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Arbor Inn at Griffin House

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An exceptional lodging choice in the midst of Oneida County’s "Getaway Region" offering five guest rooms and suites in a picturesque upstate New York country setting. The Arbor Inn at Griffin House is located just 10 minutes and four turns away from exit #32 (Westmoreland) off the NYS Thruway) and on this short drive to the inn you will pass through the beautiful Hamilton College campus (chartered in 1812). Our ideal location makes us a popular choice for overnight lodging when traveling across the state or as a base when planning your upstate New York vacation. Guests enjoy our quiet setting on five peaceful acres but appreciate our close proximity to the picturesque Village of Clinton where they may stroll back in time to a village filled with one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and cafes. During the summer months, you might be lucky enough to take in a Tuesday night concert on our "New England-style" village green or shop at the weekly Farmer’s Market held Thursdays throughout the summer.Bed & Breakfast accommodations are offered in five well appointed guest rooms and suites located in both the Main House and the Courtyard Wing. Our 1800’s property has been beautifully renovated and expanded resulting in a wonderful combination of elegance and vintage charm. Amenities for the most discerning of travelers include complimentary wireless internet access, private baths, televisions, 24 hour coffee/tea availability and breakfast served each morning. The well kept grounds are filled with gardens and the front porch is the perfect spot for enjoying the upstate New York surroundings.
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a night here on our way to Glimmerglass for an afternoon opera. Ellen and Dave welcomed us into their gorgeous B&B and immediately made us feel right at home. The Vineyard Room is as lovely as it looks, the bed...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

My wife’s cousin lives in Clinton and we had never been there to visit her so ew decided to stop by on a trip to New Hampshire. The Arbor Inn was recommended by my wife’s cousin. While it was not the easiest place to find...More

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Response from Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin HouseResponded August 27, 2018

We are so glad that you decided to stay in Clinton on your way to New Hampshire! We were delighted to have you as guests and hope you will make this an annual stop on your travels! Thank you for all of your kind comments...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

Everything was perfect at this outstanding place: the room, services, food, a beautiful location and especially the warmth of the hosts. Detour if necessary to stay here . You can walk the Hamilton College campus and take short hike in Root Glen. Try Nola's on...More

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Response from Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin HouseResponded June 14, 2018

thank you for your kind review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit here and look forward to having you back again! The peonies in the Root Glen gardens bloomed fully just after your visit and were beautiful!

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Nice rooms and spacious. Super close to Hamilton and the tiny but lovely town of Clinton right outside your front door. Comfortable and much more than a hotel room. Decorated tastefully and with town center/square within yards, great place to catch Sunday and weekday farmers...More

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Response from Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin HouseResponded April 29, 2018

We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Clinton and your stay at our Williams Street Guest Suite! We do hope that you will come back again when there are lots of activities taking place on the Village Green...Thursday Farmer's Market,...More

Reviewed February 17, 2018

Ellen and Dave went of their way to be sure our stay was superlative in every way - from the welcome upon our arrival and the little nuance about the small throw rug that reduced the heat in the room (Vineyard), to the delicious fresh...More

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Response from Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin HouseResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We really enjoyed having you with us for the Hamilton and Clinton Hockey Weekend. We loved hearing the stories of your time at Hamilton and the hockey escapades! We do hope that you will stay with us...More

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"For those with accessibility needs, there is an annex connected to the main building."
Feb 17, 2018
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"Best place to stay in Utica-Clinton area!"
Oct 16, 2017
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"Berkshire Suite has a lot of room for 3 people"
Aug 16, 2017
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"Ask for the Vineyard room or a corner suite, with in-room bathroom."
Jul 3, 2017
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