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Benjamin Porter House

10 State Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152
Benjamin Porter House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We decided to make a trip to the Finger Lakes for a weekend and stumbled on to this B&B. It was incredible. The home is beautiful and our hosts, Kathy and Charlie, went out of their way to make us feel at home. The food was excellent and Skaneateles is a beautiful little town worth exploring - something very easy... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We've stayed at the Benjamin Porter House during visits to the Finger Lakes region of NY State, and always have a wonderful relaxing stay. Our most recent trip was just marvelous. The house is both elegant and charming, with stately rooms and beautifully landscaped grounds just a block from downtown Skaneateles. it's a perfect place to have a leisurely morning... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

We spent one night at the Benjamin Porter House and were sorry to leave! Kathy is a wonderful hostess and very obliging; she went out of her way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Our room was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. There was even a vase of fresh lilac on the bedside table. Breakfast was lovely: a... More 

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

We stayed at Benjamin Porter in May 2010 and I'm still thinking about it. The room was incredible. The bed was amazingly comfortable and the bathroom with jacuzzi tub was simply divine. It was a very relaxing weekend. Our hosts were great to talk to but also gave us space. I hope we return soon.

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New York, NY
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

This review is so long overdue! I spent an amazing 4th of July weekend in Skaneateles with my partner, visiting some friends in the area. Had heard that we simply had to check out the Benjamin Porter House, and that was no lie. We've stayed at many fine hotels and resorts (paying much more than BPH charges, by the way)... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2009

This has to be one of the most disappointing places we have ever had the misfortune to stumble on. The room we stayed in was absolutely beautiful with the most comfortable bed ever however we got no sleep as our host spent ALL NIGHT watching TV in the room directly beneath us. What a waste of money. Would definitely not... More 

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16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2008

This bed and breakfast is very conveniently located in the centre of Skaneateles. You can easily walk to anywhere you need to go in the town. We stayed in the Master Suite which had a beautiful jacuzzi tub that overlooked the garden, as well as a very comfortable four poster king size bed. The home itself if very tastefully decorated... More 

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Providence, RI
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2008

My husband and I stayed at the porter house for a wedding we were attending and I plan on making another booking for this summer because we had such a wonderful experience. Owners Kathy and Bill are intelligent and hospitable--making for an overall enjoyable and enlightening trip to a small finger lakes town. You're crazy not to visit.

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