Center and a few miles from Edith Wharton’s Estate, The Mount.
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The Birchwood Inn features 11 beautifully appointed and individually decorated guest rooms with country décor and period furnishings, private bathrooms, and luxury amenities. Guest rooms are available in Standard Queen, Classic King or Queens, Superior Queens, or Deluxe Kings and all feature luxury amenities such as flat screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, iPod clock radios, climate control, mini-fridges or coffee makers, and complimentary wireless Internet.
Once the boudoir of the chatelaine of the mansion and located on the second floor of the Inn, The Dana Room offers a romantic four-poster king-size bed with luxury linens, and a private hand-painted en-suite bathroom has a walk-in shower and soaking tub, fresh towels and thick bathrobes, and organic bath products. A spacious sitting area offers a luxurious chaise, and cushy sofa, a wood-burning fireplace and a cute window seat with garden views and luxury amenities include a flat-screen television with cable channels and DVD player, an iPod clock radio, climate control, a mini-fridge, and complimentary wireless Internet.
Deluxe King Rooms
Set on the second floor, the well-appointed Dewey Room is fit for a king with a deluxe king-size bed with high-quality linens, a comfortable sleeper sofa and woodburning hearth, an antique desk and chair and window seat with garden views. A private hand-painted private bathroom offers a walk-in shower, fresh towels, and thick bathrobes, and organic bath products and luxury amenities include a flat-screen television with cable channels and DVD player, an iPod clock radio, climate control, a coffee maker, and complimentary wireless Internet.
The Egleston Room is found on the second floor and offers a deluxe king-size bed with luxury linens, and a hand-painted bathroom with a walk-in shower and soaking tub, fresh towels and thick bathrobes, and organic bath products. An inviting sitting area features a wood-burning brick fireplace, comfortable sofa and beautiful views of the historic New England stone-walled garden.
Superior Rooms include The Wright-Smith Suite, The Post Room, and the MacDonald Room, all of which feature queen-size beds, private bathrooms, gas fireplaces and sleeper sofas. Classic King or Queen Rooms include The Hubbard Room, The Wagner Room, and The Goodwin Room, all of which feature king, queen or twin beds, separate private bathrooms and luxury amenities. Standard Queen Rooms include The Wilson and The Loring Rooms, and feature queen-size beds, private bathrooms with showers and luxury amenities.
A complimentary gourmet breakfast is served every morning and includes fresh fruit and fruit juices, eggs, homemade granola, and yogurt, along with freshly brewed coffee and tea. A traditional tea is served every afternoon, complete with freshly baked cakes, scones, and imported teas.
Amenities and Recreation
The Birchwood Inn offers luxury amenities such as a gourmet breakfast served every morning and a traditional afternoon tea with freshly baked cakes and scones and imported coffee and tea in the elegant dining room. Deluxe amenities in the guest rooms include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD player, coffee makers, mini fridges, wood-burning or gas fireplaces, spa bathrobes, organic toiletries, and complimentary wireless Internet. The Inn offers a range of packages for special occasions such as elopements and honeymoons, anniversaries and more, as well as concierge services such as dinner reservations, travel arrangements, and tour bookings.
Home to the famous Tanglewood Music Festival, Lenox is a popular venue for tourists and music lovers alike in summer. The upscale town features many impressive and historic homes for the turn of the century, as well as shabby-chic Colonial buildings that contain boutique shops and casual eateries. The bustling downtown area boasts an appealing mix of restaurants, shops, galleries, museums, and cafés and is a lovely town for exploring. Activity-wise, there is something for everyone from hiking, biking, water sports in the summer and snow sports in the winter to cultural attractions, historic sites, theater, music, and dance.
7 Hubbard St, Lenox, MA 01240, Phone: 800-524-1646