4.6 on April 24, 2017
Just returned to the Midwest after spending 5 days at the Bunker Hill Inn. Due to the time of the year, Laura had a number of rooms available. Because of my extended stay, I chose the least expensive room (downstairs) which had a shared bath upstairs. Not a problem since the other guests were in rooms with en suite bathrooms. The bed was very comfortable. The Inn is a well preserved 1840 farmhouse and farm which Laura's family has occupied since the 1950's. The village of Salem is about a 15 minute drive. Several days were spent exploring Washington County, NY, Manchester, Vt. and Lake George, all within an easy drive. The breakfasts differed every day and were uniformly excellent. Try the maple cream on your toast. Take some with you-Laura sells it. Recommendations of Laura to which I can attest: The nearby Battenkill Creamery, a working dairy farm has great ice cream and the best chocolate milk ever. The same for the cheesecake made by the nuns at Skete in nearby Greenwich (also the home of the 111 Main Restaurant-an excellent choice for dinner). Laura was also able to assist me in finding excellent guides for two days of fishing on the legendary Batten Kill River. This is a first rate B&B.
5 on November 30, 2016
We pulled into the driveway, and a fawn and doe were standing in the front yard. Snow was on the ground, so the view was picturesque. The Inn is lovely, cozy, neat and tidy, and off the beaten path. The beds are comfortable, and the bathrooms are spacious and current Laura serves a delicious breakfast with fresh eggs from her coop, homemade maple cream, and lots of birds to watch while you eat. We hated to leave this relaxing Inn, and will definitely return.
4.0 on November 28, 2016
Comfy beds, plush towels, delicious breakfast & very welcoming hostes, look forward to returning
5 on November 16, 2016
Clean rooms, hot shower water, excellent food, and beautiful surroundings make the Bunker Hill Inn everything a B&B should be. Laura, the innkeeper, is a delightful blend of affable, funny, and incredibly knowledgeable about the surroundings and history of the area. She serves wholesome farm food, and has an amazing touch with a waffle. My husband & I spent quite some time one night watching over a dozen deer eat and frolic in the neighboring field. With perfect coffee left at our door at our requested time, breakfast also at our requested time, and views my camera can't get enough of, what more can a traveler ask for?!!
5 on September 28, 2016
Laura is a wonderful host in the most peaceful setting. Breakfast was fantastic especially with fresh picked blueberries.
5 on September 14, 2016
Wood flooring throughout, beautiful paint job. We stayed in room number two, elegantly but not fussily done in burgundy and rose. Breakfast on the first morning was fruit and yoghurt and then bacon, eggs and toasted artisanal bread. The next morning it was hot fruit, followed by blueberry pancakes and sausage. On our final day, we had fruit and yoghurt, again, followed by quiche. and toast on the same bread Always we had a choice of juices and hot beverage. All of it was beautifully presented on rustic pottery. Much of the food is local or from the farm itself, especially the eggs, the blueberries and the bread. I grew up in this area; we stayed here visiting family and a high-school reunion. This is a classic farm location in Washington County, New York, surrounded by woods and fields. Without really looking we saw wild turkeys and deer - and a hawk. Everything is organized to anticipate your needs; the owner doesn't need to hover, but is available if needed.
5 on August 15, 2016
Old house with lots of character and charm nestled in the outskirts of the Adirondacks. Laura was a very welcoming and warm natured hostess. Annie and Frank were adorable house mates (the inn keepers pups) as well as the half dozen chickens parading around the gardens. Breakfast was served at a time we specified (nice touch) and was the most delicious start to our day. The porch was a beautiful way to enjoy a peaceful moment and a cup of tea.
5 on August 11, 2016
Bunker Hill Inn is the ideal B&B experience--picturesque old house, bucolic setting, comfortable beds, good food, front porch with comfortable chairs, and a generally homey atmosphere overseen by the charming and attentive innkeeper, Laura Coldwell. I've stayed twice and will come back whenever I visit Salem. On my most recent visit, I did a 40-minute morning walk and never left the inn's property. It took me to a hilltop that gave a view out over mist-filled valleys.
5 on July 26, 2016
My wife and I stayed at Bunker Hill last night. What a great experience! Laura is a wonderful host, and cooks a great breakfast. The room was clean and comfortable, and the country setting was really beautiful. We will definitely be returning!
5 on May 20, 2016
We loved the Bunker Hill Inn. Great breakfast, great atmosphere, tastefully decorated and comfortable.
5 on April 18, 2016
This is a great B&B! Laura is an excellent Inn keeper and she made the stay very nice. She invited my daughter and grandsons over to have breakfast in the morning. Both breakfast meals (Two day stay) were excellent and filling. I loved the Belgium waffles and bought two jars of the Maple spread. The room was very clean and cozy. The stay at Bunker Hill made the weekend even better to visit family. Highly recommended.
3.4 on February 08, 2016
Laura is a welcoming hostess into her birth home. Nice pastoral setting
5 on December 09, 2015
Laura was the perfect host, as well as Annie and Frank. Our stay was very homey and the place was beautiful. It's nice and quiet so you were really able to relax - yet close enough to all types of quaint shops. My mom and I were there for our "girl's weekend." I'm planning on coming back with my husband and will be telling my sister and her husband about it as they love to go to Bed and Breakfasts.
