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Arbor Inn at Griffin House

3919 Griffin Road, Clinton, NY 13323
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Arbor Inn at Griffin House
Ranked #1 of 6 Clinton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable accommodations just about a half mile off the Hamilton campus. Coffee maker is there just outside the room. Breakfast is in the dining room or in the breakfast area by the kitchen. We enjoy talking with Ellen and Dave during breakfast, and they could not be more accomodating. We feel so at home here we had to remember that... More

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Beverly Hills, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

One of the places that is managed by Arbor Inn is at 12 William Street right in the Village. The place is perfectly done, not old fashioned but rather just tastefully done. It isn't part of a house but rather sort of like an apartment with its own front door - cool. The amenities and service were just great. And... More

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Englewood, NJ
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Our family has stayed in the Williams Street apartments twice while our daughter was visiting Hamilton. The two units are really well situated right in the town of Clinton. Each visit, after the drive from the New York City area, we always look forward to checking in the room and the walking to Nola's for dinner. In the morning, my... More

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Buffalo, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My husband and I spend the weekend at the inn with another couple and from beginning to end it was a perfect experience. Ellen and Dave don't miss a detail! You're greeted at the door and welcomed as friends. All the travelers coming in seemed to be very relaxed and made to feel at home. Breakfast was outstanding...you can choose... More

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Grand Island, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

January 26,2014 - We just returned home from a lovely weekend at the Arbor Inn of Clinton. Our accommodations were impeccable! The Rockport Suite was cozy and comfortable on a blustery, cold weekend. Dave and Ellen were wonderful hosts. Our breakfasts were delicious! Ellen served a garden vegetable crustless quiche with fresh fruit and homemade breakfast breads on Saturday and... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This was our second stay at this beautiful and well-managed Inn. The first was in mid-September, 2013 for a long weekend. Most recent visit was Jan 10-23. On both visits, Pru was consulting (leadership training) with Hamilton College. In September we stayed in the lovely Vineyard room (Pru's favorite) and in January the Berkshire spacious suite was ideal for our... More

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Washington, DC
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I recently stayed at the Arbor Inn for 8 nights while leading a seminar at Hamilton. This was my third visit to the B&B. it is under new ownership and still equally delightful and charming. Ellen prepared a delicious hot breakfast every morning with fresh fruit, homemade breads and muffins, juice, and homemade granola. My favorite was eggs Benedict with... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at the Arbor Inn for a weekend when we visited our son at Colgate. The Inn is lovely and comfortable. We stayed in the Nantucket Room, which was immaculate, cozy, and very pretty. Innkeepers Ellen and Dave are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious and it is very pleasant to eat with fellow... More

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White Plains, NY US
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We had a great weekend at the Arbor inn. The new owners had only been there a few weeks, but they clearly know what they are doing. They create a warm and welcoming environment for your visit, with a delicious breakfast and very comfortable rooms. Very convenient to Hamilton College. When we are in the area we will definitely return.

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Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin House, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words! We hope you will stay with us when you come to visit in Clinton again. More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Arbor Inn for 4 days while visiting Hamilton College and Colgate University. The Inn was very nicely appointed and very clean, and the breakfast was excellent. Proprietors Dave and Ellen are very friendly and personable. It was an all-around great experience and I highly recommend the Arbor Inn.

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Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We enjoyed having you stay with us and getting to visit with you. We hope you will be back many times if your daughter chooses Hamilton or Colgate as her college choice. More

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Additional Information about Arbor Inn at Griffin House

Address: 3919 Griffin Road, Clinton, NY 13323
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Location: United States > New York > Clinton
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Clinton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An exceptional lodging choice in the midst of Oneida County’s "Getaway Region" offering five guest rooms and suites in a picturesque upstate New York country setting. The Arbor Inn at Griffin House is located just 10 minutes and four turns away from exit #32 (Westmoreland) off the NYS Thruway) and on this short drive to the inn you will pass through the beautiful Hamilton College campus (chartered in 1812). Our ideal location makes us a popular choice for overnight lodging when traveling across the state or as a base when planning your upstate New York vacation. Guests enjoy our quiet setting on five peaceful acres but appreciate our close proximity to the picturesque Village of Clinton where they may stroll back in time to a village filled with one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and cafes. During the summer months, you might be lucky enough to take in a Tuesday night concert on our "New England-style" village green or shop at the weekly Farmer’s Market held Thursdays throughout the summer.Bed & Breakfast accommodations are offered in five well appointed guest rooms and suites located in both the Main House and the Courtyard Wing. Our 1800’s property has been beautifully renovated and expanded resulting in a wonderful combination of elegance and vintage charm. Amenities for the most discerning of travelers include complimentary wireless internet access, private baths, televisions, 24 hour coffee/tea availability and breakfast served each morning. The well kept grounds are filled with gardens and the front porch is the perfect spot for enjoying the upstate New York surroundings. ... more   less 

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