We could not have had a better stay at the Borland House Bed & Breakfast! The owners were friendly and welcoming, and simply amazing cooks! Innovative and creative breakfasts were served each day with warm smiles and good tips for "must see activities" in the area. Thanks Carol and Bill!
We stayed for two nights over a weekend in August 2014. We stayed in the Montgomery room which was very spacious, clean and comfortable. It was our first time to the Hudson Valley and very much appreciated all the suggestions for local restaurants, hikes and wineries that Bill and Carol (the proprietors) shared with us. The breakfast was outstanding!!!!! We plan on definitely returning. Their hospitality and accommodations were just lovely!
Visited the Borland House for 2 nights in August 2014. Being new to B&Bs, we were not sure what to expect - and were beyond pleasantly surprised by the hospitality and food provided by Bill & Carol. We reserved the Isabella room, but were graciously upgraded (free of charge) to the Montgomery room - which was a treat. I cannot say enough about how warm and welcoming Bill & Carol both are - they truly make it a welcoming home to visit. Even if the hospitality and lodging weren't superb, I would also likely return simply for the amazing breakfasts. Highly recommended and cannot wait to return!
I recently spent an evening in the orange grove suite with my brother and his two children. David greeted us with a big smile and told us abit of history about the place. He was friendly and made us all feel very comfortable staying there. The property seemed vast and well manicured. Our suite was impressively clean and very nicely decorated. When I travel I am always concerned about the bed due to the fact I have spinal issues from a car accident. I found my bed very comfortable. I slept great and awoke well rested. The bed was as good if not better than my expensive new sealy posturpedic mattress at home. We had a nice breakfast which was served in the gift shop due to the dining room being renovated. It was a comfortable setting and the gift shop was filled with interesting craft type gifts. We even bought a gift for my sister there who we were visiting this trip. David was very tolerant of the children wandering around looking at everything. The Tin Brook is a family friendly place. I look forward to returning for the fall foliage experience. I would highly recommend this place.
Room was huge. Rates are super low. Breakfast was exactly as requested. Excellent wi-fi reception. The only issue was the traffic noise. If you expect quiet, you will not get that here. Leaving the a/c on helped though. The value was superb.
Simply glorious. Carol and Bill are wonderful people and great hosts. We stayed in the Isabella room which is part of the original late 1700s part of the house. It was a very unique experience, extremely romantic, and well furnished with a private bathroom and perfect for a few nights to explore the Hudson valley. 20 mins from wineries, Beacon, Storm King, and it's situated in Montgomery which is the epitome of quaint, small-town picturesque awesomeness. But let's talk about breakfast. One word; amazing. For a few jaded NYC restaurant buffs, this was the surprisingly best part. Homemade, fresh and delicious. We found ourselves looking forward to each morning. This place is a gem.
A great 4th of July weekend at the Borland House. Carol and Bill are great hosts, engaging with guests to make sure everything is to their satisfaction and providing input/suggestions regarding what the area has to offer. We did the Bethel/Woodstock/New Paltz circle to hit the highlights of the area. This B&B is reasonbly centrally located to do all this and tour up the Hudson River Valley if desired. We would highly recommend Borland House to anyone interested in seeing this area of New York!
My boyfriend and I stayed here just one night, sadly. We absolutely loved everything - the home, the room, and especially our hosts. Carol and Bill couldn't be more welcoming. They made us instantly feel at home and special. It was truly romantic, thanks to all their little touches, and we felt thoroughly spoiled. Thank you for a fantastic break from the everyday! We will be back!
We stayed at Buck's Homestead over Memorial Day weekend. We felt welcome and catered to throughout our entire stay. We were greeted with fresh baked chocolate chip cookies and a flower from the garden in our room. The Queen room was airy and spacious. The view overlooks the landscaped property and a wide open picturesque field across the street. Much thought went into making sure we had everything we needed. Coffee and tea, extra towels, bathrobes, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, extra pillows and much more! The bed was so comfortable that we didn't want to leave. We spent time relaxing in the rocking chairs on the front porch and sitting in the gazebo. Breakfast in the morning was amazing! The table was decorated with red, white and blue fresh flowers for Memorial Day and our own bubbles. Fresh fruit, yogurt parfait, coffee, french toast, warm maple syrup and brown sugared bacon was out of this world! We sat on the screened in porch and took in the peacefulness of the beautiful gardens and yard. We are excited to return and spend more time enjoying all that the inn has to offer!
