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“The Mildew Hotel (Super 8)” 1 of 5 stars
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Super 8 Kingston Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   487 Washington Ave, Kingston, NY 12401   |  
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Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Kingston
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“The Mildew Hotel (Super 8)”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2005

This motel was undoubtedly the worst I have ever stayed at! A friend and I went to the NY Sheep & Wool Festival and stayed at a motel which was billed as clean!!! Boy, were we taken! I will not be back to a Super 8, nor will several others from the festival who were there. Rude employees, filthy bathrooms, and smoking rooms which were pawned off as non!! Don't even get me started on the mildew which was all over our bathroom. Nor on the beds which did NOT get clean sheets daily. (We stayed for 2 nights, and would have moved on but for the sheep festival.) The so-called breakfast was great if you can handle the sugar.

Stayed October 2005
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2005

Room was clean, but the products they use to keep them that way have a really strong smell. I'm verysensitive to chemical odors and found this to be almost unbearable (keeping the window open aired the room out a little - luckily it wasn't any hotter or at all cold). A good enough price, but I'd pay a bit extra to stay elsewhere.

  • Stayed August 2005
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2005

This hotel is old, but it's obvious that the staff do their best to keep it clean. Front desk staff are polite and helpful.

The room was OK, except for the smell. We couldn't figure out what it was at first. Cleaning supplies? Air freshener? Insecticide? In the morning we noticed that, in spite of the paper no-smoking signs in our room, there was no permanent sign on our door like we saw on other non-smoking rooms. There were also cigarette burns on the bathtub. We finally decided that they probably ran out of non-smoking rooms and doused the room with as many air freshening and cleaning products as they could to hide the smoke odor. In any case, we couldn't wear our pajamas again after spending the night in that room.

The continental breakfast was OK.

  • Stayed June 2005
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Super 8 Kingston Motel

Address: 487 Washington Ave, Kingston, NY 12401
Location: United States > New York > Kingston
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Kingston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Kingston Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 600am - 900am and consists of regular & decaf coffee and tea, apple and orange juice, two kinds of cereal with 2% milk and an assortment of danish, muffins, and donuts as well as white and wheat bread for toasting. All rooms have free cable TV, a chest of drawers, a clothing rack, either a king bed or two full-size beds, a desk and chair, night stands and lamps, a vanity sink and private bath/shower. We do offer free Wi-Fi on an unsecure network in public areas and our guest rooms. We have a guest laundry (washer and dryer) and a vending area with soft drinks and snacks. We are fortunate to have a variety of dining options within close proximity to our property. We have 24 hour diners, chain restaurants, ethnic and specialty restaurants (Italian, French, Southwestern, Indian, steak, seafood, etc.) as well as places that deliver. We are located 35 miles from Bellearye Mountain and are close to a wide variety of hiking trails, wineries and historic venues. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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