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Hope Lake Lodge & Indoor Waterpark

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Sprawling, 1,600-acre resort in New York's Finger Lakes region
  • Direct access to the year-round Cascades Indoor Waterpark
  • Greek Peak Mountain Resort offers skiing, snowboarding, and the Outdoor Adventure Center with zip lines and Mountain Coaster
  • Cozy, rustic decor incorporates the work of local vendors

Overview

Among the vast state forests of upstate New York's Finger Lakes, a region described by Frommer's as "one of mesmerizing beauty, like a dream marriage of Scotland and Napa Valley," lies the sprawling Hope Lake Lodge and Cascades Indoor Waterpark. Directly across the road from Greek Peak Mountain Resort, this massive property was awarded top honors by TripAdvisor travelers as one of the best U.S. resorts for families. Within driving distance of the Northeast's major cities, the resort provides year-round activities to keep both adults and children entertained.

Taking a cue from the neighboring Great North Woods, Hope Lake Lodge's decor envelops visitors with the aura of a cozy ski chalet, outfitted with furnishings from locally sourced materials and vendors. In the striking "Great Room" lobby, guests are greeted with a massive stone fireplace and soaring wooden ceilings above. Upstairs, each suite comes complete with a full kitchen, gas fireplace, dining area, spa-quality mattresses and pull-out couches that create extra sleeping space for larger families.

Within the lobby, the Acorn Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring traditional American fare alongside specialities like local game for more adventurous palates. In the evening, the adjacent Bobcat Lounge is favored among visitors and local residents alike for their specialty cocktails, locally brewed draft beers on tap, and wines from nearby Finger Lakes wineries.

From directly inside the lodge, guests can access the Cascades Indoor Waterpark, the only indoor water park in Central New York with over 500 feet of slides, a wave pool, activity tower and heated pool -- all maintained at a pleasant 84 degrees year-round. While water park passes are available for an additional fee, the outdoor heated pool and hot tub are complimentary with any stay. 

During the winter, take a free shuttle to Greek Peak Mountain Resort for downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing, and an adventure center complete with zip-lining, a mountain coaster and the High Peaks Challenge Ropes Course. Those looking for more relaxed recreation can enjoy canoe, rowboat, paddleboat, and fishing pole rentals at Hope Lake Park, as well as a walking and jogging trail and 24-hour fitness center.

Rooms & Rates

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Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities Full Kitchen in all rooms

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary valet service
  • Off-street parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children welcome. Cribs available on request, free of charge for one child under age 3. Extra beds available (in rooms that sleep 6 or 8 occupants) on request: $20 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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