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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
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New York
1 review
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
1 review
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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113 reviews 113 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Score is "-DISGUSTING" I stayed at this little disgusting motel 2 weekends ago. Upon entering the room, you get hit in the face with MILDEW! The rug in front of the door and window are water stained and the floor board is warped. The bed linens are dingy and are about a 75 thread. Bathroom, you have to sit sideways... More

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Penfield, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Stayed here one night while visiting local colleges. The room in clean and what you would expect at nice motel. You can tell that the motel is older but it has been well maintained. A separate house is the office as well as the residence of the owners. It is also where you eat the free continental breakfast. This area... More

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Port Leyden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

The motel appears to have been completely renovated, nice new carpet, new wall coverings, bathroom was acceptable. However, every time we walked into the room it smelled of old beer and cigarettes. The a/c worked, but you could see outdoors around the installation. The breakfast was really nice and the people were very pleasant. I'm not crazy about that many... More

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Also Known As:
Northern Family Hotel Potsdam
Address: 6775 State Highway 56, Potsdam, NY
Location: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Potsdam
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Potsdam

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