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 – 19 rooms available
    • 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.
    • 30 rooms are available
    • Discount rate for BLS is $59 plus tax.
    • 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