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“Getaway in Zoar (Christmas in Zoar)”

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Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 5 Zoar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Willard, Ohio
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5 reviews
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“Getaway in Zoar (Christmas in Zoar)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

Zoar school bed and breakfast is one of the best and most relaxing bed and breakfasts I have stayed in. Gayle and Joe are the most thoughtful and caring hosts I have encountered. Their home was/is incredible and the food is wonderful and plentiful. The rooms are comfortable/relaxing. I would recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone who wants the most incredible weekend/getaway. The community is awesome, like stepping back into a different generation. I love just walking around the town and looking at the old house. Try this Bed and Breakfast, you wont be disappointed and you will have the most unforgettable time of your life. Thanks Gayle and Joe for another great weekend, You are GREAT HOSTS!!!!

Room Tip: The Loft or Lea's suite are great. They are the rooms I stayed in
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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zoarschoolinn, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 14 December 2013
You are the perfect example of what we mean when we talk about our wonderful guests who are also friends. We look forward to your visits and to seeing you next Christmas in Zoar. Thank you. Gayle and Joe
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Avon Lake, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

This was by far one of the nicest Bed and Breakfasts that we have stayed in. The atmosphere of the home was incredible. Food was great and plenty of it. The ambiance of the Loft...wow!
We had a wonderful time in Zoar..really enjoyed the Ghost Tour! Gayle and Joe, there is only one way to describe them...AWESOME HOSTS!
We willh recommend this to or friends and will be back. Thanks for a great time!

Room Tip: The Loft for sure!
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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zoarschoolinn, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 26 November 2013
We never tire of our guests and new friends compliments and so enjoy reading your reviews. You both were very dear wonderful guests and of course welcome back. Our plan is and always has been "to make our guests stay the most homey comfortable but yet private experience they can have". Thank you! Gayle and Joe
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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

Time spent is Zoar is like stepping back in time and the hospitality at the Zoar bed and breakfast help complete the picture. Very comfortable, friendly, great food and in a wonderful place. The ghost tour was worth while, the local golf course was a challenge and this is an ideal location for cycling as well. Take time to enjoy the beautiful countryside... you won't be sorry you did!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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zoarschoolinn, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 30 October 2013
Thank you for your kind comments. We appreciate them very much.
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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

This was our first time at the Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfst. It exceeded all my expectations. The owners are sweethearts that do anything they can to make you more comfortable. There were snacks and beverages available 24/7. Gayle makes a dessert treat every night for her guests and they were delicious. The breakfast menu is like gourmet items. Gayle cooks like a classicaly trained chef. Everything we had was wonderful. The room had a gas fireplace and a jacuzzi bathtub. The inn is very clean and the decore reminds you of the era it was built in. Zoar Village has allot to offer like tours, events, and activities. There are buildings there that are maintained and open for tours with demonstrations of how they did things in the 1800s This will not be our last visit and we are looking forward to our next one. Thanks Gayle and Joe for your wonderful hospitality and making our stay so special

Room Tip: All of the rooms in this Inn are decorated differently and each one is beautiful
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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zoarschoolinn, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 October 2013
We look forward to your staying with us again next year! Joe and I are happy to hear you left feeling pampered and welcomed it was a pleasure sharing our home with you.
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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

We really enjoyed our one-night stay here. It was very comfortable, the location is very convenient (right in the heart of historic Zoar), the hosts were gracious, and the breakfast was phenomenal! Yoghurt, granola, & berry parfait, homemade bread, and marscapone- filled French toast with real maple syrup served with artisanal pumpkin sausage.
We also went on the ghost tour and they were very helpful with making sure we got to the right place.
Highly recommended!
Only caveats: They do use scented candles, so if you are sensitive to that, be warned. Also, their pillows are a bit thick and stiff.

  • Stayed October 2013
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zoarschoolinn, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 15 October 2013
Thank you!
We hope to see you again one day.
We appreciate you input on the pillows. Joe and I have an extra pillow or two in all the rooms for just such a problem. Some soft and some are firm.
There are times when we've had people who are sensitive to certain aromas, candles and oils and we completely understand and will try to meet any guest requests.
When we do our guest intake we always ask if anyone has any allergies in the hopes of hearing our new friends needs.
The number one objective is our guests comfort and we are always happy to hear if there's an issue. When you're here or after. Though we prefer to take care of business during your stay so you'll be completely happy :)
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

What a wonderful little inn this is! Spotless accommodations, outstanding friendliness, and a breakfast that satisfies the soul, excellent cuisine and thought provoking conversation. Every detail is thoughtfully executed. The room I had, Cousin Jason's Quarters, was small, and quaint in some respects, but very comfortable for one person. The only addition I would like to see is a small table in the ante room for morning coffee. The "shoes off" policy makes for a very quiet inn without any clomping about on their beautiful floors. Gayle and Joe are "people persons" that rate high in my book.

Room Tip: On my next visit, which hopefully will be soon, the room on the north side, Lea's Suite, will be...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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zoarschoolinn, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 9 October 2013
Thank you! We'll look for a small table to put in Jason's Quarters hallway as soon as possible. Good idea! We love input. We've added a shelve, hooks, stools and dvd's with guests comments. We're so sorry the alley was busy when you were here. It's usually very quiet but there was some activity on 2nd and 212 that caused some traffic to use the alley. We hope to see you again one day.
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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

My husband & I really enjoy going to B&Bs to unwind and relax, but we are both pretty picky. I want a friendly, pretty place with good food & something close by to do. My husband wants a large , soaking (preferably a bubbler) tub, a very comfortable bed, and safe off street parking. The Zoar Inn School House B&B is perfect for us. It is beautifully decorated, cozy and spotless. Joe & Gayle have covered all our needs plus somethings we didn't know that would help us to relax. A little step stool helped me to reach the high bed, the great smelling candles were enjoyable while soaking in the bubbler tub, and then a yummy treat of cookies for that bedtime snack. Joe & Gayle are the perfect hosts with their warm friendliness and flexibility. The Zoar School House B&B is #1 with us. Can't wait for our next visit !

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Ruth1999, Owner at Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 26 September 2013
The stool comment was a tip off as to who you are! Since I'm in the same position as you I can fully understand the need for a "step up". You and Herman are both delightful. See you in a few months! Thank you for your comments Joe and I appreciate them very much.
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Additional Information about Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast

Property: Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast
Address: 160 Third Street, Box 509, Zoar, OH 44697
Region: United States > Ohio > Zoar
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Zoar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Zoar School Inn B&B Inn circa 1836. The first school of Zoar. Once a one floor 2 room schoolhouse that was changed into a family dwelling in 1868. Four romantic private bedrooms with bath en-suite have been decorated the ultimate in sheer pleasure and comfort. 3 Suites have fireplaces, double Jacuzzi tubs, king/queen beds. All rooms have refrigerators, independent heat and air controls, ceiling fans and more. 24 Hour coffee, tea, cocoa and small treat area conveniently located on the second floor. Soda and spring water supplied in each rooms refrigerator. A full 2 course gourmet breakfast served each morning. Evening snack and bed turn down. Innkeepers Joe and Gayle invite you to stay at our B&B where you're invited to step back in time to enjoy charm of the historic village of Zoar. Warm hospitality awaits you. Enjoy relaxing on our screened in back porch and enjoy rocking on our rockers, reading, morning breakfast or simply relaxing and enjoying the grounds. Call for your reservation today! ... more   less 
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