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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The owners were very friendly and directed us towards an excellent restaurant for dinner. Our room was quaint and nicely furnished. They have a nice outdoor patio. The breakfast was very good and our hosts were cheerful and very pleasant. It is slightly off the beaten path if you are just traveling through the region, but it is worth the... More 

Thank Bill N
Geneva, Switzerland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I have traveled far and wide, but neither of us can think of a B&B we've enjoyed more. No detail had been overlooked, the breakfasts were fresh and creative, and, in the Berkshire Suite where we stayed, the bed was heaven. The hosts are beautiful people, their B&B is infused with their genuine warmth and generosity, and... More 

Thank pappilan
Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed for 2 nights while visiting Hamilton College, and Ellen and Dave could not have been better hosts. Fantastic breakfasts, and beautiful grounds. The Chesapeake Room was immaculate and enjoyed a beautiful view of the rolling fields in the back of the property. Highly recommended.

Thank mmm327
Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I stayed two nights at the Arbor Inn, one night in the Rockport Suite and one in the Berkshire Suite, while on college visits. We cannot say enough about Ellen and Dave and their hospitality. The Inn is lovely inside and out, with no detail overlooked. Both rooms were spotless and incredibly well appointed, with plush... More 

Thank JK43
Hartford, Connecticut
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29 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have traveled all over the United State and Europe and without hesitation I consider this location one the finest. The owners welcomed us with enthusiasm. The premises were clean and complete. The location is superb and quiet. And most of all the little things were attended to with care. We are definately looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Frontignano
Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review! We enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to having you with us again when your travels bring you back to Clinton and central New York. More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about the awesome and beautiful views, but the cleanliness of the room was phenomenal! Like I was home. Comfortable friendly atmosphere. Lots of amenities, more than a hotel. Enjoy, coffee in the morning in the porch in the quietness or the country .

Thank Penny B
Washington, DC
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Curled up in front of the fire on my fifth annual visit---Ellen and David really do make it feel like we are coming to visit old friends in a beautiful home and setting. Charming, comfortable and cozy rooms with windows looking out at the snow. Delicious breakfasts including eggs florentine, homemade granola, fresh fruit and baked breads. Lots of interesting... More 

Thank CP12345Washington_DC
Ellen V, Owner at Arbor Inn at Griffin House, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you for your kind words. We really do enjoy your visits and look forward to having you come back. You are like family! More 

Spokane, Washington
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98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Quiet, clean, and comfortable. Perfect mix of ambience and modern amenities. Ellen makes a great breakfast. The selection is nice. Keurig machines are a nice touch too. Definitely the nicest place in Clinton. Stayed 3 nights in the Chesapeake room and it was lovely. The back yard is beautiful. Very scenic.

Thank SpicyBigMac
Deerfield, MA
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We stayed for one night with our two daughters in the Berkshire Suite. The night before, Ellen called to ask us how we wanted the room set up. When we arrived, there were (2) comfy chairs opened as twin beds. There was a separate sitting area (where one of the twins was located) and the suite was perfect for our... More 

Thank MommyofTwoGirls
Buffalo, New York
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We arrived at the Arbor Inn and were greeted at the door by Dave and Ellen. We immediately felt welcomed and felt so comfortable with these gracious hosts. The rooms were cozy, immaculate and fresh and the attention to detail was amazing. Ellen's breakfast was everything you could have wished for...so delicious and pleasing. And the weather was perfect so... More 

Thank Janet S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exceptional lodging choice in the midst of Oneida County’s "Getaway Region" offering five guest rooms and suites in a picturesque upstate New York country setting. The Arbor Inn at Griffin House is located just 10 minutes and four turns away from exit #32 (Westmoreland) off the NYS Thruway) and on this short drive to the inn you will pass through the beautiful Hamilton College campus (chartered in 1812). Our ideal location makes us a popular choice for overnight lodging when traveling across the state or as a base when planning your upstate New York vacation. Guests enjoy our quiet setting on five peaceful acres but appreciate our close proximity to the picturesque Village of Clinton where they may stroll back in time to a village filled with one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and cafes. During the summer months, you might be lucky enough to take in a Tuesday night concert on our "New England-style" village green or shop at the weekly Farmer’s Market held Thursdays throughout the summer.Bed & Breakfast accommodations are offered in five well appointed guest rooms and suites located in both the Main House and the Courtyard Wing. Our 1800’s property has been beautifully renovated and expanded resulting in a wonderful combination of elegance and vintage charm. Amenities for the most discerning of travelers include complimentary wireless internet access, private baths, televisions, 24 hour coffee/tea availability and breakfast served each morning. The well kept grounds are filled with gardens and the front porch is the perfect spot for enjoying the upstate New York surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbor Inn at Griffin House

Address: 3919 Griffin Road, Clinton, NY 13323
Region: United States > New York > Clinton
Price Range: $168 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are cozy and charming. Some may accommodate a small family.”
 of 5 bubbles CP12345Washington_DC, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Every room is great. There are some rooms set up for families. Discuss your needs with Ellen and Dave and they will help you.”
 of 5 bubbles 933annabellel, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We enjoy the Berkshire Room”
 of 5 bubbles RockyRicardo, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The inn is located in a quiet area. All rooms have private baths. Some will accomodate more than two people. Our room had a sitting area in a separate room.”
 of 5 bubbles GateRaider68, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“A perfect accommodation for families visiting Hamilton College.”
 of 5 bubbles datscover, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
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