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We Welcome You To the Publick House Historic Inn

The Publick House Historic Inn and Country Lodge, located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, is your home away from home. Whether for an overnight business trip, special wedding night, or a family vacation, our professional staff at the Publick House looks forward to taking care of you during your stay.

The biggest compliment for us is the returning guests. It warms our hearts to hear a guest say they enjoyed our accommodations so much during our last visit that they’re returning, or that they heard about us from someone they know and just had to come to the Publick House to experience it for themselves. We’ve become a tradition passed on from generation to generation and we couldn’t be happier.

Because our accommodations span three facilities, there’s always enough room and hospitality to go around.

Come on in and experience the warmth, the friendliness, and the welcoming spirit known as the Publick House Historic Inn.

Our seasonal outdoor swimming pool, located adjacent to the Country Motor Lodge, is currently open for the summer 2023 season.

Pet-friendly rooms are available in the Country Motor Lodge, and may also be available in limited quantities in the Tillyer House, based on availability. A pet fee is applied to any guest room with pets, unless the guest can provide documentation that the pet is a service animal.

Free overnight parking is available only for Publick House lodging guests. Our parking lots are typically able to accommodate trucks, RVs and trailers, but guests may wish to contact us directly to inquire about availability for truck or trailer parking.

The Publick House has a strict NO SMOKING policy. Smoking in any guest room or indoor area (including tobacco, marijuana, and vaping or e-cigarettes) will result in a minimum charge of $250.00.

Historic Inn

The Publick House Historic Inn was established in 1771 and maintains its 18th century ambiance while providing 21st century comforts. Our 17 guest rooms in this historical setting are decorated with period antiques or reproductions.

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…The experienced exceeded our expectations in every way… Our spacious room was updated with comfortable bed & excellent amenities. The dinner in the old Inn was excellent and the colonial ambience would be difficult to surpass…

Chamberlain House

Chamberlain House, which was once an old farmhouse that offered overnight accommodations, was reopened in 2016 after renovating the farmhouse portion and adding new construction that now features 20 guest rooms, including 12 suites. These rooms are designed for those staying in the area on business or spending the weekend with friends and family celebrating a wedding or special event.

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Chamberlain House


…We booked the Chamberlain Building. The bed was very comfortable and allowed us great sleep. The special touches in the lobby such as gas fire place to warm your cold hands, hot coffee to warm your tummy and beautiful grounds full of color made this an ideal romantic vacation…

Country Lodge

The Country Motor Lodge, just a short walk from the Main Inn and nestled in an apple orchard, opened in 1960. The Country Motor Lodge offers 63 standard hotel rooms and overlooks the Publick House and is connected via private walkway and road to the Inn.

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Bed was comfortable and room was clean. The property itself is very nice and has beautiful flowers and plants throughout.

Tillyer House

Tillyer House is our newest addition, opened in October 2018. Located to the right of the Publick House Historic Inn, offering 28 overnight rooms, fitness room, spa, and large sitting areas in the lobby and throughout for guests to gather and relax while enjoying their accommodations. Each room offers two queen-size beds, refrigerator, in-room safe, and walk-in shower (some rooms also have standard bathtubs).

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