Borland House Bed & Breakfast

130 Clinton Street , Montgomery, NY 12549 USA (Show map)
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About

Welcome to the Borland House Bed & Breakfast, located in the Hudson Valley Food & Wine region of New York State. In the historic Village of Montgomery, we are walking distance from renowned restaurants and pubs. Originally built in 1789, the Borland House offers a unique experience where we focus on the food. Weekend bookings (Friday & Saturday Night) includes a $30 Certificate for breakfast. You can also book a cooking class, have a private 5-course tasting menu or just enjoy a relaxing moment. Borland House offers five guest rooms, TV, and air-conditioning. Borland House is conveniently located in the heart of historic Montgomery, yet only 15 min. from Stewart International Airport. From our porch you can stroll to your choice of critically acclaimed restaurants, antique shops, walking trails, and boutiques. Let us help you plan your outings. Wherever you wander, you will have chosen the perfect place to return to each day!

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Where were innkeepers when needed?

1.8 on July 26, 2017

On arrival, no one answered doorbell, so we entered. We were shown to our hot room on 90F day, which could have been pre-cooled. Bath down hall was hot, no fan even, so spent 1/2 hour calling, looking, finally locating a man in garden to request a fan. It was obvious that a fan should have been a permanent fixture, without asking. Next morning, with a fixed, no-option breakfast time of 9 am, we searched for early coffee and tea while waiting to no avail. Nothing. By 8:45 a.m., not a soul in sight in the kitchen preparing anything. Found the same man who proceeded to make some coffee, and said "someone would be there at 9 am to fix us breakfast". That would mean we wouldn't actually eat until 9:30 am. We were furious at such casual and callous treatment, that we left after my wife was able to receive a reluctant apology from the gentleman. It was by now 9 a.m., and still no one had appeared in the kitchen. And this inn rates 5-stars??


Great weekend stay for a friend's wedding, will be coming back

4.4 on August 19, 2016

We stayed here in August with two other couples for a friend's wedding in the area. Anna was extremely accommodating as we needed 3 rooms to be ready earlier than normal check out. She also gave great suggestions on where to go the next day and we had a wonderful day out. Best of all is the food here. Breakfast was amazing and people that work there are very nice. We are coming back to the area in September, unfortunately the rooms were booked, but will be coming in for the dinning. You will enjoy your stay here.


We made an excellent choice

4.4 on October 31, 2015

Not ever having been to the Hudson Valley, it was difficult to select a location as our base for our 2 day visit. The Borland House in Montgomery was perfect. We took a 2 hour tour of West Point, toured the Eleanor Roosevelt site and had lunch at the Culinary Art Institute of America in Hyde Park. Returning back to our room each day we were able to refresh ourselves with quiet and a comfy bed and get ready for a short walk to two great restaurants: Ward's Bridge Inn and Wildfire. The Borland House offers many different breakfast options. We were quite happy with our room...Isabelle, which was very private.


Beautiful stay at the Borland House

5 on September 14, 2015

My wife and I (newlyweds!) wanted to skip town on Labor Day weekend, and the Borland House was the perfect spot for a getaway. Anna was amazing and friendly, and very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and the history of her beautiful home. She gave us great advice on vintage shops, live music, distilleries, and local restaurants, and everything from her cooking to her cheery disposition made our trip as wonderful as it could be. I'm sure we'll definitely be back at some point soon. Thanks Anna!


Great bed and breakfast

5 on February 02, 2015

This is a great bed and breakfast that we stayed at for one night on Halloween. We really enjoyed the staff, the rooms were clean, and breakfast was excellent. Highly recommended!


Excellent stay in super charming property/town

5 on February 01, 2015

I stayed at the Borland House in the fall, when the foliage in the Catskills was at its peak. It was something of a last-minute get-out-of-the-city lark, and it ended up being so perfect I went back again in December with my boyfriend for a quiet pre-Christmas celebration. The house is very charming and comfortable, located in the equally charming one-stoplight town of Montgomery. There are a couple of good restaurants in the town, but you can eat dinner at the house - the proprietor, Anna Frumes, makes a killer gnocchi. You'll get to eat her cooking even if you don't have dinner there when you come down for breakfast. There's a pretty impressive menu - I had the fried chicken and waffles, yum! Borland House was the perfect place to stay, both the amenities and the hospitality were excellent. Everything was comfortable and warm. I'll definitely be back again.


