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Glen Motor Inn

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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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Buffalo, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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I had a room at the Glen Motor Inn, the place is outdated like past reviews state.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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New Jersey
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193 reviews 193 reviews
47 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I had a room on the bottom portion of the property which reminded me of some old roadside motel. For the price of the room, it was not worth it at all. A room number on the door was missing and the outside needed repaving, etc. There was no frig in the room. Although, the room was clean, I felt... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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East Smithfield, Pennsylvania, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Noblesville, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Once again we made the trip to Watkins Glen and stayed with the Franzese family at their Glen Motor Inn. Our rooms #38 & #39 had every foundational item refreshed since our last trip save the furniture. The building we were in also had recently been reroofed and looked to be ready for many more years to come. Our rooms... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a little gem, however dated and no amenities with the exception of the superb view of Seneca lake and the good food at the Montage restaurant. Nice continental breakfast also. Staff were very friendly also. Pool has a great view but the water was very cold.

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New York, NY
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

In an area where rooms seem to be extremes, from overpriced castles to older "cheaper" ones, the Glen Motor Inn is in the latter category - definitely in need of some renovation/updating but the place is clean (the owners/managers were hands on with the housekeeping staff every day), relatively comfortable and in a great location (mere minutes from the town... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Glen Motor Hotel Watkins Glen
Glen Hotel Watkins
Glen Motel Watkins

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