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1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   652 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 (Formerly Travelodge Watertown)
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Ranked #14 of 16 Hotels in Watertown
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Pickering Ont.
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135 reviews 135 reviews
47 hotel reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I read all the reviews on the Choice Hotel site for the Rodeway and they were all ok. Should have trusted Trip Advisory, as this was in the top 3 worst hotels we’ve stayed in. As said in another review, the hotel smelled of smoke when you walked in the lobby. When we made a comment about it, the clerk... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Do yourself a favour: Spend a few extra bucks and go somewhere else. This place was horrible, run down, dirty, and noisy. I feared we might get murdered by some of the other patrons. The bed was terrible and the carpeting was frightening. I found a tiny hopping bug in my towel. The manager, who was nice enough, did not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My daughter and I came to Watertown to do some shopping. We ended up staying at the Rodeway Inn. The lady working the desk was nice and called us at 9pm to let you know there was a cancellation, and we got one of the last rooms. She was friendly. We ended up paying $70 plus tax (US) and stayed... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I used choice reward points to stay one night at this place and I wish I had not wasted on such a dingy place. I walked into the lobby and the place smelled of smoke so badly. If we had not been driving all day and was very tired, I would not have stayed here. They gave us a room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here three days on business. The hotel is next to a main road viaduct. So if you are on the second floor, plan on a noisy stay. They have the most uncomfortable stiff bed with pancake flat pillows. I do not reccomend this hotel.

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Petawawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The Worst hotel I ever stayed in!! The Lobby Smelt like Bleech and there was a weird really horrible odor in the hallway. the Rooms were do able, but dirty. The hallways was filthy red carpet. The walls were paper thin you could hear everything.There was no heat in the Hotel it was freezing, as the front door would not... More 

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Barberton, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This was the worse place I have ever stayed in. The carpet on the stairs needed vacuming, the air conditioning had so much dirt in it that it blew out when it was turned on. The bathroom sink was broken. The drawer front next to the bed was hanging on one side. The safe did not work. What's worse is... More 

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Belleville, Ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This isn't an awful place and certainly we didn't feel unsafe but, even with the price factored in, it was a poor experience. The staff were very friendly so 4 stars for them. The halls were pretty dirty but the room was ok. The wifi was spotty and did not work in our room (it worked fine in the lobby).... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

If CLEANLINESS isn't a big deal for you...this might be a great value for you. We don't fall into that category. We know it's a motor hotel, but or the price ($70ish) we expected WAY more... Like a paycheck for cleaning our rooms! Pro: not horribly expensive (although we still didn't consider it a good value-- read "cons" below); "Carrie"... More 

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Seville, Spain
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The hotel had 2 wifi network, one of them was short-range and didn't reach enough my room (I had to go out to to the corridor to get connected), and the other one didn't work. Finally,during the check-out, I left 2 postcard to the reception woman to be posted, but never arrived to destination, so I guess she lost my... More 

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Address: 652 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 (Formerly Travelodge Watertown)
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Location: United States > New York > Watertown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Rodeway Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Watertown
Watertown Travelodge
Watertown Travel Lodge
Travel Lodge Watertown

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