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The William Smith Inn

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600 Castle Street, Geneva, NY 14456
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Corning, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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Westchester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I spent a lovely weekend in the Finger Lakes with The Inn as our home base. The inn is a great, big Victorian home in a pleasant section of Geneva. Our room was large and comfortable with an updated bathroom and fresh towels each day. The breakast was also very good and a nice way to start... More 

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Hampton NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Warm and welcoming atmosphere, stately Victorian home on beautiful grounds. Rooms nice size, breakfast was memorable, couldn't be happier with everything. The innkeeper is the best! Outside porch is a great place to wind down and relax. Very nice section of Geneva, with other elegant Victorians nearby.

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I stayed at the William Smith Inn for two nights recently. My experience was the same as all the other reviewers: excellent. I stayed in the Blackwell suite - it has a nice hot tub. Also, the air conditioner was in the bathroom and there was a fan to redirect the air into the bedroom, which meant that it was... More 

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