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McKinley House Bed and Breakfast

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505 Hugunin St, Clayton, NY
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McKinley House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 8 Clayton B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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buffalo, ny
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The place is über clean and comfortable. Just know rooms do not have TV and breakfast is adequate. Good location near river and restaurants. Clayton is turning around and a nice place to visit.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Having fled the depressing assemblage of buses, boats, trinket shops and mediocre lodging of Alexandria Bay, I have to say that I had no soaring expectations for Clayton when I rode into town. Much to my surprise, I discovered that Clayton is a nice little river town, with some interesting shops, arts and crafts, the really cool boat museum and... More

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Baldwinsville, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We spent last Sunday night at this very nice B&B in Clayton after attending a show at the opera house. We were both very pleased with the hospitality, clean room and great breakfast. Steve the owner was most hospitable and we will return.

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Peekskill, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed three nights at the McKinley House! Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The inn is perfectly located in walking distance to the riverfront and quaint town. The hosts Steve and Elyse could not have been more accommodating. Breakfasts were delicious and we enjoyed meeting the other guests. We will be sure to stay here when we... More

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Only one block from historic downtown Clayton and the blue waters of the St Lawrence River, one only needs to use a bit of imagination to go back in time and feel what residing in this quaint river town must have been like years ago. The house is everything the reviews said it was...lovely, welcoming, tasteful and spotless. We came... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My family gathered for my mother's 80th birthday and we stayed at the McKinley House. It was simply outstanding. Beautiful grounds and a stunning house. Extremely clean. Comfortable beds. Very quiet. The rooms had air conditioning, which was a godsend. The porch is perfect for sitting in the evening, and the living room area was a nice gathering space where... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I originally discovered this B&B here on TA when researching accommodations for our first ever trip to Clayton, NY for a family reunion over the long July 4th weekend in 2012. We so enjoyed our visit to McKinley House that we booked again for this year and it did NOT disappoint! Steve and Elise are great hosts and it's obvious... More

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New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I was very pleased with McKinley House and with lovely, serene Clayton, NY. The house is beautiful and is kept extremely clean. It was also very quiet. The beds were excellent. I stayed in the Basswood room. There was a really deep bathtub with two shower heads (I only used one. It was a strong shower!) Hostess Elise was very... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The location to the US/Candian border is perfect. The city is set up for walking and viewing the water, with wonderful ice cream, fudge and coffee shops to visit. Loved the downstairs porches and rooms for conversation or TV. The quiche and fresh berries for breakfast was a treat. We stayed one night in the Basswood room. It was very... More

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Rochester, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The owners/hosts Steve and Elise are there to welcome you, show you around the beautiful home, point out all the amenities onsite and call out local places of interest. They could not be nicer if they tried! The rooms are nicely appointed and sparkling clean. The grounds are beautiful and breakfast is very good. They also have a Keurig for... More

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Address: 505 Hugunin St, Clayton, NY
Location: United States > New York > Clayton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Mckinley House Hotel Clayton
Mckinley House b&b

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