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Date November 17, 2009
Name Amy Martinez
Email cj_s_mom524@yahoo.com
Home Page
City Derby
State ny
Country erie
Comments Hey Rich, Thanks for the wonderful time we all had for my batchlorette weekend. Your the best. Sorry it took me sooo long to comment. We MISS YOU TONS. You are the best host !!!! Heather (Palamasano) says Hi too. Hope to be around soon. Enjoy the hills.




Date March 28, 2011
Name Andrea Grosskopf
Email andijo63@aol.com
Home Page
City Friendship
State NY
Country USA
Comments My husband & I are regular customers...love the Friday night fish fry...need more parking though...we had to turn around last Friday because there wasn't any place to park...




Date February 24, 2011
Name Apostle Dr. H.S. Gibson
Email seekingmyremnant@hotmail.com
Home Page www.seekingmyremnant.com
City Staten Island
State NY
Country United States
Comments I spent 3 wonderful days with a wonderful host, cook and I will never forget Rich's motto- Never trust a skinny cook..... The meals were fabulous the service excellent and I got the rest I needed. Planning a trip to bring a group up for a retreat and I know they too shall have an awesome time of rest and laughter




Date November 6, 2011
Name austin and laura bowen
Email sandwormcreature@gmail.com
Home Page
City buffalo
State ny
Country
Comments We would just like to extend our thanks for a fantastic time we had. The food was superior to anything we have had at a restaurant and the Gnome atmosphere is fantastic. We will be back and look forward to enjoying your company once again




Date March 31, 2008
Name Brian & Jeanette Troidl
Email esspressionsj@yahoo.Com
Home Page
City West valley
State Ny
Country Cattaragus
Comments We love this place,we usually are here in winter. We gave you the picture with Hilltop, made out of things from your woods. Thanks for all you do for us.




Date November 16, 2011
Name Charles & Robin Mantione
Email cmantione@procarpetinc.com
Home Page
City Rochester
State New York
Country USA
Comments Hi Rich, I just wanted to tell you what a wonderful time Robin and I had this past weekend. (11-12-11.) I didn't want it to end. You are most gracious host. What a precious gem you have at Hill Top and we are very thankful that you and Rhonda are willing to share this jewel with others. The environment that you maintain is outstanding, both the lodge and grounds are a special and rare find with something for everyone. We look forward to returning in February with the group of friends discussed with you. Till then, Keep the fireplace burning and we'll see you over February, Chuck & Robin Mantione




Date May 1, 2011
Name chris and carol schueckler
Email carolschueckler@yahoo.com
Home Page
City niagara falls
State new york
Country USA
Comments great time, great food. definitely will be back again




Date August 1, 2008
Name Christa Jones
Email deebub@hotmail.com
Home Page
City dunkirk
State ny
Country
Comments Hello Richard! We wanted to thank you for the wonderful time we had visiting in July! What a wonderful place to visit! Out of all our stops we enjoyed ourselves the most there.We felt and were treated more like family then anything.Thank you again for the cake your wife made for us!It was a pleasant surprise to celebrate us just getting married! You are a fabulous chef too,we can't say enough except you should have a recipe book out! We are definitely going to be visiting again as soon as we can and wanna try out the "honeymoon" room if it is finished by then




Date September 8, 2011
Name Cindy Pullano
Email cindynewyork@gmail.com
Home Page
City Rochester
State New York
Country US
Comments We just stayed at Hilltop Lodge and had a great time! Rich is a wonderful host and made us feel right at home. The rest of the staff was also gracious and friendly to me, my husband and my mother. The food was delicious and in abundant portions, to say the least, served in the redwood lodge filled with all kinds of intriguing items. During supper, it was hot out so we sat right by a large fan, and at breakfast it was cool, so we were served right by a warm fire in the fireplace. We want to stay again, especially in different seasons to see the changing beauty of the area the lodge is set in on top of the mountain.




Date July 2, 2010
Name Dale June
Email 4mrusss@gmail.cm
Home Page thebonitacompany.com
City Los Angeles
State California
Country USA
Comments Wow! If ever you are seeking a place for quiet, solitude, a place for reflection, communing with nature, or a setting for a seminar or retreat, maybe a simple "family getaway vacation"; a week end away from the stress, noise and "hubbub" of the city, this is it! The Bolivar Hilltop Lodge hidden away deep in the forest among the towering oak and maple trees and the whispering pines, located atop a 2,200 foot above sea level hill in the rural country area of Allegany County NY, owned and operated by a genuinely friendly Rich and Rhonda Fontana, is an idealic setting for those who seek and welcome clear country air and quiet solitude broken only by the sounds of bird song and the breeze rustling the dancing leaves and whispering trees. The main lodge, made of California redwood, is a return to yesteryear, furnished with antiques and memories of a long bygone era when the lodge and surrounding forest was an exclusive "playground" and meeting place for oil, lumber, and land barons and merchants of the '30's and '40's. In la




Date June 22, 2008
Name Donna - CEO HAHA SISTERHOOD
Email ladydonna@roadrunner.com
Home Page
City Hamburg
State NY
Country
Comments Our group just returned today from another great weekend at Hilltop in the Dusenbury. We had a blast as usual. This is a very unusual place and the experience will stay with you forever! We visit 2x year and always look forward to our get away! We met some great folks and had a lot of laughs. Rich is a fabulous cook and host, you will never go away hungry and the food is just great! Try it - I guarantee you will go back time and time again! Thanks Rich! See you soon.




