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Historic ‘National Hotel’ in Bath to be auctioned off

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The Old National Hotel, a historic property located in Bath is set to be auctioned off in December. The auction, as announced by the Bath Village Police Department on Facebook, will begin on Monday, December 11, and is being managed by Williams & Williams Real Estate Auctions. The event will continue until Wednesday, December 13, concluding at noon.


The hotel, situated at 13 East Steuben Street, boasts a starting bid of $700,000. Prospective buyers will have the opportunity to inspect the property during open public viewings scheduled from December 1 to December 8, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This process allows interested parties to explore the property in detail ahead of the auction.

Built in 1915, the Old National Hotel encompasses four stories, featuring a mix of restaurant and retail spaces, along with 24 rooms, each equipped with its own bathroom. The property holds a prominent location in the town, directly across from the courthouse and Pulteney Park, and is in close proximity to notable attractions like the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass. The auction of this storied hotel marks a significant event in the town’s history, offering a unique opportunity for investment in a piece of Bath’s heritage.