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Gorgeous View Motel

3355 State Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9717
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#2 of 9 hotels in Watkins Glen
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 parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View
Lake View
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lv2cycle wrote a review 16 Sep
New York City, New York52 contributions65 helpful votes
Pros: View - gorgeous Access - a bit tricky at first, then we've got it Friendliness of owner - very much so The room - spartan; hard floors (a plus!), tiny shower, comfy beds, good TV, good Internet service Cons: 1. Bathroom can use hooks for towels by sink and by shower 2. Blanket is wool - have you got allergies? 3. Mattress and pillows have no bug covers - had a massive dust mite allergy attack and did not stay for second night 4. Found a few crawlies on the floor - heck, you are close to the woods there...
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Date of stay: September 2021
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snowsportsman wrote a review Aug 2021
NH35 contributions16 helpful votes
This is an older property on the main road just north of downtown. The grounds are not maintained and the driveway is in bad shape but the building where the rooms are has been completely renovated. The rooms are simple (perhaps spartan). There is no decor besides white walls with wainscoting but is is all recently redone, just plain and simple. But the beds are comfortable and the bathroom fixtures are all modern an in tip top shape. The floor, tables and chairs are all hard surfaces but they are in good condition and clean. The air conditioner unit is modern and runs quietly and the unit includes a small fridge and microwave. There were no hangers for the closet rod which was a bit annoying. The view from the front step is lovely (gorgeous) as you can see Seneca lake, Watkins Glen and the surrounding hills. It is just above the main highway so you will hear traffic going by. The owner is very friendly and helpful and does a good job keeping the units clean and well supplied. If you want clean, SIMPLE, comfortable lodging with a nice view and a great price in Watkins Glen, check this place out.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Room Tip: If you are a non-smoker, choose a room at the north end of the building
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Jude0214 wrote a review Aug 2021
Lunenburg, Massachusetts3 contributions
This motel is located at the top of a steep hill off a divided highway. The pavement is broken up with a switch back at the top. The exit driveway is just as bad..a steep gravel driveway with a switchback turn onto a freeway. I contacted the hotel and explained why we wouldn't be staying...no response and no refund.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Danielle R wrote a review Aug 2021
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Stayed here for 2 nights over the weekend and it was great. Small place with a great view of the lake. Easy to check in. Since it’s a small place with just 8 rooms, parking is right in front of the rooms which is convenient. The room was clean and they made sure to check in to see if we needed anything the second day we were there. Room had small refrigerator and microwave. Also plenty of outlets available near the bed to charge a phone. It’s a short drive into the main part of town. If we were in the area, would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
RumBum2435 wrote a review Feb 2021
Julian, PA33 contributions20 helpful votes
Clean rooms, decent price. Refrigerator didnt work in room #6. But other than that its a nice little motel. Will definitely stay there again! Excellent views if Seneca. Hs a fire pit on one side for guests to use.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$86 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesWatkins Glen
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gorgeous View Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Gorgeous View Motel?
Nearby attractions include Watkins Glen State Park (2.6 km), Seneca Lake Wine Trail (1.8 km), and Watkins Glen International (6.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gorgeous View Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Gorgeous View Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Gorgeous View Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gorgeous View Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Elf in the Oak, Scuteri's Cannoli Connection, and Thai Elephants.
Are there any historical sites close to Gorgeous View Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Brick Tavern Museum and Wickham Rural Life Center (6.5 km).
Does Gorgeous View Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is Gorgeous View Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.