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Benjamin Porter House

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Canandaigua, New York
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This B&B is steps away from all of what Skaneateles has to offer. My wife and I stayed here overnight because we were attending a musical in Aubrun at the Merry-go-round playhouse (15 minutes away). We roomed in the Master Suite on the second floor which was nicely appointed with a relaxing chaise longue, a large shower and jacuzzi tub...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were lucky to get a last-minute room, and it was one of the highlights of our whole trip. The house and the room are stunning, with a strong personality. The owner is extraordinarily welcoming, and we got a great great breakfast. If you are an art lover it's even better!!! And the village in itself is very nice. Can't...

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BenjaminPorterHouse, Owner at Benjamin Porter House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a response. You were delightful guests and I thank you for your clarity on line showing your appreciation for what I have truly come to love, a life style including history and fine art.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We decided to make a trip to the Finger Lakes for a weekend and stumbled on to this B&B. It was incredible. The home is beautiful and our hosts, Kathy and Charlie, went out of their way to make us feel at home. The food was excellent and Skaneateles is a beautiful little town worth exploring - something very easy...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2012

We've stayed at the Benjamin Porter House during visits to the Finger Lakes region of NY State, and always have a wonderful relaxing stay. Our most recent trip was just marvelous. The house is both elegant and charming, with stately rooms and beautifully landscaped grounds just a block from downtown Skaneateles. it's a perfect place to have a leisurely morning...

2Thank magnus53
Waterloo, Ontario
Reviewed 16 May 2012

We spent one night at the Benjamin Porter House and were sorry to leave! Kathy is a wonderful hostess and very obliging; she went out of her way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Our room was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. There was even a vase of fresh lilac on the bedside table. Breakfast was lovely: a...

Reviewed 23 February 2012

We stayed at Benjamin Porter in May 2010 and I'm still thinking about it. The room was incredible. The bed was amazingly comfortable and the bathroom with jacuzzi tub was simply divine. It was a very relaxing weekend. Our hosts were great to talk to but also gave us space. I hope we return soon.

3Thank Travelemz
New York, NY
Reviewed 14 January 2009

This review is so long overdue! I spent an amazing 4th of July weekend in Skaneateles with my partner, visiting some friends in the area. Had heard that we simply had to check out the Benjamin Porter House, and that was no lie. We've stayed at many fine hotels and resorts (paying much more than BPH charges, by the way)...

4Thank JLS10011
Reviewed 4 January 2009

This has to be one of the most disappointing places we have ever had the misfortune to stumble on. The room we stayed in was absolutely beautiful with the most comfortable bed ever however we got no sleep as our host spent ALL NIGHT watching TV in the room directly beneath us. What a waste of money. Would definitely not...

3Thank NYCDub
Reviewed 20 October 2008

This bed and breakfast is very conveniently located in the centre of Skaneateles. You can easily walk to anywhere you need to go in the town. We stayed in the Master Suite which had a beautiful jacuzzi tub that overlooked the garden, as well as a very comfortable four poster king size bed. The home itself if very tastefully decorated...

1Thank JLCToronto
Providence, RI
Reviewed 20 February 2008

My husband and I stayed at the porter house for a wedding we were attending and I plan on making another booking for this summer because we had such a wonderful experience. Owners Kathy and Bill are intelligent and hospitable--making for an overall enjoyable and enlightening trip to a small finger lakes town. You're crazy not to visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A true Skaneateles bed & breakfast, the Benjamin Porter House is located in the heart of Skaneateles, a short walk from the lake, shopping, restaurants, and all the charms a small village has to offer. The home is surrounded tall maple trees, a stream that meanders around the property and a pond. A brick patio and fountain with a view of the large lawn and manicured gardens offer tranquility and beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benjamin Porter House

Address: 10 State St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1208
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Skaneateles
Price Range: $277 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The Master Suite is the one you want. The Garden room is nice, but is on the main floor. It may not be as quiet.”
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