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Batcheller Mansion Inn

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Located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs on historic Congress Park, this magnificent inn represents old world sophisticated elegance with a new world attitude. One of America's great Victorian houses, the Batcheller Mansion Inn simply cannot compare to other Saratoga Inns. Built in 1873, this American architectural masterpiece is an elegant mixture of small hotel and living history museum with the intimate feel of a bed and breakfast. Intricately carved European woodwork, hand carved marble fireplaces, family relics on loan from museums, original 1800's Batcheller family furnishings, and spellbinding grandeur make this one of a kind Saratoga inn and living history museum a stately retreat. Throughout the past 137 years, some of Saratoga's grandest parties were staged here, hosting U.S. Presidents, European Royalty, Dignitaries and Hollywood Celebrities. Designed by Nicols and Halcott of Albany, NY in 1873, this High Victorian Gothic mansion exhibits influences from the French Renaissance, Italian, and Egyptian styles. The red and gray slate mansard roof is bifurcated by dormers, each accented by a huge clamshell arch. The ivory stucco facade is studded by a myriad of ornate bays and its conical tower, resembling a minaret, is right out of Arabian nights. That bit of exotica was the result of original owner George S. Batcheller. This Saratoga inn was selected as Inn of the Month in the April 1999 issue of Country Inns. The mansion has also been the subject of many architectural studies, and has been featured in many books and film throughout its history. The Batcheller Mansion was specifically cited as an inspiration by Kevin Cummings, Development Manager for Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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After making an impromptu reservation the day before we had an excellent stay at the historic Batcheller Mansion. Checkout was smooth and friendly as we were greeted by the caretaker. He gave us some background on the mansion. Our room was was (Amelia) as it was the last
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Our party of four booked the George and Catharine suites for one night on 1/5/19. We said, "Wow!" from the moment that we pulled up to this magnificent mansion. We stood there in awe that we would be staying in such an incredible place. We walked up the steps, opened the 12
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We only spent one night in this magnificent mansion decked out in its Christmas finest! Felt like we were living in a Victorian Christmas card! The place is gorgeous! And, the staff couldn't be nicer and more efficient! We've already told all our friends that this place is a
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Came to Saratoga Springs for a late fall getaway weekend and found this gem. Well located on the edge of the downtown area, the mansion is a spectacular piece of architecture with a lavishly decorated dining room, and common areas. Our room was small but sufficient -- the
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Response from Batcheller M, General Manager at Batcheller Mansion Inn
Responded 16 Dec 2018
Thank you! We hope you come back too!
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We stayed in the Grant room on the 3rd floor. Nice wide staircase to get luggage up and down. The room boasts a full size regulation pool table. The trouble is that you do not have enough space all around the table to make a proper shot and the balls always rolled to one side,
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Hi just wondering do they have hair dryers in the bathrooms
Sorry for not answering sooner, yes they are very well equipped
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No children that young allowed. But Union Gables in Saratoga does. It too is elegant!
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What are the check in and check out times?
Several of the larger rooms have jacuzzis. If you look at the website, it gives excellent descriptions of the individual rooms.
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Is there a fitness room?
No fitness room. We used the excellent YMCA, which is about a mile away. Marcia
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"one room is more beautiful than the next! there are a few really luxurious rooms"
"If you want the best, The Grant room is great, but then again, all the rooms are unique"
"I would say the cost is a bit more than mid-range, but if you ask for AAA or Military Discount, the B&B were more than happy to apply."
"if have chance worth the visit"
"The Grant room is awesome, but its also on the third floor: lotsa steps. Ask about discounts for veterans."
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PRICE RANGE
US$146 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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batcheller mansion hotel saratoga springs
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United StatesNew YorkSaratoga Springs
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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