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2030 Gorge Rd Rte. 89 at Taughannock State Park, Trumansburg, NY 14886-9118
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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#3 of 5 in Trumansburg
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4.5
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4.4
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4.0
Travelers' Choice
Inn at Taughannock Falls is located in Trumansburg, New York, just 9 miles from downtown Ithaca and Cornell University. This stunning estate, expanding across 12 open acres, overlooks Cayuga Lake. The property features four buildings comprised of 24 guest rooms and suites, one of the best restaurants in the area, and the region's premier outdoor event venue. Surrounded by Taughannock Falls State Park, which hosts the tallest waterfall on the east coast, a 215-foot vertical drop, is easily accessible by our hotel guests. The park also includes a variety of activities such as hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, and more. The Inn at Taughannock is a famous landmark, servicing the community since 1935. Originally built in 1873, the entire first floor of the Victorian mansion is dedicated to the Inn’s fine dining restaurant, which features a traditional American cuisine with a Mediterranean influence. We offer a variety of accommodations from classic Victorian architecture filled with antiques to modern rooms with conveniences such as flatscreen TVs, refrigerators, Keurig coffee machines, and microwaves. Our recently renovated Hillside Residence offers 6 bedrooms and sleeps 12 in comfort. The Le Grande Suite offers a fully outfitted kitchen and huge family room with a pool table. Hillside may be rented by the room or in its entirety for a group to enjoy. Located at the start of the Cayuga wine trail, the Inn is located in the heart of the idyllic Finger Lakes region, with over 100 wineries within a half-hour from our location. The Inn at Taughannock has just completed construction on a 10,000 square foot event garden called “Enchantment," an elegant setting with majestic stone fireplace, numerous fire pits and a Gatsby style translucent sailcloth tent, capable of handling any size event. We offer tours of this venue, year-round, which operates from May to October. Please join us and experience our exceptional customer service which has earned 5-star reviews.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Boating
Hiking
Kids stay free
Children's playground
Banquet room
Electric vehicle charging station
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Water sport equipment rentals
Canoeing offsite
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Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
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Picnic area
First aid kit
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Interconnected rooms available
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Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
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Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Whirlpool bathtub
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English
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David B wrote a review May 15
Trumansburg, New York69 contributions20 helpful votes
As a former owner of a hospitality property, I have high expectations when I am staying at an inn or hotel and the Inn at Taughannock Falls met those expectations and then some. First the Inn itself is a marvelously restored historic home sitting high on a hillside overlooking Cayuga Lake; the owners have created a wonderland outside that is perfect for weddings and large gatherings in addition to the porch area with comfortable chairs, tables and fire pits that is delightful for post dinner relaxation and stary, stary nights. There are several rooms in the main Inn and large, more contemporary rooms in adjoining buildings. We stayed in the Edgewood Spa room which was immaculately clean and spacious with comfy king bed, fluffy towels, coffee maker and assorted pods and teas, mini frig, writing desk, large screen HD TV and great views of the lake. It is a short walk to the main Inn or a brief car ride to an ample parking lot for those who choose not to walk. Staff was knowledgeable, friendly and readily available. Buffet continental breakfast was tasty and very satisfying, The Inn is located outside of Ithaca and come sundown, tourists are departing the nearby State Park and the area becomes beautifully dark and quiet leading to a calm tranquility that is rarely found so close to a city. We loved our stay and recommend that , if you are visiting the Finger Lakes Region, be sure to stay here.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Jim M wrote a review May 6
Hellertown, Pennsylvania145 contributions55 helpful votes
This beautifully maintained historic inn is perched on a hillside overlooking Cayuga Lake and is located next to the main entrance to Taughannock Falls state park. My wife and I did not stay in the main lodge, rather my room was in the adjacent Edgewood building (2 minute walk to the main lodge). Our room was spacious and clean with a balcony overlooking the lake. Our room was cleaned and beds made-up each day of our three (3) day visit with fresh linen and towels. Each morning, we enjoyed a complimentary hot breakfast buffet in the main dining room with overlooked the the lake. The service staff was friendly and informative. The inn grounds are immaculate. We visited in early-May, so the restaurant and bar were not yet open for the season. The inn also caters weddings on its grounds and has an enormous tented patio area with outdoor fireplaces/ firepits - once again perched on the hillside overlooking the lake. The Taughannock Falls trail takes around 30 minutes to reach the main falls from the inn property - it is well worth the scenic walk along the wide well maintained trail. Overall, the Inn at Taughannock is a wonderful escape for couples and/ or families and is well worth the price. The staff hospitality and idyllic location will provide a very memorable experience.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Susan F wrote a review Apr 2022
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Location, location, location!!! The Inn itself is charming, but the location is spectacular; with Taughannock Falls State Park and Cayuga Lake in walking distance, and downtown Ithaca and Watkins Glen just a short drive away, this Inn is definitely in a prime location. We stayed in the Edgewood Spa room and not only was the room spacious, clean, and comfortable, but the views of the lake were breathtaking. My only complaint was the building where our room is is across the street from the Inn. Although the Inn was very lit up and welcoming with a roaring fire pit, the Edgewood building was not. It was a little scary cause it backed up to the woods and the lake across the street was pitch black too. I would of liked more lights surrounding the building.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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sdchick1027 wrote a review Mar 2022
Hong Kong, China135 contributions52 helpful votes
We visited the Inn in order to view it for a future event. While it was off-season, we were met with wonderful hospitality by Emily to show us the rooms and the charm of the hotel. The owners have taken great care in refurbishing the rooms and those who stay there will appreciate the attention to detail.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Room Tip: All of the rooms had fabulous character!
