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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

First let me say that I don't stay at B&Bs much (intentionally, because I like to be guaranteed modern conveniences) but my sister booked this place for a couple days' get-together...and I have to say it turned out to be charming and just right for our needs. We stayed in the two large upper floor rooms of the main house...

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White Plains, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The bed had a very long red hair in it, obviously the sheets hadn't been changed. (I have short brown hair and hadn't been in the bed yet.) The furniture smelled. The bathroom was clean, however. Breakfast was a waffle and orange juice and I had to ask for coffee. Very bizarre experience. Won't be repeated.

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7Thank NewJersey055
Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 October 2014

My wife was very excited about staying at this bed and breakfast(not so much breakfast). When she spoke with the owner we were told it would be fine to arrive at noon. We arrived at our destination and no one answered. The sign said" if no one answers call this number. We called the number and were told by the...

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Schenectady1760, Innkeeper at English Garden Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

As I replied to your wives, TripAdvisors review, we are truly sorry that you and your wife were unsatisfied with your overnight at our B&B. Most of our more than 3,300 guests have conveyed their stays to be very pleasant. Schenectady has many great choices for lodging and we hope that you will again visit Schenectady and have a more...

Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I chose this B and B because of the very high recommendations of the hostess. However, we arrived to a closed house and waited for half an hour before someone came and checked us in. The accommodations were great but felt we spent the night there alone as no one checked in on us. Breakfast was a huge disappointment. We...

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Schenectady1760, Innkeeper at English Garden Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are truly sorry that you and your husband were unsatisfied with your overnight at our B&B. Most of our more than 3,300 guests have conveyed their stays to be very pleasant. Schenectady has many great choices for lodging and we hope that you will again visit Schenectady and have a more enjoyable stay.

Huntsville, Ohio
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We had a last minute notion to drive over to Schenectady from visiting Cooperstown so we could hop the Amtrak train into Manhattan. Since it was mid-week we easily secured a reservation here for just one night and was assured the train station was close by. This turned out to be a wonderful idea. Virginia gave us the old ballroom...

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Thank Dave M
Hillsborough, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I really liked this inn. My friends and I arrived wet from a rainy bicycling sojourn along the Canalway trail, and when I saw my huge room complete with sofa, I cheered up immediately. The feel is historic but roomy and so comfortable. I basically had a suite which was better than I expected. Bathroom was lovely, the bed was...

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3Thank Barbara B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I stayed there only for one night, but it was very pleasant stay. The historic atmosphere of the place is incredibly charming. The room was very clean and quiet, even though it was very close to the entrance. The hostess is a very nice lady. My morning conversation with her was very informative, and learned a lot about Schenectady and...

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1Thank Olga P
new york
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed at this B&B back in February of 2014. We love the Historic Stockade area and was excited about this B&B located within the Stockade. However, we were sadly disappointed.. we checked in mid-afternoon, the room was nice and quaint, but very cold until late evening,No tea and cookies in the afternoon, which is typically a 'usual' at B&B's....

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4Thank fawn761
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We stayed in the HUGE Martha room (pictured on this page) with very comfortable bed, sitting area, and semi-private bathroom. The bathroom does have a door to another bedroom, but no one else was staying at the time of our stay. The door joining our room to the bathroom did not have a latch or lock, though, so we were...

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2Thank Carrie T
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Bed was so big I needed a stool to get in it! I stayed in the front room in the summer so there was some street noise but it didn't go late. Service could not have been better. I arrived earlier than expected yet I was well taken care of. Loved the breakfast! The location can't be beat. Would definitely...

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  • Free Parking
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The English Garden Bed & Breakfast is nestled in the heart of the Historic Stockade District of Schenectady, New York known for its 18th Century Elegance with 21st Century Service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about English Garden Bed & Breakfast

Address: 205 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1405
Region: United States > New York > Schenectady
Price Range: $153 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Stairs to second floor-no elevator. 1st floor room has no private bathroom within the room.”
 of 5 bubbles mmaryw, 31 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Ellice Room is on the first floor, front of house just as you enter the front door. I would not recommend this room if you are a single woman traveling or if you want a private bathroom. I did not take a tour to see the rooms upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles reneec400, 28 Feb 2012 | Read review
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