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Enjoy the Charm and Hospitality of a Bygone Era at The Otesaga!

Welcome to The Otesaga, one of New York State's most distinctive resorts. The Otesaga and its famed Leatherstocking Golf Course overlook the pristine waters of Lake Otsego in Cooperstown, New York, one of the world's most inspirational settings. Operating since 1909, The Otesaga is a proud member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America. The resort is an ideal retreat for reflection and relaxation, an unforgettable golf experience or a memorable family getaway. Groups of up to 350 will marvel at 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Make sure to include visits to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmers' Museum during your getaway! Start planning your own unforgettable trip to Cooperstown!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 132 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Cooperstown
  • Nearby Water Lake Otsego
  • Open Dates Apr 22 to Oct 31


From kid's activities and family bingo, to lawn games for young and old, there are activities for the entire family when you stay at the Otesaga in Cooperstown, New York. Take advantage of your proximity to the beautiful Lake Otesaga shoreline and enjoy a day of swimming or fishing. Or, reserve your tee time at the Leatherstocking Golf Course for an exciting 18 holes of golf!


Rated one of the top courses on the East Coast, Leatherstocking Golf Course was designed by one of the country's preeminent course architects, Devereux Emmett. The Par 72 championship course provides breathtaking views of Lake Otesaga and a challenge for golfers of all skill levels!


With 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including 14 individual meeting rooms, The Otesaga will provide the perfect venue for your next corporate gathering or conference. During your recreation time, set up a team building experience like a baseball game on legendary Doubleday Field, located just a block from the Baseball Hall of Fame. The perfect blend of business pleasure awaits your group in Cooperstown!


Give your entire family an unforgettable reunion experience when you stay at The Otesaga! Plan your reunion around one of the many holiday celebrations at the resort and enjoy activities like lawn games, tennis or set up your own family golf tournament at Leatherstocking Golf Course. There is plenty of off-site fun to be had as well. Plan your group excursion to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Fenimore Art Museum or the Farmers' Museum, all located in Cooperstown!


With a unique setting overlooking Lake Otesaga, the Leatherstocking Golf Course and gently rolling hills, The Otesaga Resort Hotel provides you with the perfect venue for your dream wedding. Onsite wedding specialists will make planning your once-in-a-lifetime event an easy, pain-free experience. Let them assist with details like flowers, linens and live entertainment.


The Otesaga sits on the southern shores of Lake Otesaga, and provides breathtaking views of the crystal clear waters. Explore the area with plenty of hiking/jogging trails, or get out on the water with activities like sailing, canoeing and swimming. Get lost in the natural beauty that surrounds you in Cooperstown!


Plan your next vacation near one of the finest deepwater fisheries in Central New York: Lake Otesaga! This habitat for lake salmon, trout and largemouth bass sits just steps away from your elegant accommodations. Make sure you bring your fishing pole with your during your next trip to Cooperstown.


The Otesaga provides the perfect venue to rekindle the flames of passion when you travel to Cooperstown. Choose from one of 20 elegantly furnished suites and have a bottle champagne or chocolate awaiting you when you arrive. Take a day to explore this historic area and visit the Baseball Hall of Fame or Fenimore Art Museum. Or, just taking an intimate stroll along the shores of Lake Otesaga.


From a state-of-the-art fitness center to elegantly furnished guest rooms and suites, you are never far from luxury during your stay a The Otesaga. Enjoy a meal at one of two first-class dining areas onsite, or reserve your tee time at the Leatherstocking Golf Course. The conference and meeting facilities at the resort are second to none, and will ensure return for your next group outing!


Whether you are renting a canoe to explore on your own, or casting your line to catch your next trout or largemouth bass, you will never run out of water activities when you stay at The Otesaga, along the banks of Lake Otesaga. Try your hand at sailing, or just jump right into the water for an afternoon of swimming! There's no better place than this to enjoy a fun-filled lakeside vacation.


Built in 1909, The Otesaga provides the charm and gracious hospitality of a bygone era. When the hotel was designed, it was universally praised for its many marvels including 400 windows, a refrigerator that was cooled with 30 tons of ice and telephones in each room. Take a journey back to the golden age of the early 1900's when you book your stay at this Cooperstown landmark!


After the wedding, head to the Otesaga for an ideal honeymoon. Enjoy one of 20 furnished suites that will have a bottle of champagne or chocolate ready for your upon arrival. During the day, enjoy a trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame or Fenimore Art Museum. At night, enjoy a romantic meal together and take a stroll around Lake Otesaga.


If you are looking to spend the holidays on the East Coast, The Otesaga likely has a package to help you celebrate. The resort offers packages for Thanksgiving, Memorial Day Weekend and the 4th of July that include your overnight accommodations as well as a number of fun activities. If these holidays do not fit your travel plans, try Labor Day or New Year's Eve!

Villas and Condos

You are sure to enjoy your stay in one of the 135 elegantly furnished guest rooms at The Otesaga, with amenities including cable television, complimentary high speed WiFi internet access and plenty of fluffy Egyptian-cotton towels. There are 20 suites available at the The Otesaga, all uniquely decorated and providing the perfect upgrade option during your stay in Cooperstown.

Additional Information

  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Pro Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Live Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Free Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • ATM
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Business Center
  • Catering
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Hold
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Room Service
  • Spa Services
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Albany International Airport (ALB) / 57.2 miles
  • Greater Binghamton/Edwin A Link field (BGM) / 63.7 miles
  • Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) / 66 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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Deals & Packages

Double Play Package
Golf Package
Fenimore Art Lover's Package

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This property is ranked number 6 on Top Northeast Golf Resorts. Read about it here.