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Athenaeum Hotel

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Reviewed 28 August 2015

I visited this hotel 32 years ago, and it was a beautiful old Victorian hotel with wonderful service and excellent food and accommodations. Sadly, it is now run down and poorly staffed by mostly young, inexperienced high school and college students who needed summer employment....More

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Response from Brittany B, Front Office Manager at Athenaeum HotelResponded 12 September 2015

Thank you for your review of the Athenaeum. I am saddened to hear that your visit did not meet your expectations. While it is true that a large portion of our staff is young due to the seasonal work, we sincerely hope that they are...More

Reviewed 28 August 2015

Initially, I was somewhat disappointed in my premium single room. There was no comfortable reading chair (only a formal straight back chair), the lamp had cobwebs, no coffee pot, and the carpet was terribly stained. The bathroom was okay but only had a shower, no...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a lovely old hotel in easy proximity of all the Chautauqua Institutions facilities. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are shabby. Ours had 2 twin beds with very hard mattresses and hard (not fluffy pillows). The rooms have individual air conditioners...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Went last weekend to the Athenaeum with another couple to enjoy Chattaqua What a dump of a hotel. I'm sure at one time it was nice, but is in such disrepair with worn and stained carpeting, rotting wood panels. The room was atrocious and uncomfortable,...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

My husband and I have been frequent visitors to the Chautauqua Institute for 15 years, but always staying off-campus to avoid the high charges for rooms. We had always dreamed of someday splurging for a stay at the Athenaeum Hotel. When they offered a half-price...More

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free2g0
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Response from 111jerseygirl | Reviewed this property |
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MSW234
8 August 2017|
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Response from lisalaceport | Reviewed this property |
I believe I did see what looked like a fire sprinkler in the rooms and hallways.
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pfinfrock
29 March 2017|
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Response from Vanessa W | Property representative |
We do have some rooms that allow pets. Please call the hotel for additional information. 716.357.4444. Thanks and hope to see you and your furry friend this summer!
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"A lake view is wonderful."
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"make an early reservation"
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"Book elsewhere"
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"Big reputation, but a dumpy hotel. Outside looks nice, but worse than a Red Roof Inn."
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