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A historic Inn, Magnolia Place was brought to life in 1837, as a farm house overlooking beautiful Seneca Lake. Perfectly nestled in the heart of the region's finest vineyards and wineries, between the Finger Lakes wine country and beautiful Lake Seneca, only minutes from Watkins Glen International Raceway and a short drive from Cornell University and local outdoor activities, restaurants and attractions, Magnolia Place provides the perfect balance between modern elegance and historic charm.
Expect a warm welcome from your Innkeepers and staff. Mention an interest, and you'll soon have a customized map and list of activities in your hands. Settle into your suite and delight in its many amenities. Walk into the kitchen at early evening and a selection of home baked goodies and seasonal beverages will await you, before you turn in for the night.
Our wonderful fully air-conditioned (summer) and cozy, heated (winter) Inn, with it’s historic atmosphere and our knowledge of local things, will make it one of the most delightful and memorable experiences you'll ever have.
Whether for a romantic getaway, an activity filled vacation, a family get-together, or simply as an end to your Sunday drive, Magnolia Place’s tastefully restored rooms, culinary delights, and inviting views, welcome you to a special place. Guests can choose from eight delightful suites. Each is stylishly appointed, and features generous amenities, including original local artisan creations, lavender soaps and creams in every suite from a local lavender farm, and little touches and details everywhere you look to complete the suite experience. Exquisite beds are lavishly adorned with fine linens. Romantic fireplaces and inviting sitting areas encourage lazy, tranquil afternoons. Each of the private suites features well-appointed luxurious bathrooms and soaking tub or separate shower, and several feature a sensual or whirlpool Jacuzzi. All rooms are air-conditioned, so pamper yourself with a relaxed and cool get away from the New York summer heat.
In-room delights are available for that special occasion delivered to your suite to await your arrival, or at your request. A country breakfast is served every morning in our spacious kitchen. When the weather permits our breakfasts move out to our veranda where you can linger awhile over a good cup of coffee and enjoy the view of scenic Seneca Lake, or bring back to your room and relax over the view and a late start for the day.