With its setting on beautiful Seneca Lake in the heart of central New York, the City of Geneva offers residents and visitors alike the opportunity to walk, bike, or simply sit to enjoy lake views that truly inspire.

You’ll observe a downtown dedicated to its past with amenities for the present. Take the time to sit in a rare and historic “atmospheric opera house” for a unique experience, whether an off-Broadway show, a concert, or a current movie on one of the largest screens you’ll find anywhere. Visit the splendid shops for fresh flowers, unusual gifts, antiques, and local memorabilia. Enjoy a unique eating experience in a comfortable restaurant, or outdoors at any of several sidewalk cafes. The City of Geneva is also central to the exciting Finger Lakes wine country, rivaling California for quality and award-winning wines.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges occupies a 170-acre campus that contains 46 student residences, 48 classroom and administrative buildings, a library, two dining halls, a cafe, two gymnasia, a sport and recreation center, numerous athletics fields, several computer labs, a studio arts center, an intercultural center, a chapel, a career center, infirmary, theatre, student activities center, pub, post office, bookstore, radio station, boathouse and dock and guest house. A 108-acre biological field station is also maintained by the Colleges.

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting Geneva as a tourist destination. The Chamber’s lakefront office on Routes 5 & 20 serves as a welcome center to Geneva. It is open seven days a week from mid-May to mid-October. Chamber staff will answer any questions visitors have about the area, provide maps and brochures, and help visitors find accommodations. Telephone inquiries are welcome. The Chamber also operates a kiosk near Exit 42 of the New York State Thruway.

Stay Near This Town

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    1802 Chapman House

    Located in the center of Geneva’s Main Street Historic District, 1802 Chapman House sits centrally to Seneca Lake, wineries, and restaurants. Across the street from Seneca Lake and residing directly on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, 1802 Chapman House offers direct access to scenic views and invites you to sample world-class wineries.. Learn More…

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    1907 Bragdon House B&B

    Bluesy undertones of the 1907 Bragdon House Bed & Breakfast, located in Geneva, NY and central to the Finger Lakes and Hobart & William Smith Colleges, can only lift you up. Ranked #1 of 9 on TripAdvisor for Geneva B&B’s, the languor of our large veranda implores you to drop all worries and relax as you overlook the elegance of Seneca Lake. Dedicated to your comfort and pleasure, our first and second floors mix class with personality. Learn More…

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    Yale Manor

    Yale Manor is conveniently located in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country, on both the Seneca Lake, and Cayuga Lake Wine Trails. Just minutes from Geneva, NY, Yale Manor is privately tucked away on ten acres, in a park like setting. The manor’s boat house rests on the shoreline of beautiful Seneca Lake, with a dock/deck that extends out 100 feet onto the lake, where you can swim and enjoy panoramic views and picturesque sunsets. Learn More…