Bed & Breakfasts in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence County offers a remarkable array of fantastic B&Bs. Whether you're looking for something secluded on a waterfront or in a forest, or you want to be within walking distance of shops and museums, there's a B&B for you. St. Lawrence County Bed and Breakfasts represents many of the B&Bs in the county, others are independent. All offer the very best in accommodations and service and are located in every area of our sprawling county. 

Canton, NY

In the center of the village, within walking distance to downtown shops, restaurants and St. Lawrence University. 24 East Main Street B & B is a renovated home with three rooms with queen beds, and private bathrooms. The home was renovated by owner Charles Rouse with all natural and local materials such as Potsdam sandstone, Gouverneur marble, and local woods such as maple and cherry.

Akins Acres Bed and Breakfast, 1541 County Route 25, three miles outside of the village of Canton is adventure friendly with directions to bicycle, hiking and cross country trails, and a great place for canoeists and kayakers. The home has two guest rooms with private bathrooms with showers, and your hosts provide a home-style breakfast. The large common family room has a cozy fireplace for the winter months. The Sunrise room has a queen bed, and the Sunset room has a queen and a twin. Internet is available. Your hosts are James and Marsha Akins.

Located a few miles out of Canton at 1609 State Highway 68 is Misty Meadows Bed and Breakfast. This Colonial-style home is owned by Marcia and Peter Syrett. All three rooms offer private baths, queen beds, cable TV and free hi-speed wireless internet, as well as free long distance calling in the US and Canada. Your hosts are active geocachers and are happy to provide assistance as well as a boxed lunch.

Ostrander's B&B at 1675 State Route 68, just minutes from Canton, was one of the Top 10 B&B's in 2006 and 2008 by directory.  Owned by Al & Rita Ostrander this bed and breakfast featrues a small sheep farm, and walking path around their 22 acre estate.  This B&B was the inspiration for author Nelson Demilles' 2006 best selling thriller novel "Wildfire".  Offered are 2 rooms in the main house and 2 private cottages.  Cottages have full kitchens, but guests are welcome to have a hot country breakfast in the main house. 

Voted a #1 B&B in the Northeast for 2005 and for 2008-09 in the Mid-Atlantic states by guests. 

White Pillars in Canton was recently named as one of the Top 10 Best B & B’s in the Mid-Atlantic Region by Owned by Donna and John Clark, White Pillars is one of several properties they own in the area. All are masterfully appointed, with amenities ranging from high speed wireless internet, Jacuzzis, and fireplaces. 

And for the more quaint B&Bs in Canton look for:

Felician House Bed and Breakfast, 1 Powers Street, Canton, (315) 386-4647
Whalen House Guest Rooms, 38 Park Street, Canton, (315) 386-3525
Huntley House Bed and Breakfast, 297 Post Rd, Canton, (315) 386-2336

Near by:

Pine Manor Bed and Breakfast, Sturtevant Rd, Colton, (888) 669-9247
Peaceful Peaks Bed and Breakfast, 484 State Highway 68, Colton, (315) 379-9392

Gouverneur, NY

Lawrence Manor and the Victorian Lady Bed and Breakfast is owned by Donna and Nelson Lawrence. The two Victorian-styled homes are across the road from each other and both offer a hot gourmet breakfast at the main manor at 214 East Main Street (State Highway 11) in the morning. All 14 rooms that are available offer private baths, cable TV with HBO, private phone, and wireless internet. In addition the Lawrence’s offer a turndown service including a small pitcher of ice water and a bedtime snack.

Lisbon, NY

Tilden Stage Inn is located along the St. Lawrence River and was constructed as a tavern and stage coach stop in the early 1800s. The four guest rooms are decorated with antiques and there are two shared modern bathrooms. The Inn offers the experience of the 1800s without giving up modern conveniences. A full, hearty breakfast is served in the restaurant located right next door.

Madrid, NY

Madrid is a quiet hamlet located about 10 miles from either Canton or Potsdam. Brandy-View Bed and Breakfast is located at 24 Walker Road on Brandy Brook near the hamlet of Madrid. Your hostess Grace Hargrave offers a relaxed atmosphere in a 4 bedroom home with shared baths.  The house was built in 1849 and is furnished with many family heirlooms.  

The Country Quiet Bed and Breakfast is a newly renovated late 19th century farm house, is located  at 1350 County Road 31 just outside the hamlet. The house is owned by Carol Opdyke and has been in her family for more than 70 years. Surrounded by farm and woodlands, this is a great place for country road walks or bicycling trips. The house offers four rooms with shared and private baths, and a hearty, hot breakfast in the morning.

Massena, NY

Scullin House Bed and Breakfast, 105 Scullin Rd, (315) 769-1297


The Nest Egg Bed and Breakfast, 81 South Main St, (315) 353-2941

Opened in November of 2013.  Enjoy seasonal heated pool, sauna or indoor hot tub.  Or sit by the Koi pond and enjoy the sounds of waterfalls.  Newly renovated rooms can accommodate four guests. Stay includes a hearty breakfast.

