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Rodeway Inn

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   652 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 (Formerly Travelodge Watertown)
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Rating summary
  • 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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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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

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
1 review
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
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3 reviews 3 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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NYC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Driving back from a weekend in the Daks and it was getting too late to keep driving. All we wanted was a clean, quiet place to get some shut eye and this inn was perfect. The staff were super friendly when I called ahead, when we checked in, and in the morning when we checked out. The room was super... 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*
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Watertown
Watertown Travelodge
Watertown Travel Lodge
Travel Lodge Watertown

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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We are located in a prime area very close to all dining restaurants & shopping areas on Arsenal Street in Watertown, NY. I am very happy to inform you that we have entirely renovated our facility to ensure our customers and their family a wonderful stay at our hotel. I am also pleased to announce that to better serve our community; we have lowered our rates so that all soldiers can lodge at more affordable price! Rodeway Inn offers a very comfortable setting with complimentary breakfast along with Belgium Waffles starting at 6:00 AM every day. We offer free Wi-Fi internet in every rooms. A business center with 2 computers & printer along with free incoming or outgoing fax services is available in the lobby for our guests to use while staying with us. We have a 32" flat screen LCD TV plus an activity table with 2 chairs in our newly constructed rooms with 2 Queen Beds. All our guest room comes with amenities such as: Individual AC/Heating Units, Fridge, Microwave, Safe Deposit box for laptop computer & personal belongings, Alarm clocks with AM/FM Radio, Digital Cable with HBO, Coffee machines, Hair Dryer and Iron with Ironing Board. Wake up calls are also provided upon request. ... more   less 
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