Beginning life as a 19th-century farmhouse and barn set amidst 70 acres of farmland, La Tourelle was acquired in 1965 by the Wiggins family who over the years have created a charming, family-run resort located on the edge of Upper Buttermilk Falls State Park and Finger Lakes wine country.
The 55 rooms are warmly decorated in a traditional style and all offer lovely views over the surrounding countryside in addition to cable TV, DVD player, coffee maker, complimentary Wi-Fi and mini fridge.
The resort also features the August Moon Spa and two restaurants: Simply Red Bistro caters for those in search of a unique dining experience, blending locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients with more exotic flavours; the John Thomas Steakhouse meanwhile lives up to its name by offering a varied selection of steaks and seafood.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
The Country Inn and Suites offers comfortable rooms and is located close to Ithaca College, Cornell University and Buttermilk Falls State Park.