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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very bare bones hotel. Old, worn furniture. White walls with not even one decoration on them. Stained carpeting. Reasonably clean otherwise with good water pressure though. Right in town. Oh, the towels are small and thin. For some reason they have written "ship" on them with magic marker.

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Thank Diana B
Dean13607, Owner at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not feel our motel was up to your standards. We are in the process of renovating our property and thank you for bringing this to our attention. Your review will speed up the renovation. Thanks again for taking the time to write your review. Patrick Simpson, Owner More 

Toronto
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53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ship motel is located in the heart of Alexandria Bay. It is no more than a two minute walk to the main strip and there is no where within the town that you cannot reach within ten minutes. THe hotel rooms are simple - either a King or two doubles, there is a small TV and air conditioning. I... More 

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Thank lewis010
Congers, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

The hotel is very close to restaurants and the waterfront. The room was very clean and comfortable. Free wifi connection was spotty and would drop at times. Front desk staff, Dean in particular, was very helpful and professional.

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Thank Larry702
Dean13607, General Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. Our housekeeping staff will be informed of your compliment. We have addressed the Wi-Fi issue with new equipment, thank you for letting us know. Dean, our manager, is a great asset to our property, thanks for noticing. We look forward to your return visit. Patrick Simpson Owner The Ship Motel More 

Bath, Ontario
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Nice clean accommodations, Small room but we don't spend much time there. Right in the heart of the town, very handy. The staff went out of thier way when I left an article in the room and they mailed it to me, no problem and thank you, Fantastic, we will be back.

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Thank CMOE65
Dean13607, General Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. I will make sure the staff knows of your compliment. Looking forward to your return visit. Dean More 

Montreal, Canada
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88 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

we went to this hotel and for the price paid it was not worth it at all, you get a 15 inch tv that you cannot even see in , carpets are 30 years old and the staff very rude and not nice. we got back was 20 min past check out, the hotel was empty for the next day... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Lovely small hotel. We stayed Tuesday and Wednesday night. Very convenient walking distance to downtown,James St, Alex Bay. Not anything fancy, but clean comfortable room. New mattresses and bedding. Staff were all very pleasant, friendly,and informative. We met the cleaning ladies and after a conversation with them it became clear why the rooms were spotless. The gents at the desk... More 

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Thank Joanne S
Dean13607, Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We take pride in our ongoing update process and are glad you noticed it. We will be sure to let our housekeeping and office staff know about your compliments. We hope to see you again in the future. Dean Honeywell, Manager, The Ship Motel More 

CARMEL,CA
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I gave this motel 2 stars because of the location and it's clean. The location is right in town so you can park your car and walk. The room is the most basic with a small flat screen. It was clean but that's about it. The mattress is extra firm which was way too hard for me. There is a... More 

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Dean13607, Owner at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

LBPICO, thanks very much for taking the time to write your review on Tripadvisor. We are sorry our neighbors across the street kept you awake. We have spoken with them about this and they assured us they would be more careful in the future. We appreciate your input on our décor and are in the process of some upgrades. Thanks... More 

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20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice little motel. Very clean. Well kept up. Rooms were a little cold temperature wise. "Heat" seemed to just be blowing air. But maybe that is seasonal? Great location. Park the car and leave it there. Felt very safe. Would recommend. Nice place to sit outside your room as the sun sets, have a drink and unwind. Close to Cdn... More 

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Dean13607, Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed being close to our downtown location. Our housekeepers will be glad you comented on our cleanliness. Looking forward to your next visit. Dean More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Quaint, but clean and adequate for a few day stay. We could walk to anything. The boat tours to the castles were an say walk away. The town was nice with shops and eateries. If you're looking for a no-frills place to stay, this is it.

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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Perfect location. Walk to anything in the bay. Dean was the consummate host. Would stay there again, no question. Clean, convenient, reasonably priced. What more can I say? If you are staying in Alex Bay, look no further.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ship Motel is located in downtown Alexandria Bay. You can walk to all the restaurants, nightclubs, shops and attractions. The rooms are clean and the prices are reasonable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship Motel

Address: 6 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1313
Location: United States > New York > Alexandria Bay
Price Range: $82 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Ship Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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The Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay
Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay
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