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Plymouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed during our daughter's orientation at Hobart William Smith. The home was owned by the founder of William Smith and is rich in history. The property is well maintained, charming and very quiet, something we appreciate! The owner, Teresa, is warm and welcoming!

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North East, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Theresa and Dave are great B&B Innkeepers. They provide excellent hospitality with out over doing it. As a rule, I am not a big fan of B&Bs because of the lack of "space" provided by the proprietors to their guests. I always felt uneasy about needing to be "social" at B&Bs when not in the mood for it. I guess... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

The William Smith is an extraordinary charming and cozy B&B. The rooms are remarkably spacious and tastefully equipped. My daughter immediately felt like a princess when she saw our room. Even our bathroom was spacious and nicely furnished. Needless to say that all rooms are very clean. Theresa, the innkeeper, is very helpful. She helps you with many suggestions that... More 

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Thank Kurtito
Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Well....this just made my night. Many thanks for this special review! More 

McDonough, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful inn managed by Theresa an amazing host. The inn is an architectural beauty that is spotlessly clean and welcoming. My wife is gluten free and Theresa , in addition to her regular breakfasts , made wonderful gluten free choices the two nights we spent there. If you visit Geneva , this is the place to stay

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful stay and even better conversation. Looking forward to your next visit! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

This historic Inn is graced with an amazing innkeeper! The advanced information she provided, allowed us to plan for a perfect Finger Lakes getaway. She was there when we needed her, and not when we wanted to be alone. Our room was neat, clean and comfortable. A separate guest kitchen provided wine glasses, plates for our afternoon snack and a... More 

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Thank Tom Q
Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Well...let's just say you were super guests! I so enjoyed our chats and was happy to help, in any way, to make your visit perfect! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5 stayed for two nights. The house is wonderful, like a throwback in time to grander age. Huge rooms, beautiful bathrooms. The owners are friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend staying here for college visits. It's quiet, relaxed and great location.

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being so accommodating as well! Loved having you stay! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I stayed for two nights in the William Smith Suite while on college visits. The Inn is lovely and clean and Theresa goes above and beyond to make your stay the best it can be. She is very knowledgeable about the area and Hobart and William Smith College. She treats her guests like old friends and... More 

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Thank JK43
Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

I love to talk college admissions! Thank you for the wonderful visit! More 

Boston
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Some people are just naturals. Theresa is the most engaging and attentive innkeeper you could ever hope for. The inn is beautiful and located on a safe quiet street. Breakfast (french toast, chicken sausage. fresh fruit, and assorted juices and coffee of course) on the front porch was special. Second morning quiches (fresh basil and tomato or vidalia onion -... More 

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Wow! It helps to have super guests! More 

Bedford, NY
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a 4 day get away to the Finger Lakes and stayed at The William Smith Inn. Beautiful inn in a nice quiet neighborhood, conveniently located a mile out of town. Our room was beautifully decorated, spacious and spotless. We loved the claw-foot tub in the bathroom and the bed was so comfy! We... More 

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much! I'm so happy your visit to the Finger Lakes was everything you imagined! Looking forward to your next visit! More 

Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

William Smith Inn, Finger Lakes, Geneva, NY. Stayed here for two nights in mid June 2016. We arrived in town and took a chance that we would get a room. Walked up and knocked, and called and were warmly greeted by Theresa who along with her husband Dave own this fabulous Inn. As luck was on our side there was... More 

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! I'm so glad you took a chance and ended up here! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The William Smith Inn opened its doors in June 2009. William Smith was a philanthropist, astronomer, spiritualist and nurseryman. Your hosts, David & Theresa Gage, have restored this home to its former glory for your comfort and pleasure. This Italianate home, built in 1873, features quarter-cut white oak floors with black walnut inlay, monstrous chestnut doors, floor-to-ceiling windows and incredibly detailed molding. The home is situated on 3.2 acres in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The William Smith Inn

Address: 600 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-1404
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Geneva
Price Range: $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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