We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 5 Elmira hotels

Mark Twain Motor Inn

1996 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901
Hotel amenities
No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
You added Mark Twain Motor Inn to your Saves list
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Elmira
Write a Review

22 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Akranes, Iceland
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A group of 4 of us arrived at midnight and the receptionist was very pleasant. Our two Rooms were old but clean! we stayed for two nights as we were travelling from Manhattan to the Niagara falls. It was a great trip after all including the accommodation if you are on budget! Free parking.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I was a little skeptical because the price was so low for the area. I really do prefer chains. Hot water and clean room with cable tv, that's all we really wanted. The heat took a long time to kick in, but we went to dinner and by the time we came back the room was fine. the internet was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waterford, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We went to Watkins Glen State Park for the day and wanted to stay for one night so we didn't have to drive all the way back. We were looking for something inexpensive and found this place for $55 for a king room. For this price, we really weren't expecting much, but this was WAY WORSE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE!!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
20 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I had my share of bad hotels but this one is not one of them, as it was priced right compared to New York state hotels, large rooms, flat screen TV, Fridge, Microwave, WIFI (free internet) and free parking. Furniture is old and the place need updating, however it was very clean. Picky people will not be happy staying here,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Boonville, New York, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

My husband and I traveled to Elmira, last year. We Found Mark Twain Motor Inn to be very convient. We visit family in Elmira and Horseheads. We never had a problem. The sheets were clean, the room was clean, the service was good. I do recommend this little place. I am from Elmira....

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Elmira, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

there was 4 of us we were here on a business trip and its was the cheapest we had been on the road from louisiana to new york for 25 hrs. straight checked in at 7:30 a.m. the owners said come back after 1 p.m.come on that ridiclious.so me and my husband went somewhere else . the other members of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

First in for most the rooms were ok! Thats about it, everthing else was bad. The service bad , the people rude. I got charged an extra 30 dollers for a tissue holder that was never there. Please when your in town. try some where else. just cause its cheaper does not mean its better. Thank You

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010 via mobile

Although not the Ritz, I have to say that the price was great and the people were very nice. I would come Back again for sure.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

I live near this motel. Every day I get "offender" notifications from the police department telling me about all the people that live at this motel. I don't understand why they allow these people to stay there on a permanent basis. There are a lot of children living in this area, and is not very far from several schools. There... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2010

My boyfriend and I stayed at this motel because it was the cheapest we could find and in a convenient location, but we weren't exactly sure how nice it would be. We both were truly surprised at how nice it was. As soon as we walked in the smell of fresh laundry hit us in the face. The bathroom was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Mark Twain Motor Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Mark Twain Motor Inn

Address: 1996 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Elmira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 64
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Mark Twain Motor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Mark Twain Motor Hotel Elmira
Mark Twain Hotel

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (6)
Room/suite (1)
Bathroom (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay