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Private Hotel + Pure Food Villa

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New York City
Reviewed 4 December 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a four-day stay at Private Hotel and Pure Food for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We were so grateful to the proprietor, Michael, for his hospitality and generosity. He provided us with great ideas and recommendations for our visit to local restaurants and tourist sites. Everything about our stay, from the accommodations to the delicious daily breakfast...

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Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

My family stayed with Michael over Thanksgiving when we were visiting my parents who live in Kendal. What an amazing experience this was! Michael is the consummate host, so gracious and so generous, in thought and deed. We stayed in all three bedrooms of the main barn. The rooms are beautifully appointed and very comfortable. Our every need was met...

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 23 November 2015

From the moment one arrives at this scenic woodland, a feeling of peace and quiet prepares the senses to take in the eclectic attributes of the varied collections throughout the facility. Exploring is fun and much of the collection will remind one of times past. Walking the grounds is pleasurable, also. Michael is a generous host and his breakfasts are...

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Scarsdale, New York
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Michael Casper, Innkeeper of Private Hotel was gracious from the moment we arrived late in the evening. He took each guest to their rooms in different parts on the property to make sure we were pleased with our rooms and comfortable. I stayed in the Log House. In the morning we had breakfast in the Barn House with the open...

Thank 213zsazsa
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Michael went out of his way to provide a pleasant stay. While a vegan he provided a breakfast feast for two omnivores. Great visit and interest things around the place. The only problem was one Michael couldn't fix.....the typical wet, rainy and cloudy Ithaca weather! Next time I hope the weather is better so we can have a good look...

Thank Cheryl D
New York
Reviewed 15 November 2015

For our second year /family weekend at Ithaca college we thought of looking for a hotel that allowed dogs. Though we found a couple of available places we kept looking back wistfully at Private Hotels website and decided we had to book another stay—it was just too beautiful to pass up. Our dog would be fine spending the weekend with...

Thank bleff
Middletown, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Michael Caspar's Private Hotel and Pure Food is a magnificent destination for relaxation, contemplation, beautiful vistas and gourmet food. During the busiest weekend of the academic year-Parents' Weekend At Cornell, Michael and his staff provided a luxiourious suite for a family reunion and birthday celebration. His culinary connections landed us reservations for a delicious birthday celebration at THE best restaurant....

Thank HappytravellerKO
Goshen, New York
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Staying at Private Hotel + Pure Food was one of the most incredible experiences I've ever had at a bed and breakfast. I've stayed at plenty of small inns and B&Bs in NY and MA, but nothing quite compares to the Private Hotel. Every attention to detail was executed perfectly. The room was extremely comfortable, immaculate and beautifully decorated. From...

Thank Cookiess
los angeles
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I truly hope more people will be lucky enough to meet Michael and a chance to stay in his hotel when in Ithaca. His genuine care for his clients were palpable and his passion for details was admirable. My stay at the private hotel was for 4days but left there with a friend and a home to come back to....

Thank skybab
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We were referred to Private Hotel and Pure Food while in the area on business. Following our GPS' directions to Private Hotel, we found ourselves following one side road after another from Ithaca, the last a gravel road leading into the woods. We joked about what we might find at the end of our journey: A cabin? Sasquatch? Turns out...

Thank alleycat821

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Michael Casper, an entrepreneurial hotelier and restaurateur, recently opened Private Hotel and Pure Food. This unique, small boutique hotel, with chef's private kitchen, is tucked away in the countryside just outside downtown Ithaca. Fusing post, beam, pole, log and contemporary architecture, the newly opened hotel has received rave reviews for its sensitive and sophisticated style. The common areas are comfortable and homey, accented by Michael’s sense of whimsy. A chef in his own right, Michael creates and prepares a unique menu comprised of organic and vegan ingredients that are primarily locally grown and harvested. An ecclectic combination of rustic and refined, sophisticated and casual, modern yet remote, Private Hotel and Pure Food appeals to the discerning individual who desires high end appointments, the finest in bedding and linen, and the world’s freshest and healthiest food ... all provided in a serene, tranquil environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Private Hotel + Pure Food Villa

Address: 429 Bostwick Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9352
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $277 - $691 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Not a bad room in the Villa.”
GordonB235, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are quiet, well-appointed and private.”
mmdevine12, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Blue Room was perfect but all of them seem great.”
sbainnson, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Zebra Room!”
friedland2016, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Just call Michael. He'll walk you through all the rooms”
DrGiannone, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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