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Inn on Columbia

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New York
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This may change your mind about B&B's. The property is set up as separate living accommodations each with private bath and entrances. We love the large gazebo room which is a separate building in the back courtyard with a large bathroom, jacuzzi tub and heated floors. The suite has a fireplace and secluded feel. The carriage house is very nice... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stayed here while I was in town for a wedding. It was very nice and clean. The only drawbacks were the automatic lights which are triggered by motion, so if you get up in the middle of the night the hall light turns on, temporarily blinding you and possible waking up your kids. Also the parking was a little tough.... More 

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Kenn Y, Owner at Inn on Columbia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. I'm sorry that you had difficulty with the motion sensors as we would've been happy to show you the off/on button on each switch. More 

Langenthal, Schweiz
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147 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were in town to take care of a family emergency. The Cornell homecoming made our mission extremely difficult to complete. We needed LOTS of help. Madeline and Kenn jumped right in without hesitation. Their help was indispensable and we will never forget it. Oh, and by the way, the rooms, suites, and apartment are lovely. If cookie-cutter, chain-hotel rooms... More 

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Larchmont, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Beautifully renovated space. We had a spacious bedroom with comfy king bed, motion detector lights, changing room/ closet/ modern bathroom and use of a lovely common room and well appointed kitchen. Best continental breakfast I've had- fridge fully stocked with fruit, yogurt, juice, and freshly baked muffins delivered the night before. Interesting antique collections, as well as several really cool... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had a great time staying here. The stylish green room had more than enough space for us and the bed was so comfortable! The breakfast was tasty and there were plenty of vegan options provided upon our request. Love the location--just a short walk to downtown.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights during our multi-stop Finger Lakes vacation. What a great find! Located just a few blocks (up a large hill, mind you) from the Ithaca Commons, this charming B&B is not the traditional style. The eclectic, warm decor and unique modern design is such a fun and interesting combination. There are several different buildings that... More 

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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We decided to visit the pet-friendly Inn on Columbia for a short weekend. Our two dogs were attending as well for a Veterinarian consult at Cornell University. Needless to say with our University visit and the dogs being out of their element it was a little stressful. However, the friendly staff at Columbia was very inviting and understanding of our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay here. Owners were very nice. Place was clean and comfortable. We stayed in the spacious Hudson Suite. Though we did not cook, the kitchen was well stocked. We enjoyed the muffins and scones that were delivered each evening for the next day's breakfast. Our friends stayed in a room in the Main house and enjoyed the cooked... More 

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Westchester, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We took a weekend getaway in Ithaca and stayed a Villa Madeline, one of the Inn on Columbia suites. The accommodations were well pointed, thoughtfully prepared, colorful and clean. Unique design ideas (find them when you visit) and private bath rooms as well as seating in each room made this Inn more special. Having parking on site and a porch... More 

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Kenn Y, Owner at Inn on Columbia, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet all of you. Ithaca is such a fun little city to explore and we hope to see you on a return visit. More 

New York City, New York
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133 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here during @Entrepeneur at Cornell seminar. Very nice place. Clean. Nice breakfast basket each morning. Stayed at separate location 404 s.aurora. Think it was blue room on second floor. Bed was queen size. Only negative was older style TV, with bad reception. However wifi signal was great and picked up Netflix.

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Kenn Y, Owner at Inn on Columbia, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Inn on Columbia. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your feedback regarding the TV reception - the situation has been remedied. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Inn on Columbia

Address: 228 Columbia St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5734
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $155 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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“Dog friendly, semi-modern looking rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles shawnd352, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ask the hosts for recommendations and details!”
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“The green room has a large private deck.”
 of 5 bubbles swearengen, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Hillview Holiday House. It was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles clarevoyant11, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you reserve rooms here, do not accept substitutes based on good faith assurances. And do not reserve the Hillview Holiday House.”
 of 5 bubbles Repsey, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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