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Berkshires Shirakaba Guest House

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New York, NY
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Louise and Sadao's hospitality is just as amazing as the other reviewers have said. And since we came back, my sweetie and I have told everyone they MUST go here for a weekend. The place is gorgeous: a japanese style home they built from the ground up. Visually, sweet. The breakfasts? I loved every morsel of the Japanese breakfast, but...

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Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Our wonderful kids found this B&B and sent us to celebrate our birthdays. We have never felt so special. Sadao & Louise are the ultimate hosts. The food was out of this world, both breakfast and the special dinner and all the goodies in between. We enjoyed the hot tub under the stars, the indoor swimming pool, the gazebo, the...

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Thank you, Louise and Sadao for a fabulous stay at Shirakaba. They are the ultimate hosts and we left slightly teary-eyed after such a great three-day stay. We were treated to an extravagant Japanese-style breakfast, given tips on nearby hiking trails, loaded up on homemade chocolate chip cookies, brownies and Louise's famous sticky buns (recipe, please!). We loved our sushi-making...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 September 2013

I live in New York City and wanted to be somewhere peaceful and beautiful to renew my health and spirit -- Shirakaba was just the ticket! I went off-season in the early Spring for which they offered an attractive deal and had the place to myself: swimming indoors while there was snow on the ground, enjoying the jacuzzi and sauna...

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ny
Reviewed 3 September 2013

*Our hosts provided a "retreat" atmosphere and did everything possible to prepare for and pamper us. *It is a very peaceful and beautiful setting but also convenient to many activities. We were able to visit Jacob's Pillow,Tanglewood, Mt. Greylock and the Shaker Village all in 2 days and 2 nights. (Picnic basket, bug spray, blanket and chairs are all available...

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Ramsey, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We were an extended family of 6 during our week-long stay - 2 families of 3 each. The accomodations gave us each privacy as a family as well as great shared spaces. We found the rooms immaculate and well appointed. The caretakers were accomodating to our known and unknown needs. The preparations of the proprietors were extensive with a pre-trip...

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new jersey
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Last weekend was our second visit to Shirakaba. The location is wonderful -- both the property itself and its proximity to lovely places to visit. The hosts are fantastic, making us feel welcome in every way. Our rooms were peaceful and totally private. The meals at Shirakaba are true fantasy. The Japanese breakfast (you can also have an American breakfast...

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Watertown, New York
Reviewed 22 June 2013

My husband and I stayed here for our first anniversary, and it was perfect. The house was beautiful, and the hosts were the kindest, sweetest people I've ever met, and so very attentive. I loved the indoor pool, it was great exercise, and the hot tub under the stars at night was so beautiful and relaxing. We only managed to...

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2013

I felt as if Shirakaba were in the middle of all the beautiful places I wanted to see in the Berkshires (Clark, Williams, MassMOCA) and what made the journey even better was recognizing that it was a work of art of its own. The accommodations, the food, the dances...all were 0% +...so if you want to learn more about how...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I'm back home and pining away to return to my birthday getaway retreat. My husband planned my 30th birthday in this romantic, beautiful setting. Shirakaba has everything you need and more - 20+ acres of beautiful woods with a gorgeous pathway to a private gazebo overlooking a stunning hillside, a private lap pool/jacuzzi/and sauna, traditional Japanese elements throughout from the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
21+ acres, private, two suite, resort style, Berkshires bed and breakfast, Williamstown MA area, free wi-fi, 9' x 39' indoor pool, 6 person hot tub, 3 person Saunatec Far Infared Sauna.. Matsu No Ma Suite, 418 sq.ft., king size Tempur Pedic bed, Japanese Tatami mat room use as sitting room for Romantic getaway, sleeps second couple Japanese style, or up to 3 children, full bath, shower for two, Take No Ma Suite, 415 sq.ft., has Queen size bed, private bath w/shower/tub, second private bedroom/sitting room with full size sofa bed. Suites have: Mini fridge, microwave, HDTV w/cable/Bluray player ( Take No Ma Suite has them in both bedrooms), Japanese hot water pot. Complimentary snacks and beverages. Free Japanese or made to order Western breakfast, optional 6 course Japanese dinners. BYOB no credit cards accepted ... more   less 

Additional Information about Berkshires Shirakaba Guest House

Address: 20 Mallery Road, New Ashford, MA 01237-9623
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Berkshires > New Ashford
Price Range: RM1,528 - RM1,705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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