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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed here multiple times. City view and lake view. Lake view costs more. Nice suites for parties. Do not smoke in these hotel rooms. They will catch you and charge you a lot of extra money to clean the room. Nice pool and hot tub area. Also nice grounds lakeside. Limited menu of overpriced entrees in their restaurant, but... More 

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Ocean County, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't take offense Watkins Glen. Your town is wonderful. The Watkins Glen State park is nature at it's best, and there are a few interesting restaurants to go along with the dozens of wineries along Seneca Lake. What I did not expect was a hotel experience that met/exceeded all our requirements for a great hotel stay.(though to be fair we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room and Amenities were very high standard. Nothing more need be said of them. The outstanding feature was the attentive and friendly staff who again and again went well beyond the call of duty. Nothing was a trouble, even some unusual requests which were dealt with by different staff but always with interest, care and enthusiasm. This hotel is to... More 

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Harbor Hotel is an amazing hotel and would recommend this highly to others. It is a little on the expensive side, however the amenities are superb, the staff is very friendly and the hotel is in meticulous condition. The bed in our suite was probably the most comfortable I've ever experienced in a hotel. I don't normally write up... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Watkins Glen for a convention held at the Harbor Hotel. The room was spacious, sunny, and the view of Seneca Lake was marvelous. The hotel has good quality restaurants, a caring and considerate staff, and is perfectly located to take advantage of the wine district, sunset cruises, the Watkins Glen International Raceway, and special events that seem to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing hotel. We were here for a conference and my wife and I had no idea what to expect. First the room was very large, airy, clean and decorated more like a beach house than a hotel. The bathroom was big as was the shower. The room had a comfortable king bed and a sleeper sofa as well... More 

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here during a recent conference and it was wonderful from start to finish. Our room was comfortable and well maintained. We had a window sitting area large for two people to share. We did not have a harbor view but it was easy fix by having lunch outside. Hotel staff are all gems, always a smile and greeting. Coffee... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your great review and photos on TripAdvisor! We appreciate you highlighting our amazing staff! We are truly honored that you speak so highly about our service. It’s wonderful to hear you enjoyed the conference and that you had a great stay with us. We will look forward to the pleasure of a return visit. Warm regards,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel overlooking Seneca Lake in upstate New York (Finger Lakes). We were there for a conference and the staff was plentiful and friendly throughout the 5 day stay. Three restaurants on the premises are all very nice. Also walking distance to several others. A short walk to the docks and a sunset sailing crew makes its... More 

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

It’s great to hear you enjoyed the conference and appreciate you sharing the beautiful photo of the hotel. Your comment about our friendly staff is such a wonderful compliment and very much appreciated. From all of us at the Harbor Hotel, thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We hope we have the honor of welcoming you back soon.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasantly surprised at quality of the property. Modern and clean and upscale. Very good service and right on the lake. Rooms very clean and bathrooms large with terrific shower. Restaurant and bar are nice. Food was good, not great. Location and newness of facility are the best reasons to come. I'll be back.

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

Thank you sharing your comments with us and for your 5-Star review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, our location, and the comforts of your guest room. Our guest’s loyalty is very important to us so hearing that you have plans for a return visit is the best compliment of all! We will look forward to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here on a short trip to the Finger Lakes. The hotel is right in the middle of town within walking distance to everything. The hotel and property are gorgeous. We had a wonderful 2 night stay in a room with a patio overlooking Lake Seneca. The room was very clean, newly updated and decorated beautifully.... More 

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

It's so nice to hear that you and your husband had such a fantastic stay with us. We appreciate you taking the time to share your Harbor Hotel experience on TripAdvisor. It was pleasure to read through all of your details and flattering comments; especially about our very friendly staff. We take great pride in delivering the highest level of... More 

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