10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Finger Lakes, New York

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With gorgeous landscapes and amazing outdoor recreation opportunities, Finger Lakes region in central New York has become a favourite destination. The region’s 11 glacial lakes make for a spectacular setting that offers numerous scenic wonders to explore, such as deep gorges, cascading waterfalls, and lush forests. State parks, such as Letchworth State Park (The Grand Canyon of the East), Taughannock Falls and Watkins Glen State Park, are the best places to enjoy the region’s natural beauty. Finger Lakes is also a fantastic destination for a wide range of outdoor sports, such as hiking, kayaking, and fishing. The wineries of this area are highly acclaimed, with Seneca Lake Wine Trail being the most popular for touring. Find the perfect place to stay in during your visit by using our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals near Finger Lakes, New York.

1. Upscale holiday home next to Cayuga Lake in Seneca Falls (from USD 323)

This posh and trendy lake house is located just next to Cayuga Lake. You will love staying here since it comes with amazing lake views. Recently remodeled, the house offers modern interiors with sleek furnishings and high-end amenities. With three bedrooms, the house is spacious and can accommodate up to eight guests. Inside, you will find a well-appointed living room that leads to a large deck overlooking the lake. The deck comes with a fireplace and outdoor furniture. The kitchen is fully equipped with top-end appliances. Guests also have access to a dock.

Cayuga House - A Private Cottage on Cayuga Lake
Seneca Falls, New York, United States
115 reviews
Entire cottage 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is great
comfortable house with a beautiful view
the view is spectacular and the beds are incredibly comfortable highly recommend
evenings were spent on the comfortable deck with a beautiful view
adam’s place includes a comfortable and private outdoor space with a grill and chimenea
Cleanliness:
clean bright and spacious
the house was very clean
super clean has everything you’ll need
adam's place was great very clean and just as it's pictured
the house was spotless and looked exactly like the pictures
Host:
adam was very responsive when we had questions
the owner is very nice and quick to reply to messages
great host communication
adam was very responsive and helpful in answering all questions during and prior to our stay
adam is a great host and checked in with us several times during our stay
Location:
this location was perfect getaway to the finger lakes region
great location nice little place
this was a wonderful location close to the water and right by a park
we hope to book back at this location or another one of his places this summer or fall
peaceful location right on cayuga lake
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2. Historic reconverted schoolhouse with igloo in Burdett (from USD 183)

Atop a hill near Seneca Lake, this 1875 FLX Schoolhouse offers unbeatable views. It dates back to the1800s and combines vintage charm and modern conveniences. Recently renovated, it features top-class amenities and upmarket furnishings. The house comes with two bedrooms and can accommodate up to four persons. It follows an open-plan design and includes a chic living room, a dining area, and a full kitchen. There’s also a large front yard that comes with outdoor furniture, a fire pit, and a heated igloo, which offers a memorable way to view the night sky. A patio is available too.

1875 Schoolhouse with Stunning Views & Modern Vibe
Burdett, New York, United States
126 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed cooking meals in the fully equiped kitchen
the flx schoolhouse is stunning the place is very cozy and comfortable with fantastic views
the space was very comfortable and we really appreciated all the attention to the small details
we absolutely loved spending time in the igloo and the space was so comfortable
such a beautiful kitchen with anything you might need
Cleanliness:
everything was super clean and the beds were cozy
it was clean tastefully decorated and very comfortable
very clean and thoughtful welcome note with a few extras upon arrival
we really appreciated how clean comfortable and well decorated the house was
big open living area spotlessly clean comfy bedrooms
Host:
she was so helpful and added amazing touches throughout the home
great spot and great host
very responsive to questions or concerns
this place was absolutely amazing and you were the perfect hosts super quick responses to any questions we had
her recommendation on local restaurants and car services was very helpful
Location:
great location just a short drive away from watkins glen
great location for visiting the area
well located and super easy to get to all the wineries
the location was great quiet safe and not far from town
peacefully out of the way but close to everything
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3. Comfortable cabin with a mountain backdrop in Hemlock (from USD 154)

With this spacious cabin, you will enjoy a mountain setting while remaining close to the Finger Lakes area. It is located in Bristol Mountain, which is just around 10 minutes away from Finger Lakes. Elegantly furnished, it features two bedrooms and can accommodate up to four guests. The main section has an open-plan layout that comprises a living area, a dining area, and a full kitchen. At the entrance, there’s a large deck with outdoor furniture for relaxing. There’s also a small pond outside the cabin that guests have exclusive use of. A pedal boat is available seasonally. The front yard comes with a fire pit and hammock.