We planned a weekend getaway with a day's notice and scrambled to find a B&B. We came across Tin Roof which got great reviews and was very reasonable priced. Very glad I listened and booked it for 2 nights. Our stay was great. David was very nice and accommodating. The breakfast was nothing fancy but definitely filling. I would definitely go back! We stayed in the Pumpkin room which was quaint and had everything we needed. Great job David. Keep up the good work!
I decided to treat my girlfriend to a trip to some of the Hudson Valley wineries for her birthday a couple weeks ago, and we stayed at the Borland House. Carol and Bill are amazing hosts and the house is beautiful. We have stayed at a handful of bed and breakfasts and this one is on our list of B&Bs to return to. We happened to be alone there the weekend we went, so Carol and Bill surprised us and upgraded us to a bigger room for no charge. Their hospitality didn't stop there, they also helped us pick a romantic restaurant for dinner and even made the reservation for us. Carol and Bill are also very knowledgeable of the surrounding areas and pointed us in the direction of a winery close by, that we visited before dinner. As for the house, it was very nice. In our experience, sometimes with B&Bs the owners advertise the house as historic when what they mean is old. The Borland House is definitely a beautiful historic property, but with modern convenience so you don't have to live like the original owners of the house did in the 1800s. The beds are comfortable and the bathrooms and bedrooms are huge. Also, the house is very clean. I am very allergic to dust, and did not have any problems with allergies while staying at the Borland House. The breakfast, maybe the most important part for us, was amazing! The food just kept coming. Note: the banana muffins are awesome, really everything served was delicious! The day we arrived, there were also some ginger cookies that we delicious. Carol and Bill also seemed very accommodating to dietary restrictions. Neither my girlfriend nor I follow special diets, but they checked with us to make sure, which was a nice thought. Overall, if you are going to be visiting the area and enjoy staying at bed and breakfasts, the Borland is a must stay! We will be returning, so you might just see us there.
Wonderful night's stay at Borland house. Very intimate setting with only 3 rooms - the only thing not "completely" private was the bath, which is technically a separate room. Carol and Bill will make your stay comfortable and address every need that you might have - this type of personal service is rarely found these days! We had such a wonderful experience, will most certainly be returning for a future stay.
Staying at Borland House with Carol and Bill is like visiting family. They make us feel welcome, are accommodating and helpful with all requests and make it difficult to leave! My only wish is that the desk in the room was a little bigger because I bring all my notes and books for writing and "overflow" onto the bed. Love it, will return again and again.
My wife and I stayed with our little 10-month old for one night at Tin Brook. I couldn't believe how inexpensive it was. We would have liked to stay for 2 nights, but it was booked. David was friendly and helpful and the room was cozy and comfortable. Loved having Breakfast delivered so we could eat in our pajamas with our little guy. Additionally, it seemed as if David had baby-proofed the room for us. He didn't say anything, and we weren't sure, but the bottom shelves from bookcases were empty and wires were hidden. That's attention to detail.
Our stay at the Borland House was wonderful. Carol greeted us at the front door with a smile and cheerful hello. We were taken on a short tour of the house and then shown to our room. The room was spacious and comfortable. The next morning we had a delicious breakfast. We definitely will return to the Borland House the next time we go to the Catskills.
Breakfast is much more gourmet than the usual standard fare of a B&B. The historic town has nice sidewalks and is a safe and educational walk. A passcode front door lets you come and go as you please. For an old historic house, the water pressure and hot water was just like a new hotel. I was doing work in the area and always enjoy the charm of a B&B over a hotel - Borland house did not disappoint.
As my husband and the title say, our stay was a great bang for the buck!! We were originally scheduled for one of the singles for a couple nights during the Thanksgiving weekend, but David graciously upgraded us to one of the suites for the same original amount. And, while I'm sure the single would have been great, the suite allowed my husband to crash in the other bedroom the first evening while I finished up paperwork and made tea in the microwave. In addition, after realizing it would be easier to check-in earlier in the day, David graciously accommodated us to facilitate that as well. Breakfast was hot, abundantly filling and yummy both mornings -- waffles bacon and fruit the first morning and french toast, bacon and fruit the second morning. As mentioned in other reviews, yes, it wasn't anything fancy, but the waffles filled the dinner-size plate and were obviously from a scratch batter and the french toast was just perfect. And, the bacon was so good that it almost inspired a food fight. Thanks David for a great stay! I'm sure we'll be back the next time we're in the area.