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Stone Rose Bed and Breakfast

248 West Corbin Hill Road , Sloansville, NY 12160 USA (Show map)
4.9
37 Reviews
$115 - $189
per night

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About

A destination in itself on 100 tranquil acre estate; Stone Rose offers lovely modern accommodations(with private baths)an extensive breakfast menu and most importantly, genuine hospitality to all. Easy access: N.Y.S. Thruway I-90, I-88, U.S. Route 20. HOWE CAVERNS and ERIE CANAL 10 minutes SHARON SPRINGS 15 minutes SCHENECTADY 40 minutes ALBANY 45 minutes COOPERSTOWN FESTIVAL 30 minutes COBLESKILL 15 minutes CANAJOHARIE 15 minutes AMSTERDAM: 25 minutes ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS 35 minutes. CATSKILL MOUNTAINS 35 minutes SARATOGA SPRINGS 55 minutes Off the beaten path..... for a reason. Come and explore the reason.

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Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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Heaven; Perfect In Every Way!

5 on July 30, 2014

One of the loveliest experiences I have ever had! I was in heaven! The house and property are so beautiful; it is like visiting an English Country Estate. But there is nothing pretentious about it because the family (Lynda, Frances, and Chuck) is very down to earth and makes you feel incredibly welcome; just like a member of their family in the best sense. They are there to chat with when you want and left alone when it is time to enjoy the beauty and solitude of the surroundings. I went with a friend and from the moment of arrival we knew we had ‘picked a winner’. We were greeted warmly, given a tour of the home (wait until you hear its’ history), and then treated to refreshments on the porch to relax and settle in. This was easy to do because the porch overlooks lovely gardens, trees, streams and nature at its best. The rooms are thoughtfully and thoroughly furnished, impeccably clean, warm, and comfortable. Every need is anticipated with tons of special touches like water, sodas, and chocolates in the room; coffee, teas, candies, biscuits always a step away and homemade refreshments waiting for you in the evenings. But then comes your gourmet breakfast in the morning (an amazing menu to choose from); served wherever you like - in the simple & beautiful dining room, out on the porch, the sitting room, living room….so many places to choose from. And the food is heaven; Lynda is a fantastic cook in addition to being a perfect hostess. She is assisted by Frances (Lynda’s mother) and we delighted in conversations with both of them. We felt so taken care of! On our strolls thru the grounds we had great discussions with Chuck about everything from the history of the area to tractors. It was a fabulous visit from start to finish and we are already planning our next visit and bringing friends. I cannot recommend this beautiful bed & breakfast highly enough. Mary B., New York City


Best Ever!

5 on June 11, 2014

We have stayed here many times and keep returning! Everything about Stone Rose is fabulous! Love it and the host family


Our best weekend in recent memory

5 on October 28, 2013

This was our second visit to the Stone Rose and like our first in June 2012, we had a wonderful time. Lynda, Chuck and Fran were charming host/hostess and we felt spoiled. We walked the property on one of the most beautiful days of the year and enjoyed the peace and tranquility of a very special piece of heaven. I always hate to leave and can't wait to return next year. Next time were going to take a picnic lunch and make an afternoon of our walk, there is so much to see.


Perfection

5 on August 13, 2013

From the start to finish we could not have imagined a getaway more perfect, except for the weather, but the warmth of the Innkeepers made up for that!


Always excelling

5 on August 01, 2013

I am the happy recipient of the luxury for which this wonderful bed and breakfast Stone Rose offers. The room has a sense of relaxation and beauty. The food is done with skill and taste. The unexpected extras show a sense of graciousness. The innkeepers are quick to share stories of the land and community allowing me to understand what has been before and exists today. My stays here always tops the last. Stone Rose truly gives the traveler a traveling home and a welcome to return.


Elegant and extradordinary, yet like home.

5 on May 05, 2013

Elegant and extraordinary, yet with an unpretentious and relaxed feeling of a house filled with family love. Stone Rose Inn is, on all levels, the best B&B my husband and I have had the pleasure of visiting! Upon arrival, Lynda and Miss Frances greeted us each by name, and with smiles and welcoming gestures that immediately seemed to be saying, ‘Welcome home!’ From that moment on, that’s exactly how we felt. We soon met Lynda’s husband, Chuck, who echoed the welcoming greetings, and shared the warm feelings of home. We stayed in the Garden Room, which was beautifully decorated and immaculate! The crystal clear window pane to the garden view, gave the feeling of sitting on a private balcony, overlooking the estate. Yet, it only gave a glimpse of the beautiful property we later found to explore. As we toured the house and property, it became quite evident that this beautiful B&B has been a family labor of love. Each of our hosts seemed to have a wealth of knowledge, history, and a story or two, attached to the property and every item in the home. The attention to detail is impeccable. The food plentiful, with lovely treats appearing from time to time, ‘just in case you might be a bit hungry from your hike’. For breakfast we enjoyed, Stone Rose Eggs Benedict....a work of art..(we took pictures)! The newly appointed gift shop also holds beautiful items, old and new. Many, with a story of their own, making you want to bring them into your home, to share the story, with those you love. Clearly, Stone Rose Inn is a Bed and Breakfast you need to experience to truly understand the gifts it offers. Denise and Dave, Rotterdam. Jct., NY


A Traveling Home and Welcome to Return

5 on February 24, 2013

I have been the happy recipient of the luxury given by Lynda and family. The rooms have a sense of relaxation and beauty. The food is done well skilled & with taste. The unexpected extra show this inn's sense of graciousness. I enjoyed hearing the stories of the land and community allowing me to understand what has been here. Stone Rose truly gives to the traveler.


