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The Otesaga Resort Hotel

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3.0 of 5
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60 Lake St., Cooperstown, NY 13326-0311
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wayne, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The property is so impressive. Pulling up the driveway you will know you are in good hands, and then you walk out onto the porch in the back and see the view you will be so happy you decided to stay here. The property is meticulously maintained and staff is extremely friendly. The service at breakfast, the porch, the fire... More 

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Visalia, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful. On a lake, on a golf course, with large green lawns. They provide bolles or bean toss for fun on the lawn. Beautiful pool, with excellent pool side food and beverage service. A huge fire pit with patio seating for drinks and visiting. Two lovely restaurants. Morning breakfast buffet with dining amenities. The rocking chairs on... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Billie L., We are so happy that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience, the staff will be thrilled to ready your comments. The veranda overlooking the lake is indeed a great spot to admire the views or read a book, a guest favorite! Thank... More 

New Hampshire
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a beautiful June weekend here to celebrate my in-laws' 60th wedding anniversary. Everything was first rate! Rooms were spacious and immaculate. The view of the lake was stunning! We played a great round of golf in the morning followed by a fabulous lazy afternoon by the pool. Service was first rate and meals were delicious. Sunday brunch was... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NHRuff, Thank you for choosing The Otesaga to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of your in-laws, we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We appreciate you taking the time to post a review, we will be sure to share your comments with the rest of the team. Guests love the views of the lake, especially during the... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Otesaga Resort Hotel was built in 1909, and the incredible level of service and attention to detail harkens back to that era. The immaculate grounds right on the lake that James Fenimore Cooper called "Glimmerglass" are unsurpassed. We had a lovely dinner on the porch and then breakfast in the huge impressive dining room. A stay here is something... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CleanWouldBeNice, We are so happy that you found your stay at The Otesaga so memorable, thank you for visiting us as well as for taking the time to post a review. We will make sure to share your kind comments with the rest of the team, they’ll be thrilled to read your feedback! We hope your future travels will... More 

new york
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at this gorgeous hotel for two days and it turned out to be the trip of a lifetime. Looking back, it was more sunny afternoon swims in the pool, drinks by the firepit, yummy bathrobes in the closet, chocolates on the pillow, free coconut macaroons with our coffee and tea in rocking chairs overlooking the... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Annie0007, What a great review of The Otesaga, thank you for staying with us and especially for taking the time to post your kind comments about the resort, it is rewarding to read your account of your getaway, we couldn’t be happier and the staff will be ecstatic to read your comments! While baseball is the main attraction, it... More 

Mohegan Lake, New York
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79 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for a glass of wine ta the Fire Pit Bar and couldn't get over the breath taking view of Lake Otesaga. Just walking the halls here you can feel luxury. We are thinking of coming here in the early fall for the colors.

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arnie S., Thank you for stopping by for a drink at The Otesaga, you picked a nice spot to take in the beauty of Cooperstown! The lake is indeed breathtaking and one of our guests’ favorite! The fall is a magical time of the year, a perfect season to visit, so we hope to welcome you back as overnight... More 

Gloversville, New York
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86 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classy place for a relaxed stay. The food is great. Sitting on the veranda in a rocking chair overlooking the lake and the golf course is perfect. The fire pit in the evening is fun and the fire keeps you comfortable even on cool nights. The staff goes out of their way to be of service.

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Polly H., Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about The Otesaga, we’re so glad that you enjoyed your stay. The recent guestroom and lobby renovations, as well as the addition of the Fire Bar and Hawkeye Spa have been very well received by our guests and it sounds like you enjoyed it too. We will... More 

Norwich, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From driving up to the beautifully maintained hotel and grounds to the genuine smiles on all of the staff's faces, you exhale and relax. Food was a delightful event and, although there for a conference, sitting on the veranda and walking the grounds made the breaks seem as if I was on my own getaway.

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary Lou M., What a great review of The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay. We’re so happy that you enjoyed the resort, its amenities and most importantly its services, we’ll be sure to share your comments with the rest of the team. Thank you for staying with us and... More 

CT
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90 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Otesaga last weekend and bought the stay for a birthday gift. It was just lovely!!!! The location overlooking the lake is just breathtaking. Large porch with comfortable rockers allow for quiet contemplation staring out at the water. We had lunch out in patio . Michael was our server and did an outstanding job. Food was very good... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Siteseekers, Thank you for recommending the Otesaga, we are so glad that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. The views are truly magnificent, a guest favorite! It’s great to know that you had the opportunity to enjoy our dining establishments, Chef Perillo and team will be thrilled to read your comments. Thank you for staying with us and... More 

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family just returned from a wonderful weekend at The Otesaga Resort Hotel. The hospitality from bell staff to management at this charming resort is unsurpassed. Sweeping views of the beautiful lake can be seen from both restaurants, the large veranda and many rooms contributing to a peaceful and romantic experience. The Glimmerglass dining experience rivals that of a Michelin... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Annette E., We are so excited to read your comments about your recent stay at The Otesaga, thank you for your kind words, we will be sure to share it with the rest of the team. Chef Jim Perillo and team have created a new menu at Glimmerglass that is being extremely well received by our guests, it’s great... More 

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