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Design Motel

3248 Rte 9, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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Brooksville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived into Saratoga late on a Saturday evening (the first weekend of racing season, so of course we should have booked ahead!). Tried a couple of other places, all full, but the Design Motel had one room available. Too tired to keep looking (we'd just driven from Washington DC) we paid the exorbitant charge of just over $140 for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I can't believe they have this place still open. Every room has something wrong with it. The room we were in was completely covered in mold, had busted tiles in the bathroom, when you walked on the floors you sank down due to rotting wood, there storm windows on the windows so we couldnt open them to get any air,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I cannot beieve this place is open for humans to sleep nor the city of Saratoga allows it. they rent it to bums weekly until some event is happening for out of towners. The rooms have cigarette burns everywhere and the smell is something that might resemble a week old dead body in a dumpster on a 110 degree day.... More 

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Penfield, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

While up In Saratoga, ny, we stopped In at the Design Motel on Rt 9, just south of Saratoga. I should have known just from looking at the outside that this would be a mistake. The roof is mostly ''patched up'' which right off spells, neglect. When we asked to look at a room, my girlfriend just turned around and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Have TRIED to give them the Benefit of the Doubt as Ive stayed there 1 Time Every FIVE YEARS - H O PI N G That SOMTHING Would have changed. Niw The Good Thing ( if ANY GOOD Can be said) IS the Rates ARE USUALLY - last I was there VERY FAIR - Maybe around $100 - $150 Night,... More 

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