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Grayhaven Motel

657 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Grayhaven Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Was traveling on a budget for a wedding in town and all other hotels were booked. Those who weren't were way too expensive so decided to book this place. The apartment was spacious and clean but the housekeeping probably forgot to clean it up one of the days during our stay because the bed was not even made. Besides that,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

For a "Courts" type motel we found this place to be pretty nice. They also had availability when almost everything else in Ithaca was booked. Rooms are clean and comfortable and we found the owner and other staff friendly and helpful. At least in our room, towards the back of the row (Room 20) it was nice and quiet, removed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Grayhaven motel for 2 nights in August. We were there for a wedding at Robert Treman park, the location was fabulous....the stay was not! The grounds looked nice as we drove up but as you enter the office you immediately notice an odor...maybe it is older, maybe it is the dogs? The woman... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Owner extremely rude!! bath towels all smelled sour, yuck! carpet stained and dirty. cobwebs and dust. would not recommend to anyone. will never stay again. wifi good, that's all. I have nothing else to say. OH, dogs are more important than customers. Exercise room is a joke 😏

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Ottawa, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a hotel which I' d pay 80 dollars to stay, at most. It cost 125 plus taxes. Looking from the road, it's kind of cute, but that's pretty much it. The room is super basic and it STINKS of cheap cleaning products. It gave me a headache and I could hardly get any sleep. I have to say,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It´s old but it's very clean. Mattresses are not that comfortable but it's not a noisy neiberhood. But if you travel with your dog, you just hit the jackpot! They are very dog friendly and best of all that fenced yard is sooooo useful! That if worth a little less luxury.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This hotel is in a very busy area so they don't have to worry about their occupancy rate. The rooms are average but what upset me was their promise of wi-fi. I needed to do some work but found no signal. They promised to fix it but never did. Finally out of exasperation I went to the office and asked... More 

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flyingdog, Owner at Grayhaven Motel, responded to this review

We have never guaranteed wifi connection in all our rooms. In fact we clearly state on our web page that in 10 of our rooms most likely guests will not be able to connect. Then the only other option is to move closer to the office where the wifi router is located. On a weekend when all 16 rooms are... More 

NY Metro area
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

My husband, 17 year old daughter and 4 year old lab-mix stayed here while on a college visit. I did do a little research to find a pet friendly motel/hotel and hit the jackpot with Grayhaven. We travel a lot with our dog on vacation and have also done so for the past 20 years with our other dogs. There... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

I was very pleased with my stay. Room was clean and spacious. I really like the location. Just a little out of town with a country feel. I could hear a little road noise, but nothing that couldn't be drowned out just by running the fan on the ac unit. Overall it felt very homey.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I wasn't expecting a little house, but that's what we got. I took my son and a classmate on college visits and happened upon the recommendations of others on tripadvisor and took a chance. Two bedrooms, a kitchen, and unusual bathroom (shower on one side of the hallway and powder room opposite - NOT a dealbreaker). Plenty of space. It... More 

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