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Birds Nest Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1601 East Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Skaneateles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014
Linda H Maberly, Ontario
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so disappointed with my customer service experience after booking a room at the Birds Nest Motel. I booked online through their website and due to an unusual circumstance, had to cancel my reservation 6 days before the reservation - their cancellation policy requires 7 days notice to receive a refund if you need to cancel. I called on... More

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Barrie, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We booked on Expedia and paid about $100 Cdn. It is an older place, adequate, but no coffee machine or refrigerator and only one queen bed. Needs updating, new beds, bedding, etc. Smelled a bit musty. They said breakfast was included in the reception area. There were no tables and only 3 chairs. The breakfast was a joke. Coffee with... More

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Maberly, Ontario
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13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This motel is very conviniently located near Lake, Winery and Distillery. Price was right for the ameneties we received. We had a nice, clean double room. Due to age of property, there were not enough power plugs to satisfy our computer requirements, so had to unplug the desk lamp and TV. Grounds are well kept. Pool looked lovely..did not use.... More

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Brighton, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Booked for price, then read some scary reviews so was worried. We had a lovely stay. Older but clean. Large room, fridge and coffee. Comfy king bed. Good service. Interior hall did have stale smell, as if it should just b aired out well. Short drive to town. Would stay again.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Stayed overnight on a short trip to Finger Lakes. Motel had clean rooms and very helpful staff. Tables and umbrellas outside office for relaxing. Good value and close to the lovely Skaneateles. We would stay here again.

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Hampton, VA
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Bird's Nest is far from a luxury motel. If you want shampoo, go to the front desk and ask for it. Breakfast? Thomas' Bagels, a few packaged sweets and coffee. No frig, microwave or hair dryer. What you will find is a pleasant receptionist, a clean but sparse room and a comfortable bed. Remember to add on New York's... More

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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were first drawn to this place because of the fair rates; then we met the owners and so respected their quest to run a small business. Then their dog ( I forget the name ) who was such a lover. We found nothing wrong, but we found so many magnetic attractions. Jack and Jann Ewen

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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48 hotel reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Motel is clean and attractive. Front desk friendly but DID NOT have correct dates for our booking.com reservation. Thankfully we had our printed copy and that they had a room available. We had changed our date a few weeks before and they had not put the update in their system. They knew Internet did not work in rooms and did... More

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New York
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My friend and I do an annual road trip through back roads in the northeast, and this year we hit the Finger Lakes, Skaneateles first. This motel is very basic. The bathroom was small and the beds ok, although the pillows were desperately in need of changing. There was a nice chair in our room, and a small table. No... More

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Scottsville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed at this hotel a few weeks ago. At first, we were all in love with the cute layout and the size of our room. However, that was the highest point. None of us slept well because the beds might as well have been made of rock. In fact, one of us ended up sleeping on the floor the... More

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Address: 1601 East Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Skaneateles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Birds Nest Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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