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Athenaeum Hotel • Three Season Hotel & Conference Center

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Nights Adults (13+)
Rooms Children (5-12)
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Complimentary high speed Internet

Clock radio

Individual A/C units

Personal Laundry Service (fee)

Refrigerator available upon request

Valet parking (fee)


Telephones with voice-mail

Wake up call

Twice daily housekeeping service

Complimentary morning coffee in Lobby

Safety deposit box available at the Front Desk

Porch Programs*

Iron & Ironing board

Cable TV

Concierge service

Breakfast buffet included 

Roll-away beds & cribs available

Conveniently located right next to the Amphitheater

*Fee may apply


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Season Information

Rates and Reservations

The Athenaeum Hotel’s rates include breakfast. A dining plan that includes lunch and dinner daily may be purchased for $65 per person/per night. The hotel also offers a full service restaurant that is available to hotel guests. 

Room rates do not include a gate pass. Guests are required to have a Chautauqua Institution gate pass while staying at the hotel. The reservations department will assist you in purchasing a gate pass. 


2014 Room Accommodations* (per room, breakfast included), Rates starting at:
Suites $451 $406
Premium Room $416 $374
Standard Room $351 $316
Premium Single Room $260 $234
Standard Single Room $220 $198


Group Rates
Group rates: Groups of 20 or more qualify for discounts of 10-20% off regular short-term ticket prices with motor coach groups receiving complimentary tickets for escorts. In addition, long-term tickets are discounted with an overnight stay at The Athenaeum Hotel.
Please Contact: Laurie Stanton | 716.357.6262 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



* All rates subject to applicable taxes and service charge. Long-term rates for a 7-night minimum stay.

Important Information

All reservations are confirmed with a deposit that is placed towards the total stay balance. Reservations of 3+ nights require a $500 deposit and reservations for less than 3 nights require a $100 deposit. Reservations are non-guaranteed until a deposit is made. 

Check-in and checkout
Check–in time is 3:00 PM. Checkout time is 10:00 AM. Early arrivals are accepted as possible, but cannot be arranged ahead of time. Late departures are subject t to a $50 fee unless pre-approved.

Gate Passes
All guests are required to have a Chautauqua Institution gate pass for the duration of their stay. Gate passes are required to exit and reenter the grounds, and allow for entrance into the lecture series and Amphitheatre performances. Gate passes for guests of the Athenaeum will be processed through the reservation office and held at the registration desk for your arrival. An additional confirmation will be sent to guests that provide temporary admittance onto the grounds of Chautauqua.

The reservation office will process opera, theater, and Amphitheater preferred seating requests prior to arrival as well as during the stay. The ticket sales will be based on availability at the time of the request.

Meal Plan Policy
Any changes to meal plans must be made at least 7 days before the reservation start date. The American Plan includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Athenaeum Hotel is not responsible for crediting any meals that are not consumed during the stay. Reservations are not required for American Plan guests. Any guests who do not have the American Plan are welcome to dine at the in-house restaurant for lunch and dinner. Reservations are recommended.

Restaurant Dress Code
The Athenaeum tradition of coat and tie is always welcome at dinner; we recommend business casual attire at dinner and kindly request no jeans, shorts, or T-shirts.  Resort casual attire is acceptable for breakfast, lunch, and Sunday Brunch.

A Chautauqua Institution parking pass is required for all cars. Parking is in the Main Lot across the highway from the Chautauqua grounds. The Athenaeum Hotel offers a valet service to the hotel valet lot for a round trip fee of $5 plus tax. A complimentary shuttle is also available.

Additional Charges
Room rates are subject to New York State sales tax (currently 7.5%) and a county tax of 5% will be added to the room rate only. Gratuity is not included in room rates or the dining plan. Guests may tip at time of service.

Early Departure Fee
A fee equal to the remainder of the stay will be applied if departing early.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All reservations will receive a courtesy hold of 3 days in which to cancel the reservation for a full deposit refund. Any deposit of $100 or less is non-refundable after this time. Deposits of over $100 are eligible for a 50% refund if cancelled with at least 30 days notice of the reservation start date. Within 30 days of the reservation, all deposits are non-refundable. Deposits are transferable to new dates of stay within the present season with a minimum of 7 days notice.

P.O. Box 28
One Ames Ave.
Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722
Institution website

Chautauqua Institution is a non-profit organization, dependent upon your gifts to fulfill its mission. Gate tickets and other revenue cover only a portion of the cost of your Chautauqua experience. A community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state, Chautauqua Institution comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. Visit our website for more information.