The Publick House Historic Inn

The Publick House Historic Inn

About The Publick House Historic Inn

Publick House Historic Inn, Sturbridge, MA, is nestled on acres of beautiful countryside in the heart of New England. It is where delicious homemade food and comfortable lodging come together as your home away from home. Through the years, this historical destination has grown into a landmark in Sturbridge, MA, offering two charming restaurants that boast a dining experience from an era that has long passed. Whether you are seeking a romantic weekend for two, looking for a restaurant that offers fine dining or a convenient meeting place, planning a bridal shower or want the perfect venue for your dream wedding weekend retreat, the Publick House welcomes you. We can assist you organizing hay rides around the grounds, bonfires and many other activities for the enjoyment of your group.

In 1791, Colonel Ebenezer Crafts planted the tall magnificent elm trees which shade the Publick House today. These amazing trees surround the Publick House and Sturbridge Common keeping Colonel Crafts' spirit alive.

Publick House Historic Inn and Country Lodge has 10 meeting and conference rooms that can host up to 300 guests. Paige Hall is the largest of the indoor spaces.

Publick House Historic Inn has three suites and 14 guest rooms. The Chamberlain House features 12 suites and eight guest rooms. The Country Lodge offers 63 guest rooms. In addition, there will be complimentary coffee and pastries with all of the accommodations.  

Public House Historic Inn features traditional New England-style dining and true Yankee hospitality. Come and relish in the ambience of our Historic Tap Room or Ebenezer's Tavern while enjoying a delectable meal from our expansive menu and complementing your entree with one of our specialty drinks. Our chef has been loyal to the traditional favorites, while also expanding the selections to include modern twists and a gluten-free menu. Sample lobster mac and cheese in Ebenezer's Tavern, paired with a clean, fruity chardonnay. Enjoy the pan-roasted salmon course in our Tap Room, and finish with the delicious old-fashioned, deep-dish apple pie. Both restaurants offer their own unique vintage-inspired atmospheres. Don’t forget to visit our bake shop at the end of your dining experience.  

Publick House Inn includes many guest services and amenities, such as eight private banquet and meeting rooms, two restaurants and a full bar, an on-site bakery and a Yankee gift shop. With an outdoor party tent and 100 overnight guest rooms, Publick House offers a team of professional event planners and caterers and exclusive catering menus for all meetings and events. For its suites and guest rooms, the inn has complimentary wireless Internet access and audio-visual equipment rentals on site. Technology services include fax, photocopies and messaging. Lastly, the Publick House Inn and Country Lodge facilitates convenient and complimentary parking for you and your guests.