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Splendor Inn

Norwich, NY 13815 USA (Show map)
4.5
25 Reviews
$80 - $130
per night

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About

If you are thinking of escaping to a beautiful rural area, then let us pamper you here at "Splendor Inn". Our Inn is open to everyone of all faiths, offering a home away from home for the traveler, whether it be overnight or a week long stay, providing a quiet place of retreat and renewal. Located at: 75 South Broad Street, Norwich, New York 13815 Just over an hour from Syracuse, 90 minutes from Albany and three hours from NY City Formerly "Just Memories", the Inn has been in the business for 13 years and has enjoyed many guests from many countries. Our rooms are done in a Colonial theme, with very comfortable furniture. We have provided alcohol, smoke free environment. Children are always welcome. For our business clients a business center is provided, so that you may relax while conducting business on your laptop. Fast internet access is provided. Also as a service to our customers we have available a fax machine, copier, scanner and printer. Our home has for bedrooms on the second floor. two with private baths. On the third floor we have two rooms, one with a king size bed and two twin beds. The bath is located just outside the door. Great for our visiting families. Also available is a room with a double bed and love-seat that will accommodate one person. Bath is shared at times.

Rooms & Rates

Room 6 Sea Pine Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 2 Dogwood Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 3 Olive Tree Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 5 Mighty Cedar Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Room 1The Sequoia Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

Room 4 The Sycamore Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

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Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.4

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This is an interesting and GREAT place to stay! We will be back.

4.8 on December 23, 2013

Unfortunately, we were charged twice for our stay, and we are sure the mistake will be rectified. When we made the reservation we used an AMEX card, and when we registered we used a VISA card. We assumed that the VISA card would be the one that would be charged. We thought the AMEX card was only a guarantee for the reservation. Any suggestion you could give us for receiving our refund would be greatly appreciated.


A much needed getaway!!!!

5 on November 03, 2013

I want to personally thank you Skip and Marlene, they welcomed me into their home with love and compassion. I must say I will be back as I loved it there and wish I never had to leave. Thank you again Skip and Marlele for all your advice and love. Wendy Burt Fort Myers, FL


Wonderful place to stay!

4.8 on September 29, 2013

We were in Norwich for a family event and had made reservations at a motel in town. When we arrived to check-in, we were informed that they were over-booked and had no room for us. The other members of the family had booked four rooms, but only 3 were available. We were short two rooms. The desk clerk offered to call around to see if anyone in Norwich had availability. One place did, but with a bar on the premises, we opted to decline. The other family members took the room, reluctantly. The clerk called Splendor Inn and the innkeeper told her they did have a room that could accommodate 3 people. We arrived at 10:30 p.m. and were warmly greeted by the owners and taken to our room. We slept very well. The next morning, we were treated to a full breakfast and offered many choices of food. We were delighted to be able to get what we wanted for breakfast. We feel the innkeepers were most gracious in taking us in so late at night. B&B's do not have a 24-hour desk like motels. We felt welcomed and the innkeepers made sure we were comfortable. We will definitely recommend Splendor Inn to everyone and will stay there again should we return to Norwich in the future. The other family members were not pleased at all with their accommodations in two of the other motels in the city. The rooms were old and dirty in both, and one had a smoky smell throughout the building. Both had bars on the premises, and the noise level in the rooms was awful. Thank you, Splendor Inn, for making our stay, though short, a pleasant one!


1875 Colonial in restoration

4.8 on August 27, 2013

I had visited "Just Memories" last year on a business trip, could not help but notice the "Colonial" home was decorated in overdone "Victorian" Crystal very dirty, just looked tired. I did not review as Sandy and Jim said they were selling and they too looked a bit tired. I went back last week, another business trip, "amazing" change. The new owners, (Skip and Marlene) since June or July I think, are trying to return this 1875 Colonial home back to it's country charm. I did not miss the dirty crystal, noticed new curtains in the dining room, and it seemed brighter if not cleaner. I had stayed in the front room, shared bath, the room was re-arranged bed off the windows so less street noise, new lamps and new appointments. Also loved white towels and make-up cloth provided. Last year one of the colored towels had bleach marks and looked worn. All and all this old colonial has a new look, and I found my stay both pleasant and comfortable. Breakfast was different with a fresh fruit cup, and choice of eggs or the daily special. I was also asked upon arrival if I had a special diet or would like "Chobani" Yogurt with my fruit I'll be back and have talked about joining friends to see the fall leaves I this quaint NY mountain retreat.


