The Lake House on Canandaigua
Opening summer 2020 — Venture north to New York's Finger Lakes region, where dense forests and rich farmland encircle gorgeous Lake Canandaigua, the setting for The Lake House on Canandaigua. Take a break from the fast pace of the everyday for a slow visit to this premiere wellness and outdoor destination. From the moment you check in at the traditional-modern main lodge, with architectural touches reminiscent of old New England and the Great Camps of the Adirondacks, you can:
- Unwind in masterfully designed rooms in a variety of buildings throughout the resort grounds
- Sample locally sourced produce and meats in delicious dishes crafted in the Rose Tavern
- Pamper yourself with a holistic and organic skincare treatment at the Spa by Alexandra Soveral
- Soak away any tension in the outdoor hot tub before swimming a few laps at the pool
- Immerse yourself in wellness and the outdoors with yoga classes, wakeboarding, and cooking classes
Treat yourself to a quintessential all-season upstate New York Getaway. From skiing, snow shoeing, and ice fishing activities in winter to leaf peeping and hiking in the fall to watersports and lakeside lounging in summer and year-round fitness classes, The Lake House on Canandaigua's activities will satisfy everyone from the intrepid outdoorsman to the yogi-in-training. You can also feel good about your carbon footprint when staying here, since it runs entirely on geothermal power and is rigorous in its desire to keep its plastic usage to a minimum — all in an effort to maintain the stunning natural surroundings in as pristine shape as possible.
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The Lake House on Canandaigua's 125 guest rooms offer enough variety to suit every type of traveler. From solo trekkers seeking solitude to multi-generation families wanting adjoining rooms or suites, the resort provides everything from a town view standard room all the way to a lake view King Suite featuring a king bed, twin day bed, balcony, soaking tub, a fireplace, and exceptional views.
All rooms feature the design-forward modern décor and furniture of brought together by noted New York design firms Studio Tack and The Brooklyn Home Company. Rooms are bright and airy, allowing you to breathe easy, rest better, and wake feeling refreshed in sumptuous beds — some are even four-posters. Wide-plank wood floors will make you feel at home in this semi-rustic setting with touches of New England found in the brass accents and fixtures in the spare, white-tiled bathrooms that feature luxury amenities. Folding camp benches and chairs add a touch of old Adirondack style, while modern light fixtures, free-standing tubs, and high-tech accessories firmly ground you in the modern world.
If you're seeking a destination wedding, you'll love the in-house wedding planning services, ability to purchase room blocks, and the variety of event venues including a rustic wood-beamed barn space. To top it off, you'll fall head over heels for the Bridal Suite with dressing room, hair and makeup area, sitting area with fireplace, outdoor patio, and special area for the bride to admire her gown surrounded by five full-length mirrors. Likewise, guests arranging group events like family reunions or business-oriented seminars or conferences have a variety of conference rooms with state-of-the-art presentation tech to choose from.
Inspired by this family-owned hotel's first family product from their artisan winery, the Richards Wild Irish Rose wine from 1954, the hotel's flagship restaurant is the Rose Tavern, where high-contrast white walls and dark woodwork reflect a modern, yet old New England, feel. Brass accents, pendant lights, and wood floors combined with cozy booths, French doors, and louvered shutters make for an unforgettable atmosphere. The hotel's other restaurant, The Sand Bar, is seasonal and serves up casual food in a timber-beamed, open-air building with sturdy columns, a long dark bar, banquettes, and stone floors reflective of the granite mountains found not too far away.
Rose Tavern – Serves locally sourced modern and traditional dishes, including wood-fired cuisine from an open hearth.
Sand Bar (Seasonal) – Set with wide-open views of the lake, head to Sand Bar for summer dishes, light bites, cocktails, and a relaxing, summertime setting.
Wellness and activity are first and foremost at The Lake House on Canandaigua. Indulge yourself with luxurious all –natural facial nourishment at the Spa by Alexandra Soveral, where years of research in raw ingredients and their benefit on human health are used in treatments such as facials and boutique cosmetics, along with other holistic enhancements such as aromatherapy. Treat your body like the temple it is during a variety of fitness classes such as hot yoga, letterboxing, Pilates, and heated vinyasa. Nourish your spirit with animal spirit readings, honoring the local Seneca peoples' place in the area's cultural history.
For the outdoorsmen and women, watersports such as kayaking, canoeing, wakeboarding, sailboarding, and stand-up paddleboarding are all available at the hotel's private dock or nearby marina.
Epicureans will love the cooking classes, local craft beverage scene with regional wines and beer tastings at the nearby @New York Kitchen, and dining at Rose Tavern.
Other local and regional activities include:
- Kershaw Park and beach
- The Canandaigua Lady classic paddle steamer
- Breweries and cideries
- Ganondagan State Historic Site
- Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
- Hiking, biking, skiing, and more
The Lake House on Canandaigua
Set among the 11 long, narrow lakes that give the Finger Lakes region its name, The Lake House on Canandaigua lies on the northern tip of on the smaller, but no less picturesque Canandaigua While you might think the surrounding beauty of the countryside is enough of a draw to the region, you'll also delight in knowing the area hosts over 100 wineries and vineyards ripe for a tasting tour, dozens of craft breweries, and more museums than you can visit in a single trip. Far from the crowds of the East Coast cities, but still close enough for a quick weekend adventure, The Lake House on Canandaigua sits in the perfect sweet spot for a countryside escape.
The best and easiest way to get around the Finger Lakes region is to rent a car at your arrival airport and proceed to Lake House on Canandaigua from there. You'll experience country roads lined with majestic trees, green fields, and quaint farmhouses.
Greater Rochester International Airport is 35 miles away, about 50 minutes by car.
Syracuse Hancock International Airport is 70 miles away, about 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.
Buffalo Niagra International Airport is 86 miles away, about 1 and a half hours by car.