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About The Otesaga Resort Hotel

One Hundred Years of Gracious Hospitality

The Otesaga Resort Hotel is a lakeside wedding venue located in Cooperstown, New York. Opened in 1909, the venue has hosted guests from all around the world. Featuring an enchanting ballroom and a stunning lake surrounded by old oaks and grass hills, the venue offers a mix of historic beauty and contemporary service, along with ample space for recreational activities.

Facilities and Capacity
The Otesaga Resort Hotel can host up to 200 guests. It has three indoor and outdoor event spaces – the Grand Ballroom, the East Lawn, and the Colonnaded Veranda – for wedding ceremonies and receptions. For accommodation, the venue offers 135 luxurious rooms and suites, offering views of the shimmering Lake Otsego.

Services Offered
The Otesaga Resort Hotel provides in-house wedding specialists to assist couples in planning and customizing their special day according to their preferences. The venue offers various services for ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties, which include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Accommodations
  • Cake
  • Event planning
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Syracuse

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The Otesaga is absolutely stunning and did a spectacular job with our wedding ceremony and reception. The ambiance, professionalism, and service are impeccable. Ashley was very professional and knowledgeable throughout the planning and made the process enjoyable. She executed all events throughout the day perfectly. Everything was better than expected. All of our guests complimented us on the venue and stated it was the perfect location for a wedding.

Profile Picture Lindsay, 7/6/18, 5 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
5.0

We got married at the Otesaga a few months ago and it was nothing short of spectacular! From the food, to the service and incredible scenery, our guests have told us it was the best wedding they’ve ever been to. Our day of coordinator, Megan, was absolutely wonderful. She didn’t miss a beat or forget one tiny detail over the 1.5 years of planning. Thank you so much for everything!!!! We couldn’t be more happy about how everything turned out.

Profile Picture Lucille, 6/9/18, 1 Review
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Uncovered Outdoor, Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access, Accommodations, Event Planning, Bridal Suite

The Otesaga Resort Hotel Pricing

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Catering Prices Include:
Server(s)

The Otesaga Resort Hotel FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
200
Guest Minimum
20
Event Spaces
3
Type
Ballroom, Historic, Hotel
Style
Classic, Vintage
Setting
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Ceremony
Engagement Party
Reception
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner
Accommodations
Bridal Suite
Cake
Event Planning
All Inclusive Packages
Clean Up
Event Rentals
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Lighting/Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up
Wireless Internet
Barware
China
Flatware
Linens
Chocolate Fountain
Glassware
Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle
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Winter Wonderland Wedding

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The Otesaga Resort is a seasonal hotel, closing after Thanksgiving each year and re-opening in the springtime. This affords us a tremendous opportunity in the winter months to host the most spectacular Wedding Events. Many areas of The Hotel, which are typically unavailable to our social function guests, may be used during this time. For example, cocktails might be served in the graciously appointed Main Lobby, dinner held in the Hotel's Main Dining Room and the wedding ceremony itself may
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Professional Network & Endorsements

8 ENDORSEMENTS
An Beautiful & Very Historic Hotel to celebrate your Wedding Day! I have DJed many Wedding Ceremony's & Reception's here. Love the place!

One of our favorite venues in Upstate NY - the property is gorgeous, the people are great, and our couples always rave about The Otesaga after their wedding.

A great venue. I know many brides that loved getting married there. It is hard work for the florist (lots of long trips back and forth - but that is not a couple's concern) ...but well worth it for the setting and the staff were a pleasure to work with.

The Otesaga is an amazing venue! The staff's attention to detail shows how much they care about your special day. Gordon and Brooke are always responsive to new ideas, and to bring your look alive. They can take care of everything, but the weather and they even have a backup plan for that! Thank you for being so easy to work with. Carol, Claire and team Mohican

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60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326   See On Map
800-348-6222 (phone)
The Otesaga Resort Hotel is a wedding venue from Cooperstown, NY. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Central New York, Capital Region, New York , and all other the country for destination weddings. The Otesaga Resort Hotel is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the Central New York Region wedding industry for 103 years. We specialize in wedding receptions and ceremonies.