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Member Association of Historic
Bed & Breakfast Inns
of the Ithaca Area

Built in 1829 by Samuel Boothroyd 
on a Military Tract 
given to the family in 1797

1031 Hanshaw Road, Ithaca, NY

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The Hound & Hare is situated in the village of Cayuga Heights, close (one mile) to historic Cornell University and a few minutes drive to either beautiful Cayuga Lake or shopping centers of the City of Ithaca!! The Hound & Hare is elegantly decorated in a tasteful Queen Anne style; a delightful ambiance for rest and relaxation.

Time seems to stand still at the Hound & Hare. Come inside and experience the charm and grace of another era. Tastefully decorated with heirlooms, antiques, laces, brass beds, with fresh flowers for your pleasure.


living room For your relaxation, the guest living room is complete with fireplace, where we serve tea. There also is a cozy library with games and music. After you have settled in, come and join me for afternoon tea and crumpets! library and sitting room


The guest rooms are resplendent with fluffy down comforters, eyelet sheets and down pillows, to enfold you in warmth of yesteryear. Ask for the bridal suite with Jacuzzi. 


dining room Awaken to the aroma of rich coffee, delicious homemade baked foods, and a scrumptious gourmet breakfast, which is served by candlelight with fine china, silver and crystal. Enjoy your meal in the formal dining room or on a porch, with views of the gardens...where evenings are special, too, with the fragrance of Heliotrope and Night Blooming Jasmine.

The Hound & Hare is a member of The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, B&B of Greater Ithaca, Finger Lakes B&B Association, B&B Association of New York State.

We at The Hound & Hare are committed to excellence of service.
Your stay with us, we are sure, will be a memorable one.
Your Innkeeper:
Zetta R. Sprole

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1031 Hanshaw Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Local: 607-257-2821