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Northside Motel

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45 North Street (Rte 7), Williamstown, MA 01267 (Formerly Northside Motel at Williams College)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Northside Motel is a really good place to stay when you are visiting Williamstown. It is located right across the street from the Williams College campus and is just a few minutes walk to the Williamstown Theatre Festival and a few minutes by car to the Clark Art Institute, Taconic Golf Club and downtown. Vinny and Nikki provide a friendly... More 

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Springfield, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The room simply smelled horrible upon entry - so much to the point that we did an immediate about face and refused to stay in it. It was a very stale odor. The decor looked very dated from what we could see for the 30 seconds we were in this place. You get the feel the owners are trying to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Unbelievably terrible. Rude staff, dirty room (hair in the bed, unflushed toilet in my room when I checked in), nobody cleaned the room or took out trash in my two day stay. Manager was dishonest and rude. NEVER again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Despite some of the negative reviews this property was clean and was a bargain. I had a good night's sleep, hot water and had internet access. What more do you really need, at times I believe people are just too spoiled. I'll be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed there during a busy time of year - and just before students returned. Clean, reasonably priced compared to others and friendly staff. So quiet that we took a nap mid-afternoon right after checking in - didn't hear a peep anywhere. Same at night. Overall a bit dated but clean and basic breakfast - so we were pleased. Great... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a clean, comfortable, 1950s hotel. The owners live on site and were very polite and helpful. It is a dated hotel, but clean, quiet, and well maintained. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to stay near Williams (it is very close) and who understands that old does not mean of lower value.

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Upstate New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

When making my reservation, I had asked for a quiet room, and was very pleased that my end unit against the office was indeed quiet. I felt safe, and slept well. The owners are clearly trying to update this 50's motel, for instance, with fresh exterior unit doors, wall-mounted flat-screen TV, new bedspread, and new desk lamps, but my room... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Traveling on a bike through N.E. I found this hotel in Williamstown. I was skeptical at first, it is a 60's looking motel but room was clean, bed comfortable, wifi screaming fast, TV large screen. It had a great price and as long as you don't expect a 60's hotel to be what it can not be, you will be... More 

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We were looking for an inexpensive and clean hotel from which to explore the Berkshire area. The Northside motel was relatively inexpensive compared to the other hotels/motels in the area. It's locate right across the street from the campus of Williams College and walking distance to some of the shops and restaurants as well as the Clark Museum. The rooms... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Dated motel in a good location for a small college town. Décor has not been updated in a good while Rooms are cramped and obviously reconfigured from a previous use However, even with a room on the main street through town and across the street from a college dorm, it was quiet and clean. Adequate, and OK for the price.... More 

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