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Silvanus Lodge

9350 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529
Silvanus Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband, infant daughter, and niece stayed here for a long weekend. We chose the studio apartment so that all 4 of us could stay in one room together and we wouldn't be worried about our baby bothering other guests if she cried. It was just perfect for our needs for the weekend. I loved having the kitchen with full... More 

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Holland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Just stayed at Silvanus and it is another diamond in upstate New York. Steele is a warm, interested and interesting, intelligent and kind hearted individual. The establishment is exceptionally clean, quiet and eclectic. The location is exceptional in allowing you to reach all the fabulous venues in this region. But please don't tell anyone about this jewel. We want it... More 

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Miami, Florida
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38 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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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186 reviews 186 reviews
38 hotel reviews
206 helpful votes 206 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 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

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
1 review
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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
13 helpful votes 13 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
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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