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Tracie B wrote a review Feb 2022
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A one of a kind experience! The rooms are beautifully decorated with the guest’s comfort in mind. From the luxury pillows to the marble bathrooms it is easy to feel like you are living in your dream home. Once we checked in we enjoyed some local wine and whisky at the bar which turned into stories by the fire watching the sunset over the lake. We had the pleasure of meeting Emily, who made us feel like we were the only ones at the Inn. This was a common theme with all staff we met, each one was as friendly and welcoming as the last. It is rare that you meet an owner who is as passionate about creating an experience and as customer focused as this owner is. It was truly an amazing experience and we cannot wait for our next trip to the Inn.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Room Tip: We had the opportunity to tour the main Inn as well as our suite and there is not a bad room to...
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Ana G wrote a review Jan 2022
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Perfect for a short getaway (4 hour road-trip for us). Took a couple of days to get some much needed downtime. Staff is very friendly. Room was comfortable with a king size bed, large bathroom. We also had a microwave and small fridge which made eating in easy. Breakfast was good. We will be returning for sure!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Rita D wrote a review Jan 2022
36 contributions9 helpful votes
Winter is not always the best time to travel but there is an exception and staying here is just that. A spectacularly lighted and decorated place for Christmas gave the Inn the old world charm we were looking for. We were warmly greeted by Tyler and explained the layout of the property. Our room had all the modern conveniences of a fridge, coffeemaker and microwave set in a warm and cosy decor with a beautiful view of the lake. The inclusive breakfast was superb set in an elegant room with full window views out to the lake. The position of the Inn next to the gorge made for easy walking there and back. We had such a wonderful and relaxing stay that the winter dusting of snow made it all that more magical. Now we can’t wait to come back and experience it summer.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Heidi S wrote a review Dec 2021
Westwood, New Jersey59 contributions26 helpful votes
Second stay here. This time stayed in the Rose suite with my mother and sister. Beautiful room. The hotel has a lovely view over Cayuga Lake. The hotel itself is a beautifully restored old mansion. Lovely decor. Situated next to Taughannock Falls (easy 3 mile hike around the falls). Only criticism is there only seemed to be one staff member doing everything (check in/out, serving breakfast etc.). Might have been better to have two considering the number of guests.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Dianne A wrote a review Nov 2021
Syracuse, New York32 contributions27 helpful votes
The Inn is at the edge of the easy Gorge Trail to the incredible waterfalls. We stayed in the main Inn building in the Garden Room. The room was roomy and the bathroom adequate with a good, hot shower and big towels. The view was lovely. And there was a really nice lounge on the floor. Coffee and Tea 24/7. The only drawback was the loud speakers spewing Christmas Music on the Patio till 9:30. I went downstairs 3 times to have them lower it which was finally accomplished. Dinner at the Inn was good. Expensive, but hey it was Thanksgiving so expected. Good wine list, mostly Finger Lake wines. The waiter, David, was very good. So was the reception man (don't know his name :(. I would have liked robes as a perk, but maybe COVID loss. Would definitely return in fall and/or summer. And if you are planning a destination event, consider this place. They are well equipped for it.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Stevie wrote a review Nov 2021
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Such a charming place to spend a long weekend, the lake view from our room was beautiful. We were close enough to hear the sound of the falls anytime we went outside. Our first night included dinner at The Inn Restaurant where we enjoyed a delicious farm-to-table meal paired with local wine. Although the bar is small, it has a cozy throwback vibe. Will is an excellent bartender, he designed a special drink that captivated the tastebuds and went down all too easy. The grounds are host to several firepits, providing a great gathering place on a chilly fall night. I'm looking forward to visiting again next year.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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PRICE RANGE
$210 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
taughannock farms hotel trumansburg
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Taughannock Farms Inn
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesTrumansburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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Frequently Asked Questions about Inn at Taughannock Falls
Which popular attractions are close to Inn at Taughannock Falls?
Nearby attractions include Taughannock Falls State Park (0.4 miles), Cayuga Lake (0.3 miles), and Overlook at Taughannock Visitor Center (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Inn at Taughannock Falls?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Inn at Taughannock Falls?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Inn at Taughannock Falls?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Inn at Taughannock Falls?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Inn at Taughannock Falls?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hazelnut Kitchen, Brews and Brats at Autumn View, and Atlas Bowl.
Does Inn at Taughannock Falls have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.
Is Inn at Taughannock Falls accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.