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Inn at the Shaker Mill Farm

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40 Cherry Lane, Canaan, NY 12029
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Inn at the Shaker Mill Farm
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The smell alone should deter anyone from staying here. The beds are wildly uncomfortable and the shower is like being in a coffin. The overall vibe is creepy. Hands down the worst place I have ever stayed.

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This place is not for everybody but it fit our needs perfectly. The grounds are beautiful with views of the mountains and a running stream in the backyard. It's atmosphere makes you feel totally surrounded by nature. The downstairs living rooms are the house's most outstanding feature. A huge circular fireplace in the middle of the room gives the house... More 

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New York, NY
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21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Shaker Mill Farm Inn is one of my favorite places to stay in all upstate. The setting is fabulous - you arrive down a small lane to the two and a half century old stone old mill house, far back from Route 22, with views across a meadow to a beautiful hill. The back of the property is adjacent to... More 

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Cleveland, OH
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The inn is located by a beautiful stream and is managed by a delightful husband and wife innkeeping team. Our room was clean and comfortable and had a large bed which afforded a restful night's sleep. A plus was the fact that this is a historic building with thick stone walls and refreshingly simple decor. Many B&Bs are too frilly... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

My wife and I were visiting grand kids at camp and this B&B was one that did not require 2 night minimum....The website made the place look and sound worth taking a chance...we were aghast at their "no frills" accomodations.....the room was slightly better than I imagine a jail cell to be....the smell was not pleasant....the furniture in the den... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

Ingram and Tricia are not only excellent innkeepers, they are up on almost every issue on the American political landscape. It is a perfect place for a writing seminar. It has a magical fireplace that inspires conversation and general good feeling. And to top it off, the huge sunroom in the inn has perfect view of a waterfall that flows... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
57 hotel reviews
353 helpful votes 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

We stayed at the Inn after my parents recommended it (they had stayed here ten years ago) and it didn’t disappoint us a decade later. It’s located conveniently close to the Taconic State Parkway (for a hassle free ride into New York city), right next to the fascinating Shaker villages of Hancock and Mt Lebanon (for those who are culturally/historically... More 

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White Plains, NY
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

My wife and I found this inn in 2002 on our first trip to the Berkshires. I was drawn to its historical pedigree (I admit I am a history professor), and the building did not disappoint. The place is rustic, and it suits both it and the innkeeper, Ingram, who is a fascinating and friendly fellow. The landscape itself is... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2009

I recently stayed at this Inn for a few days with my partner and adult children. The innkeeper Ingram was very nice and pretty helpful. The rooms are basic, no frills to be sure. The bathrooms/showers are tiny and the stalls pretty run down. The Inn is a combination of quaint charm and dated ambience. Carpet is worn, furnishings are... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2008

I couldn't have a more different experience than the previous review. Perhaps we were fortunate to get a room on the first floor, in which the floors were wood and not carpeted, but we found this place to be a real gem (not to mention blissfully chintz-free), and a very good deal. The rooms are simple but pleasant, and the... More 

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Address: 40 Cherry Lane, Canaan, NY 12029
Location: United States > New York > Canaan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Inn At The Shaker Mill Farm Hotel Canaan

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