Chickadee Cabin: A Peaceful Finger Lakes Retreat
Hemlock, New York, United States
187 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well-equipped and all the furniture was so comfortable
cozy cabin with a great view recommend staying here
was copy and comfortable and the star view was perfect
the space is so warm and cozy and the pictures do not do the space justice
we loved our stay at chickadee cabin the cabin was comfortable and beautiful and the property was perfect
Cleanliness:
very clean inside and beautiful kitchen
absolutely beautiful so clean and comfortable
everything was sparkling clean cozy and comfortable
in the age of covid everything was sparkling clean and super comfortable
it’s very clean and in such a beautiful setting
Host:
pam was an amazing host
pam was quick to respond and a great host
pam was kind enough to provide us with a welcome basket
pam was a great host very responsive but also let us have our privacy
pam was always very quick to respond and was a wonderful host
Location:
the location is excellent
gorgeous private cabin & amazing location with surrounding lakes and wineries
it's in a great location near several of the lakes
this cabin and location is absolutely perfect for a getaway
beautiful place to get away
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4. Handcrafted garage loft near Waneta Lake in Dundee (from USD 113)

This loft has been handmade using lumber from the property. It is located on the east end of Waneta Lake and is around 2 mi (3.2 km) to Keuka Lake. Though the loft sits on top of a garage close to the hosts’ house, it offers complete privacy with a separate entrance. The cosy one-bedroom studio offers space for four guests with one double bed and two twin beds. It also includes a daybed. The available amenities include a living area with a TV, a small kitchen with a breakfast bar, and a full bathroom. The highlight of the apartment is the large window that offers a stunning view of the lake.

LAKE VIEW loft with lake access in Finger Lakes
Dundee, New York, United States
213 reviews
Entire loft 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
peaceful cozy little loft with views of the lake
the view was gorgeous and the place was cozy and adorable
the apartment was quite stylish with some amazingly impressive wood work
great place to unplug for the weekend but wouldn’t recommend doing work here since wifi/service can be spotty
there is a small kitchen (no oven) that is perfect for a weekend trip
Cleanliness:
rustic great communication and clean
jason’s place was clean and cozy
absolutely beautiful and clean
jason’s place is very clean elegant and modern
very clean and convenient to numerous vineyards in the area
Host:
very nice host
friendly and welcoming host family
owner jason was a great host
our hosts were friendly and helpful
hosts are good people
Location:
adorable get away location to hide from real life
great stay perfect central location
close to many great shops and wineries
the place was in a great location to explore the seneca wine trail
the town was cute and offered good locations to eat
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5. Charming cottage fronting Keuka Lake in Penn Yan (from USD 200)

This adorable cottage, which is right in front of Keuka Lake, is a delightful option with unbeatable water views and lake access. Suitable for up to eight guests, this cottage, which is over 100 years old, features 4 bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a screened-in porch. The cottage has a home-like ambience with convenient amenities and inviting, simple decor. It comes with three decks where you can enjoy wonderful views–one overlooking the lake, one by the lake next to a dock, and one out on the front. Please note that three bedrooms are located in the main house while the fourth is located on top of the boathouse by the dock.

