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

my wife and i took our honeymoon here, looking to get away from the busyness of where we are from. geneva on the lake was simply perfect. every member of staff that we interacted with was friendly and genuinely cared about us having the best experience possible. we opted for the whirlpool suite which had a stunning red jet tub which worked phenomenally given how cold the area was...See More

- John Dvorscak, Jr.

I recently had the pleasure of staying at this hotel once again, and I must say, my experience was nothing short of wonderful. It's always such a pleasure to return, and each stay has been consistently delightful. The room was a breath of fresh air, both literally and figuratively. It was spotless and the bed was incredibly comfortable, ensuring a good night's sleep every night. I particularly appreciated the...See More

- Riia Pulakka

I stayed here with my husband in early September 2023. The check in experience was outstanding. Jonathan (hope I remembered his name correctly) was wonderful. I really enjoyed the townhouse. I do prefer a king sized bed, and it was a double. Oh well. We did the buffet event under the white tent. The food was superb. I also enjoyed the pool. It was unheated but did not dissuade...See More

- Katherine H

I hosted a ladies high tea on a Saturday. I Iive locally, and didn’t realize what a gem we have here. I’ve been here over the past 30 years occasionally, but this tea was a high point. The food was amazing, the service impeccable and a bargain for what you get. It was so terrific, my family went back the next morning for brunch, which did not disappoint. The...See More

- mary brainard

I just spent four luxurious days at Geneva - on -the Lake with friends. The setting is superb! The food was divine! The accommodations are traditional and exceptionally comfortable. It’s a wonderful location for weddings; corporate retreats; reunions; romantic get-aways and friends trips. Leaf peeping, wine tastings, cultural locations, museums and outdoor sports-hiking, biking and sailing (during the summer) are all nearby!

- Marie 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