5 on October 28, 2015
Laura, the innkeeper is amazing! the Inn is amazing - beautiful location, the best in hospitality. Future travels to upper NY - the inn is the one and only accommodation for me ;)
5 on October 27, 2015
I can't think of anything to fault - great comfort, atmosphere, setting, value, breakfast and conversation with the proprietor.
5 on October 23, 2015
This lovely spot is made all the better by our wonderful hostess Laura. And the food is par Excellence!
4.4 on October 22, 2015
Charming farmhouse turned B and B met every need and expectation I could have hoped for. Rooms were clean. Breakfast was delicious and served with a smile. Grounds were picturesque. Would recommend for a quiet getaway.
5 on October 16, 2015
I stayed with Laura for a week this September, and I have to say, it could not have been nicer. The area is beautiful and interesting- lovely views of Vermont's Green Mountains on an early am run. Laura is kind, interesting and interested, helpful and she makes fantastic breakfasts. In the week I was there she was careful to vary breakfast each day- (the only repeat was a VERY welcome one of Belgian waffles, which another guest had requested) The house is charming and very comfortable. (I made my reservation on short notice, having been abruptly cancelled by an AirBnB host; so there was only a room with 'shared' bathroom available- no worries, it was easy and nicely managed) One note; be sure to take the directions from the website for finding the Inn- google maps got me there from Albany airport, but had me winding around country roads unnecessarily... and took 20 extra minutes. (Laura warned me, but I am so used to 100% reliance on my 'smart' phone that I failed to heed her advice- more fool I!) I can not recommend highly enough, I hope that life brings me back to this area so that I can stay again at Bunker Hill Inn.
5 on September 09, 2015
Beautiful, old farmhouse in a rural setting. Rooms are very well kept & cared for. Breakfasts each morning included homegrown and homemade items and were excellent, varied and filling. Laura, the owner, besides being extremely friendly went out of her way to pay attention to all dietary needs. The "Tea in Bed" option each morning was a pleasant way to start each day and the millions of stars visible each night was the perfect way to end it. If you're seeking a relaxing place to simply unwind look no further. We can't wait to go back.
5 on September 08, 2015
Beautiful, old house in the rural countryside that is very well kept & cared for. The rooms are exceptionally clean. Laura, the owner was very friendly and helpful. Her breakfasts each morning were excellent, varied and filling. Her attention to special dietary needs was very much appreciated as were the homegrown & homemade food items she served everyday. "Tea in bed" was a pleasant way to start each morning. If you're looking to get away from it all to relax & unwind this is the place for you as just the night sky alone, with the millions of stars you'll see will do the trick.
4.6 on September 02, 2015
Lovely B&B host Laura treats you like family. Beautiful Inn & location. Great Breakfast!
5 on June 05, 2015
Laura, of Salem NY's Bunker Hill Inn is a perfect host! Her home, her dogs, and herself are all friendly and welcoming. I couldn't recommend her B&B more highly- I know we'll be back.
5 on June 01, 2015
Laura was so accommodating and friendly. The rooms are cute, service wonderful, and food delicious! We would stay again!
5 on April 09, 2015
Owner/operator was extremely kind and met all our expectations. Breakfast was outstanding!
4.6 on February 10, 2015
This was my second stay at the Bunker Hill Inn and I'm glad I returned. Laura is wonderful and made us feel like family. The Inn is comfortable and well suited for a weekend getaway. It's located in a beautiful farming area of NY so it feels like an escape, but one can still visit Saratoga Springs conveniently. Highly recommend!
5 on January 28, 2015
Laura is an awesome host. Always thoroughly enjoy my stay at Bunker Hill Inn.
5 on October 22, 2014
I stayed at the Bunker Hill Inn for two nights in September with all my siblings; we were in the area for a family wedding. The Inn was comfortable and inviting; we felt like we were at home with the perfect hostess. Laura serves a splendid hot breakfast! She also helped us with suggestions and directions, and, when we invited her, told lots of good stories about the area. I would highly recommend this inn for anyone staying in the area.
4.8 on July 18, 2014
My son and I stayed 2 nights at Bunker Hill for the first time while visiting family. Couldn't have been more pleased from the comfortable room with 2 twin beds, delicious breakfasts, gracious hostess, 2 sweet doggies, and a more than reasonable price. Will definitely stay at Bunker Hill again.
5 on April 18, 2014
Laura does a wonderful job with the inn. Very welcoming atmosphere. Great food and charming setting. Very pleased with our stay.
4.2 on December 19, 2013
Nice garden and view, very relaxing countryside mood!
5 on December 13, 2013
Laura was an excellent hostess. The Bunker Hill Inn felt like home. Breakfast the next morning was great.
5 on December 13, 2013
We stay here frequently on holidays while visiting family in the area. Always great. Loved the spacious "Queen Room" this time and the special breakfasts!
5 on December 11, 2013
We had such a nice visit! Like spending the weekend with family!
5 on December 03, 2013
My sister & I were coming for a weekend workshop & couldn't find any place to stay since it was "leaf season". We stumbled here by happenstance & couldn't have been happier w/ our stay. Laura was an excellent hostess, great dinner recommendations, and a lovely breakfast. Very clean, and peaceful surroundings. I went for a lovely walk in the morning on the tranquil, country road in front of the inn.
