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Geneva, New York
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55 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Menu is terrible. Suggest to get a bottled beer. Mix drinks seem to be a probblem. Bartender was awful and not friendly. Is a great spot on the lake....too bad this hole in the wall, dated in the 70's is still here!

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Thank David B
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been going to this motel once a year for the past 10 years, it's not a five star but it's by the lake and it has a special place in our hearts etc, this year they lost a customer, the room was never vacuumed, there was a moldy coffee filter in the coffee pot (for... More 

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Maple Shade
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

On the hottest day of our trip we stayed at this adorable little gem of a hotel. Our rooms were right on the water, offering the most amazing views. The little bar/restaurant offered a variety of appetizers and a somewhat inexperienced bartender. She was accommodating and very sweet. We all loved our stay and are looking forward to the next... More 

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Varysburg, New York
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The rooms definitely need updating, especially for the price. The mattresses were quite hard. Staff were very nice and the rooms were clean. The view of the lake is awesome and there was a great covered area for our large group to sit at. We really enjoyed our weekend there.

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Thank mazurejd
Batavia, New York
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99 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The food was good, but a little pricey. But the view of the lake and the breeze were awesome while dining out on the outdoor patio. Only real complaint was that the service was slow but again the breeze and the views made up for it

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a lovely room overlooking the lake, and we enjoyed a dip in the outdoor pool after a hot day. That evening we sat around a campfire with a few other guests. We would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Thank Nsdf
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Resembling a ghetto dwelling with rusty railings, mold, mildew filled rooms. You will leave with that old basement musty smell on your clothes and hair. Lot of loud drunks congregate there. Owner John is bi-polar, thus some people write favorably about him others not as his mood is unpredictable. What is predictable is the stinky rooms. Avoid this dump if... More 

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Thank johnjukes
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The view on the Seneca lake was priceless however if you are looking for comfort in the room you will be very disappointed 😞 the bed was as hard a a concrete floor and i tried to get up and sleep in the chair but it was wicker and very not made for comfort every time I moved in it... More 

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Thank Ellen P
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We've stayed here twice, the first time we didn't make reservations, but the second time we did and the person I talked to was named John he was beyond rude, for a job that's customer service based he was mean, I was told that lake side was $99 and pool side $89 per night per room, when I told him... More 

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Scott Township
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Old, dirty, dark, damp and musty rooms. Drafty doors and windows. Disgusting pool that isn't used. Cheap, old mattresses. Furniture and décor from the early 70's, thrift store style. Had a mouse in our room. It's by the lake but not situated to take best advantage of it. Most of the lodging is across the street where you can't even... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Showboat Motel

Address: 3434 N Plum Point Rd, Himrod, NY 14842-9772
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Himrod
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
The Showboat Motel Himrod, NY - Finger Lakes
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Lakeview rooms are the best and the 2nd and 3rd floors have your own lake view balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles mazurejd, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay someplace else, in a tent would be a step up.”
 of 5 bubbles johnjukes, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for anyone but John”
 of 5 bubbles jordanknox1995, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay at Rainbow Cove instead.”
 of 5 bubbles DiaT_11, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Our group took the whole top floor over the restaurant- there were tables and benches to overlook the lake and it was very pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaD651, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
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