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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Great place to have brunch on Sunday or dinner! The food is amazing and the place is just beautiful especially being right on the lake. The staff are very welcoming and friendly! They let me look at some of the rooms. It is nice to go somewhere that isn't your average hotel with just 2 double beds or a standard...

1Thank College2017
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Great choices on rooms - those are some of our favorites too! Thank you for acknowledging our staff - they do work very hard to be helpful! We appreciate you mentioning all the different room options we have -- we try to offer something for everyone at every budget! Look forward to seeing you again in the future and thanks...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We booked this Inn on the spur of the moment. Large room and very comfortable room. Loved it! great bar area and wonderful lawn sweeping down to the lake. lovely welcome and friendly, helpful people. There was an event so we did not eat in their dining room. maybe next time. They gave me a complimentary glass of wine to...

Thank sfseltzer
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice note! So sorry you didn't get to enjoy the food, but it sounds like otherwise you made the most of a spur of the moment getaway -- well done! Hope to see you again and we are so delighted that you got to take advantage of the waterfront -- sun, lawn chairs, and lakefront...

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Since moving to the area 2 years ago I have enjoyed dinner at the Brewster Inn several times bring out of town guests on many of those occasions. It is s beautiful inn with an amazing view of Cazenovia Lake. The food is always delicious and the service is extraordinary! I would definitely recommend the Brewster Inn as one of...

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for all the kind words! We really appreciate it :)

Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We had an opportunity to sit outside under the roof or in the grass closer to the lake. We choose to be close to the lake. We ordered appetizers. She ordered a 10 hour French onion soup and I ordered Escargot made with pancetta. We both thought they were the best we ever had. Our entrees included tuna steak over...

2Thank ATMGUY63
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Lauren is such a sweetheart and we are so glad to hear you had a wonderful dinner! Excellent selections by the way, and we very much appreciate the kind words. The chefs and waitstaff work very hard here -- and we are so pleased to know that you notice and appreciate it! The one thing we cannot take credit for...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I have stayed here a couple of times in scenic Cazenovia. The Inn has an excellent restaurant and an outstanding lake view.My room is large with a couch and a king sized bed.There is free wifi.I enjoy staying here.

1Thank baltoro
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words and we hope to have you back with us soon!

New York, NY
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The location on the lake, the pretty lawn, terrace seating.... This place is very nice for either romantic brunch with a glass of Champagne or large groups of friends and family. I have visited this place a few times and every time it is a very pleasant experience. This is a buffet type brunch, but I believe you can order...

1Thank Strongwinder
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Brunch is the best way to wake up on a Sunday morning as far as we are concerned! Glad you agree -- a mimosa in one hand and a waffle in the other! Hope to see you again for brunch -- we appreciate the kind words!

North Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We eat here a lot and recently had a wedding at a private club next door. A few days prior to the wedding we had a table for 17 - both families and relatives. The service is wonderful. The food excellent. And a wine list that is excellent. We had a window table and all went well all around. After...

1Thank MrTEastlake
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so honored to have been a part of both families joining! We wish the newlyweds the best of luck in marriage and we look forward to celebrating many wonderful anniversaries with everyone. Thank you for highlighting Kirk, Steve and Jason -- they are truly wonderful, go above and beyond the...

Reviewed 21 June 2015

The Brewster Inn is a high-end restaurant for mainly the people residing around Cazeovia, Manllius or even Syracuse. They serve great food and their menu have wide varieties too. However, my favourite was Rib-eye Steak (rare) and their house-special salads and desserts.

6Thank vicmuk69
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We love when people mention their favorite dishes and we look forward to hosting you on your next trip to Cazenovia.

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

A couple of weeks ago we had a dinner celebration at the Brewster Inn with family and friends 26 total. I have been there about 4 years ago and fell in love with the place and overall the quality at all levels. With that in mind, we planned the graduation dinner for our son with them. We made the reservation...

Thank Tia V
Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Such a delight to read your review -- those kind words are so nice to hear. And now you are making us hungry!! We appreciate the loyalty and saying that we are worth the drive from the city -- we look forward to seeing you and the family again! We will surely let our staff know the wonderful things you...

Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend during a visit to Colgate and Syracuse Universities. The Inn is perfectly situated on a lake right in between the two campuses. The Inn itself has great bones and could be remarkable with a savy upgrade. There are many decor flubs that take away from the charm of the inn. For instance there are...

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Caitlin G, Public Relations Manager at The Brewster Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate any and all feedback and look forward to working harder to making the hotel and restaurant better. We recently hired a new hotel manager and we hope to continue making improvements and changes to the building year after year. We hope you visit us again someday.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the only hotel on Cazenovia Lake, The Brewster Inn is a historic mansion, built in 1890 as the summer home of Standard Oil Financier, Benjamin Brewster. Overnight guests choose from rooms in either the main house or the adjacent carriage house, many rooms of which were renovated in 2015. All rooms and suites have private baths, television, and HVAC. Some rooms even feature jacuzzis, fireplaces, sun porches, private decks and lakeviews. The inn also offers a DiRona Award Winning Restaurant and a Wine Spectator Awarded wine cellar on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brewster Inn

Address: 6 Ledyard Ave, Cazenovia, NY 13035-1209
Region: United States > New York > Cazenovia
Price Range: ₹ 7,279 - ₹ 12,941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brewster Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Quieter rooms are away kitchen unless your a heavy sleeper or night owl. The restaurant/bar quiets down before midnight.”
 of 5 bubbles Diane1Allentown, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just have dinner here.”
 of 5 bubbles NYBob6, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Those in the carriage house are quieter as they are not close to the popular restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles randc843, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“look at the web site; it's complete and accurate. Talk to the staff; they're helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles davidgU4761NW, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Find a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 483AnnC, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
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