5 on October 24, 2013
My husband and I met another couple for a two night stay. Laura is a very welcoming innkeeper. She gave us wonderful recommendations for eating and hiking in the area. The house is beautiful and comfortable. We loved sitting on the porch and drinking wine at the end of the day.
4.4 on October 16, 2013
Our hostess is very friendly and knowledgeable. The Inn is cozy and quiet in a beautiful setting. The food is well prepared and delicious. We'll be back.
5 on October 16, 2013
Thanks so much!
4.4 on October 15, 2013
Tucked away in a quiet rural area of eastern New York, Bunker Hill was an ideal B&B! Laura Coldwell was a gracious host, the accommodations were nice, the food was great. Our two grandsons (ages 15 &18) thoroughly enjoyed Bunker Hill. We highly recommend this wonderful B&B.
5 on September 11, 2013
Our weekend in July was exactly what we were looking for. Bunker Hill Inn is definitely off the beaten track, an attraction for us, in the midst of the beautiful hill country of Washington County, New York. The Inn was charming, the hostess was even more so. Gorgeous music, our favorite, was playing in the dining area. The breakfast was ample and high quality (local 100% maple syrup on the waffles). We could not have been more pleased.
5 on September 05, 2013
Beautiful country setting; friendly and accommodating hostess and 5 star breakfasts! Will visit again!
5 on September 05, 2013
Great place to stay! Laura the owner is fantastic. She is charming and helpful. Delicious breakfasts.
5 on September 01, 2013
Laura was awesome, very sweet. The bunkerhill was very clean, And breakfast was perfect. She left instructions for us bc we got there so late. Very pleasant
4.0 on June 14, 2013
This was our first time staying at a bed and breakfast. We will definitely do it again. Breakfasts were great. Enjoyed the rural antique furnishings.
4.0 on June 10, 2013
This was our 3rd stay at the Bunker Hill. It gets better all the time. Laura is a wonderful hostess. Go and enjoy.
5 on June 10, 2013
If you seek quiet, beauty, comfort and graciousness, come here! We'll be back.
5 on June 04, 2013
2 adults stayed for 4 nights at the end of May 2013. Very relaxing environment. Laura is an outstanding hostess in every way. Delicious breakfasts, lovely house with great art on the walls and beautiful pottery everywhere. Super clean and comfortable. Beautiful environment surrounding the home. Her 2 dogs are sweet and friendly. It is very relaxing to sit on the porch and gaze out over the fields. This is a place to unwind and get away from the rat race. We will definitely return.
5 on May 27, 2013
Stayed at the Bunker Hill for the Memorial Day weekend. Laura was delightful, an excellent cook and my room was spacious and lovely. The house is tucked away, off the beaten track with wonderful surroundings. The weather was wet, but my stay was warm and cozy. Kathy Contegni
5 on March 01, 2013
We have traveled to all major cities-glamorous and otherwise--all over the world. Stayed in B&B's all over, guesthouses, as well as some of the best little and big hotels in the world. Bunker Hill is _still_ our favorite. Come here to unwind: the therapy is Nature's own and Laura is a great host for that. Bunker Hill is not at all cheesy, but genuine. It feels like home-and having been here in all sorts of weather, we highly recommend it. Bring your books & your card/board games in case of bad weather. Feels like you wish home felt.
4.4 on January 19, 2013
The setting is lovely with fall foliage and the atmosphere is welcoming and homelike. The opportunity to mingle with a variety of people added to the enjoyment of my first week in the area where my ancestors lived.
5 on October 09, 2012
Stayed 2 nights in early Sept. to enjoy the cheese weekend. As usual, Laura's hospitality was flawless and the other guets were enjoyable as well. See you next year!
4.8 on October 06, 2012
Bunker Hill Inn is a gem. Laura is a wonderful host who makes you feel right at home. The rooms are clean & comfy, and the dogs are friendly -- Annie (dog) gave us the best farewell as she ran alongside our car when we were leaving!
5 on October 05, 2012
We have multiple stays with Laura, and her dogs, Frank & Annie; this B&B exceeds all expectations for location, lodging, meal (breakfast) and hospitality you would ever need or want!
5 on September 12, 2012
We could not have asked for anything better. From start to finish our stay was perfect! laura was very nice person. We want a bed like she has!
4.6 on September 10, 2012
This 1910 rambling house has 5 guest rooms, wide-plank hardwood floors; very comfortable beds, spacious rooms. The friendly inn-keeper provides breakfast at a farmhouse table that overlooks rolling hills, lawns, and trees.
5 on September 08, 2012
A very clean and comfortable place to stay. Laura, the owner, was very personable, and the breakfasts she prepared and served were excellent.
5 on September 03, 2012
Laura's home is lovely; in the beautiful rural area of Salem, NY. She treated us like family. We felt like we belonged right there: nothing ostentatious, just warm & friendly & welcoming.
5 on August 15, 2012
Laura is an amazing host, cooks fabulous breakfasts, the property is fantastic place to wonder around on, and the room rates are quite reasonable if not downright inexpensive. We spent several nights there with our toddler and all had a wonderful time. We will absolutely stay at the Bunker Hill Inn again.
