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Portobello Inn Bed and Breakfast

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5989 State Route 5, PO Box 169, Herkimer, NY 13350
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Portobello Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 2 Herkimer B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Fenton, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How nice to find a Bed and Breakfast in Herkimer, a town with few options. Our room was elegant, with gorgeous window treatments. Roland is the most delightful innkeeper, so pleasant and so interesting. We were in the area on business, and he was kind enough to make a delicious early breakfast both days. Muffins, quiche, a sauce of fresh... More

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Hartford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here summer of 2012 for a family wedding in a nearby town. The owners have done a lovely job restoring a beautiful 1850s Italianate mansion. Furnishings are sparse in some of the public rooms, but the guest rooms are well-outfitted, lovely, comfortable, clean and well maintained. The breakfast is outstanding, and not just because our gracious host Roland... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Roland, innkeeper at Portobello Inn, describes it as a work in progress, and that description is supported by the 'in preparation for painting' state of the exterior. It is clear that the place is also a labor of love, with wonderful decorative details and fascinating appointments gathered by somebody who really likes to collect and display interesting things. The house... More

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Quakertown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This beautiful Victorian B&B in Herkimer, NY is worth checking into. The exterior is in the process of being scraped for repainting, but don't let that put you off. You will find Roland and Steve, the inn keepers, to be the most gracious and entertaining hosts. Roland cooked us wonderful breakfasts (fresh fruit, home-made muffins, eggs, french toast, zucchini quiche,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for the weekend of our 22nd wedding anniversary. We were greeted by Roland at the car when we arrived. We arrived very late in the evening and he was very accommodating by meeting us so late. You never once got the impression that this man was dealing with a ton of emotion in his... More

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Roland and Steve are absolutely wonderful, friendly people. Roland is such a wonderful innkeeper. Roland greets you at the car. Roland and Steve make you feel like you are extended family. I stayed in the Arlington Room on two separate occasions. I love the room. It is decorated nicely and it is a cozy room. Very clean. The whole home... More

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Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Happened on this B&B on line and what a find! Roland the inkeeper is a treasure. The decor is beautiful and the rooms filled with all sorts of interesting things. The food was lovingly prepared and absolutly delicious. I felt so very pampered. Roland went far and beyond to make our 3 night stay a pleasure - he had lots... More

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Geneva, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Passing through on a recent trip through Central New York I had the pleasure of spending the night at Portobello. They say you should never judge a book by its cover and this is certainly the case here. The outside is a bit worn but I was committed and traveling alone so I thought, what could be the worst case?... More

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Henniker, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We enjoyed four wonderful days in the Herkimer area while staying at the inn. Roland greeted us at our car, offered to help with luggage and addressed us by our first names. He had already prepared the room and cooled it for our comfort. Roland and Steve are terrific hosts. The rooms are always immaculate, the food is fabulous and... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Our family group stayed at the Portobello Inn for a family reunion. The innkeeper, Roland, accommodated us at short notice after another local B and B let us down. We were very happy we ended up at the Portobello. Roland was a kind and generous host, and an excellent chef - our breakfasts were wonderful. Our rooms were comfortable and... More

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Address: 5989 State Route 5, PO Box 169, Herkimer, NY 13350
Location: United States > New York > Herkimer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1840s Italianate Country Inn with 5 comfortable bedrooms each with private bathroom, A/C, cable TV/HBO, plush robes & CD radio alarm & Internet access. We offer a Full Country Breakfast daily. Use of Mohawk Valley Country Club facilities "In Season." We're close to Cooperstown, Adirondacks Mountains, Erie Canal, Central NY attractions and historic sites. We accept most major credit cards. Open All Year. ... more   less 
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