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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. We had intended to stay at the B&B across the street, but they were booked and suggested the Driftwood. We feel so fortunate for the change. The Driftwood is right on the water, not across the street from it. The wonderful front porch allowed us to relax and take in the beauty of the lake, the...

Thank Gloryb65
Albany, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I am 56 this year, and until this past weekend have never just fell asleep under a tree watching the lake. We have our own place on the lake but this was special. My wife and I took the tiny room at the top of the stairs, it was clean, quiet and comfortable. Jim is awesome with breakfast and keeps...

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here and we were very happy with it. The owners were very hospitable, the house is well maintained and comfortable, but the best parts are the location/ access to the lake, the view, and proximity to vineyards. A perfect spot for a relaxing get-away topped off with a glass of wine while watching the sunset.

Thank Tom B
Endicott, New York
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had an amazing time at the Driftwood B & B in Ovid, NY! The food was delicious and artfully prepared, the rooms were exceptionally clean, and the hostess - Tammy - was very accommodating to our needs. From early mornings on the deck, to kayaking, to evenings under the stars out on the lawn, we could not have asked...

Thank Sally D
Albany, New York, United States
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is my first time at a bed and breakfast. After my experience here, I feel like I'm spoiled and it will be hard to find one that matches up to this! Jim and Tammy are extremely generous and laid back hosts, and were so accommodating! Jim even made me a different breakfast than the one they were serving! The...

1Thank LPE632
Port Saint Lucie
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Great hosts...breakfast was so good!! We had room # 2 had a great view of the lake and since the weather was good we slept with the ceiling fan going and the window open. We could hear the waves hitting the shore....it was awesome. Loved the porch swing and the sunset was beautiful !! Only drawback is that the closest...

Thank Yelnit
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I've been there twice. The first was for a mini bachelor party for my buddy. I arrived before they did, so I took advantage of Tammy 's fresh cookies. I then read on the porch overlooking the lake, the epitome of relaxation. Breakfast the next morning was delicious, and then my 2 friends and I took advantage of the kayaks...

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Jim & Tammy are by far the most gracious B&B hosts we have ever had the pleasure of staying with. Breakfast was excellent. Room descriptions on their website are accurate, and the rooms are very clean and well kept.We enjoyed time on the porch with its spectacular lake view and borrowing their canoe for a nice paddle in Lake Cayuga....

Thank Vic S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

First time at the Driftwood but not the last. Beautiful location right on the lake. Tammy and Jim are gracious hosts in their beautiful home. Our room had a great view of the lake and we cooled off swimming in the lake and padding around in their kayaks. We sat on the porch in the evening and watched a magnificent...

Thank Ann W
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Jim and Tammy are wonderful hosts and have restored and preserved a beautiful Inn right on Lake Cayuga. Nothing like sitting on the porch, enjoying the lake breeze and reading a book. If you want to relax, enjoy a wonderful breakfast and be in the midst of beautiful scenery, there is nowhere better than the Driftwood Inn Bed & Breakfast...

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The Driftwood Inn is located directly on the shore of Cayuga lake, in the heart of the Finger lakes region. The main house which has 6 guest rooms all with private bathrooms is a perfect choice for a romantic get away! Also on the property are 4 family cottages ranging in size and price, these are all rented by the week only. We offer 260 feet of water frontage and a dock that extends 140 feet. With your stay we offer a paddle boat, kayaks, and a row boat for your use. We are also within easy driving distance to area wineries and state parks. Ithaca is just a short 20 minute drive from our location. ... more   less 

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Address: 7401 Wyers Point Rd, Finger Lakes Region, Ovid, NY 14521-9567
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ovid
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Driftwood Inn b&b
Driftwood Hotel Ovid
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“Room #4 has a king sized bed and a beautiful view facing Cayuga Lake!”
 of 5 bubbles taylorweber, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We prefer lake view rooms. The one room on 3rd floor has lake view and is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles molockwood, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has lake views, a king bed, and large private bathroom. We loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles U9633IXjenniferb, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You have access to entire house with a nice wrap around pouch so we didn't spend much time in our room. Every room was comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles carolkris, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms 2-3 and 4 are lake front views but room 5 is luxurious. The bell cottage was my favorite with 2 bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles marelena54, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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