The 12 Best Airbnbs In Finger Lakes, New York

September 10, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Finger Lakes, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Finger Lakes and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Skaneateles Carriage House Easy Walk to Village

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $230 per night, airbnb.com

This carriage house is close to the village of Skaneateles and its beautiful lake. Pet friendly and with two bedrooms, you can walk to restaurants, shops, the grocery store, and a world-class spa. It's a short drive to wineries, distilleries, and hiking spots. You'll love this place for its homey simplicity with all the essentials and comforts one would need for a restful and relaxing weekend.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Cross hardwood floors in the morning and perch on kitchen island stools for breakfast. Gather on deeply upholstered couches and plan a day's adventure in comfort. Have a patio barbecue in the evening and then tuck the kids into cozy bunk beds. We gladly welcome a dog or cat, but please get approval prior!”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“the place was amazing, so pretty, clean and well kept. we will definately be back..kate and sebastian were so kind . lots of personal touches to this place” – Ann
“Kate and Sebastian were great hosts. They provided a lovely and comfortable space for our weekend getaway. We appreciate all the little touches and extra amenities they put in and thought about.” – Lucy
“Kate and Sebastian were fantastic hosts. Beautiful carriage house and my entire family loved spending the holidays there. By far one of my best experiences!” – Mindy
“Clean, comfortable, cozy, modern, and convenient!! Highly recommended! Hosts were gracious and accommodating!” – Jodi
“This was the best stay for a girls weekend! The space was perfect for the 5 of us. Kate had everything set for us when we arrived.” – Ashley

#2 Lakeside Suite – Westside

2 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

Solo travellers will love this space for its comfort, amenities, privacy, and price. This beautiful space is located in a private guest suite perfectly set up with one large room overlooking the lake. A huge California King bed, kitchenette with coffee maker and microwave, a sitting area, dining table, and a full bath with a rain shower complete the entire experience. There is also a full balcony overlooking the lake.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This is your vacation suite on Cayuga Lake. Relax as you take in the view and listen to the water and wind. Watch the comings and goings of boats and birds. Swim in the lake or take a paddle!”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Air conditioning | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Refrigerator | Dishes and silverware | Microwave

Guest Reviews

“This is the ideal cayuga lake getaway for a couple who wants to relax with a beautiful view. The suite is clean and chic, with an amazing view of the sunrise over the lake.” – Jesse
“Exactly as described, awesome views.” – Mark
“My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay here for our Finger Lakes getaway! The studio apartment was clean and stylish, with an absolutely breathtaking view of Cayuga Lake.” – Michelle
“Loved Jes’s place and the thoughtful recommendations. The lake view is fantastic and the location was perfect for getting to the Commons, Ithaca College, Cornell University and some great gorge hiking. ” – Joey
“This place is very stylish and beautiful. Great hosts and view of the lake. Quiet and comfortable with everything we needed.” – David

#3 Rock Stream House

16 Guests | 9 Bedrooms | 8 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1070 per night, airbnb.com

Rock Stream House is situated on a private, peaceful, five acres plot of land. It boasts of 8 elegantly appointed bedrooms with private bathrooms. It's a huge place that accommodates 16 guests, perfect if you're looking to host an intimate gathering. The formal dining room can seat up to 24 guests. There is also a formal living room and a lovely breakfast nook and three fireplaces. For entertainment, the property also has a game table as well as abundant areas for gathering and entertaining family and friends!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Rock Stream House is an amazing, charming, magical Home situated on 5 acres peaceful, private park-like setting. 8 elegantly appointed bedrooms and 8 baths in the main house. Kitchen with grand fews of the valley, two dishwashers and two ovens, is waiting to serve up a banquet celebration. The Great Room features dining space for 20 and a fireplace.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Ethernet connection

Guest Reviews

“Albert's place was great for our group of 12. The seclusion allowed us to be outside without worrying about disturbing neighbors. ” – Devon
“Stay was great! We had 20 people and everyone had a comfortable place to sleep and plenty of space to cook and hang out. Wonderful attentive host!” – Jennifer
“Large beautiful house with plenty of land and 100% privacy. Perfect spot for us to meet and spend time with our wedding party . Everything you need is in the house.” – Nicholas
“Albert’s place was a wonderful setting for our group. The large kitchen island and dining room allowed our whole group to gather and eat together. ” – Kari
“Our large family had a wonderful time gathering under one roof to celebrate our mother. The bedrooms were spacious as were the bathrooms and accommodated our clan beautifully. ” – Cath

