History of the Welch House
It was purchased by Bernard & Esther Welch in 1950 and has remained in the family since. The names of the rooms reflect the Welch family’s Irish Heritage! Hospitality is of the utmost importance to the Irish, yet keeping your ability for privacy!
Earlier by Prior Request
Farm fresh eggs and bacon, fresh fruit, cereals and locally made yogurt, breads and sticky buns are served daily. Keurig / Green Mountain Coffee and assorted teas are also available.
Full breakfast, Keurig coffee in each room, air conditioning and ceiling fans. Electric fireplaces, WiFi and house computer, bath amenities and hair driers, TV, refrigerator, desk, full closet clock radio. Comfortable memory foam beds, clothes steamer.
Convenient check-in, Smoke-free and fabulous breakfasts.
We are located 5 miles from Route 90 Exit 32 Westmoreland and just a short 1/2 mile walk to Hamilton College. We are only 25 minutes from Colgate University and the perfect spot for those visiting the colleges.
We are right in the Village of Clinton and village restaurants and shopping are a short walk.
|O’Brien||1 Queen||$129 – $139 (First Floor)|
|Fitzgerald||1 Queen||$129 – $139|
|Murphy||2 Queen||$149 – $159|
|Sunday – Thursday||(5 nights)||$500*||* Excludes Murphy & Kennedy Rooms|
|Weekly Rates||(7 nights)||$720*||* Excludes Holiday Weeks & Special Event Weekends|
Please add to rates: 8.75% NYS Tax and 5% Hotel Tax
A one night deposit is required to confirm your reservation
NOTE: There is a premium charge of $50 per night per room above base rates for Hamilton College Event Weekends including Graduation, Parent’s Weekend and Alumni Weekend.
Bacon and Local Items
The Welch House COVID-19 Modifications
We continue to offer our beautiful Inn for lodging. The health and safety of our guests and staff is of the utmost priority at The Welch House. We have implemented guidelines from the CDC and NYS Department of Health to assure safety for everyone. I use to be an Operating Room Nurse. Infection Control was my passion. I promise to do everything to make your stay as safe as possible. If anything concerns you, please let me know! We have redesigned our inn with modifications to ensure social distancing.
- Please enter the FRONT DOOR. Your envelope with the key will be on the table as you enter. The Entry Code will be provided to you before your arrival.
- A NO-TOUCH FOREHEAD THERMOMETER is used for the temperature of employees and guests.
- Apply a plastic bag to the handle and write guest temperatures in a notebook!
- MASKS must be worn in all areas EXCEPT YOUR ROOM & PRIVATE DINING ROOM & (provided for EACH room ) & OUTSIDE PRIVATE TABLE. A 6’ Safe Distancing Policy is in effect outside and in house.
- BREAKFAST will be served in YOUR OWN PRIVATE DINING ROOM. (Dining Room or Living Room or Kitchen or Kitchen Sitting area & Front Porch & Backyard tables. WEATHER PERMITTING WE COULD HAVE BREAKFAST OUTSIDE ON THE GRILL !! Each Guest Room may also use one of the 6 Outside Tables.
- EXTRA TOWELS in your closet are covered with a Clear plastic bag. Our housekeeper will not be entering your room during your stay.
- There is NO refrigerator access in the kitchen available.
We have INCREASED our DEEP CLEANING AND DISINFECTION schedules. We use an activated oxygen machine to disinfect the entire house. The inn will be closed for a minimum of 2-3 hours for this. The disinfecting agent returns to Oxygen! NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN THE HOUSE DURING THIS PROCESS. We will try to work around our guests’ schedule. It will usually be between the hours of 11am-2pm. Earlier if checkouts permit it.
- Your KEYS have been sanitized using a UV Light Case.
- Door KNOBS & TV REMOTES have been sanitized.
- Mandatory Staff Masks when working with Food & Guests
- Staff Routinely Wash Hands
- Regularly Sanitized High Traffic Area
- Regular Temps For Staff & Guests
- Hand Sanitizer available for Staff & Guests
- Contactless Checkin & CheckOut.
