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Wendt University Inn

175 Utica Street, NY, Hamilton, NY 13346
Wendt University Inn
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was torn between a Poor and Average rating, and was feeling generous this morning. The Wendt Inn was the only available lodging for an event we attended at Colgate. The front desk staff was unfriendly and not helpful, almost bordering on downright rude. The rooms were just average and the breakfast was skimpy and unimpressive for the high rates... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Wendt is an OK two story hotel with no elevator and a minimal continental breakfast. Other hotel in town was full and there are really no alternatives in the area. Friendly staff, super fast check and free wifi were the highlights.

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milford, ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you don't mind a "basic" place to stay in Hamilton, you might give this a try. It is a two-floor motel without an elevator. There is no coffee in the rooms, nor a hair dryer. Amenities are scarce. I was able to have the friendly desk clerk make coffee for me in the afternoon because it was not routinely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Stayed here for Colgate Graduation. We had to book over a year in advance and had to stay 3 nights or we couldn't book the property at all, which I found absolutely ridiculous. Way way way overpriced. We stayed in the new section which is modern and clean. But sleeping was nearly impossible with those terrible beds. I would've been... More 

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Burlington, VT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed there for an overnight looking at colleges. There are 2 hotels in town. The other was booked and we got the last room here. The staff was friendly, the room was okay and the breakfast was something to avoid. The continental breakfast consisted of weak coffee, still partially frozen plain white supermarket bagels and some donut/muffin choices. No... More 

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Albany, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We have stayed at this "hotel" a few times and it is somewhat less than average for the price but not quite terrible. Because the weather was so bad we knew we would arrive an hour or so before 3 PM check in time so I called from the car to see if we could have early check in. I... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I have stayed at the Wendt University Inn multiple times over the last 4 years while my daughter was attending Colgate University. It is very clean and usually quiet. Price is a bit high for this type of hotel but there is not much to choose from except the Colgate Inn, which is very $$$. There are beautiful bed and... More 

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Fairport, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is the only hotel in Hamilton. It is a very basic hotel. It is clean, but the beds are not comfortable, and the sheets looks like they are 50 years old. The continental breakfast is minimal. Since it is the only show in town, they charge too much. Therefore the value received for amount you pay to too low.

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New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Mediocre best describes the Wendt. Service, rooms, amenities, etc. Yes, the price is better than the Colgate Inn. Coffee was ok, breakfast was stale and terrible. Bathroom toilet was dirty upon check in. All that being said, there are not many choices in the immediate area and the property is is safe with plenty of rooms.They do not accept AAA.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The person answering the phone needs an attitude adjustment. NO CUSTOMER SERVICE whatsoever. Not nice, not curteous, and even unpleasant. She is doing you a favor by even taking your call. Very curt and poor attitude.

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