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#4 La Casita

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $350 per night, airbnb.com

Extremely spacious with a great location, La Casita is a cozy home with a beautiful yard and 2 bedrooms. It's ideal for a family of four in Ithaca for the weekend. Since it's also a college town, most notably home to Cornell University, it's also an ideal listing if you are in town to send off your child or in town for a graduation.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Had a great stay at la casita. Amazing location, extremely close to all the parks, wineries, restaurants and Downtown Ithaca. Very clean house and comfortable for a family of 3 as we were. Very spacious backyard.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Bathtub | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Private entrance | Long term stays allowed

Guest Reviews

“Had a great stay at la casita. Amazing location, extremely close to all the parks, wineries, restaurants and Downtown Ithaca. Very clean house and comfortable for a family of 3 as we were.” – Melissa
“Jean-Pierre’s home is the perfect place to stay in Ithaca! The house is sparkling clean, very comfortable, and well stocked with everything. The location couldn’t be more perfect.” – Kristina
“The most amazing Airbnb experience with great location. Almost everything in the house is original.” – Merlyn
“Very nice place great hospitality” – Allie
“This is a clean, basic home for a short stay. Jean-Pierre took deep cleaning seriously, which is so important during this time.” – Robin

#5 Sun-Filled And Cozy Family-Friendly Home!

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $350 per night, airbnb.com

Conveniently located in the north end of town on the edge of Fall Creek, this home has an unmissable sunny and chilled vibe. Outside this property on its yard, you'll find a gas grill, vegetable, and herb gardens as well as a private back deck with a small dining table. Inside, you will have a well-stocked kitchen, clean bedding and towels, wifi, and a large computer with an HBOmax account.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Find relaxed clean (and sanitized!) comfort & family fun in our quaint 3-brdm home. Take a short walk to Ithaca Farmer's Market (.4 mi) the Commons (.8 mi) & Cornell University (1.4 mi) or stay in and enjoy a glass of wine while cooking in the kitchen & dining area.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Laptop-friendly workspace | Air conditioning | Heating | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Children’s books and toys | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“Amy’s house was a perfect Ithaca home. Eclectic and comfy, it was perfect for our annual girls weekend getaway..” – Melissa
“Vibrant house with a lot of fresh plants, and 15 minute walk from The Commons. A great escape after a long day outdoors!” – Serena
“We absolutely loved staying at Amy’s house. It was gorgeous inside and her yard is amazing. Her kitchen is fully loaded with everything you need to cook.” – Sarah
“Lovely home! The location is terrific – a quick walk to both the Farmer's Market and the downtown area. Had a great stay at this very beautifully decorated and well-located house.” – Rita
“Amy's place is excellent indoors and out! 2 parents and 3 young children enjoyed the living rooms and kitchen. The upstairs bedroom and shower were very comfortable.” – Tristan

#6 Studio Apartment With View Of Lamoka Lake

4 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Two docks, a paddleboat, and two kayaks come with your stay, so, if you are an outdoors kind of person wanting to sink your feet into hiking trails or get drenched in the rivers and lakes- this home is for you. Stay here with your friends and enjoy a weekend of fishing, swimming and kayaking and come home to a comfortable house. End your day with a chilled beverage at the front porch overlooking the lake.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Upstairs studio Located on lamoka lake which comes with access to fishing, kayaking, weight room and a paddle boat. This is located directly behind the owners residence. A fire pit is provided along with firewood. Grill is provided on the porch overlooking the channel.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Refrigerator | Dishes and silverware | Cooking basics | Coffee maker | Oven

Guest Reviews

“Perfect location for visiting wineries!” – Erin
“Kevin and Caryn were great hosts and the place was perfect for a weekend getaway. The lake is beautiful and the fire pit at night was an added bonus. ” – Maya
“Nice location and unique space.Nearby to downtown, clean and comfortable” Precila
“The apartment was clean and perfect for a weekend getaway for my husband and I. The location was perfect and we loved the lake access with use of the kayaks and paddle boat.” – Annie
“Great hosts, place, and location. Love that the package includes paddle boating and kayaking. Highly recommend!” – Jennifer

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#7 Peaceful Sunny Downtown Home – Very Pet Friendly!

