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The Otesaga Resort Hotel

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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Syracuse, New York, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time staying at Otesaga. Couldn't have been a better stay. The property it truly AMAZING! The food was outstanding and the help could not do enough. I would suggest you make the Otesaga part of your travels. The one thing that would have made it better was to be there without the snow and cold and with a loved... More 

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

Dear Deb M, Thank you for taking time to post a review about your recent stay at The Otesaga, we’re so happy to read that you found the property ‘amazing’ and the food ‘outstanding’. The culinary team will be delighted to read your comments as they have been focusing on innovating our cuisine to offer menus that incorporate fresh ingredients... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My stay at the Otesaga was so enjoyable. I love the old charm with updated amenities. It is so peaceful sitting out on the porch in the comfortable rockers overlooking the beautiful lake. The new outside fireplace and bar are also a great addition.

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

Dear Tracy B., Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about The Otesaga, we’re glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The rocking chairs on the porch is one of our guests’ favorite, we’re happy that you had the opportunity to experience it. Soon you’ll be able to relax in more ways than one, make sure... More 

Saratoga
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our second stay for New Year's Eve at this hotel and another delightful event. Closed for the season, but the hotel opens New Year's Eve and closes New Year's Day. Spectacular package includes lodging, dinner, champagne toast, music and breakfast the next morning before a 1 pm departure, The food is terrific, but more important is the staff. From the... More 

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

Dear 2ForTheRoadSaratoga, How delightful to read your review of The Otesaga from your recent New Year’s Eve stay, we’re so happy to know that you welcomed 2015 on a high note! We’ll be sure to share your kind comments with the rest of the staff, they’ll be thrilled to read your feedback. Thank you for your loyalty and we look... More 

Timonium, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They weren't that full when I arrived in the afternoon on a beautiful late August day in 2014. The room wasn't ready at first which was not a big problem, but there was no one to leave my bags with and no one to watch them in the gift shop where the front desk said I could store them until... More 

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

Dear Tricia356, Thank you for staying at The Otesaga during your visit this past August. We apologize for the incident you experienced at the Front Desk during your stay, please rest assured that your comments will be shared with the appropriate departments for follow-up and to make sure our procedures are reviewed and corrected. Thank you for your constructive comments... More 

Glenmont, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a Hotel that spares nothing. Strictly top shelf. Staff are always eager to help in whatever your needs might be. Pricey but worth every penny. Breathtaking views and the Baseball Hall of Fame are memories to be had. Fantastic golf course (Leatherstocking), swimming and boating are some of the activities found here.

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

Dear Frankchevy, We’re delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for taking the time to share your comments and recommending the Otesaga. We’ll make sure to share your feedback with the rest of the team, they enjoy reading our guests’ comments, especially when they are so positive! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near... More 

Huntington, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a wonderful hotel. Great food, great service and amazing color around leaf watching time, early October. It is right on the lake, has a beautiful golf course as well. It is a short walk to the baseball Hall of Fame.

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

Dear Tom W., Thank you for posting a review about The Otesaga Resort Hotel, we’re glad that you enjoyed the food, service and surroundings. It looks like you chose a great time of the year to visit, with all the vibrant fall colors. Guests love the location of the resort on the south shore of Lake Otsego and walking distance... More 

Buffalo, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Otesaga is a classic hotel with exemplary service and an amazing facility. We were there for a New Years Eve Gala and the entire stay/event was amazing. I travel extensively for work and I wish every hotel was like this. The bellhop service from the car to the room and room to car is something that I miss and... More 

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

Dear Dan K., Thank you for staying at The Otesaga during such a celebratory occasion! We’re so glad that you enjoyed the services that the staff provided and the resort itself. It’s rewarding to know that the efforts made by everyone were well received, we’ll make sure to share your comments with the rest of the team. Please do visit... More 

New Hartford, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My wife & I were guests at a wedding here last weekend. I have been here before but because we are somewhat "local" only stayed overnight once before. Usually make a couple trips each summer to play the spectacular Leatherstocking Golf Course. Accomodations excellent, staff wonderful, food superb. Not surprised but it's always nice to know you can count on... More 

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

Dear TGN2014, Thank you for taking the opportunity to provide your feedback from your recent stay at The Otesaga as wedding guests. We’re so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay, from the accommodations to the food and everything in between. The staff will be extremely happy to read your comments. Thanks for your loyalty and we look forward... More 

Monroe, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a late November getaway at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY, and my wife and I miss it already! One of the most romantic getaway locations on the entire East Coast, especially this time of year with a small covering of snow on the waterfront of Ostego Lake, Aka, "The Glimmerglass." The staff is superior, the... More 

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

Dear Ray H., What a wonderful review of The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback about your experience while staying with us. We’ll be sure to share your comments with the rest of the team; they’ll be thrilled to read your comments. Guests have really enjoyed the addition of our new executive chef Jim Perillo... More 

Safety Harbor, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The Otesaga has to be a part of your Cooperstown experience. This is where Hall of Famers stay and you'll understand why as soon as you walk through the front door. My favorites; The short walk to the HOF The amazing breakfast buffet The view of the lake The peace and quiet

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

Dear DougJacke, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about The Otesaga, we’re so glad that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. You’re not alone in your list of favorites as location, the views of the lake and breakfast are among our guests' favorites! Thank you for choosing The Otesaga and we look forward to welcoming... More 

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