The 1896 House has acknowledged tough economic times by lowering room rates to 2006 levels, and in addition has an array of packages that combine lodging with art, food, relaxation, and luxury.

Room rates range from $119 to $229 weekdays, and $124 to $289 weekends.

The MoCA & Meal Package includes room, gourmet dining, micro-brew or wine, and two tickets to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.  Price is room rate plus $89.

The Stay & Sup Package focuses on those who want a night away with a casual supper from the 1896 House comfort food menu. Price is room rate plus $69.

The Lazy Day Package, offered on luxury suites only, includes in-suite massage, whirlpool, take-home basket of goodies, and full country candlelight breakfast for two. Price is room rate plus $199.

The Day Spa & Dine Package includes a visit to In Touch, a local day spa with outdoor hot tub and massage service, dinner at the 1896 House, and house wine or craft beer. Price is room rate plus $269.

The 1896 House Inn and Country Lodgings is an upscale three building lodging and dining campus featuring a variety of seven guest room types and rates, from posh and elegant to practical and affordable, as well as the ‘6 House Pub restaurant & bar.  Accommodations consist of Barnside luxury suites - a distinctive and romantic Bed and Breakfast, and two traditional and classic New England inns, Brookside Motel and Pondside Motel.

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