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Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

16 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North East, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Harbor Hotel in May of 2013 with a friend as our base for two days of winery touring. We stayed three nights during weekdays and both were incredibly satisfied with the hotel. From the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms to the staff friendliness to the access to a decent array of food and beverages right... More 

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

Thank you so much for sharing your amazing review and for choosing the Harbor Hotel, once again, for your upcoming visit to the Finger Lakes Region. There is nothing worse than having car problems while you’re away from home. We are happy we were able to be of assistance and get you back to enjoying your vacation. We look forward... More 

Hamden, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel often & have never been so impressed with the cleanliness! I was also pleased to have staff call shortly after arrival to make sure all was okay. I hated leaving I was so comfortable :~) I have spread this information to all my friends & family- to good not to share.

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

What a great review title! We have an incredible Housekeeping Team who was just thrilled to read your great comments. Thank you for sharing your Harbor Hotel experience on TripAdvisor. It is our hopes that your travels bring you back to see us again very soon. Best Regards, Carolyn Guyer More 

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just completed a 2 night stay at this hotel. Rooms were very nicely decorated. Chose a Village side room for the price but was sorry I did as the view of the harbor was lovely. The staff was wonderful. Attentive without being intrusive. We ate at the hotel restaurant and had a great meal. The only thing that was a... More 

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

Thank you for your high recommendation of the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel! We appreciate you taking the time to give us and other travelers feedback on your recent stay. It is extremely rewarding for our staff to receive such nice compliments regarding the wonderful service they provide to our guests. Again, many thanks for the great comments. We look forward... More 

Highland, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always wanted to go to the Finger Lakes to visit the Wineries. Not knowing where to stay, i chose Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel! From the moment we pulled in to the parking lot, i knew i had picked the right place! The hotel sparkled everywhere! The rooms were spacious and elegant,the bed so comfy. I can't wait to Return to... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review and for your great comments! It is so rewarding to hear that you not only had an excellent stay but that you can’t wait for a return visit. We agree~ Our Housekeeping Team does an amazing job. They will certainly appreciate your “sparkled everywhere” comment; It was very kind of you to acknowledge their... More 

Piercefield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from another wonderful get away at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. This top notch gem of a hotel is located lake side at the southern end of Seneca Lake. The hotel staff are extra friendly and always strive to make our annual holiday stay wonderful. The hotel was decorated beautifully for the holiday season. Check in was quick... More 

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

How exciting it is to hear the Harbor Hotel has become a part of your annual holiday tradition! We are thrilled you had another wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed all of our special amenities. Our goal is to provide our guests with great experiences, that exceed expectations, so it’s great to hear you were impressed by our... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I had to come to Watkins Glen on business so my wife decided to join me and make a weekend of it. We chose the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. The hotel itself is situated right off the Seneca Lake just as you enter Watkins Glen. The first thing you notice is how absolutely beautiful this hotel is. When we arrived... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your review and wonderful comments on TripAdvisor. We agree ~ the Harbor Hotel is the perfect location for a romantic getaway. We are thrilled to hear that you and your wife had a wonderful stay and that you will be returning for another visit. Be sure to ask about our "Romance Package" when making your next... More 

York Haven, PA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I've been to several 5-star & 4-star hotels throughout the years and this by far is one of the best I've ever stayed at. The staff is very friendly & helpful. The rooms are very clean & spacious. The hotel itself is maintained impeccably. They have a coffee station on each floor which is much better than the single serve... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review! To read such amazing comments from a seasoned traveler is very humbling and the ultimate compliment. It is so rewarding to hear that you not only enjoyed an excellent experience but that you can’t wait for a return visit. I am glad you liked the convenience of our coffee stations and appreciate you... More 

Albion, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stay at this hotel several times a year and always enjoy our stay. The rooms are big and beautiful. The bed is oh so comfy and everything is clean and well kept. The walk in shower is nice and roomy. Lake view rooms have a gorgeous view of the lake and surrounding hills. We are still not crazy about... More 

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

It was a pleasure to welcome you back to the Harbor Hotel! Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. It was very rewarding to read through your review and truly appreciate your writing to express such gracious comments about the hotel and the “oh so comfy” beds. Thank you for your... More 

Middletown, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

In September 2014, we traveled for our first visit to the 1000 Islands and stayed at the new 1000 Island Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY which is a beautiful hotel owned by the Hart Hotel Group. We departed Clayton, NY and drove southwest towards the Finger Lake Region in New York State. We stopped in Skaneatliss, NY a charming town... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both of your Harbor Hotel stays! As you noted, Watkins Glen is a popular destination located in the center of countless recognized attractions. All of the great details you provided will be very helpful to others traveling to the... More 

Austin, TX
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Traveled to Watkins Glen for a girls wine getaway and we shared a room here. Absolutely beautiful! Friendly staff at check in, housekeeping and bar staff. The room was spacious spotless with comfy beds and robes for all 3 of us. We had a room with a balcony facing the lake and it was the only way to go. Restaurants... 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 review on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate you writing to express such gracious comments about the hotel and staff. We’re happy to hear you enjoyed your “girl’s wine getaway” and that the hotel's location was perfect for your wine tasting excursion. It has been our pleasure to have you as our guests and we... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 104
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