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New York City, New York
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here in number of times over the years even though it is very expensive ($400-500 a night). There are a few other options for lodging in South Hampton Village so even though we were never totally thrilled, we kept coming back. The owner and manager are a bit curmudgeonly if you ask me. The owner is very... More 

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Boyd R, Owner at 1708 House, responded to this review

This review is totally unjustified, unfounded and libelous. We have reported it to Trip Advisor. The facts are: 1. Unfortunately, under Trip Advisor guidelines, reviewers can write whatever they want since it is viewed as a “subjective opinion”. This review is not just, fair or factual and we want Trip Advisor readers to read the truth of the matter. 2.... More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had to leave a nearby b and b in water mill due to the conditions of the b and b. This am we called 1708 house and they let us check in at 12 pm. They management here could not have been more welcoming and professional. It's even better than it looks online. Perfect location. Everything is well thought... More 

Thank Ellen L
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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56 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely B&B right off Main Street so you can walk anywhere. Very convenient. We were able to meet the owner who gave us the history of the Inn. Invited us to go down and see the wine cellar which was very interesting.. Breakfast is served in a lovely dining room. It is considered a continental breakfast, but... More 

Thank Sandra P
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

1708 Southampton New York USA 1. Booking: I made this booking over the www after reading all of the reviews available (see comment about other reviews below). The email contact and one telephone call to ensure 1708 had what we were looking for went smoothly and a very professional experience. Later when I needed to have some computer equipment delivered... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Here you'll enjoy elegance without glitz, charm without attitude, and style without pretense. The owner, Skip Ralph, is a veteran New Yorker and long-time Southampton business owner. Skip's love and knowledge of architecture, history and antiques is matched only by his graciousness as a host. He has saved a Hamptons treasure. The 1708 House's public rooms, grounds and guest suites... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

We loved our 3 nights at 1708 House. Our first night we were late getting in and had wine and cheese waiting for us. Wonderful downtown location for walking. Beautiful home and dining room is exquisite for continental breakfast, and additional quiche on Sunday. We stayed in the older section first night and the bed was uncomfortable. Host was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2015

House was beautiful, staff was extremely helpful. Tea and wine in the afternoons, breakfast in the morning was great. There's a basement wine cellar with games to play, dozens of sitting areas with fireplaces, and beautiful roof decks. Already planning our next trip!

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

After three consecutive annual Fall visits to this magnificent establishment, we have found this venue to be totally comfortable and enjoyable. It is a break from the vagaries of the real world. The ambiance and décor are impeccable, punctuated with artwork. The preservation of the main house is outstanding. The owner (Skip) and staff (Linda and John) are the epitome... More 

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Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We have been traveling each summer to Southamton for about 10 years at least once or two times each simmer. We always have been booking either room or cottage at House 1708 bed and breakfast hotel. It situated right in he middle of the Southampton village offering traditional "Hampton flare" with pice of some American History. Booking with House of... More 

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LindaE0723, Manager at 1708 House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate input from our guests. We are sorry about your disappointment with breakfast. County guidelines for properties of five or more units (small hotels) have mandated changes. Since you felt our staff did not clearly explain the reason for the changes to our usual breakfast, I am sorry... More 

Toronto, ON
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43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stayed at the 1708 House for one night in Southampton (we regret not staying longer!). The Hotel is very charming and beautiful inside and out. The room was well kept, clean and very comfortable. Our only tiny complain there would be that the pillows didn't have much to them. While you have access to your own room you also... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 1708 House is an historic bed and breakfast in Southampton, located at 126 Main Street (next door to the former Saks Fifth Avenue). The house was known to exist in 1708 and has a museum-like cellar dating to approximately 1648 which is open to its guests as a cozy getaway for a game of chess or cards, in front of a roaring fire. Filled with fabulous furnishings, the inn boasts modern amenities such a wireless internet access and flat screen TVs/DVD players in every room. In addition, the property has two-bedroom cottages which are perfect for families. Its central location in the Village is perfect for walking to shops, galleries, restaurants, the renowned ocean beaches, which are only a mile away, and many points of interest in the area. Stays include a sumptuous daily breakfast and afternoon tea to be enjoyed in the formal living room, or inviting library, both of which have fireplaces. Beach parking passes for both Village and Town beaches are available. The 1708 House welcomes you to come and experience all our unique property has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1708 House

Address: 126 Main St, Southampton, NY 11968-4835
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Southampton
Price Range: £112 - £541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
1708 House Hotel Southampton
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“Check the rooms out on their website”
 of 5 bubbles Davidvd66, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cottages, main house and annex all have a distinct ambiance. All three were used by our family and worked very well to our advantage.”
 of 5 bubbles DocGlo2013, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Plan to have a breakfast elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles Nikolas888, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We liked room 7 on the second floor. The window faced the driveway, but the hotel is small so there isn't a lot of activity there.”
 of 5 bubbles off2, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Chouse a room in the main house”
 of 5 bubbles guaman, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
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