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Old Library Bed & Breakfast Inn

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120 S. Union St, Olean, NY 14760
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here while taking our daughter to a nearby college. We like old inns, but the main selling point was the possibility of staying in a suite: one room with a king bed and a parlor with a queen sleep sofa, separated by pocket doors. We were blown away by the inn's beauty: high ceilings, astonishing original woodwork, ornate... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Old Library last week to assist my wife's ailing father. Little did we know we would have our own trip to the ER! My wife and I went for a run first morning and she took a spill and we thought she broke her collarbone. I ran back to the Inn to get my car and the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a road trip from Toronto to the Allegheny National Forest. This B&B is a five minute walk from the free car charger at Kohl's. After a stop in Ellicottville, the sculpture gardens and Rock City, we left the car overnight to charge. There is another hotel within walking distance of the charger but the prices were double... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Personable staff. Great breakfasts. Good for both individual travelers and family groups. We've stayed her at least a dozen times over the years and look forward to catching up with the staff family news .

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Such a lovely, comfortable, clean B&B -- and a real bargain to boot. I returned to Olean for an Alumni Weekend at St. Bonaventure University with several friends and our wives, and we occupied most of the inn's rooms. The Major Hoops room was spacious, with a queen bed, private bathroom, TV, and free wi-fi. The hallways and staircase feature... More 

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Pittsburgh Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Nice place and really good breakfast. I've been to my share of B&Bs and realize that there are many places that are meticulously restored older buildings that have terrific breakfasts. But I think what sets the Old Library apart is the anxiousness of the staff to help you with whatever you need. At most nice places there is a willingness... More 

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Malone, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you enjoy staying in a Victorian home you will enjoy the house and the furnishings. We live in a home built 15 years later than this one, so you can understand our taste. We had the two room suite and really enjoyed it for two nights. The family and housekeeper were both very friendly and the breakfast was very... More 

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Parkville, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stayed while visiting family. There service was excellent. decorated in the Victorian style home and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. Depending on the time you arrive, you may see a note on the door telling you to call the owner so you can get the key to get in. This was my 3rd stay and the only B&B.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nice place to stay with a home type atmosphere. the wood work and decor throughout is amazing. Very clean and the staff is friendly and accommodating. Excellent break- fast in the morning with sliced fruit, choice of juice, eggs to order with some extras, oh yes, coffee and the paper. Plenty of shopping near by and a few restaurants as... More 

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Jamestown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed during a conference visit. The staff worked diligently around our time constraints. They directed us to our destination which was off the beaten path and we never would have found it being that we were without our own GPS. By phone we were guided there by the Hotel staff. The room was beautiful and adorned with antiques. The... More 

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