Please visit the local Chamber of Commerce or lodging association website for a comprehensive listing and information on places to stay near Farm Sanctuary. For your convenience, we’ve included a list of guest picks.
Please make sure to mention that you are visiting Farm Sanctuary when you make your reservation. Thank you!
Idlwilde Inn is a charming 18-room Victorian mansion overlooking Seneca Lake. The Inn sits on 2.5 acres of land in a park-like setting with a beautiful lawn as well as formal gardens. Prices range from $110–270 a night and, with advance notice, they will happily accommodate vegan dietary needs.
Each room at Glenora Inn overlooks beautiful vineyards and Seneca Lake. The elegant rooms are furnished with Stickley furniture and feature a private patio or balcony, TV, and wireless internet. There is also a Fitness Room available for guest use. Nightly rates are $179–299 on weekdays and $269–349 for weekends. At Glenora, they are more than willing to accommodate special dietary needs and all of their menus contain at least one vegan option.
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
Located at the tip of Seneca Lake, the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel offers 104 deluxe guest rooms including Jacuzzi suites as well as lake-view rooms with balconies. The hotel restaurant offers a separate vegan menu. Additionally, the hotel has an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and business center. Rates start at $209 per night. When making reservations, let the hotel know that you are vegan and they will provide vegan bedding and chocolate for turn-down service.
Best Western, Hammondsport, NY
The Best Western, Hammondsport, is located 13 miles from Farm Sanctuary. It is nestled at the southern tip of Keuka Lake and located in what was voted by readers of Budget Travel as the “Coolest Small Town in America”! Guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, an elegantly designed lobby and guestroom complete with local flare, a complimentary hot buffet breakfast, 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour business center, indoor heated pool, meeting/banquet facilities that accommodate up to 125 attendees, and free parking. They also offer a mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, 40-inch LED Samsung TVs with expanded HBO, and Sealy pillowtop mattresses in all guestrooms.
Cayuga Morningstar, Romulus, NY
The Cayuga Morningstar Bed & Breakfast is a charming 200-year-old farmhouse that sits high on a ridge overlooking Cayuga Lake. Located in Romulus, NY, the B&B is 50 minutes from Farm Sanctuary and offers proximity to other area attractions such as the Cayuga Wine Trail, the Seneca Wine Trail, Taughannock Falls State Park, and Watkins Glen State Park. They offer vegan and gluten-free breakfast options with advance notice. $155–$170 per night.
The Ginger Cat is an all-vegan Bed & Breakfast, nestled on 15 beautiful acres just a few miles from Watkins Glen. There you can enjoy breakfast on the four-season porch, watch magnificent sunsets, and stargaze from the large deck or take a walk through the woods that surround the house and gardens. The Ginger Cat is just 15 minutes from Farm Sanctuary, the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and Watkins Glen State Park. Companion animals and children 3 and older are welcome. Rates range from $135–160 per night.
The Junebug Lodge is an all-vegan retreat located eight miles from Farm Sanctuary. It sits nestled on 35 peaceful and serene acres to get you away from the hustle and bustle of busy life. Come enjoy breathtaking sunsets and sunrises over the surrounding state forests, hiking, a yoga-studio tiny house, and an expansive Vegan Education Center Library. Rates range from $70–$180 per night.
The Blackberry Inn Bed & Breakfast
The Blackberry Inn Bed & Breakfast is located in the heart of Watkins Glen and just a short drive to Farm Sanctuary (11 miles). The Blackberry Inn B&B features three guest rooms. Each morning you will enjoy a farm-fresh country breakfast with locally sourced fruits, vegetables, and breads. At the Blackberry Inn B&B they specialize in you! They will create a vegan breakfast that you will be talking about for weeks, from fresh-baked muffins to mouthwatering dishes! Gluten-free meals are also available. Rooms range from $99–179.
The Colonial Inn & Motel
The Colonial provides a comfortable and restful place for a great night’s sleep and has recently opened a small bistro on site with occasional live music! They are a few minutes’ walking distance from a wide variety of sightseeing and other traditional vacation opportunities, including the world-famous Watkins Glen State Park, also known as “The Gorge,” and its 19 beautiful waterfalls. Conveniently located near other major attractions such as Seneca Lake boat tours, local wineries and their vineyards, Nascar Sprint Cup, Watkins Glen International speedway racing, and more. Make sure to try some of their homemade vegan ice cream! Prices range from $110–175 a night.
Tuxedo Cat Bed & Breakfast
Tuxedo Cat is an all-vegan B&B located in downtown Ithaca, NY, 50 minutes from Farm Sanctuary. It’s a fun home base to explore Ithaca from, with restaurants, the Farmers Market, Ithaca Falls, and the Commons all within walking distance. Amber rescues cats who have feline leukemia virus and gives them a good life during the time they have on this earth. By staying at her homestay, you’re helping subsidize medical care.
The Watkins Glen Villager has three separate buildings, three private parking lots for guests only, a heated indoor pool, sundeck, and a picnic area. Located in downtown Watkins Glen, The Villager is just three blocks from Seneca Lake and within walking distance to many attractions, including the famous Watkins Glen Gorge. Rooms range from $70–145 a night.
