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The Otesaga Resort Hotel

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60 Lake St., Cooperstown, NY 13326-0311
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Bethlehem, Georgia
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a hotel that was built in 1908, this place was very clean and modern. It is a beautiful property and the staff was very nice. If you're in the area I highly recommend staying here for a couple of nights. The resort was closed for the season, but we were there during a conference. I'd love to take the... More 

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

Dear Matt G., Thank you for taking the time to post your review about The Otesaga, it's great to read that you enjoyed your visit while attending a conference. Being a historic hotel, The Otesaga is committed to preserving its history and architecture while staying current with the modern amenities of a grand resort. We would love to welcome you... More 

Cooperstown, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This my one of my favorite spots for lunch outside during the summer. The outside terrace at the Leatherstocking Golf Course is fabulous for a quick bite and you cannot beat the view. 18the hole and Otsego Lake.

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Thank NancyA1958
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NancyA1958, We're so glad that you consider The Otesaga as one of your favorite spots for outdoor dining, thank you for sharing your feedback. The views of Lake Otsego and the golf course are indeed unbeatable. Our outdoor patio is very popular during the summer months, both at the Leatherstocking Golf Grill and at The Hawkeye Grill, and provide... More 

Albany, New York
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64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The Otesaga Resort Hotel is a beautiful hotel and the location that is great. It is with in walking distance to nice restaurants. Check in was fast and friendly. The rooms are a bit small but that is to be expected in an historic hotel. Breakfast was included in our package. The breakfast selections were great, very plentiful. There is... More 

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

Dear Bruz97, We're delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to provide your review about the resort. Being a historic hotel, The Otesaga takes pride in the fact that tradition and character remain true to its roots, 107 years after opening the doors to its first guests. The charm is welcomed... More 

Scottsville, New York
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67 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I stayed during the "off season" and was here for a conference. I LOVED the historic grand nature of this place!! The staff was very attentive and the food was fantastic. Even though I was in meetings and classes, I was able to really enjoy myself by just taking in the beauty of the place. I would definitely want to... More 

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

Dear Ginny I, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your recent conference stay at The Otesaga, it's great to know that you had such a great experience. Many guests who first visit the resort for a meeting or conference return as leisure guests to enjoy all the amenities at the resort and the various attractions... More 

Barberton, OH
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56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Beautiful resort hotel and grounds. Golf, boating, relaxing by the pool, or having a drink by the fire in the evening. This looks like a place to spend a relaxing couple of nights. The place is well maintained. The Glimmerglass Restaurant looks out on the lake, as does the veranda next to it.

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

Dear MagicmanOH, Thank you for stopping in for lunch at Glimmerglass, it sounds like you enjoyed the resort and its grounds. There are many activities and amenities that the resort offer, hopefully this will entice you to return as an overnight guest in the near future. The summer is a beautiful time of the year, the views of the lake... More 

Mayville, New York
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Have stayed here 6 or 7 times and every visit has been outstanding. Great food, great accomodations, super golf, baseball hall of fame .... doesn't get much better. Our stays have always occurred mid-summer, which is probably the best time to visit. However one year we stayed for Thanksgiving and it was super relaxing, with that old school, top shelf... More 

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Thank oldeagle2014
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Oldeagle2014, Thank you for being such a loyal guest of The Otesaga Resort Hotel, we're honored to welcome you back each time. Summers are a great time to spend a few days in Cooperstown and many guests have also told us that the fall season is another beautiful time to visit, with the fall foliage painting the landscape. We're... More 

Valley Stream, New York
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

To celebrate our 31st wedding anniversary, myself and lovely wife took a road trip to Central New York. It was our first time in Cooperstown, home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Otesaga Resort Hotel is located on Lake Otesaga. The hotel is beautiful and well kept, checking in was hassle free with vale parking. We stayed in a... More 

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

Dear Andy B., Thank you for choosing The Otesaga for your 31st wedding anniversary, we’re so glad that your stay was enjoyable. Our partnership with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has provided the opportunity to offer our guests unique packages, such as the one that you experienced. We hope that you’ll have the opportunity to return next... More 

Lake Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We did not have the good fortune to stay at the Otesaga Resort this visit but luckily discovered the Hawkeye Bar & Grill when we dropped by to see the hotel. We were in Cooperstown for five days and after stopping by for a drink at the grill we went back every day! We met the bartender, Jim, on our... More 

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

Dear Roxanne M., Thank you for stopping by the Hawkeye Bar & Grill during your recent visit to Cooperstown, we’re delighted that you enjoyed not only the atmosphere but especially the service that Jim provided. He will be so happy to know that the reason you returned every day was because of his friendliness and service. And he will be... More 

Ballston Spa, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

A beautiful, historic hotel overlooking Otsego Lake with all the comforts offered by an exceptional hotel staff. The guest room was well appointed, very clean and quite comfortable. The food was fresh and wonderfully prepared for each of the three meals we experienced during our stay. The staff in all parts of the hotel were attentive, polite and gracious, particularly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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111 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Our Cooperstown crush took hold when we arrived at the enormous yet still gracious Otesaga Resort Hotel for a two-night stay. The grounds are beautiful, even (or perhaps especially) on a damp and blustery November day. Everything about this hotel is large, yet it still manages to welcome with warmth. The back verandah, overlooking the fire bar and the lake,... More 

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

Dear Jennifer C., We're thankful for your stay at The Otesaga during your recent visit to Cooperstown, we're so glad that you enjoyed the grounds, the facilities and the service. Guests love the views from the veranda overlooking the lake and the resort's grounds. Your comment about not being placed in a quieter room given the availability during your stay... More 

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