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Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

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16 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 nights. The hotel can't control the other guest but both nights we had people laughing, screaming, fighting, slamming doors and stomping shoes. Our second night there was a wedding so in addition to everything else our room was vibrating due to the music 3 floors below us. My second issue is the parking pass. They give you... More 

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Fairport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband surprised me for my birthday with a weekend stay at the Harbor Hotel. What a great weekend! Our stay here exceeded our expectations. This hotel is not huge, but large enough to offer welcome amenities. We enjoyed the hot tub and the morning coffee and tea stations. Also, the evening turn-down service was a nice surprise which made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we were celebrating my husband's birthday, and wanted a hotel not too far from. home with an indoor pool located in an interesting area. Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel was a great choice! I had looked at this hotel during the more popular summer season, but it was out of my price point. The off season rate was very affordable, with... More 

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Westchester county, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a conference and had the good pleasure to stay at the Harbor Hotel again. We had been there in the past and were ecstatic to know we were going back. On our previous stays the hotel was a 5 star hotel. The reason it was 5 star is because tripadvisor doesn't offer a six star rating. When we... More 

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Rochester, NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel! I didn't realize that Watkins Glen had such a nice hotel. The view of the lake is wonderful, the rooms are beautiful and impeccably clean. Onsite restaurant is very good. I would like to return in the summer to enjoy the property outside.

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great stay at the hotel, the hotel was well positioned with fantastic views of Seneca Lake and the rooms were beautifully decorated and very clean. My daughter enjoyed the swimming pool and the restaurant was also very good. The staff were great and made sure our stay was enjoyable and comfortable. We can imagine it's very... More 

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Harbor Hotel and for sharing your great comments on TripAdvisor. Your fabulous rating and review is very much appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed your guest room, the beautiful view of Seneca Lake and found our staff to be friendly. Our staff strives to provide exceptional customer service to our guests, and we are very... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple nights to go wine tasting, tour Corning and Trumansburg. It was a great central location. The room we had was a King size bed facing the lake, it was very nice and had big stand up showers. It was a nice touch having turn down service every night. The front desk staff was very nice.... More 

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Harbor Hotel while visiting the Finger Lakes Wine region. As you mentioned, we are centrally located on the Southern tip of the lake, perfect for experiencing the wine trail on both the East and West side of Seneca Lake. It was very kind of you to highlight our spa inspired showers and our nightly turn... More 

Port Dover, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, modern, friendly, well appointed, spacious rooms, great bar, beautiful view of Seneca Lake. Even though it was wintery and cold out, our group was very, very impressed with this hotel. As the tour organizer, I found the staff there very accommodating and helpful. We would love to come back in warmer weather, although the cool ice sculptures in the... More 

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to read through your review and truly appreciate you writing to express such gracious comments about the hotel and our services. It's great to hear you and your group had an enjoyable visit with us. We are also very happy to hear that we were able... More 

Rochester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel!! A little on the pricey end but worth it for the winter rates. The view of the lake is gorgeous and the hotel is very clean and the staff is very friendly. Loved the coffee and tea stations outside the elevators on each floor. Definitely would go back again.

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review and for sharing your great comments with us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the convenience of our complimentary coffee/tea stations and even more happy to hear that our team made such a positive impression during your stay. It was very kind of you to take the time to recognize their efforts.... More 

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Harbor Hotel over Valentine's Day weekend - we got a reduced rate for Sunday night, which was great. The hotel was nice in every way, but not luxurious. The rooms had hardwood floors and were tastefully decorated. They were comfortable and spacious. The view of Seneca Lake was fantastic as well. The Blue Pointe Grill had... More 

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your Valentine’s weekend at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room and the amenities our property has to offer, including the pool, Jacuzzi and coffee stations. As you mentioned, being just minutes away from countless attractions makes the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel is the... More 

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