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Bedford, NY
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a 4 day get away to the Finger Lakes and stayed at The William Smith Inn. Beautiful inn in a nice quiet neighborhood, conveniently located a mile out of town. Our room was beautifully decorated, spacious and spotless. We loved the claw-foot tub in the bathroom and the bed was so comfy! We...

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much! I'm so happy your visit to the Finger Lakes was everything you imagined! Looking forward to your next visit!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

William Smith Inn, Finger Lakes, Geneva, NY. Stayed here for two nights in mid June 2016. We arrived in town and took a chance that we would get a room. Walked up and knocked, and called and were warmly greeted by Theresa who along with her husband Dave own this fabulous Inn. As luck was on our side there was...

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! I'm so glad you took a chance and ended up here!

Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We visited here for our first time at B&B, and we loved it. Theresa was an awsome host, even though she made me try quiche (which was excellent). It was an excellent stay and we would return again. The room were very cozy and we'll kept.

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Ha! Loved having you stay! Pushy Innkeeper, huh?! Quiche is always a great choice!

Boston Ma
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My daughter and I spent one night at the Inn and we couldn't have felt more at home. Theresa and David were so warm and welcoming. The room was immaculate as was the rest of the Inn. Theresa prepared our breakfast in their lovely dining room, while giving us advise on the town and the college we were visiting. It...

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Super! And, I love to put my college admissions hat back on!

Newport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Fall weekend getaway for our Anniversary turned out to be top notch after staying at the William Smith Inn. The Cage's opened their home to us and Theresa was an incredible host. We enjoyed hearing about the history of the home and enjoyed the tranquility that the Inn and Finger Lakes had to offer. Thank you and if we are...

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nassau county
Reviewed 25 October 2015

On a whim we spent a night in Geneva, NY, at the top of Seneca Lake. The William Smith Inn is truly beautiful. Theresa couldn't have been more helpful: Making suggestions for must visit sites on our way along the Lake, setting out 3 menus for local restaurants for dinner, etc. She hit just the right tone (helpful and warm...

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being great guests! Always good to make that balance when you're an innkeeper. Looking forward to your next visit!

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 11 September 2015

There are many beautiful Bed & Breakfast inns in the FInger Lakes region, and The William Smith Inn is no exception. What sets the WSI apart from all of the others is our hostess and innkeeper Teresa Gage. Teresa is the most welcoming innkeeper we've ever had the pleasure to meet. We felt like she was genuinely happy to see...

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Corning, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Oh gosh. Theresa does it again. I just have to say for the second time, Theresa has out done herself. She and her husband David are just the most generous of guests - allowing us to take over the upstairs suite for our mini bachelorette getaway. We were delighted each morning with her wonderful home-made breakfast. I hope to come...

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Rochele, repeat guests are what makes my business what it is! Thank YOU!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Recently returned from a good old fashioned car trip through New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. Without a doubt, staying at the William Smith Inn was the best overnight lodging experience of the entire trip. THERESA is the ultimate hostess! It's like staying with your new best friend. The rooms are beautiful, big and CLEAN! Theresa's breakfasts were just...

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Theresa600, Owner at The William Smith Inn, responded to this review

Linda, be careful what you wish for! Cincy here I come! You don't have to iron my pillow cases!

Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stay at WSI every year for the Musselman tri weekend.... we wouldn't think of staying anywhere else! The owners are the nicest people and truly go all out to accommodate us, despite the early mornings of race weekend. The beds are amazing, and even though there are other guests you cannot hear a peep once you close your door...

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Jules, guests like you are what make my job worth it! I love having you here for Musselman...and no...I will not be doing a triathlon anytime soon! Thank YOU for a wonderful visit!

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The William Smith Inn opened its doors in June 2009. William Smith was a philanthropist, astronomer, spiritualist and nurseryman. Your hosts, David & Theresa Gage, have restored this home to its former glory for your comfort and pleasure. This Italianate home, built in 1873, features quarter-cut white oak floors with black walnut inlay, monstrous chestnut doors, floor-to-ceiling windows and incredibly detailed molding. The home is situated on 3.2 acres in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The William Smith Inn

Address: 600 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-1404
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Geneva
Price Range: $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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