7 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

A pet-friendly home with no pet fees, this big sunny, airy apartment is located on the second floor of a peaceful historic home. If you're looking for a quick weekend getaway at an affordable price, this apartment can sleep up to 7 people making it a great idea if you want to share the costs of accommodation. It's also minutes away from Cayuga Lake, Cornell University, Ithaca College, the Finger Lakes Wine Trail, Ithaca Boat Tours of Cayuga Lake, and the Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“I ❤️ dogs, & we are super pet friendly w/ NO pet fees! Location is everything! You can walk everywhere from this quiet, sunny Downtown Ithaca apartment. Perfect for visiting kids at Ithaca College & Cornell, college tours, events and graduations.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Air conditioning | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Babysitter recommendations | Outlet covers | Fireplace guards | Children’s dinnerware | Baby bath

Guest Reviews

“The apartment was a great landing spot for me and my three shelter shepherds between hikes, visits with friends and trips to the dog park.” – Michelle
“We had an amazing stay at Sarah’s place in Ithaca. The apartment has so many charming attributes and was very comfortable for our multi-night stay with our Great Dane puppy! ” – Nina
“Sarah’s place was much better than what was advertised. The place is an old Victorian home and has multiple rooms with beds and a bathroom with shower.” – Luis
“Amazing location! Best host! Loved it!” – Will
“Nice place for a quick weekend booking, but lacked any kind of legitimate kitchen especially considering the price. Incredibly nice host and is a beautiful home.” – Thomas

#8 Family Retreat Home

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

A private space located in the lower level of the host's home comes with 2 bedrooms and a nice bathroom with a stand-up shower, a kitchenette, and a living room. This is a perfect place to stay in if you're travelling with a baby as this listing comes with pack n play, high chair, baby bathtub, and anything else you would need for the baby while you're here.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Be our guests in our 2 bedroom apt just minutes from Cornell's central campus. Close to East Hill Plaza, and near the bus #51, our space is convenient for you. Located on a dead end road, you'll be able to take a walk in the woods, play in the park nearby, or relax in our hammocks with a good book. We take pride in making sure our beds and linens are super comfy and that everything is very clean.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | High chair | Children’s dinnerware | Baby bath | Children’s books and toys | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“Very clean and nice space. It’s under the house in the back so you can sort of hear people upstairs and probably a bit vice versa. Overall a good stay.” – Chris
“We had a wonderful time at Jennas property. Very clean and welcoming. ” – Jye
“We were very happy with our stay at Jenna’s place. It is clean, comfortable. The beds deserve special mention—they were very comfortable.” – Emily
“Jenna’s apartment was clean, quiet, and well-located for what we wanted to do while in Ithaca. She was quick to answer my messages and everything was as presented in the listing.” – Steph
“Jenna was a lovely host. Super responsive and the place was perfect for our needs.” – Maria

#9 Hi-Tor Hideaway- An Isolation Vacation

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

Privacy, views, trails in your backyard, close enough to local breweries and activities… this is a place to disconnect with your social media and connect with nature and solitude over the weekend. Hi-Tor Hideaway is centrally isolated or located whichever way you want to look at it. Between Canandaigua, Keuka, and Seneca Lakes there is so much to do in the area, and definitely perfect for an outdoorsy traveller.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A beautiful log cabin in the woods with an incredible view, that sleeps 6. Peace and quiet, discovering nature and resetting yourself. Life has been a challenge and it is good to step back sometimes. Our peaceful retreat is centrally located near many parks and waterfalls.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free parking on premises | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Wonderful place, perfect for a couple or family! The views are amazing! The location is excellent, and the host, Lisa, and Michael are very friendly and respond quickly!” – Jiangshan
“This is a LOVELY space, just the kind of peace and quiet in nature I was looking for. Lisa was friendly, responsive, and very flexible!” – Marlene
“This is the perfect place to getaway. Privacy, views, trails in your backyard, close enough to local breweries and activities. My boyfriend and I love staying here and we love that we can bring our dog too!” – Jes
“This cabin was great place to stay close to one of the lakes. Food store was also close by just very nice” – Angelo
“Wonderful authentic log cabin and in an amazing location.” – Aman

