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The Federal House Bed & Breakfast

175 Ludlowville Road , Lansing, NY 14882 USA (Show map)
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$165 - $235
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Come enjoy the splendor and relaxation of the serene hamlet of Ludlowville in Lansing, NY; located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Our newly renovated 1815 Federal style Bed & Breakfast is within steps of Salmon Creek and Ludlowville Falls. With four comfortable guest rooms, the Inn maintains it's history and architecture of the Federal period along with all of the modern day comforts such as air conditioning, private baths, and WiFi, just to name a few. A perfect retreat for relaxation or a romantic getaway.

Rooms & Rates

Lincoln room

At the top of the grand stairway, the Lincoln Room was the original bedroom in the 1815 Miller Mansion. This spacious room has a queen canopy bed as well as a day bed, with the ability to accommodate 1 additional guest. Generous seating provides a cozy spot to curl up by the romantic fireplace or simply to watch an old movie on the flat screen TV/DVD player. A private bath, once a sitting room adjacent to the master suite has antique light fixtures, a tub and shower, and an Eastlake converted dresser which serves as a vanity. You will find this room both stately and elegant.

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

Nightly Rate: $0 - $215

William Seward Suite

Spacious and airy, this suite overlooks the gardens and has a treetop feeling. The large room features a queen sleigh bed, a dresser, flat screen TV and Wi-Fi. French doors separate the main bedroom from the smaller sitting room, which sleeps up to one additional guest on the day bed. This room offers comfortable seating in which to curl up in front of the fireplace, or space to enjoy evening refreshments. Both rooms provide comfortable temperature control, in addition to a private bath with bathtub and shower and all of our special amenities.

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

Nightly Rate: $0 - $235

Abijah Miller room

The Abijah Miller Room is located in the 1844 addition of our Bed and Breakfast. This cozy, comfortable room has generous morning sunlight and overlooks the beautiful gardens with the sounds of the waterfall in the background. There are period furnishings, including an antique dresser and burnished brass, queen-size bed. There are two easy chairs near the windows, with a garden view. The newly renovated en suite bath has a large and relaxing rainfall shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $0 - $185

Frances Miller room

The Frances Miller Room is located at the top of the second staircase in the portion of the home renovated in 1844. This cheerful room with cottage style furnishings is nicely appointed with a white iron queen-size bed and en suite petite bath with shower. The white painted wood floors and soft color scheme adds to its country cottage charm. Enjoy the abundance of afternoon sun while curling up with a good book, or while watching an old movie on TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $0 - $165

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Location Type

Tompkins County Regional Airport, 15 minutes, Airport, City, Countryside, Downtown, Lakeside


Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.) 60 miles

Directions to property:

From the South or East: • Come into Ithaca on either Rt. 79 or Rt. 96B. • Watch for signs for Rt. 13 North. • Take Rt. 13 North to the Stewart Park/ Rt. 34 exit. • Take a left at the bottom of the off-ramp. • Go 5 miles to stoplight at "T" intersection. • Take a left at the light onto Rt. 34B heading North towards King Ferry. • Go one mile. • Take a right onto Brickyard Rd. • Follow Brickyard Rd. about one mile as road curves right turning into Ludlowville Rd. • At the top of the hill, take a left at the stop sign. • The Federal House is the second house on the right. • Parking is in front of the Inn, welcome!

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Telephone, Videos , Gilchrist & Soames bath products, Preliminaire Chocolates at bedtime, Keurig drinks available 24/7

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, Guided wine tours, Canoe/kayak touring, Guided sight-seeing tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 4-6 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Well behaved children over 12
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum, no exceptions
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a deposit in the amount of one night's stay. Exception is on graduation weekends, where full payment is required at the time the reservation is made.
  • Cancellations: We require a 2 NIGHT minimum stay 7 days per week, and a credit card to hold your room in the amount of one night's stay. You are financially responsible for the room upon cancellation less than 14 days prior to your stay, unless we are able to re-rent it. All cancellations must be made personally by telephone, then followed up with a cancellation email. You must receive a cancellation confirmation by e-mail in order to consider your reservation cancelled. All changes to confirmed reservations as well as cancellations, are subject to a $25 administrative fee.



Michael and Donna Wilson

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

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  • Time Served: Hot breakfast is at 8-9 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Covered porch overlooking cottage garden, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten free, Vegan

Signature Dish

Federal House Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes
Sumptuous crispy, thin pancakes, topped with local, farm fresh fruit and local NY State maple syrup. Warning: These pancakes may be addicting!



175 Ludlowville Road , Lansing, NY 14882 USA (Show map)

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