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The Otesaga Hotel and Cooper Inn


    The Otesaga Hotel and Cooper Inn
 in Cooperstown
    The Otesaga Hotel and Cooper Inn
 in Cooperstown

Overview

It is not hard to imagine the finger lake region of frontier days when you stay at The Otesaga Resort Hotel. Otesaga, named for the Iroquois word for “ A Place of Meetings,” is located on the southern shore of Lake Otsego in Cooperstown, New York, and ranks as one of America’s original grand lakeside hotels. Architect Percy Griffin created the classic Neo-Georgian design for the hotel, which includes the noted wood-columned portico and cone-capped cupola. Overlooking the famed “Glimmerglass” lake of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales, The Otesaga welcomes its guests and opens its doors each year in mid-April and closes for the winter after Thanksgiving. Since 1909, avid golfers, vacationers and others have been drawn to the resort for its beautiful scenic surroundings, elegant accommodations, and enjoyable resort atmosphere.

The Cooper Inn
In 1813, construction began on Willowbrook, an elegant Georgian-style residence named for the stately willow trees and meandering stream. Henry Phinney, son of noted printer and newspaper publisher Elihu Phinney, Sr., lived alone in the home from 1816 until the time of his death. With no direct heirs, the hotel changed ownership several times until it was bought by the Clark family in 1927. In 1939, the home was converted into a 4-bedroom Inn and became Cooperstown’s premier year-round lodging destination. Increased demand due to the opening of the National Baseball Hall of Fame resulted in the Inn’s expansion to fifteen rooms. Further renovations in 1999 added more private baths and modern amenities.

The Ostesaga Hotel and Cooper Inn, a member of Historic Hotels of America since 1994, dates back to 1909.

Fun FactLake Otsego is the "Glimmerglass" of James Fenimore Cooper's "Leatherstocking Tales."



Original Property Opened: 1909

Historic Hotels of America toll-free reservations number +1 800 678 8946


Location

60 Lake Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Check-in time: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 1:00 p.m.

DiningBarIn-Room DiningBusiness CenterMeetingsWiFiLakefrontFitness Center
Gift ShopGolfPoolSpaTennisFamily FriendlyGhosts

Hotel Amenities & Policies
Accessible Rooms: Two fully accessible rooms are available. Please notify request at time of booking.
Adjoining Rooms: Some room types offer adjoining rooms, please contact hotel at time of booking.
Age Requirements: Guests are required to be 18 years or older with photo identification to reserve a room and check-in.
Airport Transportation: Available through outside providers. Please contact concierge for more information.
ATM
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 14 days prior to arrival.
Cribs and Pack-in-Plays: Available upon request; complimentary.
Deposit: Deposit of one night required at booking.
Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: Not available.
Extra Person Fees: $40 per person.
Hotel/Resort Fees & Taxes: All reservations may be subject to a 12% tax.
Occupancy Restrictions: Varies by room type. Ranges from 2 to 6 guests.
Parking: Self-parking: Available; complimentary. Valet parking: Available; complimentary.
Payment: All forms of payment are accepted. Payment is required at time of booking. Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover are accepted.
Pet Policy: Service animals allowed: Please contact hotel. Pets allowed: No.
Rollaways: Available upon request; complimentary.
Smoking Policy: Non-smoking property.
The above list may not be comprehensive and information is subject to change without notice. Fees and deposits may not include tax. Taxes, fees, deposits, and policies are subject to change without notice.
Image Credit: ©Rashad Ashurov/Shutterstock

Turn of the Century, 1896 ~ 1913

It is not hard to imagine the finger lake region of frontier days when you stay at The Otesaga Resort Hotel. Otesaga, named for the Iroquois word for “ A Place of Meetings,” is located on the southern shore of Lake Otsego in Cooperstown, New York, and ranks as one of America’s original grand lakeside hotels.

Learn more about the History of The Otesaga Hotel and Cooper Inn .


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