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Anchor Motel and Cottages

5196 Lake Road (State Route 531), Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041
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Anchor Motel and Cottages
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, FL
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with two girlfriends in one of the motel rooms. Clean room. Perfectly fine for our needs. Close to the strip - we could walk everywhere we wanted to go. This is an old hotel - but everything was in good repair and very clean.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the cottages and were pleased at how clean and quiet it was. 10/10 for cleanliness! But the bedrooms (2) were too small and felt closed in. The beds were hard and terribly uncomfortable. The shower in the bathroom was WAY too small. Maybe I'm being a little bit too picky because overall it was extremely... More

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Girard, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am the lady who took my 12 yr. old kitty to the "pet friendly" motel. I will admit that I was wrong to tell the manager that I have my kitty in the "suite" after the fact. We were in the room for 30 minutes...at which time the owner came to the room and told me to remove my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed down in the strip many many times for many years at many different places. We will not ever stay anywhere else now that we have stayed at Anchor. Mellissa checked us in with a smile and a great attitude. She was there everyday we stayed, always working hard and cleaning. The hard work showed, our room was... More

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Washington, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from our first visit to GOTL. At the recommendation of friends, we booked a cottage at the Anchor (We planned to eat in a couple of meals, but that did not happen LOL!). As soon as we checked in, we were made to feel welcome (by staff and by Cooper, the dog, who rocks!).... More

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finding a decent place to stay at geneva on the lake can be a challenge. The Anchor is clean and friendly and a good place to stay. Keep in mind that geneva is an old town so this is not the Ritz Carleton. It is however however a clean place to stay with a friendly staff.

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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visiting Geneva-on-the-Lake so we were looking for a nice place to stay the weekend before the July 4th weekend. Rates seemed reasonable based on location, and the website images of the rooms looked OK. Once there, the room appeared to be recently renovated and clean, but it was very small. Manager told us there would be no daily... More

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Salem, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm looking at these reviews wondering if this is the same place we stayed in. It sure is, but man we did not find this place as nice as most are saying. The owners, or staff or whomever it was staying there was no where to be found most of the time. Checked us in and that was it. So... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Good place to stay for the holiday, always in walking distance to everything!! No big name restaurants but good food never the less. Good for kids also. If you want a good place to stay, and a good price, in a good place and clean this is the place to be!!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

This was a nice place to stay, we were on our honeymoon n owner told us we was to receive free bottle of wine.. we never got it. Rooms were small but nice. Walls r so thin we had to listen to nxt room have sex and b very noisy. We stayd 2 nites and received NO maid serv

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Address: 5196 Lake Road (State Route 531), Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041
Location: United States > Ohio > Geneva on the Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Anchor Motel And Cottages Hotel Geneva On The Lake
Anchor Motel And Cottages Geneva On The Lake, Ohio

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The Anchor Motel and Cottages are located in historic Geneva on the Lake, Ohio, one of Ohio's oldest and most exciting resort towns, and as a resort town, Geneva on the Lake offers something for everyone! Located in Ashtabula County, just minutes from Ashtabula Harbor, the shores of Lake Erie offer unlimited water activities. Whether you prefer swimming at Breakwater Beach, fishing for Walleye, Steelhead, Bass or Perch, sailing, scuba diving, jet skiing, beach walking, sunset watching, charter fishing trips... Well, you get the idea. For the landlubber there are many parks, wineries, arcades, restaurants and night clubs within walking distance, not to mention our eight 18-hole golf courses. You can sit and people watch, or enjoy the classic hot rods and motorcycles cruise the strip daily. Geneva on the Lake is without equal, and it's the perfect getaway for everyone! The highly rated Anchor Motel and Cottages offers 42 exceptionally clean, newly renovated rooms and fully equipped cottages all conveniently located on the Strip. You will be within walking distance of all of the area attractions. Just minutes from Geneva State Park and Marina, you will be centrally located to all of the fun and activities. ... more   less 
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