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The Gideon Putnam

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24 Gideon Putnam Road, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (Formerly Gideon Putnam Hotel and Conference Center)
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Ranked #11 of 31 Hotels in Saratoga Springs
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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190 reviews 190 reviews
47 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located just south of the downtown area in the middle of the State Park is the classic but very dated Gideon Putnam. The rooms are just average, comfortable, peeling paint in the bathrooms, marginal lighting, musty smell in the rooms. The bathroom was clean but very dated(>50 y old). The lobby area has insufficient seating for even moderate size groups.... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is older and I would not class it as a resort. Our room was adequate with a small bathroom. It is a great location if you would like to golf or attend a SAC event. It is part of a complex on New York State property and that means that it is a recreational area. The pools that... More 

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New England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my family in late June. I have stayed in a number of hotels of this vintage that have been updated and modern but the is hotel is neither. It is stale, and the rooms are filled with things that need to be redone. Peeling paint and mildew have no place in an 'upscale' resort. Also there are... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit at the Gideon Putnam in five years. We stayed overnight in late June for the Saratoga Jazzfest. Although the location and grounds are beautiful, people stay at the Gideon Putnam because of it's historic reputation. This hotel IS NOT up to par anymore. I would not recommend anyone to stay here. There are plenty of... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A classic older hotel in the Saratoga Springs Park area. Rooms are clean and comfortable, if small, and there is ample closet space and drawers. The bathroom is small but functional with a shower which was essentially a half sized tub enclosure serving for a catch basin for the shower. Golf and tennis facilities are on site and you're walking... More 

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, and for your appreciation of our classic hotel. We hope you enjoyed yourself, and that we are able to welcome you back in the future. More 

Anguilla, British West Indies
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100 reviews 100 reviews
36 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

TThis amazing hotel turns 80 this year. You'd never know it!! If you want warmth and comfort, not bling and pizazz, you might enoy staying at this lovely property. The grounds are stunning, location convenient, and the staff extremely helpful. While we only had a one night stay was we were traveling, we loved our comfortable room and bed. Our... More 

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. We love hearing about our guests' experiences, and knowing that you would stay with us again in the future. We thank you for your patronage. More 

Dryden, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with Hotel and property will return, hopefully with grandchildren. The hotel if fairly high priced, but not exceptionally so, considering the location (conveniently near just about anything in Saratoga Springs).

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for making The Gideon Putnam part of your travels. We look forward to your return with your grandchildren. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a nice, old hotel located in a state park with unique springs, a great historic spa, and nice walking trails. It is not in the center of Saratoga Springs, and a car or the shuttle (which seemed very available) is needed to get to town or the racetrack. The complex has much to offer, including theater and music... More 

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. There really is so much available, right here in the State Park. And if you want to go downtown, we'll take you there and pick you up! Please come see us again. More 

Blackwood, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my stay at the Gideon Putnam. The spa was wonderful, food was great, and the location of the hotel is awesome. Staff are courteous and eager to be of help and assistance. The breakfast and Sunday brunch at Putnam's was tasty.

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

That's what we like to hear! We are thrilled to hear you had a comfy and cozy visit, and that our staff did a good job taking care of you. Please come see us again. More 

Monroe, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pretty nice stay at the Gideon Putnam, with a few glitches, but some bright spots. This is a pretty fancy looking older hotel, in a great location inside the Saratoga park and walking distance to events at the performing arts center. Room was nice, and clean but WIFI was very spotty. Had to keep rebooting it. Service... More 

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your great words and for being so patient, despite a few "glitches." It is not convenient to have to move rooms,so thank you for so graciously accepting another room. We hope you will allow us another opportunity to better serve you. More 

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