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Elmira's Painted Lady

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   520 W. Water St., Elmira, NY 14905
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
moonmama55 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

To break up our journey to Canada we stopped in Elmira's Painted Lady. The house is beautiful..a gigantic old Victorian in Elmira. It has been lovingly restored with wonderful stained glass and architectural detail. Our room was comfortable and lovely with a fabulous bed and a small bath with a jacuzzi. My only disappointment was the nonworking fireplace which the... More

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Winchester, Massachusetts, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I went to Elmira's painted lady over Labor Day, and the customer service was wonderful. I would definitely recommend staying in this beautiful inn if you have the chance. The inn is very well kept. The innkeeper truly loved serving his guests. Breakfast was cooked every morning with several courses. The innkeeper also recommended wineries for us to go to... More

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Kauai, Hawaii
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

From the decor and the location to an outstanding breakfast, the Painted Lady is a gem in Elmira and the Finger Lakes region. As a writer, the Mark Twain suite was ideal (comfortable, royal, and with a personal connection to my craft). However, as an outdoor adventure lover as well the close proximity to the Chemung River, Tanglewood Nature Center,... More

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Buffalo, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed at the Painted Lady to celebrate our anniversary, while visiting the Finger Lakes wineries. We opted for the Royal Treatment package and were pleased with all of it! The house was beautiful, our room lovely and the breakfasts were outstanding. The owners were friendly & very helpful. We highly recommend this place!

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New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

It's hard not to fall in love with this amazing Bed and Breakfast - and it's obviously a labor of love for the owners as well, with an amazing attention to detail in both the décor and service. The town of Elmira (famed as the birthplace of Mark Twain, as well as Tommy Hilfiger) has probably seen better days, but... More

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87 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We booked this for one night on our holiday drive back to Toronto. This is a beautiful home. We took the Samuel Clemens suite, and it was just gorgeous, as was the whole house. The bed was super comfy, there's a huge bathroom with all the conveniences. Everything is so well kept. Butch have us great dinner recommendations. Breakfast was... More

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Marion, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

What a wonderful experience! My fiance and I wanted to get away for a bit and we picked this place. I was a little hesitant because I knew that Elmira is kind of a depressed town. But please DO NOT let that stop you from staying here! The owners set quite a high standard for others bed and breakfasts and... More

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Tipton, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My wife and stayed at the Painted Lady for two nights during a weekend getaway to the Finger Lake Region. While it is about 30 minutes or so to the closest lake it was a great location for us coming from central PA. Butch and Marilyn were great hosts and provided great information on restaurants and wineries to visit. Our... More

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We were given a gift of one night here and it was perfect. Our Victorian furnished room was comfortable. Butch, our host, helped out with restaurant and entertainment suggestions that we followed delightfully. There is lots to see and do in the area. There were five rooms all taken and we all enjoyed each others company at a delicioius home... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I recently stayed again at the Painted Lady and, true to form,I had a wonderful time. Butch and Marilyn were kind enough to accommodate us later than usual - we called at 9:30pm to inquire about a room for the same night! We were greeted warmly and told to make ourselves at home. Butch made us both some yummy hot... More

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Address: 520 W. Water St., Elmira, NY 14905
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Elmira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elmira's Painted Lady 3.5*
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