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The William Smith Inn

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600 Castle Street, Geneva, NY 14456
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Newport, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Fall weekend getaway for our Anniversary turned out to be top notch after staying at the William Smith Inn. The Cage's opened their home to us and Theresa was an incredible host. We enjoyed hearing about the history of the home and enjoyed the tranquility that the Inn and Finger Lakes had to offer. Thank you and if we are... More 

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nassau county
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

On a whim we spent a night in Geneva, NY, at the top of Seneca Lake. The William Smith Inn is truly beautiful. Theresa couldn't have been more helpful: Making suggestions for must visit sites on our way along the Lake, setting out 3 menus for local restaurants for dinner, etc. She hit just the right tone (helpful and warm... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

There are many beautiful Bed & Breakfast inns in the FInger Lakes region, and The William Smith Inn is no exception. What sets the WSI apart from all of the others is our hostess and innkeeper Teresa Gage. Teresa is the most welcoming innkeeper we've ever had the pleasure to meet. We felt like she was genuinely happy to see... More 

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Corning, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Oh gosh. Theresa does it again. I just have to say for the second time, Theresa has out done herself. She and her husband David are just the most generous of guests - allowing us to take over the upstairs suite for our mini bachelorette getaway. We were delighted each morning with her wonderful home-made breakfast. I hope to come... More 

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Rochele, repeat guests are what makes my business what it is! Thank YOU! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Recently returned from a good old fashioned car trip through New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. Without a doubt, staying at the William Smith Inn was the best overnight lodging experience of the entire trip. THERESA is the ultimate hostess! It's like staying with your new best friend. The rooms are beautiful, big and CLEAN! Theresa's breakfasts were just... More 

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Thank lfgart
Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Linda, be careful what you wish for! Cincy here I come! You don't have to iron my pillow cases! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stay at WSI every year for the Musselman tri weekend.... we wouldn't think of staying anywhere else! The owners are the nicest people and truly go all out to accommodate us, despite the early mornings of race weekend. The beds are amazing, and even though there are other guests you cannot hear a peep once you close your door... More 

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Jules, guests like you are what make my job worth it! I love having you here for Musselman...and no...I will not be doing a triathlon anytime soon! Thank YOU for a wonderful visit! More 

Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We loved staying at the Inn. Theresa was warm and friendly, breakfasts were great and our room was wonderful at this historic Geneva residence built in 1873. Don't let it's age fool you. The building is well kept and in great condition. We also loved the location. We are cyclists and Theresa was very accommodating in storing our bikes. She... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a wonderful night's rest...almost like home! Theresa and David made us feel like family from the first conversation on the phone to our good-byes before we left. Our room, along with the rest of the house, was beautifully decorated and comfortable. Thank you for a delightful rest!

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Stayed the weekend of June 19th-21st with family. (3 Adult Couples) The first thing that impresses you about the William Smith Inn is the wrap around driveway giving way to the beautiful well maintained grounds. Tip: Tree & gardening enthusiasts will enjoy taking a walk around the property Enter the house by way of a beautiful wraparound porch where we... More 

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for the great review! So sorry about not being able to squeeze in a tour to the observatory. Next visit for sure! Thanks for being great guests...makes my job easier! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Thank you to Theresa and David for such a lovely stay at your Inn. We were overwhelmed by your hospitality, kindness, and friendliness. We will certainly return and hope to soon! The William Smith Inn gets our highest recommendation.

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