Keuka Lake Front Cottage!
Penn Yan, New York, United States
40 reviews
Entire cottage 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the furniture was really comfortable
great views and comfortable beds
the cottage is very comfortable
cottage was comfortable and had everything we needed
cottage was cozy and very nice
Cleanliness:
cozy clean and exactly as described
the house was clean
elfe's cottage is a clean and an adorable 100+year old summer home
best fishing i've had in a long time also it is very well cared for and very clean
Host:
the host made us feel very welcome
the host was very helpful and responsive
had good communications with owner
elfe is a great host
first elfe was a great host and always prompt to answer any questions i had
Location:
loved the location and the neighbors were great
it is in a beautiful location
you could not ask for a better location great hiking and wineries all close by
this historic home was a cute getaway where we could be close by the lake
this is an excellent location for anyone who wants to vacation in the finger lakes region
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6. Well-appointed cabin on Cayuga Lake in King Ferry (from USD 108)

Situated on the shore of Cayuga Lake, this stylish and tastefully decorated cottage offers a laid-back and tranquil setting for a relaxing vacation. Airy and full of natural light, it features one bedroom and an open floor plan with a living area (which has a sofa bed), a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen. The front patio offers spectacular panoramic views of the lake. The lake can be accessed via stairs from the cottage, although there is no dock available. A stream by the cottage leads up to a small waterfall. Small grocery stores are located nearby while Ithaca is a short drive away.

Experience Minka Life: Simple is good.
King Ferry, New York, United States
189 reviews
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing setting on the lake very cozy unique cottage
the views from the bungalow are stunning and the home itself is cozy and had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
everything was super clean and neat as a pin
the place was clean and perfectly furnished and designed
minka is well equipped and very clean
know that you will have a clean and comfortable place to stay
Host:
jude is a gracious host
jude is amazing host makes you feel at home
jude was the most gracious host
jude is a wonderful person and host
jude and bill are amazing hosts
Location:
it’s a beautiful place and the location is perfect
an adorable little place in a beautiful location
the space was beautiful and the location was perfect
it is a short drive to great wineries and places to eat
the location is breathtaking and all of the neighbors are so lovely and friendly
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7. Striking octagon-shaped cabin close to Seneca Lake in Ovid (from USD 115)

Situated on a farm and on the east side of Seneca Lake, this octagon-shaped cottage for up to four guests offers a sense of blissful seclusion. The tiny home has two floors, with the lower level having a living area (with a sofa bed), a small kitchen, and a bathroom while the loft, which is accessible by a spiral staircase, features a double bed. A covered deck is available, which is great for enjoying the views of nature.

The Octagon Ultimate Social Distancing
Ovid, New York, United States
132 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the octagon is cozy and offers great views privacy and solitude
the fireplace kept us nice and warm and the kitchen allowed us to cook ourselves a full dinner
it was cozy and perfect for a quiet serene weekend getaway
it was small and cozy while having everything we needed to make our stay comfortable
the surroundings made for a secluded cozy beautiful fall getaway
Cleanliness:
the place was impeccably clean and stylish
expect a warm welcome and a clean home
very clean with all the extras you need
clean space and cute and fluffy dog would return again
very clean very quiet very nice
Host:
guy was a great host
guy was a great host
guy was the best host we could've asked for
guy is an amazing host
guy is a great host
Location:
it is the perfect location for a getaway
it’s close to wineries and taughannock falls state park which is beautiful
perfect place to stay for a unique romantic get away in the finger lakes
guy’s place was comfortable and unique at the same time
it was a great place to get away for a while and enjoy the area
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8. Well-furnished cottage near Canandaigua Lake in Canandaigua (from USD 82)

Located on the eastern side of Canandaigua Lake, Maiden Lane Charm is an inviting cottage for four. Offering a classy ambience with tasteful and elegant furnishings, the cottage comes with a living room, a full kitchen, and two bedrooms. There’s also a fireplace to make sure you stay warm on cold days. An upper deck with lake views and a front patio are also available for guests. The yard includes a playhouse for children and a storage shed.

