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Book full hotel in historic Cooperstown-area baseball country, great for teams

Bedrooms 24
Separate WC's1
Space 70,000 sq. ft.
Property type hotel


About the property

24 rooms for baseball teams and large groups, industrial kitchen

Rent an entire hotel for your baseball team, wedding guests, or large group, and benefit from the simplicity and spacious convenience while staying at a location rooted in the history of upstate New York's baseball country.

The hotel now known as the Baseball Hotel was famous for the sulfur baths that drove Richfield Spring's hospitality industry throughout the 1800's and into the mid 1900's. Known in the glory days of Richfield Springs as the Terrace Hotel and Sulfur Bath Hotel, it is the last standing hotel and bath house complex that marked the end of the most important era in the village's history. At the height of the Springs' popularity, the village had numerous hotels and bath houses and was a popular summer destination. The era of the Springs served such guests as inventor Thomas Edison, Governor and President Franklin Roosevelt, Cyrus McCormick of McCormick Harvester, Gen. George McCellan, writer Sarah Orne Jewitt, and Oscar Wilde and many others in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

We are conveniently located only three miles from Cooperstown Diamond Dreams, fifteen miles from Dreams Park and twenty five miles from Cooperstown All Star Village. This complex of buildings has a beautiful setting with expansive lawns and a 200 foot front porch on the main building for guests to mingle or entertain. A large fully equipped 30x40 foot kitchen that once served the spa guests is now available for teams to prepare their own meals. The large dining room is so massive many people could enjoy home cooked meals or a catered party.

The bedrooms each have an enclosed bathroom. Prices are based on weekly occupancy from Friday to Friday.

The Baseball Hotel has the following amenities:

* The hotel is fully sprinkled for fire protection and tied directly to the fire department.

* All rooms have a hard wired smoke and heat detector tied to an central alarm company.

* The building has a full commercial kitchen 30x40 for preparing meals on a large scale including a commercial cooler and gas stove.

* A large dining room accommodates up to 80 people.

* Wireless internet is available throughout the building and the grounds.

* The large lawn is ideal for parties and relaxation.

Located within two blocks of Main Street are many stores. There are antique dealers, restaurants, taverns, gas stations, ice cream shops, liquor and wine store, a pharmacy and a library as well as public tennis and basketball courts at the local public school.

The pet fee is $20 for each animal per night.

The Baseball Hotel can be rented for groups as large as 75 guests.

More Details

Gene Corrigan
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 October, 2017

About Gene Corrigan

We have run our own business since 1971 and have been fortunate to currently run a lodging and restaurant based business in Richfield Springs N.Y.

Christine is a second year law student at Syracuse University.

She also just recently won the Syracuse Law School Haiku poetry contest!

Gene Corrigan purchased this hotel in 2010

Why Gene Corrigan chose Richfield Springs

This Cooperstown Baseball Hotel is a spectacular architectural structure of an era gone by when thousands of people came here for sulfur baths and was built specifically as a Jewish Hotel. The Jewish Synagogue was next door and the Hotel was there to house the guests of the sulfur spa. Today it is used to house the many baseball or softball families that come for the many baseball parks in the area of Cooperstown.

What makes this hotel unique

While this property is not on the lake, it enjoys all of the amenities of staying on the lake as well as being at the hub of activity, only a block from downtown within walking distance of antique stores, pharmacy, ice cream parlors, library, tennis court, and a large park with a farmers market. The cooking facility is thirty by forty forty feet and has all the equipment needed to prepare meals on a large scale, just as it did for the guests of the hotel during the early 1900s. This feature alone will save hundreds of dollars in eating out. The camaraderie of living together in such an open dining and lobby area of the 1895 era will leave a lasting memory of days gone by when people came strictly for the sulfur baths.

