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The William Smith Inn

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600 Castle Street, Geneva, NY 14456
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Westchester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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South NJ
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 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 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 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

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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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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 

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