YEAR ROUND RATES
Rates have not increased this year. We have been recognized as being a great sports and cultural destination, located only minutes from The Clark Museum, Williams College, Mass Moca as well as some of the best outdoor sports in New England. Book here on line or call 800-537-4246 to book your Spring and Summer Reservations…No minimum stay !
For 20 years, Jericho Valley Inn has offered charming accommodations and rare hospitality to visitors to the Berkshire Mountains, one of America’s premier vacation lands. We are a four season resort surrounded by 350 wooded hillside acres, conveniently located near skiing, hiking, biking, golf and some of the region’s premier cultural attractions.
This Is What Frommer’s Had To Say: JERICHO VALLEY INN
Williamstown is a great place, offering visitors far ranging cultural and recreational choices. Aside from attracting parents visiting their children at Williams College, there are others who like its location-close to the Jimmy Peak Ski Resort, Vermont’s Green Mountains, and the Berkshire Hills. The Jericho Valley Inn is situated just five miles south of the town center, where it rests on a 350-acre hillside setting. While the Inn is a popular three-season destination, its main draw is in the winter, when many of the guests use it as a base for skiing throughout the region.
From rural Route 43, the Jericho Valley Inn resembles a very up-scale motor court, with two good-sized wings connected to the main building. Upon closer examination, guests will see these buildings are fronted by small white picket fences and hedges which imbue it with a sense of charm, A second building, containing only suites; is set unobtrusively over by the swimming pool. Guests traveling with a dog will be most interested in the handful of colorful cottages that are located up a small, paved road that bisects the surrounding woods.
As guests enter the reception area, they We begin to understand what makes the Jericho Valley Inn so unique. The cheerful common room is festive with its polka dot wallpaper, huge comfortable sofas and chairs, and light pine furniture. Flower arrangements and plants, placed in pretty bowls and wicker baskets, further enliven the space. A large fieldstone fireplace takes up an entire wall, making it the focal point for this comfortable area. A variety of maps, restaurant information, and activity ideas can be found in an array of brochures that are displayed alongside the front desk. There is also a small, fireplace breakfast room, where a variety of breads and muffins, along with beverages, are available each morning for all guests of the Inn to enjoy.
As we mentioned, there are several types of accommodations to choose from, all of which have been updated over the last year. The rooms in the main building are nicely decorated chambers with coordinated fabrics covering the queen-size finial beds and framing the windows. Plush wall-to-wall carpeting softens footsteps and provides the basis for the other comfortable furnishings. The private bathrooms are modern and well-equipped with thick towels and soaps. Color cable televisions and direct dial telephones are other welcome conveniences. Those wanting slightly more space should request a suite. The decor is exactly like that of the main Inn rooms, but they offer a choice of one-, two-, or three- bedroom configurations. We liked the living rooms which are outfitted with fireplaces, as well as the fully equipped eat-in kitchens.
Finally, there are the cottages located in a secluded hillside setting. These not only vary in color (red, yellow, green and white), but also range in size from one to three bedrooms. Ed is justifiably proud of the renovations to all of these accommodations. Over the last year, they have painted and wallpapered each cottage, and have put floral spreads on the beds and coordinated draperies around the windows. The furnishings are all new too, as well as the wall-to-wall- carpeting. These units feature living rooms with fireplaces, along with televisions and sofa beds. The kitchens are fully equipped and good sized. Each of the cottages also has individual heat and air-conditioning to ensure guests’ comfort during their stay. Picnic tables are set invitingly around the grounds, allowing everyone to enjoy the warmth of a summers day or the picturesque fall foliage.
So many ways to relax and take it all in…
As we mentioned earlier, Jimmy Peak is the closest downhill skiing to The Jericho Valley Inn. Bowser might be more interested in a trip to the Mount Greylock State Reservation to accompany his human companions on either a cross-country skiing or snowshoeing outing. In nearby Dalton, there is the Waconah Falls State Park, which comprises just over 100 acres. The Honwee Mountain or Drury Mountain State Forests are also easily accessible from the Inn and have many hiking trails. Bowser might want to visit Clarksburg State Park, as well. There are over 3,000 acres to explore here, along with places to canoe or kayak. Guests who stay here will find the Hanifys’ are always happy to answer questions, provide recommendations for area activities and attractions, and make arrangements for any special needs that might arise.
Jericho Valley Inn and Cottages
2541 Hancock Road Williamstown MA 01257
Toll Free 1-800-Jericho (537-4246)
Worldwide Reservations: 413-458-9511 ~ Fax: 413-458-9515