Willkommen Hof B&B

5367 New York State Rt. 86 , Wilmington, NY 12997 USA (Show map)


The Willkommen Hof B & B is a family owned and operated bed and breakfast inn. It is clean and cozy providing a very homey atmosphere for our guests. Our dog AJ is well behaved and help make any animal lover forget the pet(s) that may have been left at home. Th inn is located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York providing easy access to all types of outdoor activities. It is located within 2 hours drive of Montreal, just in case visitors would like a little taste of French Canadian culture. Our Inn has all the comforts of home plus a few extras such as an outdoor spa, indoor sauna, and free internet The town beach is a few minutes away providing access to swimming, picnicking, canoeing and good trout fishing, all on the banks of the famous West Branch of the Ausable River. Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics is just 20 minutes. Breakfast is served daily in our dinning room. Dinners are available by request Thursday through Saturday. Our menu features traditional German specialties along with a selection of fine wines and imported beers.



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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Great Hosts

5 on June 29, 2016

Amazing breakfast home cooked every morning and extremely friendly hosts!

Nothing fancy, but the hospitality. At home feeling. Got a date with them in the fall, we bring the dungeness crabs and sonja will cook them the San Francisco way. Great hosts. At home with them. could say more, but not enough space, this says it all.

5 on May 25, 2016

Gary and Linda on our 55th wedding anniversary. went all out for that.

What a nice place to discover!

4.2 on May 03, 2016

We've stayed for a weekend at the Willkommen Hof Bed and Breakfast and really appreciated it. The keepers were very nice and welcoming with us. We really felt that they were trying the give us a great weekend. We loved the bar near the spa and the sauna and the scones that the cook gave us for our trek. We will be back for sure!

Be Prepared to be pampered!!

4.4 on March 15, 2016

Awesome experience; Steve and Sonya were gracious hosts, both great cooking and a knack for making your stay very comfortable.... Exceeded our expectations which is not easy.....Nice people with amusing stories and interesting history. The B&B is perfectly located to commune with nature and refresh your soul -- close to Whiteface, walking distance to great hiking (don't miss Flume Knob within the Flume trails), and still close enough for an easy trip into town. We will definitely return, and wouldn't think of staying anywhere but at Willkommen Hof.

Great stay

4.2 on August 28, 2015

We loved staying at Willkoomme Hof. The environment is cozy, the rooms are clean and the location is great, just a few minutes away from Lake Placid. Bert is super friendly and really helped us to plan our hike on the Adirondacks. I strongly recommend it…I’ll come back for sure!

wondeful hospitality

4.4 on August 26, 2015

Clean, pleasant, easy. We staying in a suite of rooms with our family--two adults, two teens. Breakfast was wonderful. Hot tub and sauna and beer on tap! There was plenty of room and plenty of beds. Bert, the proprietor, was exceedingly friendly and accommodating. My daughter left her wallet behind, and Bert mailed it off right away. Our stay took place in the summer and Bert pointed us to several wonderful, nearby hikes. The town of Lake Placid is only a few miles away when we desired a change of pace. Very nice stay! Great stay

Ideal for a economical ski vacation

3.6 on March 05, 2015

The knowledgeable and friendly owners, Bert and Heike (and their dog AJ), made us feel at home in their rustic B&B for our 4 day ski vacation. We stayed in room #6, one of the smaller rooms with a shared bath. There was plenty of room for hanging up our ski clothing. Bedding was comfortable. The common areas downstairs were nice for post-ski relaxing. The hot cooked breakfasts were good. We would stay here again.

Excellent Place for our 2nd Anniversary

4.8 on February 19, 2015

Since the moment we arrived we felt like Home! Bert and Heiki are great! They treated Ruby our dog with love and compassion. We stayed in Room 8, loved the decoration, jacuzzi and warmth. It is a very peaceful place, with wireless, tv, sauna, hot tub outside, sells local beer, they were very helpful in recommending places to go and saving money in buying the Olympic Pass with them... Breakfast was lovely and homemade every morning! We just loved our stay, so close from Whiteface, hiking spots and 15 min drive to Lake Placid, everything close! Thank You so Much Heiki and Bert! Love, Magdalena, Stuart and Ruby!!

Great Experience

4.0 on February 15, 2015

From the moment you arrive, the friendliness of hosts Bert and Heike make you feel at home in this quaint BnB. The rooms are spotless and the ambiance and charm of the place makes you feel so welcomed. Breakfast each morning was great and was only a 2 minute drive from Whiteface which was perfect for keen skiers! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a Adirondack holiday and will most definitely be back.

Quaint and Cozy!!

5 on January 20, 2015

Want a memorable weekend or family adventure? Bert and Heike are wonderful hosts with complimentary hot soup after a long day on the slopes (Whiteface is just just minutes away) or after a day hiking in the High Peaks or fishing on the Ausable. Breakfast was superb, the rooms were so comfortable and clean, and the sauna and hot tub were a relaxing way to end a day of hiking or skiing. Truly a well-run establishment.

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Rooms & Rates

Apartment - Room 1

2 room Apartment 1 / Kitchen/ Whirlpool Bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Deluxe Room 2

Room with private shower, king bed, sleep couch, & fireplace

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

Deluxe Room 8

Room with Queen Bed, skylights, loft, & whirlpool tub

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

Deluxe Room 9

Room with corner shower queen sleeping loft & queen futon

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

Shared Room 6

Room with queen bed, shared bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Shared - Room 7

Room with double bed, shared bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

Suite - Adirondack

3 room suite with private bath, TV, queen bed in 1 room, and bunk in another room

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

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Rural, Small town


Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 125 miles

Directions to property:

Exit 30 on I-87, Rt 73 to Rt 9N North, 9N North to Rt. 86 in Jay, NY. Take Rt. 86 to Wilmington, NY, turn left at stop sign, go 1 1/2 miles on the right.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, (home of the 1932 and 1980 , Lake Placid , Montreal, Canada, Winter Olympics), Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Videos , Business Center, Restaurant, Cribs, Baby / Child Care, Hair Dryer, Refrigerator, Tea / Coffee Making Facilities, Truck / RV Parking, cedar sauna/outdoor spa

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, TV, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Mountain biking, rock climbing., Outdoor spa, Indoor sauna, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children who are well-behaved
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Fee. Required security deposit & we will supply cage.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night min. on wkends; Certain holidays there is a minimum of 4 night stay
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of stay advanced deposit remainder upon arrival.
  • Cancellations: Your prepayment is refundable with 14 days notice of cancellation. Cancellations made with less than 14 days notice are subject to loss of deposit. All cancellations are subject to a $20.00 cancellation fee, if made by Credit Card.



Heike Yost

Languages spoken

English, German

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Heike and Bert have been operating the Willkommen Hof for the last 20 years. They both enjoy swimming, hiking, mountain biking, cross country and downhill skiing.

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  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining room

Special meal options


Signature Dish

Apple Pancakes
Pancakes made with sliced green apples & served with powdered sugar & cinnamon.