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Mark Twain Motor Inn

1996 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901
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  • 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
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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We booked a standard room and that is what we got. No tea or coffee making facilities just a bed a microwave and a fridge. That said it was clean the shower was hot so for what we paid for both of us it was as I said in my overall rating average. No breakfast offered but hey it served... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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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.

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FONDA
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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 

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Waterford, Pennsylvania
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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 

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Toronto, Canada
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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 

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Boonville, New York, United States
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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....

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Elmira, New York
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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 

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Brooklyn
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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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

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.

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New York
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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 

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