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Boston
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned home from our third annual visit to the Otesaga with friends for a weekend of golf and opera at Glimmerglass. Once again, we were treated to outstanding service at one of the loveliest historic properties in the country. The hotel sits like a grand dame overlooking the Otsego Lake, always looking fresh, well maintained and welcoming. The... More 

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Jordan, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking around downtown and a boat ride around the lake. we checked in the hotel. The room was lake front and beautiful ,much too our surprise on the table were 6 very large chocolate covered strawberrys.These werecomplements from the management with anice card for my wife

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Thank gabe r
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gabe R., Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Cooperstown, we're glad that you enjoyed your stay as well as the surprise amenity. The staff will be happy to read your comments as they strive to exceed our guests' expectations. Thank you for staying at The Otesaga and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a visit to the Cooperstown area, we decided to treat ourselves to a night at the Otesaga. It's expensive and quite busy on a summer weekend. We might have enjoyed ourselves more mid-week with smaller crowds. We were a little dismayed to get a room that faced out front directly above the front entrance and under the roof... More 

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Thank Arno P
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arno P., Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to Cooperstown, we're happy to read that you enjoyed the staff and the overall maintenance of the resort. Sorry to hear that you weren't totally satisfied with your accommodations, we will make sure to let housekeeping know about the window screens, our apologies for the inconvenience. Our... More 

Binghamton, New York
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from two nights at the Otesaga. It is a remarkable facility in a remarkable location. The views of the lake from the porch are gorgeous; the grounds are spectacular and it's five minutes from downtown Cooperstown. We had lovely breakfasts each morning outside on the porch. Our room was lovely and very quiet, considering that the hotel... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pollynd2015, What a delightful review of your recent stay at The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments, the staff will be thrilled to read them! Guests love the location of the facility, just a 5 minute walk to main street and attractions as you alluded. We'll make note about the pillows and let... More 

Victor, New York
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LOVED our stay here! Wish it could've been longer! LOCATION: On the lake with a beautiful view from the back lawn/veranda of the hotel. We don't golf, but you can see the golf course from the back lawn of the hotel-I think it's on the resort. Walk just a few blocks to downtown Cooperstown. ROOMS: I love the character of... More 

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Thank kcorsi
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kcorsi, What a detailed review of your recent stay at The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, we're so happy to read that you enjoyed your overall visit. Guests love the updates we've made to the property over the last few years staying within its historic look but with all the modern amenities of... More 

New York City
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62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular location on the lake, and just 3 blocks from town. Unfortunately expensive ($504 all in for us for one night). About 2/3 of the guest are 65-plus couples (a guess.). Heated pool on the lake.

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Thank RayNYC9
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RayNYC9, Thank you for sharing your comments about your recent stay at The Otesaga, we're glad that you enjoyed the location of the resort, just a few blocks from Main Street and local attractions. With its view of the lake, guests enjoy sitting in a rocking chair on the expansive porch to admire the landscape. We're sorry that you... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as guests at my cousin's wedding. The views of Otsego Lake were breathtaking and we had fun playing games on the lawn, swimming at the lake, and swimming in the pool. It was wonderful to have many members of my extended family staying at the hotel and be able to see them enjoy the many activities. Our... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carrie M., We're glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Otesaga while celebrating your cousin's wedding, it's great to know that you as well as the rest of your family were able to take advantage of the many activities available to guests of the resort. The team will be thrilled to read your feedback about the... More 

Greenville, Delaware
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87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year, en route to an annual family get-together on Lake George, we stayed one night at the Cooper Inn, a sister property of the Otesaga, & we visited the hotel. "That's for me!" I said, & so this year we stayed two nights at the Otesaga. Next year it will be three nights & from there - who knows?... More 

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 7continentsdone, Thank you for taking the time to share your most delightful review about your recent visit to The Otesaga, thank you for choosing to stay with us after your visit to The Cooper Inn last year, your loyalty is very much appreciated. We love to read your comments, especially about Fred, he is a true gentleman and we're... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were recommended by friends to stay here on our first-time visit to Cooperstown. We stayed for 2 nights. The first night we had dinner with our friends on the patio. The beautiful lake setting fortunately made up for the shockingly poor service we experienced. Our waitress must have been new as she barely smiled all evening.... More 

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Thank gohtrip
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gohtrip, Your feedback about your recent stay is much appreciated. While it helps us to continue to improve our services, it was disappointing to read that we weren't able to exceed your expectations during your visit and we're really sorry for the inconveniences you experienced. Please know that we have shared your comments with the appropriate departments so the... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Near North Lyric Opera of Chicago recently return (August 1, 2016) from Cooperstown. The Otesaga was a very exception hotel with attentive staff and great facilities. We had a private luncheon in the Hawkeye Bar and Grill on the Terrace. They anticipated rain and had our table for 14 set well under the awning for an enjoyable lunch outdoors... More 

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Thank Elizabeth P
OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth P., How delightful to read your comments from your recent visit to The Otesaga, thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to share your review. The entire team will be so happy to read your feedback, especially about the service, thank you for staying with us. We're sorry you didn't have better weather but... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Hawkeye Bar & Grill
Hawkeye Bar & Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Otesaga Resort Hotel is the Historic Grand Resort of Cooperstown, NY, overlooking the majestic Lake Otsego and providing exceptional accommodations, excellence service, and an elegant atmosphere since 1909. The resort is located just a short walk from Cooperstown main attractions, including the Baseball Hall Of Fame, The Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum, and provides exclusive packages for everyone in the family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Otesaga Resort Hotel

Address: 60 Lake St, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1042
Location: United States > New York > Cooperstown
Price Range: $289 - $575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Otesaga Resort Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
The Otesaga Hotel Cooperstown
Otesaga Hotel Cooperstown
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Cooperstown
#3 Romantic Hotel in Cooperstown
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