Norfolk, NY

Joanna and Bill Loucky-Ramsey are your hosts at Hidden Meadow Bed and Breakfast, located at 1950 Sober Street in the hamlet of Norfolk. Located on 20 acres of wood sand meadowland, this is a quiet setting to watch the songbirds or other wildlife. The house includes three bedrooms, two full baths, and outdoor pool, cable TV and wireless internet.

Ogdensburg, NY

The Way Back In B & B is located at 247 Proctor Ave. and in close proximity to all the City has to offer. Your hosts Rena and Milton Goldberg offer two rooms with shared bath. The home has views of the St. Lawrence River, and sits back from the busy street, for a quiet and relaxing retreat. 

The Sherman Inn615 Franklin St., opened in the summer of 2014 and has received glowing reviews. This former elementary school has been transformed into a truly unique B&B. The rooms are large suites and breakfasts are gourmet; kitchen privileges are available to extended stay guests. The Inn can accommodate weddings, anniversaries, holiday parties, and just about any kind of celebration. Close to major attractions such as the Remington Museum and Ogdensburg’s waterfront.

(The popular White Gate Inn B & B is in the process of relocating, and refer guests to The Sherman Inn.) 

Off the Hook B & B, at 7 Butternut Drive off State Route 37, is upscale, luxurious lodging right on the St. Lawrence River. 

And for more quaint lodging in or near Ogdensburg look for:

River-Lake Lodge, Heuvelton, (315) 393-0780
Tranquil Thyme Bed and Breakfast, 205 Riverview St., Morristown, (315) 375-4643

Potsdam, NY

Located near the center of downtown Potsdam, The Brambles Inn and Gardens bed and breakfast is an 1842 Greek Revival home, offering Victorian-styled elegance. Featuring five guest rooms each with private baths, cable TV and wireless internet, this B & B is only minutes from SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University, as well as shopping and dining. Your hosts Laura and Tim Gilbert offer a full country breakfast in the morning in the stately dining room.

Located about 7 miles from either Canton or Potsdam, on the Butternut Ridge Road in the township of Pierrepont, the Butternut Ridge B&B offers a quite retreat on 500 acres. Owners Rick and Cindy Murray renovated this circa 1890s farm house with three bedrooms with queen beds and private baths, as well as two suites with queen beds, and a third with a king. There is a giant family room with surround sound TV, a large well-equipped kitchen and two spacious dining rooms. A hot, hearty breakfast is served each morning.

The Emerald is a new boutique B&B in a fully restored large Victorian home on quiet one-way Pleasant Street in downtown Potsdam. This B&B is specially designed to provide guests luxurious modern comfort with traditional elegance, charm, and hospitality. Featuring four guest suites and ample space for dining, lounging, and recreation, The Emerald is a perfect home away from home for visiting families and business travelers.

Moore’s Hill, 892 Finnegan Road in Potsdam offers a country settingmidway between Potsdam and Canton, just north of US 11. This renovated 1832 farmhouse sits on a hill and provides gorgeous views.The sleeping area, private bath, parlor, dining room and a sweeping forty-foot wraparound porch, will be yours to enjoy with privacy. Sunrise and sunset views abound. Hearty country breakfast. Located on 55 acres, with mowed paths and woodland trails.

Located at 62 Elm Street, Potsdam, is Siam Classic Inn and Spa, an 1883 Victorian style home recently renovated into a small, award-winning Bed & Breakfast.  The Inn is within walking distance of SUNY Potsdam, Clarkson University and other attractions in Potsdam, SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence University are just 10--12 miles away.  The Inn's style reflects the culture of the Golden Periods of ancient Thailand.

Other Potsdam area B&Bs:

Sagamore Farm, (315) 265-7247
Inn at Holmes Hill, 9564 State Hwy 11, Winthrop, (315) 389-4164

Russell, NY

The Guest House , located at 368 Dana Hill Road, is nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks; and is only 20-30 minutes from area colleges. Your hostess, Marcia White, offers accommodations that are both private and spacious. The Guest House was designed for people who prefer the comfort of a B&B, but would like additional privacy including a private bath, wireless Internet, satellite TV and many other extra amenitites.

South Colton, NY

In South Colton, find Club Rocky Top: a modern Adirondack Great Camp on 600 acres with woods, stream, lots of wildlife, walking and cross-country skiing trails, heated pool, screened porch, great room with fireplace, outdoor fireplace and more.  Choose from a variety of 4 rooms featuring elegant decor and special amenities including full private bath. A dog boarding kennel is on site, and guests can also visit our racing Siberian sled dogs and take a ride!

Wanakena, NY

Packbasket Adventures, 12 South Shore Rd, Wanakena, is in one of the wildest and least traveled parts of the county, on the banks of the Oswegatchie River at the edge of the Five Ponds Wilderness Area. Lodge and cabin accommodations let couples, families and friends get away from it all. Knowledgeable staff help guests find just the right excursion to fit their style.  Canoe, kayaks and snowshoes rentals are available, as are guides for fishing, hunting and wilderness exploration.