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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I've stayed at other hotels in the area when I visit the beautiful and spiritual Farm Sanctuary. My only complaint was there were no bellman to be found so you had to carry your own bags. So strange since it's a 4 diamond property. They need to invest staff greeting you at entrance and taking your bags. The rooms are...

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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 your review and kind words on TripAdvisor. Your comments mean a great deal to us and it is wonderful to hear the Harbor Hotel is your first choice in accommodations when visiting the Farm Sanctuary. Again, thank you for your review. We will look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer

South Hadley, MA
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The Hotel is great , the rooms are large and clean. My issue is with the services, if your are out enjoying the great outdoor patio be prepared to wait, the staff rarely came out to check on you... The food was good it just took awhile..

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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 review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your nice comments regarding our guest rooms and hotel. Please accept our apology for the lapse in service while dining on our patio. Your feedback is very important to us as it helps us to better understand how we can improve our services for our guests....

Aurora, Ohio
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We have tried to get reservations to this venue before but it was always booked. We LOVED beautiful room, with wood floors (not carpeting - very nice) nice views, etc. The breakfast was wonderful! The staff was wonderful (except the female bartender at the bar both nights - not very friendly or welcoming at all) We left because of her...

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

Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. It’s wonderful to hear you enjoyed the comforts of your guest room. We receive very positive feedback from our guests regarding the wood flooring as compared to carpeting; I’m glad you agree! Please accept my sincere apology for impolite service you received in our Cold Water Bar. It is disheartening to learn...

Luling
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Worth every penny! My husband travels regularly for work. Usually when we go somewhere together we use hotel points (for a chain hotel) but we splurged on this hotel and I'm so glad we did. It was fantastic!! All of the little things make a difference. And the view is gorgeous. Room service was great too.

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

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing the Harbor Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion. We are thrilled you and your husband had a wonderful stay and honored that you speak so highly of our hotel. It has been our privilege to serve you and we will look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer

Celebration, Florida
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We have been traveling to the Glen to race for many years, and we were thrilled when this beautiful new hotel opened a few years ago. We have stayed several times now. Fantastic rooms, great restaurant, and stunning views of the lake from our balcony. We love the fire pits out back overlooking the lake, its a great place to...

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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 wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It’s great to hear the Harbor Hotel has become your hotel of choice when racing at Watkins Glen International. Car club members, such as yourself, are a very important part of our success; we appreciate your continued patronage. Again, thank you for sharing your kind words. We...

Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This hotel is fabulous! I can't begin to describe the quality and excellence. Other hotels should take note - the staff is serious about guest comfort and the immaculate rooms are superb! Great view from any room, luxurious towels and sheets, very comfortable and peaceful, relaxing rooms! This is everything a hotel ought to be!

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

Fabulous is what we like to hear! We are thrilled you loved every aspect of your stay and enjoyed the convenience of being just minutes away from Watkins Glen International. Our team is passionate about doing all they can to make every stay a memorable one so we couldn’t be happier that this was your experience. Thank you for your...

Blue Ash, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2015

My wife and I loved this place. Room was luxurious, view was stunning, bed was comfortable, bathroom clean and beautiful, and we loved it. Make sure you talk to the concierge about stuff to do. She was so helpful and really made the trip amazing. Pool was really nice. Restaurant was great. I would go back today if I could....

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

Thank you for posting your great review of the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel on TripAdvisor! We appreciate you taking the time to give us and other traveler’s feedback on your stay. It's so nice to hear that you and your wife not only enjoyed an excellent visit with us but that our Concierge contributed to your memorable experience. Again, many...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 June 2015

My husband and I spent just one night at this beautiful hotel recently, but I wish I would have stayed longer. We made a last minute decision solely based on AAA's 4 star review and were not disappointed. The hotel is fairly new, immaculate on the outside, and so beautiful on the inside. We had lunch on the patio overlooking...

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

Thank you for posting your fabulous review! We are happy you and your husband had such a wonderful stay and enjoyed the comforts of your guest room. We appreciate you highlighting some of the great amenities our hotel provides to our guests. We are most happy to hear that our team was able to make such a positive impression during...

Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

We spent an amazing week at the harbor hotel. Our room was very clean and we had a beautiful view of the scenery. The manager, Carolyn, is an exceptional employee who went out of her way to make sure our stay exceeded our expectations. Liz, front desk was extremely helpful planning our excursions. Mrs B

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

Thank you so much for this very nice review Mrs. B. It was a pleasure visiting with you throughout your stay. It was very kind of you to personally acknowledge Liz and me in your review. The entire team at the Harbor Hotel takes great pride in making our guest’s stay the best it can be so it is wonderful...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Harbor Hotel is, by far, the nicest hotel in the surrounding area. Sitting right on the water, the views are spectacular whether from your room or, dining outside. The rooms are very nautical with choice colors for comfort. It was our anniversary so as we walked into our room, the hotel had given us a card along with a...

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

Happy belated anniversary! Thank you for choosing the Harbor Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion. We are thrilled you enjoyed your champagne and anniversary card. It was very kind of you to take the time to post such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor and we are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful and relaxing stay! We...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
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: RM434 - RM1,281 (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
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel NY - Finger Lakes
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