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The Arnold House

839 Shandelee Road, Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (Formerly Lanza's Country Inn)
The Arnold House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a weekend at the Arnold House for a cozy winter retreat. We chose to go to the Arnold House based on it's proximity to NYC (2 hours driving), amenities (charming decor, fire places), activities (breweries nearby, snowshoeing, bikes), price and general ambiance. It did not disappoint. The rooms are clean, staff is accommodating, the guests are friendly and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Arnold House for the weekend with my boyfriend and his dog and we had a fantastic time. After some initial confusion with the reservation, they were able to accommodate us in the Family Suite, and we were able to enjoy a much-needed weekend away! The staff are all extremely friendly and the hotel is simply designed... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Arnold House for a wonderful winter weekend away... and thats exactly what we got. We went for their first annual ice fishing event, and while we personally, didn't catch any fish, it really didn't matter. We had so much fun! The owners and all the staff went out of their way to make sure they knew... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted to get away from the city for a weekend during the weekend. We love the Catskills and winter activities: from snowshoeing to spending the afternoon reading a book in front of a fireplace. Sims and Kirsten, the owners of the Arnold, have created a concept beyond a hotel: you will feel that you are at... More 

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing review - and for sharing your experience as part of the elite group who participated in our First Annual Ice Fishing Derby! We are so glad you enjoyed - and that you appreciated our Spanish wine choices - we hand pick our favorites and its always fun to hear feedback on this. We... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Arnold house is the perfect winter getaway with your significant other or a group of friends. From the moment we arrive, we received warm and friendly service. The room was quaint with a comfortable bed and a bluetooth speaker so we could listen to our own music while getting ready in the morning (love the malin & goetz products... More 

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

Gabrielle - thank you so much for this kind and thoughtful review! And know that you are among an elite class that graduated from our First Annual Ice Derby! We are so glad that you enjoyed and we can't wait to have you back next year for the Second. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your review... More 

Brooklyn
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Arnold House has the small town charm one expects from an Inn in the Catskills yet also contains a sharp sophistication in both the physical design/decor and the curated visitor experience. The rooms are clean, beautifully lit with natural sunlight, and tastefully decorated. The Tavern attached to the The Arnold House is warm and inviting, offering delicious food and... More 

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review - we are so incredibly appreciative. We know it takes time to write a thoughtful review and between planning a wedding and managing day-to-day life, we are so appreciative that you took the time to share your review on tripadvisor. And we can't wait for your wedding - its going to be... More 

NYC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

First let me say that my husband and I have been spending weekends and vacations in Sullivan County for over 3 years now and I've come to know and love this locale. We've made lots of friends, we shop in local stores and eat at local restaurants. We leave the stresses of our jobs and our city apartment behind and... More 

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

We humbly thank you for your incredible review of our inn. It was so thoughtful and thorough - given the long work week, we know what a time commitment it is to write such a review and share with the world, and we are truly thankful. We are so glad we could accommodate all "three" of you and look forward... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A wonderful out of the way Hotel.It is a very old with old world charm wooden built Hotel up in the Catskills mountains.It is a family run Hotel with a great tavern were the locals gather to eat and drink .I found some good locally brewed beers such as Trout Town Amber Ale full of flavour a bit like IPA... More 

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on tripadvisor - thank you so much! And yes, we love our four-legged friends and certainly wouldn't want anyone to leave them behind! And so glad you had the chance to try some of our great local beers - we are so lucky to have great breweries (and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We spent NYE there and it was great! The new family suite was just right for us and the kids and the food at the tavern was amazing. My daughter and I had a great time playing all the board games in the lounge. Can't wait to go back.

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful and kind review! We are so pleased to hear that your whole family enjoyed - and thank you for our first feedback on the new "Arnold Suite" We agree it's great for families and hope to see yours back up on Shandelee soon. More 

Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Arnold House provides the perfect get away from the stresses of daily life in the city. The scenery is beautiful; the staff are friendly and accommodating and the atmosphere is nothing but relaxing. This summer my kids loved visiting the nearby farms and roasting marshmallows around the bonfire and I loved the live music and relaxing in the sun... More 

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Arnold_House, Owner at The Arnold House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are so happy to hear that your family enjoyed and that you joined us for NYE! We hope to see you all soon! More 

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