1840 Inn On The Main

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


Second Empire Victorian lovingly restored to meet the needs of today's discriminating travelers; those who love the era of yesteryear, but enjoy the luxuries of today A full, gourmet breakfast is served with fresh baked goodies available in the afternoon. Five guest rooms with private baths/shower, and TV/DVD. Luxury rooms have a Jacuzzi tub and fireplace. The Inn is located in the heart of the historic district, a short walk to shops, restaurants, historical sites, as well as breathtaking Canandaigua Lake. An independent family suite, caters to families/couples traveling together - sleeps five. Please call the Inn directly for more details on the family suite. This unit is not part of the Inn, and has a separate entrance. Awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award consistantly for 2011-2016. One of the top-rated B & B's in the Canandaigua Lake area..



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

Absolutely fantastic!

5 on January 25, 2017

Beautiful decor, very clean and wonderful owners! They cooked a delicious hot breakfast and offered scrumptious little baked treats at the guests convenience!

Weekend Getaway

4.4 on December 25, 2016

It was a great place to stay. Very beautiful and peaceful. The owners greeted us at the door and showed us around and walked us to the room. Our room was more beautiful than the pictures online! Such a romantic setting. The hot tub was clean and spacious. The only thing we would've liked was a couple of more options to choose from for breakfast.

Beautiful Victorian Home, warm friendly Innkeepers.

5 on December 13, 2016

Quiet, clean, warm and peaceful. Loved it here. Will return.

Really nice place

5 on November 29, 2016

So comfortable with lots of extras and outstanding food.

Excellent B&B, and the breakfasts were outstanding. Guy, Jaynee, were excellent hosts, and they filled us in about what you could do in the area. Beautiful inn and area, with plenty of good wine to taste, and restaurants to have dinner. We like to go up in the to view the fall colors while hiking.

5 on November 24, 2016

Orlando & Barbara Fernandez

A Wonderful Experience

5 on November 16, 2016

We were made to feel welcomed the moment we arrived. The inn is beautiful and each room was decorated to perfection. We were with a group and relaxed in the parlor. We enjoyed delicious breakfasts each morning. The owners and helpers couldn't have been nicer.It truly was a wonderful experience!

Very nice

4.8 on November 10, 2016

Enjoyed our stay very much. Very friendly people in a very good place to stay.

Beautiful Inn in a beautiful town!

5 on November 09, 2016

We loved it here! The food was fantastic; coffee, tea, hot chocolate and other beverages available around the clock along with fruit and then baked goods in the afternoon. Rental movies available with coffee and a mini-fridge and beverages upstairs as well. The rooms were clean and the owners were very friendly. My only complaint was the bath towels were so tiny that they worked for hair but that's about it. In the scheme of everything that is so minor and I would definitely love to go back... just bring a towel from home!

Wonderful B&B!

5 on November 08, 2016

We had a great time. Jaynee and Guy were so nice and made us feel welcome. Breakfast was outstanding. We highly recommend staying here.

Very nice Visit!

3.8 on October 26, 2016

The Host's were very pleasant and friendly and the accommodations were neat and clean. Breakfast was yummy! Would go back again!

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Rooms & Rates

Gifford Room

Our largest room boasts a king-size four-poster bed and is furnished with antique accent pieces. En suite bath features a large walk-in shower and antique marble sink/vanity. This luxury suite has a: • couch • armoire • dresser • fireplace • romantic corner jacuzzi

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

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Hubbell Room

Offers a queen-size antique brass bed, harboring a bright, cheery garden motif. Includes a window bench seat and two sitting chairs for your reading comfort. En suite bath features a large walk-in shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Clement Room

Offers a bold queen-size iron bed, a quaint Victorian accent chair and a fireplace. The Clement Room is tastefully decorated in Victorian cream and black toil 'e. En suite bath features an antique claw foot tub/shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

Burrell Suite

Offers a classic Victorian two-room suite featuring a two-person lounger whirlpool tub and corner fireplace. A six ft. oak headboard adorns the queen-size bed, and the room is appointed with a unique oak armoire/dresser, and TV. The sunroom/sitting room also has a TV and a sofabed to accommodate a third person, if need be. The room's 1880s bathroom has been restored, featuring built-in soaking tub/shower, corner sink, and unique split window/medicine cabinet. There is an additional $30 charge for a third person.

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

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Penfield Suite

Spacious two-room suite, with its own private parlor with fireplace, is located on the first floor of the inn, making it suitable for people with mobility issues. It has a magnificently carved four-poster king bed and a large loveseat in the bay windows overlooking the back yard.

