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Findley Lake is the quiet gem of Chautauqua County!

We first visited in early 2016 and bought a rental home 3 months later. For families with small... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
REllax I
Exceptional all-season beautiful lake setting in foothills

Findley Lake is a very pretty Allegheny-Chautauqua lake area location with excellent wintertime... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Marcia R
St. Catharines, Canada
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We first visited in early 2016 and bought a rental home 3 months later. For families with small kids, there is nothing like it. The gentle lake experience is so different than Erie or Chautauqua. A beautiful swimmable lake with low to moderate boat traffic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank REllax I
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Findley Lake is a very pretty Allegheny-Chautauqua lake area location with excellent wintertime sporting activities close-by, festivals, summertime boating, cottages and various small shops in town as well as plentiful assorted activities at nearby Chautauqua Lake and Institute. It is very accessible via major highways...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marcia R
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Findley Lake for a night with my husband and can’t wait to come back again for longer. The town is quaint with shops, a pub, coffee shop, and antique store. We also had quite possibly the best ice cream of our lives at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Beth K
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Visited in October 2017 by a referral from The Library in Cory PA. What a gem! Secret Cubby was a great find! Enjoyed browsing (and buying) some antiques. Prices were very reasonable and the people there were so friendly! We are planning on going back...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank clburgess1962
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We love Findley Lake. Love walking around the quaint downtown. Shops are fun and super friendly atmosphere. Great place for boating relaxing and enjoying family.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank threeplusadog
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Adorable town centered around a lake Quaint B and B Restaurant by the lake Water wheel Nice wine shop The town makes candles be sure to visit the outlet and smell all the different smelling candles from root beer to lavender camomile. And of course...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Joanne L
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We had a great time with friends.. Place is clean and the staff is very accommodating. There are many nearby places to get a good meal. If you get out that way be sure to stop at Lakeview winery. Very nice people and the wine...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank amh346
Reviewed September 19, 2016

The hotel charged us $40 for taking 2 pillows from the room. We not only did not take them but would never ever steal something from a hotel. We are 78 and 82 years old and it is deplorable to be accused of something like...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank naivancygg
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Love taking rides around Findley Lake especially in the summer! Cute little shops and antique stores and now even a wine store! It's my dream to buy a house on the lake someday!!!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 593reneek
Reviewed July 6, 2016

nice place to visit and maybe to stay! the locals and great-always with a smile-in the summer its nice to walk around and see the local shops-fall is also nice to sit and look at the changing folage

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank michael w
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