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3188 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
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Water's Edge Inn
Ranked #8 of 12 hotels in Old Forge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New York, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed overnight as part of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad adventure. Accommodations and amenities are very family oriented, which is an important feature for our bunch. Felt very comfortable. Needed a way back to train station for departure back to Utica and Beth came to the rescue with a wonderful solution! Cheers!

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Rochester, NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Old Forge several times and I appreciate the rusticness of the experience, but there is rustic and authentic that is enjoyable and beautiful and then there is rusticness that borders on "in need of soft upgrades to features and amenities". I would like to see some updates that would take this hotel from "ok" to "outstanding". The... More

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

Stayed there 8/16/14 and the it looks very nice. The room at first glance looked clean, turned on the light over the nightstand and had dust over. Checked the headboard and same thing. The internet connection was hardly available, arcade was mostly out of order machines; though there is Calypso's Cove across the street. The pool is small for the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's begin with the pros... Friendly staff and of course the location. Now the cons, the room was dusty, mystery fluids on the 2 top blankets makes me think they are not washed after each stay. There were dark hairs on the sheets as well and the carpet needed vacuuming. There was a loud humidifier in the room and the... More

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Kingston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very helpful, the rooms were clean, the breakfast was acceptable, was expensive for that type of lodging. The downside was once outside the room the hallways smelled really bad like a heavy damp smell plus the carpet had seen better days. The internet was hit or miss mostly miss, so if you are relying on the internet... More

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Water's Edge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We apologize for your experience with poor internet connection. As soon as we found out that 2 of our routers had been struck by lightning, they were immediately replaced so that everywhere receives the free high-speed Wi-Fi without trouble. We appreciate hearing your feedback and continue to strive to make our guests happy. More

Baldwinsville
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This establishment has a fabulous location & has clean rooms. The only downside, a large one, is the price. The inn is rustic, like all if the motels in Old Forge & I believe the prices are very expensive.

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Water's Edge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy to hear that you liked our location and our clean rooms. While we are the only hotel in Old Forge and our prices may be a bit higher than the motels, we do pride ourselves in constantly updating the hotel with modern amenities such as the hot continental breakfast, new carpeting, hardwood flooring, remodeled guest... More

Brockport, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family has been staying a this hotel every summer for the past five years. With four children under the age of 8, we certainly test the boundaries of service and accommodations. The staff has been wonderfully supportive in accommodating any needs we have had throughout the years. The Continental breakfast has always met the dietary needs of our family.... More

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Water's Edge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay, we're so happy to hear that you and your family have enjoyed staying with us over the last several years. We look forward to your return visit! More

Fort Edward, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night during the month of July, We had a Lake view queen room, The room was nice and clean with 2 queen size beds, a small refrigerator and microwave. The was a good size flat screen tv. , a table and chairs, the bathroom had a tub/shower combo, we asked for a cot for my 15 year... More

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Water's Edge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We always appreciate positive feedback and try to work on the suggestions our guests make as well. The hot items on our Complimentary Continental Breakfast are on a rotating schedule so that there is something different from morning to morning. We hope that you will visit us again! More

Utica, New York, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Overall, the experience of staying at the Water's Edge was alright. We paid over $300 for a double-queen. That's a bit on the pricey side for the accommodations, given our first room smelled so strongly of mold that it aggravated my throat to the point of discomfort. When I asked if we could switch, at first I was told it... More

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Water's Edge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, While it is a free continental breakfast we give to our guests, we try to go above and beyond the typical continental breakfast. In addition to the hot and cold cereals, bagels, English muffins and fresh baked muffins or bread, we also provide yogurt, granola, fresh fruit, juice, tea, coffee with flavored creamers, home fries and a choice... More

Arlington, Vermont
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We've been coming to Old Forge for the past three years as part of our summer mini vacation and all three times, we've stayed at Water's Edge Inn and enjoyed the Stay 'N Play Package. It's always been about the convenience of walking out of the park and straight to our room and after this stay, we've decided that it... More

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Water's Edge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I’m sorry to hear that you will no longer be staying with us and I would sincerely like to apologize for the unpleasant experience in dealing with our front desk clerk. Our goal is to make each guest feel welcomed and comfortable and that is most definitely not the way to do it! Steps have been taken and... More

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Address: 3188 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
Location: United States > New York > Old Forge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Water`s Edge Hotel Old Forge

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We have something for everyone! We offer an ideal atmosphere for all types of visitors to the Old Forge area: families, singles, couples and business travelers. We offer 11 different types of rooms and suites. ... more   less 
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