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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The view from the Harbor Hotel is beautiful (we had a lake view)! The room was nice and clean, and the staff was very friendly. We visited for a birthday celebration so I requested a surprise in the room, and was treated to balloons, champagne, and a birthday card from the staff. It was very nice! We ordered room service...

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

Thank you for sharing your Harbor Hotel experience on TripAdvisor. It sounds like you had a wonderful birthday celebration weekend. The Food & Beverage team was thrilled to read your nice comments regarding your room service; our bread baskets and chocolate covered cherries are definitely a guest favorite. Your glowing recommendation is very much appreciated. We will look forward to...

Stanley
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

THIS HOTEL...STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL❤ When you walk in the front doors..A fire place. The decorations in the Libby, it's so vibrant with color and lights. CUSTOMER SERVICE, is the BEST! So, accommodating they just want your stay to be PERFECT, and Your Memories to be Incredible! The room we stayed in for our COUPLE weekend, Where to start. They have bed...

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

Thank you for posting such a flattering review on TripAdvisor! It was very kind of you to acknowledge our staff’s efforts in making your stay the best it could be. We strive to provide exceptional service, and we are very happy to hear that this was your experience. As you noted we have a great location; the attractions in and...

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We enjoy going to the finger lakes and visiting some wineries on the lakes. this is the third time staying at the harbor hotel and each time we enjoyed our stay. The staff for the time you walk in the front door are always wonderful and friendly. Anything you need or have questions about they are very helpful. The view...

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

Thank you for your choosing the Harbor Hotel while visiting the Finger Lakes region. We appreciate you taking the time to share your nice comments on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you had another great stay and we are even happier to hear you received great service from our staff. Your compliments are very much appreciated. Thank you...

Vernon, New York
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel was very impressive. Perfect location and every staff member was very friendly. The rooms are beautiful and there is a fire pit outside right on the lake. We received the paper every day and there was coffee on every floor in the morning. So nice and very enjoyable. I would recommend this hotel to anyone! My only complaint...

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

What an amazing review! We appreciate your kind words and are flattered to hear that the Harbor Hotel is the best hotel you have ever stayed at ~ such an incredible compliment! From all of us at the Harbor Hotel, thank you for posting your wonderful review on TripAdvisor and thank you for your glowing recommendation. Best Regards, Carolyn Guyer

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We have driven past here numerous times and finally decided to stay. The hotel was beautiful. The room was clean, modern and spacious. The staff was extremely friendly. The view of Seneca Lake is really beautiful. We were not disappointed.

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

We are so glad you decided to stay with us and truly appreciate you taking the time to post such nice comments. It sounds like you had a wonderful visit. Thank you for sharing your Harbor Hotel experience on TripAdvisor. We will look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Carolyn Guyer

South Park Township, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Have tried other places at the Finger Lakes before we stayed here. Beautiful place, always clean with a great lake view. Now we always stay here. If you go off season, you can get good rates and it still is beautiful. One complaint, coffee on the floors could be stronger.

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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 with us on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to hear you had another great stay! Your patronage is very much appreciated. It has been our pleasure to have you as our guests. We will look forward to welcoming you back to the Harbor Hotel on your next visit to the...

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner and breakfast two days in a row at the restaurant. It was all delicious and the servers were great! We are looking forward to returning some day for sure! A great place to wind down and escape from a busy life!!!!

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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 thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you highlighting the cleanliness of our hotel. We have an amazing housekeeping team and it was very kind of you to acknowledge their commitment to excellence. We are happy you had a relaxing stay and enjoyed your dining experiences in our Blue Pointe Grille. The...

Concord, Ohio
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here in mid February and cannot praise this Hotel enough.It is immaculately clean with beautifully decorated rooms featuring large flat screen tvs tile showers very comfortable beds and plenty of room to spread out.We enjoyed the indoor pool and whirlpool and were provided with fluffy robes to make the trip from our room.The evening turn down service is...

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

Thank you for sharing your wonderful compliments on TripAdvisor! It was very kind of you to highlight some of the great amenities our hotel provides to our guests. We are happy you enjoyed our nightly turn down service and even happier to hear you received great service from our staff. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back...

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Another awesome visit to one of the top hotels anywhere .we enjoyed a large and well appointed suite with a gorgeous view of the lake!!!i have been visiting this area for 20 years and have been lucky to have this beautiful hotel to stay in the last few years. It is evident they company that owns the hotel takes pride...

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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 wonderful comments and thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled you had a great Valentine's weekend and happy you enjoyed the comforts of your suite. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we are delighted that you have fond memories of The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. Best...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Regardless of the time of year, the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel should meet or exceed your expectations for first rate accommodations in the Finger Lakes. Spacious, well-appointed guest rooms with tile floors and a gorgeous bathroom with walk-in shower are delightful. We have stayed both in February and June and have enjoyed using this hotel as our base for visiting...

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

Thank you for sharing your Harbor Hotel experience on TripAdvisor. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and it is wonderful to hear that we exceeded your expectations It has been our pleasure to have you as our guest. We will look forward to welcoming you back to the Harbor Hotel on your next visit to the Finger Lakes...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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  • Family Rooms
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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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: $205 - $499 (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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