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Budget Inn

435 South Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cold Spring, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

This is a nice, clean, family run motel located across the street from a supermarket, drugstore, and liquor store. There is a family restaurant a block away and the Watkins Glen business district is only 3/4 mile down the road. There is free wired internet service in the room, and wi-fi internet in the newly renovated annex across the street.

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Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

Stayed here with friends. Basic motel features, so if you are going to be on the go and not looking to spend time in your room this is the place to go. It is convenient to the falls, restaurants and ice cream parlors. Clean, although there was a soiled chair in our room that made me uncomfortable. Owner was very... More 

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central pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2010

Went to Watkins Glen to visit the wineries. Stayed one night at this motel. Paid around $105. Clean and some of the bathroom fixtures were remodeled. Shower head is old and took forever to get hot water. Convenience - close to everything in Watkins Glen - grocery store across the street - can get breakfast snacks drinks. Microwave and small... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2009

We looked at 3 other motels. Budget was newest of 3, cleanest and priced @ $78. Colonial was clean but older @$85, Glen Way Motel very old $69. All about 10 blocks apart.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

Pros: friendly, more reasonable for this area ($75-85), clean, very good mattresses Cons: no HBO or refrig in many rooms, some rooms incredibly small, no clothes pole to hang clothes, no wifi, almost no vanity space in bathroom, shower light/fan extremely noisy. This motel has 3-4 buildings with wildly varying situations. Suggest you ask to see your room.

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2009

A clean and basic old style motel where you park at the door of your unit. It's situated near the intersection of two main roads which results in traffic noise especially trucks braking or moving up to speed. It's been refurbished with some noticable clues. Our room's front door inside trim was bare and unfinished and the pictures were attached... More 

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Cohoes, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2009

This Budget Inn is very clean and the service is great. The owners live on site so they are always available if you need anything. I have to say I was a little worried when they told me it was only $85 plus tax per night; I immediately thought it wasn't going to be so nice but I was wrong.... More 

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McDonalds Corners, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

This is fine basic motel. It is clean and comfortable. Our room had a refrigerator and a microwave. Close to everything, although it is on the main road and the traffic can be noisy.

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Luckey Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2008

Was in watkins glen on business. Found this motel by chance. If your looking for a super clean motel this is the one. Nothing fancy. Has great mattresses and movie channels free and very reasonable rates. Close to everything. Would and will stay there again. From luckey Ohio w

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2008

Very, very clean, with new looking furnishings. Nice owners that live at the property. Ample parking. Very comforable King Sized beds with fantastic matresses and new looking bed spreads. Breakfast is just some coffee and cakes, but it's close to Dunkin Doughnuts, Burger King and even upscale restaurants if you prefer that. Greate price and very close to the glen.... More 

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