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Sturbridge and The Pioneer Valley Hotels

Allen House Inn

  • 599 Main St. Map It
  • Amherst
  • Local Flavor
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Lots of charm and elegance
  • Great linens
  • Free parking


  • Rooms chock-full of ornate furnishings may be a bit much for some
  • Tiny baths

Updated 12/23/2013

Fodor's Review

Meticulous attention to detail distinguishes this late-19th-century inn owned by a husband-and-wife team. The building has been gloriously restored in accordance with the aesthetics of the Victorian era, while the beds are the finest that modernity has to offer and are topped with goose-down comforters. Busy, colorful wall coverings reach to the high ceilings. Antiques include a burled-walnut headboard and dresser set, carved golden-oak beds, and wicker steamship chairs.

Lace curtains and hand stenciling grace the rooms at the Allen Inn. If you want a fireplace, the same owners run the Amherst Inn at 257 Main Street.

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Hotel Information


599 Main St., Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 14 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 12/23/2013

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