Your Home Away From Home

Modern comforts in an authentic New England Inn

 The beautiful, centuries-old Cornell Inn is located in the heart of the historic village of Lenox, just up the road from Tanglewood and a short stroll from the restaurants, shops, galleries, and boutiques of Main Street.  The bed and breakfast is comprised of three period style buildings, situated on 4 exquisite acres of beautifully groomed gardens, complete with a waterfall and pond; an oasis of privacy and serenity. 

Location location location ...

 The inn is positioned at the base of well-known Kennedy Park, a wooded nature preserve with 180 acres of trails for hiking, biking, walking, running, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

A place for all seasons

28 guest rooms and suites, some possessing lofts, and others which can be combined into suites.  19 with wood-burning fireplaces.  We are open year-round, welcoming wedding parties, family reunions, corporate guests and extended stay vacations, as well.  

all the comforts of home, and then some!

Breakfast is served in our dining room in the main house, or on the adjacent decks.

Breakfast--a perfect start to every day!


We are delighted to be recognized for our hearty and delicious breakfasts! Unique recipes and fresh ingredients make for mouthwatering breakfasts which you will come to dream about!  Breakfast is served from 8 until 10 AM daily with warm sunshine and mountain air on our deck with views of our waterfall and pond; or in our glass-surrounded breakfast room with gorgeous views of our grounds and a wood-burning fireplace, in season.

Dining available on the deck next to a small fish pond and waterfall, weather permitting.

Relax! You deserve it

 During the afternoon and evenings, join us for complimentary snacks, coffee, tea, and seasonal treats like hot apple cider from a local orchard or a frosty glass of lemonade. Our pub is only steps away, for those who prefer "adult" beverages.

A small pub is located in the Main House, for our guests.

21st Century Amenities

  We offer a variety of amenities to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. Cable and complimentary high-speed wireless internet are available in every room. 19 rooms contain wood-burning fireplaces and many include jetted bath tubs.  Suites and family-friendly or long-term units can also be reserved.

our rooms and suites / floor plans

The MacDonald House, c. 1777


Steps away from the Main House porches and dining, our oldest home features porches, fireplaces, and jetted tubs in most rooms.

The Main House, c. 1888


The original inn is home to our dining area for breakfast and afternoon treats, our private pub and the main deck area complete with fish pond.

The Carriage House, c. 1889


Steps to the north of the Main House, the carriage house features 8 rooms and suites, with the option to reserve adjoining rooms for groups.


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The Cornell Inn

203 Main St Lenox MA 01240


Front Desk Hours

8am - 8pm