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Poughkeepsie Inn
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2625 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601   |  
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Ranked #11 of 14 hotels in Poughkeepsie
Melville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Do not stay here! Yes, it is in a great location and close to colleges but it is dirty. The rooms are old and are in dire need of renovation. Bedding is old, carpets stained, and bathroom smells like urine. I would have rather of sleep in my car! Never again.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I have been staying here on a weekly basis for several years, and still find the rooms clean and renovated. The staff here is very helpful for whatever I might need. There is room for truck parking and several choices for food within walking distance as well as next door. Property is clean and access from route 9W is easy on and easy off.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011 via mobile

Do NOT stay at this place. Chalk up the extra money for the Holiday Inn. Even the Super 8 is better than here. If there are no rooms available anywhere else in Poughkeepsie except here; do yourself a favor and stay down in Fishkill. Its worth the drive. Marist friends, family, alumni - do not stay here! Yes its one of the closest hotels to campus but so not worth it. The owners should be ashamed of themselves. There is no reason this place should look like this.

  • Stayed September 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

Stayed here because it was the closest vacant hotel near Vassar College. In short I paid $300 to sleep in dirt for 2 nights. As soon as I walked in the room I was greeted by the cheap decor of a street walkers work place & a horrible smell that remained throughout my stay. Everything in the room smelled!! The bathroom was far from clean....the shower looked like nobody cleaned it since the place was built. There were stains everywhere...on the walls, floors, toilets, & tub. The sheets were paper thin & although they didnt smell...the rooms odor made it very hard to sleep. I was also bothered by the fact that you had to go to the front desk for an iron, to place additional money on your room to make phone calls, & other things I thought just came with the room. Now I knew before coming to stay here I wasnt going to the Hilton but honeslty I would have rather saved my money & slept in my car. I slept fully dressed & took showers with flip flops on. Lastly, I ALWAYS put the do not disturb sign on my door knob....for some reason room service bypassed the door sign, came in my room, replaced only the toilet paper & towels, while leaving the bed unmade. I hated every minute of my stay @ Poughkeepsie Inn.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

The hotel is a no frills hotel in a great location with owners who will go out of their way
to make sure you have a pleasant stay. It is quiet and on open grounds with a tasty breakfast provided in the morning.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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poughkeepsieinn, Director of Sales at Poughkeepsie Inn, responded to this review, May 10, 2011
Thank you so much for your feedback with your token of appreciation. We try our best to keep the stay of our guests as homely as possible with clean rooms and basic amenities.
Such comments help in boosting/our as well our teams moral so as to outshine your past stay as and when you come back. Once again, thank you.
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New York City
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

Stayed here when Buttermilk Inn in Milton NY, bumped us from a room reserved 4 months in advance and no other property was available. This is a Motel, not an Inn. Mattresses, linens, pillows, blankets and towels horrible. Stains on carpet and poor heating completed the picture. But on the down side, College homecoming event provided us with both exercise and entertainment - when we called the front desk repeatably during the night about drunks and roudy guests. When the Police finally arrived we got some z's.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

Needed an inexpensive place to stay overnight for a conference. The room was very clean, but the linens and furnishings were like nothing I've seen in a hotel in the US. The sheets and blankets were clean but full of cigarette and other holes. There was no fitted bottom linen so the sheets slid around the bed during sleep, revealing a bare mattress. The chair in the room was so filthy I doubt it would be accepted as a charity donation. I asked to have it replaced. They were courteous but had no other, so brought a sheet to cover it. Room was located at the end of the building. That evening a young man with a bike was lurking in the dark, smoking weed. When I came around the corner to look, he quickly disappeared into the shadows. They should lower their prices, stop pretending to be a hotel, strip the rooms to the bare minimum (toss the disgusting furniture) and turn it into hostel. Poughkeepsie could use a place like that.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Poughkeepsie Inn

Address: 2625 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Location: United States > New York > Poughkeepsie
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 14 hotels in Poughkeepsie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Poughkeepsie Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
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