5 on August 13, 2012
Great place to stay. Great beds, lovely rooms. Laura is friendly & welcoming. Beautiful spot. Food is great!
4.0 on August 13, 2012
One of the nicest places we have stayed. The owner was the most gracious and accommodating.
5 on August 12, 2012
It's like going back in time to 1940s or before.
4.6 on June 25, 2012
My husband and I spent my birthday weekend at this wonderful B&B. We took a quiet walk in the morning through the hills. We had a wonderful breakfast, (glad we took the walk before)! Visited a farm-stand recommended by Laura, where we found cheeses, flowers and nick-knacks that we couldn't live without.
5 on April 22, 2012
My wife and I have stayed at the Bunker Hill Inn 4 or 5 times and always love it. We've been there both in early fall and in spring, and it's great no matter the time of year. The area is lovely, the house is cozy and comfortable, the breakfast is truly first-rate (better than many expensive restaurants) and Laura is wonderful- friendly, fun, and helpful. Her dogs are both charmers in their own way, too. Whether you're just in the area or need a special trip, it's a great place to go. (The larger area might not seem like an obvious destination area, but it's very charming and peaceful.) Highly recommended.
5 on February 16, 2012
My husband and I stayed here overnight on our way to a class, and if we weren't on our way somewhere else we would have loved to stay for a longer time. Laura was great and very helpful and friendly (I called her about 4 times before we got there to ask about various things), and the inn was clean, warm and homey - very comfortable, with absolutely none of the icky "I don't want to touch anything because this is a shoddy motel" feel. We slept very well and in the morning had an excellent, early homemade breakfast before we had to be on our way. As an added bonus, we got to hang out with Laura's two dogs, who were both incredibly cute and so friendly. Excellent price, excellent atmosphere, and next time hopefully we'll get to explore the grounds more, which looked beautiful even on a gray winter day. I'd definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to stay in or near Salem.
5 on December 04, 2011
Very comfortable accommodations. Beautiful surroundings, delicious full breakfast, very welcoming & helpful hostess.
4.0 on December 03, 2011
Lovely weekend stay at Bunker Hill which brought me back to my country roots. Enjoyed the feel of being in the farmhouse and the owner is very accomodating to your needs. Views around the Inn are beautiful. Plenty to do in the area including farm market, theater, hiking, biking and antique shops.
5 on November 15, 2011
It was a wonderful get away to a very homey inn. We felt so comfortable walking around both the inn and the grounds, poking our noses in the barn and the garden, etc. The innkeeper was very personable, as well as her dog, who always greeted us at the door. She indulged all our nosy questions. We felt like we had visited family (but with a lot more privacy) when we left. Just a very down-to-earth and delightful home. The waffles were delicious!!
4.0 on November 04, 2011
The Bunker Hill Inn's combines a beautiful location and historic atmosphere with charming rooms and innkeeper Laura's wonderful hospitality. We loved our stay there!
4.6 on October 29, 2011
We were looking for a rural B&B in the area for a one night stay over a busy holiday weekend. Laura kindly let us stay in her 'downstairs room'. From the description we were a little concerned but found it clean comfortable and felt guilty to discover a family friend had been turfed out to make room for us! We were made very welcome, introduced to other guests and given coffee; the atmosphere was more like a house party. Facitities were excellent and breakfast was fantastic...it kept coming till everyone was full! We were absolutely delighted to have found Bunker Hill Inn and wished we'd had more time there to enjoy the house and the area along with Laura's hospitality. Nicky and Brian Dale
5 on October 24, 2011
This place is a little gem well worth the trip. The surrounding countryside was beautiful in fall, and Laura, the owner, was very welcoming. Handmade chocolates, large breakfasts made from local ingredients, and cozy rooms made this a great first experience for us. And you can't beat the price! The area has a lot of activities and absolutely stunning scenery. I highly recommend this place!
5 on October 24, 2011
The Bunker Hill Inn provides the guest with warm, country-style, comfortable, and peaceful accommodations. The setting is gorgeous, the breakfasts to die for. I will definitely be back before long.
5 on July 21, 2011
Very nice 1840 house on a very quiet road. Rooms & mattresses comfortable. Delicious breakfast, schedule to accommodate you. owner pleasant but not intrusive.
5 on January 16, 2011
We have been visiting the Bunker Hill Inn since our honeymoon in 1998, and it remains a favorite getaway for us. The house and inkeeper are warm and welcoming, the food is delicious and the rooms very comfortable. Coffee is waiting outside your bedroom when you awake and you come downstairs to a delicious breakfast made mostly from local foods. The prices are very reasonable and there are great vacation packages in the winter. We are already looking forward to our next trip to the Inn!
5 on December 09, 2010
A wonderful weekend with friends, touring Wash. Co. farms & tasting fantastic cheeses was made even better by Laura's fine hospitality. Everything from the room to the food was perfect!
5 on November 28, 2010
Very clean & lots of unusual touches. Very comfortable beds!
5 on November 27, 2010
Enjoyable visit to a nice country inn. Guests treated like family. Delicious breakfast served.
5 on November 08, 2010
enjoyed a wonderful stay at Bunker Hill while visiting family in the area; Laura goes the extra mile to make each guest feel welcome; breakfast was delicious with fresh omelets made with eggs from Laura's chickens, and toast with maple cream; the warm hospitality on a cold November day made our day!
