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1150 Danby Rd Route 96B, Ithaca, NY 14850-9406
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
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#2 of 24 hotels in Ithaca
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4.5
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4.5
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4.6
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4.1
Travelers' Choice
If you're looking for a getaway that offers deluxe accommodations; fabulous food; great wine; a destination spa and adventure experiences all nestled in the gorgeous New York Finger Lakes wine region, you've found it! La Tourelle's 54 deluxe rooms have dreamy pillow-top mattresses to ensure a restful night's sleep. You'll need that sleep if you plan on touring the wine trails; visiting the museums; taking a hike in any of the five state parks, or participating in the numerous adventure excursions available in "gorges" Ithaca. After experiencing all that Finger Lakes wine country has to offer, you'll really appreciate getting pampered at August Moon Spa. We offer all the services you expect from a destination spa, plus we have two Tranquility Rooms where you can relax and enjoy cuisine from our "farm-to-table" menu at The Bistro.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Hiking
Kids stay free
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Wifi
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Free airport transportation
Free shuttle or taxi services
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Steam room
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
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Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
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Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Hecate7 wrote a review Aug 11
Hampstead, New Hampshire4 contributions2 helpful votes
Although a bit dated, our room was very clean, quiet, and relaxing. We were in the pet wing and could walk out with our cat and sit in one of three gazebos with a water feature, small pond, and flowers and wildlife all around. Behind the hotel is a trail leading to Lower Buttermilk Falls. The hotel graciously picks up residents after the hike. The Bistro is in an old farmhouse and charming. Gardens, more gazebos, and a spa that is one of the best I've ever visited. All staff were genuinely attentive and helpful...it has an interesting history and being that the Dalai Lama stayed here in 2005, perhaps it is especially blessed. Definitely an original and I hope it continues to flourish.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank you kindly for your thorough review and well wishes! We look forward to your next opportunity to stay with us!
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gaylebeth wrote a review Aug 2021
Syosset, New York2 contributions
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Spent a long weekend at La Tourelle and enjoyed every moment The rooms are nice (ask for ones with a fireplace they are larger) The general manager Cameron is so helpful he has tons of recommendations for exploring the Finger Lakes by boat (his recommendation was Costa DaVina with Captain Paulo Carmen) to wineries and restaurants Don’t miss happy hour each evening at 5:00 its a great time to meet the other guests and chat! The Bistro serves breakfast and lunch I would recommend trying both the food was fantastic and ask for Hailey she was a great server! Thanks to Courtney and all the woman that were so helpful at the front desk
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Responded Aug 24, 2021
It was such a treat to get to know all four of you! Thank for your supporting our family business and we look forward your next opportunity to visit!
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CeilingsPA wrote a review Aug 9
Lansdale, Pennsylvania486 contributions245 helpful votes
Over the last 10 years I have stayed in the usual chain hotels in Ithaca, this trip with my wife, we thought we would give La Tourelle a go. What a great decision, from the moment we walked up to the front door and a young lady who was doing some pruning, grabbed the door to help us enter easily, we knew we were somewhere that people cared. Our room was a Traditional King, it was large enough for our needs, had a fridge, coffee maker (not needed as they have great coffee available in reception) and room was very quiet. The Happy Hour at 5pm was a nice experience to try some local wines, we happily wandered over to the duck pond to be entertained by the wildlife for one glass and the second was spent on the swing on the other side of the hotel next to the fish pond, what a perfect start to the evening. Next challenge was what to eat ? Unfortunately the Bistro is only open at the weekends for dinner, so we ordered food from the Italian takeout (they deliver) It came very quickly and we sat by the duck pond again being entertained while eating. We also had the pleasure of meeting Scott who came to feed his ducks and put them to bed for the night (he happens to be the hotels owner) It truly is a family run operation that is hands on and it really shows in the high customer care they offer. We are already planning our next stay at La Tourelle, next time we will make sure it has a weekend night so we can have dinner at the Bistro, as the breakfasts there were great. Looking forward to more good Finger Lake wines and relaxing at La Tourelle
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Thank you Edward for this lovely review of our family business! We look forward to your next opportunity to visit The Finger Lakes!
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Judy A wrote a review Jul 2022
Dexter, Michigan10 contributions1 helpful vote
Enjoyed our visit to the Finger Lakes region with La Tourelle as our home base. The free wine hour with wines from the local area was a nice touch. The spa was so relaxing and the quaint hotel and room was comfortable and clean. The area was beautiful.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The hotel is a few miles from the downtown area. It is very peaceful and quiet. It backs up to...
