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William Sands House

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311 W. Sixth St., Erie, PA (Formerly Boothby Inn)
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William Sands House
Ranked #2 of 9 Erie B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Jona, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 4 nights and we really felt at home in William Sands House. A beautiful house, the room was large and cosy - the right choice for this stay. Patty was a wonderful host, we had great talks and good laughs during our breakfasts. If we come back to Erie - for sure we will stay there again.

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved staying here wish it was for more than one night but would definitely choose again! I went to college down the street and was in town for a wedding. Location is walking distance from downtown bars and restaurants. Limited parking in back but street is wide here. Wine corking/drinking supplies in downstairs common area (bring your own... More

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Conway, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed here so I could attend Gannon University's alumni weekend. What a perfect and beautiful house to use for a bed and breakfast! It is in a great location and it was clean and quiet. Patti was a wonderful host! She was so friendly and made us feel comfortable and we felt right at home! We... More

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

Awesome is a great compliment! We also enjoy our beautiful inn and its great location near Gannon University. We are glad that you felt comfortable and at home during your stay, we achieved our goal. Thanks for the kind review and we hope to see you again. Patti, Jeff & Chris More

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Clean, Quiet and Hospitable. The owners are very accommodating. Patti was a great host and everything worked well for an overnight stay. The location is convenient and in a tree lined university setting. A very nice stay.

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad that our accommodations worked well for you and that you had a very nice stay. We also enjoy our location, a beautiful tree lined street near Gannon University. Thanks again, Patti, Jeff & Chris More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were looking for a home away from home and found it!!! The rooms were private and the house was quiet. The keyless entry made coming and going easy. The hosts were welcoming and friendly. We will be coming back again.

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

We are thrilled that our Inn was a perfect fit for you. We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for the kind review. Patti,Jeff & Chris More

Barrie, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed for 2 nights on a U.S. shopping trip. We came from Canada to go to Grove City but didn't want to stay in Grove City. William Sands house was a perfect alternative, closer to the border and only a little over an hour from the outlet mall. We got in our outlet shopping but then... More

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

We are glad that your stay was relaxing, we accomplished our goal. We also enjoy our location, it is an easy walk to many restaurants, venues, and the waterfront. We are a little non-traditional for a B&B. If we are not able to greet you at the door, you are allowed to let yourself in with the keyless entry system.... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Really handsome well-kept historic home with lovely hosts. Amazingly comfortable king-sized bed. Their keypad entry system made arriving late easy and worry free. We changed dates and Chris was accommodating and helpful. Patti was a great host. We had great breakfast conversation but we felt no pressure or obligation to be social.

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased that you found the bed comfortable and the keyless entry system easy. We are also glad that you enjoyed our laid-back approach to breakfast. It was a pleasure meeting you. Patti, Jeff & Chris More

Carmel, IN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay at this lovely and immaculately clean Inn. Rooms are spacious, quiet and comfortable, with a beautiful and roomy covered front porch to enjoy your morning coffee on. The hosts were extremely gracious and made us feel like visiting friends! Highly recommend and will return if in the area again!

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your room and that you were able to take advantage of our front porch. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and we hope that you will stay again. Thanks for the kind review. Patti, Jeff & Chris More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The William Sands House was a wonderful surprise. Very well maintained historic mansion on Millionaire's row in Erie. Downtown Erie was a quick walk away and a 10 minute drive to Presque Isle. The room was very clean. The king size bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was big,bright and clean with plenty of hot water. The room had plenty... More

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

We strive to make your stay with us relaxing and we are pleased that we succeeded. We were more than happy to help you enjoy Erie with directions and suggestions. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope to see you again. Patti, Jeff & Chris More

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This lovely gracious old mansion is well kept and on a quiet street, but very close to Gannon University and the Bayfront. The rooms are updated with good bathrooms and very clean. Owners were very friendly and we felt like we had the whole place to ourselves. We enjoyed wine and our breakfast on the porch. Off street parking. We... More

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Chris K, Owner at William Sands House, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments! We are pleased that you found our inn elegant, the street quiet, and our keyless entry system easy. We strive to make your stay enjoyable. We hope to see you again. Patti, Jeff & Chris More

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Address: 311 W. Sixth St., Erie, PA (Formerly Boothby Inn)
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

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