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Sherwood Inn

26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Sherwood Inn
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Skaneateles
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rock Hill, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently we had the pleasure of luncheon dining at the Sherwood Inn with my wife's sister. When we first arrived we were seated at a table near the bar which we found was very loud with a group of friends whooping it up. We requested another location and were efficiently and speedily moved to a booth in another part of... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our" 25th" anniversary and we chose the Finger Lakes area . We were recommended by a friend to visit Skaneateles because of the town. I looked up the hotels and chose the Sherwood Inn and decided to give it a try. We have stayed in many hotels, and I have to say it was probably one of the... More

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Meghan L, Manager at Sherwood Inn, responded to this review

We regret that you were disappointed with your experience at the Sherwood Inn. We strive to provide the highest level of guest services. We thank you for your comments and we hope that you will consider us for another stay in the future. We are confident that we will exceed your expectations. More

New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We found the Sherwood Inn by accident two years ago during the holiday season and decided to make the two-hour trip back to Skaneateles again this year for the purpose of staying there again. My girlfriend loves the Christmas tree and the fireplace in the foyer (not to mention the gas fireplaces and hot tubs in every room). Many of... More

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Selkirk, NY
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Two factors helped us choose this inn for a post Christmas - pre New Year's escape - reviews on Trip Advisor and because it is a Select Registry property. Our room (#31) was cozy with a gas fireplace and whirlpool tub. The room was located on the front of the building along the main street through the town. It was... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Have stayed several times now here. Nice, friendly, beautifully situated at end of the Lake and within walking distance of center of village. Currier & Ives Main Street. However beware of rooms that look over the fan from kitchen. Rooms 18-25 and 40 sit next to or above. Fan drones on and on interrupting what might be a very peaceful... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
48 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The reviews of the Sherwood Inn are consistently good, but when we looked closer at its website we kind of thought it might be a risky choice. But we liked the idea of being on the lake and also the fact that unlike its sister properties, everything we wanted was in the one place. Well after now having stayed there,... More

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Ogdensburg, NY
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We truly enjoyed our stay. It was our 25th anniversary getaway and the room was fantastic! The restaurant was incredible as well. Considering another trip down next fall! The room was one of the nicest we have ever stayed in. Nice touch of a traditional inn without sacrificing modern conveniences. The staff was incredibly polite and very professional. The complimentary... More

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Syracuse, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Went to dinner this evening, and can best be described as they threw the food on a plate to hyper ry it out of the kitchen. Poorly displayed, cold, unappetizing. The one vegetarian dish, polenta and Brussels sprouts was so bad didn't finish. Time to teach the kitchen staff how to cook, and the wait staff how to handle poorly... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed two nights and they were very accomodating, the staff was amazing and the rooms were very cozy. The restaurant was extremely good and service was excellent. The rooms were very traditional and extremely comfortable. I would not hesitate to recommend this in and can't wait to return

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We drove from Boston to the Finger Lakes area and decided to stop for the night at the Sherwood Inn in Skaneatles. They were very welcoming and gave us a discounted rate on a lovely room overlooking the lake. We had a very nice dinner there with wine from the local Anyelas winery. A very comfortable and good value stay.

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Additional Information about Sherwood Inn

Also Known As:
The Sherwood Inn
Sherwood Hotel Skaneateles
Address: 26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Skaneateles
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Skaneateles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For almost two centuries, travelers have come to the Sherwood Inn to rest and relax. The Sherwood Inn offers 25 comfortable guest rooms, each carefully restored and uniquely decorated to retain the Inn's original charm. Many of our guest rooms overlook beautiful Skaneateles Lake, the easternmost of New York's five Finger Lakes. And always, our hospitality is enhanced by an attentive, friendly staff to make your stay comfortable and carefree. Lakeview dining is available in our casual Tavern and Front Porch or in our romantic, candlelit Dining Room ... more   less 

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