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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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Roslindale, Ma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were absolutely pleased with our wedding at the Harbor Hotel. The coordinators.. Heather, Anne and Renee were all so nice and helped ensure that our wedding was perfect. I lived in Boston but grew up near the area. Planning from afar could be challenging but these 3 coordinators made this easy and ensure that everything was taken care of... More 

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

Congratulations on your recent marriage and thank you for choosing to share your “big day” with us at the Harbor Hotel. It was very kind of you to personally acknowledge Heather, Anne and Renee in your review. They were thrilled to read through your great comments. We agree; they are an amazing wedding team and are truly committed to making... More 

Pittsburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was my 3rd time staying here and it might be the best hotel I have ever stayed in. The entire hotel is clean and the rooms are very big and comfortable. I even love the pillows and I usually never find hotel pillows that are comfortable enough for me. On our most recent girls trip we ordered room service... More 

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

Best hotel you’ve ever stayed at; what an amazing compliment! It’s so great to hear that you had an excellent visit as well as a wonderful service experience. Our team is committed to providing the best service possible, so it’s great to hear they contributed to a memorable stay. Thank you for taking the time to share your Harbor Hotel... More 

Manheim, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake view room with a balcony was well worth the money. Everything was top-notch. Accommodations were beautiful and the staff were friendly. Great 2 day get-away. Hotel restaurant was average and the pool area with spa was enjoyed by our children. Favorite activity was walking the gorges at the state park.

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

“Top notch” is the ultimate compliment ~ thank you! It’s great to hear your family had a nice getaway stay. We are so glad you had the opportunity to visit the state park’s amazing gorges; definitely a one-of-a-kind experience. From all of us at the Harbor Hotel, thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We will look forward to... More 

New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located overlooking lake Seneca and the harbor. Downtown Watkins Glen and the state park are just blocks away. The beds and shower are first rate. Service is friendly and food is good, but not gourmet.

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

Thank you very much for your posting your review on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate you taking the time to express such nice comments about the hotel and our friendly service. It has been our privilege to serve you and we will look forward to welcoming you back to the Harbor Hotel on your next visit to the Finger Lakes region.... More 

Port Dover, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first week of May and we needed a break so we decided to take a quick motor trip to New York State. The drive was beautiful and scenic. One of our planned stops was Watkins Glen. We hadn't been there in years. The online information about the hotel made it look quite nice - but don't the... More 

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

What a great review title! That is such an amazing compliment! It was such a pleasure to read through your detailed review. We are very humbled by your kind words and delighted to hear that our team’s efforts contributed to making your stay special. It is very exciting to hear that you are already planning your next visit with us.... More 

Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with 3 others for 2 nights this past April. We had a suite that had 2 queen beds and a sofa with a pull out mattress. The beds were very comfortable, the pullout mattress not so much. For the few nights i was there sleeping on it, it was tolerable but for any lengthy stay, would not advise.... 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 our guest rooms, convenient location and, most importantly, our friendly staff made for an enjoyable stay. Your nice comments are very encouraging to our team who work very hard to provide a great stay. We appreciate you sharing your feedback from your dining experience in... More 

Arkansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our one-night stay at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. The service was excellent. It was quiet, and the bed and shower were great. Parking was adequate. My reservation about the hotel is its high rates, particularly without breakfast.

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

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit with us. We appreciate your comments regarding the excellent service you received; that is such a wonderful compliment! From all of us at the Harbor Hotel, thank you for posting your kind words on TripAdvisor. We hope we have the honor of welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer More 

Bernardsville, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant experience staying at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. The property is ideally located overlooking Seneca Lake. Spend the extra and get a lake view room - preferably with a terrace. The rooms are modern with plenty of space and very clean. The staff was efficient and very helpful. The dining options on property were pleasant... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review and for sharing your beautiful photos on TripAdvisor. It’s great to hear you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room, the beautiful view of Seneca Lake and found our location to be ideal. We like nothing better than hearing our guests are planning for a return visit. We appreciate your recommendation and will... More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd annual wine weekend and we all felt this was the best place we have stayed at. The hotel was beautiful and clean. The rooms were large enough for 3 girls to share a room with 2 king size beds. Plenty of mirrors for everyone to get ready. The chair by the window was great for reading... 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 great review on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate you writing to express such gracious comments. We’re happy to hear you enjoyed your “girl’s wine weekend”. It is our hopes that we will have the opportunity to host you and your friends, once again, for your 4th annual wine weekend! It has been our privilege... More 

White Haven, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I book a weekend in late March as a little spring vacation. Unfortunately spring had not arrived yet but the Harbor Hotel was still a great place to stay. Most Watkins Glen attractions were still closed for the season but the hotel restaurant and bar were first class. We also toured Seneca Lake's many wineries. For not... More 

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

We appreciate you taking the time to provide this thoughtful review. It is wonderful to hear how much you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us. It is also great to hear that you not only enjoyed an excellent experience at the Harbor Hotel but that you had the opportunity to sample some of the region’s amazing wines. We... More 

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