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#10 Cabin for 12

12 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

Booking this listing means that you will enjoy the spacious patio in the back of the house and 4 acres of land on which the property is located. This is a well-decorated and sufficiently equipped cabin fit for 12 guests, with ample space for everyone to be comfortable in. This is an ideal place to stay if you want to explore Fillmore Glen State Park, Skaneateles Lake, and Emerson Park.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in the heart of Finger Lakes region this unique house that was designed as a modern log cabin offers plenty of space inside and outside. There is a fire pit and a gas grill in the back yard. Parks and lakes in this area will let you engage into hiking, kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, biking and enjoying the nature at its best.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Dishwasher | Refrigerator | Dishes and silverware | Cooking basics

Guest Reviews

“A great and relaxed stay, location was great and so were hosts!” – Dalton
“Great stay, great amenities. Near to hiking trails!” – Dawvy
“It’s nice and clean, good amenities and great for large group” – Aya
“Very nice place. Cabin is beautiful. Has been built and decorated expertly.” – Erik
“Really nice cabin, perfect for our family girls overnight. Very clean and had everything we needed. Neighbors are super nice too.” – Jamie

#11 AURA-Experience Serenity

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $500 per night, airbnb.com

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night in a classic church? This unique property is a historic church building which has been artistically converted into a grand residence, nestled in downtown Aurora, New York. You will feel peace and solitude staying here. With room for 8 guests, this listing is perfect for meditative retreats, a weekend of reflection, and for family and friends to get together, share time and make memories.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Treat your senses, your spirit, and your well-being at AURA. Enjoy a night, a weekend or a week in a place of peace, serenity and meditation. Reconnect with family and friends. Enjoy the beauty of the Finger Lakes, go wine and beer tasting, eat farm to fork food, play and swim in Lake Cayuga, explore the Wells College campus and discover how wonderful this one of a kind experience of sleeping in a church can be.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Free street parking | Kitchen | Refrigerator | Dishes and silverware | Dishwasher

Guest Reviews

“Patti’s place was a perfect staging spot for our weekend. The heat works great. Beds were comfy- very important to us.” – Mary
“Great unique space in a cute small town. Highly recommend for a group of 4-10. Patti was very responsive and I recommend the space, particularly for history buffs.” – David
“Very unusual experience to live inside a church. The place is well kept and cleaned. Sleeping rooms are small like Manhattan apartments.” – Jimmy
“We all like this special home, had very good time staying there. Kids spent whole night on playing hide and seek. Can’t wait to come back next summer.” – Tong
“Gorgeous place,for a special occasion really. Spacious and special.” – Julia

#12 Ithaca's Downtown Getaway

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

A fully equipped 3-bedroom townhouse welcomes a family of 8 to spend the weekend at beautiful Ithaca. It comes with a sunroom for relaxing indoors, a spacious deck, and a private back yard is for relaxing and lounging, and a grill station for a weekend barbeque. A few short blocks away, you get to enjoy the Picturesque Cascadilla Falls where you will find 20ft multiple cascading waterfalls.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“We are excited to announce that we have UPDATED the Master bedroom, it now has a spacious King size bed, and the other 2 bedrooms both have Queen size beds. The sunroom is set up with a futon and can be used as a fourth bedroom. This is a great place to stay if you want to be in the hub of where the action is yet far enough away to peacefully relax. Just a few short blocks from Downtown, yet boost a private fenced in backyard with deck & gas grill, so you get the best of both worlds.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“This is a great location. Very centrally located and there's a driveway plus 24-hour street parking. Rooms and couches were very comfortable and kitchen had everything we desired (including a blender).” – David
“If you're an Ithaca or Cornell grad–or just a fan of the town and beautiful falls in the area–this is a perfectly located, spacious, and cozy spot. Not to mention the huge grill and picturesque patio out back!” – Jeff
“We stayed here with 2 young children (3. 5 and 1. 5), and it was the perfect spot.” – Rachel
“Great place, comfortable furniture and great hosts. Loved our stay” Alex
“Loads of space to run around. Perfect for family with kids. Had all the right amenities for a comfortable stay”- Merina

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