Pros: The location is great, unless you dislike trains. For train fans, it is wonderful; for us the noise of the trains was not a problem. We also liked the historical nature of the hotel, and the owner, ...
Cons: The hotel needs some more work, but the owners are committed, and there are no serious problems for a guest. Soon, I imagine, the decor, etc. will be turned into something that is good to something ...
Cons: There were no bathroom amenities. No hairdryer and no TV in the room. One set of windows in our room had no curtains. The continental breakfast was unappealing due to the lack of variety of fruit and ...
Pros: What a gem! This is worth the extra time to get to if you want to experience what Innkeeping was like in days gone by. Room very comfortable overlooking the river, yes you might here a train go by ...
Pros: The staff were first class.. Great job
Pros: I liked the fact it was a small inn and you got to know the other guests and the inn keepers who tried to ensure we had an enjoyable visit.
Cons: It takes a little while to get used to the trains rumbling by during the night..but even that became comforting once I realized what it was.
Pros: We were going to stop in Spences Bridge for convenience, and ended up loving the place! The Inn is one of the oldest in the gold rush area, it does need some love and the new owners are in the process...
Cons: The trains do run at night, to be frank we found that it actually added to the authenticity of the Inn - the railway is what brought this area to life!
Pros: This jewel of a hotel will be a place I will return to often.
I look forward to the transformation back to it's historical significance and spending more time with Michael and Dorothy -they are wonderful hosts.
Cons: That we couldn't stay longer.
Pros: Ospreys out the window
Cons: Restaurant not open yet
Pros: The inn is being renovated by new owners who were exceptionally friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was wonderful
Built in the 1860’s, The Inn at Spences Bridge (formerly The Garuda Inn, the Steelhead Inn, the Spences Bridge Hotel and the Hermitage Hotel) was built as a relaxing stopover for weary travellers. Continuing the tradition, The Inn offers 12 renovated and uniquely decorated guest rooms. All rooms are one of a kind and decorated to enhance the quality of your stay. Many have private baths, spectacular views of the river, the valley and the railways, and two have private balconies. All are surprisingly affordable and rates include a continental breakfast featuring our homemade muffins and seasonal fruit