Guest Reviews

What our guests are saying:

From Atlanta, GA: "Spent the last several days in this magical place.It was amazing- the food,the rooms, and most especially the people."

From Laurel, Maryland:  " This is a beautiful place, very peaceful+ congenial. We enjoyed the bikes, kayaks, and the setting very much."

From MA: "You run a charming, lovely inn. Food was terrific."


From The Dolans: "Comfy, warm, great company, activities. Always a grand pleasure."

From Springfield, MA: "Just what the Dr. ordered!  Loved our stay!"

From Ron & Debbie: "It's good to be back."

From Georgia/New Jersey: "We have enjoyed our second stay as much or more than our first.  Thank you for running this wonderful inn on such a pretty lake."

From Daniel & Emily: "Thank you for helping to make our honeymoon that much more special and enjoyable. We will be forever grateful for your hospitality and kindness, this place and you both will always have an honored space occupied in our hearts and our history. Until next time." From Newburyport, MA: "So nice to be back at my "summer home" with my husband, Rich, for the first time--and having the room IRA (ooh la la) . . . and the new bikes--fortunate enough to catch enough rays for a great canoe ride and swim.  Thanks so much!"

From West Hartford, CT: "Lovely start to the summer!  We enjoyed your great inn--a nice place to celebrate our first wedding anniversary.  Hope to see you again~thanks!"

From Needham, MA: "This is my favorite place to go in the summer."

From Simsbury, CT: "Been coming for 60 years, it's a great place, it's habit-forming also."

Also from Simsbury: "Ditto.  So habit forming that the grandchildren are following the tradition."

From Oakland, CA: "Such a quintessential, perfect New England guest home.  Dave made our [stay] very comfortable.  Hope to visit again."

From Arlington, MA: "We loved it here, and we'll be calling to book again!  All kinds of animal sightings--pair of loons on the lake; bald eagle over the lake; turtles on 'turtle rock,' and a black bear at the corner of Park Ave. and Penny Ante Lane!  Thanks for a great stay and great food!"

From Edinburgh, Scotland: "Thank you for an absolutely lovely stay.  Everything was perfect.  The food & the rooms.  You could have done no more."

From Mike: "Very lovely.  Thanks."

From Newbury, NH: "So pleasant & quaint? :-)"

From Concord, MA: "Great weekend with nine in our snowshoeing group--Ginger's Journeys.  Cathy and Dave provided us with a fun weekend and scrumptious meals, including St. Patrick's Day dinner.  The rains held off.  We were pleased!

From CT: "What a wonderful idea to have a Valentine Weekend at the world's best Inn."

From Tucker's Town, Bermuda: "We were so lucky to escape icy 89 and enjoy your lovely inn--Thank you so much!"

From Essex, MA: "Thank you for a wonderful trip down 'memory lane!'  Kezar Lake is a special place for us--and we love what you have done to keep the Follansbee so special!"

From John & Anna: "A dream, really.  Thank you for making it seem so real."

From Medfield, MA: "Une agreable hospitalite, un petit dejeuner tous les jours une bonne surprise, de charmantes chambres, tout un sejour superbe."

From Julia: "Your breakfasts are awesome! (Loved the gingerbread waffles!)  Thanks!

From San Francisco, CA: "Thank you for a lovely stay--it was very peaceful and warm here.  Your hospitality and friendliness made our stay so enjoyable.  Thank you for a memorable find!"

From Madrid, Spain: "This is one wonderful place--charming, peaceful, utterly special.  Thank you!"

From Boston, MA: "Home away from home--Went from 100 mph down to Zero as soon as I walked in.  Thank you for such a relaxing stay!  Many Blessings."

From Ireland: "Enjoyed a wonderful few days--excellent food--good accommodation--superb scenery."

From Fairfax, VA: "Thanks for a beautiful 3 days--I'll be emailing for recipes and remembering all the decorating ideas--hope to visit again."

From Italy: "E un posto molto bello.  Peccato partire."

From Muskegon, MI: "Thank you for your friendly atmosphere, warm cozy room and good food.  Appreciate your smiles and conversations . . . and loved the music!"

From Topton, PA: "We had a wonderful stay at your Inn.  It was my first time but we'll definitely recommend you to anyone.  Food outstanding, hospitality great."

From Switzerland: "Great weather, great landscape, great hospitality."

From Sarasota, FL: "Most everyone has a time or event in their lives that they recall fondly as perfect or magical.  Our stay here and meeting David & Cathy has been one of those times that we will long cherish.  Just perfect!"

From Yorkshire, England: "Thank you for a charming place to stay.  A wonderful end to our visit to New England."

From Nancy &Leo: "This was a warm, welcoming, lovely place with very comfortable amenities. Cathy and Dave could not have been any more hospitable. Very comfy and relaxing. We will be back!!"

From Boston,MA: "Great times, wonderful location, what a pleasure to have kayaks and bikes around. Great hosts."

From North Carolina: " Thank you for the delightful stay- beautiful, homey, full of character and history, comfortable, welcoming."

From Florida: " Terrific food! Lovely inn. Thank you so much."