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Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for choosing our family business for your visit to The Finger Lakes, we look forward to your next opportunity to stay with us!
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Kathy53Usa wrote a review Jul 2022
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania384 contributions134 helpful votes
Our one night stay at La Tourelle was not enough! Everything from the room to the friendly staff was wonderful. It is close to the downtown but has such a relaxing atmosphere . Next time we will have to plan for a longer stay.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Thank you Kathy! We look forward to your next opportunity to stay with us!
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Journey798704 wrote a review Jul 2022
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Our group of 3 women celebrating 50 years of friendship, enjoyed a lovely one night stay at La Tourelle. The double king room was enough space for us with the table for games and a loveseat for sitting back to read. We enjoyed our happy hour wine on the patio in the breezy sunshine and shade. The staff was friendly and efficient. We were given helpful restaurant suggestions since Monday night is a bit more challenging to find open tables. Lobby snacks are always a win! I highly recommend La Tourelle if your goal is a quiet, refined and relaxing stay..
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Thank you for choosing our family business for your celebration of friendship! We are pleased to read you enjoyed your experience staying with us and look forward to your next opportunity to visit The Finger Lakes!
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dan hurley wrote a review Jul 2022
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Well appointed rooms, multiple secluded spots for relaxation and refining. Staff is wonderful and will go above and beyond to make your stay memorable. August Moon is over the top! Trails to the falls and pond are a great way to cap off a day's work if your're stay is business. Oh and they have a social happy hour with wine tasting!!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Thank you for this kind review of our family business!
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LKCOD wrote a review Jul 2022
King of Prussia24 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed for a 3 night stay in October 2021. There was not a 3 night availability for one room and needed to transfer rooms. We stayed in two nights in a traditional king bedroom then transferred to a deluxe king with a balcony and fireplace. Both rooms were very comfortable. We were able to listen to the music from our balcony room on the weekend as well as enjoying drinks and takeout dinner. It is a great location for hiking and local restaurants. Breakfast in the morning was very enjoyable. We enjoyed the complimentary wine for happy hour at the bar and socializing with the other guests! Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Thank you for your kind words and recommendation! We look forward to your next opportunity to visit The Finger Lakes!
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BritNicole wrote a review Jul 2022
Stamford, Connecticut60 contributions73 helpful votes
Stopped here on a whim while headed home to Connecticut after a long weekend in the finger lakes region. Unfortunately lunch at the bistro was a miss for us. Service was mediocre and the food was not great. My husband ordered an omelet full breakfast which he said was okay, however the pancakes I ordered were not good at all. They were very chewy and tasted like they had cornmeal in them and they were also served with a huge blob of whipped cream on them (not mentioned on the menu and not my preference on pancakes). I couldn't stomach the taste and only managed to eat 2 small bites. After we paid, the server forgot my husband's credit card in the machine and we had to ask for it. The place seemed pretty empty but maybe we noticed another couple dining at the same time seemed to thoroughly enjoy their meal so maybe we were just unlucky.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Thank you for taking a moment o review your experience with us. Please know we have taken your comments to heart and have followed up with our restaurant leadership. We look forward to your next opportunity to visit and improve upon your recent stay.
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KatyJ wrote a review Jul 2022
Washington DC, District of Columbia156 contributions37 helpful votes
This hotel is in a beautiful spot right on the edge of buttermilk falls state park. There are chipmunks and ducks on the property so sometimes it feels like you are in a Disney movie! Scott and his team go out of their way to make you feel welcome. They do a great happy hour between 5-6 every day with good, local wine. However, note that the Bistro doesn’t currently do dinners and there are limited options for food nearby. Someone will have to forgo that second glass of wine if you want to eat!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Thank you kindly from all of us at La Tourelle! We look forward to hosting you again soon!
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$153 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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la tourelle hotel ithaca, la tourelle resort and spa
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesIthaca
NUMBER OF ROOMS
54
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa
Which popular attractions are close to La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Nearby attractions include Robert Treman State Park (2.3 miles), Cornell University (3.9 miles), and Cascadilla Gorge Trail (2.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Purity Ice Cream Co, MIX Kitchen and Bar, and Just a Taste.
Are there opportunities to exercise at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Does La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Is La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.