La Tourelle Hotel & Spa

For decades, this boutique has been setting the bar as one of the best places to stay in Upstate New York.

Family-owned and operated since its doors first opened in 1986, La Tourelle Hotel offers a warm, cozy atmosphere for anyone visiting Ithaca. While plenty has changed over the years, one thing remains the same – La Tourelle's commitment to giving you an incredible stay.

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Not your standard cookie-cutter hotel.

What it's like

With La Tourelle's Chateau-style architecture and expansive 70-acre grounds, it's almost as though a piece of the French countryside was transported to the Finger Lakes Region. Surrounded by the unforgettable upstate New York scenery, there's plenty to see and do. From wineries and museums to concert venues and theaters, Ithaca has something for everyone – and La Tourelle is your perfect starting point.

Independent spirit

Arrive as a stranger, leave as a friend.

Small touches

Each of the 54 rooms and suites in this charming boutique has been thoughtfully decorated with unique furnishings, delicate fabrics, and relaxing color palettes. As a guest at La Tourelle Hotel, you'll enjoy complimentary private parking, Ithaca Coffee Company coffee, and high-speed WiFi. There's also a free wine reception every night in the lobby highlighting the best wine the Finger Lakes Region has to offer.

Eat and drink

With an emphasis on fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, The Bistro at La Tourelle offers exquisite culinary creations for every taste. Experience one of the best restaurants in Ithaca any day of the week when you swing by for breakfast or brunch. And on Thursdays through Sundays, savor one of many delicious savory entrees available on The Bistro's dinner menu. If you're looking to branch out, downtown Ithaca is just minutes away, and the La Tourelle staff is on hand to provide recommendations for other top restaurants in the area.

And more

Refresh and rejuvenate yourself at August Moon Spa – La Tourelle's onsite full-service spa. This soothing paradise provides next-level relaxation by pampering you with products created from herbs and flowers grown in their own garden. From steams and saunas to skincare treatments and massages, the August Moon Spa has it all and more.

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Rooms & Rates

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Located only a short drive from Buttermilk Falls State Park and downtown Ithaca.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary parking
  • Tesla charging station and universal electric vehicle charging station
  • Complimentary shuttle 
  • Complimentary lobby business center
  • Gift baskets available for purchase
  • Gift shop with locally made artwork, jewelry, souvenirs, and spa products
  • Pet-friendly accommodations available (please contact hotel directly to book, fees apply)

Eat & Drink

  • The Bistro at La Tourelle (onsite, breakfast and brunch services available daily, dinner service available Thursday- Sunday)
  • Lobby Bar (daily cocktail service from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm)
  • Complimentary nightly wine reception (daily from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and water available 24/7 in lobby

Fitness & Recreation

  • August Moon Spa (onsite, daily full-service spa) 
  • Fitness center
  • Fire pit rental ($50.00 for groups of 10 or less, $100.00 for groups of over 10)
  • Explore La Tourelle’s 70 acres of lawns, ponds, gardens, fields, and forest
  • Hike or bike La Tourelle’s Buttermilk Trail
  • Access to Finger Lakes Trail system and Buttermilk State Park trail system
  • Close to Buttermilk Falls State Park

In-room amenities

  • Pillow-top mattresses
  • Full private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer
  • Dining/work table with chairs
  • Mini or full-sized refrigerator
  • Keurig single-brew coffee service
  • Market basket with local chocolate
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flat-screen TV with Cable
  • Clock radio

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 72 hours prior to arrival by 3:00 PM local time to avoid a penalty charge of the total booking amount. For room block reservations (5 or more rooms), please refer to the banquet information for reservation and cancellation policies provided directly by La Tourelle Hotel & Spa. These may vary for specialty weekends.
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