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600 Castle Street, Geneva, NY 14456
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The William Smith Inn
Ranked #2 of 10 Geneva B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped through the Finger Lakes just before the New Year as we were heading to Buffalo. We are property owners in the area but can't stay in our home during the winter so we wanted to stay in nearby Geneva. Upon arrival we were greeted by Theresa who is so positive, energetic and helpful. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Upon our arrival, we were greeted so warmly by the innkeepers, and even given our choice of two lovely guest rooms. We chose the spacious and beautifully decorated front room because of the in-room fireplace. The inn was cozy and warm in spite of the freezing temperatures outside. Breakfast was amazing both mornings we stayed:first day included fruit juices, homemade... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We spent a few days at the William Smith Inn and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Innkeepers are outstanding hosts. They make you feel so welcome and provide a great deal of insight into this small and quaint town in upper New York. Great advise on things to see and restaurants. They never let us down. The Inn itself takes... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My parents and I visited the finger lake on August 16. Usually B&B won't accept one night reservation, but we are very lucky to have one night in William Smith Inn. The house is huge and beautiful, we stayed in Statesmen, it has a queen size bed and a twin size daybed which is perfect for three of us, and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed at the WS inn while dropping off my son at Hobart. Theresa and David are quintessential hosts. This is the place you imagine when you think about an historic B&B in a quant town. The house is a reminder of a more gentile time with the soaring ceilings, transoms and floor-to-ceiling windows. It is decorated beautifully and all... More 

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

Repeat guests make my job easier! And, when Hobart & William Smith Colleges are back in session...it is a special time of year! I look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Summit, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Back again for another wonderful stay. We love every room at this historic, lovingly renovated beautiful property. Sitting out on the front porch with a bottle of wine is bliss and the home cooked breakfast is presented beautifully and is delicious. Can't wait to come back!!!

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Old Bridge, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stayed in this inn while passing through. Lovely inn, beautifully appointed. We very rarely stay in a B&B, but decided to give this one a shot based on the reviews. My only disappointment was the breakfast. Since our visit was "during the week", we were not offered the full breakfast that I was so hoping to complete our stay. All... More 

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

An almost perfect review! We always strive to be the best. Thank you for your comments about our B & B. Our website states that, during the week, I offer a served continental breakfast that consists of fresh fruit, yogurt, granola, local breads and/or a baked good. If a guest has another request, I can most often accommodate. Upon arrival,... More 

Clinton, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Perfect place to stay in Geneva or for that matter in the Finger Lakes. Rooms are all different, very quiet and beautifully decorated. Theresa, loved her from our first visit, couldn't be more enjoyable, accomodating or a more perfect hostess. She looks to every detail and it shows. Highly recommend!

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Our 100th review! That's a milestone! Thank you and it was a pleasure to have you stay! More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We just had a great time in Geneva. The area is beautiful, and so is this bed and breakfast. It is in a stunning old house with a lot of history that still retains some authenticity to the period in which it was built. Theresa, the innkeeper, is a terrific person who will help you find restaurants, vineyards, historical sites... More 

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Ballston Lake, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful inn to stay at! Gorgeous rooms, very attentive staff. Theresa is delightful! Rooms are immaculate, beds comfortable and quiet! Loved the porch! Thank you for a wonderful girls weekend!

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Address: 600 Castle Street, Geneva, NY 14456
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Geneva
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Number of rooms: 5

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