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Certificate of Excellence
For almost two centuries, travelers have come to the Sherwood Inn to rest and relax. The Sherwood Inn offers 25 comfortable guest rooms, each carefully restored and uniquely decorated to retain the Inn's original charm. Many of our guest rooms overlook beautiful Skaneateles Lake, the easternmost of New York's five Finger Lakes. And always, our hospitality is enhanced by an attentive, friendly staff to make your stay comfortable and carefree. Lakeview dining is available in our casual Tavern and Front Porch or in our romantic, candlelit Dining Room
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Historic Hotel
Great View
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81Good for walkers
Grade: 81 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
16Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed 5 days ago

How can anyone not enjoy stepping back over 200 years in time? The location couldn’t be more perfect to enjoy Skaneateles. The dinners are gourmet, the tavern is a great place to enjoy a cocktail. It is difficult and costly to maintain an old building...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This very old inn wears its charm in the creaky uneven and well worn polished floorboards, the tiny rooms, the in window air conditioners, the small bathrooms. This is what some call quaint. The individually decorated rooms have charm, but I’d take a desk chair...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from TheSherwoodInn1807, Guest Relations Manager at Sherwood InnResponded November 2, 2018

First, and foremost, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate your candor and knowing about your most recent stay with us. We are sharing this review with our management team to see where and how we can improve our services...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018

The Sherwood Inn overlooks Lake Skaneateles, which is one of the most beautiful of the Finger Lakes. The town itself is charming. We stopped at the Inn recently to meet friends for lunch. The food was very good and it was obvious the the Inn's...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed October 2, 2018

First time in Skaneateles! Weekend wedding on the lake. The INN is a gem. We stayed at the Arbor House with several other wedding guests and it couldn't have been more perfect!. Five rooms, 5 couples all in town for the festivities. The lake is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This property is over 100 years old and feels it. The small suite in which we stayed was comfortable but very dated and felt old. The bathroom is in dire need of updating and still has separate faucets for hot and cold with no mixing...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from TheSherwoodInn1807, Guest Relations Manager at Sherwood InnResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Sherwood Inn. I am so very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. We are reviewing your comments and will be looking to make improvements to several guestrooms throughout the...More

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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Sunday morning this past June and while I wouldn't call it brunch it was a nice breakfast buffet. Typical stuff of scrambled eggs, potatoes, hot and cold cereals, breads and bagels you could toast, etc... More
July 29, 2015|
Response from TheSherwoodInn | Property representative |
There are 12 unique guest rooms and suites on the third floor of the Sherwood Inn. Each room has its own character and ambiance as well as certain appointed amenities such as lake views, fireplaces and/or jetted bath tubs... More
Room Tips
"Don't stay on the third floor if you can't manage stairs. Best to call inn directly to ask..."
Sep 8, 2018
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"Not a bad room in the place. Just lovely"
Aug 27, 2018
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"Ask for a room on the Lake side, to get a good view and more space."
Aug 23, 2018
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"Rooms on the front side of the Inn are a bit noisier but they have the best views of the lake. We accepted..."
Jul 29, 2018
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the sherwood innsherwood hotel skaneateles
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesSkaneateles
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