Blog

Enjoy Hammondsport With Us This Winter, and Take Advantage of These Excellent Deals! Three Nights for the Price of Two!

There’s so much to see and do in Hammondsport, so we’re giving you a free night’s stay when you purchase 2 nights to give you more time to explore! Come see why Hammondsport was voted one of the “Coolest Small Towns in America” by Budget Travel readers.

Check out these nearby attractions, all less than 5 miles away from the hotel:

-Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

-Finger Lakes Boating Museum

-Finger Lakes Beer Company

-Depot Park

-Keuka Bakery/Keuka Oil Company

-Union Block Italian Bistro

-Burgers and Beer Restaurant

-Pleasant Valley Wine Company

-Brewery of Broken Dreams

-Keuka Lake Vineyards

-Heron Hill Winery

And many other great shops, wineries, breweries, and restaurants in and around Hammondsport! This package includes a 3 night stay for the price of 2 nights at the brand new Best Western Plus® The Hammondsport Hotel, perfectly nestled at the southern tip of Keuka Lake. Also included is a complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet daily. 3 night package pricing starts at an incredibly low $158.

Offer valid January 1 – February 28, 2017

Call Us To Take Advantage of This Promotion (607) 224-4120

 

Glenn Curtiss Museum VIP Package

Experience the life of Glenn Curtiss, pioneer aviator and once the “fastest man on earth,” and his legacy as a builder of bicycles, motorcycles, and aircrafts. Visit the Restoration Shop to talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them work on historic aircrafts. Explore the WAREHOUSE 53: Adventures in the Cinema exhibit with authentic props and costumes from iconic action and adventure films, including Indiana Jones, Sahara, National Treasure, The Mummy, and more.

This package includes an overnight stay at the NEW Best Western Plus, The Hammondsport Hotel, and two admission tickets to The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Package pricing starts at $120.

Offer valid January 1 – February 28, 2017

Call Us To Take Advantage of This Promotion (607) 224-4120

 

 

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Winter Activities Best Western Plus Hammondsport NY & Keuka Lake

Come Enjoy the Holidays with us at The NEW Best Western Plus the Hammondsport Hotel!

The holidays are right around the corner, and everyone here at the NEW Best Western Plus the Hammondsport Hotel is in the holiday spirit! Our hotel is located in a wonderful holiday destination known for holiday lights, holiday events, and cheer! Take a drive around the area and you will see that our neighbors in the area are just as enthusiastic about the Holidays as we are, with gorgeously decorated houses, porches, and yards. And don’t forget about the local Wineries, Breweries, and Distillery’s, and their unique Holiday beverage choices that are perfect for enjoying around our indoor Fire Place and Holiday trees in our Hotel’s lobby area. Our area also offers numerous events to experience throughout the season, including:

 

15th Annual Wine on Ice

http://www.wineonice.com/index.html )

Friday, January 20th, Saturday, January 21st, Sunday, January 22nd

Located in Elmira, NY

The 3rd annual Hammondsport Winter Stroll

Saturday, February 11th, 2017 between 5-8 PM

Located in Hammondsport, NY

We are currently offering a Room/Stroll package that includes Stroll tickets. Please call 607-224-4120

3rd Annual Frostfest 2017

Saturday, February 4th, 2017 between 5-9 PM

Located in Geneva, NY

Keuka Lake Wine Trail’s Wine and Cheese Getaway

Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February 12th

Located at Wineries around Keuka Lake

 

15th Annual Wine on Ice

Friday, January 20th, Saturday, January 21st, Sunday, January 22nd

Located in Elmira, NY

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

10 Great Restaurants Hammondsport NY

10 great restaurants Hammondsport NY! During your stay at the beautiful new Best Western Plus, we’re confident that you’ll enjoy the following 10 great restaurants here in Hammondsport NY. They are not in any particular order.

Snug Harbor Restaurant

9068A Snug Harbor Drive, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)868-7684

Snug Harbor was built in the 1890’s by Major Stocum, and over the past century, has served as a restaurant, a dance hall, and a lounge. Snug Harbor overlooks the beautiful Keuka Lake and includes boat docking. Their menu includes selections such as Duck and Pierogies, Tacos, Hawaiian Pork, Fresh Fish, Tofu, Burgers, and Seafood.

 

Burgers & Beer of Hammondsport

41 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)868-7684

Open every day 11 AM – 10 PM

Recently opened, Burgers & Beer of Hammondsport selection included gourmet burgers, specialty sandwiches, fresh cut fries, salads, and ice cream treats. They also have 24 beers and 6 wines on tap.

 

The Village Tavern Restaurant and Inn

30 Mechanic St, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)569-2528

Sunday – Thursday: 11:30 AM – 9 PM, Friday and Saturday: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM

The Village Tavern is a European Style Bar and Restaurant. They were voted “Restaurant of the Year” by the New York State Wine and Grape Foundation. They have a large selection of fresh fish, seafood, fresh mussels, clams, and oysters. They also serve steaks, prime rib, chicken, pasta, vegetarian dishes, salads, and have a wine list.

 

Union Block Italian Bistro

31 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)246-4065

Open every day 4 PM – 9 PM

Union Block is a casual walk-in restaurant serving Homestyle Southern Italian and Mediterranean-inspired food. Union Block features a full bar with live music weekends. They are a family friendly restaurant with a kid’s menu. Union Block also serves 16 craft beers, signature cocktails, and a variety of local and international wines and NY State Liquors.

