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The Woodruff House Bed and Breakfast

8219 River Street, PO Box 385, Elizabethtown, NY 12932
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you are looking for a quiet getaway in the Adirondack Mountains, but don't want to deal with the hustle and bustle of Lake Placid, this beautifully restored Victorian home built in the 1850s in Elizabethtown, NY., is a great choice. Located about 30 minutes east of Lake Placid and about 30 minutes west of Lake Champlain and Vermont (an... More 

Thank tanthony42
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a lovely, old house-beautifully restored and with lovely period furnishings/antiques. Our hostess was warm and welcoming and made us feel very much at home. The breakfasts were amazing and delicious. Kristen is a very accomplished cook and produced a large variety of home made goodies each morning. We had a large, bright room with equally spacious bathroom all... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stayed here for four days,, essentially to allow our granddaughter High Peaks hiking opportunities. A beautifully restored Victorian house with two large second-floor bedrooms plus a smaller one which our granddaughter occupied. We shared a bathroom with her, which was also very large an airy. Kristen used to deal antiques, so the parlours and other rooms are full of Victorian... More 

Thank PhillyEd
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We looked at the b and b and sent a query and got a very friendly return phone call from owner Kristen answering any quetsions so booked two nights for a 20th anniversary notathomecation. The Woodruff house more than lived up to our expectations with a gorgeous bedroom and huge bath with clawfoot tub, plenty of hot water and a... More 

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Westmount, Quebec, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Kristen and Jim are great hosts. They have a beautiful B&B. Exactly what you want on a cool New England night. The decor is warm and inviting and the breakfast is simply the best. I will recommend this B&B to friends and family. Perfect place to stay after a hike in the Adirondacks.

Thank Mike B
New Lebanon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Woodrfuff House while in town for our Son's wedding in Lake Placid. Due to the Ironman Triathalon in lake Placid we were not able to get accomodations there. Well, so glad we didn't! We had a wonderful stay and Jim and Kristen made us feel like we were right at home with wonderful... More 

Thank Linda H
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We recently stayed two nights at the Woodruff House in Elizabethtown N. Y. The house is tastefully decorated with lots of antiques. Our room was very nice and had a private bath. The breakfasts were great, with freshly baked goods, melon with prosciutto,eggs Benedict,muffins, omelets, etc. Not your usual B & B fare. Delicious! All that plus a couple of... More 

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Cold Spring, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

My family and I stayed at the inn as a base for skiing and winter hiking in the Adirondacks in February. Don't give a second thought to the effects of hurricane Irene on the region, or the fact that Elizabethtown is a few minutes further afield than Keene or Lake Placid for some: this is a great inn and well... More 

Thank BrandondP
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

We had a wonderful weekend stay at The Woodruff House. Our hosts were wonderful. Even though we arrived very late at night, Jim greeted us at the door. We felt very comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed the fabulous breakfast. Our only suggestion is that locks be installed in every bedroom.

Thank cindy r
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

This was our 7 or 9th stay at the Woodruff House - we use it as a home base when dropping our son off/picking him up at nearby Camp Dudley. Woodruff House is adorable, with every room a bit different than the other. Kristin keeps the house immaculate and her breakfasts are wonderful!! One of these days we'll plan better,... More 

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