Accolades & Press

How Sweet it Is — October 2016
Blogger Jessica Merchant chronicles her visit to Aurora.
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JetsetterOctober 2016
The Inns’ Women’s Wellness Retreat is listed as one of the Top 10 Yoga Retreats in the World.
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ELLE DECOR — September 2016
The Inns of Aurora is featured as an “irresistibly enchanting” fall wedding venue.
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Architectural Digest — August 2016
The magazine covers Wallcourt Hall’s restoration.
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Savoteur — July 2016
Rowland House is hailed as a hotel with “insta-worthy views.”
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Departures — June 2016
The Inns of Aurora are featured as “America’s Most Charming Inns.”
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Country Living June 2016
Aurora, New York is declared as “America’s Best-Kept Secret.”
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Condé Nast Traveler — May 2016
Condé Nast highlights our Director of Serenity’s offerings.
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Ruffled — May 2016
Rowland House is the stage for a dramatic, jewel-toned wedding shoot.
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Huffington Post — March 2016
The Inns of Aurora’s birding retreat is featured in Huffington Post Travel.
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AAA — March 2016
AAA honors the Inns of Aurora once again with its Four Diamond distinction.
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Redbook — February 2016
The Inns of Aurora is listed as an ideal Valentine’s Day destination.
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New York Upstate — January 2016
The Aurora Inn Dining Room is list among the Finger Lakes’ top ten most romantic restaurants.
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Travel Channel — December 2015
The Inns of Aurora is included as one of the country’s best spots for holiday décor.
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Shape — December 2015
The Inns of Aurora is touted as an ideal winter getaway destination.
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BRIDES — October 2015
The Inns of Aurora is highlighted as an ideal staycation honeymoon spot.
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Country Living — September 2015
The Inns of Aurora is listed as one of the country’s best places for leaf peeping.
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The New York Times — April 2015
The Inns of Aurora’s private wine blending package is featured.
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National Geographic — October 2014
The Inns of Aurora (and the Finger Lakes) are touted as “a leaf-peeping paradise.”
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Saveur Magazine — February 2014
The Inns of Aurora are featured in Room Service.
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Fodor’s Travel — August 2013
The Inns of Aurora are named “the most beautiful” lodging in the Finger Lakes.
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AAA Member Connection — Spring 2013
Aurora is touted as a gem of Cayuga County.
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Newsday — November 2012
The Inns of Aurora are listed as one of the coziest getaways in New York State.
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Travel + Leisure — June 2012
E.B. Morgan House makes the list of top college-owned hotels.
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The Fashion Spot — May 2012
Elizabeth Mitchell of The Fashion Spot lists the Inns of Aurora as one of the top 4 romantic summer destinations for couples—in the world.
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Frommer’s — May 2012
Aurora is listed among the most charming small towns in New York State.
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Style Me Pretty — October 2011
A beautiful example of a wedding with the Inns of Aurora, with photography by Clark+Walker Studio.
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The Baltimore Sun — September 2011
E.B. Morgan House is listed number nine in the Baltimore Sun’s list of 50 picture-perfect fall getaways.
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Travel + Leisure — February 2011
Travel + Leisure named E.B. Morgan House one of the world’s most romantic hotels.
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Today Show — February 2011
E.B. Morgan House was recently featured on the TODAY Show.
Watch the segment here.

BRIDES — March/April 2005
“The village of Aurora is the perfect setting for a weekend wedding.”

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle — February 6, 2005
Aurora “has the sophisticated intimacy of a quaint Vermont town.”

The Buffalo News — January 23, 2005
“Rooms are architecturally rich and graced with four-poster beds, duvet covers and antique furniture. Many have gorgeous lake views, fireplaces or balconies.”

The New York Times — October 12, 2004
“Guest rooms combine Old World comforts (fireplaces, Regency-style beds, balcony rockers) and real-world conveniences (flat-panel television, high-speed Internet).”

BRIDES — September 27, 2004
“The Inn is exceptionally well restored, beautifully decorated and staying there as a guest was a most gracious experience and of great comfort at the end of a full day’s work.”

Elmira Star-Gazette — September 21, 2004
“Aurora has an inn in the grand tradition and worthy of its distinguished heritage.”

New Haven Register — September 5, 2004
“A multimillion dollar facelift in the village of Aurora has polished this tiny Finger Lakes community into a shiny tourism jewel.”

Gannett News Service — February 12, 2004
“Aurora has a wealth of natural beauty, history and other diversions.”

Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin — February 6, 2004
The “Aurora Inn offers big luxury in a small town.”

Syracuse Post-Standard — November 7, 2003
“…a delightful setting that is as friendly and comfortable as it is elegant.”

Finger Lakes Times, Vacation Guide — May 2003
“Quiet comfort, impeccable service, exquisite décor and an enchanting waterfront setting…are the inn’s hallmarks.”