231 River StreetNorth Adams, MA, 01247Phone: 413-664-0400
Celebrate in big style, even on a small budget, at this exquisite boutique inn
You want to celebrate in big style, but with a small wedding budget? The Porches Inn, across the street from Mass MoCA, can help make that happen. The whimsical boutique inn, a series of connected Victorian row houses and long welcoming veranda, specializes in intimate gatherings that have a certain flair, whether they are held high on top of a woodland hill, in a garden gazebo, in a studio with a grand piano, a room with old-fashioned blackboard walls or a venue with 20-foot ceilings and walls filled with contemporary art. Working with local event planners and caterers, the inn’s staff will help you turn your fantasy about your wedding day into a worry-free, eminently Instagrammable occasion.
297 North StreetPittsfield, MA, 01201Phone: 413-358-4741
Make your wedding as individual, and as affordable, as you want at this boutique hotel
Individual tastes and needs are part of the tradition at the Hotel on North, which means your desire to keep your wedding on budget will be honored by the Berkshire hotel’s experienced staff. Let them help you plan the wedding of your dreams, as well as everything from rehearsal dinners to farewell brunches. Shire Hall, with centuries-old exposed brick, vintage chandeliers, 11-foot ceilings and panoramic windows, is a classic wedding venue, reflecting the hotel’s 19th-century heritage as a haberdashery. It’s a beautiful space for a banquet or reception. The hotel’s passionate culinary staff will work with you to customize your menu, and the hotel offers a curated list of service providers from florists to entertainers.
At this mountain resort, you can have affordable and breathtaking at the same time
Affordable and breathtaking at the same time: With the help of an experienced wedding and catering team, that’s what your big day can be like at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort. Say your “I do’s” after riding a chairlift up the mountain to the summit, with the valley stretching below you. Or get married before a babbling brook or in front of a huge stone fireplace in a lodge. Have your reception in one of two lodges with stone patios and fire pits or in a cozy country inn room with mountainside vistas. The resort’s caterers can make your reception meal as simple or spectacular as you like. And your guests will love the mountain-village feel of the resort, with its courtyards, restaurants and lodging.
30 Main StreetStockbridge, MA, 01262Phone: 413-298-5545
Historic inn provides picturesque weddings that fit your vision, theme – and budget
At the elegant, historic Red Lion Inn, the culinary staff approaches weddings with this idea: Whether it’s an intimate dinner party or a gathering of 50, they will ensure your reception fits your vision, your theme – and your budget. That attitude guides everyone at the inn as you plan your ceremony in an antique-filled room or on a flower-filled courtyard and your reception on a farm table in an antique firehouse or outside among the flowers. The inn offers everything from cocktail parties to formal sit-down dinners, with food that emphasizes natural flavors and local ingredients. And everything is customizable to suit your individual ideas and tastes. Make it a destination wedding: The lodging options range from inn rooms to an antique firehouse!