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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This 13,000 square foot mansion has been lovingly restored by the current owners. they provided attentive service and beautiful rooms. The views from the porch were exceptional. the only negative is the fact that they are several hundred feet above the town of Glens Falls which is only a challenge if you have no car, which was our case because... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here several times. It's in a great location. The host is friendly and accommodating. The meals have been timely and delicious. I would highly recommend this B&B for a couple looking for a romantic weekend.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a wedding during Independence Day weekend. The wide porch with chairs/couches provides an excellent opportunity to relax. The owners Maria and John were very nice. As I am a diabetic, they were very willing to change the breakfasts to accommodate me. I had room #8, and while I can’t comment on the other rooms, this room... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights in the beginning of July 2016 and had a fabulous time. Maria and John were perfect hosts, always asking if everything was okay and if we needed anything. Maria offered great suggestions on places to visit. Breakfasts were very delicious. We stayed in room 14, which has a private bath and is HUGE. Being closest... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a wedding during Independence Day weekend. The view is MAGNIFICENT, and the wide porch with chairs/couches provides an excellent opportunity to relax and take in the lake by day, and the stars by night. The location is extremely close to the town of Watkins Glen, and it's very easy to get from here to the Seneca... More 

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Westchester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our anniversary June 2015 at Idlwilde Inn. This was our second visit there. We had a lovely weekend exploring the town, state park, Seneca lake and the vineyards. We reserved the carriage house rooms with another couple. There are only two rooms there, one with a livingroom, so we had the place to ourselves. We also walked a... More 

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Geneseo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night after hiking gorgeous Watkins Glen. Room 10 has a great little balcony and sitting room so you have 2 options for nice views of the lake. Breakfast was very tasty! Roof lines are cozy but might not be the best room for really tall people.

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

took a last minute weekend reservation at the idlewilde inn. from making the reservation with john to our greeting with maria we were beyond satisfied with our experience. they are both pleasant & gracious and perfect hosts. the inn is beautiful, well kept and immaculately clean as are the grounds. the wrap around porch provided a quiet afternoon of relaxation... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stayed in the carriage house, room 15, for our 10th anniversary trip. The room across the hall had the A/C register for both rooms. So, to turn on the air conditioner, we either had to bother the people across the hall or go down to the main house and ask them to turn it on. The rules state that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Very nice place. Our hosts, Carlo & Nancy were very nice. The property is clean & well maintained. Convenient to the local restaurants, Watkins Glen State Park, and numerous wineries, and a short drive to Ithaca and other Finger Lakes attractions. However, for the price, the room we had should have been nicer. Bare white walls, cheap hardware & fixtures,... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idlewilde Inn is an 18 room Victorian mansion built in 1892. This charming house has a character given by exquisite craftsmanship of an earlier era, with meticulously done staircase, moldings, ornamental ceilings, and fireplaces. There are several sun rooms, and a huge breezy wraparound porch, all overlooking the beauty of Seneca Lake. Idlewilde Inn is only a short walk to town. Historical Watkins Glen and the Fingerlakes area offer many year round activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idlwilde Inn

Address: One Lakeview Ave, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Price Range: $95 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Idlwilde Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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