(Please contact Bela Breslau directly by email or by calling 413.522.6394. There may be rooms available that do not show up on reservation sites, as well as special offers.)

Bela's B&B Sign
Bela's B&B

We have two elegant rooms, each with a private bath. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. Enjoy the serene and private setting, knowing you are 10 minutes from Greenfield and Old Deerfield and just 25 minutes from Amherst and Northampton.

Deerfield Academy, Eaglebrook School and Bement School are located in Old Deerfield just over the Pocumtuck Ridge behind the B&B. People come from all over the country to ride on the Scenic Bikeway that runs past our place along the Connecticut River. We are in the heart of the Pioneer Valley with its many tourist attractions and close to Yankee Candle and the newer Kringle Candle. The Five College Consortium, composed of Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts, enriches the area in many ways.

Free Passes! Bela’s B&B is pleased to provide guests with complimentary passes (valued at $14/person) that allow guests free entrance to Historic Deerfield. See link to website below.

Breakfasts at Bela’s B&B are full-serve and hearty with great coffee, fresh and ground daily. Bela serves organic and locally grown produce when possible and often includes fresh-baked muffins and baked goods.

The Shintaido Center onsite has a 40-by-64-foot great room (dojo) and has been the perfect venue for business seminars, dance companies, meditation, singing and meditation groups as well as many movement workshops.

Getting here is easy. We are two and one half hours from Boston’s Logan airport, three hours from NYC, approximately one hour and fifteen minutes from the Hartford airport, and only 12 minutes from Route 91.

Room Rental Rates:

Sugarloaf Room -- Master bedroom with private bath, antique clawfoot tub, and shower. $179.00 per night*
Pocumtuck Room -- with private bathroom and shower. $159.00 per night*
Sleeping space in the great room/dojo -- with shared bathroom/shower. $169.00 per night*. Futon-style beds. A unique sleeping experience in this huge, beautiful, light-filled space.

Pictures of the Rooms

Sugarloaf Room
Sugarloaf Room
Sugarloaf Room
Sugarloaf Room
Sugarloaf Room
Sugarloaf Room
Sugarloaf Room
Pocumtuck Room
Pocumtuck Room
Pocumtuck Room
Pocumtuck Room
Pocumtuck Room
Dojo Bedroom
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"The space is amazing. I felt at home, and Bela felt like family. It was a privilege to be welcomed into such an environment and experience all it has to offer!"
Mark K.

Guest Policies

§ Check-in time is between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., or by special arrangement. Please let us know when you will be arriving so that we can be here to greet you.

§ Check-out time is 11:30 a.m.

§ Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and will be confirmed by Bela’s B&B. Most major credit cards are accepted. A nonrefundable reservation fee in the amount of $1.00 may be charged when the reservation is received by Bela’s B&B.

§ Minimum Stay. There is a two-night minimum stay.

§ Children over 12 years of age are welcome.

§ Extra Bed. There is an additional charge of $40.00 per fold-out futon style bed. There is room for one extra futon in B&B rooms and for multiple fold-outs in the great room/dojo.

§ Gift Certificates are available!

§ Allergies and Dietary restrictions. Notify us ahead of time and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

§ Pets. We have a cat named Lily. She is not allowed in the guest rooms. Because of Lily, we ask that guests do not bring their own pets.

§ Cancellations. If your plans change, please notify us at least 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival date. After that, we will make every attempt to find others to take your room, however, when that is not possible, you remain responsible for payment of the original dates reserved.

§ Smoking. Bela’s B&B is a smoke-free environment except for a designated outdoor area.

§ Bela’s B&B’s Japanese influence. When possible we ask that guests do not wear outdoor shoes inside so we have slippers available. Please feel free to bring your own slippers.


Bela is a long-time practitioner of Amma, the Japanese shiatsu bodywork technique. You can schedule a session with Bela in advance or while you're here.

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Real estate

Bela is a Realtor and enjoys working with folks who are interested in exploring moving to this beautiful area. Real estate Profile

Our address:

Bela's B&B
595B River Road
Deerfield, MA 01342

Please contact Bela Breslau or call 413.522.6394.


Please print out these directions and bring with you. Online GPS systems are not always reliable in our area. Please call if you have questions (or get lost!) Directions to Bela's B&B


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