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$3,500 starting price
$2,500 starting price
These prices are available for the months of Jun, Jul, Aug. These prices are available for the months of May, Jun, Sep, Oct.

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Coal Point Event and Reception Facility a division of Anchor Inn & Marina LLC is a picturesque waterfront wedding venue located just outside of Watkins Glen, New York. Sitting on the south end of Seneca Lake, this property offers a charming setting for your day's festivities. Hosting both ceremonies and receptions, the venue has covered and uncovered outdoor event spaces for you to choose from.

Facilities and Capacity

Anchor Inn & Marina is made up of a motel, cottages, a lakeside tiki bar, and a marina. Exchange vows in the gazebo on the shore, for a scenic lakefront ceremony site. A large area of the grounds can be tented to accommodate up to 450 people. Sip on a celebratory cocktail at the bar and spend some quality time with your loved ones. The lake offers a stunning backdrop for wedding photography. Once the day has drawn to a close, retire to one of the nearby guest rooms in the Anchor Mill Motel across the street for a restful night. Guests from out-of-town will love being able to explore the surrounding wineries and sights of the Finger Lakes region. Parking is available onsite.

Services Offered

To help you make your dream wedding a reality, our team at Coal Point Event and Reception Facility offers event planning assistance. We will be on hand to support you and help you make the most of your event space. This can include using the extra large stage to elevate your wedding band or entertainment. Your chosen catering will appreciate the convenience of the walk-in cooler for keeping their food chilled until serving.

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Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

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Rehearsal Dinner

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Bar Services
Event Planner

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Cash Bar
Open Bar

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Reviews of Anchor Inn & Marina LLC

3.4 out of 5 rating
3.4 out of 5 rating
2 Reviews
68% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    2.5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    2.8 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    2.8 out of 5 rating
Stacia T. Sent on 10/25/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Dede did an awesome job! She had our best interest at front of mind from the first point of contact till the outstanding party wrapped up.

Great value. Unique location. Staff with good old fashioned work ethic and hussel to go above and beyond. Staff with passion for what they are doing.
Katie Sent on 09/09/2013
1.8 out of 5 rating
Before I list my complaints, I will say that Greg at the Anchor Inn & Marina, the man who runs Coal Point, did come through with all the things he agreed to in the contract, but only after my family cornered him and I kept reminding him of what he promised we would have. On the day of my wedding everything looked gorgeous and we had all the amenities that we expected to have. The venue sets up tables and chairs for us and the young man who did that was very nice and helpful.
However, I started trying to get in touch with Coal Point in January for my September wedding. I understand that January is the off season for lake-side venues, but I would think that they would want to book events and people don't stop planning just because it's winter. I finally got in touch with someone in March, and it wasn't even someone who could book any events or give me accurate information. There would be long periods of time where I couldn't get anyone to answer the phone or the front desk girl would answer and tell me that she would get the message to Greg so he could call me back, which of the dozens of times I called and left messages, he only returned my call once. My in-laws provided all the food for my wedding so they called and requested to see the walk-in cooler and the electricity outlets at the facility. Not only was Greg uncooperative, he was rude and dismissive to me and my family. He treated my husband and I like we were children that he could pull one over on. He told us one thing (namely that we would have access to a walk-in cooler) when we paid our deposit and signed the contract, but acted like he didn't know what we were talking about when we brought it up later, saying that we had to have a professional caterer. If you decide to go with this vendor, take extremely accurate notes of when you called and what was said, demand a copy of your contract, be very clear about what you expect, and don't give this guy an inch because he is rude and very unaccommodating.
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Anchor Inn & Marina LLC frequently asked questions

Anchor Inn & Marina LLC includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at Anchor Inn & Marina LLC includes:
  • Bartender(s)
The space offered by Anchor Inn & Marina LLC for wedding events is known for:
  • Waterfront
Anchor Inn & Marina LLC offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Anchor Inn & Marina LLC offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Anchor Inn & Marina LLC offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Event Planner
Anchor Inn & Marina LLC offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Tables
Anchor Inn & Marina LLC is recommended by 68% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 3.4 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 4 in value, 2.8 in flexibility, 2.8 in professionalism and 2.5 in average response time.

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