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Bitter Sweet Bed & Breakfast

470 Wurtemburg Rd, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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Bitter Sweet Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #9 of 14 Rhinebeck B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This lovely property, situated in a bucolic setting, seemed magical upon our arrival. The antiques and furnishings in the dining area and hallways were fitting for the old home and quite beautiful. Our room was rather small, but quite lovely and comfortable; however, it was not the room we'd reserved. The owner chose not to apprise us of that fact... More

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Stone Ridge, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I got a "special" from the owner: 4 nights pay for 5 nights stay because I would not be partaking of the breakfast. Still, it was no value because for my $130 nightly fee (that is $650 for the 5 nights, one being 'free') I had a rather awful experience. The room looked tired and was full of pots and... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

After reading the reviews of the Bittersweet B&B, I am a bit disappointed. I thought Ms. Edith was especially kind because we "clicked", but now I see that she's wonderful to most everyone! I felt as if I were simply visiting an Aunt or close family member. I arrived a little late with my two children after driving all day.... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This is a tad late in being posted. I Returned to Ms.Edith's home again in mid-May to bring my daughter back to New Orleans for the summer. (She is a Bard student, just finishing her Frosh year.)Ms.Edith was her usual bubbly and warm self as she welcomed me in the early evening. A lot of driving plus packing the car... More

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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Overall our stay was excellent. We came here for a wedding that was to be in Rhinebeck, but there were no available B&B's or hotels that had 2 rooms available. We came with our parents and were sharing a car together so wanted to make sure that we were at the same place since everywhere is such a drive. We... More

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Staten Island, New York
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3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Edith Thomas' Bitter Sweet Bed & Breakfast! Edith is a marvelous, dynamic, warm, generous, lady who welcomed us with opened arms. I knew by her greeting that we would have a great stay here. I felt that I was just like a family member. Our room was spacious with a porch to sit and... More

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long island,new york
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Let us begin with the fact that I really did not want to write this review (you will see why) but felt it was necessary. We rely on reviews from trip advisor when traveling and felt it our obligation.Starting with the entrance to this B & B....Awful. The proprietor Edith was not there... the house was unlocked and no one... More

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northampton, ma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Edith was a pleasant person. BUT, that being said, this B&B, as many other visitors wrote, is dusty, dirty and moldy. I found the smell, like a floral car 'freshener', overpowering to the point of feeling slightly sick in my room. This charming old house needs a lot of work and a complete cleaning should be first on the list.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

What can be said better than...absolute bucolic calm and quiet. If you want a place to which you return repeatedly, this is it. Miss Edith was gracious in all aspects and quite the charmer. I initially had phoned another B&B on my trek to bring my daughter to begin her freshman year at Bard College. That proprietress(at the Red Hook... More

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nyc
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Proprietor is grumpy Location is good and gardens are pretty but house is fairly rundown and cramped with Peeling wallpaper, damp smells in the air and bedclothes We thought the belvedere the other side of town MUCH nicer Did not sleep well needs a major overhaul

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Address: 470 Wurtemburg Rd, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Location: United States > New York > Rhinebeck
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Ranked #9 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Rhinebeck
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