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Wooden Boat Inn

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Honeoye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The wooden Boat Inn has wonderful accommodations inside and out. Very clean and comfortable. The owner is very nice and the location is convenient to Clayton. You can walk to many restaurants, attractions, and shops.

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Berny C, Owner at Wooden Boat Inn, responded to this review

You guys were great as well. It was a pleasure having you. Berny and Valeriee. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place. A lovely setting, quiet, and immaculately clean and very close to downtown Clayton. Beautiful flowers all around. Outside area for bonfires and also an inside sitting area for reading or visiting. Owner very friendly. I would definitely stay again.

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Berny C, Owner at Wooden Boat Inn, responded to this review

What makes it so nice, you are nice people. Thanks for staying with us More 

Walton, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wooden Boat Inn is cute, clean, comfortable and perfectly located in the Village of Clayton. The owner, Berny, is perhaps the most accommodating and personable hotelier I have ever met in my life. Seriously. His genuine hospitality made a 'spur of the moment' getaway (primarily to re-visit the Antique Boat Museum) something I will always remember with a smile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You've seen hotels, but how often have you had the chance to stay on a boat? I spent a weekend with my wife and two friends on the boat at the Wooden Boat Inn. Sitting on the top deck with a drink, a snack, and a good conversation is just lovely. The stars in Clayton shine bright. The boat has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I and another couple (dear friends) of ours stayed in the admiralty suite (the boat) for one weekend - Friday and Saturday nights.. It was our first time in the Thousand Islands, we found Clayton a lovely and charming little town and our accommodations could not have been more perfect. The boat is moored in a marina... More 

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Berny C, Owner at Wooden Boat Inn, responded to this review

You know it is pretty easy to please people when they want to be pleased. These guys wanted to be pleased. Everyone we have come in contact with over the two years we have owned the Inn are great people. Some have to relax and they do, then everything is fine. Another thing is the Village of Clayton, it compliments... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were trying to book a room for this weekend, not knowing it was Clayton's busiest. We called several places, and all of them were polite, but Bernie took customer service to a new level when he suggested we call another hotel. (He had just heard they had a cancellation and told me to call quickly.) He saved our skins... More 

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Berny C, Owner at Wooden Boat Inn, responded to this review

I love it when you talk that way!. And keep on saying it. The one thing that you will see in Clayton is more and more customer service. Luckily I'm not the only one. If you go to The lyric, Bella's, Clipper Inn, Koffee Kove, French Bay Marina, Coyote Moon, Wood Boat Brewery and others you will find great customer... More 

Henrietta, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by the owner Bernie, he was very friendly and accommodating. Our room was #6 and we loved it. The room was decorated very nicely and very clean, it had an entrance off the common area which was nice for morning coffee. The inn itself is very cute and has a location of only 1 block to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wooden Boat Inn is a small, clean family owned motel. Berny, the owner, was very friendly, helpful, and trustworthy. The room is cozy, clean, and affordable. Common area is smartly designed with kitchen, fire pit, screen room and other necessities. We arrived after-hours and he processed our payment over the phone without an issue. Close to brewery and museum. We... More 

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Berny C, Owner at Wooden Boat Inn, responded to this review

Eric, thanks for your quick response and review. This is a happy place, our housekeepers are great, and love to help everyone. Thanks for using our remote check in procedure, it is different, but very effective. Have a great trip. Berny and Valeriee More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay, great facilities and very friendly owners. Had my own double room and also access to a communal kitchen and garden/ firepit area. All clean and comfortable, nice powerful shower. Would recommend to any as it's a good location too

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Berny C, Owner at Wooden Boat Inn, responded to this review

These reviews are really meaningful to us. It is Abby, Amity, and Ethan who make the difference. They are who keep our Inn clean. These reviews give us motivation and confidence. We are a small operation and competing with the lager properties is difficult. The properties have 100+ rooms for one and the other has over 40. So you all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn't actually stay at the Inn but charted the wooden cabin cruiser, an Albin 36 for our river tour. Tons of fun. Captain Bernie picked us up at the town docks near our hotel for convenience. Then we relaxed the sun deck in rattan chairs with wine and cheese while Bernie kept us entertained with stories and history of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wooden Boat Inn is located in Historic Clayton Village on the corner of Union and Alexandria St. Just one block from the world famous Antique Boat Museum. There are many unique shops to visit and restaurants to choose from. Enjoy a scenic boat tour around the Thousand Islands St. Lawrence River and be sure to visit the impressive Boldt and Singer Castles. Fishing and scuba diving guides and boat rentals are just a short drive from the village. There's also a public boat launch and overnight dockage nearby. Whatever it is that brings you here we want you to feel at home with us at the Inn. Make sure you ask Berny and Valeriee about their custom Captain Visgar Island Tour of 1892. ASK ABOUT THE ADMIRALTY SUITE. THIS IS A TWO PRIVATE STATEROOM, ENSUITE BATHROOMS, FULL KITCHEN, AND AN ARE THAT OVERLOOKS THE FINEST MARINA IN THE ISLANDS. ACTUALLY IT IS A 36 FOOT YACHT. A CLASSIC ALBIN TRAWLER. DUE TO THE SIZE OF OUR INN, THE LOCAL POLICIES OF OTHER INNS AND HOTELS, AND THE NATURE OF THE SEASONAL BUSINESS ATMOSPHERE THE WOODEN BOAT INN CANCELLATION POLICY IS 30 DAYS. CALL US IF THERE IS AN ISSUE AND MAYBE WE CAN RESOLVE IT WITH YOU. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wooden Boat Inn

Address: 606 Alexandria St, Clayton, NY 13624-1302
Location: United States > New York > Clayton
Number of rooms: 8
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