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Ellwanger Estate

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625 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2730
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spend the weekend with my son who was visiting UR. I would highly recommend staying at the Ellwanger Estate. The Innkeeper/Owner, Rosemary could not be more accommodating. The rooms are well appointed and extremely comfortable. The breakfast is amazing!

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here with our two children. Rosemary and all the staff were wonderfully attentive and made our stay a real treat. Breakfast was delicious and set us up for a fantastic day sight seeing in Rochester!

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Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to stay for one night or a week. My husband and I enjoyed this beautiful estate and Rosemary's delightful company for a few days after dropping our son off at RIT for freshman year. Elegant rooms, 3 course breakfast served with china, silver, crystal and linen. A real treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rosemary's hospitality is perfect--she is the consummate host, and this B&B is a perfect, secluded spot in the Highland Park neighborhood. The old Ellwanger Estate mansion is beautiful and the rooms are comfortable and beautifully appointed.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It was an absolute pleasure to stay here. We stayed in the Woodland Suite and found it extremely comfortable, wonderfully spacious and incredibly quiet. We spent three nights and enjoyed three creative and delicious breakfasts, graciously served when we were ready. I particularly enjoyed that aspect...sometimes at B&B's I've been 'told' that breakfast is at '9'...which insists on a group... More 

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Cockeysville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My wife and I visited Rochester for our fist wedding anniversary/babymoon and we're thrilled by our choice to stay at the Ellwanger. Rosemary and her staff made our experience one to remember. The home had the historic charm that we love and the rooms had the comfort that we had hoped for. The breakfasts were creative and you can tell... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Ellwanger Estate is true gem. Rosemary has created a beautiful piece of art right in the middle of the city of Rochester. The gardens are amazingly kept and worth a visit even if you're not staying on the property. Every detail is attended to and the efforts Rosemary has made to be sustainable are to be commended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My husband and I spent the past weekend at Ellwanger Estate for a babymoon getaway, and it was everything we hoped it would be! This was our first experience at a B & B, and we were blown away with the hospitality and service that Rosemary offered us at Ellwanger. The breakfasts were delicious, the rooms comfortably furnished, and the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was my first stay at a B&B and it was much better than I ever hoped for - actually it was fantastic! I travelled to Rochester (Finger Lakes District) with two friends/work companions for a long weekend at the end of October, and we were all thoroughly impressed. Rosemary is warm and charming and the property is a fascinating... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

For a quick one-night stay, we wanted warm, clean, and comfortable. Ellwanger Estate is all this and more. It is a late 1800's grand dame, and we were swept back in time with the marvelous oak woodwork, antique furnishings, while being spoiled with a remodeled bath, tiny, but sufficient with all the current luxuries and amenities. The room was quiet... More 

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