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The Ship Motel

6 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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The Ship Motel
Ranked #4 of 15 hotels in Alexandria Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been staying here for 10 years, & will continue to go back. Due to some health issues the location is perfect distance for walking. Dean & the rest of the staff treat us like we r family. Thanks for another great year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Dean was so friendly and nice. Room was spotless , bright and cheerful !! We parked and never had to drive again ... Everything in walking distance !! ( there's no fridge coffee maker iron or blow dryer- but we knew that ahead of time from other reviews )... It was not a big deal not having those things. We... More

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Kingston, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

On the evening of Oct 4, 2013 I was heading to The Bay. I go frequently but rarely stay overnite. Heading on I-81, 2 miles south of the American-Canadian border I hit a large buck & wrote off my vehicle. Altho I killed a beautiful animal, I walked away untouched, thanx to driving a heavy vehicle. The local wrecker brought... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We booked at a larger resort in A Bay but we were given a room at the back of the place for $130 so we cancelled the reservation and came across the Ship Motel. what a great little spot almost on main street with nice private parking. It lacks a few of the ammenities the big guys have (no hair... More

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Kerrville, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I love The Ship! You're literally walking distance from every attraction in Alexandria Bay. Pat Simpson and Dean Honeywell are well versed on restaurants, tours, local attractions, and the rich history of this beautiful part of the world. Mr. Simpson is also a licensed NY fishing guide if you wish to go out for the best small mouth bass fishing... More

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We come back here every year on motorcycles with a group and Dean has been extremely accommodating. They are located smack Dab in the center of the action and walking distance to all the nightlife. The rooms are very reasonably priced and have always been clean. We will be back and look forward to seeing Dean and his staff.

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Wilton, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This was our 3rd stay at The Ship Motel, this hotel is a wonderful hotel! When you walk into the rooms, they are CLEAN! That is so important to us! We feel you are in your room to sleep and that is it......who goes on vacation to hang out in a hotel room, not us. I must say you are... More

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Santa Ana, CA USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

A great central location, interesting desk manager (Dean), and fair rates for this resort community. The manager knew all about local history in the 1000 Island region in Alexandria Bay since the 1950's, and enjoyed sharing stories with my husband.

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Gloversville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Where to start? Well, the room smells like bleach upon arrival. There wasn't a coffee pot or hair dryer, which has been standard in motels for decades. The area of town was in the party/bar district, so don't plan on sleeping. Of course, this is great is you plan to party until 4am and stumble back to your room. This,... More

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LeRoy, NY
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We had 5 couples stay at the Ship Motel again this year in July. Once again, everything was great! The rooms had flat screen TV's this year, which was a nice upgrade. If you're looking for a great place to stay at a reasonable price, close to all the action, this is the place! Dean, the manager, is so helpful... More

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Address: 6 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Location: United States > New York > Alexandria Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay
Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay

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