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Book & Blanket Bed & Breakfast

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This cozy, country B&B in Jay, N.Y., is located just 10 miles from Whiteface Mountain and 17 miles from Lake Placid.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Every winter since 1995, my friend from Maine and I meet in the Adirondacks for an annual Ice Climbing trip. We choose to stay in Jay, NY at a Bed & Breakfast called the "Book and Blanket " hosted by a sweet couple, Fred and Cathy. You could curl up in one of the three guest
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My wife and I came to the Adirondacks for some XC skiing, and had a wonderful time. Our inviting room at the Book & Blanket had a Jack London literary theme, complete with photos and copies of his collected writings. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast and a warm chat with Fred
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I was very impressed with the service. Kathy and Fred are the best when it comes to accommodating your personal eating needs. They even offer Gluten-Free meals for those that prefer it. The location is ideal as well. It is nestled in Jay, NY about 25 minutes from Whiteface
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For me visiting from England, this was just what I wanted. I felt that I was experiencing the life of Jay, by staying in the ' Book and Blanket' as Fred and Kathy are so involved in their community. The Inn itself was comfortable and had a great atmosphere. The breakfasts
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I would like to say that I truly enjoyed staying here. Fred and Kathy were the most hospitable people that I have met since I have been up here in New York by way of Virginia. I was calling around trying to find a nice bed and breakfast for the weekend and no one else answered
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One Corner View of the Jane Austen Room
Bookcase in the Jane Austen Room
Day Bed in Jane Austen Room
View from Historic Jay Covered Bridge
Jane Austen Room, day bed
"'Jack London' room has a private bath -- the other two rooms share a LARGE handsome bath"
"For a private bath try the Jack London. For a little more floor space with a quaint feel to it then the Jane Austen is for you."
"Either room is fine. I stayed in the Jane Austen room though"
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