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Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 1 Smethport B&B and Inns
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Reviewed October 27, 2010

The Sartwell mansion was where we had family stay for a Saturday night. The apartment was amazing with a washer and dryer in the laundry room, plush robes, antiques, huge kitchen, a refrigerator stocked with beverages and a basket full of snacks, huge, soft, plush beds and a lovely living area with wifi! There's a large semi circle drivesay and the mansion is located in a quiet residential area that's just a block away from the Main Street. I would recommend these amazing accommodations to anyone!

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 24, 2010

My wife and I were on our belated anniversary getaway... couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay. Ross and Jovanna were fantastic hosts...the breakfast and coffee couldn't have been any better.. couldn't wait for morning to come to start or day with that breakfast.
Both Ross and Jovanna were very informative about the history of the local community and surrounding areas. They were very helpful in helping us plan oir day and navigate the area.
If you stay have them direct you to great restaurants in the area.... they knew what they were talking about. Thanks Ross and Jovanna... we will return. Bill/Carol

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 24, 2010

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in early September. We truly felt as if we had stepped back in time. The lovely mansion is decorated in Victorian style down to the last detail. The three course breakfasts were delicious (make sure you have some of Jovanna's prize winning biscotti!) and the table settings were beautiful to look at. There was so much to see in all of the common rooms..it was truly stunning. Our hosts Ross and Jovanna are a wealth of knowledge about the Smethport area and were able to show us some old photos of the nearby areas we were visiting. They made us feel so welcome and comfortable during our stay. We stayed in the McCandless suite and it was very comfortable and relaxing. We were sorry to leave and hope we can visit again soon.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 18, 2010

We happened upon this B&B and are delighted that we did. The inn is decorated in an idiosyncratic way (stuffed lion's head in the stairway, full-sized Chinese terra cotta warrior in the hallway) that is fun. The house itself is a beautiful old Victorian mansion, and our room was the suite on the third floor, where the two-person jacuzzi and the beautiful vessel bowl in the bathroom provide welcome luxury. Breakfast was delicious. The best part were the knowledgeable, agreeable, and entirely friendly owners, who made us feel at home in their home..

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 15, 2010

After a beautiful drive to Smethport, we were delighted to find our B and B was such a beautiful home, decorated warmly and invitingly. Our suite was comfortable and spacious; bottle of wine and crystal goblets awaited us. Or hosts, Jovanna and Ross Potter make their guests feel like long, lost friends and they attend to special touches that make the stay at the inn most comfortable. At breakfast, our table was elegantly set. The delicious food was beautifully presented in three courses. When we were ready to continue on our journey, the Potters worked with us to find the most scenic routes. Because Ross is a local historian, he adds a plethora of local color and insights to local areas in the wild woods of Pennsylvania. Smethport? you say. Smethport is a delightful little town that reminds one of a simpler time, a time when neighbors knew each other, worked with and for each other. The Potters remind us of a time when it was right to relax and enjoy the moment.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 13, 2010

Our stay was part of a long weekend getaway from Toronto. My wife is expecting and wanted a romantic getaway before the arrival of our first child. I made the bookings and not being a romantic found the website helped with my choice, showing a very picturesque home. Smethport is a reasonable drive from Toronto and located in the beautiful mountains of Pennsylvania. The home itself is stunning, decorated with period furniture along with all modern amenities. The hosts were gracious, informative and genuinely inviiting. Truely making us feel at home in their home. Breakfast was served at a time we suggested and the meal food was fantastic. I really can't say enough about the Masion District B&B. We stayed at B&B's and a lodge for our getway. The Mansion was half the cost and twice the value of the lodge and while more dear than the Niagara B&B it was more than worth the difference.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 1, 2010

What a wonderful way to celebrate the first day of our honeymoon!!! This is a wonderful bed and breakfast! The accommodations are outstanding, our hosts very gracious and welcoming, and we enjoyed the experience very, very much.

We would highly recommend your stay here. And, last but not least, the breakfast was delicious!

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank billandbec
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Additional Information about Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 905 W Main St, Smethport, PA 16749-1040
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > McKean County > Smethport
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Smethport
Price Range: $105 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Mansion District Inn Suites Bed & Breakfast is situated in the heart of historic Smethport, PA's Mansion District; deep in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Experience exquisite Victorian opulence in the magnificent 1891 Hamlin-McCandless mansion. Enjoy your gourmet breakfast beside the fireplace in the spectacular Golden Oak dining room. ... more   less 

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