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Rainbow Inn

5690 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ogdensburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Myself and 2 of my children (9yo & 25yo) stayed here in mid August. We were in room 121. We usually stay at the Hampton Inn or the Marriot when we come to town, but they were booked solid, so we were told about this place by the locals. Check in was quick. We were handed a key with a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed there for one night. We had large room with king size bed. The furniture looked dated and the bed sheet was of poor quality which is something I have not experienced in a long time while staying in hotels or inns. The complimentary breakfast was quite limited. The good thing was the room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Rainbow Inn remains my first choice when staying in Oneonta (although I don't normally stay in motels). Very short distance (approx. 1/4-1/2 mile) from Hwy 88 exit, but not readily noticeable from Hwy or exit. Family-owned business. Maria is the usual contact person for registration. She is very helpful and accommodating. Safe and private location but easy access to colleges,... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you are travelling Rte 88 and need a place to stay over night in Oneonta this is the place. Our room was spacious with a small eating area, frig, microwave, coffee maker and even a little outdoor deck! Looks like it was recently remodeled. There is an on-site bar and small pub style restaurant which was a pleasant surprise.... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Rainbow Inn is my first choice when I travel to Oneonta, NY for business. My family enjoys staying there with me as well. The property is a family-owned motel that is well-maintained and has beautiful grounds/flowers in season. There is the convenience of an easy on and off Highway 80 and an onsite restaurant/bar "My Father's Place". Additionally, about... More 

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Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed one night while on a road trip to the northeast. Reasonably priced for a holiday weekend. I normally don't like to stay in motels with outside access. I didn't like the fact that they still use the old metal key rather than a magnetic swipe card. But what bothered me most was the fact that there was NO... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I use this wonderful Inn as our overnight getaway, rooms are always fresh and clean and everything is well maintained. Quiet area also. Staff is also prompt and courteous. Highly recommended.

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Coming from a Family that would not typically stay in a Motel type lodging, I must admit I was worried about our stay while attending All Star Village. With all the chain hotels charging 5-10x more than their counterparts throughout the country, The Rainbow Inn provided us with our only real alternative in the area. Upon arrival, our fears were... More 

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MA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We have generally stayed in known chain hotels; but since the rates in this area were extraordinarily high we looked for a reasonably priced place to stay. Not only was The Rainbow Inn reasonably priced, it was a real find. It was a very well maintained motel which shows great care and modernization that meets any of the chain hotels--flat... More 

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Bethpage, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a clean, friendly place to stay just up the road from the town center of Oneonta. It is the 2nd time I have stayed there. Maria & her husband make you feel comfortable. My son & I stayed there in Aug. 2014 & we were in a newly renovated room with a refrigerator & microwave. The outdoor pool... More 

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