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Bel Air Room

Rich, deep and red. This dramatic room has a king bed, featuring a down comforter, vintage throw pillows, and a television. In the bathroom, you will find our largest antique claw-foot tub with shower.

  • King bed
  • Private bath with an antique claw-foot tub with shower
  • TV with cable
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning

Please Note: This room has a traditional claw foot bath tub with a shower and a wrap around shower curtain. There are no grab bars and you have to step up into the bathtub. This room is not good for people with restricted mobility.

The Story Behind the Name…

Bel Air Room

belair-room-historyCaptain Robert Shaw Oliver of Albany, and his wife Marion, constructed their home on this site in 1873 (replaced in 1896 by the Struthers’ “Wynnstay”). This room overlooks the site of the former “Bel Air” mansion, the home where Mrs. Oliver grew up.

Unfortunately, Bel Air was destroyed by fire a century later. She was the niece of the Haggertys, the original owners of Ventfort Hall, which was moved across the street and renamed Bel Air when the Morgans constructed the current Ventfort Hall. Marion was also the daughter of William Rathbone, who constructed the first Wyndhurst mansion, now Cranwell Resort.

"I want to take the time to let you know what a nice and relaxing time Irene and I had during our stay at Hampton Terrace last weekend. Your recommendations for dining and the Clark Art Institute were exactly what we wanted to do during our time in Lenox. You are a very gracious host and Atticus was a nice touch to the ambiance of the inn………..Thanks from me also, Stan. We had a great weekend and did not care what the weather brought. Your home is very warm and inviting and you are a most gracious host. We have already recommended your bed and breakfast to my mother who plans to visit this summer. I have also gotten some decorating ideas for the home we will be buying soon. Thank you again."
Patrick and Irene