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Historic Charm and Modern Comfort at The Inn at Grist Iron

The Inn at Grist Iron is part history, part modern comfort, and 100 percent rest and relaxation! Overlooking Seneca Lake from Wine Country, The Inn at Grist Iron will make you feel right at home. Everything about this pristine and nature-filled resort invites you to relax in luxury. Choose from the historic inn; the Station House Lodge, once the site of the famous Lehigh Valley Railroad; or the Cottage Suites, for a much more private experience. Included in your stay is their delicious, farm to table, fresh country-style breakfast to enjoy every morning to start off each day! They offer homemade staple dishes such as quiche and hash-brown potato casserole, along with homemade pastries, fruit, and much more. Located in the heart of Seneca's Wine and Brewery Trail, you will find a plethora of exciting wineries to visit. Not to mention, The Inn at Grist Iron will be adding their very own brewery in 2015, the Grist Iron Brewing Company, that offers not only incredible beers, but an onsite restaurant as well.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 14 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Watkins Glen
  • Nearby Water Seneca Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Strikingly beautiful Cottage Suites at The Inn at Grist Iron offer space, privacy and modern amenities. You'll find a fully-equipped kitchen, private garden, and your own fire pit. Take part in the onsite Scavenger Hunt, and explore the beauty that surrounds you in New York's pristine Finger Lakes. This relaxing adventure commonly takes seven hours to complete and ends with a delicious dinner and campfire!


The Inn at Grist Iron offers the perfect venue for your next company strategy session or corporate retreat. Plan an outdoor meeting at the picnic pavilion, or plan your event around the bonfire pit. Here, you'll be able to blend work and play seamlessly with a 130-acre nature preserve setting that's perfect for fishing or relaxing by the pond.


A variety of activities for all ages ensures that your next family reunion at The Inn at Grist Iron will be the talk of family gatherings for years to come. Three stocked fishing ponds offer you the opportunity to catch crappie, bass and walleye. Hike through the 130-acre nature preserve, or work on your golf game on three practice holes and an elevated driving range!


Boasting its own private 130-acre nature preserve, The Inn at Grist Iron borders the Finger Lakes National Forest as well as a 13,000-acre federal wildlife refuge. This idyllic spot is perfect for nature lovers. Waterfalls add a touch of beauty. With all of the access to this abundant lake region, you won't run out of activities to explore this picturesque area!


Seneca Lake offers fishing enthusiasts a chance to cast a line for a variety of fish during your New York getaway. Traditionally, lake trout, smallmouth bass, and yellow perch have been a mainstay in this fishery, but you also have a chance to land rainbow trout, brown trout, landlocked Atlantic salmon, northern pike, and largemouth bass.


Set the mood for romance with wine tastings. Reconnect among Finger Lakes waterfalls and forests, or relax in the lodge or inn-style room among Seneca Lake views and luxury. The French country kitchen can pack a made-to-order picnic just for you making your stay at The Inn at Grist Iron an unforgettable experience!


Resting on the shores of Seneca Lake, The Inn at Grist Iron puts the world of Finger Lakes water activity right at your fingertips. Take a windswept cruise aboard the vintage schooner "Malabar X", and board a dinner and dancing cruise. Boat rentals are available on Seneca Lake, as well as Cayuga and Keuka Lakes.


Imagine yourselves in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country, contemplating a gourmet dinner, sipping a local wine, enjoying a spectacular view of Seneca Lake. Try the Waterfall Adventure Tour, Seneca Springs Scavenger Hunt, or Wine Lovers Special. Choose from a variety of comfortable accommodation options, many offering stunning views of Seneca Lake!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Edgewood and Sky View cottage suites provide guests a private full kitchen unit, unique living arrangements for a variety of group sizes and spectacular views of the hillside and Seneca Lake. A stone patio, private fire pit and vaulted ceilings are just a few of the amenities that make these units feel just like home. Experience the "suite" life during your stay at The Inn at Grist Iron!

Villas and Condos

Enjoy a weekend in the restored 1870's farmhouse at The Inn at Grist Iron. The Fireside Suite offers plenty of space with two rooms featuring a large whirlpool tub, French doors that lead to a comfortable sitting room and and expansive covered porch overlooking Seneca Lake. Each of the uniquely decorated rooms in the farmhouse feature a color television, an iron and ironing board and fabulous bath amenities.

Additional Information

  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Sailing
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blackout Drapes
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Gambling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Live Entertainment
  • Miniature Golf
  • Motor sports
  • Photography
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Wineries
  • Free Parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

Plan your next group event at The Inn at Grist Iron.

The Inn at Grist Iron offers a dream setting for a variety of traveling groups. The beautiful setting makes it ideal for wedding group lodging, family reunions, romantic couple's getaways and even honeymoons. Seneca Springs welcomes groups of friends and families for all sorts of vacations and is guaranteed to make your group getaway truly memorable!

For more information please call +1 (607) 546 - 4066 or Send Inquiry.

Food & Beverage Averages

Breakfast Buffet $Country Style Breakfast Buffet Included With Stay

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Nearest Airports

  • Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM) / 27.1 miles
  • Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) / 21.3 miles
  • Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) / 54.7 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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