Date December 31, 2011
Name Garry L Reynolds
Email garrylreynolds@rocketmail.com
Home Page
City Friendship
State NY
Country Allegany
Comments Have enjoyed our trips to the Hilltop. A wonderful salad bar and the entree's are always very tasty. And like the TYV show "The Price is Right"!




Date January 6, 2013
Name George & Carol Stahl
Email stahlsinrush@rochester.rr.com
Home Page stahlsinrush@rochester.rr.com
City Rush
State New York
Country U.S.A.
Comments We have been there many times and have always found Richard gracious and accomodating. Highly recommended and best value by far.




Date December 17, 2011
Name Ginny & Greg Sawyer
Email gmcowgirl0401@yahoo.com
Home Page
City Depew
State NY
Country USA
Comments We spent last night at the Hilltop Lodge and had a Wonderful Experience :) The Fontanas were the kindest hosts imaginable and the food was very, very delicious! Homecooking at its BEST! If you can't spend the night, at least do yourself a favor and take a ride up to the Hilltop and enjoy an excellent dinner!




Date April 30, 2012
Name Heather Palmasano
Email mahoneybunny99@yahoo.com
Home Page
City Middleport
State NY
Country us
Comments The Hilltop is THE most peaceful,relaxing place I have EVER been and I have been alotta places!My husband and I came to the hilltop for our third wedding anniversary and have been back EVERY SINGLE anniversary since!(except for the 15th anniversary)the home cooked food is one of the most awesome things about this place,but really,my husband and I love RICH the most!You have a special place in my and Trevors hearts,Rich and thats the best gift of all!People!Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to a weekend(or more!) See u soon Rich!!




Date November 25, 2007
Name Jane
Email gand1347@aol.com
Home Page
City West Seneca
State NY
Country USA
Comments We have been blessed for 7 years with Rich's amazing gifts of hospitality, friendship and amazing meals and treats. The Hilltop is a sanctuary nestled in the wooded beauty of the foothills of the Allegheny's. We meet wonderful new people, as well as renew relationships with good friends over the years. Thanks to RICH, we always feel welcomed,refreshed and filled with appreciation for the beauty in life with each trip. Bring your cross country skiis!




Date September 2, 2012
Name jane andrews
Email janeandrews33@yahoo.com
Home Page
City west seneca
State ny
Country us
Comments Mill Hilltop very much! It's way too long since I have enjoyed your amazing hospitality and cooking too! I pray you are all well and please leave a cabin open for me soon.. Love jane




Date March 7, 2011
Name Janice Steiner
Email jlsolean@aol.com
Home Page
City Olean
State NY
Country Catt
Comments Great Place !! Quit , Affordable , Friendly !!




Date August 7, 2007
Name Jess and Diane
Email Diacow@verizon.net
Home Page
City Cheektowaga
State N.Y.
Country Erie
Comments We love this place it is home away from home.We are there most of the summer and little at fall and winter.We get to see all kinds of birds and other animals.We also saw a black bear a couple of weeks ago.It is a great place to relax and enjoy nature.Rich also is a great cook and great guy tp know...........




Date December 31, 2007
Name Jess and Diane
Email Diacow@verizon.net
Home Page
City Cheektowaga
State N.Y.
Country Erie
Comments A great place to come to.You feel like you are in another world.I am so relaxed the monent I get there.Rich is a great cook too...




Date January 28, 2012
Name Jim Foster
Email lilydale47@aol.com
Home Page
City Hamburg
State NY
Country Erie
Comments Had a great fish fry,with excellent table service,in a cozy place with a nice warm fire along great dinner guests. The host, Richie Fontanna took time from his busy schedule to talk and explain the history of this historic building which I enjoyed. I will be recommending to my son that he stop for dinner as we will return.




Date October 27, 2010
Name Joanne Gilman
Email jgilman55@hotmail.com
Home Page
City North Tonawanda
State NY
Country USA
Comments We had a great time last weekend. Food was excellent; staff was very accommodating. Can't wait to go glamping again!




Date February 7, 2015
Name Judie Glaser
Email jmgregs@aol.com
Home Page
City Niagara Falls
State NY
Country USA
Comments I am sorry to see glamping is gone. My husband and I wonderful stays there. Thanks for the hospitality. Best,




Date July 1, 2012
Name Judy Mumford
Email stella814@windstream.net
Home Page
City Guys Mills
State PA
Country USA
Comments Thank you for a lovely time. The setting was beautiful and the food- amazing! Sitting in by the fire was so restful and relaxing. All of the people are so friendly and Rich gave a wonderful talk about the history of the place.




Date September 20, 2012
Name Ken Rusin
Email sarge319@roadrunner.com
Home Page
City Clarence
State NY
Country USA
Comments I have stayed at your camp a few times and have had a great time each trip.