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City Lights Inn

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Philadelphia, Pa
Reviewed November 12, 2015

We have stayed several times at City Lights and have enjoyed ourselves each time. Collin and Aaron are very helpful and do their best to accommodate my large family's many requests - even our dog. Weekend breakfasts are bountiful and great. The brothers take your order for omelets or offer french toast, pancakes etc - even working with our daughter's...

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Canandaigua, United States
Reviewed November 10, 2015

This place is a restored farm house on an old farm on the hills overlooking downtown Ithaca. There are only a handful of rooms each of which have been decorated with country charm. The Inn is run by two brothers who are very friendly and helpful. They also cook a wonderful breakfast for you on certain days. If you like...

1Thank William S
San Jose, California
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Our experience wasn't as great as some of the other guests who have reviewed this property. We were in the studio--the room is a little small and it has six doors/openings! Three of those doors lead to other parts of the house, but were closed by simple latches. That was a bit odd+creepy, but not terrible. Our stay was for...

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Reviewed August 13, 2015

Our stay was for 2 days, Collin and Erin were excellent hosts, help by picking up flowers and champagne (beautiful and customized for us specifically) the b&b was perfect, we were given a tour, suggestions as to where to go, what to do. the trip was splendid, they truly made us feel like family

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Guilford, Connecticut
Reviewed August 11, 2015

A very comfortable place to spend a couple of days - we truly enjoyed meeting the young twin brothers who are working hard to succeed at their bed and breakfast dream. They focus on meeting the needs of the guests. The room was spacious and pleasant. We loved the resident cats and dog! (Not to worry if you have allergies-...

1Thank MarjiShapiro
Washington DC Area
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Just spent 3 nights at City Lights and highly recommend. We stayed in the spacious North Suite - very comfortable. Close to Ithaca and so much beautiful scenery. Collin & Aaron are great -- very hospitable & cooked a delicious breakfast each morning. They have big plans for the surrounding land and do most of the work themselves. We would...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Friendly place out in the country though only 2 miles from Ithaca. Run by young twin brothers, the inn has comfortable clean quiet rooms with private entrances. An outstanding breakfast (omelettes to order on the weekends) is served is a big beautiful farmhouse kitchen. The only negative was that the owners have decided that guests do not want their rooms...

Thank christine k
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 31, 2015

the 2 young owners(twins) are really hospitable and provide an excellent buffet breakfast the accommodation is very comfortable-it is very spacious with all you need-comfortable bed and chair and good lighting bathroom very good and also spacious we had extra room in our unit in which we could keep any food and use kettle etc located 2 miles from centre...

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London U.K.
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Spent 4 nights here in May in the North Suite. Delighted to find a spacious room with a large, well fitted bathroom and an enormous kitchen. With our own front door to the verandah it was very much home-from-home and even though it was just off the road it was quiet at night and we slept soundly. Very good breakfast...

2Thank Helen-Sarah48
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We arrived a bit late and the owner was there to greet us and show us around. He was very helpful and personable. The room was spacious and very clean. The kitchenette was a huge bonus and we had everything we could have needed. Most definitely the best spinach, feta omelet I've ever had was served for breakfast in an...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
County chic Greek Revival farm house, private suites, beautiful gardens, hiking, x-country ski, running trail on site, Cable, Wireless, AC, full breakfast on weekends, enjoy the panoramic view of the "city lights". ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lights Inn

Address: 1319 Mecklenburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9394 (Formerly The Inn @ City Lights)
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $125 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the room are different. Check them all out on line before reserving.”
M3427FIwilliams, Nov 10, 2015 | Read review
“only 5 units”
barrym324, May 31, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in "Granny's Room". There is no en-suite bathroom but the way the house is set up we had the floor to ourselves, so our bathroom was just down the hall. The room has a queen sized bed, so comfortable for a couple. There's a great view from the room, so I witnessed a beautiful sunrise one morning.”
  • Granny's Room.
sunnydeeds, Oct 15, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Studio... it was very nice.”
tetyanaj, Sep 10, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the '2 West Suite'. It was lovely!”
SophieandBill, Jul 22, 2014 | Read review
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