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Monier Manor, surrounded by the gentle hillsides of the Finger Lakes Region and nourished by Canandaigua Lake lies the gentle and nostalgic village of Naples. Naples, New York remains true to its small town rural appeal and dedicated to the grape - the universal attraction to all regions of the Finger Lakes, with wineries too numerous to count and vineyards stretching to cover every hillside.
A historical property belonging to a beloved era of beautiful architecture and luxury appointments, Monier Manor has stood since the mid 1800's. Within the house, guests will find four intimate guest rooms professionally designed and decorated to please the most discriminating traveler. Outside the inn, there are beautiful grounds, perfect for relaxing or an intimate gathering of friends.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Bruce and Donna Scott for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
They use it as a base to explore NY’s Finger Lakes.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We are best known for our great breakfast and beautiful décor. I love the huge rooms and original architectural details.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
A woman suffering from Cancer spoke about how she felt peace and comfort during her stay and her cancer went into remission.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
Grimes Glen. Beautiful hike to lovely waterfalls right in the village.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Visit the wineries, visit Letchworth State Park, Visit Watkins Glen and area, go antiquing.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
2 wineries, several restaurants, a bar, Grimes Glen.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Local Restaurants Roots Café and Brown Hound Bistro use locally sourced foods.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? How many rooms does your inn have?
Do you accept pets?
No. Some places in the area do allow pets.
The historical parlor is located on the first floor, and includes a working marble gas fireplace, original plank wood floors, antique grandfather clock, genuine oriental carpet and comfortable seating. The dining room (located behind the parlor), although formal with its stunning crystal chandelier, is also inviting. Featuring original plank flooring, genuine oriental carpet and fabulous food every morning for breakfast, the dining room also houses the reading library of several books to choose from. Upstairs in the grand hallway, there is a small refrigerator with complimentary sodas and space for guests' use as well as a microwave and microwave popcorn and coffeemaker.
Breakfast is served every morning in the dining room. A hot entree is served at 9:00 a.m. and reflects the innkeepers' love of good food with special meals like strata, vegetable and cheese tart, frittata and fresh bacon or sausage. Blueberry pancakes with blueberry syrup are the crowd favorite and all meals are made from scratch. The menu is cooks choice and varies daily to take advantage of the fruits of the region and season of the year. Special needs can be accommodated if discussed in advance of arrival.
- Widmer Wines is literally in our backyard.
- All Finger Lakes Wine Tours make a great day trip
- Naples has some great local restaurants and taverns-all within walking distance from the inn
- Summertime Bristol Valley Theatre is right in the village
- Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center
- Cross Country Skiing
- Bristol Ski Mountain boasts one of the highest vertical drops in Western NY and is located 8 miles from Naples
- The Grape Festival is celebrated every year at the end of September
- Other Finger Lakes attractions and locations such as Seneca Falls, Geneva and Skeneateles are an easy day trip
- Unlike these lovely spots, Naples is still less than an hour from everything that the Greater Rochester Area has to offer. (Shopping, Museums, Pro Sports)
"Thank you Donna for a wonderful stay-you were so helpful arranging our wine tour that led to our engagement!" -Allegra and Mike
"Thank you so much for a great time, you made our 25th anniversary special for us." -Dave and Miriam
"Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. The most comfortable bed we've ever slept in. We came here to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary with very close friends that are also celebrating their 29th!" -Lindi & Allen, PA
"Thank you for such a wonderful stay-your home is great."