When you think of New York, you may think of the busy hustle and bustle of New York City – the city that never sleeps. Though New York City has one of the most unique atmospheres in the country, you may not get the quiet and quality time with your significant other staying in the city. However, when you plan a romantic getaway in Upstate New York, you’ll find a peaceful, romantic, hushed setting. There is one place in particular that will guarantee the best romantic getaway in Upstate New York – Belhurst Castle.
The Best Romantic Getaway in Upstate New York: Belhurst Castle
Belhurst Castle creates the perfect setting for a romantic getaway in Upstate New York, as it sits on the shores of Seneca Lake in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes wine region. You won’t even have to leave the castle to find all things romantic, as the castle is home to two restaurants, a beautiful winery, and a spa and salon. Below, you’ll find all of the best ways to treat you and yours to the best romantic getaway in Upstate New York.
The castle took four years to build in 1885, with materials imported from Europe and Medina, New York. Each of the 11 guestrooms is architecturally unique and named after a piece of Belhurt Castle’s past. The castle is full of artwork, oriental rugs, and antique furnishing that will make you feel like you’re in another era. There are beautiful gas fireplaces and a complimentary wine spigot for you to enjoy and make a toast to the start of your romantic getaway in Upstate New York.
In addition to the chambers in the castle, you can also stay in the Vinifera Inn, another hotel on the estate. This 2003 addition to the historic Belhurt Castle hosts 20 modern guest rooms, where you’ll find picturesque views of Seneca Lake. These outstanding rooms make for the perfect romantic getaway, as each room includes a king-size bed, Jacuzzi, a fireplace, and walk-in showers.
The third and final hotel, part of the estate, is White Springs Manor. This hotel hosts 12 guest rooms, just two miles west of the castle, and a cottage located adjacent to the property. In White Springs Manor, you’ll find peace and serenity as you relax with a glass of wine with your special someone, basking in the breathtaking views of the Seneca Lake Valley.
Edgar’s Restaurant at the Castle and Stonecutter’s Tavern are the two restaurants on the estate that you’ll love. If you’re looking for colorful, exciting flavors and sophisticated cuisine, Edgar’s Restaurant is an excellent choice. Along with mouthwatering entrees, you’ll find a delicious assortment of desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. Stonecutter’s Tavern features scrumptious, pub-style victuals. Each handcrafted cocktail is refreshing and pairs well with each dish.
Another area that will give you gorgeous views of Seneca Lake is the beautifully designed tasting room at Belhurst Castle. Here, you can enjoy glasses of the award-winning Belhurst Estate wines, and try our house-brewed Mabel’s Oat Soda Co. craft beer and hard cider. Our knowledgeable and inviting staff will guide you and yours through a delicious and memorable wine tasting. There is no better way to spend an afternoon!
The rustic charm and architecture of Belhurst Castle is what makes us stand out from the rest. Escape reality for the weekend and indulge in our delicious dining, luxurious spa and salon, beautiful winery, and historic lodging. You can find everything you need for the best romantic getaway in Upstate New York right on our property – all of our amenities are just a short walk away from each other. To book one of our extraordinary rooms and enjoy all that we have to offer, reserve online, or call us at 315-781-0201.