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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1970s motel at its best, we were lucky enough to stay in the renovated room, owner is planning to renovate all rooms like ours. Excellent renovation for our room. Good friends,food, wine and spirits and a great room. See their facebook site. Yes the owner took pictures of our group.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for a clean, affordable, no frills room this is your place. We stayed here for the weekend mainly because it was located as a pickup location for frisky wine tours. We wished it was just a little closer to town so we could have walked but the views in the morning overlooking seneca lake sure are beautiful....

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MD
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The view from the motel is gorgeous. I wouldn't say the interior rooms are gorgeous but the room is very spacious with a small refrigerator. The bathroom is also very spacious. Room and bathroom were very clean. Walls are thin so you need to be mindful of loud TVs and voices carrying into your neighbor's room. We would stay here...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Have always been hesitant to book a small motel in a small town. Relied on Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. This property has been well maintained and is fully equipped with modern anemities. Exceptionally clean and secured with electronic door locks. Convenient access to state park and surrounding areas. The Queen and Double bed combo was perfect for...

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Greensboro, NC
Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you enjoy a step back in time, and are aware of what an old-style motel has (and doesn't have) to offer, this place can't be beat. Not only is the view gorgeous, but the location is very convenient to town, the state park, and the wine trail. Everything was completely clean and fresh. Complimentary light snacks and juice drinks...

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Harding
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay! This was my third visit to Gorgeous View. It is always so clean and enjoyable to stay here. The view really is truly "Gorgeous"! I will continue to stay here any time I visit Seneca Lake!!

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stepped back in time to independent motel with pride of ownership. Spick and spam. Great shower. Views were all we hoped for. Microwave and mini fridge. Bed and pillows very comfortable. Convenient to Watkins Glen and route 14 wine trail.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Spartan room though updated with newer bathroom....a small motel of perhaps 7 units located just outside of town ....There is a small frig that contains a few complimentary snacks in addition to a couple of snack bars...nice touch......

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Benton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Brief fall trip - stayed in Room 5 for one night. The room was perfect! Simple, functional decor. Clean from top to bottom - all bedding is washed as seen by rooms being cleaned!! Loved the flooring - no carpet except for logically positioned throw rugs. Loved the view from the 'front porch'! Owners very friendly and accommodating! We will...

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Stephanie S, Owner at Gorgeous View Motel, responded to this review

Good morning! I'm so glad you like the floors. We are updating several other rooms this winter and have contemplated carpet vs. tile. We're going with tile! We look forward to seeing in the spring. Have a great winter! Kindly, Stephanie

Irvine, California
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This motel has a lovely view of the lake. We also had access to an outdoor seating area with a fire pit and s'mores (provided). All were lovely perks! A little tricky to get to if you're coming from town. Older motel that has been freshened up. Very friendly owners!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We invite you to experience our amazing view of Seneca Lake, our stellar customer service, and our clean, comfortable, newly renovated rooms. Open all year, the Gorgeous View Motel is only minutes from one of New York's beautiful state parks, local shops, and attractions of Watkins Glen. We offer families, business travelers, wine lovers, race enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen, and nature lovers of all kinds, a truly pleasant lodging experience four seasons a year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gorgeous View Motel

Address: 3355 State Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9717
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Price Range: $118 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All units are side by side”
 of 5 bubbles omar47, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get an end room”
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“Ask if newer mattresses.”
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“All rooms have a great view.”
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“Owner provided good restaurant recommendation.”
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