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“Hospitality to the max” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Old Library Inn Bed & Breakfast

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The Old Library Inn Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 2 Olean B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Houston, Texas, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Hospitality to the max”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

I'm from Texas where southern hospitality is second nature so when I walked into the Old Library Inn and was immediately greeted by the owner/chef I felt like I was back in Texas even though I was in western New York. I'm not going to write a long review but the I sure did feel at home staying here. I won't forget to mention the 5 bottles of liqour and cooler of beer he brought for our party of four just so we'd feel welcome. Great place, I recommend it. - 25 year old Matt from Texas

Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2012

My two sisters and I needed some old home-town time together and we loved spending it in the beautiful Old Library Bed and Breakfast. Not exactly what one would think of as the place for a GIRLS GET AWAY WEEKEND. But, it worked for us. We loved it!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2011

We were very pleased with the facility, the staff and the food. Lois and Lisa go the extra mile. The house is beautiful and the location is ideal. Great made to order breakfasts. We will return!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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canada
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180 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2011

Only a quick overnight stay at the Old Library Bed & Breakfast Inn. The staff are lovely and hospitable. The inn itself is very clean, very charming but does feel a bit dated. The suite we used was a nice size, had a large comfortable bed for us and a rather unconformable pullout sofa for the kids. We have used quite a number of pullout beds for the kids on our travels and this one was definitely amongst the least comfortable. The air conditioners in the suite (there were two ACs) were apparently recent additions to the room. Unfortunately they vibrated the windows, were incredibly noisy and impacted negatively on our sleep.

Our morning was improved by a breakfast that was made to order and was delicious.

Overall I have mixed feelings about our stay. The people were pleasant, the Inn is interesting , breakfast was lovely, but we did not sleep well.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2011

I love the hotel-- there's also a nice restaurant connected, and best of all a CANDY SHOP RIGHT IN THE B & B! It would be a nice touch if they'd put a chocolate or two under your bed, but otherwise the place is perfect. Some other fine restaurants right nearby, a grat library and an awesome reading series. Olean has more going on than you might think-- it is a very old-fashioned and charming town.

Room Tip: personally I prefer the large lower level rooms
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  • Stayed October 2010, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about The Old Library Inn Bed & Breakfast

Property: The Old Library Inn Bed & Breakfast
Address: 120 S Union St, Olean, NY 14760-3634
Region: United States > New York > Olean
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Olean
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,885 - ₹ 10,748
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Old Library Hotel Olean
Old Library Bed And Breakfast Inn

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