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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Ilex Inn Bed and Breakfast in early May and had a perfect get away! We stayed in the private Kennedy Cottage, located in the back of the main house, for two nights and could not have been more pleased with the cleanliness and attention to detail we found. We loved having the hot... More 

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IlexEllicottville, Owner at The Ilex Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Kathleen. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us...Hope to see you again soon. More 

Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We spent two nights at the Ilex Inn in February, and were very pleased with the choice. Our room was warm and inviting, with a chair, and gas fireplace. The bathrooms were large by inn standards. Everything was clean and well maintained. The second floor sitting area was a pleasant surprise with coffee maker, and tiny fridge large enough to... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We enjoyed Ilex B&B immensely. It was our first visit and we were pleasantly surprised at how nice it really was. Rick and Glenda make it all happen, with their friendliness and helpfulness. Breakfasts were the best. One day it was yogurt and fruit, choice of juice, excellent coffee, perfectly crafted thick French toast and tasty sausage patties. Nice people... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My wife and I spent a great weekend at the Ilex Inn. We have stayed at several other places in Ellicottville and none as nice as the Ilex. The hosts Rick and Glenda were great to us and helped in many ways. We enjoyed the breakfast which as made fresh - my wife who avoids certain foods was readily accommodated.... More 

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Buffalo, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed two different times and both time were great! The hosts are wonderful people and breakfast was delicious! Me and my husband look forward to visiting again soon! It is in a very convenient location!

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Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Last weekend was our third time at the Ilex and it was just as wonderful as the first. The inn is beautiful and very comfortable. You feel like family there. We have met others who stayed there and have become friends. Rick and Glenda are the warmest, most inviting people you could meet. We will definitely go back and we... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This was our first foray into the B&B world. We usually stay at hotels with pools and hot tubs. Well, this had both plus the intimate feel we were looking for in a small town. Rick and Glenda went out of their way to make us feel as if we were family. Their homemade breakfast, included, was scrumptious and well... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Walls are peeling. Found a nice big big on blanket! Flea or bed big? We wanted to check out but wouldn't be able to get any sort of refund so we did a thorough check of the bed. We were put in the room that was in the front of the building.Which was loud with truck traffic through out the... More 

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IlexEllicottville, Owner at The Ilex Inn, responded to this review

We are so very sorry your stay with us was not good. We would like to respond to your review. I personally checked you in and we always check our rooms prior to our guests arriving. The room was clean and we have never had any bug issues. Occasionally a bug may get into a room. It is summer in... More 

Lockport, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Rick & Glenda are wonderful hosts; you'll feel like you've know them forever. Property (inside & out) is well maintained and tastefully decorated. All rooms include a private bath w/ comfy robes & breakfast each morning was delicious. Some amenities include a huge hot tub, sparkling inground pool and a large wrap around porch w/ rockers that invite you to... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Having visited and stayed in Ellicottville for more than 15 years, I never noticed or knew about the Ilex Inn...and now I am hooked. Besides having a pool and hot tub and an easy five to ten minute walk to the village, this place is a gem at HALF the cost of a condo or even a hotel room...and worth... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 6 guest rooms in the main house, and a cottage. We are an adult elegant country inn and couples retreat.We have a main dinning room where delicious breakfasts are served daily. There are two relaxing sitting rooms, one up stairs and one downstairs. All our rooms have a gas or electric fireplace and private bath.Enjoy our year round outdoor hot tub on our covered patio, and our seasonal inground swimming pool.You can snowmobile in and out of our B&B. We have hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing available right from the Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ilex Inn

Address: 6416 Route 242 E, Po Box 589, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9742
Location: United States > New York > Ellicottville
Price Range: $125 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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