Seneca Lake is the second-longest among the Finger Lakes, measuring 38 miles (61 kilometers), and it’s also the deepest that became a training ground for submarines. It contains several shipwrecks, including the 1860 paddleboat, “The Onondaga.“ Not only is this a shipwreck diver’s paradise, but it’s also the playground of water sports enthusiasts. Maintaining the best lake water quality, it is safe for swimming, paddling, kayaking, canoeing, and boating. You can cruise along the shores and see the verdant hilly landscape ideal for growing the best grape varieties that produce world-class red wines. Scroll down for the top Airbnb vacation rentals near Seneca Lake, New York, and experience one of the best lakeside holidays you’ll never forget.
This rental is in a cul-de-sac in Dresden, New York. It’s the ideal home base for guests who want to explore wine trails and go fishing. The 1950s cottage retained its cozy vintage feel. The main bungalow offers two spacious bedrooms, a full bathroom, a fully stocked kitchen, a dining area, and a cozy living room. Behind it is a spacious patio for grilling barbecue and dining al fresco with awesome lake views. A stairway leads down to the boat dock and cabana, which has a changing room, a seating area, and a deck for relaxing. Guests can use the canoe for fishing and paddling around the area.
Blackbird CottageDresden, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is beautiful cozy and fully equipped with the essentialspenn yan diner had great breakfast sandwiches (kind of pricey) and the spotted duck had excellent dairy-free custardit was peaceful and while cozy had space for us to spread outhowever there were multiple fans provided that helped cool the bedroomsthis cottage is adorable it is very clean and the beds were incredibly cozy and comfortablethe place was clean and cozythe place was really clean and well stockedthe inside was clean however we would have appreciated a bit more attention to detaillakeside was very beautiful and the lake is so crystal cleanwe had a great time at the blackbird very cozy & clean can’t beat the view
Host:our host joleen was incredibly responsive and provided support to address some of our concerns upon arrivaljoleen was accessible and extremely helpful every step of the wayjoleen was a great host with excellent communication and accommodationswonderful hosts with excellent communication and instructions tooRead more reviewsgreat place excellent location quiet neighborhood and short drive to anything you needcozy cabin - perfect for a close family get togethergreat location on the west seneca wine trail between geneva and watkinsjoleen’s place is in an excellent location on lake senecathe location is great and you can’t beat being right on the water
This gorgeous lakeside home is in a cul-de-sac near wineries, restaurants, breweries, casinos, and Watkins Glen. Six guests and a pet can enjoy their stay here, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The light-colored interiors are decorated with nautical accents. You can lounge in the living room, with relaxing lake views seen through the large bay windows. You can eat in the formal dining room indoors or out on the covered deck overlooking the lake. Head down to the dock where you can go kayaking, canoeing, and boating.
Lake Side Home, Stunning Views & sunrises!Penn Yan , New York, United States
Top guest reviewsi can't say enough about the beautiful views from the deck and the comfortable furnishings & spacethe cottage was spacious and very comfortable with the furnishingsgreat lake views well maintained and cozyall the amenities you could need are available making your stay so comfortablebeautiful stylish cozy cottage on lake front propertyeverything is clean and comfortablethe house was lovely and cleanbeautiful homey and very clean staythe house is impeccably clean warm and welcomingclean and well stocked with everything you may need
Host:nancy is a wonderful hostthe host was wonderful to work with and totally accessiblethe owners have provided everything needed and more to ensure you have a dream get-a-waynancy was the most gracious host and made booking check-in and check-out so easy and convenientthis cottage on the lake was absolutely amazing—and nancy was a wonderful hostRead more reviewsit’s a great location and very peacefulthe location on the lake was beautifullocation is perfect for doing a few of the wineries and hikesthe location is perfect to go to various wineries/brewerieswonderful location and view
This lovely lakeside cottage is at the center of a wine trail. It was remodeled in 2019 with brand-new interiors and chic furnishings. It features a well-equipped kitchen where you can cook your delectable meals. The home has three spacious bedrooms that can sleep up to six guests. The covered patio can allow guests to enjoy drinking and dining outdoors, with unobstructed lake views. The wide yard has a fire pit and enough space for dogs to run around. There’s a spacious dock where you can launch your boat or kayaks.
