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Orchard Park, New York
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My family has had four reunions here booking 15 to 20 rooms each time. Last week we had a reunion but my brother and his wife were unable to attend due to a serious medical problem. Gavin's refused to refund to them the "non-refundable" deposit ($200). I think this was pretty small of them, considering the thousands of dollars of...

6Thank BobinOP
Bsiena, Owner at Gavin's Irish Country Inn, responded to this review

We do apologize for our deposit refund policy. We have offered to roll over this deposit towards next years stay. If this was misunderstood, please do not hesitate to email me personally at Bernadette@gavins.com. We do appreciate families like yours who keep returning year after year and never take that for granted. As far as the water, we were having...

Pine Bush, New York
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Just came home from a weekend at gavins, I was very impressed with everything and everyone. The meals were more than I hoped for, the activities for the kids were great, and everyone was very happy with their rooms. Our entire family can't wait until next year for our new traditional Curran family reunion

2Thank Kathleen T
albany ny
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This was our fourth visit to this wonderful Inn and we are anxious to return for more visits this year.Meals are excellent especially breakfast with buffect of juices,irish soda bread and scones plus we ordered omlets from the menua.Jimmy Walsh ia a great entertainer and Kitty Kelly on saturday had a great band.It was Mothers Day weekend so the Mothers...

1Thank maryfemia
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is what the Catskills was back in the day...the staff, food and rooms were all great .....couldn't have asked for a better stay! Entertainment at the pub featured classic Irish music which along with my Guiness made for a wonderful time!

4Thank Neverdie2142
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We traveled to Gavin's over last summer for a brief summer vacation, , with my son and his girlfriend and my dgt. Got a good rate on groupon with meals and 4 water park passes included. We had a great time! The food was wonderful and our deal included breakfast and dinner . It is an older resort and the...

3Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 3 November 2014

No need to hop on a plane to Dublin....If your looking for a resort with a flavor of Ireland, look no further than Galvin's. From the traditional Irish breakfast to the Irish Musical Entertainment at night... You can save yourself the time and expense of the plane by taking the scenic drive to East Durham. The staff under the managing...

3Thank Eileen M
Ossining, New York
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Let me first say that I really liked this Inn in the beginning. Our first night (Friday), was wonderful; room was clean, a little outdated but comfortable, with microwave and refrigerator. Breakfast in the morning was wonderful. In addition to the buffet (scones, Irish breads, bagels, fruit salad, cereal and strawberry compote) they offer made to order eggs and pancakes....

6Thank Aleksandra L
Bsiena, Owner at Gavin's Irish Country Inn, responded to this review

We do apologize about your experience at Gavin's Irish Country Inn. We are an Irish Inn offering live Irish music on Friday & Saturday evenings. Irish music and a pub atmosphere is apart of our Inn and we are geared towards a family atmosphere too. Overall, most of our guests sleep well. We do apologize. If you come our way...

Sterling, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We booked our room last minute online and upon our arrival the desk clerk realized we were traveling on motorcycles and relocated our room to allow us to park our bikes right at the bottom of the stairs leading to our room. We arrived hungry and asked if the pub served food, it didn't but she let me know the...

1Thank mrsmotofvr
Jupiter, Florida, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2014

the rooms were very nice as well as clean ,the food was very good, service was excellent. the staff arranged for golf for sixteen men which was also well run (with box lunches) Mary the manager was very pleasent as well as the waitress staff.

3Thank John M
Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2014

For the 11th straight year we have brought our family to Gavins and for the 11th straight year had a wonderful time.....We are all ages and it is the perfect place for every age! We do come during Kids Rule Week because we still have some young ones who love it....they go to every event, checking them off the schedule...

3Thank christmas152

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gavin's Irish Country Inn is a unqiue experience as we are an all inclusive Irish Inn with accommodations + meals + activies + entertainment all included in their nightly rates (with the occasion room only rates as well). The 3rd generation Innkeepers passed down from their family, the Gavin's, Brian and Bernadette are your hosts along with their outstanding staff who will do thier very best to accommodate all your vacation desires. Gavin's Irish Country Inn looks forward to greating you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gavin's Irish Country Inn

Address: 118 Golden Hill Rd, Cornwallville, Durham, NY 12418-1309
Region: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Durham > Cornwallville
Price Range: RM984 - RM1,285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gavin's Irish Country Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Gavin`s Irish Country Hotel East Durham
Country Inn East Durham
East Durham Country Inn
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