Picture this: You wake up to the sounds of birds and the soft movement of the water. You wake up when you want to, and there’s a full day of fun planned from hiking to wine tastings, or maybe you have no plans at all. It’s the luxury of choice! 

Choosing your home away from home is serious business, so we rounded up some lakefront lodging spots (two that are brand-new this year!) perfect for your Finger Lakes getaway!

Ontario County’s tourism industry is committed to the highest safety standards to protect the health and welfare of our guests, employees, and our community, while continuing to provide world-class hospitality. Social distancing, face-covering use, reduced occupancies, and other protocols are required by the state of New York.

The Lake House on Canandaigua

The Lake House on Canandaigua
This other new property on Canandaigua Lake was named one of, “…the most anticipated hotel openings of 2020” by Vogue! In addition to its impeccably designed hotel rooms, guests can also enjoy an outdoor pool, world-class wellness center and delicious, farm-fresh food at the onsite restaurant, Rose Tavern. The Lake House Spa by Soveral provides a restorative experience with the techniques of London-based Skin Specialist Alexandra Soveral. The Lake House is truly your Finger Lakes retreat! Groups, corporate retreats, special events and weddings can also all be hosted in The Barn, located right on Canandaigua Lake, for a memorable event. Locals and visitors alike are also enjoying the much-anticipated return of the beloved Sand Bar. 


Yes, we do indeed have a castle right here in the Finger Lakes! This resort has everything you need with three hotels, two restaurants, a spa/salon and an onsite wine and craft beverage tasting room. The magical views overlooking Seneca Lake are especially gorgeous for the early risers – you will want to take in this sunrise for sure! When staying at Belhurst, you will also have direct lake and dock access to truly make the most out of those lake views. Not to mention, this regal backdrop is the perfect setting for hosting any event – from a meeting to a retreat and especially weddings. Book your stay just in time for the return of Sangria Saturday at a new price - $6 Sangria all day long on Saturday!


1837 Cobblestone Cottage Bed & Breakfast
One taste of the delicious treats that Innkeeper Kathy serves her guests, and you’ll be booking your return visit on the spot! Guests at the Cobblestone Cottage can not only expect home baked treats and lakeside views, but the building is an original historic site listed on the “Underground Railroad” trail! Complete with a beautiful porch, Cobblestone Cottage is sure to be your sanctuary in the Finger Lakes.


Geneva On The Lake
This boutique hotel may be closer to Naples, New York than Naples, Italy, but this Italianate villa will be your oasis during your Finger Lakes getaway. Enjoy where modern conveniences meet historic charms as you wake up to a view over Seneca Lake. Its Summer Getaway Special for two will rejuvenate your spirits in the comfort and quiet hospitality of Geneva On The Lake’s gorgeous suites, 10 acres of beautiful gardens, secluded walks, and lakeside vistas. Did we mention the pool overlooking the lake as well?


Ramada Geneva Lakefront
Waking up to that gorgeous view and being walking distance from the Finger Lakes Welcome Center and Seneca Lake are just three reasons you should stay at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront! As a central hub to the entire Finger Lakes region, by staying at the Ramada, you are just a short drive away from all the must-see spots in the region. Did we mention you’re right in the middle of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail?

Hotel Canandaigua Rendering

Hotel Canandaigua, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Just one of the brand-new hotels coming soon to the northern shores of Canandaigua Lake, Hotel Canandaigua is bringing the world-class hospitality of a Hilton property combined with Finger Lakes flavor. You’ll be able to lounge poolside, enjoy tasty cuisine, look out over the lake, and reconnect with your loved ones. The onsite restaurant, Cove, is perfect for enjoying a contemporary American menu with locally sourced ingredients. Looking to bring your four-legged friend along for the journey? It has some pet-friendly rooms available! For those looking for a new meeting spot, Hotel Canandaigua is your place. The Grand Finger Lakes Ballroom overlooking Canandaigua Lake will allow you to host your upcoming meeting or event in style. Don’t forget to visit The Crow’s Nest, the seasonal outdoor bar, for some tasty cocktails! For the newly engaged couples out there, it is an ideal location for your big day as well. Hotel Canandaigua offers a personalized luxury experience and picturesque views, coupled with an immersive culinary experience to create a blissful recipe for your wedding. Coming in late 2022!

What lakeside locale are you going to pick for your next Finger Lakes getaway? Tag us @VisitFLX when you are here, so we can follow along in your adventures!