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The Black Sheep Inn

8329 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport, NY 14840
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The Black Sheep Inn
Ranked #3 of 16 Hammondsport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southbury, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed in several inns in the past, but our three-night stay at the Black Sheep Inn far surpassed them all. The rooms were beautiful, neat and clean; the breakfasts were as delicious as they were creative; and the Innkeepers, well I just can't say enough about them. If we so much as mentioned an interest... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This weekend was our second visit to the Black Sheep Inn and we are already planning our next. Mark and Debbie have created a beautiful, unique and comfortable home for their guests in an historic Octagon house. The home itself is worth the stay as they have preserved so much of the original home's character. However, even though you can... More

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Quakertown, PA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I regularly stay at bed & breakfast & inns...this had to be the cleanest place we have ever stayed! Very impressive! Deb and Mark were wonderful hosts...very accommodating! Deb is a fabulous chef (professionally trained) so needless to say the breakfasts were fabulous and healthy! We stayed in the Wood Room which was charming. We enjoyed a... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kelly for your kind comments. We take pride in presenting our Inn to our guests in the best condition possible. We had fun talking with you and Darro in the courtyard and out at the fire. You both contributed greatly to the fun and laughter we frequently experience around the Inn with our guests. Have a great summer! More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mark and Debbie are extremely nice people: down to earth, welcoming, and very accommodating. It was great to meet and interact with them. Breakfasts were deliciously different each day; she makes everything from scratch using ingredients from her garden or local farms. Truly some of the best breakfasts we've had! The location was also ideal. It very close to the... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Amy and Gabby, we really enjoyed having you here at the Inn for your honeymoon. It was a pleasure to get to spend some time with you, and we wish you many years of health and happiness together. We had fun guiding you to some new sights here in Hammondsport, and in the region as a whole. Best of luck. More

Metuchen, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We found the Black Sheep in almost by accident and boy, did we get lucky. Within a day or two of making our reservation the owners contacted us and gave us ideas and recommendations for our stay. During our four-day stay, Marc and Deb were superb, friendly, informative, talented, conversant and involved hosts. Their recommendations of wineries, restaurants, hiking trails,... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Susan and Eric, it was great getting to know you, and believe it or not, we really do enjoy fielding questions about the house, the wineries, and the Finger Lakes region in general. We both enjoyed our discussions with you, and that's part of the fun of running a B&B. Whether by accident or not, we are glad you found... More

Evergreen Park IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My hubby and I were visiting friends nearby, so we stayed at the Inn for two days. It felt so warm and welcoming from the minute we got there...it's a gorgeous home restored to its former glory and beyond, comfortable homey touches throughout, and modern comforts you'd expect in the best of hotels. We stayed in the Curtiss Room, spacious... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, it was a pleasure getting to know you. And pass along a big thank you to Paul and Carolyn for us for sending you our way. We were glad to be a part of your exploration of Hammondsport and the Finger Lakes, and we hope to see you again sometime soon. Have a great... More

Los Angeles Area
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We just spent 5 nights at the Black Sheep Inn,using it as our base for touring the Finger Lakes for a 20th anniversary trip. Hammondsport is a terrific small town at the foot of Keuka Lake with numerous top-notch restaurants & little shops and the Black Sheep is less than 5 minutes drive from all of it. The location was... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

We are very fortunate to have such lovely guests. And many turn into friends. It's always fun for us to have guests here for an extended time because it allows us to really show off the region for all it has to offer. And it gives us a little more time to get to know you, which is always a... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Welcoming, comfortable and unique is the all-encompassing descriptive phrase I would use to describe this retreat! The description on the website is perhaps the most accurate representation of a property I have encountered. We were, indeed, welcomed with soft music and a comfortable setting in a very serene atmosphere. Sleeping in the Wood room was very comfortable and quiet. The... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

We really appreciate all of your comments, as we've tried to accurately represent who and what we are on our website so that not-yet-guests can feel comfortable here, even before they arrive. And you are absolutely correct in your statement about our breakfasts, that they are more imaginative than cereal or danish. We proudly serve a locally-sourced indulgent organic breakfast... More

19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My girlfriends and I spend the past two days at the Black Sheep Inn. A beautiful B and B very close to Keuka Lake, Hammondsport, NY. The property is unique in design-the rooms are far enough away from one another that you do not even know anyone else is there. My room was the Taylor Suite- very big and direct... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Leeza, Karen, Carissa and Jaime, we can't thank you enough for choosing us to host your Girlfriend Getaway trip. It's was fun to have you here, and to get to know you. It's great to see the closeness in a group of friends like yours. We hope to get to see you again sometime soon. Have a great summer! More

Coral Springs, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My Mom, sister, and I recently stayed at the Black Sheep Inn where Marc and Deb treated us like family. Their octagon home has been exquisitely restored and our room was extremely comfortable, clean, and pretty. As a former antique dealer, my Mom was thrilled to see many fine pieces throughout the house. In fact, she said that in her... More

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debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep Inn, responded to this review

What a lovely family! It was such a pleasure having you with us at the Inn. And although your visit was short, we really enjoyed getting to know you, your mom and your sister. Hopefully your travels will bring you back this way, and we'll get to see you again. All the best. More

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Address: 8329 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport, NY 14840
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Hammondsport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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The Black Sheep Inn and Spa located in the picturesque Wine Country of New York’s Finger Lakes Region offers you a tranquil setting from which you can explore the many unique experiences awaiting you here in the Finger Lakes..Welcome to the Black Sheep Inn an historic Octagon house lovingly restored with style, grace and charm. Your Finger Lakes experience begins here in Hammondsport, voted by Budget Travel as the “2012 Coolest Small Town in America.” Hammondsport sits at the southern tip of Keuka Lake, centrally located to the many award-winning wineries, micro-breweries, local cheese producers and a tremendous selection of cultural and outdoor activities. No need to pack and un-pack in several places, we are just a short scenic drive to everywhere you want to go!Open all year long, the Black Sheep Inn and Spa is open whenever you need to relax, rejuvenate and refresh. We offer distinctive Spa services to ensure an unforgettable massage experience. Our focus is your comfort, from our emphasis on local & seasonal organic ingredients, to our hand crafted soaps and spa products.You may choose to set out on a hike on the nearby Finger Lakes Trail, or take in one of the many waterfalls within a short drive from the Black Sheep Inn. There are also miles of scenic country roads to explore as you bike from one charming small town to another. Keuka Lake offers a cool, refreshing opportunity for a swim, kayaking, or just spectacular views.At the Black Sheep Inn, an historic Finger Lakes Bed and Breakfast, choose from one of our 5 guest rooms, each featuring its own unique design & style and private bath featuring lush towels and monogrammed robes: ... more   less 
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