The Old Inn on the Green

2-Night Stay with Meal Package at The Old Inn on the Green in New Marlborough, MA

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Historic 18th-Century Inn with Candlelit Restaurant

The Old Inn on the Green, with its whitewashed clapboard façade and front porches overlooking sweeping meadows, was named one of New England's Best Historic Inns by Yankee Magazine in 2011. Once a stagecoach relay, the main building has occupied its quiet spot in the Berkshire Hills since 1760. Honey-colored wooden floorboards, antiques, and period pieces nod to the building’s early days. More recent upgrades have included the addition of an intimate restaurant, which earned a Best in the Berkshires rating from Zagat and was called "one of the finest dining destinations in the area" by Travel + Leisure.

Eleven bedrooms are available between the main building and the separate Thayer House, and all of them have been faithfully restored. The Thayer House contains a little library and two large shared living rooms. The décor varies from room to room—many have fireplaces and some have claw-foot tubs, but all feature authentic antiques arranged to evoke the 1800s.

Candles and brick-lined fireplaces are the only sources of light in the dining room, where the chef prepares seasonal American fare using ingredients procured from area farmers. In a dinner for two served at the on-site restaurant, you might enjoy dishes such as slow-braised Angus short ribs and seared Maine diver scallops. In the morning, cooks craft omelets made from local barnyard eggs and Vermont cob-smoked ham served alongside buttermilk pancakes sweetened by local maple syrup, while lunch is served at The Southfield Store.

New Marlborough, Massachusetts: Cultural History in the Midst of the Berkshire Hills

New Marlborough is a peaceful, rural town in the lower Berkshire Hills about 10 miles from Great Barrington and 120 miles from Boston. It’s surrounded on all sides by state forests—including Beartown and Sandisfield—which feature hiking trails and lakes full of fish.

This area has served as a place of peaceful solitude for some famous artists and writers. It’s worth checking out Herman Melville's Arrowhead, the home where he penned Moby Dick. Melville's study, piazza, and original fireplace are on display, as is the barn where he and The Scarlet Letter author Nathaniel Hawthorne met to discuss their writings and a shared love for Doritos. In nearby Stockbridge, the Norman Rockwell Museum displays a massive collection of paintings and drawings from the famous Saturday Evening Post artist, including the well-known Christmas Homecoming and Girl Reading the Post.

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What You Get

2-night stay for two in any room

  • Option 1: $345, valid for check-in Sunday–Wednesday; not valid for Friday or Saturday stays (up to an $892 value)
  • Option 2: $489, valid for check-in Friday; not valid for Sunday–Thursday stays (up to an $892 value)

Included in both options: Two breakfasts, one lunch, & one dinner for two at the onsite restaurant

Policies and Fees

Book by: 1/31/14
Travel by: 4/30/14

  • Blackout dates: Not valid 12/19/13–1/1/14, 1/18/14–1/20/14, 2/14/14–2/17/14
  • Cancellation policy & fees: All cancellations subject to $25 fee. 14-day cancellation notice required or fee of one-night's stay up to Groupon price applies
  • Taxes: 5.7% tax not included

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Farm-to-table food
  • Swimming pool near Thayer House
  • Rooms decorated with antiques
  • Fireplace or clawfoot tub

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 1/31/14 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 4/30/14
  • Not valid 12/19/13–1/1/14, 1/18/14–1/20/14, 2/14/14–2/17/14
  • Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts
  • Limit 3 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to $25 fee.14-day cancellation notice required or fee of one-night's stay up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • 5.7% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

  • One king bed, one queen bed, or two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2–4, based on room
  • Adding occupants above standard: $40 per night for each additional guest

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: one pet may be added to pet-friendly room for $40 per stay (subject to availability)
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: 40 miles from Bradley International Airport (BDL)
  • By car: about 40 miles west of Springfield, Massachusetts

Traveler's Tips

  • Though this deal is valid for any available room, book early to reserve one of the premium rooms (195 or 201–206), which often fill up first. Guests will be assigned the best available rooms at booking.

Customer Reviews

the quiet location and the uniquely decorated rooms.
Marianne M. · September 11, 2014
Everything was great! The restaurant is fabulous and the accommodations were very comfortable
Sara K. · October 1, 2013
It is located in a lovely part of western Mass. The room was very comfortable and we had access to the porch from our room. It was great to sit out there and enjoy the serene surroundings. Breakfast was a feast with fresh fruit and homemade croissants, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and scones. Dinners were delicious and very enjoyable in the screen room dining area. Delightful place, I look forward to another getaway.
Jane G. · September 24, 2013
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