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The Fox and the Grapes

9496 State Route 414 , Lodi, NY 14860 USA (Show map)
20 Reviews
$110 - $160
per night

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Come and enjoy our 1885 Victorian Inn overlooking Seneca Lake in beautiful upstate New York. Inside, we take you back in time with many period antiques. Come and relax in our Music Room, Library, or your choice of an elegant Victorian style bedroom (Queen and King Size beds) - each with your own private bath and sitting area. We even have a large Great Room (Banquet Room) with fireplace and Big Screen TV/DVD/Satellite for special occasions or a relaxing night. Step out onto our spacious deck to enjoy great sunsets. Wake up each morning to beautiful scenery and a gourmet breakfast - from Eggs Benedict to Belgian waffles and much more. Venture outside and enjoy our spacious grounds, inviting porches, koi pond, lake and vineyard views. Wander down the road - we are minutes away from a variety of wineries, a microbrewery, and restaurants for your evening dining pleasure. We are open year-round, and offer a smoke-free environment.

Rooms & Rates

Balcony Suite

Soothing soft October Mist tones and classical Victorian elagance of your bigger than life tiger oak Queen size sledge bed conforted by plush white linens, and refined sitting areas inside, matched by your inviting balcony to watch a midnight sky, piercing views of the lake, and listen to the gentle enchoing sounds of the peepers and bull frogs of your Koi pond.

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

Nightly Rate: $145/$105

East Lake

You will feel so much warmth and spacious quentness in this glowing Ponder room tones, plush white linens, charm of the exposed brick chimney, statuesque East Lake style Queen size bed and huge armour, matched by the comfort of having the largest bathrooom with Soft Fern colors and natural east sun light, and don't forget about your own satee couch for romantic evenings with special someone.

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

Nightly Rate: $145/$105


This Suite was very fittingly named after our late great bigger than life joy of a dog named Stella Isabella, who like most men like more space than most to stretch out after a long day and had the presence and gentleness of a lady. The Stella Suite has that and more...With gold regal bedding, quent charm of exposed brick, three bay windows style gives you the soft morning sun from the east, gentle breezes and soft sun from the south, and ease of sunset views of Seneca Lake from the west.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $150/$110


Warmth, romance, and charm abound with the Victorianna and Hepplewhite coloring in this quent room named after our late adoring big black cat, Thaddeus. With all the gentle white plush linens that grace your King size bed, full length couch, and petite elegance of vanity and night stand, toped of with views of Seneca lake and our Perrenial Gardens.

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

Nightly Rate: $145/$105


For those of you have not met Mr Watson Francis, our gentle, handsome, and loving border collie/lab mix, this room is named after his this living legend. Most men like this room, for the Casual blue tones and rugged East Lake/Victorian Queen size bed, and the woman enjoy the regal blue and plush ebony bedding. Both equally enjoy the Montgomery white shades of soft tomes in their brick ladden wall bathroom, and magnificent sunset views of Seneca Lake.

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

Nightly Rate: $140/$100


The gentle and warm embrace of coral cliche tones, yet manly size tiger oak furniture, that comes together with the king size Charleston brass sleigh bed, all opens up to our largest suite, with red velvet couch, fitting for the bigger than life name after our late princess cat, Ophelia. More, more, and more...ten foot ceilings, your own private bath, walk in and through closet into another sitting area, your own Sunroom - leaded glass windows - prisms with no end, views of the pond, and relax on another red velvet couch, sitting by an ornamental fireplace and mantel...

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

Nightly Rate: $160/$120

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Wonderful B&B near Senaca Lake

5 on November 15, 2013

My wife and I were looking for a nice peaceful get away in the Finger Lakes Region so we can explore some wineries, brewery's and enjoy some peaceful romantic alone time. We chose the Fox and the Grape due to its central location to the various wineries, State Parks by the Falls and restaurants. We were not disappointed. The B&B was clean and charming. The owner, James very nice, friendly and a wealth of information on where to go, and what to do. His "assistant", Lisa is just as wonderful, ask her anything about the area and she will point you in the right direction. Want to sample sweet wines, no problem Lisa knows where to send you, want dry full body reds, no problem for Lisa and she is spot on. Knows where to send you and away from the bus loads that frequent the area on week-ends. Breakfast is made by James who is amazing in the kitchen and when he is busy Blanch is a cracker jack in the kitchen with home made breads and pastries and stomach stuffing entries. You cannot leave on an empty stomach especially if you are going wine tasting. There is a great room for all the guests to mingle and that serves as the TV room. James lets you run the house except for the Private Areas where he resides in the house. There is a big porch overlooking the lake where you sit and marvel at the beauty that is Seneca Lake. If, no make that when my wife and I return to the Finger Lakes I will book the Thaddius Room with the wonderful king bed, private bath and small sitting area. Terrific three nights and thanks to the staff at the Fox and the Grape for a super get away break!

Midweek escape

4.4 on July 07, 2013

The owner of the inn is very friendly, welcoming, and accommodating. We arrived early without any notice and were able to get into our room. Jim was happy to give us suggestions for both dinner and the wineries to check out. He made me a delicious special breakfast to meet my gluten free diet. The view from the deck is beautiful and so relaxing. Would stay again.

Excellent Place to Stay in the Finger Lakes area

4.6 on June 06, 2013

Fox and Grapes is an excellent B&B to stay in the Finger Lakes area. Very close to several wineries, breweries, etc. Jim & Rose are outstanding hosts and were very accommodating. One person in our group had many food allergies and they made every effort to work w/ her. Breakfast each morning was delicious. Stayed in the Ophelia room. It is their most expensive room, but had a lot of space for us. Had bedroom, own bathroom, big closet, living room, and a sitting room. Was there for a wedding so space for us to sleep and then sprawl out and get ready for wedding. Would definitely recommend this place to stay if in the area.

Awesome Stay

5 on May 21, 2013

We arrived a bit earlier and the Innkeeper wasn't there to greet us. However, we went out for some wine tasting. The innkeeper was apologetic and the rest is good. Gave us an intensive history of the house and how it was built. We all had a good time. I would come back again someday.

Finger Lakes Retreat

4.8 on December 06, 2012

A lovely inn with period furnishings. Warm, comfortable and spacious. Breakfast was gourmet. Our host, Jim, was personable and helpful. Would definitely stay again.

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Location Type

Lakeside, Wine country


Rochester, NY (ROC-Greater Rochester Intl.)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Watkins Glen Raceway, Hands-on Glass Hot Glass Studio, Hot Air Balloon Fest in August, Hobart William & Smith College, 75 Wine Vineyards - 10 to 35 minutes away, Cornell University and Ithaca College, Performing Theater, Winery, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Suitable For Children: by arrangement - i.e.: Family rents the entire house and pro
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum, 3 on holidays or special events
  • Deposit Amount Required: At the time of booking, we require a credit number to secure your reservation, followed by a 25% deposit in the form of a check or money order written out to James G. Pellegrini, received in 30 days.
  • Cancellations: When notice of cancellation is received at least 30 days prior to arrival date, we are happy to refund your deposit(s) less $25.00. Special Events Room Rental, Package Stays (i.e. Entire House Rented, Wedding Receptions, etc.) Cancellations must be made 90 days prior, and are non-refundable. No shows or less than the above notices will result in a charge equal to the first nights room charge or in the case of package plans... $125.00 per person.



James G. Pellegrini

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Canoeing, Kayaking, Skiing, Horseback riding, Photography, Hiking, Swimming, Boating, History, Gorge Water falls, etc.

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9496 State Route 414 , Lodi, NY 14860 USA (Show map)

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