The Porches Inn

231 River Street, North Adams, MA, USA

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16.5
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  • Rooms17
  • Public Spaces15.5
  • Service15.5
  • Overall16.5
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Hotel Description

The former mill town of North Adams was well on its way to ghost-town status when a gamble on culture-driven urban renewal paid off in a big way: the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art brought new life to North Adams on a scale most urban planners can only dream about. And with an influx of artists, academics and cultural tourists — not to mention an influx of tech-industry business — comes a need for a proper contemporary boutique hotel, which the Porches Inn most definitely is.

It’s named for the porch that runs the length of these six finely restored old Victorian rowhouses, an outdoor space that serves as an all-purpose lounging and socializing venue, with an atmosphere an ordinary hotel lobby can’t touch. The guest rooms pay tribute to the houses’ historical style, though they’ve been updated with a contemporary decorator’s eye, so they’re crisp, clean, vibrantly colored, but always cozy and welcoming. The 21 suites branch out into more luxurious territory, and the long-stay suites come with home-like comforts, like laundry facilities and fireplaces.

The question in so many newly hip small-town inns is what on earth there is to do there, but it’s not a problem Porches has. There’s a splendid little swimming pool around the back of the houses, for a start — but the main attraction, of course, is MASS MoCA, which happens to be the biggest contemporary art museum in America. Small-town charm and cosmopolitan culture is a winning combination.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 47 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Library
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Room service
  • Sauna

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A credit card deposit is required at the time of online booking. The hotel will take this deposit from your credit card.

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3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Deluxe Standard- 1 King Bed

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 250 ft²/23 m².
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    • minibar
    • stand up shower
  • Deluxe Standard- 1 Queen Bed

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 250 ft²/23 m².
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    This room includes:

    • minibar
    • stand up shower
  • Deluxe Standard- 1 Queen Bed w/ Porch

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 280 ft²/26 m².
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    • minibar
    • stand up shower
  • Extended Stay Suite with Fireplace

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 400 ft²/37 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • kitchenette
    • minibar
    • separate living room
    • stand up shower
    • wood fireplace
  • Extended Stay Suite-1 Queen Bed

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 400 ft²/37 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • kitchenette
    • minibar
    • separate living room
    • stand up shower
  • Deluxe Superior- 1 King Bed w/ Porch

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 400 ft²/37 m².
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    • Porch
    • stand up shower
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    This room features 2 Queen Beds and is approximately 410 ft²/38 m².
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    • minibar
    • stand up shower
  • One Bedroom Suite - 1 Queen Bed

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 420 ft²/39 m².
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    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • separate living room
    • sofa sleeper
  • Two Bedroom Suite

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    This room features 2 Queen Beds and is approximately 650 ft²/60 m².
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    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • separate living room
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Library
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Room service
  • Sauna

Need to Know

A credit card deposit is required at the time of online booking. The hotel will take this deposit from your credit card.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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