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3812 Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Watkins Glen
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am rating this motel on the west side of Lake Seneca VG because we did not have high expectations in advance, and it exceeded them. My husband and I were looking for an inexpensive motel near Watkins Glen (and wineries of course), and with the modest free breakfast, this one fit the bill. In years past we had stayed... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I race cars in both the pro and amateur levels, and I personally have been coming to the Watkins Glen area for over 16 years, at LEAST 6 times a year. Of all the places I've stayed, this is the absolute worst. First, the weekend we stayed was full everywhere else (2 weddings, and a leaf-tour -... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

You can't beat the location or the price of this motel. So close to Watkins Glen but far enough that it's totally peaceful. The rooms are a little dated in the decor, but I can deal with that because that's not too important. The room was very clean which matters more to me. The owner, Tony, was very friendly and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to stay in the midst of the wineries on Seneca Lake, the location is perfect. However, some of the main reasons we chose to stay at the Lakeside Resort fell short of our expectations. They boasted of free breakfast, but the only available items were rasin bran and mini Lender's bagels. Also, the wifi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Years ago local motels were a bit scary, and it always made sense to stay at a big major chain. But in the last few several years, I've notice that there are some local motels popping up that are much more pleasant, relaxing and clean that the big guys. This place is one of them. The place is obviously well... More 

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

this is our 5th year staying at the lakeside and it has become like a family reunion, first we are greeted by Tony and his faithful dog Jimmie, we are all so happy we have made it another year!! We always come with with friends and have a great time! We see the same vintage car fans every year and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in this very quiet, relaxing, clean place. Location is perfect. We played snooker in the evening and breakfast is complimentary! Owner and his dog are welcoming and want to make sure that you're happy! We will come again!

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Funkstown, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My wife and I been staying at lakeside a number of times as Farr back as the mid 90's till this month august 2014 I remember when Jimmy the very friendly lab was just a pup, our room is always comfortable an very clean, Tony the owner and his help always make our stay very pleasurable, the all lake area... More 

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Tony C, Manager at Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Joe and Patti, it was our pleasure to have you. Jimmy and I hope to see you soon! More 

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Upon arrival the manager was extremely friendly and accommodating to our needs. The room was a good size and very clean. The view from the room, as well as the yard viewing area, was gorgeous! The continental breakfast was also perfect for after our morning hike at the falls. It was just what we were looking for. We will definitely... More 

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Tony C, Manager at Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kris, I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have you guys back soon! More 

Lockport, IL
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

My mom and I stayed here with my greyhound during Grapehounds NY, an annual greyhound event, from 7/24-7/27. As others have stated, this isn't really a resort necessarily, but that's made clear by the property photos and description. We stayed in the motel portion as opposed to the cabins. Our room, which had two double beds, a microwave, and a... More 

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Tony C, Manager at Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see your family and dog back soon! More 

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Address: 3812 Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Number of rooms: 25

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