Geneva On The Lake

Boutique Resort, Restaurant and Historic Gardens in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. 


Boutique Resort, Restaurant and Historic Gardens in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. 

Geneva exterior
Geneva outdoor dining
Geneva garden

The Basics


Year-round, experience the resort's extraordinary hospitality, delicious cuisine, and impeccable service amidst the historic charm of Geneva, NY. A landmark on the National Register of Historic Places, the Italianate villa sits on 10 beautiful acres on the shores of Seneca Lake – the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. It is "an oasis, a little island of beauty, peace, and friendliness in a busy world." Culture abounds with art and music, famous museums, and endless natural beauty.

At a Glance

  • Swimming Pool
  • Pub/Tavern/Bar
  • Weddings/Events
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Water Views
  • Meetings/Retreats
  • Culinary Experiences
  • Standard EV Charger

In the Know

  • Borrow a bike and take a 1.5 mile ride to beautiful Seneca Lake State Park, then explore the flat 2-mile shoreline trail

  • Ice skate at Geneva's Recreation Complex in winter, and tour Geneva's Rose Hill Mansion in summer

  • Take a walking tour of Geneva's Heritage Trail or a driving tour of Geneva's rich architectural history

  • Walk to Seneca Lake State Park

Stay for the Story

Housed in a charming historic building, this inn showcases a rich heritage that dates back to the early 20th century. The culinary delights at the renowned restaurant tantalize the taste buds, with a menu that showcases local ingredients & flavors.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Try our renowed restaurant Lancellotti's at Geneva On The Lake
Enjoy Finger Lakes dining experience inspired by farmhouse cooking at Kindred Fare
Try a craft brewed beer at Ardennes Brewery

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Visit downtown Geneva, and stroll the shops on historic Linden Street

Visit Red Jacket Orchards -- apple orchard, juicery and farm store on the outskirts of town. Family-owned and grown since 1958

Visit wineries along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Guest Reviews

We had a most enjoyable stay at Geneva on the Lake! This elegant Italianate villa built in the early 1900s is beautifully situated on Seneca Lake (the Classic Suite had breathtaking views over an elegant balustrade). While it’s an older property that is continuing to up the quality of the interior design, the rooms and public spaces are attractively furnished (sumptuous bedding), nicely appointed and maintained. The dining area...See More

- Cynthia King

Staff was amazing. Grounds are really cool. Rooms are a bit dated but apparently a lot is getting renovated so I’m optimistic. The restaurant is lacking though. Great menu and presentation but the flavors aren’t there. A bit over seasoned dinner. Brunch was not worth it at all. Bar scene is really great, would go just for that. Nina helped us out so much and she made our stay...See More

- Chandrapaul Kurt Latchman

I had recently Dj a wedding here. Staff was perfection!! It's absolutely one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. It would be more than 5 stars in my book!! GREAT JOB Geneva on the lake !!

- Tommy Deredita

Nice but dated rooms. The bathroom faucets and knobs are really cheap. It is only a 5 minute drive to downtown Geneva. The grounds are very well maintained and manicured. The restaurant served very heavy and salty food even in the middle of summer.

- Adam S.

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 29

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker/Service, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Antique Furnishings

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Yes

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Room Service, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wired, Wireless

Front Desk/Security: 24 Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Restaurant On Site, Swimming Pool, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal Luncheons, Elopements, Baby Showers

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Small Town/Village, Waterfront, Waterview