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Hotel Lenhart

20-22 Lakeside Drive, PO Box 449, Bemus Point, NY
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millerton, ny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have a soft spot for hotels like the Lenhart that have been around since the 1880's and are still run by founding families - the wide porch with rocking chairs, rooms with flowered wall paper and no televisions or phones. It's like spending a night in a museum with no air-conditioning or elevators. You wonder why the sink is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose to stay in the very economical top floor room with shared bath. The room was absolutely charming. Two windows facing the lake, Cabbage rose wallpaper and comfortable double bed. The bath, complete with claw foot tub was immaculate. Breakfast was ample and served by lovely young women working their way through school. You'll find a bio of your... More 

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Pataskala, Ohio
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a trip back in time! It's an old Victorian hotel that has retained its charm. The desk staff are attired in period clothes so you feel as though you are in a time capsule. There are no TV's in the room but they do have WiFi. The sinks and Victorian cast iron tubs add to the nostalgia.... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Returned for our annual business trip to the area, and spend a couple hours sitting at the beautiful Hotel Lenhart, overlooking Lake Chautauqua, sipping real, authentic Dark 'n Stormies. If you know what they are, this is the only place in the area to get them, and they are made perfectly. Skip the house drink the Porch Rocker, and go... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We have been going to the Lenhart for over 20 years now. As soon as you walk into the spacious lobby, you feel like you have went 100 years back into time! No elevators, No Phones, No air, NO TV. Just sit on the large front porch and watch the Amazing sunset on the Lake. The rooms are all different... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We stayed in a remodeled room with full bath that kept that feeling of walking back into another era. I noticed that other guests were using the bathrooms at the end of the hallway. A very good breakfast was included. But the Hotel Lenhart is all about sitting on the front porch rocking, people watching, and sipping on a cold... More 

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Thank Mary V
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I'm okay with quaint hotels but I am not okay with grown people having a frat party at midnight. Place smells old and decaying. Only accepts cash and checks - no cards - this way you have no paper trail for the government. Minimal at best. Bar is like your 99 year old grandma's basement. Once is enough.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I did not stay here but took advantage of the lounge and set out and rock the day away on their porch it's all done in Victorian-style just beautiful with a great view of the lake they also have a restaurant would love to try staying here And if you just want to do nothing spend the day rocking in... More 

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Freeport, Ohio
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

You have to experience this at least once! we were able stay one night, and at the end of the summer season on the Lake. When I walked into the hotel, I could imagine that I was on the Titanic to sail, definitely a step back in time. IT was cool weather when we were there, so we did not... More 

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2 Thank Kim F
Albion, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This hotel has to be one of the best-kept secrets in Western New York! Be aware that if you are a fast pace person who does not like to wait, don't check in. This is a summer hotel, the last original on the lake owned by the same family since the 1800s. There are no phones, no televisions, no heat,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Lenhart

Address: 20-22 Lakeside Drive, PO Box 449, Bemus Point, NY
Location: United States > New York > Chautauqua County > Bemus Point
Price Range: $80 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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