- Linens Disinfected Between Guests.
- Ozonator (hyper oxygenated gas is used to completely kill any bacteria and viruses, after guest checkout. The gas returns to just oxygen!
NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN THE HOUSE DURING THIS PROCESS.
Full refund is given for cancellations 7 days or more prior to arrival day. Special Events required longer notice (eg Parents Weekend & Graduation & Alumni Weekend & Trustees Weekend) by prior arrangement.
Payment is due in full 7 days prior to arrival.
Payment is due in full ,by prior arrangement , for Special Event Weekends.
Children must be at least 5 years old.
RESERVATIONS ON HAMILTON COLLEGE GRADUATION WEEKEND
- A minimum of 3 nights is required
Balance is due by prior arrangement
ADA Website Compliance
The Welch Irish house/structures were built prior to ADA requirements and are grandfathered into the city ordinance. We are not wheelchair accessible or physically ADA compliant. Our goal is to provide a wonderful experience in the desirable location of Clinton, NY. We have built our site with ADA compliance in mind and have utilized available tools such as achecker.ca and Google Chrome’s ADA compatibility diagnostic tools. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If you have difficulty navigating our website or booking a room at our inn, we ask you to contact us via telephone or email and our helpful staff will be happy to assist you.
Clinton, NY 13323
Owners: Judy Welch
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Hall of Fame
Antique & Irish Welch House Bed and Breakfast is a short 1/2 mile walk to Hamilton College. Whether you are in town to tour the college, visit your child, attend parents weekend or the Graduation Ceremony, we offer you the perfect accommodations and location to stay while in town.
Our inn is just a short walk to the Village Green (Center) with access to an assortment of Restaurants and Shopping.
Call for special offers and book early! We fill up fast.
- Fall Coming and Family Weekend for Alumni and families
- Visits and Tours of the Campus
- Alumni Meetings and Events
- Sporting Events
Antique & Irish Welch House Bed and Breakfast is just 25 minutes from Colgate University. Our inn is just 5 miles off of Route 90 for easy access. Whether you are in town to tour the college, visit your child, attend parents weekend or the Graduation Festivities, we offer you the perfect accommodations and location to stay while in town.
Our inn is just a short walk to the Village of Clinton and access to an assortment of Restaurants and Shopping.
Call for special offers and book early! We fill up fast.
- Family Weekend
- Athletic Events
- Alumni Events
Things to Do
Alteris Italian American
Open Tuesday – Saturday
- 7 College St
Open Tuesday – Saturday (Lunch & Dinner)
- 9 W Park Row
Clinton Ale House
Lunch & Dinner, Closed Tuesday’s
- Hannaford Shopping Plaza
43 Meadow St, Clinton
Adirondack Sports Bar & Restaurant Lunch and dinner
- 7362 E. Main St Westmoreland
(If you get off Rt 90 @ Exit 32 take a quick right onto Cider St & a quick left onto 233 S. Turn left on East Main Street. Drive about1/4 mike on right
Skenandoa Golf Club Clinton
Open Tuesday & Wednesday 11-8
- 7105 Norton Ave. (@ the end of Campus Road)
Herron Creek Golf Course
Golf Season (Lunch & Dinner)
- 151 Kirkland Ave, Clinton
Clinton Wine & Spirits (Liquor Store)
Open till 9 pm
- 43 Meadow Street, Clinton
Hannaford Shopping Plaza
The Spaghetti Kettle
Open on Sundays
- 7756. Rt 5 Clinton
(attached to Spaghetti Kettle)
- Rt 5
THE SOUP BOWL
- 12 E Park Row
Tony’s Pizzeria & Deli
- 41 College St
- Meadow St
- 32 College Street
- 1 College Street
- 19 College Street
No.6 park Row & No.6 Cigar Company
- 6 West Park Row
- 10 West Park Row
Tom’s Natural Foods
- 16 College Street