1840 Inn On The Main

176 North Main Street , Canandaigua, NY 14424 USA (Show map)

About

Second Empire Victorian lovingly restored to meet the needs of today's discriminating travelers; those who love the era of yesteryear, but enjoy the luxuries of today A full, gourmet breakfast is served with fresh baked goodies available in the afternoon. Five guest rooms with private baths/shower, and TV/DVD. Luxury rooms have a Jacuzzi tub and fireplace. The Inn is located in the heart of the historic district, a short walk to shops, restaurants, historical sites, as well as the Lake. An independent family suite, caters to families/couples traveling together - sleeps five. Please call the Inn directly for more details on the family suite. Awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2011 & 2012.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Weekend with friends

4.8 on September 23, 2016

5 couples stayed 3 nights at this beautiful home. The rooms were perfect and our hosts were just great people. Breakfast was wonderful. Ask for the french toast with apples, pecans, and grand marnier.


Visit to the Finger Lakes Region

5 on September 21, 2016

Our group of 5 couples stayed at the inn. One in our group is handicapped so that couple got the room on the main floor. The rest of us had the 4 rooms on the second floor. All the rooms have a private bath, TV and WiFi. The rooms and the whole house were very nicely decorate--it is set back from Main Street so there was no road noise and comfortable sleeping. Breakfasts were just fantastic! Coffee, tea, juice, fruit, a baked dish, and a meat dish each morning. They handled a non-gluten request with no problems at all. We had enough to eat that we actually skipped lunch one day. Cookies, brownies, and cupcakes were available in the afternoons in case we needed an energy boost. Guy and Jaynee Straw suggested a nice German restaurant in town (The Rheinblick) for dinner and even called ahead to get us a reserved table for 10. The Straws are friendly, enthusiastic, and have been in the B&B business for 11 years, so they know how to please visitors. A real gem of a place to stay in Canandiaqua!


Great place to stay in the finger lakes area

5 on September 21, 2016

The Inn on the Main is one of the nicest and comfortable B&B's my wife and I have ever stayed at. Every room is beautifully designed, luxurious, and each has an adjoining bathroom. The owners, Guy and Jaycee, are wonderful hosts and the breakfasts are wonderful. The Inn is conveniently located to lake Canandaigua and very close to the other finger lakes. We look forward to a return visit


Best B and B experience!

5 on September 20, 2016

My fiance and I stayed here while attending a wedding in Canandigua. We had a fabulous stay in the Hubbell room and enjoyed the details from the antique door knobs to the thoughtful stash of candy in the room. Jaynee and Guy were the perfect hosts and the breakfasts were the most delicious creations. We loved staying here and would come back in a heart beat.


A wonderful experience

5 on September 17, 2016

Beautiful and comfortable home, gorgeous room. Delightful hosts who shared lots of information about the region. Fabulous breakfasts - best French toast ever! - in a lovely dining room. Stay here and you will want to come back - we do!


Perfect place for relaxation!

5 on September 08, 2016

Upon arrival the innkeepers warmly greeted us, shared necessary info, and then showed us to our beautiful suite. They have thought of every detail to make your stay relaxed and enjoyable. The breakfast in the beautiful dining room was delicious and filling. We would recommend this inn for anyone looking for a romantic getaway!


Outstanding........AGAIN

4.8 on September 05, 2016

Our 6th stay and Guy and Jaynee did not let us down. Guy's breakfast fix'ns top notch as ususal. We will be back.


august stay

4.2 on September 04, 2016

beautiful property within walking distance of quaint well kept small town, the host was more than accommodating for our unique schedule, and even arranged for our return to the local airport via his personal auto


Wonderful stay!

4.8 on September 03, 2016

My wife and I stayed two nights - both breakfasts were fabulous, the suite in which we stayed was excellent, and our hosts were welcoming, friendly and helpful. We plan to return!


Wonderful Stay

5 on September 02, 2016

We stayed in the Jacuzzi room for our anniversary and it was absolutely wonderful. The room, and entire house was aesthetically enchanting, the staff were very warm and helpful, the food was scrumptious and well presented. I will definitely recommend the Inn on the Main to anyone wanting a relaxing, romantic get away, and I will certainly return in the future!


