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Birds Nest Motel

1601 East Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lake George, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first bad review I have ever wrote. They can do and charge what ever they want to because they are the only game in town. They say they take AAA and AARP but when asked was told it was all ready in the very low price, that is B. S. ether there is a discount or there... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people at the front desk were so lovely. The room was very basic and quite inexpensive, but very clean!!! Each room in the row outside has a lawn chair. The pool surprised me. So you will get a nice flat screen tv but bring your own shampoo!!

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Southington, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stayed at the Birds Nest Motel in the past and although it was dated, the room was passably clean. Prices are no bargain, so don't look for that but we went again this last week and were given the "jacuzzi suite". Well long story short the room was very musty and obviously maid service was perfunctory, but OK... More 

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a last minute visit to the Finger Lakes and decided to stop and stay the night in Skaneateles. we had no reservations and where we wanted to stay was full. Didn't want to spend $250 a night for the place they referred us to so we wandered through town and did some shopping. Stopped in at the Rhubarb... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the outside the motel has a cottage feel. The staff are very friendly. The room was comfortable and clean. There was no soap or shampoo in the bathroom when we arrived so be sure have this packed with you. There is a Tops and CVS in town. But the bathroom was clean. Pets are allowed as they have a... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed here recently with some other couples attending a wedding. We had a great time at the pool and hanging out, but the rooms are really run down. We stayed in the annex and there was a bad smell from as soon as you walked in. Beds were uncomfortable. It really needs a makeover- carpets, paint, furniture . That would... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

In Skaneateles there are several motels dating back to the 60's. No hotel chain will ever be allowed to come into this village, so if you want a hotel, go to Auburn or Syracuse. The bird's Nest has been well cared for and maintained over the years, although still somewhat old fashioned and nostalgic. The beds were comfy, staff friendly.... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I hate to diss anything, but this place earned a thumbs-down from me. For starters I needed to cancel my first night (our travel plans changed) and I called 6 days in advance to do it and was told because it was less than a week's notice I was out of luck, I'd need to pay anyway. The air conditioner... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We just returned from stay at Birds Nest, VERY DISAPPOINTED; Room in main bldg. small rooms, NOT like Photos on website -and small bathroom; no fridge or micro, only one soft chair, bed hard, no hook in bath. we were unable to use pool due to rainy weather off and on but it looked very dirty and the pet walk... More 

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Hamburg, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This motel, although lacking in many amenities, was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The motel is in a peaceful, rural location outside the village of Skaneateles, yet not far from the area attractions. Breakfast could be improved with bread, only bagels available, jelly, small boxes of cereals, and fresher pastries. Next door to motel is a... More 

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