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Rochester, New York
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78 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at The Inn the 1st weekend of 12/2016 and loved the place itself. Clean, up dated, thick sound resistant walls and floors. Great seating areas in and out of the room. We had a beverage at their pub and the bar keep was great. We went to check out their restaurant and the folks there were welcoming and... More 

Thank Michael W
Binghamton, New York
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Christkindl Festival in Canandaigua and stayed at the Inn on the Lake. We have stayed here before and that is why we chose this hotel. The location is so convenient to the downtown area, the rooms are clean and comfortable, and the New York State Wine and Culinary Center is just a walk... More 

Thank Teri H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Florida, I chose upstate NY as the place to celebrate my 50th in October. There were 10 friends and family that joined. The location was PERFECT! Everything is close by. We chose morning walks on the lake, a wine tour (Crush Tours) for the big day, dinner in town, lunch on property, the Lady Canandaigua boat ride, and... More 

Thank Caroline S
Albany, New York
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are standard rooms but the lobby area, setting of hotel, bar, and restaurant are very nice. Staff was helpful and accommodating. Easy walk the NYS Wine and Culinary Center. Enjoyed appetizers at the bar and they were all tasty. We enjoyed our drinks and the setting of the bar, including the service. We have stayed at this location a... More 

Thank brucewillisskypee
Hillsborough, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely setting. Very close to Canandaigua Lake. Walking distance to nice restaurant and New York Wine and Culinary Center, Definitely a great location during October for the fall colors. Seemed like a great place for a wedding or other event.

Thank SUKU57
Tequesta, Florida
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7 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Outstanding site superb planning and support by Elyse Lightfoote and her staff. Food service and food quality was very good. The setting under the tent lakeside was perfect. I cannot say enough about the whole experience

Thank Bill R
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Great spot near the lake and the views were close and beautiful. Rooms were spacious and clean. Lots of useful amenities such as microwave, and pools. Restaurant and hotel decks and patios were great for outside drinks and relaxing in front of the lake.

Thank Donna A
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180 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stay. The rooms were clean. The beds were soo comfortable including the pillows. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly at the front desk as well as in the restaurant and bar. My neices wedding took place outside on the lawn overlooking the lake and it was perfect. There were multiple weddings/functions going on over... More 

Thank Kristen R
Adelaide, Australia
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294 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a couple of nights on our way across the states, on arrival we we given a lake view room but changed to a suite as we wanted a king bed and it was the best sleep we've had in 2 weeks. We took the package which included Brekky and cocktails - excellent choice. The rooms although a little... More 

Thank Chillimudcrab
Dundas, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a beautiful location for a hotel. It is unfortunate that they have erected a tent for functions that partially blocks the view of the lake. The staff is friendly and very accommodating since we had to move twice, once because we were put in the section of the hotel that used to allow smoking (they do not now)... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Sand Bar
The Sand Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn on the Lake has distinguished itself as a unique year-round getaway for business events and personal relaxation. Nestled on the shore of Canandaigua Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, The Inn on the Lake combines traditional warmth and elegance with modern-day conveniences unlike typical Canandaigua Hotels. The Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua, New York, features a wide range of indoor and outdoor event space and packages to suit New York wedding events ranging in size from 25 - 250 guest. Canandaigua is a Seneca Indian word meaning "The Chosen Spot." When you see the breathtaking beauty of Canandaigua Lake you will know why so many brides and grooms choose The Inn on the Lake to begin their lives together. As a guest of The Inn on the Lake, you will find yourself in the center of an incredible range of unique attractions. Our staff will guide you to the activities of your choice - whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, wine aficionado, history buff, shopper or arts and crafts lover. At the end of each day, join us for terrific dining at The Shore, our dining room, or lakeside at the Sand Bar Lounge. Watch the sun set over the lake, sample our world-class wine, and plan your next adventure at The Inn on the Lake Resort & Conference Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on the Lake

Address: 770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2296
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Canandaigua
Price Range: ₹ 6,750 - ₹ 10,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn on the Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 134
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The Inn On The Lake Hotel Canandaigua
Hotel On The Lake
Lake Canandaigua
On The Lake Canandaigua
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“I always ask for top floor rooms to avoid hearing people run around above me.”
 of 5 bubbles 294MichaelW294, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It is worth booking a lake view room.”
 of 5 bubbles TeriH174, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The junior suite has a kitchen and a Jacuzzi tub. Also on the corner and bit more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 816carolines, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“lakefront room”
 of 5 bubbles 823billr, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles donnaaZ9435DA, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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