Welcome to the Wellsworth Hotel

Gracefully blending historic touches with a contemporary feel and resort-style amenities, the Wellsworth Hotel near Sturbridge, MA, is the ideal setting for work and leisure. Our stately hotel preserves the architectural heritage of the American Optical Company, an eyeglass and optics manufacturer and innovator that called Southbridge, MA, home for 160 years. Today, guests feel the grandeur of an earlier era within the brick façade as they ascend the grand, spiral staircase and mingle by the hand-carved marble fireplace. This is history, hotel and home, redefined.

Our Accommodations

King Guest Rooms

King Guest Rooms

These upscale guest rooms feature one king-size bed made up with premium linens and plush pillows.

Double Queen Guest Rooms

Double Queen Guest Rooms

These double guest rooms feature two queen-size beds made up with premium linens and plush pillows.


Dining is an essential element in the Wellsworth Hotel guest experience. From hearty breakfasts at the contemporary Visions Restaurant, bathed in light through dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, to New England-style comfort food and craft beers at Shades Lounge, to outdoor dining in The Courtyard during the warmer months, our Southbridge, MA, restaurants are perfect for any taste and occasion.

Shades lounge

Savor a dinner of traditional New England favorites at Shades Lounge, while sampling an array of draft beers, a cocktail or glass of wine. In the warmer months, continue the evening outside in The Courtyard, with outdoor dining options.

Visions Restaurant

Catering to a variety of tastes, Visions is open for breakfast, as well as private luncheons and dinners.


All 203 guest rooms and suites feature high-end amenities suited for business and leisure travel. Our fully equipped Focus Fitness Center, Shades Lounge, Visions Restaurant and The Courtyard, with a firepit and outdoor games, offer diversion for the off-hours, whether you’re sneaking in a workout or relaxing over cocktails with colleagues.

Meetings & Conferences

Our 24,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event facilities and award-winning service set Wellsworth Hotel apart as the best IACC Certified Meeting Venue in Central New England. Our meeting spaces are modern and sophisticated, while still reflecting our tranquil New England location.

Whether it’s a company retreat for 300 guests or a low-key executive board meeting, our premier Massachusetts conference center and flexible spaces can be tailored to suit your event.

Weddings & Events

The beautiful architecture and interiors of the Wellsworth Hotel near Sturbridge, MA, set a one-of-a-kind backdrop for your distinctive wedding or special event. Our modern, stylish wedding and event venues offer a touch of contemporary sophistication in a stately setting, including a grand marble staircase ideal for photos. Our event-planning team will work with you to create the day of your dreams, from welcome cocktail hours through to the reception. 


Browse our photo gallery to view images of our modern hotel and conference center in Southbridge, Massachusetts, just moments from historic Sturbridge. Be sure to view our spacious guest rooms, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, and stylish lounge.

Our Story

Read about the Wellsworth Hotel history, what’s going on around the hotel, our accolades and how we are involved with our local Southbridge, Massachusetts, community.

Explore the area

The Wellsworth Hotel is conveniently located in the historical town of Southbridge, Massachusetts – just 4 miles north of the Connecticut border and minutes from historic Sturbridge and Brimfield, the antique capital of New England. Nature lovers can fish or camp on Webster Lake, attend a local horse show or play a round on an 18-hole championship golf course. Less than an hour from Boston, Springfield, Hartford and Providence, Southbridge is the perfect small-town getaway in the heart of New England.

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Packages & Specials

I only have eyes for you

In celebration of our rebranding, we are excited to present our special seasonal package. This package delivers exceptional value with inclusions like overnight accommodations, an in-room bottle of champagne and chocolates, access to a library of romantic comedy movies, and late check-out.

Tree House Brewing

Craft beer enthusiasts can take advantage of our great location, just 6 miles from the world-renowned Tree House Brewing Company, with this Tree House package.

Family Fun

Reconnect with your family while you immerse yourselves in local history at Old Sturbridge Village, a “must-see” New England attraction that depicts life in an early 19th-century rural village setting featuring costumed historians, antique buildings, water-powered mills, and a working farm.