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Wallcourt Hall

BUILT IN 1909, RESTORED IN 2016

Wallcourt Hall was built in the heart of Aurora in 1909 for Miss Goldsmith’s School for Girls, a well-respected preparatory school. It later served as a dormitory for Wells College, and, for a brief time, as a studio for MacKenzie-Childs, maker of distinctive and whimsical tableware and home décor.

Today, this boutique hotel in Finger Lakes welcomes guests with striking modern style. Its 16 guestrooms offer designer details, with custom furniture, Italian fabrics, and exceptional modern art.

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Wallcourt Hall is best enjoyed in the company of other adults.
Please note that we do not accommodate children under the age of 14.

Wallcourt Hall Guestrooms

 

 



Wallcourt Hall Highlights

  • Spacious parlor with fireplace and games
  • Butler’s pantry
  • Elevator access
  • Charming lawn with firepit
  • Porch with comfortable rocking chairs
  • Complimentary glass of wine each afternoon
  • Morning coffee & homemade granola bars
  • Access to resort activities & events
  • Complimentary parking
  • Dedicated, on-site innkeeper
  • Hi-speed wireless Internet access
  • In-room safe, ironing board, blow dryer
  • Bedside charging stations
  • Flat-screen televisions
  • Spa-quality bath products
  • Down duvets & pillows; Frette linens
  • In-room bottled water
  • Plush robes

Wallcourt Hall Deluxe
Wallcourt Hall Deluxe
Wallcourt Hall Deluxe

Wallcourt Hall Deluxe

Appointed with luxurious king-size beds—outfitted in fine Frette linen—writer’s desks, and lounge chairs, these village view rooms seamlessly blend style and comfort. Each room features a bath with a walk-in shower, plush robes, spa-quality bath products from William Roam, and playful, hand-painted Dalmatian dot walls.

Designer finishes and original, modern art complement the high-tech amenities in these rooms—including high-speed wireless internet, bedside charging ports, and a flat-screen television.

Your stay at Wallcourt Hall includes a glass of wine each afternoon; each morning, enjoy locally-roasted, organic coffee, homemade granola bars, locally-made yogurt, and fruit. For added convenience, each room is outfitted with a minifridge and complimentary bottled water.

As a guest of the Inns of Aurora, you have access to a wide range of activities and amenities, from yoga classes to our fleet of bicycles and kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards and more.

deluxe room highlights

  • 270 sq. ft.
  • King bed
  • Village view
  • Playful bath
  • Complimentary glass of wine
  • Continental breakfast
  • Complimentary WiFi

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    Wallcourt Hall Deluxe Queen
    Wallcourt Hall Deluxe Queen
    Wallcourt Hall Deluxe Queen
    Wallcourt Hall Deluxe Queen

    Wallcourt Hall Deluxe Queen

    These stylish rooms each offer one queen-size bed—outfitted in fine Frette linens—along with a comfortable lounge chair, a writer’s desk, and charming views of the village. Each room features a bath with a walk-in shower, plush robes, spa-quality bath products from William Roam, and playful, hand-painted Dalmatian dot walls.

    Designer finishes and original, modern art complement the high-tech amenities in these rooms—including high-speed wireless internet, bedside charging ports, and a flat-screen television.

    Your stay at Wallcourt Hall includes a glass of wine each afternoon; each morning, enjoy locally-roasted, organic coffee, homemade granola bars, locally-made yogurt, and fruit. For added convenience, each room is outfitted with a minifridge and complimentary bottled water.

    As a guest of the Inns of Aurora, you have access to a wide range of activities and amenities, from yoga classes to our fleet of bicycles and kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards and more.

    deluxe Queen highlights

    • 260 sq. ft.
    • Queen bed
    • Village view
    • Playful bath
    • Complimentary glass of wine
    • Continental breakfast
    • Complimentary WiFi

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      History of Wallcourt Hall

      Wallcourt Hall in Aurora, New York was built in 1909 as a dormitory for Miss Goldsmith’s School for Girls, a well-respected preparatory school run by Anna Goldsmith Taylor, an 1884 graduate of Wells College. Founded by Sarah Yawger in 1895, the school had its home in what is now called Taylor House, across the street from the Aurora Inn. Under Anna’s stewardship, the school thrived and soon needed additional housing. For this purpose she built Wallcourt Hall (whose name comes from the brick-walled vineyard that originally stood in its place) next to Taylor House.

       

       

      After Anna’s death in 1921, her sister Miss Kate Goldsmith ran the school until 1928, when the school was closed and Anna’s stepson Myron gifted both Taylor House and Wallcourt Hall to Wells College. Wallcourt Hall served as a dormitory for Wells College students until 1974, and, for a brief time, as a studio for MacKenzie-Childs, maker of distinctive and whimsical tableware and home décor.

      By 2014, Wallcourt Hall had been abandoned and vacant for several decades, slowly slipping back into nature’s grasp. After an extensive restoration and renovation, Wallcourt Hall reopened in 2016 as the fourth of the Inns of Aurora — ready for another century of guests.