There’s no one in this world that doesn’t deserve a little pampering. Why not consider these exceptional bed & breakfast locations where you can enjoy some luxury New England Hospitality? Select Registry has chosen a few wonderful locales to titillate your imagination while reminding you that a getaway is the perfect way to recharge your batteries.
The elegant Procter in Mansion Lenox, Massachusetts, exudes charm with its 12 guestrooms in the heart of the Berkshire Hills. Picture brass or sleigh beds, cozy fireplaces, en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool or Jacuzzi tubs, luxury linens, and all the amenities you would expect from an inn so devoted to detail. Every morning you will enjoy a full complimentary breakfast served in the beautiful dining room or the enclosed terrace, and at night you can book your dinner onsite at the famed Restaurant at the Gateways. Here you can sample a seasonal a-la-carte menu featuring contemporary American dishes made from the freshest products. Supporting Berkshire Grown, a local agricultural organization bringing farmers and chefs together, locally grown food is promoted in order to bring you the very best of what the region has to offer. Socialize at the Piano Bar for late night fare in a relaxed ambiance that includes live entertainment, sumptuous couches, a custom built mahogany bar, and a beautiful baby grand. During the day you can take in all that the area has to offer, with the many antique shops and galleries. Book a culinary class or garden tour, and make sure to take in the historic sites that abound.
The Notchland Inn
In Hart’s Location, New Hampshire, this gorgeous, granite manor house was completed in 1862 and sits on a vast 100-acre estate within the White Mountain National Forest. What better setting to enjoy any one of the eight deluxe guestrooms; romantic, spacious five luxury suites; or two pet-friendly cottages for couples or families, all with private ensuite baths? Sit by a burning fireplace with a book, or connect to Wi-Fi in the main inn building to communicate when you need to. Otherwise, the inn chooses to allow you to disconnect and return to a more natural state through the absence of televisions or Internet connection elsewhere. Full, complimentary, country breakfasts await you in the morning, and later you can enjoy a five-course dinner in the lovely dining room overlooking the pond and gardens. Daytime brings you a myriad of outdoor activities including nature trails, rivers and lakes, ski trails, snowmobile trails, State and National parks, antique shops, and so much more.
Inn at Stonington
Named Inn of the Month by Travel + Leisure, this Stonington, Connecticut inn boasts 18 rooms right on the waterfront in one of last untouched historic New England villages. Each accommodation is individually decorated and includes gas fireplaces, baths with oversized soaking Jacuzzi tubs, and separate walk-in showers. The seaside rooms come with private balconies and spectacular views of the harbor, which you can also enjoy in all of the common areas. Have a cocktail at the intimate bar and in the morning, take yourself to the breakfast room where an extended, complimentary, continental breakfast awaits to give you fortification for the day. With a living room, a well-equipped gym, and a 400-foot-deep water pier for guests with yachts, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better place to spend a few relaxing days. Antique shops, galleries, golf courses, fishing holes, hiking trails, and so much more are all around for your enjoyment, helping you to fill your time with interest and adventure.
Inns at Blackberry Common
Right in the heart of Camden, Maine and only three blocks to the harbor, these two sister inns sit side by side. One is a 200-year-old Colonial, and the other is a 1849 Victorian mansion. Both are included as the “prettiest interiors in Camden” as described by Maine Explorer’s guide. There are 18 guestrooms to choose from, each with a private bath, hardwood floors, ornate plaster trim, tin ceilings, and all the amenities you could want. On more than an acre of gardens are pathways with hidden nooks. You can wander about, feeling the effects of a carefree and relaxed ambiance designed to pamper you. A complimentary gourmet breakfast made from fresh local ingredients and the inn’s own herbs is served daily. Afterwards, take a delightful walk to the harbor where you can go sailing on schooner or visit unique shops, galleries, and lighthouses. Take a hike to the top of Mt. Battie, enjoying the picnic lunch that the inn will prepare for you as you take in all the surrounding sights.
Harbor Light Inn
This Marblehead, Massachusetts inn has won numerous awards for excellence, including being named in Vacations Magazine as “One of the USA’s Most Romantic Inns.” It is no wonder. With its 18th-century furnishings, fireplaces, parlors, and exquisite guestrooms decorated with such care, you can enjoy a lovely, luxurious stay in any one of the 20 rooms. A full, extensive breakfast buffet is served fresh in the dining room every morning. With a pool and garden, as well as an inviting tavern, you will be creating memories for years to come. And during the day, all the wonderful examples of a beautiful and historic harbor district await your discovery, from fine shops to galleries, restaurants, and more.
Isaiah Jones Homestead
Located in Sandwich, Massachusetts, this Italianate Victorian Inn features a main house with five beautifully appointed guestrooms. Here you can enjoy a private ensuite bathroom, antiques, oriental carpets, and fireplaces or glass-front stoves. There is also the lovely Carriage House with junior suites with fireplace and whirlpool bath, where you can bask in the hospitality and comfort so emblematic of this magnificent inn. Garden paths, a goldfish pond, and Adirondack chairs around the yard are all designed to help you feel worlds away from your usual life. Take some time in front of the tiled fireplace in the gathering room to read a newspaper or book or chat with other guests. Every morning a complimentary, three-course breakfast is served in the cherry-paneled dining room, preparing you for a day of exploration. The inn is located in the heart of the village, providing easy walking to shops, attractions, and restaurants. As one of Cape Cod’s oldest towns antiques, galleries, and beaches are waiting to be discovered. Winning many awards, including “Insider Pick” for Romantic Getaways by Destination Insider, it’s not hard to see why this inn is a popular choice for those wishing for a magical and relaxing vacation.
Inn at Sunrise Point
A seaside haven in Lincolnville, Maine, this luxury AAA Four Diamond Inn sits on five secluded acres just minutes from Camden. With beautifully furnished rooms in the Main House, cottages at the water’s edge and a wondrous loft suite high in the trees you can find the perfect setting to enjoy this magical spot. Fireplaces, private baths, double size Jacuzzis and more grace all of the guestrooms. Stroll through the gardens, inhale the sea air, take in the sound of the waves, and enjoy the sunrise over Penobscot Bay. Each morning there is a complimentary sumptuous three-course breakfast served in the oceanfront conservatory featuring local and organic produce, along with other refreshments that you can partake of throughout the day. Have a glass of wine or a cocktail in the cherry-paneled library after a day of enjoying all that the area brings, and you will be making unforgettable memories to take home.
The Manor on Golden Pond
In Holderness, New Hampshire overlooking Squam Lake and the White Mountains, there is a world-class, 24-room country inn boasting all the charm and tranquility you could desire. With most of the individually decorated accommodations offering wood-burning fireplaces, stunning views, private decks, and other exquisite amenities, you will enjoy the gracious hospitality given by innkeepers who know how to do what they do best. A delicious complimentary breakfast is yours to enjoy every morning and, in the evening, you can take advantage of the inn’s notable restaurant. With New American cuisine, the menu is prepared filled with fresh seasonal foods that will scintillate your palate. Many outdoor activities await you at this lovely inn. Walk through the foliage, visit the local antique shops, and explore all the nuances that the area brings. Everything here is designed to amplify your experience so that you can forget about your cares and be truly in the present.
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