"When you're here you're family"

5 on January 27, 2013

When we need to get away from everyday life, we book a stay at Stone Rose. From the moment we walk in the door to the time we leave we are treated like members of the family who have come for the holidays. Our suite is always comfortable & filled with little touches here & there like, fresh flowers, chocolates, fireplace, music set to our favorite station & a variety of books to browse thru in our suite or in their library which is like a page out of history. The innkeepers go out of their way to accommodate you by making your dinner reservations after reviewing with you the many choices in the area. When you arrive home from dinner a home baked dessert waits for you in your room. When you wake in the morning & head downstairs you hear the soft cheerful voices in the kitchen as they prepare your breakfast & the aromas promise you that something delicious is on its' way. As you enter the dining room which is filled with sunshine & the old Victorian charm that compliments the personalities of our innkeepers you start to wish that you could make your stay longer than it is. Lynda & Frances take turns coming into the dining room to serve you & give you the quiet you would like or the conversation that lifts your spirits as you make plans for the day. You must plan to take your time & enjoy your breakfast as there are many courses of delicious treats that appear every time the kitchen door opens. Lynda has many talents as an Innkeeper; her culinary skills are spot on & a real treasure. In the winter we enjoy snowshoeing on their private estate of open spaces & secluded trails & if sledding is more your speed, they have the BEST hills for it. In the spring & summer we love to sit on their porch that oversees the most fragrant rose garden as we enjoy their many flavors of tea, play board games, read or put together a puzzle. When saying goodbye you will already be looking forward to when you will be back again for another visit at Stone Rose.


Just Perfect!

5 on October 14, 2012

We were given a night at this beautiful Inn as a gift by family who enjoy staying here every year. Even though they had raved about the Inn, grounds, and hospitality we just didn't "get it" until we stayed. Lynda, Chuck & Frances went above and beyond any and all expectations. We have stayed at other B&B's, and the Stone Rose was, hands down, the most wonderful experience we have had yet. We have decided to make our trip here a yearly treat! Thank you Lynda, Chuck, and Frances!


Enchantment

4.6 on October 08, 2012

The B&B was gorgeous; every room was a new scene with charming details that drew us in. Our hosts couldn't have been any more warm & helpful. The food was beyond expectation -- delicious and presented beautifully. I hope to return!


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Location

Location Type

Major routes to NYC, Boston, Syracuse, Ithaca, Cooperstown/Glimmerglass Festival, Sharon Springs/Fabulous Beekman Boys, Genealogy, PreRevolution War Sites, Howes Caverns, Secret Caverns, Erie Canal, Amish and Native American Communities, Airport, Countryside, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 35 miles

Directions to property:

Turn left out of airport onto Route 155E Albany Shaker Rd. Follow signs for NYS Thruway. Turn right onto ramp to I-87 South. Take right Exit 1E-West for NYS Thruway/Buffalo. Go approx. 11.52 miles. Take exit 25A(Schenectady-toll)connect straight to I-88. Go 5.71 miles. Take exit 24 (Duanesburg)Connect left onto Route 7 until intersection in Duanesburg and U.S. 20. Bear right onto U.S. 20. Continue to traffic light in Sloansville. Turn right onto St. Hwy 162 north. Go 5 miles to intersection at Charleston Four Corners. Turn left onto Corbin Hill Road. Go 1.3 miles. Take second right onto West Corbin Hill Road (Dead End). Go 7/10 mile to stop sign and end of road. Turn left up driveway.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame- 40 minutes, Cooperstown Glimmerglass Opera- 30 minutes, Erie Canal-15 minutes, Howes Caverns-10 minutes, New York State Heritage Areas -10 minutes, Iroquois and Amish Communities- 10 minutes, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Boat, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

CD player, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine , Homemade Goodies 'Round the Clock, Victorian Library with Oversized Chairs, Extensive Rose Gardens and Strolling Paths, Large Country Porch with gliders and tables/chairs, Hiking, Snowshoeing, Picnics, Catch and Release Fishing Ponds

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Fishing and Feeding(catch and release), Historical/Genealogical research, Garden Tours, Christmas Festivities, Local, Victorian Teas, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails

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Policies

  • Check In:: After 3
  • Check Out:: 12 noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No smoke free environment
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited well behaved children 12 years of age and older
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No kennel service available nearby

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 Night Minimum on Weekends in July and August and special events
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations may be secured with check deposit of minimun of $35
  • Cancellations: There will be a $35 non-refundable reprocessing fee for all cancellations made within 14 days of reservation. All room rates are subject to change.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Lynda, Chuck and Frances

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Our Motto; Come over the hills and cross the stream, you're welcome at our house of dreams; And to all who come, we shall render fine and gracious country splendor. Thank you for taking the time to visit our site at Stone Rose. Please let us know if we may be of further service to you. Lynda, Chuck and Frances

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: At guests convenience
  • Serving Location: Dining Room and Country Porch, In pleasant weather, the porch with a view, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Special Requests


Signature Dish

Simply Delicious Raspberry Pancakes
Light and fluffy because we bake with cast iron, our pancakes use only the freshest ingredients, topped with locally grown red raspberries, with a side of warm local Mohawk-Schoharie Valley pure maple syrup, fresh butter and organic whipped cream. Served also with our Eggs Benedict-Stone Rose for a special touch.


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248 West Corbin Hill Road , Sloansville, NY 12160 USA (Show map)

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