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Colgate Inn

1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Won an auction for one night and breakfast at The Hamilton Inn, which shares ownership with The Colgate Inn. Reservationist assured that the overnight could be taken at either place, depending on availability. Turns out I had a suite reserved at the Hamilton Inn, but since i wasn't sure, I stopped into the Colgate Inn, as its location is on... More

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Manlius, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Colgate Inn for one night while attending a wedding there. We did have lunch on Friday. The food was very good and the service was exceptional. We stayed in room 23 which was well decorated and clean. The king size bed was a little too soft for my liking. The bathroom was small... More

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Kennebunk, Maine
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceeded expectations! Our room was fantastic, food in restaurant was very good and overall service was excellent. Full use of university facilities a bonus. Very peaceful stay...the Colgate Inn is a great showpiece for the university.

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Garden City, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After reading the reviews on Tripadvisor I was not going to book this hotel. However, my first choice was full so I ended up here and so glad I did. First of all, the location can't be beat if visiting the school. It literally is across the street. The Inn is charming and historic. It recently underwent renovations and everything... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We needed an overnight stay and picked this Inn based on the reviews we had read. The town of Hamilton is completely charming and is right by Colgate University. The Inn has 60 rooms. We loved the decor and charm of the Inn. Rooms are not huge, it's an Inn. Bathrooms clean and beds comfy. Lobby had paintings displayed from... More

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Vernon Center, NY
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

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 March 20, 2014

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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185 reviews 185 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Address: 1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346
Location: United States > New York > Hamilton
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