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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were a group of 4 couples spending a weekend in the area. Jack and Joann were great hosts! They gave us great recommendations for restaurants, etc. The historic inn was very comfortable and clean; full of pictures and history of the area. We had amazing breakfasts both mornings. The dock on the pond was such a nice place to...

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Jo-Ann R, Owner at The Deer Watch Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much. It was great having you all here. What a good time we had. Can't wait till all of you come back again. It was certainly our pleasure.

Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Fabulous innkeepers Joann and Jack stayed two days with wife in one room two daughters in other Back to back two of the best breakfasts we have ever eaten Joann went out of her way to make my wife gluten free waffles when she was made aware of a diet restriction Miss u already but we will be back for...

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Jo-Ann R, Owner at The Deer Watch Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Michael and Sharon for the kind words. It was a pleasure having you here. We always feel like our guests are company that's come for a visit. We look forward to many future visits.

Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Stayed with Joann & Jack last year and going back this year. Lovely couple , great breakfast and lots of personal attention. Love the grounds and Koi pond, and dont forget to take some of Joann's homemade jelly's home with you.

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I got a lovely little room with detached but private bathroom for a lower price. I'm pretty sure all other rooms have their own private baths. A flight of narrow stairs and thin walls in a truly historical building. The bed was scrumptiously comfy, the owners were warm and friendly, the breakfast was hand cooked, the wifi was superb. I...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This is a very lovely B&B in the heart of the Irish Catskills, close to all the Irish music festivals. The owners have lovingly restored a 200-year old farmhouse that's listed in national historic register. There are cozy seating places all around the first floor, including a lovely sun room with a fireplace and TV. Comfy beds with ironed sheets....

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3Thank ToucanSam787
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Jo-Ann and Jack are the consummate hosts. We stayed in the room over the garage... wonderfully roomy, king-sized bed, TV. Our hosts provided us information about the inn, history of the area, nearby attractions and restaurants. Highly recommend the Mt View Brasserie.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Me. my brother and his wife spent several nights @ The Deer Watch Inn. The owners Joann and Jack were so sweet, friendly and accomodating. We stayed in the quarters that their family usually stay in when they are in town. It was really spacious and had a nice view of the beautiful pond and fountain. Jack would leave food...

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new jersey
Reviewed 12 August 2013

My wife and I celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary at the Deer Watch with our hosts Joann and Jack who treated us as friends as usual. It was my wife's choice to go there, and we made the two and a half hour ride there from central Jersey to Durham, NY. Not only was the morning breakfast made by Joann...

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Barnegat, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I've recently had my first travel adventure at the Deer Watch Inn. Joann and Jack were the warmest strangers that opened up their lovely home to me and members of my family. The place was immaculate and comfortable. The grounds were serene and manicured. I only hope my future "adventures" at a B&B can measure up to Joann and Jacks...

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Westfield, MA
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We planned a quick get-a-way from our home in Western MA - and found the Deer Watch Inn. Joann and Jack were among the nicest, friendliest hosts that we've experienced at B and B's - the treated us like we were company in their home. They have a true partnership. All of JoAnn's tips about nearby hikes and restuarants were...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic 5 bedroom inn nestled in the Durham Valley with spectacular views of the Northern Catskill Mountains. We specialize in old fashioned hospitality and ambiance. Wrap around porch, large koi pond, gardens, sun room with wood stove and crackling fire on chilly nights, old fashioned board games, AC and Wi-Fi. Full multi-course breakfast with fresh fruit, juice, homemade breads and muffins, entree and plenty of coffee or tea. We're eco friendly and utilize solar panels, line dry our linens, recycle and compost. Near water park, scenic byway, hiking, fishing, antique shops, local swimming hole, Irish and blue grass festivals. There's as much or little as you'd like to do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Deer Watch Inn

Address: 76 Route 27, East Durham, Durham, NY 12423-1127
Region: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Durham > East Durham
Number of rooms: 5
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“Visit Heather Ridge Farm while you are here, another great place in the Catskills”
 of 5 bubbles jamesp71755, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were charming”
  • The koi are happy to see visitors to the dock
  • You can see the koi pond from the front porch of the Inn
 of 5 bubbles TravelingWriter2014, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are cozy, can't say that any one is better than another.”
 of 5 bubbles ToucanSam787, 26 Oct 2014 | Read review
“No tvs in rooms, but that was fine for me.”
 of 5 bubbles helenj159, 9 Jul 2013 | Read review
“all rooms are nice, some use a hall bathroom. the owners can best advise you of the rooms the rooms that best suit you.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanJ972, 20 Jun 2013 | Read review
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