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Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was my third trip to the Otesaga. I made a special point to route our trip so we could stay there again. Wish I hadn't will think twice about returning. The room was beautiful and was told by everyone we had the best room in hotel. Bell and valet staff and front desk were friendly. The problem occurred in...

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

Dear Norma S., Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent stay and for being such a loyal guest of The Otesaga, we are extremely grateful for your repeat visits. Our apologies for the inconvenience you experienced while dining at Hawkeye Grill, we’re truly disappointed to read your comments as we aim to provide every...

Syracuse, New York, USA
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I have stayed at this hotel numerous times and it has never disappointed. NIcely appointed rooms, a veranda overlooking the lake with rocking chairs, a recently added fire pit area and a fantastic breakfast buffet with the works. For golfers, Leatherstocking course is beautiful and challenging. Short walk to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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

Dear Diane F., Thank you for your loyalty, we are privileged to have guests like you who return time after time. Your comments are much appreciated as it is always helpful to get feedback about our recent renovations, including the updated guestrooms and public areas. We’ll make sure to share your feedback with the rest of the team as they’ll...

Whippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Spent one night at this amazing property in late August in a Village King Suite. Room was extremely spacious with a separate sitting area with quality décor and carpeting. Complimentary bottled water provided. Bathroom sparkled with quality toiletries provided and plush towels but not much counter top space near sink. Location is stunning right on the lake with a veranda...

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

Dear Michekara, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about The Otesaga, we’re so glad that you enjoyed your stay. The Otesaga went through an extensive renovation last year and we’re thrilled that you enjoyed the updated guestroom décor and additions, such as the Fire Bar. We hope that your future travels will bring you back to...

Reviewed 28 September 2015

We came as first-time guests for a weekend retreat to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and we couldn't have chosen any better than the Otesaga. The location, the view, the food, the service, and the rooms were all outstanding. Several weddings took place during our stay, and we never once felt displaced. We felt like extended guests! We spent more time...

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

Dear Kendra E., It’s great to read that you enjoyed celebrating your wedding anniversary at The Otesaga, thank you for staying with us on this special occasion, we’re thrilled that you enjoyed everything about it, from dining, to service and the views of the lake. The team will be so happy to read your kind comments, thank you for sharing...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 23 September 2015

My wife and I recently revisited the Otesaga and, once again, felt like we died and went to heaven... the location on the lake is ideal for total relaxation. The staff is always helpful and everyone seems to have wonderful smiles on their faces including those in reservations, especially Adiya, whose smile seems everpresent in her voice on the phone....

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

Dear JKBUFF, Your review of The Otesaga brought smiles to our faces, thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments, we’re thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. There is indeed something for everyone, for every taste and every occasion! Decompress is a great word to describe a stay at The Otesaga, with the...

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great old hotel with a lot of rich history. Played in a golf tournament there on the Leatherstocking Golf Course. Nice course with terrific view of Lake Oesaga and the surrounding countryside. Morning breakfasts at the hotel are fantastic ( fruit bar, omelet bar, etc ). Eat your breakfast on the back porch with views of the lake and the...

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

Dear Bradgolfdoc, Great comments about The Otesaga and Leatherstocking Golf Course, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and most importantly for partaking in the Otesaga Seniors Open benefiting Pathfinder Village and the education programs at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, your commitment to such an important cause is much appreciated. We will make...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 September 2015

resort and grounds are spectacular. Resort looks over the lake, golf course next door to the hotel. Did not play but some of the group I was with did and said it was a very nice course. Food at the hotel was very good

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

Dear 99fish, Thank you for posting a review about your recent stay at The Otesaga, we’re glad that you enjoyed your visit. Our golf course has breathtaking views of the lake and we’re happy to hear that some people on the group had the opportunity to experience it, we hope that you’ll have the chance to play it once, maybe...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is one of the old Queens of travel. Charming, updated and full of classy areas. The Baseball hall of fame is just around the corner and can be avoided if you like. It’s a bit too touristy and honky-tonk. There are good restaurants, fabulous views all surrounded by first class appointments keep in pristine condition and very accommodating staff....

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

Dear Peter M., Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences from your recent stay at The Otesaga, we’re glad that you enjoyed the various amenities and services offered by the resort. Being close to main street and area attractions yet secluded from all the hustle and bustle is a guest favorite. Sorry to hear that you found...

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at the Otesaga Resort for three nights for a wedding in September. The property and buildings are absolutely beautiful. The ceiling on all floors are very high and the decor is breathtaking. There are a number of sitting rooms and all are decorated impeccably with an unparalleled elegance. Breakfast in the main restaurant is...

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

Dear Emily C., What a great review of The Otesaga Resort Hotel, thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments, we’re so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. The staff will be delighted to read your feedback as they take pride in what they do and reading your review will inspire them to continue to...

Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 12 September 2015

My family and I attended a wedding where the reception was held at the Otesaga Resort Hotel. This was my 1st time to the Cooperstown, NY area. What a pleasant surprise. The hotel was exceptional. Everything was wonderful. The breakfast buffet had the best quality food I have ever had for a buffet. The staff was very nice and extremely...

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

Dear WannabeIslander, We’re so happy that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Otesaga Resort Hotel while attending a wedding, it’s great to know that you found the Otesaga to be exceptional, the staff will be thrilled to read your comments. Guests love the Fire Bar, especially this time of the year with the changing colors of the landscape surrounding...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
  • Suites
  • 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: $446 - $834 (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 Romantic Hotel in Cooperstown
#3 Family Hotel in Cooperstown
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