Set at the northern tip of 15-mile-long Lake Canandaigua, this exceptionally stylish new resort offers 125 rooms and suites divided between the main house and adjacent accommodation wings. Only around 60 percent of the rooms have lake views, so those should be specifically requested. The property is the project of the Sands family, owners of the Fortune 500 company Constellation Brands, (formerly the Canandaigua Wine Company), which acquired an existing hotel on the site in 2018 and demolished it to make way for their new venture. The huge galleried lobby has tall windows that overlook a marina and the casual Sand Bar restaurant. Inside, the Rose Tavern serves outstanding New American cuisine, prepared in an open kitchen. All the comfortable contemporary accommodations feature custom-furniture and modern baths with rainfall showers; lakeview rooms and suites in the main building come with gas log fires and large balconies. Amenities include a spa, plus a heated outdoor pool and hot tub. Canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are available; boating, fishing and wine-tasting can be arranged. Staff members are consistently friendly, energetic and proactive.
Lake King Room, $360; Premium Lake King Suite, $400.
In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.