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“Recommended for visitors to Stony Brook University” 5 of 5 stars
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Aunt Betty's Bed and Breakfast
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2 Harmony Lane, Setauket, NY 11733   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Setauket B&B and Inns
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“Recommended for visitors to Stony Brook University”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Why stay at the Holiday Inn or area hotels if you are visiting Stony Brook area? Had alot of work to prep on my trip this week but business was made enjoyable by the comfy room and pleasant stay at Aunt Betty's. Maybe it was the soak in the big garden tub or the yummy snacks outside the bedroom door or the peace and quiet, but I slept like a log. The wifi is solid, the desk and lighting are perfect - this is a place to get work done and have a vacation at the same time. Thanks Aunt Betty!

Room Tip: Room #1 has best wifi.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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 York City, New York
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

It was as though it was our own home. We arrived a few hours before having to attend a wedding in the area. Betty was on the way our so the lovely home was basically ours! There are three guest rooms: #1 is enormous with a pretty elaborate bathroom; #2 and #3 are pretty identical, although #3 doesn't have an en suite bathroom (the bathroom for #3, however, is directly across the hall and reserved exclusively for the occupants of room #3). As other reviewers have said, the place is immaculate! But what makes the B&B experience at Betty's so special is the personal touch. The bow on our wedding gift was detaching--Betty provided a roll of tape to re-attach. I forgot the earring back for one of my earrings--Betty's daughter provided one. Try looking for an earring back at a Holiday Inn!

The grounds around the home are lovely--a fireplace pit, seating, beautiful trees and plants with charming little gnomes hiding throughout. Unfortunately, the rain prevented our enjoying the grounds.

Finally, the morning's breakfast--great coffee--is a delicious and social way to begin the day. Seated at an intimate dining table, Betty serves up fruit and egg-in-a-hole or other substantial breakfast treats.

An absolutely delightful place to stay!

Room Tip: Room #1 is super spacious but #2 or #3 are good sized bedrooms as well.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Staten Island, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Look no further.If you need a place to stay in this area this is it.I will never stay in a hotel again.The place is immaculate,room 3 was great,and I felt from the minute we arrived that we knew Betty all our lives.She is definately a special lady and her breakfasts were to die for.Even Suzie the dog was friendly.Having lost our beloved dog 2 weeks prior to staying there it was as if she knew.One morning she was even outside the bedroom door and greeted us as we came for breakfast!!!!Cant say enough about Betty and her B&B and if you stay check out her gardens in the back you'll be impressed!!!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Liverpool, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

If you are looking for comfort, convenience and squeaky clean accommodations, look no further. Aunt Betty's offers all of the above at a very reasonable rate. Betty is truly of the most genuine, no
nonsense individuals that you will meet and you just might find yourself spending a good portion of your vacation exchanging stories with her over the breakfast table. One night we even made egg creams...what a hoot! Seriously, staying with Betty will change your life for the better!
We stayed in room #1 which has ample space and a large bath with plenty of room if, like myself, you tend to bring an arsenal of products. Located 1 mile from Port Jefferson, this B&B served as a excellent home base as we explored the entire north fork and even points south. We would certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Aunt Betty's Bed and Breakfast is significantly better than staying in a hotel or motel. Not only is Aunt Betty charming and extremely helpful with directions, etc, but her accomodations make you feel like you are in a nicer version of your own home. We stayed in Room 1 for two nights, and I haven't slept so well in ages! The decor is homey and the bathroom is twice the size of my bathroom at home, and filled with amenities. I highly recommend staying here, and it's an amazing value.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Clinton, Massachusetts
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

I was looking for accommodations for my parents and myself in the Port Jefferson area. Aunt Betty’s was a terrific alternative as we were looking for something different from the standard hotel chain. The B&B is an extension of Betty, welcoming, warm and friendly. The rooms were spotless and comfortable. The breakfast is cooked by Betty and is super! I would definitely stay again and would recommend Betty’s B&B to others.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

My wife and I returned to New York to visit family over the Easter Holiday. Looking to avoid the typical batch of crazy served with every family gathering, we booked a room at Aunt Betty's due to all of the positive reviews. We were absolutely delighted with our stay. Not only were the rooms adorable, they were immaculate, had their own bathrooms, and the beds were comfortable enough to warrant me contemplating mattress theft.

Amenities aside, the real treat was Aunt Betty herself. Every once in a while you meet a person who makes you feel like your one of the family. With in minutes we felt like we were talking with an old friend. Aunt Betty's warm humor, and knowledge of the area are worth the trip alone. As if this weren't enough, the woman can cook a mean breakfast. Every meal was excellent, and Aunt Betty will not let a person walk away from her table hungry. I highly recommend Aunt Betty's Bed and Breakfast and certainly plan on staying there again.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2 Harmony Lane, Setauket, NY 11733
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Setauket
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Setauket
Number of rooms: 8

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