Amherst's "Living Room"

The Lord Jeffery Inn Reopens, Along with Amherst’s “Living Room”

Submitted on Friday, 2/3/2012, at 10:52 AM


By Peter Rooney

Opening day was fast approaching and General Manager Robert Reeves was a whirling dervish of energy as he led an impromptu tour through the Lord Jeffery Inn, just days before its official opening on Thursday, Jan. 5 and more than three years after it closed for extensive renovations. On today’s to-do list for Reeves and his crew: unload boxes, hang paintings, clean construction dust, arrange restaurant furniture, begin staff training and compile invitation lists for various opening events.

The Renovation of the Lord Jeffery Inn

The announcement of the new Lord Jeffery Inn renovation project—which had been put on hold for several months—was the subject of stories in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Amherst Bulletin and Republican, as well as on WWLP-TV and