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Kountry Living Bed & Breakfast

576 New York 28 , Oneonta, NY 13820-3580 USA (Show map)
4.7
48 Reviews
$85 - $145
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Located within an easy 1/2 mile walk to the city of Oneonta; Kountry Living Bed and Breakfast is nestled at the base of historic New York 28. Offering a beautiful country setting, timelessly elegant guest rooms, and hearty individualized breakfast, Kountry Living Bed and Breakfast can be your home away from home. Featuring a sun filled and airy porch and peaceful babbling stream this B&B is also convenient to local attractions including; State University at Oneonta, Hartwick College, Cooperstown All-Star Village, and the Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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weekend getaway with some business thrown in.

4.8 on August 18, 2014

Great staff and breakfast as well. Chris, Jerry, and Anthony were very hospitable. Real feeling of being in your own home. We shared sports talk and vacation spots also dinner ideas were always good as well. Pauline and myself will be back in the late winter for sure..


Not as charming as we expected

2.8 on August 06, 2014

My wife and have stayed in B&B's from coast to coast and can usually tell when we walk up to the door what the property will be like inside as well. We were spot on this time also. Like most of the other reviews, we found Chris very welcoming and engaging. He gave us a tour of the property, made a suggestion for dinner, and showed us his extensive baseball related collection. Also like the others, we enjoyed the "personalized" breakfast. Now for the "not so complimentary" part of this review. One of the first things we noticed was the frayed arms on the occasional chair in the living room. The other furniture was is fair condition but "old" does not equal charming. Upon being showed to our room, "The Rudy", we immediately heard the traffic noise on Highway 28 which runs no more that 20-30 feet from the front of the property. That was also an issue when we were trying to get to sleep. I"m sure that the sheets and pillow cases had been laundered, but the pillows themselves had a distinctive unpleasant smell as though they needed to be laundered also (or replaced.) All in all we would rate this property below average and in bad need of upgrading in various areas.


Great Weekend

5 on June 28, 2014

My friend from Hartwick College and I needed a hotel for a celebration of life ceremony. Most of the hotels were booked and the ones that were not were extremely expensive for Oneonta (compared to prices when we went to school 10 yrs ago). I remembered my parents stayed in a Bed and Breakfast once when they came to visit me. My friend checked it out and came across Kountry Living Bed and Breakfast on-line. The prices were reasonable so we booked. We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The place is very charming and comfortable. We felt like we were staying at a friends house rather than a hotel. Everything was clean and the owners were very accommodating. The breakfast was awesome and they catered to any special request. Everyone mentions the stuffed french toast which is awesome but the chocolate chip pancakes were great also. The grounds are pretty and if you like wildlife they have rabbits and frogs in a pond on the grounds. I will be booking again whenever I visit my alma mater.


A weekend in the fall made better by great accommodations

5 on September 30, 2013

My girlfriend and I were in there area for a wedding and i had made reservations for the smallest room in the B&B but also asked if there were any changes could we get upgraded. Well someone cancelled and we ended up staying the Charles room with private bath. Everyone on the staff went out of their way to make us feel at home. The breakfasts were awesome and the bed was very comfortable. If i am ever in the area again visiting my friends you guys will be the first people i call looking for a room! Thanks for making our trip that much more enjoyable.


Our stay ay Kountry Living

5 on May 28, 2013

We stayed at Kountry Living this past weekend on our way to a canoe race in Cooperstown. It was very comfortable and the breakfast was delicious. Chris our host was most helpful and engaging. Kountry Living is like your grandmother's house warm and comfortable It is so much more inviting than a hotel.


Top Notch plus

5 on March 28, 2013

My husband was stranded during the Sept. flood he works in Oneonta but we live in Nichols NY he was frantic to find somewhere to stay until he could come home. Someone at work suggested the Kountry Living B&B. Chris and Jerry took him in and he ended up staying there for the winter coming home on weekends. My daughter and I went up for a week in December and stayed at the B&B. I can not say enough about Chris and Dave they made us feel right at home. Before this experience I didnt think much of B&B's I didnt think we would have privacy just a little room. At Kountry Living B&B you have the privacy you need, but if you would like to join in the conversation you are always welcome. I thank Chris for all the help he gave my husband in a time of need and for the fun and tours My daughter and I enjoyed while we were visiting! Thank you Chris! I would recommend the Kountry Living B&B to every one going to Oneonta, they take good care of you and show you around, very nice people and great atmosphere. On my scale of 1 to 10 they rated a 12. Karen Hunsinger


Wonderful!

