1897 Beekman House

39 Main Street , Dundee, NY 14837 USA (Show map)
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The 1897 Beekman House Bed and Breakfast is an elegantly restored Victorian home built in 1897, combining old fashion elegance with modern conveniences in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. We welcome you to experience the graciousness and hospitality of our Victorian home. Step into the past, enjoy the present, create memories for tomorrow. Home is located in the heart of wine country in the beautiful Finger Lakes. All rooms have king or queen size beds and private baths en suite.




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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Onsite Dining5.0

Exactly what I was looking for for my solo getaway

5 on September 01, 2018

I was a little nervous about traveling alone for the first time, but Chuck and Gerry were incredibly friendly and welcoming. Their house is absolutely beautiful and well maintained. Breakfasts exceeded my expectations. I will be visiting again.

Anniversary trip to the Finger Lakes, NY

5 on September 16, 2017

We just loved our time at the Beekman House. It was wonderful to meet Chuck and Jerry. A close friend of mine is a close friend of theirs, so we were looking forward to our visit very much. We spent 3 days and 2 nights there for our anniversary. The house is just gorgeous and made for a very romantic get away for us. Chuck's cooking is amazing. One morning he made quiche lorraine and it was the best I ever had. I can't do justice to the food with words. It was exquisite. He even accommodated my special dietary needs, and believe me there was no lapse in flavor! There are so many nice little touches that they include-locally made handmade soap in the bathroom, homemade caramel corn for a snack, tea and coffee available, throws so you can enjoy their porch on a cold evening, it goes on and on. The finger lakes area of course is beautiful and they are very close to some gorgeous parks and wineries. Chuck and Gerry were the "icing on the cake!" I highly recommend this to anyone who wants a relaxing, pampered vacation!

Outstanding House and extremely warm owners

5 on November 11, 2016

This place and these owners couldn't be nicer. Beautiful house with great woodwork nice beds and charm. The owners are wonderful and warm from helping with the luggage to showing us around the house to setting us free tasting passes to a number of wineries. The breakfast is wonderful and the owner chef deeply cares about giving you a great experience and providing you with not only great tasting food but great looking food and an excellent description of every item. The breakfast is actually a three-course breakfast wonderful. Highly highly recommend. Thanks again from Bill and Tammy!

B & B with Chef and Lady France

4.8 on July 21, 2016

Excellent Bed & Breakfast in old Victorian style house in Dundee, NY. Chef Chuck France prepared from scratch culinary delights for each of our breakfasts. Close to to both Keuta and Seneca Lake and their wineries, restaurants and lake activities. We would stay there again and highly recommend this B&B.

quick getaway

4.2 on November 08, 2015

We spent only two days but the hospitality was perfect. The innkeepers have an artful way of handling their guests. It was lovely!

Superb Romantic Stay

5 on December 03, 2013

My girlfriend and I decided to take a spur of the moment trip to the finger lakes for some wine tasting and made a surprise reservation the night before we left. From the very beginning of our reservation process we knew this would be an excellent stay. Chuck and Gerry could not have made our stay more pleasant, warm, and inviting. Upon walking in we were greeted by name and given a tour of the beautiful b&b. Our room was not only beautifully decorated it was impeccably clean! The beds and rooms were extremely comfortable and it was all wrapped up in a perfect romantic setting. The breakfasts were beyond compare, as a trained chef Chuck takes a lot of pride in his cooking. This was our first stay at the beakman house but it most certainly will not be our last. We look forward to our future stays!

Beautiful, charming, and delicious!

5 on November 15, 2013

Superb b&b! My husband and i spent our honeymoon here. Elegant, hospitable and Delicious. Chuck Catered to our dietary needs (gluten free) and it was delish! Chuck & Gerry are wonderful, and made our stay truly memorable, cant wait to return!

Wish I Could Give 6 Stars!

5 on November 08, 2013

My partner and I recently spent two wonderful nights at Beekman House for my birthday. This was our first B&B and I truly believe we have been spoiled for life. The inn is beautiful and immaculate, the food and service are absolutely first class. From the moment we were greeted by our hosts, Chuck and Gerry, we were treated like royalty. My partner requested that I have an in-room massage and they arranged for it to happen. Three course breakfasts prepared skillfully and with love we're amazing. There was a lovely coffee/tea station, snack in the afternoon, regional wines for purchase, and on and on. I had forgotten my makeup remover and lo and behold there it was for me. We stayed in the Royal Room and the king sized bed was comfy and cozy. Even the pillows were great. It is completely obvious that Chuck and Gerry are passionate about what they do. A stay at 1897 Beekman Place is truly a wonderful experience. Don't miss it! Steve & Jo

The best

5 on October 31, 2013

Actually it was my first stay at a b&b but my best overnight stay anywhere. Breakfasts were nearly priceless. Very clean. Wonderful wonderful hosts. I will be back and I hope to send friends there just to hear the report. Was hard to leave. Really.

