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Glen Motor Inn

3380 Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Glen Motor Inn
Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Watkins Glen
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I were in town for her brother's wedding and stayed for 3 nights. The view was spectacular, room was extremely clean, and staff were excellent! The place is a bit dated, but worth every penny if you're not looking for a 4 star hotel. 3 minutes from from downtown Watkins Glen and 15-20 minutes to just about... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't fault it.. The extra cot was a bit saggy but mum seemed to enjoy it so that was fine. Awesome view. Clean and tidy. Breakfast is basic but it got us on the road and that's all you need from a motor inn. Cheers guys.

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Cicero, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Glen Motor Inn as a group of four couples. The group came from Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. Making the reservations was easy, and they put all of our rooms next to each other, so it was easy for us. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Our rooms had balconies overlooking Seneca Lake, and the view is... More

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Toronto, ON, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view...accommodation was less than adequate based on the cost. BTW no hairdryers. Parking was dangerous especially for motorcycles. Owners would not allow us to park the bikes on the top level. Would not stay here again.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the place to watch a sunset and sunrise! Huge pool with a million dollar view from room and pool. Excellent hiking and a lots of wineries very close by. Bare bones on the room side, but you will be on the balcony, at the pool, or in the breakfast room anyway,,,

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franzese40, Manager at Glen Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind post. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We truly are a nostalgic motel with basic accommodations but your are right ....the view is unmatched in the Finger Lakes. We like to encourage our guests to sit on their balcony, relax, and watch the lake go bye......its good medicine! Hope to see you again, Nancy... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We arrived in the Finger Lakes area for a short visit on a Saturday and couldn't find any available rooms. We called the inn and the very nice owner happened to have one. The place is very old and worn but I couldn't find a piece of dirt or bug anywhere and I looked! We had a great view of... More

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franzese40, Manager at Glen Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kelly for your post. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. You certainly had beautiful weather for your visit. Hopefully we will see you again and you can try our wonderful restaurant. With kind regards, Nancy Franzese More

Selden, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Treated like family loved staying in this aged home. Every time in town we stay there. Lovely furnishings aged in style. Often think what it took to build such a place. Want to find other things that were built in that era

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Buffalo, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The Glen Motor Inn is a very nice place to stay while your in Watkins Glen. The room is very clean, close to the Glen and the BEST part is the view of Seneca Lake. You have a balcony with a fabulous view of Seneca Lake. You can enjoy a bottle or 2 of wine while you take in the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Although this motel is old and needs updating, it was clean, comfortable, and every staff member was just so nice! Stunning view of Seneca Lake. Nice little continental breakfast was included--got us on our way quickly each day.

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Andover, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Glen Motor Inn is amazing. The views cannot be beat. If you are looking for a fancy upscale place, this is not for you. If you want a great getaway with friendly staff and an incredible lake view for a great price, this is where you need to come. My husband booked this for us and we could not have... More

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Address: 3380 Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Glen Motor Hotel Watkins Glen
Glen Hotel Watkins
Glen Motel Watkins

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A nostalgic motel overlooking Seneca Lake. Every room has a view, most with balconies. You park in front of your door. Seasonal open May through October. ... more   less 
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