We have just returned from a short stay at Cobtree Vacation Homes in upstate New York. We wanted to do the Seneca Lake wine tour, and since we were sharing accomodations with another couple, we opted for a small vacation home instead of an inn or hotel. Cobtree offered brick homes and log cabins which had the option of renting on a per night basis rather than an entire week as other vacation homes in the Finger Lakes. We stayed in the Honeyoe Log Cabin (the only option available when we booked) which had 3 bedrooms, one bath with a shower, one half bath, and a kitchen/living room area. We also had a deck with table and chairs and a gas grill. The cabin even had wireless Internet service and central air! The site is lovely - homes built on local farmland with a view of the western side of Seneca Lake. The kitchen is extremely well-equipped with dishwasher, refrigerator, range, microwave and every appliance and utensil you would ever need. The area is quiet and close to the local wineries, Watkins Glen, and other attractions. We paid the summer clearance rate of only $200 per night with an additional $25 per person cost per night for the other couple. The $200 rate is based on 2 persons, which makes it nice if just a couple wants to stay -comparable cost to the higher end hotels and inns in the area, and you have a whole house! There are restaurants nearby as well as the cafes at the wineries. A local grocery store is only a few minutes away in Geneva. The other Finger Lakes are a short drive, and you are actually not far from Lake Ontario. We only had the opportunity to stay 2 nights because of our schedule and wish we could have had another day or two to explore the surrounding area. We did quite a bit of wine tasting! The wineries are gorgeous, fun, and very accomodating. Robert, the owner of Cobtree, lives right on the premises, so the homes are well-kept, safe, and guests are responsible. He is very friendly and anxious to make your stay memorable, and he went out of his way to help us. Booking online is very easy, and communication with the owner prior to arrival was excellent. We travel quite a bit, and we think that Cobtree is a great value for the money. With the economy being a bit tight these days, grab a couple of friends and head for the New York Wine Country, share the cost of a home or cabin, and you will no doubt have as great of a time as we did!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Cobtree Vacation Rental Resort in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York. Cobtree offers ALL year round 3 Diamond AAA rating, air conditioned vacation rental home away from home. ALL ten of our deluxe cabins and cottages are located at the SAME site at Armstrong Road, Geneva, New York, at the north end of Seneca Lake. We are surrounded by farmland and woodlands overlooking the beautiful western shores of Seneca Lake with tranquil and breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset. Cobtree is about 5 miles south of the city of Geneva, with Watkins Glen International race track located just 25 miles south of Cobtree. The nearest marina and golf course is only 3 minutes’ drive down the road. Our homes vary from small /medium rustic cabins or brick built cottages to very large size cabins that can each sleep up to 12 people. All of them have fully equipped kitchen and are ideal for romantic getaway, family reunion, or guests attending weddings, wine tour, Musselman Triathlon, other sporting and events at the nearby Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Together they can accommodate up to 84 people. Four of our log cabins offer finished walk out basement leading out onto the manicured gardens. These basements are ideal for holding non-commercial small seminars and gatherings. On site there is a playground, basketball court, 4 open campfire sites and 20 acres of woodland walking trails accessible all year round. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Cobtree Vacation Rental Homes Hotel Geneva