The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA
231 River Street, North Adams, MA

The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

231 River Street
North Adams, MA 01247
The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams
231 River Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Maximum Capacity: 50 people
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Opened in July 2001, the Porches Inn consists of seven renovated Victorian-era buildings that originally provided housing for the area’s mill workers. Located across the street from MASS MoCA, Porches’ guest rooms and public spaces employ a clever synthesis of retro and contemporary designs. The inn’s 47 rooms and suites are fully wired, offering WiFi and high-speed DSL internet access, dual phone lines and complimentary DVDs. The inn features a year-round outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, bonfire pit, fitness room and meeting rooms for retreats and special events.

Whether you come here for a company retreat, a gathering of friends & family, or a wedding celebration, we strive to make your visit a relaxing, productive and memorable one. Porches offers a number of amenities to enhance your time with us, including free WiFi, A/V equipment, a business “nook” available 24/7, several function rooms and much more.
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The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams

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The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North AdamsThe Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North AdamsThe Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — The Board Room, located in the Reception Building and
perfect for executive “think tanks” and brainstorming sessions, offers old-fashioned blackboard walls and can accommodate up to 25.The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — In the mood to sit around a bonfire and trade camp stories? The bonfire pit is the perfect place
to do it – we’ll even get it started for you! We keep a huge pile of wood and kindling ready to
spark up and keep you toasty. Gather ‘round with your colleagues and enjoy a tradition that we
country folk hold dear.The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — The Breakfast Room, located in the Reception Building, is suitable for private luncheons, break out sessions and dinners for up to 24 people.The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — Building 7, located just behind the Reception Building and
adjacent to the pool, is a spacious room with a 20’
ceiling and comfortably accommodates up to 25
people. This former schoolhouse overlooks the 14x38’ heated lap pool and houses our sauna. Armed with a
60” wall-mounted Sony HD TV, iPod Docking Station, Wii
and Surround Sound, our state-of-the-art technology
assists guests in carrying out effective maneuvers, whether on PowerPoint or Wii! Ask about post-meeting gaming options!The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — Whether for a company retreat, a gathering of friends & family, or a wedding celebration, we strive to make your visit a relaxing, productive and memorable one. Porches offers a number of amenities to enhance your time with us, including free WiFi, A/V equipment, a business “nook” available 24/7, function rooms and more. During free time, guests enjoy our year-round heated outdoor pool with heated deck, bonfire pit, woodland gazebo, sauna, fitness center, DVD players in room (free movies available) and cocktails in our living room. Our fresh, healthful Continental breakfast is included in the room rate, providing extra value. There are plenty of cultural activities to enjoy – from top-notch theater to cutting-edge contemporary art. Porches is located in the northern Berkshire hills, near the highest peak in MA (Mt. Greylock), incredible rivers, bike paths to explore, and broad swaths of fields to daydream in. Get out and enjoy all the incredible outdoor recreation there is to offer!The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — Our Woodland Gazebo, located at the top of our wooded hill, is wired for both power and the Internet; consider this space for an executive retreat.The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North AdamsThe Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — Our 14x38-ft heated outdoor pool, surrounded by a radiant-heated stone patio, is ready for your year-round enjoyment, 24 hours a day! Do your laps in the morning to gear up for a
productive day. Take an afternoon sunbathing break or cool off with a rejuvenating dip. A sauna, shower and changing rooms are located in adjacent Building 7.The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — The Woodland Glen, located in the woodland garden at the top of the hill behind our pool - is perfect for a alternative meeting space, breakout session or teambuilding activity; your group will be inspired by sights and sounds of nature.
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Building 7Photos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 30 people
Building 7, The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA, North Adams — Building 7, located just behind the Reception Building and
adjacent to the pool, is a spacious room with a 20’
ceiling and comfortably accommodates up to 25
people. This former schoolhouse overlooks the 14x38’ heated lap pool and houses our sauna. Armed with a
60” wall-mounted Sony HD TV, iPod Docking Station, Wii
and Surround Sound, our state-of-the-art technology
assists guests in carrying out effective maneuvers, whether on PowerPoint orWii! Ask about post-meeting gaming options!
Building 7, located just behind the Reception Building and adjacent to the pool, is a spacious room with a 20’ ceiling and comfortably accommodates up to 25 people. This former schoolhouse overlooks the 14x38’ heated lap pool and houses our sauna. Armed with a 60” wall-mounted Sony HD TV, iPod Docking Station, Wii and Surround Sound, our state-of-the-art technology assists guests in carrying out effective maneuvers, whether on PowerPoint orWii! Ask about post-meeting gaming options!

Photos published with permission of The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

Supported Layouts and Capacities
Theater
Capacity: 30 People
Classroom - 18"
Capacity: 20 People
Reception
Capacity: 30 People
U-Shape
Capacity: 20 People
Conference
Capacity: 25 People
Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
Features
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Ceiling Height (in feet): 20
  • Ceiling Height (in meters): 6.1
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 20 x 24
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 6.096 x 7.3152
The Board RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 15 people 323 sq ft 30 sq meter
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