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The Black Sheep Inn

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The Black Sheep Inn and Spa located in the picturesque Wine Country of New York’s Finger Lakes Region offers you a tranquil setting from which you can explore the many unique experiences awaiting you here in the Finger Lakes..Welcome to the Black Sheep Inn an historic Octagon house lovingly restored with style, grace and charm. Your Finger Lakes experience begins here in Hammondsport, voted by Budget Travel as the “2012 Coolest Small Town in America.” Hammondsport sits at the southern tip of Keuka Lake, centrally located to the many award-winning wineries, micro-breweries, local cheese producers and a tremendous selection of cultural and outdoor activities. No need to pack and un-pack in several places, we are just a short scenic drive to everywhere you want to go!Open all year long, the Black Sheep Inn and Spa is open whenever you need to relax, rejuvenate and refresh. We offer distinctive Spa services to ensure an unforgettable massage experience. Our focus is your comfort, from our emphasis on local & seasonal organic ingredients, to our hand crafted soaps and spa products.You may choose to set out on a hike on the nearby Finger Lakes Trail, or take in one of the many waterfalls within a short drive from the Black Sheep Inn. There are also miles of scenic country roads to explore as you bike from one charming small town to another. Keuka Lake offers a cool, refreshing opportunity for a swim, kayaking, or just spectacular views.At the Black Sheep Inn, an historic Finger Lakes Bed and Breakfast, choose from one of our 5 guest rooms, each featuring its own unique design & style and private bath featuring lush towels and monogrammed robes:
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Historic Hotel
Full view
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Elmira Regional Airport25 mi
Tompkins County Airport41 mi
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All reviews other guests wood room my husband and i finger lakes one of a kind keuka lake farm to table common areas gracious hosts stained glass couples massage spa room quiet spot beautiful wineries an amazing job two nights pleasant valley
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure in spending 4 nights with Deb and Marc last month at their B&B. We had booked two nights but extended to four because of their hospitality. We highly recommend the Black Sheep Inn and Hammonsport as a location...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights at The Black Sheep Inn last weekend. Marc and Debs were fantastic hosts and provided invaluable information on the area and recommendations on which places to visit. Debs is a superb cook and produced a wonderful breakfast on both...More

Thank JonathanAndrew
Response from debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jon and Karen, We enjoyed getting to know you both, and are pleased that you chose us as your home base here in Hammondsport and the Finger Lakes. It really is a lot of fun at breakfast with everyone picking up the lively conversation...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Marc and Deb! They are very gracious hosts as well as talented artists. Deb's breakfasts are amazing! The rooms were comfortable and we loved our Friday night with fellow guests around the fire ring out back.More

Thank Becky S
Response from debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Becky and John, We’re glad the weather cooperated on Friday, so that everyone could enjoy the fire pit. It really is a great way for our guests to relax with a glass of the local wine they found earlier in the day, and get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at The Black Sheep Inn. Deb and Marc are very welcoming and full of information about everything in the Finger Lakes. The inn is beautiful and the rooms are gorgeous, comfortable and clean. Deb’s breakfasts were outstanding and she was...More

Thank sma511
Response from debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shannon and Bryant, We really appreciate your comments, and are glad you had fun during your stay. It’s absolutely our pleasure to accommodate any dietary restriction, and we know how hard it can sometimes be to find what you need when you’re away from...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We were welcomed with open arms by Marc and Deb the moment we arrived at the Black Sheep Inn, a 19th-century, octagon house the couple has refurbished beautifully. There are cozy nooks throughout the inn, offering plenty of places to snuggle up and read or...More

Thank Roving289515
Response from debmychef, Owner at The Black Sheep InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joe and Keiko, Every so often, we have guests that specifically reinforce the reasons why we chose to be innkeepers, and you both fit that bill effortlessly. We enjoyed our many conversations, and were happy to guide you to some of the best experiences...More

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Gera L
September 8, 2018|
Response from Gera L |
None on site but there is one in town
Renay M
July 13, 2015|
Response from debmychef | Property representative |
Hi rmetzge2, Thank you for your interest. Our room rates range from $159 - $279 per night year round, and all our rooms feature a private bathroom, our Full Farm to Table breakfast and our Black Sheep Guild Card. You can... More
Room Tips
"The stairs are a little steep but not difficult to climb. All of the rooms appear quiet and comfortable."
2 weeks ago
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"quiet, peaceful, relaxed setting"
Sep 22, 2018
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"I stayed in the Wood Room and loved it. My sister had a larger room and it was very nice too."
Sep 12, 2018
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"the Wood room, as the described in the website presentation is small even if everything looks great."
Jun 10, 2018
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$169 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesHammondsport
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