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Recent Skaneateles Lake reviews

  • Wonderful week at a very special lakeside retreat

    "We had a wonderful family vacation at this Skaneateles Lake retreat. Our hosts, Janet and John, were very gracious. The lake was beautiful. We particularly enjoyed morning and evening kayak and canoe excursions. The accommodations were extremely clean and the cottage very cozy. The location is excellent for easy day trips to some beautiful state parks. Would recommend Watkins Glen, Taughannock Falls and Chimney Bluffs in particular. They are beautiful and within easy distance of the "Camp." And a more picturesque Finger Lakes town than Skaneateles would be hard to come by. We are looking forward to a return visit!! The Duhamels"
    Guest: Mark D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
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  • Highly recommended!

    "We just returned from an incredible week at Shotwell Cottage! The place is perfect for a relaxing and overall very enjoyable getaway. Location can't be beat just a couple of miles from Skaneateles Village. The cottage and cabin are a "great duo" with both having 2 BR's and a bath, and the screened in porch is ideal as a comfortable and scenic place to see the lake, eat breakfast/dinner, and/or relax, read, or play games. The yard area is flat and looks out beautifully on the lake with the dock area just a few steps below with lounge chairs, a picnic table, and a perfectly placed grill to cook out. My daughter and other family members swam daily and made great use of everything Shotwell had to offer. Owners Steve and Sheila were a pleasure to deal with. We were greeted enthusiastically and given a nice tour of the place when we arrived and enjoyed lots of conversation with them being that they also have a background in the NYC area where we are from. Can't say enough about the experience. We hope to be back next summer!"
    Guest: Tony Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 3, 2014
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  • Nice spot on the west side

    "Really loved the privacy and the setting in the woods up above the lake. Almost a 180 view of the lake off the patio, cottage is well-equipped and very homey feeling. Loft was perfect for the kids. Driveway is a bit steep and a bit hairy to get down but didn't have any problems. Note it property is heavily wooded and on the west side so after 3:00 or so you'll lose the sun, but the sunrises and mornings are quite lovely. Enjoyed the stay."
    Guest: Jason D Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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  • Riverbum

    "Very nice for people who love the outdoors and are physically fit. Wonderful scenery and good fishing. Nice quiet town with good restaurants. Loved the Bass Pro Shop at Auburn."
    Guest: Dave Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 10, 2014
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