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City Lights Inn

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1319 Mecklenburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850 (Formerly The Inn @ City Lights)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North Shore of Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly place out in the country though only 2 miles from Ithaca. Run by young twin brothers, the inn has comfortable clean quiet rooms with private entrances. An outstanding breakfast (omelettes to order on the weekends) is served is a big beautiful farmhouse kitchen. The only negative was that the owners have decided that guests do not want their rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

the 2 young owners(twins) are really hospitable and provide an excellent buffet breakfast the accommodation is very comfortable-it is very spacious with all you need-comfortable bed and chair and good lighting bathroom very good and also spacious we had extra room in our unit in which we could keep any food and use kettle etc located 2 miles from centre... More 

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London U.K.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Spent 4 nights here in May in the North Suite. Delighted to find a spacious room with a large, well fitted bathroom and an enormous kitchen. With our own front door to the verandah it was very much home-from-home and even though it was just off the road it was quiet at night and we slept soundly. Very good breakfast... More 

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We arrived a bit late and the owner was there to greet us and show us around. He was very helpful and personable. The room was spacious and very clean. The kitchenette was a huge bonus and we had everything we could have needed. Most definitely the best spinach, feta omelet I've ever had was served for breakfast in an... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a much delayed review but we just couldn't forget to review our lovely stay at the City Lights Inn! We stayed two nights in the Studio room for a fall Ithaca wedding. The room was cozy, well-maintained, and clean. Collin and Aaron are terrific hosts--they are friendly and have great suggestions for Ithaca activities if you're new to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights over Columbus Day weekend, and I fell in love with the Inn. It's set on a hill overlooking Ithaca with an incredible view of the skyline. The house itself is quirky and charming. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful, and the brothers who run the Inn are so welcoming. I can't say... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I have nothing but good things to say about this B&B. The bed and breakfast is located on an old farm on top of a large hill that overlooks Ithica. The rooms are renovated areas of the original farmhouse. The location is very convenient to the main sites in Ithica and the view on the hilltop is... More 

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A true "Diamond in the Rough" B&B; our first impression was not the greatest; but, once we entered our room we were more than pleasantly surprised. The innkeepers reminded us of the "Property Brothers" on HGTV; a personable set of twin brothers who have created a wonderful stay just outside of Ithaca. The experience of eating in the kitchen; socializing... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I was very impressed with this Inn. The location was amazing and so picturesque. The room I stayed in was truly spectacular. More than I expected. The breakfasts were fantastic The hosts were so accommodating and helpful. I was traveling alone but felt extremely safe and welcomed there. I will absolutely be back there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Gorgeous property, immaculate accommodations and wonderful hosts! Magnificnt views of Ithaca. Thanks Aaron and Collin for your hospitality and helpfulness! Good luck in your new venture! The inn is sure to be a success.

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