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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was our fourth time back to the Inn. We have always found the folk's here to be friendly and helpful. Their morning breakfast is second to none and what they provide you for lunch can keep you filled beyond supper.

If you like outdoor activity, this is your place. They have their own private lake that you can swim, kayak, row boat and fish(catch and release). They also have a heated pool if you don't care to swim in the lake. Close to the Inn is the Delaware River, with all sorts of water sports, Bashakill winery, Catskill Distillery, Bethel Woods, home of Woodstock 1969, and just all sorts of stuff to see and do.

This trip we stayed in the Inn's Cardinal Room which was very comfortable and pleasant. We sat out on our deck and were treated to a wide variety of wildlife that made its way across the Inn's property.

As we kayaked out on the lake we spied two beautiful Eagles. One on a large branch hanging out over the lake and another taking flight from the wooded shoreline to across the lake. Magnificent!

Hats off, once again, to Michelle, Matt, Ivan, Rue, and the whole staff for making our stay pleasurable and memorable.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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1  Thank sciguywms
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rue119, Owner at Inn at Lake Joseph, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for mentioning so many of the wonderful things to do in our area. We love that people use all our amenities here at the Inn, but when you go out around beautiful Sullivan County, that's even better!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Spent another fabulous stay at this inn, if you want to feel totally at home and comfortable in your surroundings this is the place for you...the rooms are beautiful, clean and well equipped with all you will need. The inn keepers are amazing with a special shout out to Matt who is always willing to give us the best experience possible..a special shout out to Ivan for his stimulating intellectual breakfast conversations...the lake...the pool..the grounds...perfection...can't wait to return for our fourth visit...my home away from home...

Room Tip: not saying because my prefer room is amazing...want to keep it a secret
  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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rue119, Owner at Inn at Lake Joseph, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks! We love sharing this place in the beautiful Catskills with our guests. Come again soon...

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Inn was wonderful. Beautiful setting, and very pet friendly. Our yellow Lab Luke loved the place, including the lake and trails. Staff was very attentive. Rooms have all the amenities you need with great internet and satellite TV. Decks have grills for cooking. Breakfast was fantastic. Very idyllic.

Also lots of good restaurants in the area. Piccolo Paese in Liberty is some of the best Northern Italian food you will find. Soy is Monticello is also fun, with excellent food.

Room Tip: Eagles' Nest and the Loft are both spacious and nice.
  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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rue119, Owner at Inn at Lake Joseph, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for letting others know what a great area this is. And we love our furry guests, too!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Awful - at a cost of of $300 + per night - the house was dirty and smelly. The room was dark and uninviting with plastic flowers that were full of dust. We could not wait to leave, and did so at the earliest opportunity. There was dust on the blinds and windowsill-which I had to clean. Carpet filthy. No coffee in the morning until after 7:30 am - but we were told we could microwave the coffee from the previous night - unacceptable for a B &B.
There was no point in complaining, as we could tell that the owners obviously think this is okay or do not care.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Cynthia G
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rue119, Owner at Inn at Lake Joseph, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We’re sorry these guests didn’t enjoy their stay at the Inn at Lake Joseph. As innkeepers, one of the things we most enjoy about this business is interaction with guests; we live on inquiries, suggestions and constructive comments. In many of the hundreds of reviews that we’ve received, our guests mention that our innkeepers are friendly and very responsive to guests’ needs. If these guests had let us know that they weren’t satisfied, we would have made every effort to correct their situation. Another frequent comment that is made in reviews is that guests find our buildings and rooms attractive, bright and clean. However, we’re in the country, and at this time of the year cobwebs and dust can appear almost instantly after a cleaning. Our housekeepers take pride in their work, and are very careful to try to leave the rooms of the Inn in excellent condition every day; but if there’s anything that doesn’t meet our guests’ expectations, we’re ready to make it right.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

For the past 13 years, my wife and I have enjoyed visiting the Inn at Lake Joseph, and we always look forward to being welcomed back by Ivan, Rue, Matt & Michelle. We’ve always been blessed with perfect weather for kayaking on the private lake, biking, hiking, swimming and just relaxing by the heated pool or the fire circle. Over the years we’ve also been impressed with several enhancements to the rooms and property including the new pool & deck and new lawn furniture and tables throughout the property this year. The Inn’s breakfasts always are delicious, and we especially appreciate the unique open kitchen service with interesting salads, fresh deli items and desserts available throughout the day. We’ve enjoyed visiting many of the interesting local attractions, but during most of our visits we can’t resist staying on the property! This past weekend, several relatives joined us in taking over the main inn for a reunion. Although we love the Inn, we weren’t sure if they would feel the same way, but all of them already are planning return visits with us, as well as visits with other friends and families. Can’t wait for our next visit!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Dan G
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rue119, Owner at Inn at Lake Joseph, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thanks so much for your many stays! We try to be sure that perfect weather is always available for you! Looking forward to your next visit...

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