Award Winning Historical Victorian Bed and Breakfast Within walking distance of the Emily Dickinson House, Amherst College, Hampshire College, the University of Massachusetts and fine galleries, museums, theatres, concerts, shops and restaurants. Overlooking the Emily Dickinson Homestead and the Evergreens Museum, the Amherst Inn is an easy walk to Amherst Town Center. "Dozens of bed and breakfast inns fall under the general terms of country-style or Victorian -- a few have good antiques and interesting decor. But inns that are restored with historic precision and attention to every last detail are rare indeed: The Allen House, honored with the Historic Preservation Award in 1991, is one of them." Fodors - America's Best Bed & Breakfasts.
Soaring architecture, elegantly appointed rooms, and warm attentive service - all combine to create a relaxed and rejuvenating environment just for you - our guest. Indulge yourself in our decadent breakfast, enjoy a whirlpool bath or just curl up with a good book. Whether travelling on vacation, business, or for a special event, you will find yourself refreshed and already looking forward to your next visit. Lancaster is a New England town with a rich history. Settled in 1630 - just ten years after the arrival of the Pilgrim Fathers - it is the birthplace of the botanist Luther Burbank. On the town common stands Christ Church, the beautiful creation of the early American architect, Charles Bulfinch. You will find the wide, tree shaded Main Street lined with stately old homes, beyond which lie farms and orchards. College Town Inn is an excellent base from which to explore the are area. Nearby you will find: * Shaker Villages * Fruitlands Museum * Fabulous golfing * Walking, skiing, biking, canoeing There is far too much to list - just ask the Innkeepers, they will be glad to make suggestions. And be sure to check out some of the links below!