Geneva On The Lake Boutique Resort Hotel

Select Registry Member Since 2003

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Geneva On The Lake Boutique Resort Hotel

Select Registry Member Since 2003

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.

Things We Love


Take in the natural beauty at Geneva On The Lake while strolling the 10-acres overlooking Seneca Lake


Spend the evening on the lake, with a complimentary pontoon boat ride for guests

Live music entertains each evening and all through the year at Geneva On The Lake, except Christmas Day

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms Available
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Private Entrances - Some Rooms
  • Jetted Tubs - Some Rooms
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • Gardens & Natural Wonders
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination
  • Wine/Vineyard Destination

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Borrow a bike at Geneva On The Lake, and take a 1.5 mile leisurely ride to beautiful Seneca Lake State Park, then bike along a 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

See & Do


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

row of trees

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

woman with denim shirt and man with t-shirt drinking red wine during sunset. grapevine in Ticino.

Visit wineries along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail


Settle into luxurious comfort at Geneva On The Lake, a historic boutique resort hotel and restaurant in Geneva, New York, situated on 10 beautiful acres overlooking Seneca Lake in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country. A landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Geneva On The Lake’s charming past and long-time history as a AAA Four-Diamond Award Winner in hospitality are evident the moment you walk through the door.

Rich with history, filled with beauty and inspired by a family passion for hospitality, Geneva On The Lake was founded by Norbert H. Schickel Jr. in 1981 to be “an oasis, a little island of beauty, peace and friendliness in a busy world.” Truly a haven for visitors, the gorgeous Italianate villa offers 29 guest accommodations, all appointed with beautifully handcrafted Stickley furniture. A variety of suites and studios offer breathtaking views, wood-burning fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and cathedral ceilings. Find spacious comfort in the two-story townhouses situated 25 feet from the main villa, each featuring private furnished lakeside patios and two bedrooms, perfect for a reunion or family vacation.

At Geneva On The Lake, luxury and beauty are perfected in every accommodation, from the stunning architecture and thoughtful amenities to the warm hospitality that extends beyond the comfort of your room. Savor an exquisite three-course candlelight dinner at Lancellotti's, Geneva On the Lake's renowned restaurant, featuring live music, farm fresh local foods, and wine and spirits of the Finger Lakes. Stroll the restored formal gardens, dine on the patio in warmer weather, take a dip in the picturesque 70-foot swimming pool, or relax in Adirondack chairs with a spectacular view of Seneca Lake. Explore Geneva’s charming historic district by bike, visit nearby award-winning wineries, or walk the lakeside trails of Waterfront Park.

Geneva On The Lake offers a variety of seasonal getaway packages to sweeten your stay and inspire your adventure. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a family visit, a wedding celebration, business meeting or reunion, you are sure to find a perfect oasis of luxurious comfort and hospitality at Geneva On The Lake. Visit Geneva On The Lake for more information.


Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site, National Historic Registry

Food & Wine

The dining staff at Geneva On The Lake excels at everything from catering wedding receptions and company cocktail parties, to preparing feasts for family reunions, and special intimate dinners for two.

Lancellotti's, our renowned restaurant, features marble columns, 17th century side chairs, wall tapestries, Chinese vases that glow in the warmth of candlelight, live music, and a Terrace for dining outside with a lake view. Noted for its gourmet cuisine, the resort's outstanding chef brings a superb flavor, using farm fresh ingredients, homegrown herbs and local wines of the Finger Lakes.

Guests may enjoy a complimentary breakfast of fresh baked bread and local roasted coffee available “to go” in The Parlor, Monday through Sunday 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. A served a-la-carte breakfast may be purchased Monday through Saturday 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. and Sunday 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy Lunch on The Terrace, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. through September 5, 2020 (price not included).

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Available for additional charge

Breakfast Service: Continental

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Set Times

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Room Service

Rooms & Suites

Accommodations: Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 29

Beds: Double, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: DVD Blu-Ray Players, Music Library, Video Library

Safes: Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Dry Cleaning, Fireplace, Full Kitchen, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Service, Microwaves, Refrigerator, Telephones, Turndown Service, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wired, Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, 24 Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site, National Historic Registry

Location Type

Location Type: Small Town/Village, Waterfront, Waterview


Pet-Friendly: Limited

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

Geneva On The Lake is truly an oasis where you can step away from the busy world, and take time to rejuvenate your senses, focus your mind, inspire your ideas, and follow your heart.

Meet with colleagues for a business luncheon, invite partners for a corporate conference, or inspire ideas and connections with a retreat for your team. Gather with family for an unforgettable reunion. Relax with friends for some time away. Host your loved ones for an idyllic wedding in the historic gardens overlooking beautiful Seneca Lake.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 150-199

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events

Geneva On The Lake provides professional comfort for your business gatherings, featuring four beautiful conference suites filled with abundant natural light, high speed Business Class Wi-Fi, state of the art LCD projection, and world-class hospitality to ensure that your experience is a success. Ten acres, gorgeous gardens, lakeside vistas, lawn games, a 70-foot outdoor pool, kayaks, bonfires on the bluff, yoga classes, and nearby wineries provide excellent opportunities for team-building, outdoor break-out sessions, and fresh air to rejuvenate productivity. A special package is available for executive conferences, luncheons and meetings, offering a full range of amenities and services to accommodate your group, as well as a Conference Coordinator on hand to manage the details.

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Facilities: Indoor

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