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By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages

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  • Poor1%
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“the main house”(34 reviews)
“picnic basket”(22 reviews)
“quill cottage”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

This was quite possibly the best experience we have ever had! Anyone that says otherwise is crazy! The cottage was absolutely amazing upon first arrival and was maintained at said state for the remainder of the stay by the tidy crew. To put it simply...More

Thank Michael H
Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

Thank you so much. We hope you'll come again!

Reviewed 21 June 2015

My mom, sister and I recently stayed at By the Side of the Road in The Bishop's Retreat. It was a lovely experience for us. Breakfast was delicious and Janice took time to tell us about the history of their beautiful B&B which we really...More

Thank NMay151
Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

We loved that you spent your time together at By the Side of the Road and especially that B&B's "together" are a tradition. We do hope you'll return someday!

Reviewed 1 June 2015

We were in the Water lilly cottage for four nights. Cottage has everything you need for a quiet and private getaway, including a small refrigerator and microwave oven. Having breakfast delivered each morning was a real treat. The cottage was pristinely clean. Huge shower; could...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 19 January 2016

Your review is most appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spend talking with you prior to departure. We hope you'll return again and should be ever need excellent interim innkeepers, you're at the top of our list. Blessings to you both!

Reviewed 26 May 2015

My husband and I have been to By the Side of the Road three times and each time we have stayed in the Fitzgerald Cottage. Nothing can beat the real wood burning fireplace. We love this Bed and Breakfast and cannot wait to go back....More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you 1000 times over for your kind review and your return visits. We will strive to maintain our standards and look forward to seeing you again! Best regards, Janice & Dennis

Reviewed 16 May 2015

This was a last minute getaway as our spring break plans fell through. My wife and I stayed in the Bergey Cottage from 29 March - 2 April 2015. We weren't sure what to expect since we knew nothing about this Inn. We were pleasantly...More

Thank Jesse P
Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

Your comprehensive review is most appreciated, especially since you had such an enjoyable stay. Thank you for taking the time. The nearby golf course and our great selections of spas nearby make us very grateful for the location. Thank you for mentioning the "road" -...More

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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USD 220 - USD 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 220 - USD 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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themidnightwill
25 March 2015|
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Response from ByTheSideInn | Property representative |
Good morning! Thank you for your question. The Ardor of Hope Suite whirlpool tub is a one-person tub rather than two. The Bergey, Quill and Fitzgerald Cottages have whirlpool tubs for two. Thank you! Hope to have you!
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greatfulltraveler
22 January 2015|
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The Fitzgerald Cottage and The Bishop's Retreat have king beds. We'll hope to have you!
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"Steep enough stairs up to rooms if you have trouble climbing or carrying up stairs. Only one flight though..."
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"Does have stairs down to the bathroom"
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"You can't go wrong whatever room you stay in."
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"We stayed in the Water Lily Cottage. Absolutely lovely."
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