Welcome to the Orchards Hotel

Modern Comfort in the Heart of Williamstown, MA

Uncover an oasis of quiet charm, set against the backdrop of the magnificent Berkshire Mountains. The Orchards Hotel, nestled within the picturesque town of Williamstown, Massachusetts, expertly blends old-fashioned New England elegance with modern convenience, creating an atmosphere that is as delightfully esthetic as the area itself.

The Orchards, just steps from the magnificent campus of Williams College, is the area’s premier hotel making it the perfect choice for exploring Williamstown’s rich blend of art, academia, and adventure. Enjoy farm to table comfort food, made from local ingredients and bursting with flavor at the Gala Steakhouse and Bistro.  Memorable experiences are regular occurrences here at The Orchards Hotel. We welcome you to the Berkshires.

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THE CLARK ART

: 2 mi
Clark Art Museum Williamstown

The Clark Art Institute has a rich, colorful history beginning with founder Sterling Clark’s expedition to China in 1908, his introduction to the world of collecting art in Paris in 1910, and his marriage to Francine Clary in 1919. Together, Sterling and Francine began what is now a world-renowned collection of American and European art, including prints and drawings, sculpture, decorative arts, and paintings—most notably French Impressionist masterworks by artists such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, and Camille Pissarro. Learn More.

225 SOUTH STREET
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA 01267
PH: 413- 458-2303

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART

: .8 mi
Williams College Museum of Art

The Williams College Museum of Art is located on the campus of Williams, a liberal arts college, in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

An active, collecting museum, we feature a broad range of exhibitions that challenge assumptions about art, history, and the world in which we live. We look forward to welcoming you to our museum. All of our exhibitions and programs are free and open to all. Learn More.

15 LAWRENCE HALL DRIVE, STE 2
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA 01267
PH: 413- 597-2429

MASS MoCA

: 4.3 mi
Mass Moca

Since opening in 1999, MASS MoCA has become one of the world's premier centers for making and showing the best art of our time. With annual attendance of 120,000, it ranks among the most visited institutions in the United States dedicated to new art. More than 80 major new works of art and more than 50 performances have been created through fabrication and rehearsal residencies in North Adams, making MASS MoCA perhaps the most fertile site in the country for new art. The museum thrives on making and presenting work that is fresh, surprising, and challenging. Learn More.

1040 MASS MoCA WAY
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
PH: 413-MOCA-111 (413-662-2111)   

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

: 27.7 mi
Hancock Shaker Village

The Shakers are one of the most intriguing religious movements in American history, and considered among the most successful utopian societies ever to have flourished in this country. Today, the 750-acre Hancock Shaker Village operates as a living-history museum open to the public with 20 authentic Shaker buildings, costumed interpreters, rich collections of Shaker furniture and artifacts in rotating exhibits, a full schedule of activities and workshops, a mile-long hiking trail and picnic areas, a Village Store and Village Cafe, and a working farm with extensive gardens and heritage-breed livestock. Learn more.

1843 W. HOUSATONIC ST.
PITTSFIELD, MA
PH: 413-443-0188

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

: 21.9 mi
Berkshire Museum Exterior

Berkshire Museum has exhibited works by some of the most accomplished artists from the United States and abroad: Gilbert Stuart, Rembrandt Peale, John Singleton Copley, Thomas Sully, Paul Cézanne, Pierre Auguste Renoir, and John Singer Sargent. In the 1930s, the Berkshire Museum was the first to commission two site-specific mobiles (then a unique form of art) from Alexander Calder, who became one of the most significant artists in the 20th century. The mobiles can be seen in the theater, on either side of the proscenium. In the 1950s, the Berkshire Museum was the first to display the work of Norman Rockwell as well as pieces by artists that challenged convention, such as Andy Warhol, Red Grooms, Robert Rauschenberg, Ellsworth Kelly, and Nancy Graves. Learn More.

39 SOUTH STREET (ROUTE 7)
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
PH: 413-443-7171

THE MOUNT

: 30.3 mi
The Mount Exterior

The Mount is both an historic site and center for culture inspired by the passions and achievements of Edith Wharton. Designed and built by Wharton in 1902, the property includes Wharton’s gracious main house and expansive terrace; the historic stable, greenhouse, and gatehouse; and three acres of formal gardens surrounded by extensive woodlands.  The Mount is the only monument to Edith Wharton in the United States, and one of just five percent of National Historic Landmarks dedicated to women. Learn More.

2 PLUNKETT STREET
LENOX, MASSACHUSETTS 01240-0974
PH: 413-551-5111

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

: 40.8 mi
Norman Rockwell Museum Exterior

Norman Rockwell Museum houses the world’s largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art. Highlights include enduring favorites from Rockwell’s Saturday Evening Post covers, the powerful Four Freedoms, and the nostalgic Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas. The Norman Rockwell Archive contains more than 100,000 photographs, letters, and other rare mementos. Learn More.

9 ROUTE 183
STOCKBRIDGE, MA 01262
PH: 413-298-4100

BENNINGTON MUSEUM

: 15.3 mi
Bennington Museum Exterior

The Bennington Museum was founded as the Bennington Historical Association in 1852 to celebrate Bennington's Colonial past and, more specifically, to commemorate the historic Revolutionary War Battle of Bennington in 1777. Over time the museum acquired paintings and sculpture by Vermont artists, children's toys, maps, books, and military artifacts. We are proud of our extensive collection including vintage portraits of early settlers by Ammi Phillips; our unique Ralph Earl townscape; a Windsor writing-arm chair owned by Ira Allen, a founder of Vermont and author of the State's constitution; and the world's largest collection of Bennington pottery. Learn More.

75 MAIN STREET
BENNINGTON, VT 05201-2885
PH: 802- 447-1571

WAUBEEKA GOLF LINKS

: 5.9 mi
Waubeeka Golf Couse

Waubeeka Golf Links is an 18-hole championship golf course located in beautiful Williamstown, MA. The course, driving range, practice green and pub & grill are open to the public. At Waubeeka Golf Links, golfers enjoy pristine golf course conditions and spectacular views of the surrounding mountains including Mount Greylock, the highest peak in Massachusetts. Our course is challenging for players of all ability levels. Learn More.

137 NEW ASHFORD ROAD
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA 01267
PH: (413) 458-5869

DONNYBROOK COUNTRY CLUB

: 11.5 mi
Donnybrook Golf Course

Donnybrook Country Club, which opened in 2008 and is the county’s newest course, offers everything a golfer could ask for in a nine-hole layout. We’re talking country club-like conditioning, challenging holes on beautiful rolling terrain and scenic views to match any in the area. Learn More.

775 WILLIAMSTOWN RD
LANESBOROUGH, MA 01237
PH: (413) 499-PUTT

JIMINY PEAK MOUNTAIN RESORT

: 15.2 mi
Skiers on Jiminy Peak

In the winter months, enjoy outstanding New England skiing at Jiminy Peak or take advantage of the many cross-country ski venues of the Berkshires. Jiminy Peak also provides great summer fun at its Mountain Adventure Park. Learn More.

37 COREY ROAD
HANCOCK, MA. 01237
PH: (413) 738-5500

The Orchards Hotel

The Orchard Hotel Main Gate

222 Adams Rd
Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

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