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Starlite Motel

8722 Route 28, Big Indian, NY 12410
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Big Indian
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Boulder, Colorado, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By chance we found this place on our way to Belleayre Lake for a stop off on a road trip. It had everything we needed, especially the full kitchen. The backyard was great for my toddler and in the evening she enjoyed the fire pit and lightning bugs.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You really have to wonder where previous reviewers have stayed before when they use the words charming and delightful to describe this motel. This place is beat. Clean, but beat. We, too, had an awful smell in the room which I believed to be carpet cleaner/deodorizer trying to mask the smell of urine. Think about it, this motels allows dogs.... More

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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The smell in the room from some kind of cleaning or deodorizing chemical caused me to have bad sinus issues.. Very iiritating! The breakfast basket is a joke ... real bad cereal, hard bagel and some strange muffin. We didn't touch anything in the basket. The backyard is disgusting, lights don't work , everything is rundown.. flat pillows on the... More

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modato2, Owner at Starlite Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review us. So Sorry we didn't meet your expectations. We take pride in what we do here and responding to guests needs are a priority. I do wish you had brought any or all of your concerns to our attention. Maybe we could have made your stay more comfortable, had we known there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This was our second stay,and as delightful as the first. The rooms are homey, with a basket of goodies awaiting road weary travelers upon their arrival. The kitchenette has everything you could need, including wine glasses and a bottle opener (and a fresh quart of milk on the fridge!). Wifi is good (don't expect phone reception as you're in a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My wife and I, along with two other couples, stayed 3 nights in the renovated house associated with the Starlite Motel in Big Indian, NY in the Catskills. It was clean, spacious, and had very comfortable beds. Most all the needed conveniences were included. The flat screen TV set-up was a little difficult to understand and the water pressure for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The room was a little smaller than I thought, but clean. People were very friendly. It was quiet, but near fun things to do. The person who runs the hotel was very helpful and worked with us to find things to do. There is phone service, butit was a little spotty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I have stayed at the Starlite multiple times over the past three years. it simple charming efficiency style motel off Route 28 in Big Indian. The owner Michelle is a lovely person who really cares about the comfort and convenience of her guests. there are plenty of litlte touches to make your stay personal (giant marshallows to... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently took a trip to the Catskills, and we also wanted to bring our two doggies. It's really hard to find a good pet friendly affordable place, but the Starlite Motel was perfect!! The location in Big Indian is great, and our efficiency room was really cute. We liked the option of being able to cook... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Room fine, kitchen clean but in need of updating, one ring of the (30 year old?) stove was not working. Overall it was reasonable value for a mid week stay in the off season. Owner very helpful during a difficult family time and lent us a set of with trail maps for the whole area.

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Shirley, New York
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The rooms are clean, bathroom has been updated. Arrived after 8 and there was a note on the door with our name and what unit we were in. Key was in the door lock. It's a motel that has been around for years. Reasonable priced, to stay in the area for a couple of nights. Some possible improvements: first impression... More

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Address: 8722 Route 28, Big Indian, NY 12410
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Location: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Big Indian
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Starlite Motel is an 8 room boutique motel, conveniently located on Route 28, in the heart if the Catskill Region. Rooms include Kitchens, Cable TV, Free Wifi and newly renovated baths. Uniquely charming; the property boasts of a sprawling wooded backyard with picnic and lounging area; making it a destination for families wanting the comforts of home, coupled with the Catskills wilderness experience.Open year-round and centrally located in proximity to many popular Catskills towns and the attractions that they host, such as:~ Big Indian's Slide Mountain and other hikig trails in Oliverea, Historic Woodstock, Belleayre's Summer Music Festival, the Beach of Pinehill Lake, Phoenicia, Margaretville, Highmount, Andes, Roxbury, Cooperstown, Delhi, to name a few. Stay at the Starlite Motel when you Ski New York and find that you are central to most New York Ski Mountains; ~ Only 2 miles to Belleayre Ski Mountain and accessibly close to other ski resorts such as Hunter, Wyndham, Plattekill, Frost Valley and Bobcat. ... more   less 
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