Waterfront Home on Seneca Lake Wine TrailPenn Yan, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsamazing views and cozy space centrally locatedthe lake is gorgeous from the kitchen/living room viewthe rooms were small but comfortablethe living room has huge windows so you can enjoy the lake from insideit’s clean and nicely decoratedsuper clean and beds and sheets are so comfortableso clean wonderfully updated and perfectly located on the watergreat weekend fantastic location very cozy very clean with a beautiful viewrooms were spacious and nicely laid out
Host:host was very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location and comfortable spacefantastic location - you literally can’t get closer to seneca lakegreat time and great locationthe location was perfect for a long weekend in the finger lakesthe house is conveniently located to many nice wineries and a short drive to watkins glen state park
This private home is built on a hillside with direct access to the lake and wine trails. The elegant space features creamy white interiors, shiny wooden floors, and chic furnishings. The open layout looks inviting, with its fully equipped kitchen, breakfast island, and living room with floor-to-ceiling-windows. The wide furnished balcony is for grilling barbecues, lounging, and dining outdoors with spectacular lake views. Though there are only two cozy bedrooms, there are enough beds to sleep up to six guests. Comforts such as WiFi, Smart TV, heating, and hot water showers are provided.
Seneca House - A Private Cottage on Seneca LakePenn Yan, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed as well as living room chairs were super comfyevery room has a beautiful view of the lakeinterior was also very stylish and comfortable perfect for couples or a group of 4the house was very cleanit is also very clean and cozy yet stylish and modernthe house is clean and cozy and was an amazing getaway for me and my now fiancéif you’re looking for a relaxing getaway this is the place the cottage was very clean and comfortable
Host:adam was a great hostadam is a great hostgreat host who was responsive and attentiveadam is a great host and you definitely feel that he has customer service in mindmeeting owner adam was an added bonusRead more reviewsi thought the location was greatgreat location-quiet spot on the lake yet close to wineriesthe house is in a beautiful locationthe house was very nice and the location was amazingit was the perfect place for a relaxing weekend away
Cozy and elegant, this two-bedroom home is perfect for a couples retreat or a small family outing. It’s located in a quiet neighborhood along Pine Road Drive. This rental is a stylishly renovated home with nautical accents, earth-toned interiors, and spacious rooms. There are two bedrooms with five cozy beds to sleep four guests. There’s a wide wooden deck where you can lounge and dine outdoors with splendid views of the manicured lawn and lake.
Seneca Lake Waterfront CottageDundee, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsbeautifully furnished well appointed lake home with the perfect view clean and comfortablebeautiful place with a great dock and outdoor area inside was very clean with comfortable furniture and bedsit was very comfortable for three of useverything's clean and has been well maintainedclean comfortable with everything needed to settle right in
Host:kimberly and jay were great hosts and super responsive to any questions i hadkim is an amazing host that was easy to communicate and work withkim is a welcoming thoughtful and responsive hostesskimberly was very nice and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is great in between watkins and geneva with vineyards/creamery nearby
Three cozy cottages are offered by the host, fully equipped to host three couples or six guests. The cottages are located in the east of Seneca Lake and are 15 minutes away from breweries, wineries, diners, and distilleries. Each rustic cottage has its own tiny porch, kitchenette, queen bed, Roku TV, air conditioning, and en suite bathroom. The garden with a gazebo, fire pit, and barbecue grill are shared areas. The stairs can lead to the dock, where guests can have 100 feet (30.5 meters) of shared beachfront with a fire pit, picnic area, horseshoe pit, and gazebo on the dock. Guests can also use the paddleboards and kayaks on site.
Cozy Lakeside Cabins on Seneca Lake #1Lodi, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsnew a/c and a quiet overhead fan cools the cabin quicklya very cozy cabin with beautiful views lots of extra amenitiesthe cabin had a beautiful deck with two very comfortable wooden chairsthe perfect cozy place to chill out as well as enjoy the water and sunsets on seneca lakethe cabin was nice and cozy surrounded by amazing viewsthe cabin was clean and cozyextremely clean romantic atmosphere pleasant locals comfort levels are of the highest levelpristine cleanthe cabin is very clean and cozyan exceptionally clean cabin where everything is brand new
Host:awesome hosts and a wonderful staymaura is a very nice hostmaura was an amazing hostwill be returning hosts are lovelymaura was a great host and her home is beautifulRead more reviewsgreat location for wineriesthis location is an easy revisitstunning location peaceful and quietvery beautiful and peaceful locationbeautiful setting and close to the all the restaurants
This lovely space is on the eastern side of the lake near state parks, fruit and flower farms, and wineries. The cottage is ideal for those who want to go swimming, kayaking, fishing, and boating. It comfortably hosts eight guests, with two spacious loft-style bedrooms, a regular guest room, and two full bathrooms. The classy interiors have a modern country vibe, with its rustic wooden dining table, comfortable leather sofas, and full kitchen. The balcony and big bay windows can provide breathtaking lake views.
