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La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you happen to be in Ithaca for either Ithaca College or Cornell University events or even just for a get a way, this is the place for you. Most unusual and upscale Hotel in greater Ithaca area. Closer to Ithaca College but short drive to Cornell. The view down into the valley is spectacular, the happy hour with local... More 

1 Thank ralphwilhelm1
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to this hotel the entire time our son was at Ithaca College. La Tourelle is right down the street from the school. There is a happy hour every night from 5-6 showcasing Finger Lakes wines and cheeses. It is a great opportunity to meet the innkeepers and other guests. The rooms are comfortable, the 2nd floor rooms overlooking... More 

1 Thank EBK55
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and this was the perfect spot. Very romantic, relaxing, clean and the grounds were beautiful - the staff gave us a complimentary bottle of local sparkling wine from a local winery to help us celebrate.

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Penfield, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here one night on our honeymoon. Room was great. The bed was fabulous. The commons area was a great place to socialize upon arrival. The beer/wine and cheese was a nice touch after the drive. The grounds are beautiful. The staff was great and always there to answer any questions. The spa is warm and... More 

1 Thank Chet3
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scot does a super job and we were thrilled to spend the weekend here, only regret was we didn't have an extra day. Great place & great food to match their hospitality. Would definitely love to visit in another season.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love an intimate Inn with an on-site Spa. After a really stressful week, this was the perfect setting. The room, a King Suite was spacious with a lovely view and a fireplace. It was clean and charming. We wanted to tour the various wineries but did have time, so having the complimentary wine tasting each evening was a real... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a ladies weekend at the La Tourelle and couldn't ask for much more. Staff was friendly and very accomodating. It was warm, inviting, and can't complain about the wine reception in the lobby each night. We felt right at home there. Beds are VERY comfortable, rooms were clean, spacious, and loved having a variety of books to read... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a great hotel but a substantial step up from the cheesy motels and alot les generic than most of the hotel offerings. Best thing is the (free) wine bar in the evenings with a very generous and gracious host. Nice lesser-known is the bar out back serving the "glamping" crowd (yes they have glamping here also). Rooms OK--quite large... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my recent two-night stay at La Tourelle. This was an off-season time for the hotel, so the hotel was generally quiet, which was wonderful for me as I'd been on the road for several days already. Typically, I don't sleep well the first night in a new hotel, but at La Tourelle, the comfort of the bed, the quality... More 

1 Thank Musician47
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Cornell for several days and wanted to stay somewhere outside of Ithaca that didn't involve a hotel chain. La Tourelle was a terrific choice. The staff were great: friendly and helpful, and always saying hello. Our room on the ground floor, looking to the rear of the estate, was generally very quiet (though one evening there was... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Cuisines: American
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're looking for a getaway that offers deluxe accommodations; fabulous food; great wine; a destination spa and adventure experiences all nestled in the gorgeous New York Finger Lakes wine region, you've found it! La Tourelle's 54 deluxe rooms have dreamy pillow-top mattresses to ensure a restful night's sleep. You'll need that sleep if you plan on touring the wine trails; visiting the museums; taking a hike in any of five state parks, or participating in the numerous adventure excursions available in "gorges" Ithaca. After experiencing all that Finger Lakes wine country has to offer, you'll really appreciate getting pampered at August Moon Spa. We offer all the services you expect from a destination spa, plus we have two Tranquility Rooms where you can relax and enjoy cuisine from our "farm-to-table" menu at The Bistro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa

Address: 1150 Danby Rd, Route 96B, Ithaca, NY 14850-9406
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: RM542 - RM907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
La Tourelle Resort And Spa
La Tourelle Hotel Ithaca
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ithaca
#6 Family Hotel in Ithaca
#8 Business Hotel in Ithaca
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“Ask for room on second floor looking out the back, down into the valley: spectacular view!”
 of 5 bubbles ralphwilhelm1, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms toward the end of the corridor are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles EBK55, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the back gazebos and hills are beautiful - we had a king w/fireplace!”
 of 5 bubbles 763bethb, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms near doors blocking off areas. We accidentally let the door bang, I was very aware of how loud it was.”
 of 5 bubbles PeggieDancer, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wide range of room costs depending on the time of year you are booking.”
 of 5 bubbles smartgirl1121, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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