5 on October 28, 2010
My husband and I wanted to go leaf peeping during Columbus Day weekend and were delighted with our stay at Bunker Hill Inn. Laura was generous and very hospitable (not to mention she makes delicious breakfasts!). The prices were also quite a good deal (we stayed in the double room upstairs). Before we left, Laura even gave us some extra tomatoes from her garden to take home. We now understand why some of the other people staying there have been coming back year after year and we definitely want to go back again.
4.8 on October 12, 2010
The B&B is located in a beautiful, peaceful farm area. The grounds are beautiful. The old farm house has a warm, cozy, welcoming feeling. The 3 rented rooms were quaint & comfortable. The breakfast was excellent -- especially the blueberry pancakes made with fresh blueberries from the garden.
4.8 on October 11, 2010
My stay included a Monday and Friday night(separated by a foray further upstate). Both visits were extremely pleasant, different co-guests, but each time Laura made me feel included. Laura is a wonderful hostess, food is great, surrounding land is lovely, and her pets are a huge plus for me. Eating breakfast as one contemplates the meadow and gardens, with the chickens and rooster struting about, is a priceless experience. It is hard to believe one can get to Saratoga Springs,NY, or Manchester, Vermont with just a short drive in either direction. Or, for nature enthusiasts, Laura has a pond on her property and a NYS nature preserve a very short distance from the Inn. If you have never seen a Great Blue Heron, here's your chance.
4.8 on September 21, 2010
What a great, quiet, cozy, comfortable place to stay with an experienced innkeeper who will welcome you to her home. Laura does a great job and this Inn is located in a beautiful area, so you won't be disappointed!
4.8 on September 15, 2010
We went to the area to visit a "Cheese Tour" of local cheese makers and were recommended to stay here. It was a great choice. The inn is lovely and comfortable and a great value. Lauren was friendly and extremely helpful and made a great breakfast. Her dog Frankie is very sweet. I hope to return and highly recommend it. Everything was great.
4.6 on September 05, 2010
On our journey through the U.S. which was also our honeymoon we stayed here for 1 night and had a very nice and enjoyable stay. The breakfast was very good and we were well taken care of by Laura and her dog Frankie! We will surely come back again! Antje & Reto Hirschi
5 on August 03, 2010
From the room, to the host, to the breakfast and the atmosphere, everything was perfect. Will stay again and again and again!
4.4 on July 30, 2010
Very enjoyable evening and morning. The room and house were spotless. Lots of character. Breakfast and hostess were outstanding.
4.6 on July 28, 2010
Talk about feeling right at home! From the minute we pulled into the driveway at the Bunker Hill Inn, Laura and Frank (the dog) were there to meet and greet us. The inn is located in such a beautiful and peaceful part of New York state. We enjoyed not only our time at the inn, but also exploring the surrounding area. Laura was a most gracious host, as well as an outstanding cook. The "breakfast" part of this bed and breakfast simply cannot be beat! I hope we can return again sometime soon.
4.6 on June 25, 2010
To get there you leave the hustle and bustle of the city or suburban life and travel country roads meandering in curvy, very hilly roads, often on dirt roads, perhaps over covered bridges and bucolic farm scenes to a beautiful Victorian farmhouse with lovely gardens. A great retreat!
5 on June 07, 2010
I'm another one of the frequent returners to Bunker Hill Inn. Coming from the UK, I have planned several vacations around a visit to Laura's - who I now consider a friend as well as a welcome host. This year, however, was the first time I took my new husband. He's still waxing lyrical about our too short stay, and mentioned numerous times during our next stay, that we should have stayed at Laura's for longer. As a birder he was overjoyed by the number of birds (especially the hummingbirds) that were just feet away from us as we sat on the verandah. It was unbelievably hot when we visited and that did put paid to some of our plans to investigate the area more, but picnicking on the porch more than made up for it. The rooms are spotless, the breakfasts tasty and filling and the ambience relaxed and welcoming. Frankie and the chickens are a great addition to the mix. Truly a relaxing experience.
5 on May 03, 2010
As soon as we drove into the driveway/parking area and were barely out of our car, the hostess (Laura) was at the car welcoming us and offering to help with our luggage. She immediately escorted us to our room, with adjoining private bathroom befitting a suite and invited us to relax in the comfort of the living room or family room. The entire house was extremely clean and attractively decorated with many antique artifacts, appropriate to the era in which it was built. Laura was the perfect hostess, paying due attention to our possible needs yet allowing us the appropriate amount of privacy. She was also very helpful by assisting us with finding the necessary and desired local establishments and providing us with directions to those places. Breakfasts were totally awesome, with fresh eggs, pure maple syrup, home-maqde jams, waffles, fruit, etc, etc - a different breakfast each morning and fresh coffee outside your door by 7:00 A.M.. This is certainly a place where you feel like you are staying with Family, you can totally relax and feel like you are at your seasonal home, with no responsibilities.
5 on April 20, 2010
Roomy, comfortable house in a gorgeous setting. Laura is a great host. Breakfast was outstanding - fresh eggs, homemade bread and jam - and plenty of everything.
