Just a half-hour drive from Buffalo, New York, you will come upon a lovely inn nestled in a pastoral setting in Eden, New York. This comfortable getaway will enchant you from the moment you cross its threshold.
Marienthal is the former rectory of an 1858 country church previously known as St. Mary’s. Each of the four bedrooms has a platform bed constructed from the wood of the old church pews. Each bedroom also has its own personality and décor to match your own taste plus a private bath.
A full breakfast is served each morning from 8 to 9 before you begin your day. The surrounding area has so many activities to choose from – you will not be bored. In addition, Marienthal offers workshops in painting, drawing, sculpture and pottery, as well as scrapbooking, wellness weekends and corporate retreats.
A fun thing to do is to book a horse drawn carriage or sleigh ride right out of Marienthal. It is an enjoyable way to view the beautiful surrounding countryside. Complimentary bicycles are also provided if you choose to explore the creek trails and country roads in the area.
The McKinley Mall is just a few miles away if you feel the urge to shop. If you like to patronize the slot machines, the Hamburg Casino has just built an entirely new building on the grounds of the Hamburg Fairgrounds, again just minutes away.
If you have never seen Niagara Falls and you feel adventurous, it is less than an hour away from Eden. The staff at Marienthal will provide easy directions for you. Chestnut Ridge Park nearby has free tennis courts if that is your liking.
You might want to visit the Original Kazoo Factory located right in Eden, NY. This family operated factory was established in 1916 and is now the only metal kazoo factory in North America.
Kissing Bridge Ski Resort is just 20 minutes away if you are a ski enthusiast and it is the right time of year.
Then again, you may desire a peaceful getaway with nothing to do. Marienthal and its peaceful setting will feed your soul and refresh you before you head for home with its cares and responsibilities.
Marienthal has varied accommodations at The Artisan Inn and the Brick House. The ArtChurch is currently being remodeled to host the various workshops throughout the year.
Prices range from $89 to $160 per night. Marienthal’s address is 5107 Langford Road, Eden, New York 14057, one half-hour south of Buffalo. You may call toll free at 1- 888-9-Artsinn or local 716-337.0160.