Just a three-minute walk from Watkins Glen State Park, this motel is located in Watkins Glen, 15 minutes’ walk from Seneca Lake. Wi-Fi access is provided free of charge. Each room at Watkins Motel offers a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Guests are also provided with a sofa and a desk. Every room includes an en suite bathroom that comes with a hair dryer and free toiletries. Fine restaurants and other attractions are also within walking distance or a short drive away, such as the Watkins Glen International Race Track (only five miles away) and many along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.
The Local Hostel
The Local has been designed for maximum comfort and fun! Located in beautiful downtown Watkins Glen, The Local is one block south of the world-famous Watkins Glen State Park Gorge. The southern tip of Seneca Lake is less than 10 minutes north on foot. Take a quick walk to the entrance to the Catherine Valley hiking trail. Start your Finger Lakes Wine Trail excursion from Watkins Glen; when you are done for the day, you can walk to restaurants and bars. They feature hand-made bunks with memory foam mattresses; three bunk rooms, each named after one of the Finger Lakes; three bathrooms, two with showers; handicapped-accessible building, including bathroom and bunk room; free towel rental; luggage storage available before and after checkout; and a beautiful kitchen for guest use. Prices range from $25–32 a night.
Vacation Home Rentals
Vacation Home Rental 1
Just a five-minute drive from Farm Sanctuary, this beautiful vacation home sits on 70 acres of private forested land. Offering three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, this is an ideal location for families or small groups of friends. Companion animals are welcome. A gorgeous outdoor raw cedar hot tub complements a day out on the shelter. Marked hiking trails wind their way through the private forest. A full kitchen, stocked with all the essentials, allows you to prepare your own meals. Personalized vegan catering is available upon request. Rates are $350 per night in the summer. Lower rates are available off-season. The number of guests is limited to 6 people.
Vacation Home Rental 2
Your retreat awaits on 13 acres of rolling property nestled in the woods attached to the State Forest and only half a mile from Farm Sanctuary! The property features tasteful, rustic updates with a modern twist. Open living, dining, kitchen, and sitting rooms provide plenty of entertaining space for all your guests! Kitchen is fully equipped. Living room with basic cable and Wi-Fi. Four bedrooms (two queen bedrooms, one bedroom with two twin beds, and one bedroom with one twin bed) and 1.5 bathrooms. Distant views of Lamoka and Waneta Lakes from the sitting area. The property is also companion animal friendly! Rates start at $286 a night.
Vacation Home Rental 3
This home has decks and patios to enjoy the breathtaking views and beauty of the area and is two miles from Farm Sanctuary. Home has been completely remodeled and features lots of light, open concept living area, one king bed, and one queen. Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, and ideally located in the heart of the Finger Lakes; you are within 15 minutes of Watkins Glen and Hammondsport, overlooking the smaller lakes of Lamoka and Waneta. $300 average per night.
Clute Memorial Park & Campground
Located in the heart of Watkins Glen, Clute Memorial Park features 35 acres of family recreation area within walking distance of downtown. Tennis courts, soccer field, swimming and bathhouses, picnic tables, fireplaces, children’s playground, small ball field, and skate park are just some of the amenities that are featured. There’s also a boat launch adjacent to Clute Park along the Seneca/Erie Barge Canal. Dogs are welcome if you keep them on a leash, clean up after them, and provide proof of rabies vaccination. Rates start at $30 a night.
Visit Corning’s favorite campground! Ferenbaugh sits on 274 open and wooded acres with a 40-foot-wide creek, nature trails, and much more. They offer 115 wooded and 30 pull-thru campsites for your RV, camper, or tent. Slideouts and BIG Rigs are welcome. Pull-thrus have 30- and 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi. The wooded and creek-side sites have 20- and 30-amp electric and water service. Their facilities encourage relaxation and fun times with your family, while the new pool beckons for your swimming enjoyment! Rates start at $27 a night.
Havana Glen Campground
Havana Glen Park, which includes Eagle Cliff Falls, is a well-developed town park at the south end of the village of Montour Falls. It provides for excellent recreational opportunities as it has ball fields, playgrounds, camping facilities, and a beautiful (and short) hike through Havana Glen. The park contains various species of rare native New York State plants, and has been classified as an important area for birding, as more than 100 species have been documented here. McClure Creek, the source of Eagle Cliff Falls, has been designated a trout stream, and is thus protected to allow for migratory fish from Seneca Lake to safely spawn. Rates start at $22 a night for a campsite.
Watkins Glen KOA
Watkins Glen KOA Campground is a complete camping resort located in the Heart of the fabulous Finger Lakes region and is committed to making your vacation in the Finger Lakes most memorable. The Watkins Glen/Corning area is considered the heart of the southern Finger Lakes, with most of the spectacular points of interest within 30 to 45 minutes of the campground. The campground has long been regarded as the best location for RVers and campers who come to enjoy the region. Over the years, they have focused on adding amenities to encourage you to “kick back and enjoy.” Rates start at $41 a night.
Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes state parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. Within two miles, the glen’s stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. The park offers 305 campsites with restrooms, hot showers, dumping stations, and firewood for sale. Other offered amenities include food concessions, gift shops, rental pavilion, picnic tables and grills, playing fields, an Olympic-sized swimming pool and kiddie pool, modern playgrounds, and gorgeous scenic views. Rates start at $18 a night.