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Calhoun, GA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the motel is gorgeous but finding the drive up to the motel was a bit of a puzzle. Check in was an adventure as there was just an envelope with our information taped on the door of the main house. Our room and bathroom were very clean. The bed was comfortable BUT the walls are paper thin....

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

Hi, Thank you for the comments about how clean our rooms are. That is super important to us. I'm also glad you liked the view. To get that view, we do have to be up a bit, so yes, the driveway does take you "up." This was my husband's grandmother's motel. We bought it in 2012 and have been saving...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room had a funky smell. So strong I could smell it from outside. I thought it was mild or mildew. The owner said it was cleaning products. Regardless, we couldn't stay. A got half our money back and went to a Holiday Inn Express and slept well in a modern room for less money. We won't do a mom...

Thank Capt J
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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.

Thank George B
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 November 2016 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....

Thank JSDSpa
Reviewed 26 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...

Thank DestinationUSA
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 24 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...

Thank DCAlaska
Greensboro, NC
Reviewed 23 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...

Thank Daffodil7404
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!!

Thank Hummgbrd5
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 18 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.

Thank Fran542015
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......

Thank omar47

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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: ₹ 6,007 - ₹ 9,557 (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”
 of 5 bubbles BruceG614, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask if newer mattresses.”
 of 5 bubbles tomgeol999, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles 692jiml, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Owner provided good restaurant recommendation.”
 of 5 bubbles 475brandyp, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
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