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, flat screen 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

Nice Stay!

4.0 on October 17, 2016

We had a very nice stay and the Finger Lakes Bed and Breakfast. Casey and Cindy were lovely hosts who were more than willing to provide information on local wineries, restaurants, and activities. My family had a nice time relaxing in the living areas after a busy day exploring the area.

Wonderful Weekend!!

4.8 on October 10, 2016

Five couples stayed for a long weekend in this wonderful home. Rooms were simple, each with a small bathroom and a window air-conditioner.....However, we were very comfortable and that's all we needed. Breakfast was delicious. Hosts were very friendly and helpful! We would stay here in a flash for future visits.

Gorgeous home and great hospitality

4.8 on October 05, 2016

I'd never been to the Finger Lakes region and chose Penn Yan because it was close to one of the wineries I wanted to visit. This is a beautiful well-kept home on a quiet street. The center of town is not far. The couple who own the place serve a fantastic breakfast and offer great advice of things to do in the area. They even accommodated a special dietary request I had. My room was beautiful and comfortable. It is highly likely I'll stay here again.

Great Weekend with Wonderful Hosts

5 on September 26, 2016

The Finger Lakes B&B is what Bed and Breakfasts are supposed to be. Very nice rooms in a great old house with wonderful hosts. Will definitely stay there again on our next trip to the Finger Lakes.

Weekend Getaway

5 on September 02, 2016

I absolutely loved this bed and breakfast. It was the first I have ever stayed at and set a pretty high standard for any in the future. It's clean, quiet, and you feel like at home.

Wonderful stay

5 on August 04, 2016

Very comfortable. Great place to stay.

Fingerlakes B & B Stay week of July 18th

5 on July 25, 2016

We arrived and were greeted by Cindy who was very gracious. The B & B was spotless and service was excellent. I stayed in the Sculpture room which was decorated very nicely. Very cozy home feel. Good rates and very close to the wineries. Cindy prepared delicious fresh breakfasts each morning. She Needs to write her cookbook. Gracie Hosts.

A Quiet Gem in a Great Location

4.6 on July 21, 2016

My wife and I are from the Toronto area (actually Mississauga), and we visit the Finger Lakes district frequently, doing the B&B bit each time. This time was one of our most pleasurable trips. Our hosts were pleasant, very helpful, and provided us with great tips on some restaurants and sites in the area, as well as some very interesting 'history' about their home. The house is located only a few minutes from the historic area of Penn Yann, in a very quiet residential area on a large, lot away from any street traffic. Our room was comfortable, spotlessly clean, and nicely equipped. Breakfast was excellent (and very filling)!! We hope to stay there again on one of our future visits.

Relaxing Respite at the Finger Lakes B&B

4.8 on July 17, 2016

Cindy and Casey were gracious hosts, and the room was comfortable and well appointed. The breakfasts were delicious treats. The Inn was close enough to the vineyards and other attractions, but far enough away to make it a nice retreat. Ellen & Chris

A diamond, and not even in the rough!

4.8 on July 10, 2016

The location is great - a few minutes away from historic downtown Penn Yann, in an extremely quiet area, and on a beautiful large plot of land, ensuring the only noises you hear are the birds. Our hosts were most congenial and helpful, and the breakfasts were delicious. The Finger Lakes B and B is definitely on our list of 'we have to go back'. Jeanette and Sam

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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 date. With less than two weeks notice, there will be a $50.00 cancellation fee. No shows and cancellations on the day of check in will be charged the full amount of the reservation. There will be no refunds for early departures.



Casey Kowalski and Cindy DeLano Kowalski

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Resident Pets


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.