Morgan Samuels Inn

2920 Smith Rd. , Canandaigua, NY 14424 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


This is an 1810 exquisite European stone mansion on 45 peaceful acres Rated 4 Diamonds by AAA with 2000 foot tree lined drives that bring you back in time to enjoy a stay in European comfort and atmosphere. Morgan Samuels Inn & Spa offers ultimate tranquility for the discerning visitor with beautiful gardens and patios(5) We are located just 2 minutes from Canandaigua Lake and many area attractions. The Inn offers the following amenities; Wood or English coal grate fireplace in each room(12), Large common rooms with museum quality furniture and oil paintings, Intimate library with fireplace, Candlelight and soft music in common araes, Gourmet breakfast served on a glass enclosed stone porch, intimate tea room, dining room, or outside patio, Three rooms with French doors and balconies. Central Air conditioned comfort. We are a recognized AAA Four Diamond Inn and a Select Registry member. What sets us apart from other Finger Lakes properties is the Dinner Cusine served private areas and the high level of service from the owners



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

Perfect Weekend Getaway!

5 on August 17, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at the Morgan Samuels Inn and we cannot say enough positive things about the experience. This was our first bed and breakfast and because of this inn we may be hooked! The property was so serene, the bed was so comfy, the hosts were amazing and breakfast was fresh and savory! Thank you for great memories and we look forward to making more in the future!!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us. We are always gratified when a traveler " discovers the difference" between the ordinary and the legendary and we hope you will seek out more inns ,soon.

Amazing Inn and Fabulous owners

5 on June 18, 2015

We loved our two nights at the Morgan Samuel Inn. The Morgan Suite is stunning and so spacious. Beautifully decorated. We utilized the new massage parlor and it was wonderful. John and Julie are incredible hosts and go out of their way to "touch all your senses" while you are in their care. We loved them both and John's breakfast and dinner meals are fabulous. You can tell he loves treating you like royalty. The private glassed in dining room overlooking the courtyard made us feel like a king and queen dining together. The grounds are stunning and so peaceful and quiet in that area. We will go back. Highest recommendations that I can give!! Book it!! You will love it.

A Relaxing Stay

5 on June 03, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time at this warm, cozy inn. John and Julie are engaging hosts. Their inn is beautiful and welcoming. The breakfasts were delicious and the service was outstanding. You will love the experience. Robert and Amy Graf, York, PA

Cozy Getaway

4.4 on May 25, 2015

John and Julie were excellent hosts. We were guests in April and a walk around the grounds was a wonderful way to welcome Spring. Their dog Goldwyn was a fun addition to our weekend stay. We were able to enjoy private dining at dinner, which was a wonderful surprise. The food (both breakfast and dinner) was truly extraordinary.

Our stay at Morgan Samuels Inn

4.6 on May 25, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Morgan Samuels Inn. John and Julie were warm and gracious hosts working so hard to make our time at their lovely Inn relaxing, refreshing and memorable. I would highly recommend this Inn to my friends and family. P.S.The food was delicious!

Fantastic Anniversary

5 on May 17, 2015

My husband and I wanted to spend our 26th anniversary in a special place, with excellent food, that was not too far from home.A friend from Canandaigua recommended the Morgan Samuels Inn. Everything about the Inn was perfect, with so much attention to detail. John was very welcoming and took great care of us. The dinner he prepared was beyond compare to anything we've had at any other bed and breakfast. The breakfast was as impressive as the food at dinner. What a wonderful way to spend our anniversary!

Special Treat

4.0 on May 16, 2015

We received a gift certificate to stay at the Inn. Our room was cozy, loved the fireplace and the whirlpool bath. The host, John, was very attentive and informative. Breakfast was outstanding with fruits served first then you could order from their verbal menu. So filling we didn't need dinner. I took advantage of a massage which was very good. Overall it was a terrific getaway.

Impressive Bed & Breakfast

4.2 on May 10, 2015

The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The cost of the dinner was quite expensive ($85 to $95 per person).

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the information; I want to point out that dinner for two includes a seven course meal and the cost is $159.00.

A truly wonderful experience

4.8 on May 03, 2015

Wanted to treat myself and combine that with a family gathering in Canandaigua ny. Searched and found the Morgan Samuels bed and breakfast. I was greeted by John the inn keeper who made me fell very welcome. My room was wondeful and the whirlpool bath was just what I needed. i also had a massage that was excellent. The greatest part was ther wonderful breakfast. fruit of every kind, wonderful buck wheat pancakes and service that cannot be beat. I would stay again. I stayed in the Victoria room and I a an early bird so the sunrise from the balcony is a sight to be seen.

Exceeded our expectations

5 on May 01, 2015

My husband and I have stayed in a number of B&Bs. This one is outstanding. The home and grounds are extremely well kept and clean. The house is in the country, yet close enough to town. There are chairs set out in multiple places around the property to enjoy the views and the outdoors—very peaceful. Our host was very welcoming, gracious, accommodating, and really cared about making us happy. They have a small dining room for 2 which has plate glass windows for 2 of the walls, and a picturesque patio complete with a graceful statue. It was like eating outdoors while having the comfort of indoors, and was very romantic! The food was unbelievable. We had dinner and breakfast there—the best I’ve ever, ever had at a B&B. I had the best egg I’ve ever eaten in my life, the orange juice was freshly squeezed, and there were 4 choices of outstanding bread made at a nearby monastery. This B&B is a real treasure and a must-visit.

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Location Type

City, Countryside, Wine country


Rochester, NY (ROC-Greater Rochester Intl.) 40 miles

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, Golf Courses, Walking and Biking Trails, Boat Rentals & Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua Lake Cruises, shopping etc.etc, Horse racing, gaming parlor, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Spa

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Spa, TV Video games, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Dining 2-24 by reservation, Complimentary dessert and beverage, Robes and slippers and butler basket, Off street lighted parking, complimentary concierge and auto service, Newspapers,magazines

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Balloning, Personal tour of Livestock Auction, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required one room available
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: weekends,during high season - two nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Hold with credit card or agreed down payment
  • Cancellations: Guest responsible for the room. If it can be re-rented then only $15.00 cancellation fee.



John and Julie Sullivan

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Full Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30
  • Serving Location: patio and Victorian porch, in room for special packages, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Marinated beef tenderloin
Wine and herb marinade recipe was requested by Bon Appetit