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The Otesaga Resort Hotel

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Upstate New York
Reviewed 3 November 2016

100 year old hotel on ideal location to watch sailboats on the lake, this place is beautiful and relaxing. The huge veranda has about 35 rocking chairs to enjoy. In the evening, a huge fire pit is lit. The rooms are very comfortable.

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LouiseUpstateNewYork, Thank you for staying at The Otesaga during your recent visit to the area, we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The veranda with its rocking chairs is indeed a popular place for guests to enjoy the views of the lake and relax, especially during the summer and fall months. We're happy to read that you found the...

Hauppauge
Reviewed 1 November 2016

There is something magical about staying in a waterfront hotel that harkens back to the guilded age of travel. This gorgeous hotel is modernized in the most perfect way by incorporating elements authentic to the era. The staff are lovely and courteous. The food is amazing.

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Long_Island_CVB, We are glad to read your recent review of The Otesaga, thank you for taking the time to share your comments and, most importantly, for staying with us. Recent renovations have been very well received by our guests and we're happy that you enjoyed them too. While we address today's travelers needs with modern amenities we also make...

massachusetts
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Otesaga is amazing, when you drive by, it draws you in! Although way too pricey, I am SO glad I sucked it up and stayed, even for just one night!! We had an amazing room with a view of the pool and Lake Otsego! the Buffet Breakfast was amazing, our waitress, not so much!! but that's ok, it was...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tvlqueen, Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to Cooperstown, we're so glad to read that you decided to spend the night with us, and most importantly, that you enjoyed it. The grounds are indeed breathtaking, and the views of the lake are just magical. Sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience with...

Utica, New York
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Top shelf quality all around: the food, wait staff, atmosphere, cleanliness - I can't cover all of the great aspects of dining at the Otesaga - there are too many credits to go around. Let me put this in perspective for you. I've been a Certified Chef for almost thirty years and have traveled and cooked across the country, and...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ed S., Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent dining experience at The Otesaga, we're flattered by your remarks, especially coming from someone with experience in the industry. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, the culinary team will be thrilled to read your comments. We hope you'll visit us again soon and experience...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our party of 6 upstate New York road trippers stayed a night at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in double queen rooms and loved its charm. It's stately lakeside location is breathtaking and sitting in rockers on the wide verandah as the sun goes down over the lake and having fireside drinks in the bar was a lot of fun. The...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear POPs13, What a great review of your recent visit to Cooperstown, thank you for staying with us and for sharing your kind comments, the team is going to love reading your feedback! The Otesaga is indeed a historic hotel with old world charm and the views of the lake makes it a memorable experience. We're glad that you enjoyed...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to Cooperstown a few times and always wanted to stay here. We finally did and enjoyed ourselves very much. The pool, the view of the lake, the Hawkeyes Grill, it's a great place to visit. We had one rainy day and we watched a game on TV and read the Sunday papers. The breakfast is the best...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Denise P., It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Otesaga during your recent visit, thank you for staying with us and for sharing your feedback, the team will be so happy to read your comments. It sounds like you had the opportunity to make use of many of the amenities available to guests, especially the...

NY, NY
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The setting is beautiful. The back porch is an amazing place to rock while taking in the view. The breakfast was both luxurious and homespun. The price tag is quite steep for the size and quality of the rooms but that really isn't why you stay there. You stay because the grounds are stunning and the golf course/ lake are...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FromNYto, Thank you for your review, we appreciate the time you took to share your feedback about your recent stay. We're glad that you enjoyed the visit, especially the setting and the breakfast - one of our guests favorite! The location is an advantage for guests who are looking to explore the village by foot and being on the...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here while attending a wedding at the weekend! The room was lovely, all clean and tidy with a huge comfy bed! Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff and we managed to get an earlier check in so that we could get ready for the wedding. We ate lunch in the Bar...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lolarose987, You came during a beautiful time of the year in Cooperstown and we're glad that you were able to experience the resort while attending the wedding. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments, the staff will be thrilled to read them. With the views of the lake as background, weddings are truly special at The...

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at Thai resort, we did not stay there, but were sent there for dinner. Let me say that the outdoor bar and fire pit was tremendous. The food was average at best. Portion sizes were mismatched and flavor was not high on the list. Much seemed to be bottled, if not, need better recipes. Service was slow and...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rudy V., Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent dining experience at The Otesaga, we're sorry to hear that your visit was not a memorable one, our sincere apologies. The restaurant is a popular dining destination during the fall season but this is no excuse for the slow service you received. Please know...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My 4th trip to The Otesaga was a 2 night stay at a conference. It has become my favorite hotel in all of New York. The location is absolutely stunning, especially if you get a room facing Lake Otsego. The rooms are huge and housekeeping does an excellent job of keeping them clean. I also love the lakeside fire pit...

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OtesagaHotelMgmt, Manager at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Johngalt_ny, We're so excited to read that this is your favorite hotel in all of New York, what a great compliment. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and most importantly for being such a loyal guest of The Otesaga. Please know that the staff is very appreciative of your feedback, especially when it is so...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Hawkeye Bar & Grill
Hawkeye Bar & Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Otesaga Resort Hotel is the historic grand resort of Cooperstown, NY, overlooking majestic Lake Otsego and providing exceptional accommodations, excellence service, and an elegant atmosphere since 1909. The resort is located just a short walk from Cooperstown's main attractions, including the Baseball Hall Of Fame, The Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum, and provides exclusive packages for everyone in the family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Otesaga Resort Hotel

Address: 60 Lake St, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1042
Region: United States > New York > Cooperstown
Price Range: ₹ 21,773 - ₹ 40,678 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Otesaga Resort Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
The Otesaga Hotel Cooperstown
Otesaga Hotel Cooperstown
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Cooperstown
#3 Romantic Hotel in Cooperstown
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“The higher the floor, the better the view, but ceilings get progressively lower & hallways narrower. Avoid 5th floor.”
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