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Clarkson Inn

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One Main Street, Potsdam, NY 13676
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Southington, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Clarkson Inn was immaculate and comfortable. The large room and beautiful lobby area were welcoming and relaxing. We appreciated the microwave and fridge in our room as well as the full tub. The layout of the room works well so one person can shave while someone else is in the shower.

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Holtsville, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would like to congratulate the manager and staff of this quaint, timeless hotel. Without a doubt the most spotlessly clean hotel I have stayed in for quite a while.. Friendly, helpful staff. Complimentary tea and coffee available at all times. Overall I would recommend this hotel.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with the Clarkson Hotel. When we arrived the front desk person was warm and welcoming. The room was very impressive: beautiful moldings and furnishing. We also sat by the fire and read and drank tea and coffee. Highly recommended.

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Albany, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were very nice and the beds and pillows very comfy. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The only problem I could see is that the hotel is very noisy both inside and outside. The website shows a restaurant and a bar at the site but neither have been installed yet.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming venue in downtown Potsdam. Walking distance to campus. Lovely furnishings. Helpful staff. Good size rooms. Stay on the parking lot side if you can so the wandering students don't keep you up half the night.

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Fairport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We have stayed at the Clarkson Inn several times and enjoy our visits. The hotel is nicely decorated and the staff is wonderful. The hotel is convenient to the colleges in Potsdam and really not that far to Canton and St. Lawrence University.

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Webster, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was a student at Clarkson when the Inn was built...I said it then and repeat it - it was about time the town had a real hotel. And its still the only real one! Glad its there for me all these years later. Well maintained and still classy and convenient!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The room and service were wonderful. The only issue was the outdated heaters in the room. While everyone will agree excellent heat in the winter is wonderful, there is no way to control it. On the lowest setting it is too hot and off is too cold. Same with the water. My wife an I felt like the most important... More 

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Northport, NY
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have stayed at the Clarkson Inn many times when dropping off/picking up, or visiting our daughter at SUNY Potsdam. We love the rooms, the complimentary snacks (especially the water bottles!) and afternoon tea service, the location right in the village, the picturesque views of the river, and the fact that it is NOT a chain hotel. There are a... More 

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George L, General Manager at Clarkson Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, As I am finishing reading your comments regarding your most recent stay with us, here at The Clarkson Inn, I would like to thank you very much for your constructive and positive observations. Also, while I am very sorry to have disappointed you,I am happy to find out,how much you appreciate our hospitality. Furthermore, as a Manager, I... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Well appointed spacious spotless rooms. A personal welcome with snacks and a note. Robes and slippers make relaxing extra comfy. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The doorman is speedy and willing t assist. I really enjoyed my stay and although it is slightly higher than chain hotels its worth it because it's NOT a chain and they make... More 

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