Berkshires Bed and Breakfast - Rookwood Inn, Lennox Massachusetts

Inn Spotlight: Rookwood Inn, Massachusetts

Berkshires Bed and Breakfast, The Rookwood Inn in the Spotlight

Located in the heart of Lenox, Massachusetts, made famous for its summer cottages built for the rich and famous during the Gilded Age, the last vestiges of Victorian inspiration are found here at Rookwood Inn a Berkshires bed and breakfast. From the wicker-filled front porch to the fire-lit parlor and antiques found in each room, a taste of the abundance of times past is still here. Open the front door and you can almost picture the parties that filled the home with laughter. The warmth and good karma still prevails in an inn that beautifully juxtaposes modern amenities with Victorian appeal. 

From start to finish, hospitality fills your stay here. Every day starts with gracious warmth, and a beautifully served home-cooked, multi-course breakfast. After your day out and about exploring the incredible area, wind things down with freshly baked treats, tea, coffee or hot-chocolate, all of which is available 24/7. 


This spacious 21-guest room inn offers a wide variety of choices, with each accommodating anywhere from two to four people. With multi-level rooms built into the turrets, private porches, and spacious ensuite baths, there’s plenty of room and privacy for families or couples traveling together.  Private fireplaces and TVs are found in many rooms, and complimentary wi-fi is available throughout the inn. A welcoming fire-lit parlor (seasonal) and front porch offer plenty of common space for guests to enjoy and mingle with one another or enjoy quiet conversation. The breakfast room offers private tables and seating where guests can enjoy dining alone or join and meet other guests. The choice is yours! Visit Rookwood Inn reservations for more information, up-to-date availability, and pricing for travel dates.

Unique value:  Perhaps the most salient selling point of this inn is its perfect location.  While surrounded by manicured lawns with private sitting spots and bordered by a quiet street, no guest has to walk far to experience the allure of Lenox’s unique downtown. Rookwood Inn is a pleasant one-block stroll to the quaint yet bustling downtown. It’s also just over a mile to Tanglewood and less than a mile to Shakespeare & Company for those hearty walkers who’d rather not deal with traffic and parking. It goes without saying that the innkeeper, Amy, offers up huge doses of friendly assistance while her positive energy helps start each day on a high note. 

The destination  

Rookwood Inn and Lenox, MA are located in the heart of the cultural mecca known as the Berkshire Mountain region. When visiting the Berkshires you can discover more than a hundred cultural treasures. Above all, performing arts venues and fabulous museums. Those seeking quality live music and performances will never want to leave. Travelers don’t live by culture alone, however. The region also offers up huge helpings of outdoor recreation, scenery, shopping, renowned spas, and dining, too. Rookwood Inn is at the center of this region where dining and entertainment is within walking distance or a short drive.

Special programs: Amy Lindner Lesser, owner and innkeeper of Rookwood Inn, recently launched “Inn it for life” which is a program offering stays for those with recent cancer diagnoses or undergoing cancer treatment. Qualified guests are invited to take 50% off a one or two night midweek stay, anytime between November and June. From spending time with a loved one to escaping the demands of everyday life, the hope is that “Inn it for life” makes getting away a little easier. Each “Inn it for life” guest receives a special journal to compose their thoughts and special memories, too.  

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Contact & Address:  Innkeeper/Owner, Amy Lindner Lesser, https://www.rookwoodinn.com, 11 Old Stockbridge Rd, Lenox, MA 01240, Local: 413-637-9750, Toll Free: 800-223-9750. Click here to book your next perfect Lenox inn getaway. 

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