Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps

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


An elegant 1813 Greek Revival on three-quarters of an acre located in the heart of the Historic District of Canandaigua. Walk to shops, restaurants and Sonnenberg Gardens. Five beautiful rooms, all with private baths, some with fireplaces. Enjoy a soak in our spa located in an enclosed gazebo in a garden setting. Wake to a delicious gourmet breakfast using the finest locally-sourced products.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

A Most Delightful Time

5 on June 23, 2016

We had a most delightful time at Oliver Philips House. Our hosts were most knowledgeable about the area and helpful in their recommendations. They were warm and inviting and did everything to make our stay comfortable.

What a pleasant experience

4.6 on June 20, 2016

The accommodations were much better than we expected. Not being frequent B&B users Oliver Phelps has changed our mind. The highlight for us was breakfast and the very interesting conversation we had with other guests around the table. Thank-you for a great experience.

Home Away from Home

5 on February 17, 2016

We've been to Oliver Phelps B&B twice now and absolutely love everything about it. The service and breakfasts are wonderful. The rooms clean, cozy, and welcoming. And the Innkeepers are fantastic and very kind. We will definitely be back again!

Crush Tour

5 on February 03, 2016

We had an excellent brewery tour and stay at the B & B.

They keep getting better every year!

5 on November 24, 2015

Whether you stay for an evening or a week, Lynne & Bill at "the OP" (as we call it) provide the kind of attentive and personalized service, warm and inviting atmosphere, incredible breakfasts and spot-on advice that makes our stay with them an utter delight. That's why we return for our vacation stay with them each summer.

An Exceptional Place

5 on October 21, 2015

My wife and I recently returned to this charming inn, run and hosted by Bill and Lynne Keiper, for our anniversary. What a wonderful experience. Located in beautiful Canandaigua, the area is replete with wineries, fabulous eateries, and stunning natural sites to visit. Friendly and helpful, the hosts make your time at the inn a place you're glad to have found. Lynne's breakfasts are an epicurean treat unto themselves. Homemade cookies are available all day long. It's a can't miss place--the best B & B we've stayed at. Kevin Hoskinson Cleveland, OH

Amazing Bed and Breakfast

4.8 on August 26, 2015

The breakfast was outstanding and Lynne and Bill were super nice and helpful. Gave us great advice on where to go and where to eat. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Wonderful hosts

5 on August 24, 2015

Great location for biking in the Finger Lakes. Hosts provide maps and a place to store bikes. Wonderful breakfasts with fresh local ingredients. Walking distance to historic sites and restaurants.


5 on June 07, 2015

Breakfast and Hospitlity were Amazing and So close to downtown Canandaigua! They go above and beyond to make your stay amazing!

Great Getaway

5 on February 27, 2015

We needed a cure for cabin fever so we decided to take a 1 hour trip up the thruway. It was freezing but a perfect weekend. The room was beautiful, the fireplace kept us warm and the breakfast was fit for foodies.

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Rooms & Rates

Susan B

The Susan B features a queen-size canopy bed in the inn's 2nd largest bedroom, and private bath with corner shower.

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

Elizabeth's Retreat

Elizabeth's Retreat features a queen-size ornate iron bed, private bath with luxury shower, garden view, cable TV.

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


This cozy room features a queen bed, fireplace with electric insert, cable TV and a large adjoining bath with clawfoot tub and shower

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

Oliver Phelps Suite

The Oliver Phelps Suite features a king-size pencil post bed, large sitting area with fireplace and Flat Screen TV & DVD player. The large, luxury bath has a walk-in shower with body jets.

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


The Muir features a queen-size ornate iron bed, full private bath with tub/shower, garden view and cable TV/DVD.

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

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Location Type

Small town, Wine country


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

Directions to property:

From the east: Take Route 90 (New York Thruway) to Exit 43 Highway 21 S to Highway 332 N a half mile From the west: Take Route 90 (New York State Thruway) to Exit 44. Highway 332 S approximately seven miles From the south: Hwy 17 W to Corning, merge onto 390N towards Rochester, take Exit 2 to Cohocton, Right onto Maple Avenue, Left onto 317/Hwy 21 N toward Naples. Follow Hwy 21 N to Canandaigua, turn Left onto Main Street/Hwy 332- three-quarters of a mile to 252 North Main Street.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, golfing, cycling, gardens, craft breweries, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Ski area, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Telephone, Videos , outside deck, picnic table, gardens and gazebo, guest refrigerator

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Game and Movie Library (over 200); Outdoor Games (Cornhole, more)

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  • Check In:: 4:00 to 6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No We welcome guests 18 years of age or older.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on weekends, May through Oct
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card Secured
  • Cancellations: With less than 14 days advance notice, customer is responsible for the full amount of the reservation unless we are able to resell the room.



Lynne and Bill Keiper

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About the innkeepers

We appreciate everything the Finger Lakes has to offer: biking, hiking, antiquing, wine & beer, great food and the SCENERY! Native Pennsylvanians who spent 20 years in Ohio, we retired to upstate NY for the views, the people, and the weather (most of it anyway...)

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  • Time Served: 9:00
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Dairy-Free, Gluten Free

Signature Dish

Peach Melba French Toast
Featuring fresh, local peaches (in season) layered with a cream cheese filling in a french toasted croissant. It's topped with homemade raspberry syrup from fresh local fruit, local wine and Chambord liqueur, and accompanied with homemade turkey-apple sausage patties.