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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I recently spent a few days in the airy Renaissance Suite. I have stayed at the Candlelight Inn a number of times, each time in a different suite. I have enjoyed each one, but I think the Renaissance Suite is my favorite so far. I look forward to staying again and trying some of the other rooms.

Thank fanofVictorians
Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very positive review, especially since you have stayed in several of our suites. Yes, the Renaissance not only is large but is a room of light with earlier 19th Century furnishings. We look forward to accommodating you once again in the future.

Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Location was great; close to everywhere we wanted to go, but that's the best thing I can say about it. If you are passionate about antiques, then this is the place for you. Otherwise, I would recommend skipping this place. It was poorly maintained: cobwebs on the ceilings and furniture, broken and stained furniture, terrible smell. In addition, you don't...

1Thank Sara S
Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. We understand that real antiques are not for everyone nor understood by as many people today. We have been antique dealers for 43 years and have furnished Candlelight Lodge with some of the best pieces we have found. As to condition, all of our pieces are original and well kept. Candlelight...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 23 August 2015

My partner and I wanted a relaxing vacation week in the Chautauqua area, and we certainly found a place that suited us with the Candlelight Lodge. Located in scenic, serene Westfield, the B&B is ideal for those who want peace & quiet as well as convenience to Lake Chautauqua and the surrounding area wineries. We occupied the Pine Suite, and...

Thank David50226
Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Didn't have much interaction with anyone because I had an emergency trip to the ER that night, but our room was large and beautifully appointed. The whole place was very large and quiet, didn't get a really warm vibe off it but was happy to be there.

Thank CBWritergirl
Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive response. We were sorry that you had a medical emergency just before your arrival. Fortunately we were able to offer you an upgrade on the main floor downstairs since you stayed mid-week. The Oak suite which you originally selected has a bit more quaint charm but the stairs would have been difficult for you. The...

White Plains, New York
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We occupied the Renaissance Suite for two nights and found it more over the top than genuinely charming or romantic. I'm sure antiques connoisseurs would have appreciated the large and heavy antique furniture more than we did; at least to our eyes, the suite felt old and outdated, particularly the low dark green ceiling in the bathroom. We didn't see...

Thank Culp1954
Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review in which you state our B&B and the community was “adequate” for exploring Chautauqua County. Hopefully we can correct some mistakes and lack of understanding. The Renaissance Suite is just one of eleven suites that we have and as you state Victorian lovers do find it wonderful. We also feel that as you state it...

Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I had the audacity to ask by email for the names of restaurants they were sending us to for breakfast since this bed and breakfast does not provide breakfast on the premises. Ed and Wilma Benjamin replied by canceling our reservation with just 1 week to find another place during a busy season. If you consider booking with them be...

5Thank horama
Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

A nasty review, this person never stayed with us but was allowed to review our services, which we do not understand. We explain in our confirmation letter again that we do not serve breakfast on site but send our guests with a voucher to your choice of three breakfast restaurants in the area (anywhere from 2 blocks to a few...

Brecksville, Ohio
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This was our third stay at the Candlelight Lodge and we would not consider any other place when visiting the area. The B&B is a beautiful brick Victorian mansion that was built in 1851. The suites are spacious (we stayed in the Mary Jane Suite), and are decorated with lovely antiques. The location is perfect when visiting the Chautauqua area...

Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the complimentary review. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us and we are pleased that you had the opportunity to stay in many of our suites over the years. We hope that you will have an many reasons to return to Western New York after your son graduates from Fredonia.

Nyack, New York, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Can't say enough good things.My wife & I have stayed in 3 different suites over the years. Candlelight Lodge has made our college trips to SUNY Fredonia more like a true vacation. See you again in the spring, and thanks!

Thank Russell R
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

We stopped on the way back from Chicago on our way to Cape Cod. We called from the road and we got the only room left, the Renaissance Suite. The room has an antique bed and being 6'2"tall I barely fit. That wasn't the problem but rather the smell. The sheets and pillow had a heavy scent of some flowery...

2Thank Doug K
Candlelight1851, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

A very strange review and one that speaks to some of the current problems of small businesses and the empowerment of an individual on the internet. This person called late, just off the interstate and requested a single night at our Candlelight Lodge – normally we require two nights on weekends and this was Labor Day Weekend. All other eleven...

Reviewed 20 May 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Renaissance Suite. The whole place is filled with gorgeous antiques and the architecture is wonderful. Wilma, the innkeeper, was very nice and although they don't live in the building, they are available. I love that there was a kitchen area in the room. If we were staying more than a couple days, that...

Thank Rosannadana
Wilma B, Owner at Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Apparently your only complaint is the length of the bed for your husband. We have 10 suites all of which have either full queens or what we call custom queens. Some earlier Civil War beds were oversize for wealthy homes which we have chosen. We have...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An 1851 brick Victorian mansion, 8 minutes from Chautauqua Lake and Chautauqua Institution - spaciousness, privacy, elegant antique furnishings for a romantic getaway. 7 guest suites - queen beds, private baths, AC, DirecTV, minifridge, coffee machines, microwave - 2 suites have additional bedrooms. In the heart of the village of Westfield on two acres - steps away from stores, antique shops and restaurants. Accommodations for small weddings, parties, and an ideal vacation rental. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlelight Lodge Bed and Breakfast

Address: 143 E Main St, Westfield, NY 14787-1150
Region: United States > New York > Chautauqua County > Westfield
Price Range: $91 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We stayed in the back of the house; perhaps the second floor rooms were nicer?!?!”
sarasJ2659QF, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay in the Renaissance Suite!”
jtreby, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Each room is different, so you need to ask questions about what you are getting.”
582wendyr, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay in the Mahogany Suite if you don't need 2 separate beds--very small bathroom and iffy cold water knob in the shower. Otherwise, they all are beautiful and unique from what I saw. Small town so noise not an issue.”
alg07, 4 Sep 2012 | Read review
“First floor room is available”
FrankKal, 27 Feb 2012 | Read review
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