We Welcome You to the Wainwright Inn ... the Berkshires Bed and Breakfast originated in 1766, offering personalized service and fine home cooking by the owners; Chris and Barb . Nestled in the heart of the Southern Berkshire region in the town of Great Barrington. Walking distance to the town's best restaurants, shops, theatres and other attractions. The Inn is a four season getaway easily accessible from Boston and New York. We invite you to relax in our gracious setting and enjoy the hospitality of a true New England Country
Our house was originally built by Captain Peter Ingersoll in 1766 on the site of an older house built in 1720s by his father Moses Ingersoll, and was known as the Troy Tavern and Inn. The colonists undoubtedly met right in our living room, planning their participation in the siege of the British troops in Boston. During the American Revolution, our house served as a fort and colonial armory.
In 1790 the house was bought by David Wainwright, a statesman and state representative. The house became known as Wainwright Hall, and later became home to his daughter Electra and son-in-law Ebenezer Pope. One of their sons, Franklin Pope, remodeled and added our porches.
Franklin Pope was an engineer, inventor, and patent attorney who did extensive work on the telegraph and electrical systems in Great Barrington, assisted by his brothers Ralph and Henry Pope. Franklin Pope with Thomas Edison was co-inventors of the ticker tape. Wainwright Hall, as it was known at the turn of the century, was a tourist destination featuring the best amenities of its day.
Successive owners have added to the charm and the diversity of the house, keeping it a well maintained Great Barrington Landmark. Come see the Wainwright Inn as it once again serves the traveling public.
100-300/nt US Dollar
518 South Main St, Great Barrington, MA, 01230, USA
Private Bath, Wireless in Room. Nonsmoking Facility, Full Handicap Access, Children - Call First, No Pets, Full Brkfst
Cash, Money Order, Visa, MC
First night deposit is required for reservations, however, payment in full is required for one night stay.
Reservations canceled at least two weeks before planned arrival date are refundable minus a
$25.00 administration fee. Reservations canceled within two weeks before planned arrival date are non refundable.
3PM - 8PM (please call for early or late check-in)
Our inn has a strict non-smoking policy
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