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“The Otter Creek is a great location run by friendly people great treatment.”
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Otter Creek Inn
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Alexandria Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Lakeport NY
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The Otter Creek is a great location run by friendly people great treatment.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2009

This is the second year with Otter Creek ,we work for a magazine that covers the River Run and we found the area Otter Creek is located perfect a nice distance to the excitement, but also a great place to walk back to from the excitement The owners are super friendly and run the place as it should be run smoothly..The blus fest in the bay is coming up in Sept and we will be staying there then also.
We have also made sure to reserve it for the 4th River Run next year.Nice rooms fridge large rooms comfortable and affordable.A short stroll to everything you need to see or do in the Bay

  • Stayed June 2009
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Arkport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2009

Have stayed at Otter Creek Inn for several years and have always had a very good experience. The owners have always been courteous and helpful. It is very clean and neat and is located close to downtown. Would and have recommended Otter Creek to many people and they have told us that they liked it and would stay there again.

John & Linda, Arkport, NY

  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with friends
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NYC
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2008

I stayed here over the summer and it was the worst motel experience I had ever had. Rude staff, ugly furniture, and overpriced. I wouldn't even let my dog stay here! This motel is surly a blemish in an otherwise very quaint town.

  • Disliked — rude staff
  • Stayed June 2008
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2 Thank MadMenNYC
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ABay_Otter, Owner at Otter Creek Inn, responded to this review, October 16, 2008
Our motel, Otter Creek Inn, does not have rude staff or ugly furniture, nor are we over priced (refer to the price list of lodgings at the Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce). Otter Creek Inn is the only AAA Approved lodging in the area. We continuously pass all AAA and NYS Department of Health inspections with great reviews. We work very hard to make sure that our guests enjoy their visit to Otter Creek Inn, Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands Region. We want guests to return to Alexandria Bay. If this reviewer had brought their complaint to us, we would have done our best to resolve the issue. We understand that we can’t please everyone, but this review is simply not true.
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Lachenaie, QC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2008

Stayed at the Otter Creek mid-july for 4 days. We are a family of four and needed a place offering dockage for our boat we were bringing along.

We found this place clean and quiet, and it's well located right on the water. Owners are running it tightly and were very accomodating. Docks, grounds and the property overall are well maintained. Yes the rooms show their age and have minimal amenities, but it's reasonably priced. And then the 1000 Islands is a place to enjoy the outdoors!

I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for a quiet & relaxing stay. If you you're bringing a boat along it's one of the best place I've seen, with launch ramp right on site. Hint: inquire about the docking fee and trailer parking space availability upon reservation however.

  • Liked — Located right on the water, perfect for boating
  • Disliked — Rooms a little dated
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with family
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1 Thank LaurIsa_8
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Greece New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2008

Decided to take a long weekend in Alexandria bay and stayed at the Otter Creek Inn . Accomidations were excellent, clean and spacious rooms. People couldn't have been any nicer. just a wonderful weekend and we can't wait to come again.

  • Stayed August 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank O3P
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Rochester New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2008

Spent a wonderful weekend at the Otter Creek Inn. Very clean and quiet. Close to all the sites and the owners were extremely helpful with all my questions. Would totally recommend this place to all my friends.

  • Liked — Large clean rooms
  • Disliked — having to leave
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank albrco
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USA
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2008

I stayed here for a few nights, and it was one of the nastiest places I have ever stayed. The furniture was old; the bedding was worn and stained. I would not stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank JollyHoliday001
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ABay_Otter, owner at Otter Creek Inn, responded to this review, October 16, 2008
Our motel, Otter Creek Inn, is not old, dirty or nasty. It is the only AAA Approved lodging in the area. We continuously pass all AAA (Automobile Association of America) and NYS Department of Health inspections with great reviews. We work very hard to make sure that our guests enjoy their visit to Otter Creek Inn, Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands Region. If this reviewer had brought their complaint about their room to us, we would have done our best to resolve the issue. We understand that we can’t please everyone, but this reviewer’s statement is simply untrue.
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Property: Otter Creek Inn
Address: 2 Crossmon Street Ext, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1800
Location: United States > New York > Alexandria Bay
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Alexandria Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Otter Creek Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are located in picturesque Alexandria Bay on Otter Creek with main channel access and close to museums, golf, miniture golf, tennis, hiking, go-carts, Scuba diving and other family entertainment. We are 2 blocks from downtown and within walking distance to restuarants, boat tours, shopping, boat rentals, park with swimming beach, fishing and guides, and night entertainment. We also offer picnic tables, gas grill, lawn chairs, adjacent boat ramp, fishing from our docks and boat dockage by the foot. All rooms are smoke-free with two double beds or one king bed, AC/heat, full shower, cable TV, telephones and refrigerators. Coffee and microwave available in the office. Locally we have the best ameneties for a reasonable price. ... more   less 
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