WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 5, 2016) – Watkins Glen has another winner on its hands in a USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice contest. Readers have voted the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel the Best Waterfront Hotel in the country! Nominees were carefully selected by an Expert Panel and then voted into winning spots by the public. All results are posted at: http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-waterfront-hotel/. The top ten list includes:

  1. Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
  2. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
  3. Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
  4. Acqualina Resort & Spa
  5. Lake Pointe Inn
  6. Four Seasons Resort Lanai
  7. Fairmont Kea Lani
  8. Stephanie Inn
  9. Castle Hill Inn
  10. The Chanler at Cliff Walk

General Manager Carolyn Guyer shares her thoughts on the win, “First of all, to be nominated in a category with some pretty impressive hotels is an honor in itself and to go on and take the number one spot is very, very exciting. A big shout out to all of the Harbor Hotel fans who picked up their phone and got on their computers and voted taking us to the top spot. In just the last year or so Watkins Glen International won first place for the Best NASCAR Track in the country, Watkins Glen State Park took the number three spot for the Best State Park in the country and currently Finger Lakes Wine Festival is in the running for Best Wine Festival in the country. These attractions are just a small taste of what Schuyler County and Watkins Glen has to offer tourists visiting the Finger Lakes region. The things to do and see in this area are endless!”

The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel is located at 16 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen. It is a Four-Diamond AAA rated award-winning hotel at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. It boasts deluxe accommodations including six luxurious suites, nightly turn down service, an indoor pool, fitness center, and professional concierge. The hotel features Blue Pointe Grille and the Cold Water Bar for your dining pleasure. In the warmer months, enjoy your meal outside on "The Patio" with a spectacular view of Seneca Lake. Onsite banquet and catering staff can assist with the planning of your special event, meeting, conference or elegant lakeside destination wedding. For more information, please visit: www.watkinsglenharborhotel.com.

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