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Colgate Inn

1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Hamilton
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vernon Center, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoy sipping Chilean wine next to the fire in the tap room. Elegant lobby and small meeting/dining rooms. Local Music Night was a real treat! For a college town, this was more like a traditional inn in New England. Didn't see any students unless they were with parents or alums.

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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a nice night at the Colgate Inn. But it's clearly an Inn (small, boutique, historic), not a hotel (with expected "corporate" amenities). In a small college town like Hamilton, if you want to stay near campus, this may be your only option. I can understand how people could feel it was overpriced. The room I was in was... More

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Kingston, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read the reviews on here when booking a hotel and hoped everyone was wrong but they definitely weren't. This hotel is grossly overpriced for all that it is. We paid $259 + tax (and exchange rate as we came from Canada) to spend a Friday night there. The rooms are extremely small for the price, have no view,... More

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Best Inn for miles but overpriced. They don't seem to value repeat guests in the way that most other places do. Even if they are at low occupancy they don't upgrade you without making you pay the difference (even if it's a $20 difference). Rooms are small but nicely furnished. They don't supply robes or slippers which is too bad.... More

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nyc
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165 reviews 165 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A nice old hotel with a nice feel. Attentive, responsive and friendly staff ... but; the room we were in was small; there was lota of steerer noise through the night, and; only a lukewarm shower in the morning. At $229 (before tax) definitely overpriced.

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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Rooms were nicely decorated though a bit on the small side. There was no place to work and it was dimly lit. The restaurant was incredibly convenient on a night with bad weather. The big fireplace was great. The gym is on Colgate's campus. I did not get to take advantage of it, While inconvenient that it is off site... More

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Adirondack, New York
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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Our objective was to revisit Hamilton, enjoy the town, and walk to wherever we wanted to and Colgate Inn fit that objective. The Inn has undergone a remodel and is lovely inside. We were in a single queen bed room which was very well appointed, however, it was extremely small so much so that once you took the luggage rack... More

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glenwood, nj
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I checked into Colgate Inn alone, because my daughter was invited to an official visit at Colgate University and this is a very convenient location to the school. I searched the net for other options, but mostly B & Bs which aren't for me. Last time here we stayed a little further away. It seemed this would be more upscale.... More

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I'd stayed in this hotel several years ago. It is, quite frankly, the only game in town. And what a pretty town it is! Colgate University dominates and the Inn seems to be the center of the town's social life. They've done a magnificent job with the rooms. Traditional elements like four poster beds updated with contemporary colors and great... More

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Utica, New York
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130 reviews 130 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

On a 5 star rating scale, no better than a 3. Maybe a 2 1/2. The rooms are small and a bit overpriced because there are so few good hotels in the area serving Colgate University. Food is no better than a bit above average. It is a quiet place, with traditional setting. Because the options are limited, this is... More

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Also Known As:
Colgate Hotel
Colgate Hotel Hamilton
Address: 1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346
Location: United States > New York > Hamilton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Hamilton
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