Top Notch

5 on October 16, 2013

We stayed at this Bed and Breakfast last weekend and it absolutely exceeded all of my expectations. This was our first experience with a B&B and I have to say that Chuck and Gerry has totally spoiled me for any future innkeepers. I doubt that I will ever find a wonderful experience like this again. The house and rooms are decorated very well and the innkeepers attention to detail is beyond words. Now let me talk about the food!!!! Words don't even begin to to do justice to the scrumptious breakfast that is served to you daily. You will spend the whole day just waiting for breakfast the next morning. His culinary skills are beyond compare. It is regular food with just enough haughtiness to make you feel like royalty. I highly recommend anyone visiting the finger lakes area to stay here as it will only enhance your stay to a beautiful area of the state.

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Rooms & Rates

Royal Room

This room is the largest of our rooms. The king sized bed, twin night stands, armoire and large thirteen drawer dresser with mirror are all dark mahogany in the very ornate English Manor style. The 39 inch flat screen TV is hidden in the large armoire. The regal elegance of the gold and burgundy colored comforter set and matching drapery makes you feel like royalty. There is a sitting area with table and chairs by the bay windows overlooking Main Street. The bathroom is finished with black marble tile, a glass shower and dark wood vanity and mirror to match the bedroom furnishings.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Isadora's Room

Isadora’s room features a charming, elegant, cherry-wood queen-size bed with dresser and night stands. The room is decorated in a teal-blue color with a canopy crown over the bed. It also includes a beautiful mahogany antique desk and chair, as well as needlepoint chairs and table. The private bathroom includes a white marble tiled floor, pedestal sink and a glass enclosed shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

French Room

This room features dramatic walls with deep crimson red colors. It is elegantly appointed with an antique French queen size bed featuring a cameo and fine detail. There is also an impressive, ornately decorated, large armoire from France. Beautiful marble-top dresser and night stands, along with a marble non-working fireplace adorn this room. A canopy crown is draped over the bed with attention to detail and matching draperies. The private bath includes an antique vanity, with original marble sink and marble floor. It also includes a Jacuzzi tub and shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Oriental Room

This Oriental-themed room is our smallest room, but it is cozy & romantic. It features a queen size four poster bed, canopy drapes, and a beautiful hand-painted Oriental armoire. The private bath features deep plum tones and includes separate shower and an antique Oriental vanity with the original marble sink.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Cottage Room

The Cottage Room was historically occupied by the resident cook for the Beekman family. It is located on the back of the home, separating it from the family quarters, resulting in a more private setting for this guest room. It is furnished with a very comfortable pillow top queen sized mattress on an antique Eastlake style bed, nightstands, dresser with mirror and platform rocking chair. For your more modern conveniences the room is also equipped with a flat screen HDTV, free Wi-fi access and a ceiling fan. The private bath is located a few short steps down a private hallway and has an antique clawfoot soaking tub as well as a separate walk in shower. Robes are provided for your use.

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

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Location Type

Heart of Finger Lakes, Countryside, Lakefront, Small town, Wine country


Rochester, NY (ROC-Greater Rochester Intl.) 70 miles

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Race Track Watkins Glenn, Dinner Cruise, Sailing, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Piano, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Wine Tasting, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3-7pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No We can usually accommodate children over 12 years of age.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: A two-night minimum stay is required.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card number is required when booking reservation.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be made prior to two weeks before check in date (3 weeks for racing event weekends and for the Finger Lakes Wine Festival weekend). Cancellations after that will be charged for a one-night stay - unless we are able to rebook the entire period reserved. When several couples or groups reserve multiple suites, individual phone contacts to provide a name and a credit card number is required for each suite. "No Shows" without any cancellation notice will be charged for the entire period of the reservation.



Chuck & Gerry France

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About the innkeepers

Food and Wine

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  • Time Served: 8:30A and 9:15A
  • Serving Location: Tea Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

We can usually accommodate with advance notice.

Signature Dish

Quiche Lorraine
A personal sized quiche made with a creamy egg custard baked golden brown with crispy bits of home smoked and cured bacon and melted Swiss cheese, garnished with a palate cleansing salad of fresh field greens dressed with a house made lemon vinaigrette.