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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location itself was gorgeous, as was the building and room. All the interiors were new, tasteful and immaculate. The restaurant had great service and well-executed food. However the front desk and management did a terrible job from booking to check-out. We booked a three-night stay first in the EB Morgan house after much research on the room type, view,...

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dalewhittaker, Front Office Manager at Aurora Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for your candid feedback on your recent stay with us here at the Inns of Aurora. We strive to offer each guest a beautiful, welcoming, and restful stay. It appears that our restaurant staff, culinary team, and facilities were spot on. It also appears that we missed the mark in a...

Reviewed 10 January 2017

I've always wanted to stay at the Inns of Aurora, but had just never gotten the opportunity. Managed to snag a last minute reservation for New Year's Eve (fabulous!) at their newest property, Wallcourt Hall, and it was very reasonably priced. Even though I have not stayed at their other properties, I've visited them, and seen the décor. The other...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had an amazing stay at the Aurora Inn the night of our elopement. Reginald was at the front desk when we arrived & was incredibly warm & welcoming. When we mentioned we were heading to Ithaca for dinner, he had some great restaurant recommendations. Casey went above and beyond to check and see if we might be able to...

Thank Jake P
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The thing that I liked most about this inn is that it maintains its centuries-old charm and decor while providing an infrastructure that feels solid and up to date: The chairs and bed are comfortable, windows don't leak, the bathroom is modern with all the conveniences, etc. We stayed for our anniversary and had a great time. Views of the...

Thank James H
Upstate New York
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is absolutely terrific. The rooms are simple and a bit outdated. Friendly and cozy but not one of the better places I have stayed recently. Beautiful lake views however and would probably be nicer in summer.

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dalewhittaker, Front Office Manager at Aurora Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Aurora Inn Dining Room during your visit...we work diligently to make it a great experience. As part of the management team, I would love to hear the suggestions you might have for enhancing the guestroom experience. I can be reached via email at dalewhittaker@innsofaurora.com....

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Aurora Inn is one of our favorite getaway spots among many options. We've always stayed in the Main house because we love the lakeside rooms with king beds, and for having the restaurant right downstairs ( no walking outside in cold weather or driving involved). The historic inn is impeccably kept, and the staff is universally wonderful and helpful....

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Dansville, New York
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The Inns of Aurora consist of three renovated, restored, and re-purposed mansions, plus the !833 Aurora Inn itself, in this small but beautiful village on the east shore of Cayuga Lake. After looking at the website photographs and checking the individual room rates, we chose to stay at the Inn, partly for its excellent dining room. Our three-day excursion at...

Thank Larry H
New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Such a peaceful and relaxing place! Coming from Queens, NY the drive up was beautiful (well worth the 4 hour drive). It was such a great change of pace and to see the landscape change as well as the attitude of the people become more and more warm was such a mood changer. To be quite honest, being a couple...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We recently stayed at Aurora Inn and it was exceptional. There were six couples and we all knew we were in some place special, from the beautiful decks with rockers overlooking the lake to our spacious rooms and baths, not a single detail was overlooked. Staff was very friendly and accommodating, including dining room staff. Josh was our waiter for...

Thank Norma F
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The different Inn buildings have been renovated and are done beautifully. Top notch!!! However, the people that run the place are not welcoming. Not rude, but not inviting either. Never had training in customer service certainly. Beds are comfy. Some nit picks. Centipede in bathroom. No ESPN for husband or FOX for me. Phone reception is horrible, but apparently that's...

Thank Karrie S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the shores of Cayuga Lake amidst a tiny, heritage village in the heart of the Finger Lakes, the Aurora Inn and its lakeside dining room has a pedigree dating back to 1833. The original country inn has been impeccably restored to appeal to today's most discerning guests. The Aurora Inn has all the intimacy of a bed and breakfast with services and amenities that only a luxury hotel can offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurora Inn

Address: 391 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026-9608
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Aurora
Price Range: $230 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aurora Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Wonderful views of either the village or the lake, in the winter- would recommend choosing a room with a fireplace!”
 of 5 bubbles jakep999, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed lake view. Long balcony shared by other room. Other side is view of college hill.”
  • looking west from balcony dec 28
 of 5 bubbles 51JamesH, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Anything lake view is worth the difference. We love Room #7.”
 of 5 bubbles ghuether2016, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 (2nd floor, streetside) for off-season. In the summer season choose a lakeside room for it's lake view and veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryH706, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You can't go wrong on any rooms, but we preferred the rooms with the lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles normaf448, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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