My wife and I really liked this place because, while it is a class act as a B&B ( very clean, great beds and wonderful breakfast ), it is also a real home with real people who occupy it. Many B&B experiences today are contrived --- full of kitsch that has been purchased to fit the image of a B&B. Rare is the experience of entering into a home of well healed occupants willing to share their personal surroundings with you. Juniper Hill is chock full of a lifetime of collecting. Yes there is a little kitsch here and there ( like a rubber duck in the bathtub ) but that is just to break the spell of everything else. The paintings collection is over the top. The glass collection is breathtaking and the antique pieces throughout the home are all unique and outstanding. David is the collector and if you inquire about any of his things he is more than willing to talk about them. But you could stay for days doing so. It's all quite overwhelming and fabulous.
No it is not inexpensive, but one feels honored to have been invited into this class act home. It is an experience you will not soon forget and therefore worth it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Juniper Hill Bed & Breakfast offers luxurious privacy, yet easy walk to eclectic Trumansburg shops and bars/restaurants and short drive to Ithaca culture, Cornell and Ithaca Universities. Enjoy the beautiful Finger Lakes in upstate New York along the Seneca and Cayuga Lake Wine Trails. Our Inn is right in the heart of 25 New York State Parks and a variety of museums and historic homes. The countryside is dotted with over 90 wineries, orchards, dairy farms, award-winning restaurants, and shopping/antiquing. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Juniper Hill Hotel Trumansburg
- Juniper Hill Bed And Breakfast