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Saratoga Downtowner Motel

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North Salem, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Downtowner is just that right in the heart of Saratoga Springs. You can walk to the restaurants and boutiques along Broadway. The staff is very pleasant and accommodating. Our room that slept four (a cot also was in the room) was small and basic. The bathroom fixtures were neat but old and there is little space for clothing storage.... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Can't beat this location. Wonderful staff, adequate breakfast, clean rooms. We had a wonderful time at the track and touring the area. We had dinner one evening just steps away from the hotel. We were able to enjoy the ambience of the town 24 hours due to the convenience and proximity of The Downtowner. I would recommend this hotel to... More 

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your very nice review! We look forward to you and yours coming back to stay with us again! More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Efficient and welcoming staff, walkable location for all of Saratoga - even up to the race track, love the renovations. We make The Downtowner our base every race season, and have never been disappointed

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

We are the most walkable lodging property in Saratoga and we appreciate you saying so! Glad we are your 'home base' on the '50 yard line' of Saratoga Springs!! Thanks for your feedback about our renovations. It's always great to hear we've done it right. More 

Westerly, Rhode Island
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the center of town--walk to restaurants & shops. Minutes from track. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Not fancy but had all the amenities we needed. Refrigerator, iron and hair dryer in room a nice touch. Front desk staff very helpful with recommendations in town. Nice continental breakfast and coffee in morning. Could've lasted maybe an hour later. Ended... More 

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

We are glad that we met your expectations in almost every way. Do know that we are quite accommodating and, if we have put breakfast away, you can always ask the staff --- within reasonable time of breakfast --- that you would like a bite to eat. We don't mind making sure our guests needs are met. Coffee, tea and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What you need: a decent, well-equipped room, friendly staff and great Location. I love to park in the middle of town and be able to walk to all the Fun! This is my go-to hotel for Saratoga Springs. Everyone is always friendly and helpful!

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Love this reference to our address in Saratoga Springs --- "Location, Location, Location!!" Thanks for letting others know. I have always believed that with our location just add friendly staff, clean rooms and reasonable rates and we'll do OK and you just let us know it's working. Look forward to you staying again. Thank you. More 

Marcellus, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, sorry if this is a duplicate. I had some issues trying to send the first time. We have been going to Saratoga to enjoy the races for 6yrs now. 5 of those 6yrs we've stayed at the Downtowner. We always find the rooms comfortable and impeccably clean. Although this year we were surprised to see our room (325,... More 

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

What nice words about our update!!! Thank you! We do our best to revamp/rehab something each year and this was a big year for the Downtowner. With new beds, mattresses, carpet, new window treatments, closet units, soap dispensers (for the benefit of our wonderful world!!), hair dryers and irons and ironing boards in every room, we are thrilled you appreciate... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as one of three hotels used for a recent family reunion. I think those of us who stayed in the Downtowner got the best deal. The prices were reasonable (pre-race season, of course), the rooms were nice, and everyone wanted to come over to use the pool here. Room price includes a continental breakfast. The selections were... More 

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

How wonderful you all enjoyed so much! I have always thought it would be great to have an entire group book the Downtowner for a family reunion. Imagine having everyone staying at the Downtowner be a part of the same group in our setting. What a treat. Consider it next time! Thanks for your nice review. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel the 3 and 4th of August. It is one of the most welcoming little hotel around. The owner Mary Cae and her staff are so helpful and friendly. After a long day at the track we come back, park and walk to all the fun of the downtown area.

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

And it makes it all the more pleasant to have such pleasant guests!!! We love having you stay with us! See you next year. More 

NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, spotless rooms, and fantastic location. Within walking distance to 20 eateries, short jaunt to the track. You can't beat it. Our 6th year. The free breakfast and pool only enhance a great experience.

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MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments. We are always grateful for such good reviews!! Those years add up quick when you're having fun!! Look forward to having you next summer! More 

Norwell, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here to attend the horse races and some other attractions around town. The location can't be beat. As the name implies it's in the heart of downtown Saratoga which means you can walk to all of the shops, restaurants, bars, parks, etc. We even walked to the race track but it was a good long walk.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Saratoga Downtowner is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Saratoga Springs, New York among wonderful shops, fine restaurants, and great nightlife. The property extends a friendly, personal, and relaxing atmosphere that only a family-owned and operated business can provide. The Downtowner's enclosed Atrium, complete with lovely plants, creates a comfortable social area that surrounds a heated swimming pool. For your summertime pleasure, the Atrium roof retracts to let the sun in! The Saratoga Downtowner takes great pride in providing clean, pleasant, and updated rooms, which have earned AAA approval for 35 years! Discover the convenience of being in the center of the city. Saratoga Downtowner's location and service set the property apart as the place to stay. Wake up and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast or help yourself to coffee or tea anytime. The Saratoga Downtowner is a bit of a throw-back, adding great character to the place. The word "kitchy" is often used by the wonderful guests. The majority of rooms have direct access to the courtyard and indoor swimming pool. All rooms feature individually controlled heating and cooling, a full bath, and expanded cable television. The Saratoga Downtowner is a completely smoke-free property. Complimentary wireless internet is also available throughout the building. The Downtowner offers accommodations for all seasons in Saratoga Springs, a small city rich in history. Throughout the year, the Downtowner offers great deals and special events your family and friends will enjoy! The Downtowner's friendly, caring owner-management will help you plan whatever you'd like to see and do. Experience Saratoga Springs, New York lodging at the Downtowner, and see why so many visitors prefer the Saratoga Downtowner to any nearby Saratoga Springs hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saratoga Downtowner Motel

Address: 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2245
Location: United States > New York > Saratoga Springs
Price Range: $104 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Saratoga Downtowner Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Saratoga Downtowner Hotel Saratoga Springs
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Saratoga Springs
#9 Family Hotel in Saratoga Springs
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