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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just spent a very nice weekend in this quirky but excellent inn. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The third floor is worth the steps. If you are tall, you do need to watch your head. No issue on the second floor. The owner is very helpful in suggesting places to see and where to eat.

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Thank Wil012014
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Growing up in southern MA, when I think of Fairhaven I think of Stop & Shop, Wal-Mart and the rival Blue Devils (boo). But there's a little section of the town that looks like you're in England somewhere outside of London -- grand buildings, beautiful landscape, historic houses. Everything was awesome, and the staff and service were terrific. Our favorite... More 

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Thank Andrew R
DelanoHomestead, Owner at Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you. Yes, there is a convenient commercial area of town. But, this historic center shows the real character of Fairhaven. Settled in the early 1700's, the housing stock in this part of town is from 1700's and 1800's. We are a few blocks from the working waterfront (this harbor produces the highest grossing catch in america), 50 yards from... More 

Sand Springs, United States
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is what a B&B should be. Beautiful, historic home. The living room was furnished with period furniture but was extremely inviting for the evening glass of wine. The facility is spectacular. The grounds are beautiful. Our host was extremely gracious and gave us a full tour as we checked in. FULLY stocked kitchen 24/7 and open for all guests.... More 

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Thank RoseyO65
DelanoHomestead, Owner at Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It is always rewarding to share the Delano Homestead and the historical town of Fairhaven with our guests. We would love to see you again. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Clean, comfortable rooms. Excellent location on a quiet street and a short walk from shops and restaurants. Welcoming staff. Great breakfast. Outstanding value. Fairhaven is a charming and friendly town. Look forward to staying again.

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New York, New York
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70 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Delano Homestead, and found it a very welcoming and charming spot to use as our jumping-off point to explore the surrounding area. The owner and staff were very gracious and friendly, and we loved the historic component of the house. Breakfast was a vast buffet spread - definitely got us ready for the... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

I recently spent a week at the Delano Homestead with my husband and our 9 month old baby and we really enjoyed our stay. The house is stunning: so beautifully decorated and with so much character and history. It made a lovely change to staying in a hotel chain. The owner, Paul was a great host. He advised us on... More 

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DelanoHomestead, Owner at Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Lucy and Simon: Thank you for the kind words. I am glad that you had such a nice visit, even though it was shoulder season here by the coast. Your baby was well-behaved and you were a delight to have. We hope we see you again sometime. Paul More 

San Carlos, Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed in this lovely Bed & Breakfast set in the idlyllic village of Fairhaven in late August. Words cannot describe how much we enjoyed our stay at the old Homestead of FDR. The moment that you arrive, one has the feeling that you are staying with family. The building itself is from the early 1800's and has been meticulously... More 

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Plainfield, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This is a beautiful historic house, in a quiet and lovely historic district, minutes from restaurants, marinas. Front room was large and comfortable, but did not have a private bath. Another smaller bedroom did have an en suite bathroom. Beds and bedding were excellent.

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DelanoHomestead, Owner at Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Just to be clear for our other guests: all three rooms have private baths. The Warren Delano Room has a private bath that is about 5 feet outside the room on a small hall and we provide robes. The other two rooms have bathrooms ensuite. --Paul More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We arrived late a friday night and Heidi was waiting for us to show us all the commodities offered in the beautiful historic house. After a amazing breakfast saturday morning, we took the firts ferry to Martha's Vinyaerd at New Bedford, next to Fairhaven and came back with the last ferry of the day. The day after, after another delicious... More 

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DelanoHomestead, Owner at Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi J.S. We are happy that you and your son enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you here again. Best wishes.. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

The wife and I highly recommend this B&B. One of FDR's family summer homes, the well appointed home has wonderfully high ceilings, a regal cherry staircase winding its way to the second story, and very comfortable rooms. Ours had a private bath with a jacuzzi feature which was perfect after a full day of motorcycling touing the coastline. The innkeeper... More 

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DelanoHomestead, Owner at Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Philip: Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and hope we see you again. --Paul More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A refined, historic, Greek Revival Style home with wide-pine floors, 12-foot ceilings, a green house, stone walls, an interesting provenance and a very central location. Walk to restaurants, bike path, beach, fishing piers, tennis courts, shops, marinas, and more. Once the homestead of FDR's mother, grandfather and great grandfather, Franklin spent many days here as a child and visited as President. Close to the Martha's Vineyard Ferry, Cape Cod, Newport, Providence, Boston and beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast

Address: 39 Walnut St, Fairhaven, MA 02719-2953
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Fairhaven
Price Range: $209 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are a few very nice restaurants within walking distance. Treat yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles RoseyO65, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the large room at the front of the house. We loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles MB747, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“FDR is very private, but has low ceilings.”
 of 5 bubbles jphmoney99, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Nake your reservation directly with the owner, Paul.”
 of 5 bubbles 187wadeg, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Front room is largest, but does not have an en suite bathroom, so if that is important to you, you may want to choose a different room.”
 of 5 bubbles plainfieldnh, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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