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Captain Thomson's Resort

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45 James Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Captain Thomson's Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ottawa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed overnight after the Castle Tours. It's perfectly located right beside Sam's Boat Tours and everything else is in walking distance. The morning view of Boldt Castle is spectacular! We would definitely stay again.

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Durham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great location on St Lawrence Seaway. The resort is showing its age and our room felt a little grubby. There was so much dust in the heater that it set off the alarms when we turned it on. We were located in room 225 in an upsatirs room on the main channel. The view from the room was amazing -... More 

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Took some back and forth with the booking process but all in all even though we arrived late the room was ready (parking is crowded). Mind you no elevators to the second floor. We stayed at the main Channel building (#205) which was perfectly located. Amazing view of the river and Bolt Castle. The room is a typical motel-like but... More 

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Columbia, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We booked this room because of the location. I thought it would be just OK. What a nice surprise! The room had everything you could need including a comfortable bed. It was very, very clean and the staff was exceptional and so very helpful. The best part of all was the view! We had a 2nd floor room, facing Boldt... More 

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Brockville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed on the second floor corner room and had a perfect view down the river, Bolt Castle and the boats next door. The room was very clean. The only negative comment is all the lights and lamps were extremely bright, and the mattress quite hard. We had a nice relaxing stay anyway and would return.

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Capt. Thomson's for 3 nights and we couldn't be happier with the resort. Everyone at the front desk were very helpful and pleasant. Our room was located on the 2nd floor by the pool area. Housekeeping did a terrific job and there were plenty of towels, soap, shampoo, etc. From our balcony we could... More 

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed at Captain Thomson's Resort the third week of September. Everything there was perfect. Our room was on the 2nd floor, main channel, which had a terrace directly over the St. Lawrence River. It was so peaceful and relaxing to sit there, watching both small pleasure boats and huge barges go by, and listening to the constant lapping sound... More 

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PORT HUENEME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Must stay in main channel room to get wow factor. Balcony extends over water so feels like you are on cruise ship. Boldt castle across from hotel and freighters pass by your window all day. Don't let exterior fool you. Rooms are remodeled and very comfortable. Nice to have Uncle Sam's boats and village right there.

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Williamsville, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our first trip to Alexandria Bay to celebrate our recent anniversary. Hotel is located right on the main channel and within walking distance of shops, craft stores, speciality stores (yummy fudge from Lil River) and a good selection of eating establishments. Rooms are dated but nice and clean and well taken care of. Staff was very courteous and helpful. Recommend... More 

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Auburn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Capt. Thomson's is a good location for being able to walk to anyplace in town without driving. They are connected [not physically] to Riley's restaurant and I think Uncle Sam's boat tours so it could be a complete package for some. The rooms are okay but not top of the line for sure. Most rooms have a view of the... More 

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