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Glen Motor Inn

3380 Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Montoursville, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights at the Glen Motor Inn this past weekend. We were supposed to stay at our Camper at WGI, but it was closed unexpectedly so we quickly had to find accommodations. They were able to squeeze us into a full weekend, though we were only able to get a smoking room. We do not... More 

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Spring Mills Pa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our room was perfect, staff was very friendly will be going back for sure.. while we were there we saw two deer off the back porch and a fox. Very close to Watkins glen state park and not far away from the wine tour. thanks for making our first trip to new York a great experience

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

Thank you Amanda. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The view is amazing and we enjoy it everyday, never taken for granted. We appreciate your post and look forward to your next visit. More 

Watkins Glen, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Have stayed here in the past at $80 per nite, went to check out and was shocked to be charged $165.00 If you stay in this dump--make sure you get a written quote before. They would not honor AAA discount or AARP discount. Said they were "booked up" A total lie--wasn't even 1/3 full on 4th of July. Rooms have... More 

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

We are very sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us on July 3. That weekend is one of our most busy and the motel was ful....l not only due to the holiday but for the event at the race track as well. Our room rates are posted numerous places on line and we have never had an $80... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We road up today, June 12th and its 92 degrees....couldn't wait to take a swim in pool....pool is not open yet...really...if we would have known that we would have gone elsewhere...rooms are nice but property alittle run down....disappointed:(

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I had a room at the Glen Motor Inn, the place is outdated like past reviews state. But its clean and the view from the room is incredible!! You could pay more (much more) for a room near Watkins Glen & the wineries but for the length of time that you are in the room...it was WELL worth the price.... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

They have certainly improved in the last couple years - most of the negative stuff mentioned in older reviews doesn't apply any more. That said, they are still selling the lake view and not much else. It's a good view, but you can't really enjoy it in the morning - sun gets into your eyes. So you get an hour... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I can't beleive business like this one still exist and operates. We had a room on the lower level, just driving and looking at the building was scary, we knew right then we were in trouble. We walk in the room, it smell moisture, hasn't been renovated since the 1960 for sure, bugs are crawling on the floor. It's a... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It's a motel, but a very nice one. The rooms were clean and the beds firm and comfortable. Every room has a walk out balcony that provides a beautiful view of Lake Seneca, but there is no visual separation of the balconies whatsoever, so you are in plain site of your neighbors and vice-versa. We did not take advantage of... More 

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Sayre, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Well, the reviews said it was old, which I expected. There was only one room left with a balcony view of the lake, and it was a smoking room, so I bit the dust and took it. Luckily, it didn't reek of smoke, BUT it STANK musty and old. The room was clean, but everything was old. Mold around the... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Booked this motel last minute as we wanted a place on the lake with an outdoor pool. We knew going in that the place was going to be dated but reviews I’d read said it was clean. Arrived around 2pm and were able to check in. The smell in the main building that houses reception, the restaurant and bar made... More 

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