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Old Library Bed & Breakfast Inn

Certificate of Excellence
120 S. Union St, Olean, NY 14760
Old Library Bed & Breakfast Inn

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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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Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Olean, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This place is gorgeous inside - the old woodwork is stunning and there is lots of room to move around. There are nine rooms of varying size - all with private baths. The smallest room seems to be about the size of a medium sized bedroom in a private home - then they go up in size from there, up... More 

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Halfmoon, New York
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Enjoyed our stay at this B&B. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Within walking distance of a few different restaurants. Breakfast was individually prepared and delicious. Staff were very polite and helpful with any questions. Would recommend to anyone as a great place to stay.

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New Hampton, New Hampshire
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My fiancee and I stayed at the Old Library while passing through Olean. Incredibly nice, welcoming people, excellent breakfast, and clean rooms. Went out of their way to make sure our late arrival was smooth and were kind enough to cater to our vegetarian needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our parents booked the Durkin Suite for the Friday night before our wedding and Saturday the night of. It was the perfect place for me (the bride) and my girls to stay together the night before my big day and the day of. The room was beautiful and extremely clean. The giant king size bed was the most comfortable bed... More 

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