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Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen is a spectacular place to stay in the finger lakes. The staff... Especially Micheal. Were very attentive to are needs. The food was outstanding and the view from our room was breath taking.

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your great review on TripAdvisor. We are happy you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room and the convenience of our complimentary coffee & tea stations. It is our hope that your travels bring you back to Watkins Glen for a second trip. Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with our two kids ages 5 and 9. We had just literally come from the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel. Both hotels are spotless, have great service, and beautiful views. Food is good too!!

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us as well as your stay at our sister property “1000 Island Harbor Hotel.” Your patronage and loyalty is very much appreciated. We will look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back and thank you again for sharing your Harbor...

Norwood
Reviewed 13 August 2015

What a great hotel. It wasn't inexpensive but it sure was worth it! Room was terrific and all the staff were incredibly nice and helpful. Loved the ambiance of the room, clean, puffy bedding and pillows, loved the floors. Robes hanging up for use, a frig in the cabinet to store your water, etc. WiFi info was given at registration...

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Such kind words for the Harbor Hotel! It’s great to hear that you had such a wonderful visit with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Our goal is to provide our guests with stays that exceed expectations, so it is very rewarding to hear that this was your experience. It was our pleasure...

Amherst, NY
Reviewed 12 August 2015

What a lovely way to celebrate our anniversary! This was our second visit to the Harbor Hotel and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had a lakeview room with balcony and king bed. The room was spacious, the bed was very comfortable, and the view was spectacular. It's well worth the extra cost to have a balcony overlooking the marina. The...

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Happy belated anniversary! It was very kind of you to take the time to share your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are flattered to hear that the Harbor Hotel has become one of your favorite hotels. That’s quite the compliment! Your continued patronage is very much appreciated. Again, thank you for sharing your kind words. We will look forward to...

Albany NY
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We book a last minute stay and had no idea what to expect as this is not a chain hotel. The hotel is extremely well appointed. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. The front desk staff was very welcoming and friendly. Our room was very large. We loved the walk in shower that was so large you could throw a small...

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your great comments on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to read through your review and truly appreciate you writing to express such kind words about our hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room, our spa inspired bathrooms and the amenities we provide to our guests. We will look forward...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I am usually the one who makes hotel reservations for our vacations. However, I let my husband take over for this part of our vacation and he really did a great job!! Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel is a real gem! It's a beautiful hotel with great views over Lake Seneca and the marina. The beds are comfortable and the restaurant...

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We’re so happy to hear that you were pleasantly surprised and even happier to hear that you had a fantastic stay. Kudos to your husband! It was certainly our pleasure to do all that we possibly could to make your stay a memorable one. Again, many thanks...

Reviewed 11 August 2015

The Harbor Hotel is absolutely beautiful. The restaurant and bar at the hotel are very nice and the food is delicious. The hotel is within walking distance of Watkins Glen State Park as well as many restaurants. The Seneca Lake wineries are a short drive away and I would highly recommend this hotel

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and for your high recommendation. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our Blue Pointe Grille and Cold Water Bar. It was our pleasure to provide you with a memorable stay and we will look forward to your next visit to the Harbor Hotel. Warm Regards, Carolyn Guyer

Boston, New York
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Stayed here in October 2014. Had a room with balcony, and the view was awesome. Woke up one morning to a drop in temperature and the view of the lake with the fog rolling off the lake was breath taking. Rooms are very tastefully decorated,and staff was great. Would recommend eating at the onsite restaurant . Definitely the best place...

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. Your kind words mean a great deal to us and it's wonderful to know that you loved all aspects of your stay. The Food & Beverage team is thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience and appreciates your recommendation. It is our hopes that your travels bring...

Reviewed 11 August 2015

The whole staff was fantastic and made everything excellent for our wedding day. From start to finish they made the whole day seem effortless and went well out of their way to make our day special. Couldn't have been more perfect.

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Carolyn G, General Manager at Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Congratulations on your recent marriage and thank you for choosing to share your “big day” with us at the Harbor Hotel. Our staff was thrilled to read through your great comments. We agree; we have an amazing team who are truly committed to making sure every last detail is perfect! We appreciate you sharing your thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. On...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stayed for two nights to go on a wine tour. It's in town and on the lake but we opted for a street view room it's fairly pricey in my opinion especially with the Canadian exchange. We were lucky to obtain a military rate calling them directly instead of online booking. So the room and property were all very...

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Thank you for your posting your review on TripAdvisor! We appreciate you taking the time to give us and other travelers feedback on your experience. It's so nice to hear that you not only had a great stay at the Harbor Hotel but that you had the opportunity to sample some of the region’s amazing wines. We will look forward...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
BluePointe Grille
BluePointe Grille
Cuisines: American
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel has been awarded a four diamond rating from AAA -The American Automobile Association. This distinction is given to hotels with refined and stylish accommodations and a high level of service and attention to detail. This award makes the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel the top rated hotel in Watkins Glen, New York. At the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, our staff is proud to offer all our guests outstanding service! The hotel offers a variety of deluxe accommodations including six luxurious suites. We offer nightly turndown service, an indoor pool, fitness center and our professional concierge is on call to assist you and your family in planning your Watkins Glen vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

Address: 16 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1221
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Price Range: €135 - €319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Watkins Glen Harbor Boutique Hotel
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“Lake view!”
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“Ask for a lake view room. Lake Seneca is beautiful.”
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“I was lucky enough to have a lakeside room and the view was incredible.”
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