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Gorgeous View Motel

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Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Harbour View
Great View
Full view
Getting there
Elmira Regional Airport26 km
Tompkins County Airport37 km
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I had a reservation here when the town experienced heavy flooding back in August. The hotel did not have clean running water and the town was really affected by all the flooding. We ended up canceling our trip and called the hotel to let them know. Unfortunately they still kept o
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We liked the location of this motel in that it was away from any hustle and bustle, but still close enough to the Park to be convenient. The bed was comfortable; flat screen TV was nice. Otherwise, the room was quite basic, but I guess we were there to see the surrounding beaut
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Room was spotless and perfect for a weekend getaway to the wineries! Will continue to book here for upcoming trips! 2 beds, a bathroom with a shower, a gorgeous view, parking right out front. It was everything we needed for a great price! Very happy
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On our 15th wedding anniversary road trip we decided to extend our trip for a day and went to Watkins Glen. We found this motel at the last minute and got a handicapped room. The bathroom was beautiful and large. The room only had one bed. I think the others had two. I had a bit
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This is what I call a honeycomb hideout! The owners were great. Lovely sit down outside space and the view is equally amazing. Rooms were really clean. Even though the shower is small (which is the only reason I gave a four) it was still a peaceful and enjoyful stay with snacks i
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All rooms have a patio.
Is this dog friendly?
I am not positive and looked at website but didn't see anything about pets. Contact them directly. They may allow pets since there isn't carpet.
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Did this hotel go by another name in June of 1982? I think we stayed here on our honeymoon, but I do not recognize the name.
Hi Doug, My name is Stephanie. My husband and I purchased this motel in 2012. In 1982, it was owned by my husband's grandmother. I believe, when it was under her ownership, it was called the Gorgeous View Motel. When she passed in 2003, it was leased by the property across the highway from us -- the Glen Motor Inn. They placed people in our rooms when their property filled. This was the arrangement for about 10 years. I wonder if you stayed at the Glen Motor Inn, maybe? Kindly, Stephanie
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Would like to know the check-in and check-out times
Good afternoon! Guaranteed check-in is 3pm. Sometimes rooms are ready early, but 3pm is guaranteed. Check-out is 11am. Kindly, stephanie
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from the pictures its looks like there is a house or some kind of building across the street? Is it possible to put your feet in the water?
You are correct, there is a building across the street. We didn't explore the waterfront at that point, but there is a nice breakwater jutting into the lake which you can walk on - and perhaps get your feet wet. It is at the start of the village, a mile or so from the Motel.
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hi is the king rooms on the lake or across the street from the lake
The property is across the street on a hill
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"Room 8 was handicapped accessible. The bathroom was large enough for handicapped folks. Only one bed."
"All the same. Only 8 rooms."
"There are only eight rooms and they are all facing the lake."
"All rooms I stayed in seemed pretty much the same, rooms 5 and up have flatter parking if it matters to you."
"All rooms seem to be exactly the same. Can't go wrong with any of them."
US$ 79 - US$ 95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesWatkins Glen
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