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The Gideon Putnam

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history of this location is amazing. We appreciated the shuttle service; we were dropped of down town. We walked through the downtown area, visited the lovely shops, had an amazing dinner and when we were ready we made a simple phone call to the hotel and within minutes, we were picked up.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for an overnight visit during a business trip scheduled in downtown Saratoga. My room was clean and very comfortable. I enjoy the property's rich history and friendly faces. The GM took time to introduce himself and made me feel at home as I was checking in. A very nice man, as well a very nice lady helping...

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Jeffrey, yes, I remember meeting you. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our historic hotel, and that you felt well taken care of. I will make sure to share your nice comments with Heather. Thank you for choosing The Gideon Putnam, and we hope to see you again in the near future.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed staying in a historical inn in the lovely park setting. Rooms were clean, comfortable and quiet. Friendly staff. Easy walk to the National Dance Museum or the Roosevelt Spa. Don't miss a soak in the mineral baths.

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

You can't beat a perfect stay! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and we hope you will find time to come see us again.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beautiful old building is comfortable and clean, set in the beautiful Saratoga Park. How can you go wrong. The rooms are quite, the TV's large and the closets are walk in. There are even iPads in the room.

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. To clarify - there are iPads in only a handful of rooms, as part of a test room-service program. The program did not gain traction, therefore, the iPads will be removed soon. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone is so polite and helpful. The staff was very accommodating and polite. I love the shuttle service to take you around town. My party went out for drinks at a local restaurant and it was nice to have the shuttle come pick us up. I love the free coffee in the business room and drank it next to the...

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our staff and hotel. I am glad to hear you managed to stay cozy in the bitter cold! Hopefully your plans will lead you North to The Gideon Putnam again.

Elmira, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid $70 for TWO PEOPLE for brunch. The line was insane, food was slim pickings and cold and most trays were empty. Couldn't even refill my coffee. Then they had the nerve to add a tip. I love the hotel, but this was absolutely ridiculous. Save your money and go to a local diner for breakfast.

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Your traveling companion wrote to us last week and shared the very same feedback. I am sorry we failed to provide you with the brunch experience that so many people have grown to love. I have sent a gift certificate - hopefully you will both return to The Gideon so that we may have another opportunity to better serve you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My company had a holiday party Dec 2016 and it was not very good between the service, the refilling of the food for our clients, we had room special of $99 a night and the rooms were so old and out dated with furniture, the bathroom was much less desirable. there was a party in the next room to ours,...

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

December is the most popular time for holiday parties, therefore, if your group does not fill the entire hotel, there will likely be other parties going on. I am sorry you had to share the hotel with another group, and also that we failed to provide you with faster service. Hopefully your group contact shared this feedback with their sales...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for an event at the Hall of Springs this past weekend. This hotel was beautiful and the environment outside, speechless. The staff is so helpful / very inviting. and the rooms were spacious.

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

We thank you for choosing The Gideon Putnam, and trust you enjoyed your event! The hotel was alive with so much great energy this past weekend. We hope fond memories will lead you back to us again.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, the grounds were stunning, and the food was excellent. It's the first hotel I've stayed at in years that had decent lighting -- a bright overhead light instead of just a bunch of small lamps spread through the room.

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

Thank you for your all around great review of our hotel and staff. Hopefully your future plans allow you to come see us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gideon Putnam has been on my list of places to stay and I finally did and it was exactly what I wanted. I also needed to stay somewhere dog friendly as I have a small dog. I really like older hotels that have lots of character and history - colonial decor and crown molding. I didn't get to stay...

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DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon Putnam, responded to this review

How wonderful that The Gideon Putnam was on your bucket list! Thank you for your appreciation of historic hotels, and for taking time to share that with others. I am so glad that you and your dog loved your stay! Please come see us again.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Some places are just different. You feel it. You sense it. And when you're there it welcomes you. It encourages you, and it leaves you in a better place than when you arrived. A place that is legendary for making people feel better. It's not just a hotel. It's the cure for what ails you. The Gideon Putnm is a classic boutique hotel located in resort-like setting of Saratoga Spa State Park, minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs and the Adirondack Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gideon Putnam

Address: 24 Gideon Putnam Rd, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6218 (Formerly Gideon Putnam Hotel and Conference Center)
Location: United States > New York > Saratoga Springs
Price Range: $129 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gideon Putnam 4*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Gideon Putnam Saratoga Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Saratoga Springs
#3 Spa Hotel in Saratoga Springs
#6 Romantic Hotel in Saratoga Springs
#7 Business Hotel in Saratoga Springs
#11 Family Hotel in Saratoga Springs
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“If planning to share a room with more than 2 people, call to put your reservation and request the larger room in your price tier.”
 of 5 bubbles violinlocket, 1 week ago | Read review
“4th floor on top is the best. I even like the elevator!”
 of 5 bubbles epc777, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“get a room facing the rear of the hotel and overlooking the park”
 of 5 bubbles JeanneC592, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
“I had a top floor basic queen room, this was large and comfortable but being in the dormer did not have much light.”
 of 5 bubbles Bimme, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“We've stayed a number of times. All rooms seem to be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelHollisNH, Jan 20, 2017 | Read review
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