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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A reasonably priced inn with beautiful views of Lake Otsego. Very quite location with a friendly staff, willing to assist and provide helpful information. Please keep in mind, not the hotel's fault but no restaurants in the area willing to deliver to this location.

Thank averastravels
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

On September 30th, we stayed at the Terrace. We arrived late in the afternoon, after spending time in the HOF. I had reserved a king room but when we arrived, we were so tired and didn't want to traipse up the stairs to the 2nd floor. They were so VERY accommodating and without a blink they moved us to a... More 

Thank oakesgirl2016
Stony Brook, New York
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights recently, as we toured the Cooperstown area. We found it convenient to nearly everything the town has to offer. It is run by a lovely young couple who have done a great deal to improve the property in the 3 years they have had it. And we found it to be very... More 

Thank Gary B
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for choosing us for your stay and for taking the time to review your experience. We're beyond pleased to know that your time with us was enjoyable and that you were happy with your experience! Thank you again for your kind words, Gary, and should you find yourself in Cooperstown again, we hope you'll keep... More 

Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Reminds me of somewhere Don Draper would have stayed at on his cross-country trip in the last season of Mad Men. Slightly refreshed early '60s motel. It was fine for the money but also featured a giant crack down the wall of our room. Far from any restaurant or store but its main selling point may be its seclusion overlooking... More 

Thank DaveTUSC
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dave, If ONLY Don Draper had slept here! ;) Thank you for staying with us and for reviewing your experience. We're the first motel up the lake from town, so 3.5 miles from the Village. The nearest restaurant is about 1.5 miles down the lake from us towards town. You are certainly correct in assuming that we highlight the... More 

Albany, NY
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128 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

July in Cooperstown is busy with the activities centered on the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Glimmerglass Opera festival. Basic breakfast offerings, free wifi, and water sports equipment are nice amenities. A number of people used the picnic tables on the grounds. At checkin, staff thoughtfully provided local tips and pointers.

Thank Rdi2Go
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your stay in town and for the lovely review. We hope you had a chance to get out on the lake and we always love sharing the great feedback on our staff as they're a wonderful team of hard workers. We're delighted to hear that your stay was comfortable and we hope the rest... More 

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67 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

From where did those 4 star reviews come? In our room there was dust upon entrance, carpet laid over old carpet, a toilet which did not work properly (we had to keep their plumbers friend in our room for the entire stay), shower water temperature which varied from desired temperature to extreme hot, bathroom the size of a closet, almost... More 

Thank poos
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi poos, Thank you for re-submitting your originally inappropriate review. It's very, very unfortunate that you felt so negatively about your stay. To answer your questions, those reviews came from the lovely guests that we are fortunate enough to have stay with us and that we are very appreciative of. They are detailed reviews that paint a very honest picture... More 

Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had a great visit. I'm a little torn in rating the inn because I don't want to mislead anyone. I give it a high rating on "experience" and amenities - the motel room itself would rate a bit lower. Overall and excellent hotel for a family visit to Cooperstown. My kids loved it. We were in Cooperston for the... More 

Thank WesPDX
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us for your stay in Cooperstown and for taking the time to review your experience - we're so happy to hear that it was enjoyable and that your family had so much fun at the lake! As you mentioned, since acquiring this property we've been working to give her a new lease on life... More 

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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My husband and I stayed here for only one night and we were not disappointed. The room was clean and we had a beautiful view of the lake. The ladies working there could not have been nicer or more helpful. We took the paddle boat out on the lake after dinner (the rentals are all free with your stay) and... More 

Thank Denise L
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Denise, It's so rewarding to know that your short stay here was such a joy! We love that you all were able to get out on the lake and enjoyed the beautiful view here. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and keep us in mind the next time you're in the area! More 

Canon City
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A little overpriced for the age of the hotel, but lake views are wonderful. Quiet and serene. Convenient to town and restaurants. Clean rooms and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Continental breakfast is minimal but adequate.

Thank Elaine H
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Elaine, Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that your stay was relaxing and enjoyable, and that our staff was so helpful as well. The summer months here are certainly very busy and therefore it's when our prices are the highest, but we research rates of all other similar accommodations in the area when... More 

Buffalo, New York
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10 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Terrace Motor Inn. We loved that it overlooked the beautiful Otsego Lake, and was distant enough from Cooperstown to be peaceful and relaxing. We enjoyed trying the stand-up paddle boards and paddling on the lake each evening we were there. We really appreciated and enjoyed the free use of the equipment. Our room... More 

Thank 948demac948
Justin and Vero... L, Owner at Terrace Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us recently and for taking the time to provide us with a review! We always love to hear when our guests enjoy the tranquility of our location and also when they get to have some fun on the lake! We are so sorry that your husband had to miss the continental breakfast in the morning... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A tranquil and intimate lakefront property with breathtaking views of historic Otsego Lake. Free wifi, a pool, direct lake access and rooms that are clean and comfortable. Come visit us at the Terrace Motor Inn and let your Cooperstown getaway begin! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Terrace Motor Inn

Address: 6439 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2517
Region: United States > New York > Cooperstown
Number of rooms: 15
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“Be aware of possible noise level. The rooms facing the lake are great!”
 of 5 bubbles oakesgirl2016, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If selecting a second floor room, may prefer one at far end so not all other second floor occupants go past your room when going to theirs”
 of 5 bubbles Rdi2Go, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Chose the building closest to the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles denisel574, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The upper level rooms have the best view!”
 of 5 bubbles 238rebeccag, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“They all face the lake so you can't miss.”
 of 5 bubbles 734LarryH, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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