Big changes with new owners

5 on August 23, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Splendor Inn (formerly Just Memories) recently. I had stayed there once before about a year ago, and was hesitant to return. But seeing that there was new ownership, I decided to stay there again. What a treat it was to walk in through the front door and immediately notice that the house was different. Last year I arrived at 4 p.m. and walked in to an unlocked, and empty, house. The owners were not there and when I phoned them, I was told to go up to my room and they would see me in the morning. MORNING? There were no locks on any of the entrances, or the rooms. I was hesitant to leave my belongings in the room. I went out for awhile and returned to a dark house. A few other rooms were occupied, but only night lights were lit on the first floor. Breakfast the next morning was pancakes, bacon, fruit or juice and coffee. I had no choices. A second helping was not offered, but I was able to get a second cup of coffee. The second morning's breakfast was a waffle with bacon. I left the table each morning still hungry. I explored the house during the day and noticed that it was a very old colonial. The living room furniture was white, but needed a good cleaning. The carpets had not been vacuumed for days and my room did not appear to have been cleaned thoroughly before my arrival. The bathroom floor was dirty, as was the shower. But the new owners have taken pride in the Inn and have worked hard to improve it. The rooms are cleaner and the house is well lit at night. Soft music plays during the breakfast hours. Coffee is served all day and other guests were socializing with each other and the owners, and everyone was friendly. Newer living room furniture and less glittery decorating made a huge difference. We look forward to a return trip and a whole new look to this beautiful old house.


Wonderful weekend stay

5 on August 23, 2013

Beautiful old colonial house over 100 years old. Hearty breakfasts, wonderful innkeepers and comfortable rooms. New owners who relocated from Florida just a few months ago. They are in the process of restoring the house to its original colonial look. Previous owners changed the décor to Victorian, which took away the historic charm. Happy to see that the new owners are making a lot of positive changes. Exterior of the house was decorated in red, white and blue for the summer. Loved the patriotic details! We'll be back next summer, and maybe even sooner if we get the chance.


A very pleasant two-day stay

4.6 on August 16, 2013

I stayed two night in a family suite at Splendor Inn with my two kids. The owners were very friendly and courteous and made every effort to make our stay as pleasant as possible. The breakfasts were delicious. Highly recommended!


The Splendor Inn was much nicer as Just Memories

2.2 on July 31, 2013

Just Memories was just sold in July, 2013 and renamed SPLENDOR INN. While we had stayed at Just Memories B&B twice before and loved it, the new owners are out of their element and have ruined this once charming B&B. Just Memories use to have a really nice ambiance with rooms and room furniture fit for the period, including one room that had very nice Victorian furniture. We use to love the place, but the new owner is getting rid of this charming with funky Colonial. But that's just the beginning. We never felt comfortable with the owners constantly prying into our business. At Breakfast, we had distant relatives staying here as well, and we couldn't talk to them, as the new owners wanted to go on and on about how they met, how he had become a minister of some church in Florida. You could tell that the owners really wanted this to be a Bed & Breakfast for people of their faith - and really - I just wanted to relax. I think what really annoyed me was when the owner began trashing the two other hotels in the entire town, as if to say, if you ever come to this town, you don't want to dare go to the other two places or you will be infested with bed bugs and or be harassed by prostitutes. Definitely not very professional or classy. This really turned me off about this place. All in all, we all decided we would not return and Just Memories B&B was just that - JUST A MEMORY Now - and not that good of one for such a once grand estate building. P.S. Our room, while it did have a bath, and was the same rate of the others, was much much smaller and the nothing like what we had before. Make sure when they give you your receipt that they give you an itemized receipt instead of a total. That too was very unprofessional.


Great place to stay

5 on November 19, 2012

We loved this place! It was a beautiful home that was very clean! The homeowners were so nice and welcoming! Will definitely stay again!


Location, Location, Location

4.8 on January 09, 2011

Attended my HS's 55th reunion this past summer and was delighted to have stayed here. You cannot beat the location, located on the southern edge of norwich in a quiet residential neighborhood but you can walk anywhere you want to go. A fantastic italian restaurant 3 blocks away. A clean room with a nice varied breakfast. Would definately stay here again. Ron & Rose Balcom


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Location

Location Type

Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown NY, (45miles), Colgate College, Hamilton,NY,(20miles), Airport, City, Countryside, Village, Wine country

Airport

Binghamton, NY (BGM-Edwin A. Link Field) 50 miles

Directions to property:

See above from South Western New York

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, BaseBall Hall of Fame, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library , Special toiletries by Gilchrist & Soames, Serving Dunkin Dognuts coffee exclusivly

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 10:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations must be confirmed with 25%in advance. We will take a personal check or credit card no.
  • Cancellations: There will be a $25.00 service charge on all refunds. For our business clients we can bill direct to your business as long as they OK it. Cancellations must be with in 72 hours. All college week-ends and holidays must be paid in full before arrival. There will be no refund for holidays and college weekends. We prefer that Friday and Saturday are both booked during the months of May to August and all holidays.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Skip & Marlene Lewis

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

2 Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7AM to 9AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


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