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Hope Lake Lodge & Conference Center

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2000 NYS Rt. 392, Cortland, NY 13045
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at the Hope Lake Lodge after purchasing a Groupon deal. It included a room with kitchenette, queen bed and pull-out couch, as well as two days' access to the indoor waterpark. I have to say, we had an absolute blast!!! We'd definitely consider going back. We would love to give this place a 5-star, but there were... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 days at the Lake Lodge Hotel, and we will come back! The rooms are spacious, clean and quiet, the location is gorgeous, the facilities are great (especially with kids, there's a lot to do), and the staff is very friendly (special thanks to Noelle and Carolyn). A must-visit location when you're traveling upstate New York.

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BLACKWOOD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came across a groupon for this resort...two nights w/ waterpark passes for 4 for $349 (taxes/fees not included) we purchased 2 and stayed 2 consecutive nights Sun-Thursday family of 3. Basic suite included queen bed and queen sofa bed and fully equipped kitchen w/ fireplace. We were disappointed however with the size of the room it was much smaller... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're headed up to Ithaca - or in our case Cornell & the Baseball HOF - and you have kids, this is the place to go. It is extremely well run, the staff is friendly & the rooms are nicer than you'd expect. OK - it's a waterpark hotel, so you're going to pay a bit more. But, 2... More 

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Jamesport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We traveled to Hope Lake Lodge as a half-way point to Niagara Falls. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the entire resort was. Some of the negative reviews made me a bit unsure but I am glad we went. We purchased a Summer Fun package that included breakfast every morning, a day at the Adventure Center and three days... More 

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Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Hope Lake Lodge was okay but not great. I bought the Groupon for 2 nights - so glad I did not pay full price for this hotel. The water park is good for little kids but it is about 1/3 the size of Great Wolf Lodge. We spent a lot of time in the water park and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have some doubts about the resort after reading some reviews. But the place was very nice, bedrooms were clean and with a fully kitchen which it helps a lot if you want to cook some breakfast and bringing food to your room. My very only complaint about the room was the sofa bed. Don't mind at all my kids... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from Hope Lake Lodge and were so pleasantly surprised at how nice it was. We purchased a groupon on a whim and had a large room for 6 - The roaring brook suite. The location is beautiful and the Lodge is really nice. The rooms are clean and well suited for families. The water park is... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price is high and the rooms are nice but not great. The zip line across the street with mountain cars and the lake behind the lodge make activities plentiful. The waterpark is very nice but small. The price of the lodge is high and in my opinion not worth the price. The room we stayed in had a window... More 

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Columbia, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has so much to offer. It is great for families. The indoor water park and indoor/outdoor pool/hot tub are fantastic. The Acorn Grill is great. The salad is wonderful. Good breakfast too. Staff is friendly. Hotel is clean. Would have liked to use the spa. Hours limited during the week of activities. Trax restaurant is closed. Wish room... More 

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Samantha R, Manager at Hope Lake Lodge & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We are so glad you decided to vacation with us! We have great employees that want to see happy guests. I apologize that we were having technical difficulties during your stay. We strive to improve in all aspects of our business and hope to surpass our standards on a future visit. More 

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