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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The cottage itself is awesome--spacious, yet supplied with a queen bed, sofa, desks, chairs, an armoire and chest of drawers, and an entertainment center. There is also a nice bathroom, but no kitchen because breakfast is served in the host's breakfast room. The place is just off of a residential street, so there is some occasional noise from passing cars,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We've now stayed at The Red Cottage several times. It is beautiful, immaculate, and the owner couldn't be more congenial. We think it's more pleasant than a 5-star hotel. Great breakfast on top of an idyllic setting is like frosting on the cake.

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5Thank Andy G
Toronto
Reviewed 5 July 2012

After a family wedding, The Red Cottage and its gracious owner, Stafford Davis, provided us with a calm hideaway for two nights. Surrounded by mature trees and gardens, and watched over by the most polite dog on earth, the cottage is clean, stylish and roomy, with a charming sleeping alcove. The bathroom is updated and elegant. There's a minifridge, no...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 21 October 2011

We've been coming to the Red Cottage for years. It's the only place I'll stay in the Capital Region. The cottage is extremely comfortable and always immaculate. The setting is secluded and quiet, and simply relaxing in the cottage or on the grounds is often the most pleasurable part of a trip to the region for me. Stafford treats her...

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1Thank Michael E
Ann Arbor MI
Reviewed 28 September 2010

I agree with everything that the previous reviewers have said. This is a delightful place to stay when visiting the NY Capital District. The setting is very private and the grounds are delightful, yet you are minutes from anyplace you might want to visit. The owner, Stafford Davis, is an excellent chef and a wonderful host. She is very interested...

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Kentucky
Reviewed 24 August 2010

The Red Cottage is a lovely, large cottage that is situated on two acres of lush gardens, which is detached from the main house. It is only ten minutes from the capital of NY. The cottage is extremely comfortable and clean, with every amenity provided by the inn keeper to make a guest's stay enjoyable. The inn keeper, Stafford Davis,...

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Bethlehem, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2010

My in-laws stayed at The Red Cottage while in town for the wedding. It was the perfect place - quiet, private, well appointed, and with excellent breakfasts. They stayed 4 nights and enjoyed the gardens and the courteous owner, Stafford. The Red Cottage is a real gem.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large, private guest cottage with up-scale bath. Telephone, cable TV, and wireless high-speed internet. Private setting on a winding residential road in the historic village of Slingerlands, which abuts Albany, the capital of New York State. Located on a 3-acre site, The Cottage is screened from neighboring properties by old-growth trees, specimen shrubs, and perennial beds. The Cottage shares the site with its owner (and cook) in the Main House and a cedar-sided barn, that is available for parking, ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Cottage

Address: 138 Font Grove Rd, Slingerlands, NY 12159-3800
Region: United States > New York > Slingerlands
Number of rooms: 1
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?