Hidden in the tranquil woods of Western New York is the beautiful country estate of Chef David and Carolyn Hamer, where guests from around the world come to experience a remarkable, customer focused, Four-Star Inn featuring Chef David’s Five-Star Refined American Cuisine

River Spring Lodge near the waters edge

Experience Excellence

This lavish lodging and dining destination is tucked away on twenty waterfront acres, thirty miles east of downtown Buffalo. Since August of 2016, hosts David and Carolyn, have been providing extraordinary stays in seven beautifully appointed guest suites. In 2021 River Spring Lodge was honored by TripAdvisor with the Best of the Best Award as a top 25 small inn in the United States.

firepit with lake view at our upstate New York bed and breakfast
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Amazing Amenities

Our luxury accommodations are focused on comfort, from top grain leather furnishings, enhanced Wi-Fi and heated floors.

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Unrivaled Lodging and Epicurean Excellence

David attended the prestigious Culinary Institute of America to prepare for his storied culinary journey. For more than twenty years, with Carolyn assisting him, the Hamers traveled from Maine to California and the Rocky Mountains to the wilderness of Alaska as Chef David honed his skills. The Hamers served guests at some of the most prestigious destination and sporting lodges in the United States.

David and Carolyn now welcome guests from around the world into their home where they serve four-course, five-star wine dinners to a few couples or individuals each evening in the privacy, comfort and safety of their meticulously clean and sanitized guest suites. Reserve your getaway and discover for yourself why River Spring Lodge is the highest rated small inn in New York State on TripAdvisor.

Succulent lobster tails
Luxurious guest suite at our upstate New York bed and breakfast

Luxurious Suites

Carolyn graciously welcomes guests into seven meticulously cleaned, beautifully appointed rooms that are smart, modern, elegant and comfortable – some are even pet friendly! Stay connected for business…but only if you must, or disconnect and relax with all the indulgent features in our sumptuous king and queen suites.

Sweet Dreams Gourmet Breakfasts

Start your day with early morning coffee room service, followed later by a bountiful breakfast delivered to your room by reservation, between 8:00 and 9:00 AM. In the evening, enjoy a delectable dinner at a table for two in your own suite with beautiful views of the bass pond, woods and protected wetlands.

Succulent steak, pepper and lettuce on a fork

Elevate Your Dining Experience

Dine in the privacy of your guest suite and experience the very best culinary creations.

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Your hosts David and Carolyn

Connect With Our Music & Ministry

In addition to serving guests, David and Carolyn operate a multifaceted ministry from the lodge including Truth Quest Video Productions and River Spring Records where worship music and modern hymns are recorded.

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Two glasses of red wine and decanter

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