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Hopewell Junction, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

More like a B&B than a hotel. Room was about the size of kids bedroom. Hardwood floors were nicely refinished. Attached bathroom was adequate; shower was dark, no light. A/C was in window type that was turned on shortly before our arrival. Basic bedding could use updating, but was clean. Room had one queen bed and one conference room type... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this property for the Hall of Fame Weekend to see Ken Griffey Jr. get inducted. This Lake House is so unique and in a great location close to Cooperstown. The photos do not do the views justice. We woke up at sunrise both mornings for the views. The clouds were still settled in the valleys and the... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about The Lake House Hotel. It is always a great pleasure to hear that we are serving our customers well. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully,The Lake House Hotel More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here this past weekend. Frankly I did not even intend to write a review about how bad my stay was until I was poking around on trip advisor and Facebook and saw how many blatantly fake reviews are posted by the staff. Stayed here 2 nights last week. The hotel is on a nice lake and has a... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review of our business. We are very concerned with the experience you describe. Rest assured that all reviews, especially critical ones, are treated as top priority by me and our staff. We owe our very existence to how our clientele regard us and we will continue to do everything in that relentless pursuit. More 

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

We used to enjoy this place. We had our wedding reception here years ago. Our meal was ok. Our waitress did not seem happy we asked her if everything was ok and she did not answer but seemed better after that. We moved from inside to porch because the flys were all over us. There was a dog and two... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

We consider reviews by actual customers to be an important part of our business because it reflects upon how well we serve our customers. We will continue to work extremely hard to please everyone who comes through our doors. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: Very nice owners, gorgeous lakefront property, pet friendly. While we didn't eat at the restaurant, I heard good reviews of it. The bad: Booking is done by calling in and having your information written down on an index card. When I didn't get a followup to my reservation and called back I had to provide my information again... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us. We appreciate that there are many competitive businesses to ours and therefore we are delighted that you visited us. This is all the more reason why we are very saddened that you did not have the positive experience that you and all of our clientele deserve. Rest assured that we will continue to strive to... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling to see the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame and never hav ing been in the area we do the usual, check out TripAdvisor for restaurants in the area. When we got to the first one it was closed (on a saturday night) the second one wasn't much to look at but we had sighted a sign saying "Lake... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

What a terrific review. You covered virtually every aspect of what we think a customer should be evaluating when choosing a business such as ours. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again More 

Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We phoned in a sandwich order from out on the lake this past Sunday. We arrived at their dock and walked the grounds up to the back deck and restaurant. It was very easy. We ate sandwiches on the boat. They put in ketchup for the fries and napkins without asking. All of the sandwiches were tasty and fresh, even... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

I would like to extend on behalf of our entire organization our gratitude for your continued patronage. Your comments regarding our business is most appreciated. We are thrilled that you feel led to share your comments with fellow consumers. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The Lake House and grounds are very well kept and deserve all the accolades that it has received. Cooperstown, NY may be home to the baseball hall of fame, but the Lake House has been there for many, many years and deserves recognition as a jewel in the quaint NY village of Richfield Springs only a few miles away on... More 

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

I see that you visited our business last week. We appreciate your conveying thoughts with fellow consumers who hopefully might be our future satisfied customers as well. As you probably realize, consumer reviews are the number one determinant for influencing other consumers. Thanks and thanks again for your patronage. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Please read the negative reviews closely as they mimic our awful experience to a T. - Greeted with owner who said "are you sure you're supposed to be in this hotel?" Entryway is cluttered and there were 2 cats and a dog wandering around. This leads directly into the restaurant; completely unsanitary. It stank of litter box and was only... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The Reuben sandwich was very good. The coleslaw was some of the best I've had. The staff were very, very accommodating to our special, gluten-quests A good selection of beers on teal and specialty brands in the bottle. Good music played as we sat on the deck.

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Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lake House is a charming and historic inn located on the shores of Canadarago Lake, 15 minutes from Cooperstown. Resembling the Great Camps of the Adirondacks, it is a relaxing place for lunch/dinner on the lake and to stay while in Baseball Country. Consider the Lake House for a family reunion, corporate retreat or romantic vacation. Also available is a private lakeside cottage with dock space. Great fishing, sunsets, weekly rates. Astonishingly affordable. Check out our newest performance stage! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lake House

Address: 2521 County Highway 22, On Lake Street, Richfield Springs, NY 13439-2723
Location: United States > New York > Richfield Springs
Price Range: $143 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lake House 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Lake House Hotel Richfield Springs
The Lake Hotel
Lake Hotel Richfield Springs
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