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The Inn at Brandywine Falls

8230 Brandywine Road , Sagamore Hills, OH 44067 USA (Show map)
23 Reviews
$129 - $340
per night

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Nestled by a 67 ft. waterfall in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, The Inn, built in 1848, offers 6 accommodations refurbished with a green heating and cooling system, comfort, beauty, history, solitude or sociability; adventure or leisure; a connection with nature, and full candlelight breakfasts. There are ironed sheets, authentic antiques, private baths. The parkland boasts 45 points of interest; many trails; a scenic reilroad; Visitors Centers; a covered bridge and more. Nearby are scores of good restaurants and attractions. Innkeepers Katie and George Hoy have honed their skills over 20 years and have authored two books: INN GOOD TASTE and INN JOY MENT, with more than 6500 sold.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.9

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5 on April 02, 2014

From the minute I stepped inside I knew I was in the presence of very special innkeepers. Katie and George not only thought of every convenience and warmly welcomed me, they put on the most gorgeous and delicious breakfast in their beautiful antique-filled dining room. There are nooks and crannies to hideaway for reading and/or writing. The kitchen is filled with the smell of freshly baked bread. I want to go back. :)

Last Minute Stop

5 on October 23, 2013

My wife and I were driving west from New Jersey and decided to stop at the last minute. We called BrandyWine just in time for our exit from the expressway... and are so glad we did. George and Katie were the most gracious and friendly of hosts greeting us with smiles and a warm welcome. The house is lovely and our room comfortable over looking the falls. Breakfast... leisurely and delicious. We recommend Brandywine highly.

Somewhat Disappointing

3.8 on July 19, 2013

The setting of the Inn at Brandywine Falls is fantastic. The Falls themself can be heard outside our bedroom window and our favorite part of the day was a morning walk to view the Falls. You can't get any closer to a true National Park experience! But we were disturbed by the seemingly inhumane treatment of the Innkeepers' goats who had great big wheels tied to their necks as a means of keeping them inside a fenced area so they wouldn't eat the landscaping around the Inn. One night they bleated pitiously and I was very sad. The amount if fencing and the gate you must get out of the car to open (it was dark and rainy when we arrived) is also unsettling. We did not get the kind of "welcome home" feel we so often enjoy and look forward to when choosing to stay at a Bed and Breakfast. Sorry, but we will not be back again even though we pass that way quite often and it is a convenient stop off the Interstate.

Innkeeper Response
Animal lovers can relax. Our goats are pets. They are not raised as food for humans. Like all goats, they are escape artists and the thin plywood discs they sometimes wear to keep them off the highways are carefully sized to their stature so they roll as the goat walks or runs. They are decorated as pinwheels so observers may imagine they are moved by the wind. They do not complain about the discs, but they often complain about where they are. We have 3 "salad bars" (pastures) for them, and they regularly complain about being in whichever pasture they are in. So go figure. Oh, the gate. Yes, one must open it and close it after. The purpose is to keep our dog and goats off the road and an estimated 1200 white tail deer outside our oasis.

A wonderful get-away destination

5 on May 29, 2013

Loved the Granary

4.6 on May 23, 2013

George and Katie are wonderful Inn Keepers, very helpful in suggesting places for dinner and things to do around the park. The Granary was truely a wonderful private place to stay for the night. We had plenty, of time to explore the falls arcross the yard. Its is also close enough that i could get up before breakfast and go for a 4 mile hike. I was looking for the huge snake!!! lol you'll have to ask George to explain that over your breakfast. He LOVES to tell the story.

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  • Check In:: 4:00PM or after
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Any age in Carriage Barn; 6 yrs.and over in Main Inn
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Dogs in Granary Suite ($60.00) or Kennel in Barn ($10.00)

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: We hold reservations with credit card, or check or cash for 50%. We charge the full amount at time of stay, minus anything paid.
  • Cancellations: If someone cancels less than 2 weeks prior to their reservation date, and we have turned people away and the room does not re-book, they are responsible for 65% of the base rate, unless they have purchased cancellation insurance at the time of reserving. The insurance permits cancellation up to noon of the day prior to their reservation.



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at 9:00 AM,Continental plus if earlier

  • Time Served: 9:00AM;7-9:45Weekdaysonrequest
  • Serving Location: In Carriage Barn Suites, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan

Signature Dish

Fruited Oatmeal Soup
Organic Scotch Stone Ground Oats and Oat Bran are cooked in milk with fresh fruit (fruit changes each day)and served in a silver chafing dish on the Dining Room sideboard with a choice of toppings of brown sugar, yogurt, milk and home-made granola. Accompanying this is a bowl of fresh fruit, fresh squeezed orange juice and bread baked by Innkeeper George. Following is an entree often including eggs less than a day old from our flock of hens.

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8230 Brandywine Road , Sagamore Hills, OH 44067 USA (Show map)

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