4.8 on April 16, 2010
Laura was so interesting, pleasant and friendly - also a great cook. I felt very relaxed. Thanks
5 on April 01, 2010
The Bunker Hill Inn reminds me of my early life in New England, where I grew up. The atmosphere and the inn's owner brought me home again.
4.0 on January 07, 2010
Enjoyed this Inn very much. Old-fashioned farmhouse, warmly decorated. Friendly and helpful hostess. Very nice breakfast included in cost.
5 on October 27, 2009
This is a lovely find out in the country with great rooms & great grounds -- even a private pond. Walk 1/2 mile and you can see a lake one way and Vermont the other. Close to Saratoga Springs, Bennington and the Berkshires.
5 on October 16, 2009
Bunker Hill B&B -- so enjoyed the country area -- quiet -- great food -- relaxing atmosphere -- want to come again. Love Laura and dog Frankie!
5 on October 16, 2009
This is a charming B&B, one of the best we're ever stayed at. Laura was charming and so helpful, especially accommodating a special foods need. She started our days with fabulous breakfasts and made us feel like friends visiting. Thank you Laura.
5 on October 15, 2009
Our host, laura Coldwell, has a lovely inn with cozy accommodations, walking trails, home-grown produce and delicious breakfasts! Great gardens, too.
5 on October 10, 2009
I never write reviews, but both Laura and the Bunker Hill Inn are fantastic. The Inn is picturesquely set, rooms were charming, and the food was great-- and she even catered to my special food needs! This is definitely a special place.
4.2 on September 22, 2009
I loved the country feel fo the Inn and area. Our room was spacious and bathroom had a nice shower. The breakfasts were great and our hostess was most helpful and down to earth. We also enjoyed Frankie the dog!
4.6 on September 09, 2009
Hardy country breakfasts, a warm and comfortable home, a beautiful location, and a hostess who never treats you like a customer but rather like a long, lost friend. It doesn't get much better than this.
5 on September 02, 2009
Bunker Hill Inn is a beautiful old home in the country overlooking lovely gardens. We were spoiled with our comfy room, delicious breakfasts, and the warmth & charm of both the owner and the inn. an exceptional value, and close to VT, Saratoga events, & local beauty to explore.
5 on August 26, 2009
Laura is a wonderful hostess. After many stays here we consider her a good friend. The rooms are spotless, the grounds beautiful and the breakfasts delicious. What more can you ask for?
4.8 on August 19, 2009
This location is secluded and perfect! We loved sleepig with the windows open and watching the sun come up. Laura, the innkeeper, was a gracious host, giving us many directions, cooking scrumptious breakfast, and even lending us her dog for a trip to the pond!
4.6 on August 18, 2009
This is one of the best B&Bs I've stayed at. We spent 3 wonderful nights here and our host, Laura, made this time very enjoyable. The house is full of old charm and relaxing.
5 on August 13, 2009
The inn is a lovely old home in rural upstate NY. The loudest noise we heard was the hummingbirds that came right upon the porch while we enjoyed our morning coffee.
4.8 on July 30, 2009
Excellent facilities, great country breakfast, welcoming, wonderful serenity.
5 on July 29, 2009
The inn was excellent. The food was delicious. it was wonderful.
4.8 on July 01, 2009
No in-room TV, phone, or clock- Thank God! Yes, lovely colonial rooms, floors, absolute quiet, hearty breakfast, lovely gracious innkeeper- Thank God! And a walk on the property is to walk with Thoreau
5 on June 11, 2009
Our v-8 car club visited Salem to see some antique cars, the Shusham Covered Bridge Museum, Rexleigh Covered Bridge, Penope Farm Museum, and other sites. Laura, the owner of Bunker Hill Inn was very helpful in making our plans.
4.6 on May 18, 2009
Laura was warm, welcoming, and accommodating to the 10 of us who quickly took advantage of the two sitting rooms and large dining room on the first floor. She served a breakfast of juice, fresh fruit, yogurt, pancakes and bacon at 7:30, the time we requested when Laura asked our preference. Coffee was available a little after 6:00 per a request from one of us. And the setting was perfect, livestock included!
5 on April 02, 2009
We stayed for a lovely weekend in early spring and toured the rustic county, walked up the Inn's fields to a fantastic view of Green Mtns and Adirondacks. Hostess (and other guests too) were wonderful. Bob and Kate
4.8 on March 22, 2009
Laura Coldwell's Bunkerhill Inn is the perfect place from which to enjoy the rustic beauty of Washington County. Laura's home is cozy, clean and congenial. From the moment you arrive, you feel right at home. Laura is the perfect host, very attentive, but never overbearing or nervous about guests in her home. She does everything with ease, including serving up the best breakfast in the area -- fresh fruit, a hot breakfast entree (pancakes, eggs or waffles), great bread with maple cream, etc. It's like staying with a good friend, in their fine comfortable home.
5 on March 18, 2009
The beautiful setting and farm house make you feel as if you were living in another era, yet you have all the modern comforts you need. The best of all, though, is Laura. She is ultimate welcoming hostess, providing a perfect balance for a B&B owner. She's both solicitous and gives you the space and privacy you need.
4.6 on February 23, 2009
This cozy inn in Salem, NY feature an 1840 farm house on 200 acres. We went cross country skiing out the door and brought Frankie, the owner's black lab with us.
