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Portobello Inn Bed and Breakfast

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 August 2015

An Italianate mansion halfway between Herkimer and Little Falls, New York, turned into a charming bed and breakfast inn. Proprietor Roland is gracious, friendly, helpful, and solicitous. His collection of knickknacks and the beautifully preserved interior, including magnificent walnut panelling and woodwork make this B&B a gem. Roland organizes breakfast with everyone around a large table, appropriately expanded or shrunk...

1Thank FredfromCambridge
London, On
Reviewed 25 July 2015

If travelling through NY state this B&B is right mid everywhere, and for the price a great find and a great way to break up ones trip. We found them on Purple Roofs, and the hosts were wonderful, the breakfast stunning, and the antiques within one could spend hours looking at - some are even for sale! Our room was...

1Thank Falccros
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

My son and I stopped here on our way to Cooperstown. Very convenient from highway 90. Roland and Steve were very helpful with restaurant suggestions and directions. The oriental decor in the Arlington room was fun. Rooms and bathrooms were very clean and comfortable. Good breakfast. A hairdryer in the room would have been nice. Good value and a nice...

Thank gottago2012
Reviewed 14 October 2014

My friend and I stayed at the Portobello Inn B & B on our way to Mass. this past weekend. The Inn is historic and quaint. The Innkeepers did everything to make our short stay comfortable. They accomodated my frieind by serving a gluten free breakfast. The price was right and the beds were comfy. Thanks Gentlemen for a wonderful...

1Thank 1000islandgirlx
Westchester County, NY
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Portobello Inn over Labor Day weekend. It is a quaint, historic property in Herkimer, NY. Our room was very comfortable, pleasant, clean and well lit with a private bathroom. Breakfast and free Wi-Fi are included, and the room rates are very well priced. There is also plenty of free parking on-site at the...

1Thank ALtravelingNY
Fenton, Michigan
Reviewed 5 August 2014

How nice to find a Bed and Breakfast in Herkimer, a town with few options. Our room was elegant, with gorgeous window treatments. Roland is the most delightful innkeeper, so pleasant and so interesting. We were in the area on business, and he was kind enough to make a delicious early breakfast both days. Muffins, quiche, a sauce of fresh...

Thank dawnbeth2
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We stayed here summer of 2012 for a family wedding in a nearby town. The owners have done a lovely job restoring a beautiful 1850s Italianate mansion. Furnishings are sparse in some of the public rooms, but the guest rooms are well-outfitted, lovely, comfortable, clean and well maintained. The breakfast is outstanding, and not just because our gracious host Roland...

1Thank robinsegg0523
Winter Park, Florida
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Roland, innkeeper at Portobello Inn, describes it as a work in progress, and that description is supported by the 'in preparation for painting' state of the exterior. It is clear that the place is also a labor of love, with wonderful decorative details and fascinating appointments gathered by somebody who really likes to collect and display interesting things. The house...

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This beautiful Victorian B&B in Herkimer, NY is worth checking into. The exterior is in the process of being scraped for repainting, but don't let that put you off. You will find Roland and Steve, the inn keepers, to be the most gracious and entertaining hosts. Roland cooked us wonderful breakfasts (fresh fruit, home-made muffins, eggs, french toast, zucchini quiche,...

1Thank TwoOldHikers
Reviewed 6 May 2014

My husband and I stayed here for the weekend of our 22nd wedding anniversary. We were greeted by Roland at the car when we arrived. We arrived very late in the evening and he was very accommodating by meeting us so late. You never once got the impression that this man was dealing with a ton of emotion in his...

2Thank Debbie B

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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1840s Italianate Country Inn with 5 comfortable bedrooms each with private bathroom, A/C, cable TV/HBO, plush robes & CD radio alarm & Internet access. We offer a Full Country Breakfast daily. Use of Mohawk Valley Country Club facilities "In Season." We're close to Cooperstown, Adirondacks Mountains, Erie Canal, Central NY attractions and historic sites. We accept most major credit cards. Open All Year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portobello Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 5989 State Route 5, PO Box 169, Herkimer, NY 13350-3522
Region: United States > New York > Herkimer
Price Range: €102 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Train track opposite the front of the house; if you're not lulled to sleep by the sound of wheels clacking, ask for a rear facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanneF202, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the back of the house, away from the highway and train tracks.”
 of 5 bubbles FredfromCambridge, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Train tracks are right across the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 1000islandgirlx, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you think the train might bother you, request room 4 or 5.”
 of 5 bubbles TwoOldHikers, 15 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose your room from the website”
 of 5 bubbles JamesP338, 21 Nov 2012 | Read review
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