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228 Columbia Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Inn on Columbia
Ranked #11 of 20 Ithaca B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kingston, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Inn on Columbia is a perfect sanctuary - part zen, part efficiency, all wonderful. I visited my college daughter and was able to deal with typical school demands - financial aid department, grocery store run, dorm supplies, yadayadayada and was still able to feel as if I were having a vacation as well. The room was well-appointed, comfortable and... More

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We completed our Finger Lakes road trip with a 2 night stay in the main building. The architecture, the handmade furniture, the ever-present beverages, snacks, soft music made this B&B truly a lovely experience. Madeline's delicious breakfasts made choosing one each day a bit of a challenge. The coffee was delicious, a perfect start! The inn is wonderfully located just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Ithaca and have had friends and family stay at this charming place. The accommodations are top-notch---from the gorgeous guest houses to the design of every last detail --to the linens and especially the scrumptious muffins and treats----Madeline and Kenn have seemingly thought of everything. They are welcoming and extremely helpful to travelers as they have extensive knowledge... More

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at the Inn on Columbia in a room in the main house with two twin beds, which was just perfect for us! I brought my small dog, and Madeline was wonderful and very accommodating. She had a bag of dog treats waiting in the room, and didn't mind when we left the dog at the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were in The Red Room in Villa Madeline...around the corner from the main house. It's on the first floor at the front of the building. Aurora St. is the main road between downtown and Ithaca College, so there is a steady stream of cars during the day and evening. We were not awakened by the traffic, but certainly aware... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at Maison Mango, which is affordable when divided among 4 or 5 adults. Ample parking, and friendly owners. The fireplace worked well for a cool Ithaca night, and the house comes stocked with food in the refrigerator, snacks, and everything you need for coffee and a quick breakfast. The only thing lacking was the air conditioning... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Many many years of staying at different residences with the Inn at Columbia (Hillview House, Villa Madeline, and more recently, Maison Mango), and always very pleasant experiences with Kenn and Madeline, except our last visit, in December 2013. Appreciative because we had arrived a few days earlier due to blinding snow conditions, we entered Mango Maison, and while very cute... More

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This inn is as far from cookie-cutter as you can get. Tailored elegance and individual style without any frou-frou. We would have missed Tauhannock Falls, were it not for the excellent advice of our host.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Loved our overnight at Madeline House. Our room at front was noisy but very comfy. Loved the privacy, the boxed delicious breakfast as well as a seating area where I could go when awake at night due to my always present insomnia! This has become our go to place when visiting my son at college.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The place was gorgeous, almost as if it were ready for a magazine photo shoot, and it was immaculate. The breakfast, which was delivered in a bakery box to the house we were staying in, was delicious fresh baked goods and perfect fresh fruit. Why, you might ask, was the breakfast delivered from afar if you were staying in an... More

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Address: 228 Columbia Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Inn On Columbia Hotel Ithaca

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