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The Brewster Inn

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6 Ledyard Avenue, Cazenovia, NY 13035
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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived for a 5:30 dinner on a beautiful summer Saturday evening. There are 3 choices for seating; indoors, a large patio with an awning which overlooks the lake, or patio tables set on the lawn which is close to the dock and the lake. We chose the lawn tables and it was a perfect evening. The scenery, the food,... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 6 of us had the pleasure of dining “al fresco” at the Brewster Inn on a beautiful evening at sunset, overlooking Cazenovia Lake. Just the perfect setting for an evening of conversation, food and fellowship. The outdoor seating area is spacious, with great views. We were delighted that all we could hear was the breeze in the... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service. The property is lovely. Bed was comfortable. Hoping for a Jacuzzi room next trip. The town is really nice as well. Great lake front views also. The restaurant was quite delicious as well.

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New Hartford, NY
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46 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm writing about the restaurant. Parking lot loaded. Huge number of outdoor diners. We ate inside. Kind of stuffy atmosphere here. Very extensive and eclectic menu. Prices moderate...$122 for four people with a drink for each. We shared one dessert. Waitstaff seemed tired of saying the same thing over and over again. But the food was worth all this...Excellent and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took off early for a dinner and had a drink at the bar before our 5 pm seating outside. Our drinks at the bar were awesome. We were seated promptly at 5 and Kelly our server was great. I ordered a smoked salmon appetizer and the wife French onion soup And sea bass. Half portion. Everything was was spot on.... More 

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Irondequoit, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were in carriage house #24. Large well appointed room. The road was close by but the well built structure didn't allow any noise to disturb us. Staff was efficient and helpful without being intrusive. The grounds are on the lake with a beautiful view of the entire lake. The provided breakfast was self service waffles, bagels, juice, yogurt etc.... More 

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Sauquoit, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food was delicious and the service was excellent. My husband had a beef dish and I ad the Brewster inn shrimp scampi. Our dessert was fabulous. Our only disappointment was the cost of the soda. We were charged for each soda. I had a glass of wine which was very good. $3.50 per soda seems a bit excessive given... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

While the property was historical and the views were scenic, I thought the $200 room would offer a modicum of luxury, or at least some quiet. We sat on the balcony at night and were annoyed with the sounds of a bug zapper nearby. At 6 am the kitchen below our room came to life and we heard every thud,... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We sat outside on patio with beautiful view of lake. We were group of 10 and everything ran smoothly. We started with Bloody Mary's, Mimosa's and coffee. We ordered the made to order Eggs Benedict they were excellent brought to the table direct from kitchen. They were cooked perfectly and hollendaise sauce was very creamy and tasty. At the buffet... More 

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Caitlin G, Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback. We take great pride in our Sunday brunches, as well as our wonderful outdoor seating area. There is no better way to end the weekend and kick off a busy work week than to enjoy a beautiful brunch right on the lake. We hope to see you back at our... More 

Hamlin, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is the perfect place for a weekend get away. The staff was very friendly and helpful offering suggestions on things to do in the town, which is lovely. The location is great right on Cazenovia Lake and you can walk to the main part of town where there are several restaurants. There is also a beautiful winery right up... More 

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Caitlin G, Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback in regards to your stay in our hotel! We love that not only do we have rooms in our main house, but also our carriage house rooms. Although the carriage house isn't right on the water, we love that our main house has open lawn access with rocking chairs, fire... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the only hotel on Cazenovia Lake, The Brewster Inn is a historic mansion, built in 1890 as the summer home of Standard Oil Financier, Benjamin Brewster. Overnight guests choose from rooms in either the main house or the adjacent carriage house, many rooms of which were renovated in 2015. All rooms and suites have private baths, television, and HVAC. Some rooms even feature jacuzzis, fireplaces, sun porches, private decks and lakeviews. The inn also offers a DiRona Award Winning Restaurant and a Wine Spectator Awarded wine cellar on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brewster Inn

Address: 6 Ledyard Avenue, Cazenovia, NY 13035
Location: United States > New York > Cazenovia
Price Range: $115 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brewster Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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