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Holiday Specials

Holiday Traditions

Enjoy a Memorable Holiday Stay

Cooperstown has a special kind of magic during the holiday season. Whether you're planning your getaway to visit family in the area or are looking for some authentic hometown charm, a stay at The Otesaga is the perfect family holiday destination. Throughout the season, The Otesaga is offering exclusive packages that will surely make the season bright!
Seasonal Dining

Memorable Meals, Holiday Cheer
Make new memories this holiday at The Otesaga. Give thanks for family and friends with a bountiful Thanksgiving feast and fun activities. Ring in the new year with festive cheer, complete with a midnight champagne toast. Celebrate the season with unforgettable dining experiences.

Breakfast with Santa | Glimmerglass
December 9 & 16 | 7:00am to 10:30am
Bring the whole family for a memorable visit with Santa! Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet while making cherished memories. Santa arrives at 8am!  $35 adult, $16 children ages 5 - 11 (4 and under free)*
*Prices exclude applicable taxes and gratuities.

New Year's Eve Celebration
December 31st, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Start your New Year's Eve festivities with a special dinner at Hawkeye Bar & Grill. Indulge in a four-course prix-fixe menu followed by a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.  $85 per person, $20 additional for Lobster Tail dinner option.* Book an overnight stay to start off 2024 in style!


*Prices exclude applicable taxes and gratuities.

For reservations and inquiries, please call 607-544-2524

Local Events

‘Tis the Season
Get in the holiday spirit during your festive getaway at The Otesaga. Here are some can't-miss Cooperstown experiences during a holiday stay at The Otesaga:

  • Bring the family to The Farmers' Museum's new Glimmer Nights holiday light show.
  • Explore Fenimore Art Museum's exhibitions, including Frog and Toad & Friends: The  World of Arnold Lobel, open through December 31.
  • Visit Santa at his cottage on Main Street in Cooperstown.
  • Take in the serene beauty and charming holiday decorations with a stroll down Main Street, as you shop for unique gifts for everyone on your list.
  • Take a scenic holiday ride on the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad's North Pole Express in nearby Milford.

For a list of all events please visit our calendar of events.

Holiday Gift Cards
This holiday season, share the Otesaga experience with loved ones! An Otesaga gift card lets them choose their favorite way to unwind at the resort, including:
  • Dining at Hawkeye Bar & Grill
  • A relaxing massage or facial at Hawkeye Spa
  • Golf and more at Leatherstocking Golf Course & Clubhouse Pro Shop
  • Lakeside drinks at The Fire Bar
  • Overnight accommodations at The Otesaga
  • Something special from the Otesaga Gift Shop

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Home for the Holidays Special

Home for the Holidays Special

Experience the cheerful charm of Cooperstown during our most festive time of year. From November 1 to December 30, 2023, book a stay during our Home for the Holidays Special and enjoy*:

  • 15% off room rates
  • Signature Hot Toddy Kit
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and Parking

*Available Sunday through Thursday for stays between Nov. 1 and Dec. 30. Not to be combined with any other offer or discount. Other restrictions may apply.

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Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving Weekend

The Otesaga is your home away from home for Thanksgiving, whether you're traveling to Cooperstown to be with family, or in search of a family getaway. Let us host your memorable holiday experience with bountiful meals and fun activities including:
  • Gingerbread house decorating
  • Cookie decorating
  • Thanksgiving Day Feast
  • Historical Tours and more!
During your stay, don't forget to stroll over to Main Street for the arrival of Santa Claus at his cottage in Cooperstown! This beloved tradition is just one more reason to celebrate the magic of the holidays at The Otesaga.
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Breakfast with Santa Package

Breakfast with Santa Package

Bring the family for a magical holiday getaway at The Otesaga! Enjoy a stay on December 8 or 15 and experience our popular Breakfast with Santa event, as well as all the festive charm of Cooperstown. The Breakfast with Santa Package includes*:

  • Cheerful accommodations
  • Fun for the whole family at Breakfast with Santa
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and Parking

*Not to be combined with any other offer or discount. Available December 8 and December 15 only. Other restrictions may apply.

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Glimmer Nights Package

Glimmer Nights Package

A shimmering holiday event is coming to Cooperstown! Plan a stay at The Otesaga with our Glimmer Nights Package*, and visit The Farmers' Museum for their new holiday light show. This package includes:

  • Charming accommodations
  • Tickets to Glimmer Nights at The Farmers' Museum
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and Parking

This package is available Thursdays to Sundays, November 24 - December 30 (excluding December 15-16).
*Not to be combined with any other offer or discount. Some blackout dates apply. Other restrictions may apply.

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Stay & Play Package

Stay & Play Package

Swing away this offseason with our Golf Simulator Package.* Keep your skills sharp with an Otesaga golf getaway, which includes:

  • Accommodations
  • A round of golf on the TrackMan indoor simulator
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and Parking

The TrackMan indoor simulator at the Leatherstocking Golf Course Clubhouse features over 200 courses, including Leatherstocking and Pebble Beach. This package is available December 1-30, don't miss your chance to enjoy some indoor fun with friends and family this winter!

*Not to be combined with any other offer or discount. Available Dec. 1 -30, 2023. Other restrictions may apply.

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Spa-lidays Special

Spa-lidays Special

Treat yourself to everything nice this holiday season at Hawkeye Spa. Enjoy 15% off a 50-minute Signature massage or 50-minute Pure Results facial, plus 10% off Naturopathica products during our Spa-liday Special.* Book a relaxing treatment for yourself, or get together with a friend, for a weekday appointment, December 1-30.

To book an appointment, please call 607-544-2565

* Not available with any other offer or discount.  Valid for weekday appointments only (Monday - Friday) between Dec 1 - 30, 2023.  Other restrictions may apply.

Golf Simulator Special

Golf Simulator Special

Winter may be here but don't put your clubs away just yet. Keep your skills on point with the TrackMan indoor golf simulator at the Leatherstocking Golf Course Clubhouse. This December, enjoy special rates as you maintain your "A" game:

  • Wednesdays - Fridays from 12pm - 8pm, $50.00/hour
  • Saturdays from 10am - 8pm, $50/hour
  • Sundays from 10am - 5pm, $50/hour
  • Golf instruction is available by appointment only and based on availability at a rate of $110.00/hour.

To book a tee time, please call the Pro Shop at 607-544-2546


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