5 on February 18, 2009
Laura is a very gracious and friendly host. Her dog, Frankie, was very friendly towards us. The breakfasts were excellent. Great place if you like being out in the country, which we did. We would definitely go back to the Bunker Hill Inn!
4.0 on January 29, 2009
I recently stayed at the Bunker Hill b&b. Laura, the inn. She was prompt at responding to my emails, and accommodated me in any way she could. Breakfast and the nice conversation that went with it was a wonderful day to end our stay. I will definitely return.
4.0 on January 28, 2009
Very homey relaxed country atmosphere. Owner and pets were very hospitable, went out of their way to make us feel at home. We'd visit again if ever up this way!
5 on November 25, 2008
a wonderful experience!
3.8 on November 10, 2008
charming, cozy, with a great dog! Breakfasts were wonderful, and the location was fabulous.
4.0 on November 04, 2008
charming, old Americana
4.0 on October 31, 2008
Our second stay at this wonderful inn--almost too special to share. Comfort and charm amid great pastoral beauty.
5 on October 30, 2008
Beautiful country inn. wonderful breakfasts, breathtaking views. met great and interesting people.
4.4 on October 28, 2008
most gracious hostess. The inn is well-kept and extremely clean.
5 on October 24, 2008
My visit to Bunker Hill Inn is one I look forward to yearly. Always a pleasure to visit (with Laura and her guests and food that can't be beat!)
4.4 on October 13, 2008
A lovely B&B, comfy, colonial atmosphere. Great service, very welcoming. Jessie, the Jersey cow, is the best!
5 on October 10, 2008
Laura makes you feel like family from the moment you arrive. She works for your satisfaction the entire time you are in her company. Her meals are great, both breakfasts and dinner!
4.8 on October 10, 2008
We rented the entire home for a family reunion. The house was great and the food delicious!
4.8 on October 01, 2008
This was our first time at a bed & breakfast and we will definitely do it again. Bunker Hill Inn was great. The rooms and house are very clean and breakfast in the morning was great. I would recommend this to everyone.
4.6 on September 08, 2008
The Bunker Hill Inn is an old farmhouse that brought me back to my younger days. It is in a rural setting with neat amenities such as fruit trees, grazing chickens, and a cow. The inkeeper, Laura, is extremely accomodating and is quite talented as she maintains the "farm" and is quite friendly. Breakfast is not gourmet, but is delicious, varied, and plentiful. The atmosphere and fellow guests made our stay seem much too short. It is not ultramodern, but a peaceful place to spend quality time. It is an extremely great bargain and a splendid retreat from the polished hotels and motels along our byways. We'll definitely stay there again!
5 on September 01, 2008
We stayed as an extended family,in the area for a funeral at nearby Cossayuna Lake. Everything about Bunker Hill Inn was very enjoyable and convenient for us. Breakfasts were superb, and included a variety of locally grown and produced ingredients.
3.0 on August 25, 2008
With a multitude of birds serenading you at dawn and dusk, this lovely guest house offers a relaxing home away from home.
5 on August 23, 2008
This is the 7th year we have stayed at Bunker Hill Inn. It is our home away from home when we go to Saratoga. Although the inn is 20 miles from Saratoga, it is a beautiful ride and there is never any traffic. The rooms are beautiful, the beds are comfortable, the breakfasts are huge and delicious and the whole place is spotless. Laura is a delightful hostess who has become more like a friend. You can't go wrong with Bunker Hill!
5 on August 15, 2008
Bunker Hill Inn is a place for people who appreciate warm hospitality, total peace and tranquility and attention to all the details.
5 on August 14, 2008
This was our first visit and it was definitely too short.We were in Salem to visit family and felt like we were home. Our room was perfect and the grounds are beautiful. I wish we had had more time to explore. My husband raved about his waffles! Next time we plan to stay longer and take advantage of canoeing on the Battenkill. Thanks Laura (and Frankie)! Denise G.
5 on August 11, 2008
Lovely setting, beautiful gardens, great breakfast and good with older kids because they have a large yard with chickens.
4.6 on August 05, 2008
This was our second visit. It was a pleasure. Laura is an amazing hostess. She seems like someone who is doing exactly what she should be. The place is lovely and quiet. Breakfast is yummy. Every care is taken.
4.0 on August 04, 2008
Perfect in everyway, comfortable beds, beautiful house, beautiful garden, tastey meals, gracious hostess, fun books featuring cats, peaceful setting. We enjoyed our stay.
5 on July 30, 2008
A wonderful experience at a lovely old farmhouse overlooking a beautiful garden and exceptional views. A real charmer!
4.2 on July 01, 2008
Laura had donated a night’s stay to the Bunker Hill Inn to St. Joseph’s Church in Greenwich, NY. My husband and I won the coupon at St. Joseph’s annual Auction in October 2007. The coupon sat on my desk for months and finally my husband said let’s use it for our 11th anniversary get away (June, 28th). It was a wonderful experience. Laura welcomed us into her home and introduced us to the other guests that were there. We went out for a few hours and explored Salem. When we came home we sat on the porch with Laura and other guests. We relaxed there and enjoyed easy conversation. Laura seems to make all of her guests feel at home. It so happened that two guests were repeat customers. They had been staying with Laura for several years because they love to stay with Laura in her Inn. It’s a GREAT place and I would recommend it to anyone who lives near or far. Great breakfast too. Fresh eggs from the chickens in the back yard! Often times people don’t take time to explore what’s in our own backyard and the Bunker Hill Inn, Salem, and Greenwich New York have so much to offer. We’re so glad we made the time to enjoy it.
