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A 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, NY, 13326

The closet airports to Cooperstown, NY are Albany International Airport - (518) 242-2200, which is located 1.5 hours east of Cooperstown and The Otesaga Resort, and the Greater Binghamton Airport (607)763-4471 just 1.5 hours southwest. Syracuse Hancock International Airport - (315) 454-4330 - is 2 hours west of Cooperstown.

A Check-in: After 4:00 p.m If you arrive prior to 4:00 p.m., you may check your luggage with the bell desk and enjoy our resort amenities until your room becomes available.
A Check-out: Before 12:00 p.m. If you discover you may need a late check-out, you will need to discuss with front desk the day of your departure. We cannot guarantee late check outs in advance. If we are unable to extend a late check-out, you can check your luggage with the bell desk until you are ready to depart.

Any cancellations from time of booking until 14 days prior to arrival a refund of your deposit less a $55 fee will be applied to the card on file. Any changes or cancellations within 14 days of arrival will result in the forfeiture of your advance deposit. Failure to arrive on the confirmed arrival date will result in the cancellation of your entire stay and the forfeiture of your deposit. Checking out prior to your confirmed departure will also result in the forfeiture of your deposit. Some dates may require a minimum night stay. Other terms and conditions may apply.

A One-night deposit per room for stays of 1-4 nights. Two-night deposit for stays of 5 or more nights.
A Parking is complimentary for guests of The Otesaga Resort
A Pets are not allowed on property. Guide dogs for blind or disabled guests are exempt from our pet policy. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort and companionship do not qualify from this exemption under ADA guidelines. Guests looking to board their dogs during their visit may contact one of these local facilities:
  • Breezy Acres Luxury Pet Resort and Dog Day Care (607-965-6811), located 15 miles from the resort.
  • Mossy Creek Kennel (607-264-3933), located 21 miles from the resort.
A For the enjoyment and for the safety of our guests, our swimming pool and other recreational activities (bikes, canoes, boats and paddle-boards) are for the exclusive use of registered guests and are therefore only available to those staying at The Otesaga.
A Rollaway beds are available upon request. We request that you let us know at time of booking or prior to arrival so we can have prepared for your arrival.
A All guest rooms, corridors, and public/meeting spaces are smoke-free areas, including e-cigarettes.
A Currently, each hotel room rate has a 14% tax added. (8% Sales Tax, 6% County Bed Tax).
A The Otesaga was built in 1909 by Stephen Clark and Edward Severin Clark
A The Otesaga used to close after Thanksgiving but is now open year-round.
A The Otesaga is about an 8-minute walk from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
A Otesaga is a Native American term that means a "place of meeting"
A Cooperstown Dreams Park is located 5 miles from The Otesaga, or about a 10-minute drive.
A The Farmers' Museum is about an 8-minute easy walk from The Otesaga.
A Fenimore Art Museum is located about an 8-minute easy walk from The Otesaga.
A Yes.  The Otesaga's Leatherstocking Golf Course is a public golf course located on property and available to resort guests as well as the public.

Yes! As a member of The Otesaga Select Program, you'll receive exclusive rewards simply by staying with us including special offers, room upgrades, late check-out and much more. Learn more about our loyalty program here


Getting Around

A There are always fun things happening in Cooperstown during the weekend, from tours of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum to championship golf at Leatherstocking Golf Course. Go shopping and sightseeing in the historic village of Cooperstown. Enjoy boating and fishing on Otsego Lake. Sample small-batch spirits at the Cooperstown Distillery. Experience the opera at the Glimmerglass Festival this summer overlooking beautiful Lake Otsego. See what’s going on this weekend on our event calendar.
A Cooperstown, New York, is a charming village in central New York State at the southern tip of Otsego Lake. Home of the legendary National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown has many fun things to do and see, including the Fenimore Art museum, The Farmers’ Museum, Glimmerglass State Park, Glimmerglass Opera, Brewery Ommegang and Leatherstocking Golf Course. Cooperstown also offers a vibrant dining and shopping scene, from craft breweries to art galleries.
A Cooperstown, NY, is 205 driving miles from NYC via NY-17W. The drive takes less than four hours from NYC to The Otesaga Resort, located in the Village of Cooperstown on scenic Otsego Lake.
A With its small-town charm, sparkling lakes, farms, and historic downtown, Cooperstown, NY is a foodie destination with a mix of restaurants and bars. For Certified Black Angus steaks and seafood, dine at 1909 at The Otesaga Resort or enjoy casual comfort food, from burgers and thin-crust pizza to smoked wings with habanero BBQ sauce, at Hawkeye Bar & Grill overlooking Lake Otsego.
Stop by the famous Doubleday Café on Main Street, 2 blocks from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, for sandwiches, salads, burgers and Mexican dishes. Try the meatloaf at the Cooperstown Diner and visit the tap house at the Ommegang Brewery, serving American food and local craft beer with an outdoor patio with views of the rolling landscape.
A The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is located on Main Street in the historic Village of Cooperstown, NY. A central New York State landmark, the national museum is less than ½ mile or a five-minute walk from The Otesaga Resort Hotel.
A Cooperstown is the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, honoring America’s favorite sport and the legends of the game. Located on Main Street in the historic village, the national museum brings the history and story of baseball to life through exhibits, artifacts, photos, and videos. Experience the sights and sounds of America’s pastime through amazing exhibits like Chasing the Dream, which celebrates Hank Aaron.
A Cooperstown, NY, is 294 miles via via I-90 E and I-81 S from Niagara Falls. The drive takes 5 hours through the cities of Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo. For directions, visit our Location page.
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