Ogdensburg’s Sherman Inn named ‘Travelers’ Choice’ winner by TripAdvisor
OGDENSBURG — Ogdensburg’s Sherman Inn has gained some notoriety after being named Travelers’ Choice award winner as one of North America’s top bed and breakfasts by TripAdvisor.com.
The Sherman Inn is a 120-year-old former elementary school that was turned into a small Bed and Breakfast in Ogdensburg in New York State’s North Country on the U.S. - Canadian border, less than an hour from Ottawa, Canada’s capital. The Inn celebrates Ogdensburg’s history with each Presidential Suite telling the story of the U.S. Presidents who visited the community over the past 200 years.It was purchased and is now operated by Donna and James Reagen of Ogdensburg.
“I would like to thank the hundreds and hundreds of guests who have stayed with us over the past year who took the time to write the reviews that made this award possible,” said Donna Reagen, co-owner of the Sherman Inn. “Over the past year, we’ve met a lot of wonderful people who have paid us the highest compliment during their stay - they’ve told us we made them feel like they are part of our family. As Innkeepers, there is no higher compliment.”
“When Donna and I purchased the Sherman Inn, our goal was to preserve a unique and historic landmark while continuing to offer a great lodging place in the heart of Ogdensburg,” said James E. Reagen, co-owner of the Sherman Inn. “I attended kindergarten in this building many years ago. So it’s a terrific honor to be recognized for preserving an important part of our region’s history.”
“This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, the Sherman Inn stood out by continuously delighting travelers,” a statement from Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor said.
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