Lake Front & CentralLodi, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe roku on the tv was a nice touch as wellthe beds were all very comfortable and the cottage was spacious for 5 adults and a babythe only draw back was the strong smelling water (sulfur) when you showeredextra touches like bbq firepit s'mores convenient laundry on first floor were greatthis rental was perfect for 6 people with some more room to sparevery clean and comfortablethe house was very clean and nicely decoratedthe house was clean and stylishit is peaceful clean and beautifultotally look past it the house was spotless great bedding and towels
Host:and the hosts are super responsive and helpfuldustin was very responsive and accommodating to any special request we haddustin was a great host communication was awesome and the rental process was excellent from beginning to endoverall we did have a good stay and the host was very responsive if we did need somethingcommunication with the host was quick & easyRead more reviewsgreat location right on the watera great location for those wanting to explore the finger lakeshighly recommend staying at this house location was nice and close to wineriesthe bunk beds are great the location is very idealwhat a view great location - close to wineries
This cottage is isolated by a ravine surrounded by trees and hiking trails beside a creek connecting to the lake. Inside, the guests can shift smoothly from the living room, kitchen, breakfast counter, and dining area, with its open layout. There are two spacious bedrooms and one modern bathroom for four guests. The covered patio can offer a splendid lake view, and the lower deck is perfect for al fresco dining.
Seneca Lake East Shore CottageOvid, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe cottage was cozy and had great views of the waterhas wifi and a large computer mounted to the wall perfect for the kids when we got rainwell stocked kitchen with bar of local wines to purchase and enjoyit was very clean - not rental clean but clean cleanthe house is clean comfortable and charmingthe place is neat and clean they have kayaks and a fire pit with ample woodthe house was spotless and pretty much everything you need other than clothes and food are already therecomfortable and very clean with a nice breeze and the sound of the lake through the windows
Host:kenny and linda are wonderful hostskenny and linda were great hostskenny and linda were gracious and thoughtful hostsken and linda are the perfect hostshosts went above and beyond to make it extra special for birthday celebrationRead more reviewsperfectly located on the water and close to so many thingsthe location is perfect; on the water secluded close to everythingwonderful place to stay on the finger lakes extremely scenic peaceful gorgeous location in the middle of the lakeit was a great location not to far from everywhere you want to beperfect location if you want to combine winery/brewery tours with peace and quiet
This cottage is at the end of a road near the lake, vineyards, wine trails, Watkins Glen, and more. It is surrounded by verdant trees and awesome lake views. The spacious home has a wide deck where you can eat and grill while enjoying the magnificent scenery. It features bright interiors, big bay windows, and polished wooden furnishings. The living room is perfect for family bonding, and there is a kitchen where you can easily prepare delicious meals. Sleeping up to six guests, the house has two bedrooms with queen beds and a queen-sized sofa bed in the living room. There is a fire pit for roasting s’mores and a boathouse with a dock.
Sip, Splash, and Relax at Caywood CottageLodi, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsvery peaceful setting with modern comforts (wifi flat screen tv ect)beautiful view comfortable cottage air conditioning in this time of year was greatgreat deck good kitchencozy little cabin with beautiful views and quiet comfortcozy and warm with great viewsclean and very beautifulit’s clean and well stockedthe entire place was very clean and cozyplenty of room for one large family and nice clean bathroomsit was clean and had little touches that made it even better
Host:thank you to greg for being a fantastic hostgreg was a really great hostgreg was a great host he went above and beyond to answer all my questionsgreg was an awesome hosthe was a great host and supplied us with everything we neededRead more reviewsgreat location and areagreat location close to numerous wineriesthe location is great in the center of the finger lakes regionclose to some of our favorite wineries and restaurantsthe house and location were better than we expected
This large cottage is in a wooded area near Seneca Lake. It has a wide porch facing the lake, so guests can enjoy awesome water views while lounging, dining, and barbecuing outdoors. The house has wooden interiors and large picture windows, making it look bright and airy. The fire pit in the garden is surrounded by verdant trees.
Back-Achers Cottage 2Himrod, New York, United States
Top guest reviewspicnic table on the huge deck was so nice to sit oncomfy house with great deck yard fire pit and plenty of room to move aboutthe living room and bedroom off from that have better flooring and windowsit’s such a cozy cabin and the steps down to the pier was fantasticvery clean cozy and quietso clean and perfect spotit was very clean and homeythe cabin was clean and well keptthe place was very clean
Host:jared was a great hostit was incredibly peaceful and the owners very kindjared was very quick to respond and friendly as wellshe is so pleasant and kind hearted so you will not have a problemjared & wanda were warm & friendlyRead more reviewslocation is very goodgreat location for winery hoppinglocation was best part of tripquiet peaceful location on the lakeawesome location and private lake frontage
Enjoy the beauty of Seneca Lake
Aside from the jaw-dropping lake views, these homes can provide easy access to the lake. If you want to explore some outdoor activities, book any of the top Airbnb vacation rentals near Seneca Lake, New York, and enjoy a peaceful holiday.
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