Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps

252 North Main Street, Canandaigua, New York 14424
Innkeeper(s): Lynne and Bill Keiper

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction

    Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps frontBed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps is located in Canadaigua, New York, in the Finger lakes and wine country region.

    Innkeepers/owners, Lynne and Bill Keiper, welcome you to experience and unwind in one of Canandaigua's premier historic homes. Its charms of the 19th century include period antiques and fireplaces, as well as modern amenities such as down blankets, an all-season spa and sumptuous breakfasts. Wireless internet is also provided for your convenience.

    The Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps offers guests five stately guestrooms-each with a private bath, television, and tastefully decorated for comfort. Accommodations include a gourmet breakfast, use of the parlor, and outside grounds. The gazebo is a great place to relax in the fair weather months.

    Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps front

    Our spacious rooms provide a relaxing diversion from the hectic workweek. The common room and reading room are available for relaxation or conversation. A wonderfully private place to unwind-deep in the heart of Upstate New York's scenic Finger Lakes Region.

    Discover the natural scenic beauty of Canandaigua Lake, New York's wine country, and the surrounding Finger Lakes Region.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking formemorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Bill and Lynne Keiper for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Convenience and variety - we’re so close to so many cultural, culinary and recreational attractions, e.g. Sonnenberg Mansion & Gardens, CMAC Performing Arts Center, the NY Wine & Culinary Center, and the lake! 

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for spacious and comfortable guest rooms and common spaces with all the charm that an early 1800’s house can offer.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Experiencing the best of upstate New York condensed into one scenic and tasty snapshot.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    “Your warmth and humility emanates through your B&B - the welcome accommodations, food and service made our stay one that we will remember always!”

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Perhaps the New York Wine & Culinary Center - they offer a dazzling array of classes and tastings with their expert staff and guest chefs.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    1. Park the car and walk less than one mile - to downtown Canandaigua shops with chocolate, coffee, oils & vinegars, clothing, antiques and crafts; amidst great dining options
    2. See the lake(s); drive to some choice vantage spots, including some with choice vintages (white and red) - the wine, beer and cheese trails meander through very picturesque countryside
    3. Take in some history - from the birthplace of the women’s rights movement to transportation history (Erie Canal and Granger Carriage Museum), to Native American culture (Ganondagan), to the Eastman House in nearby Rochester, NY
    4. Hike or bike one of the trails or parks - see some of the many waterfalls or abundant birding opportunities; visit the Sonnenberg Mansion & Gardens

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens, downtown Canandaigua, the NY Wine & Culinary Center, the Granger Estate and Carriage Museum, over two dozen restaurants/brewpubs, and beautiful Canandaigua Lake!

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    There are so many good options but Eric’s Office, Il Posto and Simply Crepes have seen us return most often.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Try visit but check out and also for their latest schedules.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have five rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    No, but for dogs, Boom Towne Canine Campus in less than 10 miles away in Farmington.