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The Turret House Bed & Breakfast

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Arnold, Maryland
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The innkeeper was very friendly, and the B & B was inviting. We enjoyed our stay. It was a bit off-putting that the innkeeper disclosed she was leaving/closing this September. Also, it would've been nice to have a 'window' of time for breakfast to be available, instead of being told it's at 8:30 period. For early birds, it meant we... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

We stayed here because the hotels in Ithaca were sold out, and it was suggested by a friend who had the same situation last year. The drive to Cornell was not nearly as bad as expected, so we had no regrets about the location. The house is truly charming and nicely decorated- there is a personal feel that the owner... More 

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Turret house in August 2014 and had such a lovely time. When we woke up we both had the same comment that it felt like home. The innkeeper is very nice and prepared a delicious breakfast. We had a suite. The place is very clean and well kept. We would definitely stay here... More 

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Nancibelle, Owner at The Turret House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am glad when guests feel this way about my home and B&B. I enjoyed your visit and hope you come again soon. Guests that come back are the icing on the cake. More 

NJ
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144 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Great location for visiting the Finger Lakes region. Off main street and thus quiet. Very clean and beautifully furnished with antique furniture that has been finished beautifully. Very friendly owner, Nancy, who has a lot of great information about places to visit in the area. Beautiful area outside the hustle bustle of the touristic Finger Lakes region. Dryden is a... More 

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Lumberton
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82 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Our recent stay makes me wonder if the previous people who gave this 4-5 stars have ever stayed in a B/B before. Having stayed in many B/B, I was very let down at this one. There are many others in the area for comparable price that put more effort into it. Okay the pros: extremely quiet at night, clean, Nancy... More 

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5 Thank eastcoastfoodie55
Nancibelle, Owner at The Turret House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Before taking these comments seriously, please read her other nasty reviews. She seems to take pleasure in ripping establishments apart. I am very accommodating to my guests and have had very positive reviews. This is a beautiful house and I am sorry that my decor is not to her liking. It is quiet, clean and comfortable here, with a fabulous... More 

Amsterdam, New York
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52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I was lucky enough to get a room here last minute. The inn keeper was very accomodating! I loved the porch at the house. It was nice to come back home after dinner and relax on the porch for a while. Trying to find a room in or near Ithaca in the summer is nearly impossible if you don't book... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We were in Ithaca for an extended stay and chose to stay at the Turrett house for 6 days in Dryden, a short distance from Ithaca. It was a great experience. Nancy, the host and owner, was gracious and provided us with a warm welcome and delicious breakfasts. The place is very clean and well kept, and the rooms are... More 

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Edgewood, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Our hosttess was delightful. A person you want to meet. The main room was massive, and bed very comfortable. The closed off alcove allowed our grown daughter to stay with us at the last minute. Our host accommodated our eating preferences for breakfast with new and old recipes... all delicious. The location was perfect for our visit to Cornell and... More 

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Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We had planned on staying in different B&B in town, but had to relocate due to cats on and under our bed. We ended up at The Turret House and it was such a nice surprise. Extremely clean in all areas, tasteful decoration, great homemade, healthy breakfast and the owner was very welcoming and friendly. Stay here if you're in... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2012

From the welcome on the delightful porch to the departure after a wonderful breakfast, The Turret House is a welcome break from bland corporate hospitality. Nancy is a consummate host with endless anecdotes to regale. The rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated and well appointed. Really cannot find fault.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in a beautifully furnished 1890 Queen Anne Victorian home just minutes from Greek Peak Ski Resort, Ithaca (Ithaca Regional Airport,Cornell University & Ithaca College), Cortland (SUNY Cortland); Cayuga Lake and Wine Trail. Lavender Oasis has twin beds; Dusty Rose Retreat has queen bed; Golden Suite has two rooms w/queen bed and trundle bed, accommodating up to 4 people. Full homemade breakfast served. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Turret House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 9 Library Street, Dryden, NY 13053
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Dryden
Price Range: €94 - €173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“If you want a private bath I believe you need to get the Suite, but you will still have to walk through the adjoining room in the suite (or the hallway) to get to the bathroom. However, the French door to the other adjacent room provides very little "audible privacy".”
 of 5 bubbles Sophikins8, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you need to have a private bathroom the Grand Suite is the room to choose, worth the extra money. The suite is huge, two rooms that can accommodate easily 4 people. The bathroom is nicely done. If you need to have bed sheets and towels changed you need to request this service.”
 of 5 bubbles LoveToTravelNJ63, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Unable to rate fitness center as there's none present.”
 of 5 bubbles ArcFormln, 13 May 2013 | Read review
“Get the main room if you can!”
 of 5 bubbles tomk6, 28 Dec 2012 | Read review
“check the web site - it's very clear what the options are”
 of 5 bubbles billpag, 18 Nov 2011 | Read review
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