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The Showboat Motel

  • Excellent10%
  • Very good19%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible35%
  • 30 May 2018
    “Awesome location right on the water, but outdated hotel.”
  • 2 Oct 2017
    “Weekend visit”
3434 N Plum Point Rd, Himrod, NY 14842-9772 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I have stayed here many, many times and love it. Not because the rooms are great and the beds are comfortable, because they are not. They are adequate. There are virtually no in-room amenities. But, the rooms are air conditioned, clean, and if you stay...More

1  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were there as part of a large group. The room was updated & spacious. The room was really clean. The view of the lake was amazing. It had a nice size balcony with 2 nice chairs and a table. The only downside was there...More

1  Thank ManateeCathy
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Book rooms 10 A 10B 10C they are the renovated rooms and have beautiful views! It's a nice escape place. The price is affordable and only 30 minutes from Watkins Glen. The restaurant is average. The front desk people were very accomodating😊

3  Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

very nice owner and staff, perfect place to stay, great restaurant but only our room wasnt good. small, no fridge, water wasnt working wright, therfore the price for the room was to high. i bet they have other rooms.... dont get 37/36. but we will...More

Thank Mustangdrivergermany
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Menu is terrible. Suggest to get a bottled beer. Mix drinks seem to be a probblem. Bartender was awful and not friendly. Is a great spot on the lake....too bad this hole in the wall, dated in the 70's is still here!

1  Thank David B
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Himrod
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Himrod
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"Pool side offers great balconies with lake views."
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"Ask for a ground floor if you cannot walk stairs. Ask for a Lakeview room."
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"Lakeview rooms are the best and the 2nd and 3rd floors have your own lake view balconies."
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"Stay someplace else, in a tent would be a step up."
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