A Truly Original Motel in the Heart of the Berkshires

Briarcliff is an authentic 1960’s motel that has been transformed into a contemporary, stylish motor lodge for the 21st Century traveler. In fact, it’s the kind of place that harkens the return of the great American family road trip. Located at the foot of majestic Monument Mountain, our retro digs are the perfect home base for foodies, outdoor adventurers and culture seekers alike. We’re a mere five-minute drive from downtown Great Barrington and its hip blend of entertainment, dining and shopping opportunities. Tons of great hiking, skiing, water sports, outdoor adventure and some of New England’s most spectacular fall foliage are also only minutes away. And if culture is your thing, don’t worry - we’re just down the road from such nationally renowned venues as Tanglewood and The Norman Rockwell Museum. We offer custom packages to help you truly experience what the Berkshires are all about – from action-packed outdoor adventure to an evening picnic on the lawn of Tanglewood. Or put together your own action-packaged adventure. Our staff are experts in not only showcasing the Berkshires, but helping you immerse yourself in the experience as well. So check in … kick back … and make yourself at home in one of our 16 Instagram-worthy rooms. Each showcases a unique contemporary design and feel, offset by soft colors and the latest in stylish furnishings. Enjoy a free, rustic continental breakfast. Shake off the chill by our roaring pellet stove. Unwind in the glow of an outdoor fire pit that’s guaranteed to bring friends, families and strangers together. Discover the Berkshires on two wheels with our seasonal bike rentals. And best of all, bring along your best friend. Yep. Briarcliff is dog friendly. Welcome to the Berkshires’ most unique lodgings. Welcome to Briarcliff.

Close up of a room key with a cup of tea
Poster of all the dogs that have visited Briarcliff
Chalk board at the end of the table

Curated Experiences

We are located at the foot of Monument Mountain, in the heart of the Berkshires and just a five-minute drive from the town of Great Barrington. Briarcliff is a perfect home base for foodies, outdoor adventurers and culture seekers. The Berkshires is filled with unique experiences. And we want to help you make your visit your own. Check out our custom packages or plan your own action-packed adventure with the help of our staff! Here at Briarcliff, we are expert in not only showcasing the best of the Berkshires, but helping you immerse yourself in it.