THE BARRINGTON’S
GUEST POLICY

Minimum Stays

Specific time frames that fall within peak season (June – October) generally require a minimum stay of two nights. Rates and minimum stay requirements may vary according to holidays and special events.

Reservations

We recommend that reservations be made in advance as suites are limited. Reservations can be made by calling 413-528-6159, or through our website, or via email at gbthebarrington@gmail.com. A credit card is required to secure your reservation.

Arrivals & Departures

Check-in time is between 3 pm and 6 pm. We request that guests who will be checking in after 6 pm, let us know, so that we can make arrangements for a late check-in. Check-out time is at 11 am. Guests are welcome to arrive earlier. Although we strive to accommodate early check-in requests, suites may not be available before 3 pm. When possible, we will do our best to honor requests to accommodate early check-in or late check-out, depending on room availability.

** Guests are invited to store their luggage at The Barrington and retreat to our in-house restaurant, The Great Room for a bite or cocktail. Guests are also welcome to unwind with a complimentary hot cup of coffee or tea, or they can head outdoors to explore the town.
** Suites must be paid in full at check-in time.
** Check-in guests must be 21 of age.

Parking

We offer complimentary parking in our on-site parking lot, which is located directly behind The Barrington. To ensure a space, please register your vehicle at check-in.

Breakfast

Complimentary breakfast (up to two guests per room) is included and will be served in our dining room – The Great Room. Our breakfasts offer enticing, health-conscious options. Please alert us of any dietary considerations.

The Great Room can accommodate B&B guests who would like to dine with friends, family, or colleagues who are not staying with us. If you plan to bring in extra guests, please let us know in advance, so that we can set an extra place setting. **There is an additional charge of $25 (plus tax) for adults and $20 (plus tax) per child. Please limit extra seating to two outside guests per breakfast.

At this time, breakfast is the only meal being served. The town of Great Barrington offers lots of restaurants for lunch and dinner. For some suggestions, see Explore/Bites & Beverages. ** Breakfast is served from 8 am to 10 am. **The Great Room is open from 8 am to 6 pm.

Additional Guests/Children

Our rates are based on a double occupancy. A fee of $50 for adults/$45 for children (room & breakfast) per day will be charged for any additional guests.

At The Barrington, we strive to evoke a sense of serenity in our intimate boutique-style setting. Our intimate space is best suited to adults and children 10 and older. Please inquire about the possibility of exceptions.

** Additional guests must be included in the reservation at the time of booking. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate last minute additional guest(s) at check-in time or after check-in.

Suites

Each one of our six Queen suites is equipped with a pull-out queen-size sofa bed; the suites can accommodate up to four people
Our King suite, The Chinoiserie Suite can accommodate a twin roll-away bed
Our Double-Full suite, the Mid-Century Mod Suite has two full-size beds

**Suites are for the registered guests only.

Cancellations/No shows

Cancellations must be made at least 14 days prior to the check-in date. Any cancellations made less than 14 days prior to check-in will result in a full charge on the total amount of the reservation. In situations where we can rebook the suite, refunds will be granted. No shows will be charged 100% of the reservation.

Our intimate B&B, is limited to eight suites. A limited number of suites enables us to offer the personalized attention that we like to extend to our guests, but also restricts the number of reservations we can accept. Our cancellation policy must reflect this. We thank you for your understanding.

Payment

We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, UnionPay, and Cash.
Taxes: Room rates do not include the 11.7% state room tax, 5.7% state tax, and 6% city tax.

Events/Group/Wedding Bookings

The Great Room at The Barrington may be reserved for events. We also offer off-site venues including the Casana T House in Hillsdale and Copake Center Hill Farm in Copake. Beyond the exquisite hilltop setting, this location also offers a Japanese Zen garden and a tea house.

Group events may require that the entire bed and breakfast and/or part of the bed and breakfast be booked. A Use of Space Fee will be applied. The minimum fee for small events is $250 and may increase based upon needs and time requirements. The Use of Space fee for small weddings begins at $500 and may increase based upon needs and time requirements. All event and Use of Space deposits are non-refundable. Please refer to our Group Reservation/Cancellation Policy for details regarding cancellation. Please contact us for details, fees, and booking requirements.

Group Reservations/Cancellation Policy

A group reservation is a reservation of two or more parties who are travelling together and reserve two or more suites for the same time period. A credit card(s) is required to secure the suites. Cancellations must be made sixty (60) days prior to your arrival or you will be charged the full amount of your reservation/stay. In incidences when we rebook the suites, we will provide a refund, but will charge a service fee of 10% on your reservation. We regret that no exceptions can be made to this cancellation policy.

**Our B&B features a limited number of suites, which is ideal for the type of personalized attention we strive to deliver to our guests. This also limits the number of reservations that can be accepted. Our cancellation policy must reflect this. We thank you for your understanding.

No-Smoking Environment

For your health and comfort, our property is a no-smoking environment. If smoking occurs on the premises, an additional-cleaning fee of $250 will automatically be charged to your account.

Candles

As required by law, Massachusetts fire code, and for the safety and security of our guests, we are unable to permit the use of open flames such as candles, etc.

Furry Friends

Our no-pet policy was created to create a more comfortable stay for our guests who have allergies. For those traveling with pets, we can recommend several kennels in the Great Barrington area.

Privacy

We care about our guests’ privacy. The Barrington’s suites and premises are for use by guests only. Guests of The Barrington are welcome to invite their visitors to enjoy breakfast, coffee, or tea (additional charges apply) in The Great Room.

Quiet Hours

Please respect our policy for quiet time between the hours of 10 pm and 8 am.

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