The Black Sheep Inn and Spa located in the picturesque Wine Country of New York’s Finger Lakes Region offers you a tranquil setting from which you can explore the many unique experiences awaiting you here in the Finger Lakes..


Welcome to the Black Sheep Inn an historic Octagon house lovingly restored with style, grace and charm. Your Finger Lakes experience begins here in Hammondsport, voted by Budget Travel as the “2012 Coolest Small Town in America.” Hammondsport sits at the southern tip of Keuka Lake, centrally located to the many award-winning wineries, micro-breweries, local cheese producers and a tremendous selection of cultural and outdoor activities. No need to pack and un-pack in several places, we are just a short scenic drive to everywhere you want to go!

Open all year long, the Black Sheep Inn and Spa is open whenever you need to relax, rejuvenate and refresh. We offer distinctive Spa services to ensure an unforgettable massage experience. Our focus is your comfort, from our emphasis on local & seasonal organic ingredients, to our hand crafted soaps and spa products.

You may choose to set out on a hike on the nearby Finger Lakes Trail, or take in one of the many waterfalls within a short drive from the Black Sheep Inn. There are also miles of scenic country roads to explore as you bike from one charming small town to another. Keuka Lake offers a cool, refreshing opportunity for a swim, kayaking, or just spectacular views.

At the Black Sheep Inn, an historic Finger Lakes Bed and Breakfast, choose from one of our 5 guest rooms, each featuring its own unique design & style and private bath featuring lush towels and monogrammed robes:

Wood Room – $155 per night (Full)

Curtiss Room – $199 per night (Queen)
Younglove Room – $199 per night (Queen)
Pleasant Valley Room – $245 per night (King)
Taylor Suite - $275 per night (King)

Note: A Two (2) night minimum is required when reserving your room. Review Inn policies for more information, or contact us at (607) 569-3767 for availability.

A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute and a professional chef for over 30 years, co-owner Debbie Meritsky will treat you to a full-served, sensational farm-to-table organic Breakfast at the Inn. Presented around 9 AM, allowing you the enjoyment of sleeping in, without the stresses of the morning rush, your indulgent breakfast will feature local ingredients from the Inn’s kitchen garden as well as other local Finger Lakes organic farms. You will truly understand the link between food and pleasure…nourishment and artistry.

Upon your arrival at the Black Sheep Inn, you will be welcomed into a relaxing and inviting atmosphere of warm tones, soft music, comfy furniture, and a serene setting, designed by co-owner Marc Rotman to transport you to a memorable retreat. A creative professional for over 25 years, he has carefully designed every detail to inspire you. Your comfort truly is his business.

Make your stay even more memorable with our Concierge Services. Here are just a few of the many options available to help you create the perfect Finger Lakes getaway-

A relaxing massage customized just for you and your special someone

Seasonal floral arrangements, handcrafted chocolates, or Inn gift baskets

Year-round Gift Certificates for stress-free gift giving

Inn Signature Cooler to enhance your wine tasting experience.

“Debbie and Marc have created a handsome and stately,
but completely relaxing inn.”  

–   Frommer’s Travel Guides