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The Inn on the Lake
Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Canandaigua
Finger Lakes, NY
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92 reviews
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“Great Location”
Reviewed March 2, 2005

This is the nicest hotel (not B&B) in Canandaigua. It is the only hotel right on the lake and is located next to the city pier and the public park/beach.
I have heard mixed reviews from my visiting relatives, the rooms are nicely equipped, and clean, but can be a bit noisy. The staff is wonderful and friendly.
Important note: DO NOT stay here on the fourth friday night of the month during summer UNLESS you like to party. There is a huge fundraising party at the hotel which would be right outside your room and LOUD until about 11pm. But, if you like to party, it's a great time for 21-60 year olds!

Stayed January 2005
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Reviewed February 28, 2005

I have seen many of different responses from guests. It is all perception of an individual and only an individual thier self can determine their own experience. This is a wonderful place to stay as well as a very accomadating establishment. I encourage people to stay at the Inn so that they can encounter their own personal experience. If one beleives a bad recommendation and doesnt attempt to see for thier selves they may have missed out on a wonderful experience. I have never seen perfection and as humans we must not expect it, but can expect the best effort from an establishment. At the Canandaigua Inn you will encounter one giving thier all to please their guests.

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Reviewed October 19, 2004

We stayed at the Inn Oct. 15, 16, 2004 - Place was neat and clean - good food - great entertainment and the people at the Inn were VERY pleasant - hopefully we will be able to return and enjoy another GREAT weekend.

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Reviewed October 12, 2004

Stayed overnight in the two room suite for $180., no jacuzzi, no fireplace, no view. We have stayed in less expensive hotels that have included more ammenities. The hotel is very nice. Room we stayed in was clean but I did detect a faint smell of cigarette smoke in the non smoking room. Restaurant on premise is a plus and food was very good. Dinners are expensive ranging $15-24. Also, breakfast for two was $22. but we didn't have to leave our room! Probably wouldn't stay here again, mainly due to cost. We can stay elsewhere for $180. in a jacuzzi suite.

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Reviewed August 11, 2004

The "jury is still out," but my request for an early (noon) check-in for my upcoming stay once again met with a "we can't promise" reply. This has been a repeated problem in the past, so we shall see. The rooms are small but adequate, although on my last stay there were still no in-room hair dryers. Staff hospitality is very inconsistent and marginal at best.

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Reviewed December 14, 2003

We stayed at this property in August 2003. The "suite" we stayed in was very dirty - cobwebs behind the curtains, smokey smelling (it was supposed to be a non-smoking room), beer bottle caps on the patio, smeared bathroom mirror. The picture of the room from the web site misrepresents the quality of the rooms. After complaining, we were moved to what was obviously a newer room, but clearly, for the extra price we paid for a suite, we should have enjoyed a new room. For the money, this hotel is over-rated. This is a tired looking hotel that needs to be revamped!

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Reviewed November 15, 2003

My husband and i stayed at the Inn in September. We had a wonderful time. The employees were friendly and helpful. Our room was beautiful and clean. We will be coming back every year!!

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Property: The Inn on the Lake
Address: 770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2296
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Canandaigua
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Canandaigua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn on the Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 134
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 
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