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Silvanus Lodge

9350 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529
Silvanus Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
35 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree that the quirky, '50s motif is fun, fun, fun and thoughtfully done. Silavanus is far enough from the road that it is quiet (there was no one next door so I can't comment on room-to-room noise). It was very clean with decent linens. And I agree with other reviewers, our host was interesting and welcoming. Here's the BUT... More 

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

Please know that I do not take this lightly; it hurts when we fail one of our guests. I want to assure you that we have never been told anything like what you said in this review regarding our mattresses. If we know we have a problem, we most certainly seek to address such in a timely manor. It is... More 

Albany, NY
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177 reviews 177 reviews
35 hotel reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

There’s certainly a lack of accommodation options in this area, or at least difficulty with internet searches on the available hotels and motels. The bluntly honest Silvanus webpages and the owner’s responses to reviews helped make us choose this place for a weekend stay. The property is well maintained. The rooms and bathrooms are small but clean and functional. The... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

After a day of sight seeing, this was a great find! The staff were super friendly and helpful. Very curious and the room was wonderful. Great area out behind the room to enjoy the evening with our wine we brought and relax! Highly recommend but know that rooms are limited as they are a small establishment. Call early! Love it!... More 

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Cornwall on Hudson, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Great accommodations, pristine pool, beautiful surroundings and gracious service. It is so quiet here that I can finally get the sleep I need. Steele is the man: he makes this classy joint what it is.

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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Well, another wonderful time at Silvanus. Steele was his usual charming self. We always enjoy his company, his caring nature, and his intellect. Honestly, we come to visit Steele. Silvanus is a gem. Sort of a secret that we share with limited few. Why? Because this place is special, truly special. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms are immaculate, the... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We've stayed here twice and have been more than satisfied both times. Rooms are comfortable, the decor is funky/quirky, as if to say we know we were born as a roadside motel, but we grew up to be hip. The setting is bucolic, and if you don't take a dip in the lovely pool, too bad for you! No breakfast... More 

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WHITE PLAINS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Well, I’ll start off with the good: the grounds are beautiful, all the rooms come with a slight patio-type area where you can sit and just enjoy looking at the large lawn area and enjoy the peace and quiet, and watch the birds, sip your coffee, etc., but what my husband and I liked best was the pool, it’s large... More 

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

OUCH! Sadly I have to admit, I had this coming. I did call to say I was sorry, but too little, too late. We (meaning me) did not handle this so well. We mentioned the towel for several reasons. One, there was a lot of blood & we were concerned; we didn't even try to salvage the towel as it... More 

Forest Hills, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Stayed here earlier this week for three days/two nights. Wish I could have had a few more days! Beautiful property, with spacious grounds, set far back from the road. Enjoyed the patio, right outside the room, with it's soothing, tranquil nature view. We had fun in the pool, which was very pretty, clean, and also set way back from the... More 

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you! Please come back and stay again. We are glad you were happy. More 

Woodside, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Always reluctant to stay at a motel, I agreed to try the Silvanus Lodge after my friend did research on nearby places and this one seemed decent enough to stay in for 2 nights while we explored the area. It was better than decent. We were very pleased with our experience staying there from the moment we arrived until we... More 

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

I hope you DO come and visit again! It was nice having you. We try pretty hard to keep up with the building. It is old, and it can be a challenge. BUT it is fun... especially when so many nice people visit here. It is our honor to have you here. More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is an older style hotel with comfortable beds and clean rooms. It also is very quiet (even with all rooms full) and has a nice pool. Best by far is the owner Steele who is very knowledgeable about the area and has excellent suggestions anything from where to get breakfast to local events. He really goes out of his... More 

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! First, we DO have thin walls... it is quiet most of the time as we seem to attract peaceful guests!!! We've also tried to do a little sound-proofing, although you can still hear the hum of a TV if it is too loud. I'm glad you'll be coming back! More 

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Address: 9350 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529
Location: United States > New York > Hillsdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Silvanus Hotel Hillsdale
Silvanus Motel Hillsdale

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