Finger Lakes B&B

128 South Avenue , Penn Yan, NY 14527 USA (Show map)


Finger Lakes Bed & Breakfast is a casually comfortable 1840's Italianate mansion located on 4.5 acres of manicured lawn and woods with nature trail. Each of our five guest rooms has a private bath en suite, HD TV's with DVD player, air conditioning and wonderful views. Awake to the sounds of birds chirping and breezes blowing through the trees, then head down to a freshly prepared gourmet breakfast featuring local and home grown ingredients. Though secluded, Finger Lakes B&B is only one half mile from the center of Penn Yan and Keuka Lake, and both the Keuka and Seneca Lake wine trails are easily accessible.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

A must stay

5 on May 30, 2016

Everything was excellent

Wine and Cheese Weekend

5 on February 24, 2016

this was our third visit to the inn and it will not be our last. Each visit was better than the one before. Beautiful home, wonderful hosts and delicious food. You can't go wrong here.

Holiday Wine Weekend

5 on December 10, 2015

This was our second stay at the Finger Lakes B&B and we will definitely be back again in the future. Casey and Cindy are wonderful hosts and the in is absolutely beautiful. The rooms are good sized with comfortable beds and we can't say enough about the food. This is a great place for a quiet weekend getaway.

Wonderful getaway

4.4 on October 13, 2015

We booked this bed and breakfast for a weekend away for our 10th anniversary. Cindy and Casey went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. They are very knowledgeable about events going on in the surrounding area. We would definitely go back and stay again!

Relaxing weekend away

5 on September 28, 2015

Casey and Cindy have a beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Penn Yan and are incredibly wonderful hosts. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the morning meals were incredible. We have already booked a second stay!

Met our expectations

3.6 on September 07, 2015

Beautiful B&B. Lovely grounds. Met our expectations.

Would Stay Again

4.2 on August 17, 2015

Rooms were very clean and Casey and Cindy were very friendly and accommodating. We had to leave very early the next day. Casey offered to pack something for us and he had coffee and disposable cups ready so I could take a cup of coffee with me.

Perfect choice for relaxation!

5 on January 04, 2015

Yet again, it was another great stay! From the awesome breakfasts to reading by the fireplace, this is a great place to enjoy a relaxing weekend. It's the only place we ever stay when we're in the Finger Lakes!

Great stay at Finger Lakes B&B

4.4 on October 22, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Finger Lakes B&B in Penn Yan October 16-19. The hosts are very friendly and offered wonderful advice about places to visit and restaurants to consider. We would return again without hesitation.

Finger Lakes B&B Stay

4.8 on October 21, 2014

The house itself is wonderfully restored and the surroundings are just perfect for a serene and peaceful long weekend away. The cleanliness of this B&B is astounding! The knowledge and friendliness of the hosts was refreshing and the breakfasts the host put together for us were worthy of the first page of any first class cooking magazine! Just a wonderful experience all around!

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Rooms & Rates

Sculpture Room

The Sculpture Room has a beautiful four poster queen size bed and private bath with radiant heated floor. Large windows with original trim overlook both the manicured front lawn and the wooded area to one side.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $169

Music Room

The Music Room features a queen size canopy bed and colors of white, cream and chocolate. This room has a private bath with radiant heated floor and has a view of the woods.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $169

Painting Room

Monet prints were the inspiration for this room. It features light oak furniture and restful colors of sage, navy and cream. This room has a full bath with tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $169

Photography Room

Also called the Sun Room due to the five windows, this room has lots of light and colors of blue, cream, green and yellow. The queen bed of white iron with crystal finials and white wicker furniture add to the tropical feel. The Photography Room has a private bath with heated tiled floor.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $169

Theater Room

Views of the treetops inspired the natural colors used in this cozy room. The queen bed has an iron headboard with leaf motif, and there is a private bath with shower and radiant heated floor.

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

Nightly Rate: $129 - $149

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Location Type

Small town, Wine country


Rochester, NY (ROC-Greater Rochester Intl.) 55 miles miles

Directions to property:

Take I90 East to Albany to exit 44. Merge onto 332 toward Canandaigua. Turn left onto 20 and 5. Turn right onto route 14A. Turn left onto South Avenue at the blinking light.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Alarm clock, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Movie library, Parking, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Hiking trails, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3:00 to 7:00 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
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No We have 2 indoor cats in our private area only.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two nights minimum stay on weekends during high season
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We ask for a credit card number just to hold the reservation, but no charges are made until you check in.
  • Cancellations: We ask that if you must cancel to give us at least two weeks notice prior to check in. With less than two weeks notice, there will be a $50.00 cancellation fee. No shows will be charged the full amount of their reservation. There will be no refunds for early departures.



Casey Kowalski and Cindy DeLano Kowalski

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About the innkeepers

We are interested in music, art, theatre, literature, hiking and biking, fine wine and dining. We have two indoor cats that are not allowed outside of our private area.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Eggs in the hole
Ingredients include naan, spinach, candied bacon and asiago cheese.