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Clarkson Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   One Main Street, Potsdam, NY 13676
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Sandra S Albany, New York
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed at this lovely inn over the weekend on business related to Clarkson university. The staff were friendly and the place is gorgeous and immaculate. I suggest you stay at this inn and avoid the "chains" while in the area. The rooms are wonderful and so is the buffet breakfast. It is in walking distance to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful room, very friendly staff, good central location. Didn't have reservations and they were extremely accommodating. Room was wonderful, very spacious and hotel was easy access to downtown and restaurants. Beautiful view and walk along the Raquette River. Potsdam is a really nice Adirondack Community. Our first time there and we enjoyed it very much.

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After coming to town for many years and staying elsewhere,I finally had the opportunity to stay at the Clarkson Inn for a night. What a wonderful experience from arrival to departure! The location of the hotel is great, alongside a peaceful river and park in the center of town. I enjoyed walking the grounds and taking pictures of the sunset... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel....clean...staff wonderful...historic puctures on walls... ..and quiet! And the bed and pillows (huge issue for me) 5 star quality. ..we came for 3 days with our for our daughters orientation at SUNY POTSDAM....try Maxfields right across the street from the clarkson....good food...good vibe...good times! We recommend staying here to all!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Usually stay in nearby Hannawa Falls, with family. Have driven by this hotel literally dozens of times. In a recent desperate situation, we called on the Clarkson Inn for overnight accommodations. Wow! Still cannot believe how impressive this hotel was. First class service, rooms and staff. The GM, Mr. Lavigne, will literally drop what he is doing to please guests.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Recent business stay at Clarkson Inn...VERY impressed. The staff were VERY friendly, rooms are HUGE and well maintained. Breakfast and tea are available - did not partake but selection looked good. Has the feel of an old New England B&B with the comforts of a fully equipped hotel. Would definitely recommend!

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Baldwin, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed our visits to the Clarkson Inn these last 5 years. While both my children were completing their undergraduate degrees at SUNY Potsdam, we used the Inn as our home away from home staying at least 20 times over the 5 year span. The staff have always been highly professional, helpful and pleasant. We... More

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The Clarkson Inn is quiet, small hotel in Potsdam NY sitting next to the Raquette River between the village and a beautiful park.There is a nice walking trail along the river through the park leading into the village. The rooms are spacious and furnished with antiques and quality furniture. The staff is very friendly and helpful. A really good value... More

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Queensbury, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We had such a great experience once again at The Clarkson Inn. Very excited about the new bar and restaurant going in. Can`t wait for all of that to be completed. The manager, George, said it should be finished by November. If your traveling to Potsdam in the future, do yourself a favor and stay at The Clarkson Inn. You... More

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Oak Park, Illinois
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very friendly. Lovely lobby. Good food. The rooms are quite nice. Micro wave and fridge. Nice linen. Cotton robes in closet. Very well done over all. We'll go back the next time we are in town. This is near both colleges.

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Address: One Main Street, Potsdam, NY 13676
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Location: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Potsdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarkson Inn 3*
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