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Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps

252 North Main Street , Canandaigua, NY 14424 USA (Show map)
4.7
143 Reviews
$140 - $190
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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Wonderful visit

4.8 on July 22, 2014

Lynne and Bill were fantastic hosts. They were full of helpful tips for visiting the area - including restaurant menus, maps, and books. Lynne's breakfasts were outstanding. My husband requires gluten-free food, and Lynne completely spoiled him - she even made him gluten- free cookies every day! I cannot recommend staying here enough. We are already planning on going back again.


Wonderful Stay

5 on July 20, 2014

Beautiful home, lovely and knowledgeable hosts, delicious breakfast and very nice room. Too bad we could only stay one night.


RAVE REVIEW

5 on July 19, 2014

Our main interests in visiting Canandaqua and the Finger Lakes were bicycling, wine tasting, and good food. Staying at the Phelps House provided a fantastic staging area to accomplish all three tasks. Also, it is within walking distance of the main part of town which was very convenient. Bill and Lynne provided a wonderful homey atmosphere that allowed us the opportunity to reach our goals for our short visit. Bill has bike routes preplanned that include waypoints for wine tasting at the vineyards and also highlights of places to visit while out exploring the area. Bill also provided plenty of good advise on places to eat...he missed his calling as concierge (I'm kidding you Bill). Always prepared with local knowledge which made the trip very enjoyable. Lynne's breakfasts were wonderful...using the local fare as her main ingredients. Never left the table hungry and we always looked forward to seeing what would be served the next morning (posted on a chalk board by the steps every afternoon...nice touch). I'm told that she keeps track of what was served on previous visits and never serves the same breakfast to repeat lodgers....Eggs Benedict for our next visit, please. Lynne and Bill certainly reinforced our concept of why we enjoy visiting B&B's on our trips. The house is decorated in a Victorian fashion and tastefully done which gives one the impression of what it would be like to live in a home of that era. Of course, not sacrificing comfort, as the beds were extremely comfortable and cable and wireless internet were also available....isn't that what we're trying to get away from on these trips though? I know, we can survive without the cable but not the internet, right? Great job, Bill and Lynne, and we will definitely return and hope to be able to stay in your lovely home again. (Practice up on TSS, Bill as it might rain on our next visit!) Kerry and Eric


Superlative Bed and Breakfast

5 on July 15, 2014

Beautiful well maintained historical charming B and B.Host/hostess Extremely friendly and attuned to guests needs. Gourmet breakfast excellent. Inn keepers very knowledgeable about the history of Canandaidua and surrounding area. A Must place to stay for several days while you explore the city and area, including the wine and bike tours. A variety of guests made the visit a real plus.


Relaxing Weekend Getaway

4.6 on July 09, 2014

Lynne and Bill are exceptional hosts and very knowledgeable about the area. The Inn is very comfortable, clean and well kept. The food was incredible. You won't need lunch after one of the breakfasts they serve! I will definitely recommend it to my friends and stay here again the next time I visit the Finger Lakes.


can say enough - more than five stars

5 on July 06, 2014

Lynne and Bill are wonderful! The rooms are beautiful, the breakfast and cookies were beyond excellent. Warm welcome and it continued for the six nights I stayed with them. I will be back with them next year!


We found a jewell.

5 on June 30, 2014

This was a last minute find. The town of Canandaigua is fascinating. We enjoyed walking from the B and B to town and the lake and ate at a cafe next to the Lake. We stayed 2 nights and had 2 great breakfasts. The owners, Lynne and Bill were very helpful in making the arrangements. Due to flights, we arrived after 11 pm and Bill met us with a smile and help. Would love to go again.


Lovely B&B

5 on June 26, 2014

I returned to the Oliver Phelps for the third time and it was definitely a charm. I enjoy staying with Lynne and Bill. They are both kind and hospitable hosts. Bill greets me in the driveway and assists with my luggage. Lynne greets me inside and welcomes me back. They treat me like family. I stayed in 3 different rooms and all are comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated. Breakfasts are delicious and made with local food products which Lynne mentions. The hot tub is a nice feature in a pretty garden setting. The living room is a lovely place to relax. I appreciate all the extras that Lynne and Bill offer like afternoon and evening iced and hot tea and home made baked goods. I received a thoughtful thank you note and a treat the second time I stayed with Lynne and Bill. I highly recommend this lovely B&B. Canandaigua is a scenic town and there is much to do in the area. I look forward to returning to the Oliver Phelps.


Great choice b&b

4.2 on June 23, 2014

A great choice for a stay in the Finger Lakes.


Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps

5 on June 16, 2014

My husband and I would highly recommend this b & b. The owners were gracious and fun. The food was excellent and the room was beautiful.


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Location

Location Type

Small town, Wine country

Airport

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

Directions to property:

Take 390 S towards Corning. Merge onto NYS Thruway/I90 E. Take Exit 44/Hwy 332 S seven miles to 252 North Main Street.

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , outside deck, picnic table, gardens and gazebo, guest refrigerator

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Wi-Fi

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, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 to 6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on weekends, May through Oct
  • 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.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Lynne and Bill Keiper

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

We appreciate everything the Finger Lakes has to offer: biking, hiking, antiquing, wine tasting, great food and theater.

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:00 to 10:00
  • 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.


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

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