The Lake House on Canandaigua is the Upstate New York summer getaway spot you’ve been dreaming of. Located on the waters of Canandaigua Lake in the Finger Lakes region, this luxe yet inviting escape has quickly become the best way to enjoy a lakefront retreat in the most beautiful part of the state.
The Lake House on Canandaigua
While The Lake House has been a part of the small town of Canandaigua since the 1980s, the luxury facilities of The Lake House on Canandaigua were completely rebuilt from the ground up and opened in 2020. It’s now a favorite with locals and visitors alike who come to enjoy lake life and all the amenities of this impressive destination.
Located on the shores of Canandaigua Lake, The Lake House on Canandaigua is located in the heart of the small town of Canandaigua, nestled at the top of the lake. It’s just around a 30-minute drive from Rochester and is easily accessible from the rest of Upstate New York.
Summer On The Lake
The lake is perfect for swimming and watersports. The hotel rents kayaks, paddleboards, and water bikes to guests looking to enjoy time on the lake. Or, choose from two pontoon boats and two speedboats available for rent or charter for guests.
Enjoy Lakefront Views
The Lake House on Canandaigua has an extensive lawn space with plenty of room for lawn games, chairs for lounging, and long afternoons lakeside. Even locals who aren’t staying at the hotel can dock their boats to enjoy the two on-site restaurants and the gorgeous grounds of the hotel.
Every detail of the hotel’s interior design points to the beauty of its surrounding and highlights lake views. Light, airy spaces lead to the lawn, while tucked-away lounges and libraries are the perfect space for an evening drink, particularly cozy in the colder months.
Rooms and Suites
The Lake House on Canandaigua is home to 124 rooms, including 16 suites with a number of layouts. Suites include a fireplace for coziness in the winter and plenty of space for lounging. Every room in the hotel includes a patio or balcony with chairs for enjoying beautiful lakeside weather.
Luxe And Light
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King and queen room configurations include natural wood details and luxe finishings throughout.
Cozy and Comfortable
Large windows and muted, natural colors bring the breezy summer lake life feeling indoors.
Clean, bright bathrooms make every room and suite feel like its own spa getaway. The hotel’s signature scent in soaps and toiletries is fresh and bright; bring it home with you by purchasing a candle from the hotel’s shop.
Some bathrooms even feature soaking tubs for the ultimate in relaxation after a long day spent lakeside.
The Lake House at Canandaigua is also home to the Willowbrook Spa. Whether you’re looking for a manicure and pedicure or a full afternoon of pampering, you’ll be impressed with the offerings here.
The spa offers six treatment rooms with plenty of space for massages, facials, and body treatments, along with a gorgeous, light-filled relaxation room.
One of the most unique features of the spa is the private barrel saunas nestled among the gardens.
Book a time with the spa to enjoy the sauna, either alone or with a friend or partner, and enjoy elevated sauna rituals with a view.
Room with a View
Views of the lake make the sauna experience and the rest of your time at the Willowbrook Spa one you won’t forget.
The Sand Bar
The Lake House on Canandaigua is also home to two restaurants. The Sand Bar is a popular, casual option with plenty of outdoor seating space and a beautiful bar. Originally opened in 1994, it’s a Finger Lakes institution that is back and better than ever after the opening of the new Lake House on Canandaigua in 2020.
The Lake House on Canandaigua is also home to the Rose Tavern, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in its gorgeous dining rooms. The restaurant also has a private dining room for up to 14 people, as well as a cozy lounge with a fireplace for evening drinks.
Outside, there is plenty of lawn space and chairs. Whether it’s morning coffee or a cocktail in the evening, it’s the perfect waterfront spot for unbeatable views while relishing in the ease and relaxation of lake life.
A Day By The Pool
The Lake House on Canandaigua also has a pool and hot tub for the exclusive use of hotel guests. Pool cabanas offer drinks, snacks, sunscreen, and everything you could need for a perfect day relaxing by the pool.
Take a Dip
Alternate between watersports on the lake and time in the pool and hotub for the ultimate active day spent at The Lake House.
The pool deck has plenty of loungers and day beds that can be reserved in advance.
A plexiglass wall facing the water allows for gorgeous lake views from the pool deck’s lower levels.
A Hotel Highlight
One of the highlights of a stay at The Lake House on Canandaigua is the hotel’s dreamy spot nestled along Canandaigua Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region. Whether you’re content enjoying the views from your private hotel balcony or want to spend hours on the water, this is the perfect place to do it.
Getting On The Water
There are numerous ways to get out on the water. The hotel has two pontoon boats and two speedboats available for rent by guests. Guests can also enjoy captained cruises throughout the day or charter a private excursion. Morning coffee cruises are a popular way to start the day.
Small Town Living
Located in the heart of Canandaigua, guests can also enjoy all the amenities in this gorgeous lake town, including lake cruises, ice cream shops within walking distance of the hotel, grassy parks, and concerts at CMAC.
Upstate New York Getaway
The Lake House on Canandaigua is the best way to enjoy a summer getaway in the Finger Lake region of Upstate New York. Whether you’re looking forward to some time in the spa, are heading off on a winery tour, or just relaxing lakeside, it’s a dreamy destination that does lake life right.