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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This property was I am sure amazing in it's time but, time has passed it by. A large property, the rooms have been painted but, the bathroom is not up to today's standards by a long shot. The internet was strong but the flat screen TV kept shutting off. A huge lack of outlets make it tough for business traveler.... More 

Thank Jeff R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here two nights on Labor Day weekend for the Indycar race at Watkins Glen. Didn't know what to expect with the mixed reviews. We were pleasantly surprised that our room was clean, quiet and newly painted. Only downside was the bathroom was in need of updates. Good for the price.

1 Thank MindBender69
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I stayed there the night before the cheez it 350 at the glen. The owners were polite and efficient. The room was clean but had a odor. It wasn't mildew but it wasn't febreze either.The wifi signal in my room was very weak so I couldn't connect to the internet. I would stay there again..........but I'm sure my wife wouldn't.

Thank willy016

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

lousiest place, I ever saw in my life, under the supervision of incompetent people. dirty, sanitary room desolate, old carpets were perfect homes for bugs and all other germs. this place needs a comlete reconstruction stay away. we checked out, immediately we experienced the situation. Deposit was deducted from creditcard, at least the people were honest.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

I think many of the other negative posters may be racist or have an agenda. We have literally travelled around the world and have seen a vast range of accommodations. We drove up to this motel on a beautiful fall day and were impressed by its location, a mountain behind it was awash with excellent fall colours. The office was... More 

2 Thank CanadaMoi
Colonie, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

However, looks like The Bates Motel! Scary. In disrepair, parking lot bad shape, and no other ppl staying here...freaky. Needs ton of work., inside and out. I will say it seems clean- as far as the eye can see anyway.

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

I was booked at the hotel however, after seeing the exterior and rooms, I decided to go elsewhere. Not sure but I think the hotel has new owners who are trying to get the hotel in shape but it's going to take quite awhile for all the work that has to be done. I wish them luck. They are very... More 

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2015

We booked a standard room and that is what we got. No tea or coffee making facilities just a bed a microwave and a fridge. That said it was clean the shower was hot so for what we paid for both of us it was as I said in my overall rating average. No breakfast offered but hey it served... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

A group of 4 of us arrived at midnight and the receptionist was very pleasant. Our two Rooms were old but clean! we stayed for two nights as we were travelling from Manhattan to the Niagara falls. It was a great trip after all including the accommodation if you are on budget! Free parking.

3 Thank Greenbirds1
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

I was a little skeptical because the price was so low for the area. I really do prefer chains. Hot water and clean room with cable tv, that's all we really wanted. The heat took a long time to kick in, but we went to dinner and by the time we came back the room was fine. the internet was... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mark Twain Motor Inn

Address: 1996 Lake St, Elmira, NY 14901-1240
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Elmira
Price Range: $55 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mark Twain Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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