The Best Western Plus, Hammondsport Hotel Has It’s First Birthday!

On June 30th, 2017, our hotel was very excited to celebrate our 1-year anniversary since opening our doors! We are very happy to say that our first year was a HUGE success, as we received excellent guest feedback and won several prestigious awards, including:

-Best Western Plus/Premier Highest Service Score Award Gold Award 2017

None of this would be possible without the excellent feedback that we have received from our customers. We are humbled and thankful to all of our guests, past and future, for their continued support and feedback for our hotel. Thank you to all of our guests who have made our first-year special, and we look forward to what the future will bring!

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Upcoming Keuka Lake Area Summer Events


2017 Keuka Summer Events


Come Join Us for these Exciting Events!


June 3: Village Yard Sales – Hammondsport


June 10-11: Keuka Arts Festival 10am – 5pm – Keuka Outlet Trail


June 10-11: Fire it Up!  BBQ Weekend – Keuka Lake Wine Trail


June 11: Salmon Run Festival – Dr. Frank’s Wine Cellar


June 24-25:  Fire it Up!  BBQ Weekend – Keuka Lake Wine Trail


June 29-July 1: Hammondsport’s Fire Dept.’s Firemen’s Carnival – Firehouse Grounds


July 8-9: Keuka Lake Art Show – Village Square


July 15-16: Wine Country Classic Boat Show and Regatta – Depot Park


August 5-6: Classic Motorcycle Weekend – Glenn Curtiss Museum


August 19-20: Annual Festival of Crafts – Village Square


August 26: “Smoke on the Water” BBQ Competition – Hammondsport Firegrounds


September 2: The Palettes of Keuka’s Pallette Auction – Village Square


September 16-17: Wings & Wheels in Hammondsport – Annual Seaplane & Classic & Exotic Car Show – Depot Park


September 16-17: Keuka Lake Wine Trail’s Harvest Celebration of Food and Wine


September 23: Finger Lakes Boating Museum Annual Boat Auction


Make your reservations now!

Call us at (607) 224-4120

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Official Hotel of Watkins Glen International Opening Weekend

We are very excited to announce that we are the Official Hotel for the Opening Weekend at Watkins Glen International Speedway! Opening Weekend is a thrilling event where you can take your vehicle out on the world-renowned road course for 3 paced laps for the cheap price of $25! The proceeds benefit Watkins Glen International’s RACE Foundation.

Opening Weekend at Watkins Glen International Speedway begins next weekend, April 8th and 9th! Gates open at 9:30 a.m, and will run all day until 3 p.m. Make sure to stop by and see our representatives that will be on location for the event the entire weekend, and see what exciting info and goodies that we will have to share! If you are interested in making a weekend out of it, Best Western Plus, the Hammondsport Hotel is a scenic and quick 17-mile drive from Watkins Glen International Speedway. It’s one of the closest branded hotels to the race track. Come out and enjoy some racing fun, and we look forward to seeing you at the track!

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Exciting Spring Events

Are you excited for green grass, warmer weather, blooming flowers, and longer days?  We are too!  Luckily, Spring season is right around the corner!  Our hotel is very fortunate to be located in one of the most scenic and eventful spots to enjoy during the Spring season.  So, get away for a bit and take advantage of the beautiful season with these upcoming Spring events.

Keuka Lake Wine Trail’s Tapas & Wine Weekend

April 8th-9th 2017

10 AM to 5 PM both days

Enjoy delicious appetizer sample bites and wine pairings at nationally-recognized and award-winning wineries surrounding Keuka Lake.  The pairings are expert recommended and are certain to be a fan-favorite at your next social gathering.

By participating in this event, you will receive a few special gifts.  You will receive a complimentary Keuka Lake Wine Trail wine glass, and an appetizer plate that has the ability to hold your wine glass and tapas on one plate.  Overall, you will get to experience 28 wine samples and more than a dozen food samples.

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Arts in Bloom: Steuben County Arts Trail

April 23rd 2017 – 10 AM to 7 PM

April 24th 2017 – 12 PM to 5 PM

Are you a fan of the arts? Then the “Arts in Bloom” event will be sure to delight you!  This event is designed to showcase the many talented artists throughout Steuben County.  There will be individual studio tours designed to provide the experience of a private art studio or workspace, along with work in progress, inspiration, creativity and finished work available for purchase.  Also, make sure to not miss featured performances by musicians, poets, dancers, and visual artists.  In addition, there will be mini instructional sessions that will be offered by local artists.

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Keuka Lake Wine Trail’s Keuka in Bloom

May 6th-7th 2017

10 AM to 5 PM both days

In early May, come and enjoy world-class vintages and herb-inspired foods at Keuka Lake Wine Trail’s “Keuka in Bloom” event! You will get to sample 28 wine samples and more than a dozen food samples at nationally-recognized and award-winning wineries around Keuka Lake.  At each winery, you will receive one flower and one herb in a 4” pot and all ready to plant.  You will also receive a special Keuka Lake Wine Trail wine glass gift at your starting winery.  

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At the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Hammondsport Hotel in the heart of Upstate New York’s wine region, the comfort of every one of our guests is paramount. There are ADA-compliant rooms for our physically challenged guests. We keep the air in our Finger Lakes hotel as fresh as the air in the Keuka Lake area — we are a smoke-free property. Kids under 12 stay free.

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