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Skaneateles a nice place to chill.

Skaneateles Sits right on the lake and is quite a nice, friendly quaint stop over. I was visiting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Gorgeous place to relax

There is so much to do in Skaneateles and having the lake to sit down and relax or walk around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jen a
Syracuse, New York
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“sherwood inn”(23 reviews)
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This clean, serene lake is the easternmost of New York's Finger Lakes.
Skaneateles, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skaneateles Sits right on the lake and is quite a nice, friendly quaint stop over. I was visiting relatives in Auburn NY and heard about it. It was just hinting fall so leaves were just coloring up. The Main Street is easy traveling and well...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much to do in Skaneateles and having the lake to sit down and relax or walk around makes it so much better!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A magical lakeside town, peaceful residents, and good-class restaurants. An amazing scenic stop point halfway between Niagara Falls and New York. We stopped for one night to enjoy the views of the town and the lake

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

This place is absolutely amazing and exceptional. Ultra clean and comfort everywhere. They thought of everything to make your stay the very best Would highly recommend to everyone. Thank you so much

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

When visiting with friends and family in the area, we always make a stop at Skaneateles Lake. This Finger Lake is clear and clean. It is always fun watching the boats on the lake and just enjoying all the beautiful views.

Thank NancyinDerby
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Beautiful and clean. Take a boat ride to see all the wonderful homes on the lake or a drive around it.

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gem. Expensive as expected but definitely must see attraction in CNY! The street has nice fancy stores. Limited restaurant options. It's a pity that there's not more area dedicated to public use.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a beautiful old time town. Just a lovely visit. Cannot wait to go back in October. The lake was spectacular.

Thank MFR2014
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This lovely finger lake is reputed to be incredibly clean. Good for summer swimming. Take a boat trip.

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A lovely place to spend an afternoon, evening or the entire day. The lake is beautiful to look at - there are benches throughout the town and by the water to sit, relax and enjoy the view. Several restaurants with wonderful menus offer a variety...More

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dale d
17 July 2018|
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Response from Tony O | Reviewed this property |
As others have pointed out there doesn't appear to be a concession for the rental of beach chairs. Most chairs in evidence on our visit were clearly part of a 'personal collection' taken to the park for a family outing.
19 October 2016|
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Response from askeydesign | Reviewed this property |
Everyone has answered the parking question. Sherwood Inn is nice for lunch also and you can sit on the porch and view the lake. They have a tavern menu also. I don't think the boats are running now, but check with them... More
19 September 2016|
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Response from pat b | Reviewed this property |
i do not think u will find anything reasonable in town. Couple of places are on the way into town though and can be a 10 min walk at best/