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Budget Inn

435 South Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Ra'anana, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I cannot find any negative remark about this hotel. It is located on the main street of the town. Room size was okay and it was very clean. Bathroom was very good and included all amenities. There was a flat screen TV, a microwave and table and chairs. On top of all that the breakfast which is included was rich... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Well first of all, this was my first Budget Inn. I wasn't expecting much and got more. It's not luxurious by any means and is definitely over-priced for the real world. Maybe Watkins Glen isn't real world USA? $120+ for a 2 star motel just seems high. That said, it was clean, friendly and nicely set up with park in... More 

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Tarrytown, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I called to make a reservation after seeing an internet rate of $100 and was told the rate was $119. When I mentioned this, the clerk said "then book it on the internet" and hung up on me. If this is the service when booking, I can't even imagine the service when there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Staying here for a night before a track day at the glen. Arrived around 8:30pm, office staff was pleasant. Room has a fridge, tv works quite well, good wifi, clean enough and the bathroom has great materials. Would stay here again. Also can't beat the convenience to downtown Watkins glen

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It is a basic motel with parking outside and entrance from outside. It was clean and that is the main thing. It was a little outdated and the beds were hard. There was also a lot of road noise because its right along the main road. There is a grocery store and a liquor store in walking distance. It was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Very clean. Shower looked scary but was fabulous. I want to be comfortable, not pay a lot and have hot water. Home run. Customer service was acceptable. The person checking us in wouldn't get off the phone...but as a smoker in a non - smoking hotel I was pleased when chairs and an ashtray were provided outside our room. For... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Although a dated property and bed with a very hard mattress, the hotel is very convenient to everything in and around Watkins Glen. Staff was friendly and the room was clean. The free breakfast although limited was fresh and appealing. Would stay here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

checked in around 10:30pm on a Friday night, after ringing the bell to get in the locked office, we were met by a worker in his underwear. Place was disgusting, with dead bugs everywhere. Room service banged on the door at 9 am asking for wet towels.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Absolutely horrible! I was looking for an affordable place to stay for a weekend trip to Watkins Glen and decided to book this place. Worst decision I ever made! I arrived about 10:00pm, had to ring a doorbell to be checked in by a man who came out to the desk in his UNDERWEAR. The room had a musty smell... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed here because we were going to Watkins Glen. The lady at the front desk was pleasant and did have a room for the night. This is definitely an "old school" motel. You get a key instead of a swipe card and the room itself was rather small and cramped. There was no refrigerator or microwave in the room. However,... More 

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