The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

Like staying overnight at an art gallery. 

A wonderful balance between old and new: The Porches Inn consists of six Victorian row houses formerly occupied by mill workers, refreshed and painted in vibrant marigold, blue, salmon, red, green, and gray, connected by two long porches lined with rocking chairs that face across the Hoosic River to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - one of the world’s premier showcases for modern art.


A piece of Western Massachusetts history given an artful and modern twist

What it's like

You'll find colorful rooms with painted floors, Vermont-made and vintage furniture, locally crafted patchwork duvets, claw-foot bathtubs (or Jacuzzi-style, if that's your thing), and paint-by-numbers art from the 50s and 60s. The extended-stay suites feature kitchenettes and washer/dryer units; a few rooms even boast spiral staircases and lofts. The center house serves as the reception building and includes two living rooms (one with a cozy fireplace) a breakfast room, and one of the property’s two private meeting rooms (with old fashioned blackboards) are perfect for corporate retreats and conferences. 

Independent spirit

Hipness, history, hospitality

Small touches

If heading down for the daily breakfast buffet is too much of a hassle, get it delivered to your room in a galvanized metal lunch box, a nod to the workers who originally lived on the property.

Eat and drink

Though The Porches Inn doesn't offer a dining experience beyond breakfast and the fully stocked Lobby Bar, the ever-hospitable staff has compiled a list of local haunts they think you'll appreciate. 

And more

Outside, enjoy a year-round heated pool with heated deck, a hot tub, a bonfire pit,  a WiFi enabled gazebo in the woods and a sauna, shower, and changing rooms. There's an onsite fitness room as well. And yes, your well-trained pets are welcomed.

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Rooms & Rates

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North Adams is in the northwest of Massachusetts, one hour from Albany International Airport.
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Guest Services

  • Concierge
  • Express check-in, check-out
  • WiFi
  • Pet friendly (limited availability)
  • On-site parking
  • Nightly Resort Fee: $10 + $1.17 tax (includes daily continental breakfast, wifi, pool access, afternoon seasonal snacks, and parking)  

Eat & Drink

  • Daily Continental Breakfast buffet
  • Lobby Bar
  • Room service

Fitness & Recreation

  • Sauna
  • Fitness room
  • Selection of DVDs for guest use
  • Year-round heated outdoor pool with heated deck
  • Hot tub
  • Bonfire pit
  • Woodland gazebo (wired!)
  • Playground located next to inn

Business Services

  • Business "nook"

Meetings & Events

  • Meeting rooms
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • TDD accessibility equipment
  • Wedding glen (perfect for celebrations)

In-room amenities

  • In Room Services
  • Complimentary breakfast delivery
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Down pillows / non-allergenic pillows available
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Private stocked mini-bar/ refrigerator
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Cordless telephone
  • data port
  • DVD player
  • Internet-ready televisions with cable access
  • am/fm clock radio with iPod charging dock
  • Suites have Jacuzzi tubs
  • In-room safe

Cancellation policy

CHANGES and CANCELLATION: Reservations must be cancelled or changed 7 days prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one nights room and tax. EARLY DEPARTURE: Guests checking out prior to their departure date will be charged 100% of the room rate for that night. NO-SHOW: Should you not arrive for your reservation, the credit card on file will be charged for the first night and any remaining nights of the reservation will be cancelled.
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