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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fairfax, California
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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for one night in August. The hotel is located on the end of the main strip of the quint and Charming town of Watkins Glen. The hotel was nice and seemed very fresh. My room was very clean with a really nice bathroom. The views from the lake facing rooms were stunning and really made the stay. The... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is first rate - clean, comfortable large rooms, friendly staff, well located and good wifi. Breakfasts on the patio were a great way to begin way to begin the day. Pricing seems to vary throughout the week, cheapest in mid-week, most expensive on the weekends, so if you have the flexibility, it may be worth checking rates on... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Harbor Hotel is outstanding. The rooms are beautiful, the view is amazing and the staff is very friendly and helpful. We have gone here once a year for a weekend getaway and are never disappointed. We had breakfast on the patio both mornings and dinner there as well. The food was perfect. They catered to my gluten allergy as... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Watkins Glen, and we're very happy we chose this hotel, which is right on Senaca Lake. Accommodations were great, staff all very friendly. Coffee by the elevators fine touch. Be sure to stay on the side with the views of the lake. Only complaint is that it's a bit pricey.

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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. Your kind words mean a great deal to us and it's great to know that you had a nice stay. We are most excited to hear that you received Five Star service from all of our team members. It was very kind of you to give special recognition to Michael... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen is a spectacular place to stay in the finger lakes. The staff... Especially Micheal. Were very attentive to are needs. The food was outstanding and the view from our room was breath taking.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your great review on TripAdvisor. We are happy you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room and the convenience of our complimentary coffee & tea stations. It is our hope that your travels bring you back to Watkins Glen for a second trip. Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer More 

Morristown
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here with our two kids ages 5 and 9. We had just literally come from the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel. Both hotels are spotless, have great service, and beautiful views. Food is good too!!

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us as well as your stay at our sister property “1000 Island Harbor Hotel.” Your patronage and loyalty is very much appreciated. We will look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back and thank you again for sharing your Harbor... More 

Norwood
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great hotel. It wasn't inexpensive but it sure was worth it! Room was terrific and all the staff were incredibly nice and helpful. Loved the ambiance of the room, clean, puffy bedding and pillows, loved the floors. Robes hanging up for use, a frig in the cabinet to store your water, etc. WiFi info was given at registration... 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! It’s great to hear that you had such a wonderful visit with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Our goal is to provide our guests with stays that exceed expectations, so it is very rewarding to hear that this was your experience. It was our pleasure... More 

Amherst, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely way to celebrate our anniversary! This was our second visit to the Harbor Hotel and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had a lakeview room with balcony and king bed. The room was spacious, the bed was very comfortable, and the view was spectacular. It's well worth the extra cost to have a balcony overlooking the marina. The... More 

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

Happy belated anniversary! It was very kind of you to take the time to share your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are flattered to hear that the Harbor Hotel has become one of your favorite hotels. That’s quite the compliment! Your continued patronage is very much appreciated. Again, thank you for sharing your kind words. We will look forward to... More 

Albany NY
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We book a last minute stay and had no idea what to expect as this is not a chain hotel. The hotel is extremely well appointed. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. The front desk staff was very welcoming and friendly. Our room was very large. We loved the walk in shower that was so large you could throw a small... 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 comments on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to read through your review and truly appreciate you writing to express such kind words about our hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room, our spa inspired bathrooms and the amenities we provide to our guests. We will look forward... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am usually the one who makes hotel reservations for our vacations. However, I let my husband take over for this part of our vacation and he really did a great job!! Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel is a real gem! It's a beautiful hotel with great views over Lake Seneca and the marina. The beds are comfortable and the restaurant... 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 this wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We’re so happy to hear that you were pleasantly surprised and even happier to hear that you had a fantastic stay. Kudos to your husband! It was certainly our pleasure to do all that we possibly could to make your stay a memorable one. Again, many thanks... More 

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