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Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

16 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Watkins Glen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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bowling green, oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to go to the Finger Lakes for a mini vacation. I read the great reviews about the decided to stay at the Harbor Hotel. The hotel was beautiful, the staff was courteous and friendly, and the location was perfect. We were able to walk into town and explore the local shops, restaurants, and Watkins Glen State Park. The... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to come to the Finger Lakes area to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. So getting a room at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel was a must when coming to this area! I was not willing to stay anywhere else, and am so happy I was able to find only one room available for a Friday-Sunday stay during the... More

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Southeastern Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen with a friendly and professional staff. The lake view room with the king sized bed and upgraded amenities was great as we celebrated our anniversary during our stay. The Front Office Manager, Jill VanGorden, surprised us with a bottle of champagne on our arrival and we appreciated the hospitality.... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed while visiting the wineries around Seneca Lake. The hotel is at the end of the Lake - but you can't beat it for the view. Our room had a Lake view and balcony. It was so nice sitting on the balcony in the morning. A great way to start the day. The room was very clean and fresh... More

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Fremont, California
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737 reviews 737 reviews
111 hotel reviews
700 helpful votes 700 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights when there was fall colors - October 2013. The hotel is very nice. We enjoyed a cheese platter and hot apple cider in the bar area upon arrival. We had a lake front room with very comfortable king size bed and a nice patio area. The views were so nice. They had coffee service... More

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

Such kind words for the Harbor Hotel, thank you! The autumn season is one of the best times of year to visit the Finger Lakes region. The fall colors are simply stunning! We are so pleased that you found our coffee stations to be convenient and that you enjoyed the comforts of your room. Thank you for taking the time... More

Mashpee, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has everything going for it. It was spotless. Friendly, helpful staff. Warm swimming pool and jacuzzi. Comfortable beds. Great shower. Not real expensive.It was located at the end of Seneca Lake and has gorgeous scenery. We were within walking distance of a state park that featured waterfalls, hiking trails, and gorges. You could hike up or take a... More

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

Thank you for sharing your Harbor Hotel experience on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you had a great visit and truly appreciate all of your great compliments. We are very fortunate to have the perfect location while visiting the Finger Lakes region. Whatever your preference; hiking, biking, dining, wine tasting or site seeing, there is always something fun... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just spent four nights at this lovely hotel. It sits right on the harbor at the southern end of Seneca Lake. The views and sunsets were gorgeous. We had a room with two doubles that faced the lake. The room was bright, cherry and large. The bathroom was also a nice size, with a wonderful shower. The separate vanity... More

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

On behalf of the entire team at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel we sincerely thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers on TripAdvisor. We definitely agree; The Harbor Hotel has amazing views! Watching the sunset over Seneca Lake and the harbor is simply breathtaking! Reading that you enjoyed your stay so much that you... More

Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful hotel for three nights and loved it. We had a king room with town view, nice and quiet, and loved the decor. Ate at the hotel's restaurant for breakfast, a dinner, a happy hour and can't beat the harbor views there. Service throughout the hotel was top notch, friendly staff, always greeting you coming and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent stay and for highlighting the hotel’s décor and great service. Our team is excited to hear that their commitment to providing “top notch” service made for a memorable experience. We sincerely appreciate you choosing the Harbor Hotel as your destination preference while visiting the Finger Lakes region.... More

Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Harbor Hotel! The price was right and the hotel was very clean and comfortable. The shower was amazing and the view of the harbor was beautiful. All the local spots are within walking distance and the Raceway is only a couple miles away. Ithaca, wineries, and tons of waterfalls are all over the place within 30 minutes. I... More

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

It was certainly a pleasure to read that you had a great visit and fell in love with the Harbor Hotel. Your details on all the area has to offer, as well as our nearby surroundings, will certainly be helpful to other travelers also seeking a fantastic visit to the Finger Lakes region. We appreciate your high recommendation and hope... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights at the hotel with three friends! Rooms were fantastic and the service and location were superb. I usually rely on the AAA recommendations when visiting a new area and the Harbor Hotel was well reviewed. It was a pleasure to have my companions repeatedly tell me that my pick was really a good one! The grounds around... More

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

We are so excited that your friends loved your pick! We appreciate you expressing such gracious comments about our property and for commenting so highly about our service. Your review title “A Hotel that exceeds expectations” is the nicest compliment possible! We believe in serving with passion and excellence, and our guests' comfort and enjoyment are top priorities. Thank you... More

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Address: 16 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel has been awarded a four diamond rating from AAA -The American Automobile Association. This distinction is given to hotels with refined and stylish accommodations and a high level of service and attention to detail. This award makes the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel the top rated hotel in Watkins Glen, New York. At the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, our staff is proud to offer all our guests outstanding service! The hotel offers a variety of deluxe accommodations including six luxurious suites. We offer nightly turndown service, an indoor pool, fitness center and our professional concierge is on call to assist you and your family in planning your Watkins Glen vacation. ... more   less 
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