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Van Voast House Bed and Breakfast

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1353 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lewiston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Carol was a lovely hostess and I really enjoyed my stay. Quite relaxing and a comfortable room. The home has been beautifully restored and the decorating is charming. A healthy, yummy breakfast helped get my day off to a great start!

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Greenfield MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The only reason I didn't put a 5 is that you do share a hall bathroom with one other bedroom - it doesn't bother us in the least, but some folks won't like it. The B&B is very convenient to the local college, the theatre and many excellent restaurants. It's a short day drive to several locales such as Saratoga.... More 

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Brookline, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed at the Van Voast House while cycling the Erie Canal trail. We arrived at the end of our long day and Carol was wonderful in making us feel welcome. We are both coffee addicts and she invited us down ofr us nice cup of coffee to recover from the ride. She helped with making dinner plans and planning... More 

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owen Sound
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our second stay with Carol in her quaint home. We were welcomed like old friends.Clean, quiet with excellent breakfasts and comfortable beds. Carol is knowledgeable about the history of the area and was helpful in recommending a restaurant. This will not be our last visit.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you need a room in Schenectady, I recommend the Van Voast B&B. The establishment was very clean, the bed comfortable and the breakfast tasty. We had a change to our plans & Carol helped us find accommodations for an unplanned night.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We've stayed at the Van Voast B&B several times, coming back for those great breakfasts, never the same always delicious. Carol has always been a great host, knowing so much of the history and sites of the area.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

If you need to stay at a place close to Union College, this is the place for you. It's only a few blocks up from the college. The beds are very comfortable and the place is very lovely and clean. I recommend it.

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Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Our stay at the Van Voast House was a pleasant change from hotels on our recent trip across New York. Carol is an excellent host and makes you feel that you are her special guest in her home, not just a paid traveler. The breakfast meals were outstanding and it was nice to visit with Carol during the meals. Carol... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Van Voast's host, Carol, has created a beautiful environ both inside and out. Today we enjoyed breakfast on the deck looking out over a green garden and colorful lupines and other flowers. Carol cooks up scrumptious and unusual breakfast. Today's fare: spinach on toast topped by an egg plus pumpkin coffee cake and a pear with raspberry. Every day differs,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Stayed two nights this weekend. Clean, pleasant, comfortable bed and sheets/towels..and the hostess, Carol, was pleasant and accommodating. Nice breakfast on the back porch, with cut fruit, fresh-baked treat and a cooked entre. It was quite warm, an in-room a/c unit was added for the second night, which solved the problem.

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