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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Scott's is perfect for a family vacation. I stayed last week and had a great time. Where else can you get an all-inclusive experience, with golf, water-skiing, swimming, canoeing, all day sporting events, huge game room, cookouts and three good meals at this price? But the real experience is the entertainment. The Scott's family are first and foremost entertainers. Every...

7Thank Jay L
New York
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Old, dirty and disgusting. Holes in walls. Saggy beds. Moldy smelling rooms with no towels and cigarette ashes. It was so gross my wife refused to shower in the shower in our room. I was embarrassed to have put my family in that situation. We would have been better off pitching a tent or sleeping in our car. DO NOT...

9Thank Rob5555
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

The first sign of trouble was the lobby. It was like walking into somebody's great-grandmother's living room: 75 yr old furniture that should've bern replaced years ago - or at the very least CLEANED. Used & abused and smelly. After 10 minutes of the clerk looking for the keys (!) to our room, we headed upstairs. One foot inside the...

6Thank Pat C
Rockport, NY
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Dream vacation? Can't wait to go Back! Lovely Family Reunion? Are these people on crack? -no These quite simply are the Scott family writing their own glowing reviews to counter the real 1 star reviews. I think an earlier reviewer quote of "sniffing glue under a bridge is almost as depressing as staying at Scotts lake House. Once you check...

14Thank Stephen L
Hillcrest, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We recently got married at Scott's in June, 2014. We had many people from out of town and most of us spent the entire weekend there. Everything was amazing. They were very accommodating. The staff are wonderful people! Michelle helped us with every step while planning the wedding setup and was very helpful. The place is absolutely beautiful. There is...

2Thank Kasie W
Deposit, New York
Reviewed 7 October 2014

If you are planning a wedding and need a venue, Scott's is the place to get married!!! The staff is amazing and very accommodating, the food is out of this world and the views are breath taking!! We just were married there this weekend and it was text book perfect, a true fairy tale dream wedding come true. It is...

2Thank Kristin C
Masonville, New York, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Dated? Yes , but this adds to the charm of Scott's family resort. This is a step back in time to the old days of the Catskills. Rooms are very clean the staff is warm and wonderful, The family are like family. Our daughters wedding was told but many of the guest as one to rembered. The lake side ceremony...

Thank Cynthia K
Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Scott's Family Resort is the best--wonderful hospitality, truly relaxing, incredibly clean, clear lake to swim in, fantastic activities all day long--water-skiing, superb dance lessons, hiking, canoeing, memorable singing rides around the lake, bocce ball, tennis, golf, enjoying 3 meals a day. Evenings--, watching the sun go down over the lake, dancing with the Lakeside Trio before and after wonderfully performed...

3Thank 511Phyllis
Cayman Islands
Reviewed 5 August 2014

At first I was shocked at how old the place is. It took about hour to get adjusted. Then the beauty and charm came out. Its hay day was about 50+ years ago. Most everything about the place is 100 years old including the pool tables and the bowling alley. Amazing any of it even exists anymore. You can tell...

1Thank tim f
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We've been coming to Scott's family resort for my entire life and could not picture a better place to come. The lake, the food, the ambiance, it's all perfect and surreal. Thanks again Scott's for another great family vacation!!

4Thank Shanevince

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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Scott's Family Resort

Address: Scott's Oquaga Lake House, Deposit, NY 13754
Region: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Deposit
Price Range: $122 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 106
Also Known As:
Scott`s Oquaga Lake House Hotel Deposit
Scotts Oquaga Lake Hotel
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“the bathroom of a NYC gas station would be cleaner.”
 of 5 bubbles StephenL909, 31 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you have a large party, definitely request a cottage :) the views are the best from here!!”
 of 5 bubbles 510kristinc, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
“lake side winsor house, bring a bathing suit for water sports.”
 of 5 bubbles 556cynthiak, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I, personally, prefer staying in a cottage, with a dock, so I can sit and enjoy the lapping of the water against the shoreline.”
 of 5 bubbles 511Phyllis, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“You will not be in your room, We had a cottage”
 of 5 bubbles timf806, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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