5 on September 04, 2012

Chris provided such a wonderful getaway experience for my wife and I. Their kindness, attention to detail and general overall care for our happiness was top. Highly recommended!!


Excellent! In every way.

5 on August 20, 2012

We have stayed here twice in the past month. Once for Oneonta orientation, and just this past weekend to drop our daughter up at school as she starts her freshman year. My wife and I had never stayed at a B&B before, and I was apprehensive to say the least. Chris, Jerry, and Kathy are the perfect hosts. I highly recommend this establishment. My fears were completely unfounded. They were the perfect hosts, and we will be customers for the next 4 years at least. The breakfast was fit for a king, the staff was courteous to the max. Im afraid of pushing it too much, because it is truly the best kept secret in the Oneonta/Cooperstown area.


Wonderlul B&B

5 on May 17, 2012

We had a lovely stay, with great rooms, and a very nice host, with friendly staff, who made us feel right at home. We highly recommend this B&B, if you come to Oneonta. Mark and Barbara.


Cooperstown Weekend

5 on October 18, 2011

What a wonderful facility! I was up there for a weekend of cider, baseball and merriment with my boyfriend and another couple. Chris was the perfect host, tending to all our needs, and making us feel very at home. A hop, skip and a jump away from so much to do including the Ommegang brewery, Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame and the Fly Creek Cider Mill, this was a perfect autum getaway!! I was surprised we were able to book such a great place for the price...definitely exceeded my expectations!


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Location

Location Type

City, Downtown, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 75 mi miles

Directions to property:

FROM NYC AREA AND NJ - NY STATE THRUWAY EXIT 19 (KINGSTON) ROUTE 28 NORTH TO ONEONTA BINGHAMTON AND POINTS WEST - TAKE I 88 TO ONEONTA EXIT 14, TO ROUTE 28 SOUTH FROM ALBANY AND NEW ENGLAND - NY STATE THRUWAY, I 88 WEST TO ONEONTA EXIT 15, ROUTE 28 SOUTH ALTERNATE, MORE SCENIC ROUTES ON REQUEST.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Homestay

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Copier, Desk, Fireplace, Private entrance, Telephone, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: Flexible
  • Check Out:: As late as 3:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Minimum Stays are only required during 5 special event weekends.
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: A 50% deposit is required per room per night, and must be made at time of making reservation.
  • Cancellations: To confirm your reservation, an advanced deposit of your lodging is required soon after agreement. We require 50 percent via check, or a credit card number. We will gladly refund a deposit on four nights or less if cancellation notice is received at least 2 weeks before your scheduled arrival, less a $20.00 service fee per room per night. Deposits for stays of five nights or more are not refundable- if canceled less than two weeks prior to arrival. Unless the owner re-rents the rooms then only the 20.00 service fee per room per night applies.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Chris Doerner & Jerry and John.

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Ralph and Ed, outdoor rabbits.

About the innkeepers

Baseball, Cooking, Nature.

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Meals

Breakfast

Custom menu

  • Time Served: 7:00 - 10:00
  • Serving Location: Our screened in back porch with gorgeous view., Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Stuffed French Toast
Included with your stay is a full breakfast each morning, and is served anytime you wish between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Offered, is our inclusive breakfast menu that is sure to fit anyone's taste. With our signature ‘Stuffed French Toast’, Stuffed Crêpes, Eggs Benedict, Egg Strata, Huevos Rancheros, and anything else you can dream up - it's a breakfast not to be missed! All dishes are made with only the finest ingredients from our local vendors. During off-meal periods, a guest will always have access to our quaint kitchen and its utilities.


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576 New York 28 , Oneonta, NY 13820-3580 USA (Show map)

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