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The Bernards Inn welcomes guests with the style and elegance of a small European luxury hotel, while preserving the charm of a historic American country inn. It is a AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Recommended property featuring 20 beautifully appointed hotel rooms along with a fine dining restaurant and over 5,500 square feet of private event space.


Located in the quaint hamlet of Bernardsville in the Somerset Hills section of NJ. Hotel is situated across the street from the NJ Transit train station and is just 35 minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport; 55 minutes from New York City; and 90 minutes from Philadelphia.

27 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924



Number of guest rooms

20 (Eleven guestrooms exquisitely redesigned by Interior Designer Jeffrey Haines)

Dining options

Dining areas recently renovated and redesigned by Interior Designer Jeffrey Haines)

  • Library Bar and lounge area with surrounding tables and bar menu
  • The Conservatory for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • The Great Room with fireside dining for an ambiance of relaxed elegance
  • Seasonal al fresco dining on the outdoor terrace Private affairs/meeting rooms:
    Fenwick Ballroom on main floor
  • Silver Vault and Wine Pantry on lower level with private entrance
Executive Chef

Corey W. Heyer

Chef de Cuisine

Alex Spitale

Pastry Chef

Elizabeth Katz

Wine Director / Sommelier

Terri A. Baldwin

Wine collection

1,500 selections and 14,000 bottles in inventory


2015 AAA Four Diamond Award for dining and lodging (19 consecutive years)

“Best of Award of Excellence” from the Wine Spectator (14 consecutive years)

2009 Best “Fresh and Local” New York Times

008 Historic Preservation Award from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission

2008 Best Restaurant of the Year, The Star-Ledger

2007 Sante Restaurant Awards Culinary Hospitality Award (innovative, regional) Wine Hospitality Award (regional, hotel/resort) Service Professional Award (regional)

DiRoNa Award of Excellence (Distinguished Restaurants of North America)


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Contact information

908-766-0002 or 888-766-0002
(fax 908-766-4604).


Harold J. Imperatore