Lovely Stay

4.4 on January 01, 2015

This is a great B&B in a charming village. I stayed over Christmas to visit my family in a neighbouring village. They hosts were very lovely and very helpful.


Great place

5 on December 30, 2014

Great place, wonderful people. We will definitely return. Thank you Anna and Mariah.


Relaxing

5 on November 18, 2014

Very Nice


historic and pleasant

4.0 on November 17, 2014

We chose the Borland House mainly because of its location--we wanted to visit the FDR library in Hyde Park and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on the same weekend. The location was ideal for that. The proprietors of the Borland House were very accommodating and generous. All the breakfast options were delicious. We stayed in the oldest part of the house, which was interesting but the room is small.


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Rooms & Rates

Historical Cottage Queen - Isabella Room

This cottage room was built in 1789. The entire floor is yours with a private vintage bathroom and the original master bedroom.

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

Historical Queen Suite - Hanlon Room

This beautiful historical queen room built in 1832 has raised 12 foot ceilings and a private bathroom with vintage tub and shower.

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

Historical King Suite - The Montgomery Room

This historical king suite built in 1832 hosts 12 ft ceilings and a luxurious environment. Enjoy a good book in the glow of the parlor stove. Three six-foot high windows offer a picturesque view of Village Hall, the library, and the historic Presbyterian church.

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

2 Bedroom Artist Loft

These rooms have an airy, cottage feel to them. To enjoy complete privacy, this artists' loft has a private staircase plus private bath. Reserve entire suite, 2-rooms 1 queen bed room and a twin room that converts to sitting room/office space. Each room has a TV/DVD player. The loft has a refrigerator and coffee machine to make your stay comfortable. Price includes breakfast. This loft is a 2-bedroom suite with a queen room and an office/sitting room that can convert into 2 twin beds to sleep additional 2 people. Refrigerator & Coffee in Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Downtown, Mountains, Rural, Small town, Wine country

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Night life, DIA Art Museum, Mohonk Nature Preserve (hiking), FDR's home, Orange County Choppers, West Point US Millitary Academy, Storm King Art Center, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Mansion

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , In Room Massage, cooking classes, private gourmet dinners, fire pit

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Winding Hills Golf Course, Winding Hills County Park, Mohonk/Minnewasks, New Paltz, Storm King Art Center, Shopping

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00-7:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes We are a family friendly business
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: The full amount of your stay is charged at time of booking. $35/room/night is non-refundable. Please refer to cancellation policy to note all other monetary requirements.
  • Cancellations: Check-in is between 3:00 and 7:00 PM. Check-in after 7:00 PM must be made 48 hours in advance which are by special arrangement only and includes a $35 fee. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Please note our room charge and cancellation policy. Our small number of rooms requires the following policy: You will be charged for the full cost of the reservation with 24hours from the time the reservation is made. $35 for each room per night booked is a non-refundable service fee. *FRIDAY & SATURDAY nights are NON-REFUNDABLE MAY-OCTOBER. (If cancellation is 2 weeks prior to reservation a credit can be given for a later stay with us or dates changed upon request.) 1.Cancellation received 2 weeks prior to reservation, you receive a FULL refund except for FRIDAY & SATURDAY nights MAY-OCTOBER. 2.Cancellation received up to 1 week prior to reservation, you receive a 50% refund except for FRIDAY & SATURDAY nights MAY-OCTOBER. 3.Cancellation received LESS than 1 week prior to reservation, NO REFUND is given. (Arrival later than confirmed reservation date/ departure earlier than confirmed reservation date is considered to be a cancellation and is subject to our cancellation policy.)
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Anna Frumes

Languages spoken

English

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About the innkeepers

Manager & Chef: Anna Frumes, Anna, the daughter of Larry & Sylvia, treats the guests to the finest farm-to-table comfort food. Anna, also the full time manager of the house, studied the culinary arts in Southern France and has cooked in kitchens all around the world. In addition, with degrees from UC Berkeley in the Sciences and Columbia University in Economy and Politics, Anna has many stories to tell of her adventures.

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Meals

Breakfast

$30 Certificate for Weekend Stays (Fri & Sun)

  • Time Served: 8:00pm-1:00pm
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Any Dietary Need can be Met


Signature Dish

Chicken and Waffles
Enjoy our double dredged buttermilk & tarragon fried chicken served with our night-risen cornmeal waffles. Served with local apple cider syrup and molasses butter.


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