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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this facility is very convenient...for that we were thankful. The rooms were reasonable but we stayed there twice in one week and both times my room had extremely poor or non working Air Conditioning.....in hot hot weather. The breakfast was very basic....not very good to be honest. The rate was appropriate if not even very fair. The... More 

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AuSable Forks NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town just for one night and booked the night before, this was the only motel available with a pool and a breakfast in our price range ($100 or less). The room they gave us smelled just awful as soon as you opened the door. It wasn't smoke or pets, just a very strong musty/dirty smell. I went... More 

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Christiansburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Front desk staff was very nice, breakfast area was pretty good, 24 hr Starbucks coffee and popcorn is a nice touch. Pool area was a decent size with places to sit and it's gated. Smoking area with picnic tables and a shelter was very nice. You can tell the hotel is older but they did a pretty good job on... More 

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Mississauga Ont. Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The Inn was easy to get to right off the highway. Front desk ladies were very courteous and helpful as were all the other staff. Entrance was clean bright same as breakfast area. Good selection of breakfast food no shortage. Rooms were spacious and clean beds very comfortable pillows were great. Lots of restaurants and shopping within easy walking distance.... More 

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Thank nemurh
Ottawa, Canada
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82 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is our go-to hotel for shopping trips to Watertown. Some changes have been made like the closing of the restaurant but it is still a very reliable place. Friendly check-in staff, clean rooms, lots of parking, and great room amenities keep bringing us back. The only negatives we experienced was the breakfast buffet was mostly depleted of warm dishes... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This hotel is a real "find" in northern NY and conveniently located just to the right off of Exit 45 if you're heading north on I-81. It lies just outside of Watertown but is within easy distance of good food opportunities and supermarket. Breakfast there involves bagels, doughnut, eggs and sausage, fruit (real), cereal and Starbucks or a coffee machine... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I have stayed at the Inn several times over the years. I remember when they still had the doors off the ground floor rooms to the parking lot. I loved unloading the car and bringing the dog in without going through the hall. They were always accommodating about traveling with a pet. One review said the Inn was from the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Really liked this hotel. It was within walking distance of the salmon run mall and many restaurants. The Inn has room with more design character then the standard hotel room and many antiques/chandeliers throughout the property. The breakfast was hot and cold items and very tasty and a lovely dining area. Friendly staff as well. I would definitely stay here... More 

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1traviler, Owner at The Inn at 81, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We absolutely love positive feedback, and we are happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Penfield, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed here while visiting my daughter and family for Memorial Day Weekend. This place is a good value. We had a King bed room that was quite comfortable with a microwave and fridge. Nice bed and pillows. The wifi worked fine; they seem to have fixed the problem others mentioned. The breakfast included hot foods and a wafflemaker. They... More 

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1traviler, Owner at The Inn at 81, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and that we could meet your needs. We are looking forward to seeing you again, and I'm sure you will enjoy our pool! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I recently stayed at this establishment and was extremely disappointed. I rented a handicap room. There were ants crawling on the bathroom floor, the toilet did not flush and the bathroom sink did not drain. I did not attempt to use the shower due to all the malfunctions. I informed the person at the front desk and her only comment... More 

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1traviler, Owner at The Inn at 81, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear your stay with us was unpleasant. The problems with your specific room have since been resolved. Any employee of ours cares about our customers and their needs, however we do apologize for any miscommunication you may have had with our staff. We do appreciate your business, and would welcome you for a second chance... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn at 81 Watertown includes more of what you want when traveling to Northern New York State! We are a completely renovated and upgraded property with all our improvements completed for 2011. Take advantage of our complimentary hot breakfast served daily, and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms. Additionally, every guest room comes equipped with microwaves, mini-fridges and cable TV. The Inn at 81 Watertown is your best value near the Thousand Islands, Fort Drum, the Great Lakes Seaway Trail, and the entire Northern New York region. We offer the perfect accommodations whether you are in town to visit family stationed at Fort Drum, home to the Army's 10th Mountain Division, or to enjoy a weekend shopping trip from across the 1000 Islands Bridge. We are less than 1 mile from the newly expanded shopping district which includes the Salmon Run Mall, Sam's Club and Wal-Mart. A reminder to our friends from Kingston, Ontario - we are only 25 miles from the Canadian border! Adventure enthusiasts come to experience 14 sets of class III and IV rapids along the Black River. There's snowmobiling at Tug Hill Plateau and snowboarding and skiing throughout the Dry Hill and Thompson Park area. We offer plenty of parking for snowmobile travelers in the winter and are within a few minutes of multiple access points for the Black River. So whether you are Whitewater kayaking, flat water paddling, snowmobiling or skiing we've got you covered at The Inn at 81 Watertown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at 81

Address: 1190 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 (Formerly Quality Inn and Suites)
Location: United States > New York > Watertown
Price Range: $82 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at 81 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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