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Silvanus Lodge

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9350 Route 22, Hillsdale, NY 12529
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Silvanus Lodge
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hillsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Cornwall on Hudson, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
1 review
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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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Garrison, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I spent a fun weekend at the Silvanus Lodge. It's a sweet little motel set back from the road with lovely grounds and a great pool. We stayed in room #8 at the end of the building. Each room has a patio area that overlooks the pool and grounds. The rooms are small but nicely updated in... More

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

You are amazing! I remember you!! Thanks for mentioning the driveway. I know you didn't mind as you are pretty easy going and wonderful people. But truthfully, the drive was made back before "size" was considered. I know you know that... thank you, and PLEASE come again!!! More

Berkeley
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First if all, I want to thank everyone else who posted reviews about Silvanus Lodge. I did a lot of research before choosing where to stay in the Hudson Vally and your reviews really helped. I am so glad I stayed here, and this is why. First of all, the property is even more beautiful than the pictures convey. Everything... More

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NSteele, Owner at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

THIS is my normal experience, guests that are far nicer than me! I wish I was as good as you say - you just made it easy. Thank you for the kind words - the area is beautiful and I'm sure that helps. Most people are so happy being in the country that they "think" I'm nicer than I am!... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Both Silvanus AND the owner, Steele, are charming and loaded with character! The rooms are a great value -- worth much more than what we paid. Steele is very knowledgeable about the area and happy to offer maps and other information about the myriad things to do and see. The rooms are unique and very clean. The setting is lovely... More

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NSteele, Manager at Silvanus Lodge, responded to this review

That's it... I think Trip Advisor should create a way to "rate" guests. Some are just better than others. THIS one is a FIVE-STAR! Thanks, and you are always welcome here! More

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Additional Information about Silvanus Lodge

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

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Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Edgy - yet friendly lodging, imaginative, wonderful country experience - peaceful and great for the happy adventurer. ... more   less 
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