Travel and Lodging for the Leadership Summit

Transportation to Lenox, MA, where the Summit is taking place.

WAM is hoping to provide a shuttle to the theatre from airport or transportation stop.

By Plane:

By Bus:

  • Greyhound/Peter Pan Bus
    • https://peterpanbus.com/
    • Bus Stop: Village Pharmacy, 5 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240
    • Approx. 10 min walk to theatre, 5 min to Rookwood and Garden Gables

By Train

  • Amtrak
    • Website: www.amtrak.com
    • Train Stop: 1 Columbus Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201
    • Approx. 16 minutes (7 miles)
  • Metro North
    • Website: www.mta.info/mnr
    • Train Stop: Wassaic Train Station, Route 22, Amenia, NY 12501
    • Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes (52 miles)

Accommodations in Lenox

  • Shakespeare & Company
    • Website
    • On Site Dorm Rooms
    • Limited Occupancy – 7 rooms available as of 8/5/2017
    • NOTE: Those who are receiving dorm rooms as financial aid can book an extra night at the discounted rate by calling S&Co directly. Please note that S&Co may not have the complete list of names until September 1.
    • Amenities
      • Restrooms down the hall; kitchen, laundry, and a small, basic gym available on the lower level
      • Wi-fi, linens and housekeeping in common areas provided; towels, toiletries and in-room cleaning service (other than upon arrival and departure) not provided. You must bring your own towel.
    • $40 per night for one person, $70 per night for two in a room, all taxes included.
    • Contact Brittney Holland at CoMgr@Shakespeare.org to make arrangements; payment in advance by credit card or upon arrival by cash, check or credit card.
  • Rookwood Inn
    • Website
    • 16 min walk (0.7 mi) from theatre
    • Bed & Breakfast
    • Off-Season rates are being provided to Summit participants, plus an additional 10% discount. Off season rates range from $195-$375. 
    • Call 413-637-9750 to book. Mention Berkshire Leadership Summit to get the off season rates and 10% discount.
    • 20 rooms available. 
    • Inn Amenities
      • Check-in is 3-8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; Check out is by 11 a.m.
      • Full, buffet-style breakfast
      • Individually controlled air-conditioning
      • Private bathroom
      • Telephone with voicemail and unrestricted outgoing and incoming calls to the continental United States
      • Free WiFi

Additional Lodging Options in walking distance to the Summit:

  • The Garden Gables Inn
    • Website
    • 20 min walk (1 mi) from theatre
    • Bed & Breakfast
    • Room rates range from $320.00 to $530.00, not including tax. No discounts available.
    • Amenities
      • Check-in time is 3PM. Check-out time is 11AM.
      • Complimentary full country breakfast is served each morning from 7:30 through 9:45 (coffee and tea are available earlier at 7:00am)
      • Individually controlled air-conditioning
      • Free Wifi
      • Private telephone with voice messaging system
      • Private bathroom
      • The Inn maintains a 10pm–7am quiet time policy designed to ensure a restful environment for you and your fellow guests.
  • The Gateways Inn
    • Website
    • 10 min walk (.5 mi) from theatre
    • Bed & Breakfast
    • Room rates range from $200+, not including tax. 
    • 4 rooms available for booking by Summit participants. No discounts available.
    • Amenities
      • Check-in time is 3PM. Check-out time is 11AM.
      • Complimentary full country breakfast is served each morning from 7:30 through 9:45 (coffee and tea are available earlier at 7:00am)
      • Individually controlled air-conditioning
      • Free Wifi
      • Private telephone with voice messaging system
      • Private bathroom
      • Bar/Restaurant (not available evening of 10/28 due to a wedding onsite)
      • To book one of the 4 available rooms: call 413-637-2532 

Additional lodging options around 4 miles from Summit:
(A shuttle will be provided at the beginning and end of day):

  • **Rooms will be available for booking on September 1. They must be booked by September 27. After that the rooms discount will no longer apply. 
  • 30 rooms are available 
  • Discount rate for BLS is $109 plus tax. 
    • BLS Booking
    • Amenities
      • On The House hot breakfast with over 25 different items to start each day
      • Hot beverages 24 hours a day
      • Fresh cookies at check-in
      • Wireless Internet access in guestroom and lobby area
      • Indoor pool
      • Fitness center
      • Local phone calls and no surcharge for long distance calls made with a credit card
      • Hilton HHonors® loyalty program that offers both points and miles for free travel
  • Hotel
  • Booking
    • call 413 442 4000 and mention that you are with the Berkshire Leadership Summit.
    • 5 rooms available as of 8/4/2017 
    • Discount rate for BLS is $59 plus tax.
    • NOTE: Those who are receiving hotel rooms as financial aid can book an extra night at the discounted rate by calling the hotel directly. Please note the hotel may not have the complete list of names until September 1.
    • NOTE: The owner of the Howard Johnson also owns the Days Inn at 194 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, MA. We have the same discount at that hotel. So, if you call to book for Howard Johnson and that is full, please ask for a room at the Days Inn with the same code. The shuttle will also pick up at the Days Inn. 
    • Amenities
      • Check-in Kiosk
      • Coffee/Tea Maker
      • Early Check-in/Late Check-out Available
      • Express Check-in and Check-out
      • Free Breakfast
      • Free WiFi
      • Hairdryer
      • Hot Tub Onsite
      • Pool – Outdoor
      • Sauna