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The Brewster Inn

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New York, NY
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The location on the lake, the pretty lawn, terrace seating.... This place is very nice for either romantic brunch with a glass of Champagne or large groups of friends and family. I have visited this place a few times and every time it is a very pleasant experience. This is a buffet type brunch, but I believe you can order...

1Thank Strongwinder
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Brunch is the best way to wake up on a Sunday morning as far as we are concerned! Glad you agree -- a mimosa in one hand and a waffle in the other! Hope to see you again for brunch -- we appreciate the kind words!

North Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We eat here a lot and recently had a wedding at a private club next door. A few days prior to the wedding we had a table for 17 - both families and relatives. The service is wonderful. The food excellent. And a wine list that is excellent. We had a window table and all went well all around. After...

1Thank MrTEastlake
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so honored to have been a part of both families joining! We wish the newlyweds the best of luck in marriage and we look forward to celebrating many wonderful anniversaries with everyone. Thank you for highlighting Kirk, Steve and Jason -- they are truly wonderful, go above and beyond the...

Reviewed 21 June 2015

The Brewster Inn is a high-end restaurant for mainly the people residing around Cazeovia, Manllius or even Syracuse. They serve great food and their menu have wide varieties too. However, my favourite was Rib-eye Steak (rare) and their house-special salads and desserts.

6Thank vicmuk69
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We love when people mention their favorite dishes and we look forward to hosting you on your next trip to Cazenovia.

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

A couple of weeks ago we had a dinner celebration at the Brewster Inn with family and friends 26 total. I have been there about 4 years ago and fell in love with the place and overall the quality at all levels. With that in mind, we planned the graduation dinner for our son with them. We made the reservation...

Thank Tia V
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Such a delight to read your review -- those kind words are so nice to hear. And now you are making us hungry!! We appreciate the loyalty and saying that we are worth the drive from the city -- we look forward to seeing you and the family again! We will surely let our staff know the wonderful things you...

Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend during a visit to Colgate and Syracuse Universities. The Inn is perfectly situated on a lake right in between the two campuses. The Inn itself has great bones and could be remarkable with a savy upgrade. There are many decor flubs that take away from the charm of the inn. For instance there are...

Thank Simstravel
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate any and all feedback and look forward to working harder to making the hotel and restaurant better. We recently hired a new hotel manager and we hope to continue making improvements and changes to the building year after year. We hope you visit us again someday.

Adirondacks, New York
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We were traveling through the area late in the evening and happened upon the Inn and was fortunate to have secured their last room. The room was in the separate building called the Carriage House located next to the main property. The Inn has lovely grounds and is located on the Lake. The room was tastefully decorated and had what...

Thank Redford61
Upstate New York
Reviewed 24 December 2014

It's our annual trip to the Brewster and so enjoy our meal at the restaurant. We love the Terrace Bar Room - the bar area is amazing and there is a great number of people to mingle with. The dining area there has a great atmosphere - so it's our favorite. I love that the menu now offers smaller orders...

1Thank MaggieChew
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We stayed here over the thanksgiving Holliday and enjoyed our stay The staff was friendly effecient and made our stay a nice pleasant experience The rooms were huge and comfortable but could use a refreshing The restaurant is superb and the breakfast included with the stay is adequate

Thank samjacobson
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We have eaten at the Brewster many times, but this is the first time we have stayed at the inn. We had a room in the main house, overlooking the lake. We had a gas fireplace and a hot tub. The staff was excellent, service was first rate. The room, however is showing its age a bit. The tub needed...

Thank MikeGSyr
Oceanside, California
Reviewed 5 November 2014

This place sits on the southeast end of Cazenovia lake. It was after dark when we arrived, so we missed the entrance at first. Note: It is just before the T in the road where 20 east meets Rippleton Road (13) and Foreman Street (20). It has plenty of white string lights to guide you, but if you've never been...

1Thank Ali G

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the only hotel on Cazenovia Lake, The Brewster Inn is a historic mansion, built in 1890 as the summer home of Standard Oil Financier, Benjamin Brewster. Overnight guests choose from rooms in either the main house or the adjacent carriage house, many rooms of which were renovated in 2015. All rooms and suites have private baths, television, and HVAC. Some rooms even feature jacuzzis, fireplaces, sun porches, private decks and lakeviews. The inn also offers a DiRona Award Winning Restaurant and a Wine Spectator Awarded wine cellar on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brewster Inn

Address: 6 Ledyard Ave, Cazenovia, NY 13035-1209
Region: United States > New York > Cazenovia
Price Range: $132 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brewster Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“the carriage house is typically quieter, best views are in the main house, top floor facing the back”
angelamarie852017, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are away kitchen unless your a heavy sleeper or night owl. The restaurant/bar quiets down before midnight.”
Diane1Allentown, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just have dinner here.”
NYBob6, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Those in the carriage house are quieter as they are not close to the popular restaurant.”
randc843, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“look at the web site; it's complete and accurate. Talk to the staff; they're helpful.”
davidgU4761NW, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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