Maiden Lane Charm
Canandaigua, New York, United States
102 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
appreciated the addition of a free-standing air conditioning unit
on her table where beautiful welcoming flowers hand picked sunflowers with a welcoming letter
you can expect a beautiful view and a very comfortable stay
appreciate the nice touches we discovered over time like a hammock in the shade and kitchen essentials
the beds were comfortable one firm and one soft
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable bed
everything was super clean and cute
clean detailed thoughtful and quick to respond
the house was super clean quaint with super added special touches
great place to stay very charming and clean and would definitely stay again
Host:
joni is a wonderful host
joni was an exceptional host and a kind compassionate person
she was such a hospitable host and very responsive
joni was a pleasure and very kind
joanie was more then a fabulous host
Location:
cute little place near enough to downtown canandaigua
super convenient location and cute little place
the house was super cute and in a good location
great location with many thoughtful touches
joan’s place is super cute and comfortable
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9. Guest suite inside a lakeside house in Geneva (from USD 150)

For an unforgettable experience, stay in one of the suites offered in this lakeside house. Nestled amid the woods along Seneca Lake, the fully furnished house gives a serene backdrop for your vacation. It features top-notch amenities and trendy decor. The lower-level suite comes with two spacious bedrooms, which can accommodate two to eight guests. Access to the bathroom is shared.The lower level also includes a well-furnished living room and a full kitchen. At the upper level, you will find a roomy deck where you can take in spectacular views of the lake. There are a couple of decks available on the lower floor, which also give fantastic views. Guests have access to a dock out front.

Locke's Glen Lakefront Apartment - 1 or 2 Bedrooms
Geneva, New York, United States
73 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms he has available are beautiful with amazing views of the lake
locke's glen is pleasantly comfortable and cozy plus the views across seneca lake are fantastic
the lower suite has two beautiful rooms both with lake views
we were made an awesome breakfast - much more than we expected
the house is gorgeous the downstairs apartment was really large huge bedrooms with great views
Cleanliness:
he keeps lockes glen beautiful and very clean
super clean and exactly as describe the view is amazing awesome communication before and during our stay
the house is beautiful and spacious and clean
our stay at david's was absolutely amazing the house is beautiful and the rooms are really comfortable and spacious
Host:
david was a wonderful host
david was great company and a hospitable host
david was an awesome host
david is an excellent and gracious host
david was very knowledgeable about the area and was a friendly host
Location:
super close to local wine/brews/geneva
beautiful location and amazing sunsets
the location right on the water with the dock will be perfect for summer fun
our stay was wonderful being so close to local wineries and the village for shopping and bars
what a wonderful location great house on a quiet road right on the lake
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10. Luxurious studio apartment near Seneca Lake in Hector (from USD 170)

This studio apartment, which is located along Seneca Lake and on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, offers a luxe setting with high-end, plush furnishings. The place is expansive. It features a well-appointed living area, a dining area, a full kitchen, and a double bed. The owners stay on the premises on the upper floor, but the rental offers full privacy with its own entrance. Guests also have access to a patio where you can marvel incredible views of the lake. There’s also a dock.

Private Lakefront Apartment on Seneca Wine Trail
Hector, New York, United States
97 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a lovely cozy space with unique touches and views that never get old
the pictures don’t do the apartment or the lake views justice
the open view of the lake from any seating area in the apartment was breathtaking
dan’s space was inviting comfortable and impeccably decorated
dan's studio apartment is one of the best air bnb's i have stayed in for such a great price
Cleanliness:
the place was clean
it was such an awesome experience dan left us very impressed with his cleanliness and quick polite communication
the space was very clean quiet and felt like home
pictures don’t do this place justice it was sparkling clean and beautifully decorated
it was very comfortable clean and perfect location
Host:
dan was a great host
dan was a wonderful host answered all questions quickly and had plenty of recommendations for the area
dan was a wonderful host- super kind & responsive
dan is a great host met us upon arrival and had some great general recommendations
dan was a great host and responded quickly
Location:
great place and great location
ideal location near so many wineries and good restaurants
we loved the location—perfect for visiting many great wineries
beautiful location fantastic place to stay and a perfect weekend away
the house was a perfect location
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Rental options best suited to enjoy Finger Lakes

The numerous towns and villages found in the Finger Lakes region offer many attractions. From museums to art galleries, Finger Lakes has something that will be of interest to you. Start planning your vacation by picking out one of these best Airbnb vacation rentals near Finger Lakes, New York.

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