5 on June 11, 2008
We've been staying at the Bunker Hill Inn for about 4/5 years now. It is like coming to visit a favorite relative. It is not a "fake cheery" B&B. Laura, the owner makes all look so effortless and is a great cook, too. Love the homemade tomato juice. Beautiful grounds, wonderful artwork and pottery throughout the house. Love the animals: Frank, Pearl and Archie. We miss Rosie. Love it. Love it.
5 on June 10, 2008
a lovely inn- neat and clean-excellent breakfast
5 on June 04, 2008
after 20 years of staying in b&b's in the U.S. and overseas, the bunker hill inn is STILL the best one i've ever stayed in.
4.2 on May 31, 2008
We visited in the fall and again in the spring. It's a beautiful place regardless of the season! The setting is picturesque and Laura is a great hostess. We felt very comfortable and she keeps the home and grounds beautiful. We'll go back again!
5 on May 30, 2008
This B & B combines cozy country with modern comforts-hot showers/comfy beds/great food. Proprietress Laura Coldwell makes you feel like treasured friends come a-visiting.
5 on May 09, 2008
excellent cook like visiting family quiet atmosphere
5 on April 23, 2008
A wonderful and homey Inn. Very warm and comfortable. Owner Laura very welcoming, frindly, great breakfasts. Loved Frankie (the dog). Look forward to our next visit. Highly recommended!
5 on April 06, 2008
Warm welcome upon arrival. Very clean home and rooms. Country atmosphere with little clutter. Private, wonderful service, quiet, great area to walk, Wildlife and great rolling farm fields to see. We will return. Great coffee and breakfast.
5 on January 17, 2008
You have all read about the great food and hospitality,if that is not enough and you like backroading and dirt roads this area of NewYork and Vermont is just great...
5 on January 02, 2008
We've been coming to the Bunker Hill Inn for many years, and as often as 5 or 6 times a year. We've never been disappointed and, in fact, we've grown spoiled by the unflagging attention from innkeeper, Laura Coldwell. We have a favorite room that we reserve long in advance, but we've stayed in all the rooms—save one—and found them to be clean and comfortable. Breakfast is plentiful, hearty, and often includes eggs from Laura’s chickens and other locally grown or produced food. Yum-yum, don't pass up Laura's homemade tomato juice. The setting, on a dirt road surrounded by rustic fields, is guaranteed to reduce stress and promote a relaxed visit. Hikes on the property include one to what I call the Cabin-in-the-Sky, and another to a hilltop with an almost 360-degree view, it’s breath-taking. There’s much to do in the area—good restaurants, art galleries, theaters, concerts, museums, sports (downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter, hiking and kayaking in the summer), antiques, and just rambling down county roads. Come just one time and you’ll be returning as often as you can, just like we do.
4.4 on October 23, 2007
Beautiful setting. You feel at home, delicious breakfast! I'll be back soon!
5 on October 18, 2007
My husband and I visit Laura twice a year. Once as a Columbus Day weekend getaway before the snow flies and once enroute to the New England states. Comfortable, informal feeling, great breakfast.
5 on October 18, 2007
We had a wonderful stay - this is a real treasure. Great accommodations, great breakfast, great setting. You could not ask for more.
4.0 on October 16, 2007
We enjoy our stay each time we stay. Beautiful house. Interesting people at breakfast. Good conversation.
5 on October 07, 2007
We celebrated our 20 anniversary and decided to stay at Bunker Hill. The room was lovelely and spotlessly clean. The grounds were beautiful. The breakfast had both great food and great company. I would highly recommend this hidden treasure!
4.8 on September 28, 2007
Comfy and quiet in a country setting with a great breakfast and a great price to boot!
4.0 on September 28, 2007
From the minute we arrived, we felt right at home. The innkeeper does all that she can to make your stay comfortable and she is always happy to answer questions. The breakfasts were delicious and plentiful. We were also travelling with children and our kids loved it. They especially loved the dogs that live there. This is a great area to explore.
5 on September 28, 2007
The hospitality and the inn keepers are great. We also love the animals "walks". I love coming to Bunker Hill. It's so quiet and peaceful and beautiful. Its been around 12 yrs and I look forward to it every year, It's like coming home!
5 on September 20, 2007
My wife, our baby son, and I had a truly pleasant stay. For the same price as a major chain motel, we had a far more enjoyable and personal stay at Bunker Hill. Laura was truly accommodating, and we were pleasantly surprised to learn a full superb breakfast was included. The house and surrounding farm country grounds provided a beautiful setting. We would certainly visit again.
5 on September 14, 2007
Laura is a wonderful hostess, I would not stay anywhere else. We look forward to our stay every year.
4.8 on September 04, 2007
This B&B was utter relaxation -- a garden view from the porch and great walking, cycling and swimming in the area. We awoke to hot coffee, left outside our bedroom in a carafe and a breakfast of choice. Joyful!