Bed & Breakfasts in St. Lawrence County

While St. Lawrence County Bed and Breakfasts represents 25 B&Bs in the county, there are almost a dozen more that are independent. All offer the very best in accommodations and service and are located across the County.

Brasher Falls, NY

The Brasher Falls Bed and Breakfast offers a comfortable Adirondack-style experience with log furniture in the rooms, king or queen size beds, cable TV, WiFi Wireless Internet and private bathrooms with showers. Visitors can enjoy an extended continental breakfast courtesy of the full service kitchen. Your hosts are Randy and Judy Hilbig.

It is only a short drive to the colleges in Potsdam and Canton, or to the Mohawk Casino and Bingo Palace in Hogansburg. Also in Brasher Falls is Erin’s Isle Restaurant, a short walk up the street, as well as adjacent to grocery and small shops in town.

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 This site ranks properties based on customer feed back. Owned by Donna and John Clark, White Pillars is one of several properties they own including Craftman Suites, Amish Country Inn,  Lakeside Cottage, Loon Song Cottage, Sunset Cottage, and Longview Cottage on Trout Lake Raquette Lodge on South Colton Resevoir and Jolly Island in the Thousand Islands. White Pillars and Craftsman have rooms and luxury suites, all with private baths, at least two beds, high speed wireless internet and cable TV. Some have Jacuzzis, and fireplaces. The four homes on Trout Lake are 25 minutes from Canton, and vary in size. They can sleep 6-17 people and make a great place for family getaways. Each has its own outdoor hot-tub, motor boat, kayaks and fire place. Raquette Lodge is open year round.

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

The Township of Lisbon runs from the banks of the St. Lawrence River inland. The North Fork Bed and Breakfast, a renovated 1868 farm house is located about 15 minutes from Canton, and 25 minutes from Potsdam. Both of the rooms include: queen sized beds, (but can sleep up to three and four), private baths, and hot scrumptious breakfast in the morning including fresh ground coffee. They also have a gift shop at the house.  River Room is pet friendly.

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 bathes.  The house was built in 1849 by a great grandfather and is furnished with many family heirlooms.  The Bed and Breakfast is part of a working Jersey dairy farm, which received the Century Farm Award in 1995.  Guests are welcome to take tours of farm activities while staying at Brandy-View.  In the spring, guests can participate in making Maple syrup.  Cordless phone, fax/copy machine and wireless internet available. Sorry, no webpage, but you can contact Grace at 315-322-4429 for more information.

Chipman Acres, is located at 207 Brandy Brook Road, only a short tip from the hamlet of Madrid. This four room home has shared and private baths, television and phone. Sorry, no webpage, but you can contact Marion Acres for more information at 315-322-5588

 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 seasoal heaed pool, sauna or indoor hot tub.  Or sit by the Koi pond and enjoy the sounds of waterfalls.  Our newly renovated rooms can acomdate four guests. Stay includes a hardy 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 across town at 247 Proctor Ave. It is still 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. Milton is also a docent at the Frederic Remington Art Museum and can offer a special touch to a tour. But before heading out, be sure to enjoy the hot, delicious breakfast in the solarium.

The White Gate Inn B & B is just a short walk to the Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg City Marina, boat launch and Dobisky Community Center. Built in the 1850s, the house is located in the historical district of Ogdensburg. Your hosts Brian and Kathleen Wade offer four rooms including a master suite, all with queen size beds, private baths, cable TV, and wireless internet. There is also an indoor pool available seasonally. Extended stays are available.

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:

The Professor’s Place, 4777 State Route 68, (315) 344-1237
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  Bed & Breakfast in the Thai style.  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 flavors of acnient Thailand and takes one back to the Golden Periods of 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 desinged for people who prefer the comfort of a Bed and Breakfast; but would like or rquire additional privacy. In addition to being separate from the main house, The Guest House offers: 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, (315) 848-3488