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Relais & Chateaux

Blantyre, in the Berkshires - Lenox, Massachusetts - 5 Star Exclusive Luxury Country House Hotel

Blantyre Christmas tree is lit on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving Day
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Blantyre is a romantic country retreat located in the prestigious Berkshires of Massachusetts. Experience the opulence of the Gilded Age at this member of Relais & Chateaux.


Originally built in 1902, this English-style mansion boasts sumptuous guestrooms, an exceptional wine cellar, renowned cuisine, intimate spa, and outdoor activities including tennis and golf.

Blantyre is a private sanctuary where you can escape from everyday cares and immerse yourself in a world of serenity with exquisite accommodations. A place where you can dedicate yourself to leisure pursuits and enjoy the finest cuisine, distinctive wines and impeccable service.

Built in 1902 in the Berkshire Hills, 125 miles from Boston, this elegant Tudor-style residence is set amidst 117 acres of lawns and woodland. Its aristocratic interior, resplendent with four-poster beds, magnificent fireplaces and luxurious bathrooms, is decorated with impeccable taste.

Dining is a very special event at Blantyre. Late every afternoon, the Main House undergoes a lovely transformation as they prepare for the delightful dining experience to come that evening. Linens are brought out, tables are set with sterling silver, fine china, crystal, and fresh flowers. Beautiful music fills the air and candles are lit. Under the knowing eye of Chef Arnaud Cotar, the kitchen is a hive of activity as the finest ingredients are used to create a memorable dining experience. The Wine Cellar has over 12,000 vintages!

AFFILIATIONS

Andrew Harper Recommended
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ACCOLADES & ARTICLES

One of the Top 100 Hotels in the World - Conde Nast Traveler

Read Luxury Travel Magazine article: A Magical Winter Weekend at Blantyre, in the Berkshires

Blantyre has won the 2013 Condé Nast Johansens Award for "Most Excellent Romantic Hideaway" in the United States and Canada

Read Luxury Travel Magazine interview with Blantyre owner Ann Fitzpatrick-Brown

View Good Morning America video: Berkshires: A Beautiful Winter Getaway

Blantyre, Voted "#1 Small Hotel in the USA" by Conde Nast Traveller 2009

Read CNN Travel article: Mass appeal in the Berkshires

Read USA Today article: 10 great places to see through a novelist's eyes

"For a little Brahms to go with your Brie, picnic under the stars at the Tanglewood Music Festival, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the pastoral Massachusetts Berkshires. Under the direction of James Levine, the symphony's opera-rich season kicks off in July." - New York Times - 31 Places to Go This Summer

AWARDS

A-List - Luxury Travel Magazine Award
Conde Nast Gold List
Andrew Harper Award Winner
Conde Nast Johansen's Most Excellent Award
Travel+Leisure World's Best Value
Wine Spectator Grand Award
Forbes 5 Star Award

TRIP TYPE

Business Meeting
Golf Getaway
Pet Friendly
Romantic Getaway
Shopping & Fashion
Villas
Spa & Wellness
Arch/Culture/History
Wedding
Wineries / Wine Tasting

WOW FACTORS

• Guests are "wowed" by Blantyre’s privacy, exclusivity, and rare opportunity to experience what it was like to live in the ’Gilded Age’.
• Blantyre houses the largest wine cellar in New England with over 12,000 bottles worth $2 million dollars!
• Massive book collection -- more than 4,000 books are found in all areas of the property from guest rooms and suites to public areas.
• The Paterson Suite has a chair that declares ‘Marilyn Monroe Sat Here’ and a book with Babe Ruth’s signature.
• Blantyre is one of only four Forbes 5 Star Hotels in Massachusetts. The others are: Boston Harbor Hotel; Four Seasons Hotel Boston; and Mandarin Oriental, Boston.
• Amazing floral arrangements by in-house florist adorn the property’s public areas, as well as guest rooms.

INSIDER TIPS

• Jacket/tie and cocktail attire is required at dinner from Wednesday through Sunday. A "bistro menu" is served on Mondays and Tuesdays and is less formal with jacket only required (no tie).
• Blantyre welcomes children over 12 years of age.
• The hotel transitions one of their tennis courts to a private ice skating rink in winter complete with warming hut.

ACCOMMODATIONS

8 rooms in the main house, including the Paterson Suite
10 rooms in the Carriage House which is attached to the Spa and outdoor pool area
3 private cottages, including one pet-friendly cottage

AMENITIES & SERVICES

All rates include full breakfast, use of ice skating rink, walking trails, tennis courts, croquet lawns, swimming pool, hot tub, steam room and sauna. Room fees do not include 5.7% State Room Tax, 6% Local Room Tax and 18% Household fee.

SPA

Potting Shed Spa - Located in a separate building on the property with a complete menu of services, a common sauna, large hot tub, steam room, fitness area and outdoor heated pool (closed in winter months).

WEDDINGS, EVENTS & MEETINGS

Meetings and Weddings at Blantyre are Full Property Takeovers and exquisitely private…please call or email for more information: http://blantyre.com/contact/

EXPLORE

The beautiful Berkshires area "The Switzerland of America" is known for its vast array of natural and cultural attractions: museums and art galleries, antiques, music festivals, specialty shops, hiking, golf, horse riding, winter sports and much more.

Attractions open all year

Antiquing – Most shops located along Route 7 south from Great Barrington into Sheffield
Clark Art Institute in Williamstown – 45 minutes
Lee Premium Outlets in Lee - 4 minutes - 60 Outlet Stores
Mass MoCA in North Adams – 60 minutes – Open all year – Nation's largest museum of contemporary art
Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge – 15 minutes
Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown – 45 minutes

Attractions open seasonally

Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge – 13 minutes – Open May to Oct
Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge – 12 minutes – Open June to Oct
Chesterwood in Stockbridge – 15 minutes – Open late June to Oct – sculptor
Crane Papermaking Museum in Dalton – 30 minutes – Open June to Oct afternoons
Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio in Lenox – 5 minutes – Open end of June to Columbus Day
Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield – 20 minutes – Open April to Oct
Jacob's Pillow in Becket – 25 minutes – Open late June to late Aug
The Mount – Edith Wharton's Estate & Garden in Lenox – 3 minutes – Open May to Oct
Naumkeag in Stockbridge – 13 minutes – Open late May to Columbus Day
Shakespeare & Company in Lenox – 4 minutes – Performances from June to Sept
Tanglewood Festival in Lenox – 8 minutes – Summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Open July to Labor Day Weekend
Ventfort Hall in Lenox – 5 minutes – Open all year; restricted hours from Nov to May
Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown – 45 minutes – Open mid-June through late-Aug

AIRPORT

Albany International Airport (ALB)

AIRPORT DISTANCE

45 miles

HIGH SEASON

May through October

GETTING THERE

Albany, New York (ALB) - 45 miles / 45 minutes
Hartford, Connecticut (BDL) - 62 miles / 1 hour
Boston (BOS) - 124 miles / 2 hours
New York (JFK) - 157 miles / 3 hours

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