Lodging at the Gaffer Inn (formerly named The Inn at the Gaffer Grille), opened in 2010, offers charming, boutique accommodations featuring the city's history of glass creation and design. The Inn is located on historical Market Street in downtown Corning, New York. Corning's Gaffer District is a unique area with many shops, the widely known Corning Museum of Glass and The Rockwell Museum, along with many other activities. Located above Burgers and Beer of Corning, you are only a few steps away from a relaxing meal or social gathering.
The Inn rooms include many features and amenities to maximize relaxation and comfort during your stay. In each room you will find new wall to wall carpet throughout, pillow-top mattress, plush leather couch in front of a fireplace, desk, smart TV's, wet bar and small dining area.
Attractions: Get To Know Corning NY
Be sure to check out some outstanding entertainment (craft beer brewed on site & great food too) and attractions in the Corning New York area. Below you will find a snapshot of things to do.
Visit a Museum!
Make Your Own Glass!
Go to a Spa!
AgeLess Integrative Medical Spa (at Arnot Mall - 330 Chambers Rd., Horseheads, NY) 607-846-3962
Watch a race!
Take a Sail or Cruise!
Enjoy the Arts!
Palace Theatre - 17 Market Street, Corning, NY 607-654-7393
The Clemens Center. A performing arts center for live entertainment including Broadway shows, dance productions, and concerts located in Elmira, NY 607-734-8191 or 800-724-0159.
The Hangar Theatre - The Center for the Arts located in Ithaca, NY provides diverse theater experiences. 607-273-8588.
Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble
Attend a sporting event!
The Wineglass Marathon
Willow Creek Golf Club
Mark Twain Golf Course
Soaring Eagles Golf Course
Watkins Glen Golf Course
Golfing Practice/Driving Ranges:
Willow Creek Golf Club
Harris Hill Miniature Golf 609-522-4200
The Windmill Farm and Craft Market in Penn Yan, NY
MacKenzie-Childs in Aurora, NY 315-364-7123
Arnot Mall in Horseheads NY 607-739-8704
Take a scenic airplane ride!
Finger Lakes Seaplanes Located at Harbor Lights Marina - 13760 W. Lake Rd., Hammondsport, NY 14840, Phone: 607-868-4848
Experience soaring first hand in a sailplane at Harris Hill Soaring Center 607-734-0641 or 607-734-2752.
For Events in Corning Check Out:
Visitor Services at the Corning Chamber of Commerce or the Steuben County Conference & Visitors Bureau (SCCVB) - 1 West Market Street Corning, NY. 607-962-8997 or (toll free 866-463 6264)
Food and Drink on Market Street (walking distance less than a mile):
Churches in Corning
The Gaffer District Offers Fun For All.
Historical Market Street in the Gaffer District of Corning New York, is a unique place with many shops, the well known museums, along with many other activities.
Learn more at gafferdistrict.com
You will find activities for all ages.
Policies & Things to Know About Your Room
We generally take all reservations on-line but feel free to call us to confirm your booking.
Our room rates range from $149.00 to $229.00 per night based on two-person occupancy, the season, night of the week and local events. Rooms 2 and 3 have a sleeper sofa that can comfortably accommodate children. We do not serve breakfast. Located on Market Street is a wide range of restaurants available for every taste. Any food or drink charges at Burgers and Beer of Corning will be settled with the restaurant. We offer free wireless internet. Check in is at 3:00 P.M. Check out is 10:00 A.M. Please leave your key in the room upon departure. Please note our rooms are on the second floor and are not wheelchair accessible.
No Noise / No Parties
We are located on a busy street above a busy establishment and occasionally minimal noise may be heard in the rooms. However, we do take noise disturbances with the Inn very seriously. We want all of our guests to have a peaceful and enjoyable stay. We ask that guests respect the comfort of all of our patrons and maintain a reasonable noise level. If excessive noise results in the complaints/disruption of other guests, you will be asked to reduce the noise level. If you do not cooperate, then you will be asked to leave without refund and additional changes may be issued. Parties are nor permitted.
Because we are a small Inn cancellations affect us greatly, so we request early notification if your reservations are to be changed in any way. Cancellation of a room must be made 72 hours prior to your arrival date. If reservations are cancelled after this period, the reservation will be charged. No Shows are also charged the reservation. Please note Wineglass Weekend payment must be made in full 30 days prior and is non-refundable.
Emergency number - If you have a problem with your room, you may contact the bartender at Burgers & Beer of Corning at 607-962-4649 and he/she will assist you. There is an answering service for after hours emergencies if the restaurant is closed.
Police: 607-962-0340 (or call 911)
Check-in/Check-out - Check-in time is 3:00pm. Check-out time is 10:00am. See the bartender at Burgers & Beer of Corning (below the Inn) for your room key and receipt (the bartender arrives before the bar is open) . Please leave key on the desk in your room upon departure. PLEASE CALL IF CHECKING IN LATE (after 10pm). If checking-in late or early is required, other arrangements may be possible. If you need a late check out, it must be requested in advance and there will be a $25 fee added.
Parking: There is a parking lot behind the Inn and a parking garage across the street. Parking is free Monday through Friday from 5:00pm until 9:00am.Weekends and Holidays are free. There is no overnight parking on the streets.
Pets: There are no pets allowed. There is a $250.00 charge if pets are found on premises.
Pet Boarding Alternatives: (day care and over night care)
Smoking: This is a non-smoking establishment. There is not smoking allowed anywhere in the building. Alarm will sound. There is a $250.00 fine for smoking in the building.
**Damaged or missing items will be charged at full value.
Lost/Unreturned Keys - There is a $25 fee for lost keys.
Internet - Free wireless internet access is available.
PLEASE NOTE the whirlpool tubs are not functional at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Heat - There is radiant floor heat as well as the gas fireplace. You may control the warmth of the room by using the thermostat on your wall, or by turning on the fireplace.
Air conditioning - There is a remote control in each room to turn on/off/adjust temperature on the air conditioning unit.
Also, please note that the Inn is located downtown in the city of Corning - expect to hear city-type noises at night (such music from a neighboring restaurant) or wee hours of the morning (such as the garbage truck emptying trash). We, unfortunately, have no control over these noises.
Movies - The Palace Theatre - Located at 17 West Market Street 607-936-3844.
Burgers & Beer of Corning located directly below the Inn)
ROOM 1 - Double Queen Guestroom
ROOM 2 - King Guestroom
ROOM 3 - Luxury King Suite
ROOM 4 - Double Queen Guestroom