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  • Exterior
  • Living Room
  • Dinning room set
  • Porch view of campus
  • Elisabeth
  • Elisabeth
  • Elisabeth

Welcome to the Brackett House B&B

Brackett House was built in 1862 and has been part of Cornell College since 1952. The house accommodations include four rooms that vary from double occupancy to a two-bedroom suite that sleeps six. Just steps from campus and within easy walking distance of downtown Mount Vernon, Brackett House is nestled in a historic Mount Vernon neighborhood.


  • 3 sleeping rooms with private porches
  • 1 two-bedroom suite with sitting room
  • En suite baths with showers
  • Pillow-top queen size beds
  • Room-level temperature control
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Guest parking lot
  • Continental Breakfast served in the dining room from 7 - 8 a.m. or a grab-and-go breakfast option is available upon request.
  • Check-in 3 p.m., Check-out 11 a.m.

Host your event here

If you are planning a special event on campus or have a large group coming to Mount Vernon you can reserve the whole house for your party. Catering is available through Bon Appétit, the college food service vendor, for events from anniversary dinners to your family holiday celebration. To check availability and make arrangements, please contact the innkeepers to discuss your needs.