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

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Inn's Suite

Please contact the Inn for more details. This is a self-sufficient independent unit (apt.), which is suitable for families and sleeps up to 5. Since it has a kitchen, breakfast is not included. It has an open living/dining room, a very small bedroom with 3/4 width bed, and upstairs is a very large master bedroom. The bathroom for this unit is upstairs off the master bedroom. The sofa in living room has a queen sofabed as well.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

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Location Type

Small town, Wine country


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

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Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, New York State Wine and Culinary Center, Finger Lakes Racetrack, Antique Mall, Roseland Waterpark, Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens, Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Bath robes, Board games, Copier, Private entrance, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , COMPLIMENTARY SOFT DRINKS, FRESH BAKED GOODS DAILY, MOVIE LIBRARY

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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, antiquing, 90 wineries in the area for touring, fine dining within walking distance, historical sites, great walking city, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00-6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day min. for weekends (Fri/Sat) ONLY FROM MAY THRU OCTOBER 31
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: ONE NIGHT'S STAY
  • Cancellations: Rates are per night and based on double occupancy. Method of payment - prefer Visa or MasterCard but will accept Discover, American Express, ATM cards, or cash. Your credit card number is charged one-night's stay per room as deposit. Cancellation Policy A $25 cancellation fee per room is charged for all cancellations. Should you reschedule your stay within six months from cancellation date, the $25 charge may be applied towards that future stay. We have a 2 week cancellation policy. If you need to cancel your stay within 2 wks. of your stay, and we are unable to re-book your room, you will be charged the full amount. We welcome you as our guests and hope you understand the reason for these policies, as we frequently may have to turn interested guests away when rooms are reserved.
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About the innkeepers

Guy enjoys taking care of the grounds when he's not cooking up something for breakfast in the kitchen. Jaynee enjoys baking, decorating, and finding another treasure antiquing that she can use for the inn. They have always enjoyed entertaining and meeting new people, so innkeeping was a natural fit.

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Full gourmet

  • Time Served: 9 unless separately arranged
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Blueberry cheese cinnamon french toast strata
This is a favorite of most of our guests.This blueberry cheese cinnamon french-toast strata is topped with apple cider reduction sauce and finished off with whipped cream.

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Hot Deal

20% Off Two Night Stay Midweek Deal

Regular Rate: $350 now $280 (20% Savings:)

Price reflects cost of the Clement Rm., pricing on other rooms will be adjusted accordingly. Valid for stays Sun.-Thur. Please contact the inn directly at 1 5853940139 to redeem this deal.

expires Wednesday

Special Package

Wine Lovers Getaways

Sit back and let US do the planning for your wine tour with an experienced driver who knows the Finger Lakes Region at its best! Take all the pressure off of yourself and enjoy your getaway. Package Includes: • 2 Nights Accommodations (Double Occupancy) • 5 hr. Winery Tour in Quality Wine Tours Town Car (suitable for two) • Complimentary gift basket with cheese/crackers and snacks for your trip • Complimentary Souvenir Wine Glasses • $50 Dining Certificate (*choice of four fine area restaurants) • $45 Driver Gratuity Included Pricing: $410 + taxes (this package is an add on. Accommodations are separate. *Can arrange for up to 4 couples with larger luxury vehicles for additional cost. (Pricing for larger vehicle would be adjusted in package pricing)

Romance Packages

Cuddle up with our romantic package and relax in front of a cozy fire and share a bottle of wine or your favorite beverage. Stroll through the quaint historic district to discover the magnificent architecture of days gone by, enjoy the beautiful blue water of the lake, or just partake in a quiet night where you can enjoy a movie in the comfort of your own room complete with popcorn, if you like! Dine at your choice of five fine restaurants in Canandaigua. Package includes: $50 dining certificate (*choice of four fine area restaurants), roses in a vases, chocolate covered strawberries, romantic gourmet breakfast (private seating available upon request), and freshly baked treats from the Inn’s kitchen available in the afternoon/evening. Pricing: $95 + tax ADDED to cost of room accommodations (This package is an add on. Total is added to choice of room accommodations). We require a 2-day minimum stay on weekends from May through October.

Recession Buster Savings (30% Off 3 Day Stay)

Recession Buster - Save !!! Book 3 consecutive nights (Sun. through Thur. ONLY) and receive 30% off your Stay. Discounting does not apply for stays including Fri. and/or Sat. *Not Valid: Holidays, Holiday weekends, New Year’s and Christmas Eve, and the week of Valentine's Day. **Based on Availability

Spa/Massage Specials

Pamper Me Victorian Enjoy luxury accommodations, chocolate covered strawberries, and Swedish massages. Wake to a full bountiful breakfast in the morning. Whether you need to get away by yourself, with that someone special, the girls, or a group, come enjoy our spa package. Package Includes: • Two - 1 Hour In-House Swedish Couples Massages • Chocolate Covered Strawberries Pricing: **Spa Pkg. for 2: $190 + applicable sales taxes **Spa Pkg. for 1: $100 + applicable sales taxes (This package is an add on, and does not include cost of accommodations.) **Cost of massages from the pkg. price and paid by cash directly to the massage therapists (Spa Pkg. for 2 - $160/ Spa Pkg. for 1 - $80).

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