 

Timberstone Grill

70 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)224-0006

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: 11 AM – 9 PM, Sunday: 11 AM – 8 PM, Wednesday closed

The Timberstone Grill serves locally sourced ingredients, meats, and regional cuisines. Their menu includes soups, salads, house-made flatbreads, hot sandwiches, and pastas. They also serve beer, wine, and spirits.

 

The Waterfront Restaurant and Bar

12664 West Lake Rd, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)868)3455

Open every day 12 PM – 12 AM

The Waterfront Restaurant overlooks the beautiful Keuka Lake with boat docking. Every Sunday they have the Clammin’ and Jammin’ special with live music and fresh steamed clams. Other specials include Taco Tuesday, Wing and Seafood Wednesday, Friday Fish Fry, and Saturday Steak night.

 

Crooked Lake Ice Cream Parlor

33 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)569-2751

Monday-Thursdays, Sunday: 7:30 AM – 5 PM, Friday and Saturday 7:30 AM – 9 PM

Crooked Lake Ice Cream Parlor is a family friendly diner that serves breakfast and lunch. They also have a great selection of Perry’s Ice Cream.

 

Pleasant Valley Inn

7979 NY-54, Bath, NY, 14840

(607)569-2282

Monday-Wednesday: Closed, Thursday – Sunday: 4 PM – 9 PM

Pleasant Valley Inn features Gourmet dining in a relaxed Victorian Atmosphere with a candle lit dinner. They use hand selected seasonal produce, meats, seafood, and dairy. They serve fresh fish, lobsters, house made pastas, fine steaks, and locally sourced vegetables. They also have an extensive wine list, with local and worldwide wines.

 

The Switzerland Inn

14109 Keuka Village Rd, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)292-6927

Closed Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays: 4 PM – 10 PM, Weekend: 12 PM – 10 PM

Established in 1894 and overlooking the beautiful Keuka Lake, the Switzerland Inn features a full bar and a game room for kids. Their specials include: Wednesday all-you-can-eat crab legs, Thursdays 50 cent wings, Friday Fish Fry with homemade mac and cheese, Saturdays Prime Rib, and Sunday clam bake with live music.

 

Lakeside Restaurant

13780A West Lake Rd, Hammondsport, NY, 14840

(607)868-3636

Closed Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday – Saturday: 4 PM – 9 PM, Sunday Closed

Located on the beautiful Keuka Lake with boat docking, the Lakeside Restaurant has a casual atmosphere for the family. Their specials include prime ribs on Saturdays and Sundays. They also serve crab cakes, seafood pasta, chicken, and burgers.

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

After more than 3 years of planning, development and construction, The Best Western Plus in Hammondsport NY is open for business!

Dear Reader,

On behalf of the hotel’s Staff, Management, and Owners, we are proud and excited to share with you the new blog for the Best Western Plus, Hammondsport Hotel! Our Brand-New Hotel excitedly opened its doors on June 30th, 2016, and over the past four months since our opening, The Hammondsport Hotel has quickly established itself among the best hotels in the region. The Hammondsport Hotel has routinely ranked among the best in every category among Best Western Hotels, including:

#1 of 322 Best Western Hotels for Cleanliness

#1 of 322 Best Western Hotels for Breakfast

#3 of 322 Best Western Hotels for Overall Service

#5 of 322 Best Western Hotels for Overall Experience

We are very proud of these accomplishments as we strive here at The Hammondsport Hotel to provide superior and excellent service and accommodations for our valued guests. These accomplishments were made possible by the rave reviews by our valued guests that have enjoyed the superior service and accommodations at The Hammondsport Hotel. In our first post here on the new Hammondsport Hotel blog, we would like to introduce our Brand New Hotel and the highly raved about amenities that our guests have enjoyed here over the past four months and share them in the Guest’s own words. Enjoy!

Enjoy our State-Of-The-Art Fitness Facility, open 24/7 for your needs and convenience.

fitness

After visiting the world class Vineyards, Breweries, and Distilleries that the region has to offer, enjoy your new beverage discovery around our new fire pits!

fire-pit

Enjoy the comforting and oversized guest rooms with all brand-new furniture and see why the Hammondsport Hotel is ranked #1 among Best Western Hotels in cleanliness.

suite

After a good night’s sleep, come down and enjoy our Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet available every morning and see why this breakfast has been ranked as the #1 Breakfast among Best Western Hotels!

breakfast

After a long day full of activities, come and relax in our Indoor Heated pool, perfect for quality family time!

pool

Take time to marvel in the unique and astonishing local history that our area has to offer, including the Glenn Curtiss “Red Wing” replica and the “Ben Remo” trout fishing boat, both in our lobby.

lobby

Come and see why Hammondsport NY and Keuka Lake are so special. There is much to do and enjoy all year long. During the winter months you’ll find fun activities at a slightly slower pace too.

When you are looking at Hammondsport Hotels and Keuka Lake Hotels we hope you’ll consider staying with us!

Check rates and availability by clicking here.

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

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.

Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned & operated. © Copyright 2018 Best Western International.
All Rights Reserved.