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The American Hotel

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New Milford, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I chose the American Hotel based on reviews (and I didn't want to stay in a traditional B&B when we went to the Book Village in Hobart) and the 5 star reviews here didn't do the hotel justice. We only stayed one night about two weeks ago but now I wish we had stayed for at least...

2Thank Brett M
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend anyone to stay here the hostesses where friendly and full of information on places to see in the area their breakfast was so good would suggest the corn cakes a great way to start your day.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

What a wonderful place. Kind, Peaceful and truly genuine in every way. Headed up for a wedding the weekend arriving at 8pm on a damp, rainy, night it was the perfect place to arrive. From our delectable dinner in the restaurant to the quiet comfy room. Breakfast was super good with 6 solid choices each one better than the next,...

1Thank Bfabules
Florida Panhandle, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2016

One of the nicest experiences...A beautiful 1800's restored property. Garth and Doug are the finest hosts we have ever met. Garth {also the Mayor of Sharon springs} gave us the stories of the hotel..Re: the haunted guest...He also cooked us a beautify breakfast on our departure... Fresh blueberry pancakes with bacon...and French toast with blueberry sauce/// Quite an experience/// If...

1Thank alhmore
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Staying at the American hotel is worth a trip from anywhere. It's like stepping into another time. The rooms are tiny, but nicely appointed, the innkeepers make you feel as if they've known you forever. Ordinarily, I don't like inns and don't want to get chummy with innkeepers, but these guys have the right combination of friendliness and respecting your...

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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We chose this place based on reviews here and having seen it on purple roofs while attending the Glimmerglass Festival. The staff were particularly friendly and helpful - from the bartender to the owners. The room was OK, but since we booked last minute got the only room available. I would not recommend this - book in advance and get...

1Thank Geoffrey E
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Would love to revisit this wonderful old hotel. Can't say what I enjoyed the most - the food, the pub, or the hands-on care from the owners. Matt, the bartender on duty during our visit, mixes a perfect Manhatten. He's witty, chatty, and a master mixologist (if that's a real word - it has to be). Owners are onsite, friendly,...

2Thank creijoan
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We have dined here twice. Both times for dinner. The food is excellent and beautifully prepared. The menu is varied. Meat, fish, pasta and vegetables. There is great pride taken in presentation. The portions are quite large so we feel it offsets the cost. The appetizer platter is amazing. But be prepared it is huge. The owners are very friendly...

Thank Roz F
Upstate NY
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Our arrival was late for our 6 o'clock reservation. A call to inform the hotel staff that we would like to know if we could have a 7pm reservation instead went unanswered. (staff did not return our call that was left on their answering machine) We arrive anyway and hoped that they would accommodate our late arrival. Owner Garth (of...

2Thank CGBT
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Our 2nd stay and 4th visit to the American Hotel! Owners, Doug and Garth, make every stay a memory. The food in their dining room (breakfast is included) is outstanding. The bar, albeit small, is the place to be. The porches are amazing. ❤️ it!

1Thank Vicky M

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The American Hotel

Address: 192 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3136
Region: United States > New York > Sharon Springs
Price Range: $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The American Hotel, Sharon Springs Hotel Sharon Springs
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“Book early”
hernan6111, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay at the hotel and went in for a drink and light fare.”
lynethec, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room number 6 has the king bed, was by the stairs but we hard nothing”
Bfabules, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Next time, I'm going to ask for a top floor overlooking the garden”
Geoffrey1969, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“off season deals”
Thinkcollab, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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