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Northern Family Motel

6775 State Highway 56, Potsdam, NY
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Northern Family Motel
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bloomington, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a short notice visit and the hotel could not have been more helpful. We were arriving late after a long drive and they left the key in the lock of our rooms ready for our arrival (nb. everything closes at 9pm in Potsdam!). The rooms were clean and comfortable with cute folksy decor on the walls to make... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights and were very happy with the accommodations. The room was spacious, clean and had sufficient amenities for the four of us. The beds were a little uncomfortable, but we didn't have issues sleeping the nights through. The bathroom was recently renovated, our only complaint was the inoperable vent fan. Hand soap was provided along with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed last June with our girls basketball team in the Back 40 and The Barn!!! Great space for a large group which allowed us to have fun and socialize. The kichen and deck areas were so nice to gather and socialize around. We are heading back again this weekend and looking forward to another great stay!

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Very clean room, great owners, very good prices. Came up for parents weekend and wasnt sure what to expect and was extremely pleased. We are looking to book the Barn for a grad party in 4 years. Loved the breakfast, nothing fancy just a buffet with good coffee and great conversation with the owners and other travelers

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I have always stayed in the chain hotels, nothing in the immediate area, I booked a room that was referred by a friend. Before I arrived I read a couple reviews and wasn't sure what to expect. I stayed in Room 5 which is the smallest room but for 1 person it was perfect. Friends had Room 15 which had... More

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Canton, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

This place is amazing. I had a get together with a bunch of friends and we booked "The Back 40" for 4 nights. What a wonderful space. The kitchen is AMAZING. It has a variety of lighting options-- we had them dimmed for more of a soft ambience feel. The weather was in the 50's (luckily) when we stayed so... More

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Plattsburgh, New York
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed at the BARN recently for the 3rd time. Large Kitchen/Livingroom/Dining /Bar Area is great as we had 12 of us watching TV, playing games and multiple conversations. The bedding is a little lacking and there were no true blankets, But all the amenities of home and great when traveling with others !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

They just need to have everybody involved stay in their own rooms to figure out how to make them a little more user friendly. Maybe a small table here a luggage rack there. A slightly bigger t.v. here and better linen there. A couple more pillows here a shelf to put the little dorm size fridge on their. Overall it's... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

In June I booked 6 rooms for family for a celebration of life and burial of my mom. It turned out to be a great family reunion as the owners made us feel so comfortable and shared in my grief and did their very best to cheer me up. we stayed up late at a bonfire cooking marshmellows and having... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is a great motel, If your in town for more than a night or two and dont get a company discount I would stay here.. the cleanliness is on point, some tvs are a little small but is outshined by the down to earth northcountry feel .

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Address: 6775 State Highway 56, Potsdam, NY
Location: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Potsdam
Also Known As:
Northern Family Hotel Potsdam

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