WELCOME TO THE ORCHARDS HOTEL
SURPRISING, CLASSIC, UNIQUE
The Orchards Hotel is tucked intimately in the far western corner of Massachusetts, where Vermont, Massachusetts and New York meet, you will find the beautiful village of Williamstown. Surround yourself in the beautiful solitude of the Berkshire and Green Mountains, with fantastic New England outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and rafting. Culture abounds in this corner of New England as Williamstown is host to The Clark Art Institute, Williams College, Williamstown Film Festival and nearby Mass MoCA, in North Adams, MA.
Visitors at the Orchards Hotel enjoy the opporunity to visit world renown museums such as The Clark Art Institute, Mass MoCA and the Williams College Museum of Art that are just some of the many treasures of the beautiful Berkshires. For the outdoor adventurers, especially during fall foliage season, hike along the trails at The Clark, Mt. Greylock or go biking along the Mohawk Trail. Williamstown, the Berkshires, and Western Massachusetts has something for everyone and the Orchards is the best place to start.
Our own Gala Steakhouse& Bistro, features classic steakhouse options and hearty bistro favorites with locally grown and organic products. Chef Bonnivier has created a menu to match the casually calming climate of the peaceful courtyard with ornamental trees, statuary and fountains, or the twinkling lights fo Winter. The welcoming and comfortable bar gives our guests the ideal spot to relax. Read about our commitment to locally grown philosphy in this edition of Northeast Flavor magazine. To read more about Chef Bonnivier, check out this recent article.
Year round, the Orchards Hotel is a favorite of Williams College visitors as a full service hotel, within blocks of the Williams College Quad. We are proud to foster the ties with the families from their first time visit, to each and every atheletic or academic achievement, four years through to commencement and again for Alumni reunions and events. Williams College with stately buildings, and bustling student life, welcomes visiting families from around the globe as they anxiously shop for the right college. Stay at the Orchards Hotel for the graciously attentive service. Our resident "Williams Dad", General Manager, Bernie English welcomes guests to the lobby to answer questions and offer insights about Williams College. As a parent of a Williams graduate, he is happy to share his experience as an "Eph" parent.
Williams College sports enthusiasts have discovered the Orchards Hotel as the perfect place to meet and celebrate all of the EPH victories throughout the Williams sports calander. Our Staff loves to join the fans and friends at all William Athletic venues throughout the fall, winter and spring.
Close to a variety of four season recreation, we welcome you to experience our attentive staff, and comfortably spacious rooms, many with quieting views of the Courtyard and Berkshire Mountains.
For the Winter the Orchards Hotel is within minutes of Jiminy Peak and Berkshire East, not to mention the ski areas of Southern VT who welcome visitors from around the globe. The hotel offers discount lift ticket packages to Jiminy Peak, and can provide valuable conditions information daily. The Orchards even has a ski locker for guests to store their ski or boarding equipment overnight in a warm, secure place.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing escape to the Berkshires, a family vacation, theatre, music, museums, college touring or a special location for a wedding or business meeting, The Orchards Hotel offers the ideal oasis of elegant calm among Berkshire hotels.