The Baseball Hotel can be rented from 25-30 guests up to 70 guests.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday hotel in Richfield Springs in Otsego County

Property Type:
  • hotel
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 75
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
  • 24 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom A - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom B - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom C - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom D - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , HANDICAP SHOWER
    Bathroom E - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom F - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom G - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom H - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom I - Toilet , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom J - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom K - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom L - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom M - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom N - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom O - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom P - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom Q - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom R - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom S - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom T - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom U - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom V - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom W - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom X - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , SHARED WITH ROOM Y
    Bathroom Y - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , SHARED WITH ROOM X
  • 24 Bedrooms, Sleeps 75
  • Bedroom A - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom B - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom C - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom F - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom G - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom H - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom J - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom K - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom L - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom M - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom N - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom O - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom P - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom Q - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom R - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom S - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom T - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom U - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom V - 3 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom W - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom D - 1 Large Double Bed , Handicap accessible room
    Bedroom E - 2 Large Double Bed , Two separate rooms
    Bedroom I - 2 Large Double Bed , Separate rooms
    Bedroom XY - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Separate rooms with one bathroom
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (35), Twin or Single Beds (7)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Full Use of Lake House Grounds Including: 24' Gazebo, Decks with View of Lake, Lawn for Baseball Games, Boats, Canoes, Team Parties, Fishing, Fire Pit, Cookouts, Bonfires, Docks, Lake Swimming with Parent, All on the Lake One Mile from Cooperstown BaseBall Lodge. The Cooperstown BaseBall Lodge is a lodging facility that does not include room service or change of linens. We also supply a commercial kitchen but you have to buy your own food. Please do not ask us to supply your coffee, eggs and bacon, juice or milk these items are your responsibility.


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average rating of 4.3809524 based on 21 reviews

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

I loved staying here. It was rustic and the room was small, but the bed was very comfortable and there was plenty of space in common areas to relax and unwind. The staff was really helpful and pleasant. The breakfasts were really good! Fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, corned beef hash, etc....

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scranton, PA


  • 5 of 5

I rented this property for a gentlemens getaway and it was perfect! The owner was extremely gracious in welcoming the group and made sure the Baseball Hotel was fully prepared. The amenities were top notch and we left with a feeling of not wanting to leave!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with us.
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Newburgh NY

Perfect location for wedding in Cooperstown.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wedding to attend in Cooperstown and after looking at the prices of local hotels, we decided to look for a hotel that would accommodate three couples. We stumbled upon this little gem and we are so happy we did! The beds were comfortable, the hotel was in a perfect location (only about 15 minutes outside of Cooperstown).

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The first thing we do each morning as a service team is check out and review our reviews. What a way for us to start the day....that is by reading what you wrote about what we offer the public and the manner in which we serve....our greatest asset....our clientele. Please revisit us time and time again and feel free to introduce yourself so that we may thank you in person.
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Syracuse, NY

"Historic Building that was saved and beautiful."

  • 5 of 5

We booked the Baseball Hotel for a group of us working on the Fennimore Art museum in Cooperstown. We do not usually write reviews for hotels we stay at since they are never that interesting. This one is the exception. We are used to working on buildings like this one to save the architectural uniqueness, this one got saved and is beautiful. We have been here now several times and continue to return since it is a remarkable building.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

"A great find for the Cooperstown Area."

  • 5 of 5

We decided at the last minute to go to Cooperstown for a baseball game on the weekend. We got the last available room. We didn't arrive until 1 am. The desk clerk was extremely friendly and personable. The room was very nicely decorated and super clean. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was pristine (so important to me). Although we didn't spend a lot of time in the room, we will definitely stay there next time we go to Cooperstown! Near by were several good restaurants and it is on the main road so easy to drive south to Cooperstown or north to Utica or Old Forge. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfax, Virginia

“Great week of baseball in the perfect setting!”

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Baseball Hotel and cottages with two other families (total of 8 people) and never did we feel on top of one another. We had plenty of room to spread out and relax. It was a beautiful, clean hotel that was decorated well and in a comfortable fashion. Coming back to the hotel after a long day at the baseball park was a pleasure. The kids never wanted to get out of the lake since we were there every minute.

Shane and Chris made sure we had everything we needed including recommendations on where to eat and things to do. They even stopped by to check in and introduce themselves. I can't say enough about this property and the people that own it...if you are going to Cooperstown for baseball there is no better place to be.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Lake House Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake House
Nearest Point of Interest
Cooperstown Diamond Dreams
Nearest Point of Interest
Cooperstown Dreams Park

The Baseball Hotel Uses the Following at the Lake House 1 Mile Away on the Lake: 24 Foot Gazebo, Canoes, Rowboats, Water Ski Extra Fee, Barbecue Grills, Fire Pit, Bonfire, Fishing Off Docks, Team Parties, Pontoon Boat Rentals


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday hotel in Richfield Springs, New York

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1 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15.15
Tax Rate 12.0%

There are no cancellations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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