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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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Queens, NY
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64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel exceeded our expectations. From the moment we checked in up until the moment we checked out, this hotel provided the finest service and comfort anyone could ever ask for. The rooms are spacious and immaculate. The hotel staff was extremely friendly and went the extra mile to make your stay a memorable one. Each morning, on EVERY floor... 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 are so pleased you had a fantastic stay and that you had a wonderful service experience. To hear that we exceeded your expectations is such an amazing compliment! We are glad you enjoyed the convenience of our coffee stations as well as our nightly turn down... More 

Hamburg, New York
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53 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night for a family wedding. This was our second stay after visiting when the hotel first opened over 7 years ago. Despite two downed computers at the check in desk, the check in was surprisingly smooth! I am happy to say that this remains a very clean and well run hotel with great service and amenities. The... More 

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

Thank you for posting such a thoughtful review. It sounds like you had a wonderful time at the wedding. It was a pleasure to read through your review and truly appreciate you writing to express such gracious comments about the hotel and the services. Thank you for sharing your fantastic experience on TripAdvisor! We will look forward to the pleasure... More 

Rochester, New York
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52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed for two nights at the Watkins Glenn Harbor Hotel. We have visited the Finger Lakes region for years and have finally landed on a place we can't wait to return to. The hotel is new, very well-appointed and, most importantly, staffed by a great group of employees. We warmly greeted at reception. On the elevator, one of... 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 generous comments on TripAdvisor. Your fabulous rating and review is very much appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room, the beautiful view of Seneca Lake and found our staff to be very friendly. Our staff strives to provide exceptional service, and we are very... More 

West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous customer service, beautiful, clean rooms and terrific views of Seneca Lake! One of the nicest places we have stayed at. The restaurant is great also. We really enjoyed the pool, jacuzzi and getting cocktails by the fire pit! Highly recommend!

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful review and truly honored to receive your high recommendation. It's great to hear that you had such a wonderful visit with us! It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we are delighted that you have a fond memory of The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. Best Regards,... More 

Upper Dublin, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Harbor Hotel. Our room was 214 and had a balcony overlooking Lake Seneca. Enjoyed sitting on the balcony in the morning with Coffee and the evening with Wine. The view was beautiful. The staff was excellent. Entrance to Watkins Glen State Park is a short walk from the Hotel. The Hotel is situated in... More 

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

Thank you very much for posting your review on TripAdvisor. What a pleasure it was to read through your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your balcony and that our team’s efforts contributed to making your stay special. It has been our privilege to serve you and we will look forward to welcoming you back to the Harbor... More 

Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the best hotel i have ever stayed in 5 star all the way. great location plenty of parking. great restaurants. near the winery's the race track close to Seneca falls.a lot of attractions and bars in walking distance.just a great place to stay and eat

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

What a great review title ~ THANK YOU! We are thrilled you loved every aspect of your stay and enjoyed the convenience of our central location. It was certainly our pleasure to do all that we possibly could to make your stay a memorable one. From all of us at the Harbor Hotel, thank you for posting your wonderful review... More 

Laceyville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned home from a three night stay here. I am not a huge bed and breakfast fan, so being able to find a hotel right on the water in this area was great, and the beauty of the property was exceptional. We stayed in one of the suites with a balcony on the 4th floor that overlooked the... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic five-star review!! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your suite and our hotel’s beautiful lakeside location. We are even happier 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. Again, thank you very much... More 

United States
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel. Top notch service! There were little chocolates on the bed and the room was extremely clean! The large bathroom was great with a beautifully tiled shower. We loved the pool. It was a nice sized pool and hot tub. My husband enjoyed the bar at the hotel. The beds were very comfortable. It was a... More 

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Our team works very hard to ensure our guest's experience is memorable, so it’s great to hear that you and your husband had a “fabulous stay!” We are thrilled that you have a fond memory of the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. Again, thank you for your review and for sharing your Harbor... More 

New York
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in a lake view room. The view is beautiful! The hotel is very clean and the staff is friendly. It is in a great location very close to walking the Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen, shopping in town, and wine touring. It is a pricey option and no breakfast is included but worth the splurge... More 

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

Thank you for posting your great review on TripAdvisor. It's so nice to hear that you not only enjoyed an excellent stay at the Harbor Hotel but that you had the chance to do some sightseeing as well. Again, thank you for posting your very nice comments. We will look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back. Sincerely, Carolyn... More 

Buffalo, New York
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in June for a family reunion. The staff were great, the rooms were clean and beautiful and the views outstanding. We spent time in some of the meeting rooms for lunches and had drinks on the patio at night. Great spot to be at and then wander around. Beautiful views of the lake and small harbour.

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

It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your family reunion visit. Thank you for your comments regarding our great staff; that is such a wonderful compliment! From all of us at the Harbor Hotel, thank you for posting your kind words on TripAdvisor. We will look forward to the honor of welcoming you back! Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer More 

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