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Carl's Rip Van Winkle Motor Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Deluxe it is not, but it is clean and comfortable, and that is all that we needed. We stay here at the Rip Van Winkle when we are visiting relatives in the area. We book the motel room because we like the spaciousness of the room and it simply suits our needs the best. The owners are always friendly and... More 

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Kahnawake, Canada
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The property is neat and well kept. The motel rooms are in the front and the various sized cabins are in back. The cabins are separated by narrow roads and have some privacy. There are a few bbq pits for use. Our motel room was very spacious, bathroom too. The beds were comfy. My daughter was fine with the pillows... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The Carl's has been a tradition with my family for decades - there's no more comfortable or peaceful getaway. I never sleep better than in the beds that they have. Note that they don't have internet booking or the look of a modern chain hotel, but that's fine by me - I get enough of that as a business traveler.... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

It was just a single overnight stay after the annual Catskill High School Alumni Reunion Dinner, but it's always a good choice. Very clean and neat, not extra fancy, just everything you need and comfortable accommodations, especially the beds. And the pillows: to borrow the mattress commercial's verbiage, "Like sleeping on a cloud." Truly, I love their gloriously soft, cushy... More 

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Rochester, New York
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed in the motel room part. There were cabins also that looked neat but we didn't stay in them. The room was clean and pretty decent size. Our only complaint would be moth ball smell in the room. I believe it's just needed airing out. We stayed 2 nights and it got better. Also there's some traffic noise if... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Enjoyed our stay here! Quiet, huge rooms, very clean and great service! We enjoyed wandering the grounds and swimming in the pool. The king size bed was very comfortable as well. We were happy to see the Keurig machine in the office too.

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Cocoa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The owner of the motel was wonderful. The rooms were spacious and clean. I was a little worried about being right on the main road but when the windows were closed you could barely hear the traffic. If you are looking for a quaint place to stay, this is it. They also have cabins you can rent. If we visit... More 

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Thank Diane M
Midland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Perfect spot for a weekend on a budget. The Hemlock cabin was sparkling clean with fresh linens, two double beds, a changing room with a dresser and a nice-sized bathroom. The front porch was private due to quickly growing vines which made the cabin that much more cozy. This was our second visit and we will definitely be back.

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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This motel had very large, clean rooms in a rural setting. Friendly, very accomadating hosts. Excellent dining reccomendations were given to us for nearby eating. Have cabins available on the property, as well.

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slidell, la
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Lodging in this area is scarce, especially in the late fall. We made reservations on our recent travels to ensure a place for a couple of nights. Access to the Hudson River Valley is good from this location. The property is on the highway but road noise wasn't a problem. The room is basic. In room coffee service is not... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Carl's Rip Van Winkle Motor Lodge

Address: 810 Route 23b, Leeds, NY 12451-1642
Location: United States > New York > Leeds
Number of rooms: 41
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