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Rooms & Rates

Gifford Room

Our largest room boasts a king-size four-poster bed and is furnished with antique accent pieces. En suite bath features a large walk-in shower and antique marble sink/vanity. This luxury suite has a: • couch • armoire • dresser • fireplace • romantic corner jacuzzi

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Hubbell Room

Offers a queen-size antique brass bed, harboring a bright, cheery garden motif. Includes a window bench seat and two sitting chairs for your reading comfort. En suite bath features a large walk-in shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Clement Room

Offers a bold queen-size iron bed, a quaint Victorian accent chair and a fireplace. The Clement Room is tastefully decorated in Victorian cream and black toil 'e. En suite bath features an antique claw foot tub/shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

Burrell Suite

Offers a classic Victorian two-room suite featuring a two-person lounger whirlpool tub and corner fireplace. A six ft. oak headboard adorns the queen-size bed, and the room is appointed with a unique oak armoire/dresser, and TV. The sunroom/sitting room also has a TV and a sofabed to accommodate a third person, if need be. The room's 1880s bathroom has been restored, featuring built-in soaking tub/shower, corner sink, and unique split window/medicine cabinet. There is an additional $30 charge for a third person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Penfield Suite

Spacious two-room suite, with its own private parlor with fireplace, is located on the first floor of the inn, making it suitable for people with mobility issues. It has a magnificently carved four-poster king bed and a large loveseat in the bay windows overlooking the back yard.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Inn's Suite

Please contact the Inn for more details. This is a self-sufficient independent unit (apt.), which is suitable for families and sleeps up to 5. Since it has a kitchen, breakfast is not included. It has an open living/dining room, a very small bedroom with 3/4 width bed, and upstairs is a very large master bedroom. The bathroom for this unit is upstairs off the master bedroom. The sofa in living room has a queen sofabed as well.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

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Location

Location Type

City, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Rochester, NY (ROC-Greater Rochester Intl.) 30 miles

Directions to property:

FROM BUFFALO: 90E TO EXIT 44 (RTE.332) GO STRAIGHT APPROXIMATELY 8.1 MILES. FROM SYRACUSE: 90W TO EXIT 43 (RTE.21 S.) APPROXIMATELY 7.5 MILES. TURN RIGHT ON N. MAIN ST. (RTE. 332), 5 HOUSES BEYOND THE WOOD LIBRARY ON THE LEFT. FROM RTE. 5/20: RTE. 332 THRU CANANDAIGUA BUSINESS DISTRICT, 5 HOUSES BEYOND WOOD LIBRARY.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, New York State Wine and Culinary Center, Finger Lakes Racetrack, Antique Mall, Roseland Waterpark, Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens, Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Bath robes, Board games, Copier, Private entrance, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , COMPLIMENTARY SOFT DRINKS, FRESH BAKED GOODS DAILY, MOVIE LIBRARY

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, antiquing, 90 wineries in the area for touring, fine dining within walking distance, historical sites, great walking city, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00-6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only SMOKING ONLY ALLOWED ON PORCHES AND GROUNDS
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited CHILDREN OF ALL AGES ALLOWED IN SUITE ONLY
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day min. for weekends (Fri/Sat) ONLY FROM MID MAY THRU OCTOBER 31
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: ONE NIGHT'S STAY
  • Cancellations: Rates are per night and based on double occupancy. Method of payment - prefer Visa or MasterCard but will accept Discover, American Express, ATM cards, or cash. Your credit card number is charged one-night's stay per room as deposit. Cancellation Policy A $25 cancellation fee per room is charged for all cancellations. Should you reschedule your stay within j months from cancellation date, the $25 charge may be applied towards that future stay. We have a 2 week cancellation policy. If you need to cancel your stay within 2 wks. of your stay, and we are unable to re-book your room, you will be charged the full amount. We welcome you as our guests and hope you understand the reason for these policies, as we frequently may have to turn interested guests away when rooms are reserved.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

JAYNEE AND GUY STRAW

Languages spoken

English

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About the innkeepers

Guy enjoys taking care of the grounds when he's not cooking up something for breakfast in the kitchen. Jaynee enjoys baking, decorating, and finding another treasure antiquing that she can use for the inn. They have always enjoyed entertaining and meeting new people, so innkeeping was a natural fit.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full gourmet

  • Time Served: 9 unless separately arranged
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Blueberry cheese cinnamon french toast strata
This is a favorite of most of our guests.This blueberry cheese cinnamon french-toast strata is topped with apple cider reduction sauce and finished off with whipped cream.