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The Otesaga Resort Hotel

60 Lake St., Cooperstown, NY 13326-0311
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Cooperstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful, stately, resort hotel in upstate New York but not at all "stuffy" or haughty. The staff is super friendly and will do anything they can to help you. (Don't expect perfection, though. The service can be a bit sloppy at times. We had long waits for coffee refills in the restaurant and sometimes when we called... More

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Seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we drove up to the front door we felt pampered. Service was wonderful. Grounds were immaculate. Views from the veranda spectacular! Take time to watch the world go by in one of their rocking chairs. Rooms were beautiful and our mattress was very comfortable. We had dinner Hawkeye Bar & Grill and sat on the patio, Our... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just stayed at the Otesaga for the first time and it was fantastic. What we experienced was one of the Grand Dames of the historic hotels that provided the summer escapes for the well-to-do of metropolitan New York in days gone by. Our room which had a full view of Otsego Lake was clean, comfortable and well appointed. It had... More

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

Dear Michael N., What a wonderful review of The Otesaga Resort Hotel, thank you for your kind comments and for staying with us while visiting Cooperstown. We’re so glad that you enjoyed the subtle modern amenities that we've added to the resort while preserving its historic look and feel. Guests love its location, not only because it’s a block away... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great stay! The room was large, clean, modern, and the staff was attentive. The hotel is opulent and has great restaurants. Be sure to get a reservation, if staying on Friday or Saturday. Breakfast buffet was very good and open long enough for the late sleepers to still make it. The sunset views of the lake are... More

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

Dear Donald G, Thank you for your loyalty towards The Otesaga, it means a lot to know that you “won’t think of staying anywhere else in town” when visiting Cooperstown. We’ll make sure to share your comments with the rest of the team, they’ll be excited to know that you experienced such a great stay. Your recommendation to make reservations... More

Pocono Mountains of PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Otesaga Resort starting July 14, 2014 and departed July 17, 2014. It is an exquisite resort - perfectly maintained, with a superior staff. We had a beautiful suite overlooking the lake, and had a wonderful breakfast buffet each morning. Lunch and dinner are also excellent. The resort is close to so many places. Within walking distance... More

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

Dear LovemyAngel, We’re delighted to know that you enjoyed your 3-day stay at The Otesaga during your recent visit! Thank you for mentioning the Fenimore Art and Farmers’ Museums, two top attractions that not many guests are aware of when visiting Cooperstown and perfect for the whole family! Thank you for your kind comments and for staying with us this... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We partook of the lunch buffet at the Otesaga last Fri. We dined on the great porch overlooking the 18 th hole of the adjacent golf course and Otsego Lake. It was a perfect summer day and the views were picturesque to say the least. I been a annual visitor to the hotel for its plentiful buffet for 30 years... More

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

Dear Feebus, Thank you for your remarkable loyalty towards The Otesaga and for your kind comments, Chef Perillo and his team will be thrilled to read your feedback as they strive to serve the best quality food in the region. Chef Perillo is keen in exploring local ingredients and flavors available in the region to provide unique experiences to guests... More

Elmhurst, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is just great, right on the lake, great views. The staff is wonderful, service great. The rooms are clean, the bed and pillows are nice. All that said, if you are a person who has traveled and enjoys a nice hotel room, this place is under-done. The Clarks who own this place have a history... More

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

Dear BobR54, Thank you for your honest review of The Otesaga Resort Hotel, while we’re happy to know that you found our service and staff wonderful, it’s disheartening to know that you found the resort to be “just old”. We understand that décor is a personal preference but we’re disappointed that the recent renovations, incorporating the timeless and classic elegance... More

Lockport, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently got to stay at the Otesaga Resort Hotel the Monday after the Baseball H.O.F. induction ceremonies last weekend. What a fabulous treat. The resort is one of those Grand Hotels from the turn of the century built in 1909. The hotel just oozes charm at every turn. gracious lobby, beautifully decorated rooms, right on the lake. Started at... More

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

Dear Tom M., We’re so glad that you stayed with us following the Induction weekend, thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to write a review. We’ll make sure to pass along your feedback to the various departments, they’ll enjoy reading your comments. We agree that a one night trip to Cooperstown is not enough given... More

Oneonta, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Otesaga is totally unspoiled or built-up like many holiday destinations. This is thanks to the Clark Family, who purchased thousands of acres in Cooperstown many years ago with the idea that they should remain untouched by any commercial venture. The Otesaga Hotel is the Grand Dame of the lake. Even if you only go for a meal in the... More

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

Dear Brenda B, What a thorough review of Cooperstown and The Otesaga, thank you for showcasing the destination to visiting guests. Cooperstown is indeed unique given its many area attractions, from baseball to cultural activities and topnotch music experiences. As you mentioned, while The Otesaga closes after Thanksgiving weekend, The Cooper Inn remains open and provides a great retreat for... More

North Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A sense of peace and calm immediately greets you upon arrival at the Otesaga hotel. With breathtaking views of the lake and old world charm, the hotel provides the perfect retreat from the "noise and clutter" of our busy lives. Even our 12-year old grandsons abandoned their electronic devices to spend hours fishing off the dock and swimming. The hotel... More

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

Dear Cbljel, We’re delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to share your review. We’re so happy that we could assist with retrieving your grandson’s baseball cap. We’ll make sure to share your kind comments with the rest of our staff, they’ll be delighted to know that you enjoyed the... More

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Address: 60 Lake St., Cooperstown, NY 13326-0311
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Location: United States > New York > Cooperstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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The Otesaga Resort Hotel is the Historic Grand Resort of Cooperstown, NY, overlooking the majestic Lake Otsego and providing exceptional accommodations, excellence service, and an elegant atmosphere since 1909. ... more   less 
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