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Hancock House Hotel
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Hancock
Reviewed July 9, 2012

We stayed at the hotel the last weekend of June. As I was walking to the room for the first time, the hall was a gathering place for many families staying on the same floor. But, I'm happy to report the room was quiet, nice and roomy, and very clean.

It was a hot weekend, so we had to have the a/c on, and it was fairly quiet (as quiet as an a/c can be) with just a constant running noise - no cycling on and off in response to the room temperature.

Since there were so many families staying in the hotel that night, the breakfast scene the next morning was noisy, and hectic. We were offered the buffet, but no menus, even though according to the hotel book in the room, our breakfast choice from the menu was included in the price of the room. My 2 year old wouldn't eat anything from the buffet, so the waitress, who was cheerful, did bring us a bowl of oatmeal when we asked. The buffet consisted of typical country breakfast: eggs, french toast, sausage, bacon, and biscuits and gravy. No fruit, or yogurt, or oatmeal, which would have been preferred choice for our family. They did have little boxes of cereal, but all were gone by the time we arrived at 8:30 am.

This hotel was fairly priced, was nicely kept, and centrally located in the town of Hancock.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We enjoyed our one night stay at Hancock House. The rooms were large and fairly spacious, bathrooms were homey and not industrial, the downstairs lobby area was relaxing, and the staff were very accommodating even during a period (camp week) when things were a little crazy. I'd stay at Hancock House again given the decor, cleanliness and helpful attitude of the staff.

Room Tip: The front rooms have a lovely balcony.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised by how clean and comfortable this hotel and the rooms were, except we stayed upstairs from the bar and the kitchen (room 212). While we managed to fall asleep despite music from the bar in the evening, my whole family woke up to blaring Neil Young music at 6am. My husband went downstairs to ask them to turn down the music, but there was no one at the desk, so he followed the noise to the kitchen. After asking them to turn it down, we could still hear the thumping bass line and he had to go back down - again - and ask them to please turn it off. The walls are paper thin and this was just crazy unacceptable. We were groggy and could not fall back asleep and the sleep deprivation nearly ruined our day. We were really surprised that the kitchen would blast music at 6am on a Saturday morning in a small hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 26, 2012

My first time staying at the hotel. 2 friends and I booked 2 rooms for a Sunday night, the first day of trout season. We had a late night on the river so we called and let them know we were still coming but that it would be a late night. We checked in around 9:45pm on Sunday night, We might of been the only ones staying at the hotel, we were the only ones parked in the back lot.
The bar and restaurant were both closed. Actually the only place to get hot food at that time on a Sunday was McDonald's, not quit what we were hoping for after a day on the river.
My room was set up for handicapped, It was clean, and very spacious. The water pressure is pretty bad on the 3rd floor, my friends in another room on third floor and no pressure. I couldn't imagine trying to wash your hair, luckily I don't have any.
I noticed in the morning the balcony was pretty nice, nice view of town, chairs set up, and pretty large.
Room came with breakfast included, breakfast is your choice of maybe 5 options, eggs, pancakes, french toast, cereal, coffee. I had the french toast thought and thought it was good.
Price was nice, stay was pleasant.

Room Tip: 3rd floor has terrible water pressure, might matter if you plan on washing your hair. Restaurant cl...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 9, 2012

The rebuilt Hancock House Hotel was a very pleasant place to stay for a weekend. The beds were quite comfortable, with nice down comforters. The bathroom was bright with new fixtures, and the balcony with chairs was a nice amenity.

The hotel staff were friendly and professional. My only complaint were the numerous laminated 'notices' in the room and common areas. Answers to frequently asked questions are great, and rules are fine, but ubiqitous announcements in all caps with exclamation points leaves the impression that someone is frustrated with the hotel management profession. Could be toned down, is all I'm saying.

Overall, very good lodging for the price.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 12, 2012

Lucky find just of E17. Nice village of Hancock and lovely hotel. Big comfortable bed and lovely clean room. Friendly staff, good price, and free wifi. Recommended.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank RobDJ
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Reviewed January 29, 2012

We had a wonderful experience at this hotel. The rooms were pretty, clean, and comfortable. The restaurant had excellent food and service. The morning breakfast was cooked to order and delicious. Management goes to an extreme to make sure everyone has a good experience at their hotel. We highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank susalo
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Additional Information about Hancock House Hotel

Address: 137 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783-1280
Location: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Hancock
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Hancock
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bass' Hancock House is located in downtown Hancock, New York, just a short walk from the headwaters of The Delaware River and the best trout fishing in America. Your hosts are Lynn and Russell Bass, lifetime residents. You will find 32 tastefully designed and maintained rooms and suites decorated in the Mission Style. The Hancock House strives to anticipate your every need from the overstuffed pillows you'll find on your bed to the exceptional service you'll receive throughout the hotel. Honest Eddie's Tap Room and The Maple Room Restaurant are located on the main floor. You can enjoy breakfast lunch and dinner without leaving the hotel. You will find the prices more than reasonable. As a matter of fact, you'll receive a full complimentary breakfast at The Maple Room Restaurant each day you stay with us! Just ask the desk clerk when you check in. Feel free to visit the individual web pages of Honest Eddie's and The Maple Room and click on the menu button to view the sumptuous offerings. There is ample parking for all guests and visitors in our private, well lighted parking lot. There is also municipal parking facilities directly across the street. If you've forgotten to pack any toiletries just ask at the front desk. We can generally provide you with complimentary items. The Maple Room is also available for large parties, meetings, weddings and other formal functions. The Maple Room seats up to 150 people and has modern A/V equipment & expert consultation available. Contact our banquet manager for more information. Make sure to "Like" us on Facebook for an update on our special events and discounts! ... more   less 

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