Overview of Hostel
Located in beautiful downtown Watkins Glen, The Local is one block south of the world famous Watkins Glen State Park Gorge. The southern tip of Seneca Lake is less than ten minutes north on foot! Take a quick walk to the entrance to the Catherine Valley hiking trail.
Start your Finger Lakes Wine
Driving From Ithaca: Take Route 79 west into Burdett, NY. Turn left at the blinking light in Burdett and drive down the big hill into Watkins Glen. Turn left onto Franklin St. Continue eight blocks and we are on the corner of 12th St. and Franklin St.
Driving From Geneva: Drive south on Route 14 into Watkins Glen. Continue onto Franklin St. We are on the corner of 12th St and Franklin St..
Located in beautiful downtown Watkins Glen, The Local is one block south of the world famous Watkins Glen State Park Gorge. The southern tip of Seneca Lake is less than ten minutes north on foot! Take a quick walk to the entrance to the Catherine Valley hiking trail. Start your Finger Lakes Wine Trail excursion from Watkins Glen, when you are done for the day you can walk to restaurants and bars! The area around Watkins Glen is overflowing with homemade ice cream shops, and farm-to-table food.
Conditions & Policy
The Local Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival. Check in from 16:00 to 20:00. Check out before 11:00. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Payments done by credit/debit card, will incur an additional 2.75% fee. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Taxes not included - 12%. Breakfast not included. General: Reception opening times are 16:00-20:00, guests may contact us for check-ins outside of business hours. Quiet hours between 11pm-8am No curfew. Non smoking. Photo ID is required upon check-in in the form of a valid passport or photographic driver’s license. PLEASE NOTE: We have 2 dogs, named Beatrice and Emma. They go with us anywhere we go, so they are often at the hostel with us. If you are uncomfortable with dogs or have an allergy, I highly suggest that you consider booking somewhere else. "