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Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge
Ranked #16 of 16 Hotels in Cooperstown
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21 reviews
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“Spartan but clean”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Rooms are neat and clean but with few amenities. It does offer one of the best rates near Cooperstown. Continental breakfast is bare bones coffee and mini muffins. Big screen TV was great for late Olympics coverage.

  • Stayed July 2012
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RedCarpetCooperstown, General Manager at Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge, responded to this review, August 2, 2012
Thank you for telling it like it is. We make very effort to provide a good, clean room at an affordable price.
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Weedsport, New York, United States
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

I travel for work often and often make mental notes of hotel room conditions. If a hotel room is in tip-top shape and is being cleaned properly, a customer will walk into the room with the feeling that nobody else was ever there...and YES there are some hotel rooms I have had that feeling in Not so true at this hotel.

First thing I noticed was the old worn out carpet. Next was the water stained ceiling tiles. Then the out dated particle board "fake oak" furniture.

Nice TV and strong WIFI signal though!

Entered the bathroom and immediately noticed the blackened (mildew?) grout on the floor. Spepped up the tub to see what was on top of the enclosure. Yup, plenty of dust and misc hair particles.

At this point, I was afraid to lift up the mattress to take a peek!

Sound proofing from the room above was far from adequate. I could hear every footstep and creek from the people above. It's gonna be a long sleepless night I imagine...

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Jim T
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RedCarpetCooperstown, General Manager at Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge, responded to this review, July 20, 2012
Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. I am certainly disappointed in what you encountered during your stay. I wish you had let us know so we could have moved you to another room. We take pride in providing our guests with clean, comfortable rooms and will be taking the necessary steps to ensure another guest does not have the experience you did.
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Montreal, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Being in town for a wood bat tournament, not to many hotel left so for the first time I started reading the reviews, Everything that was said was true, the location was super, the room clean, just a few minutes drive from Cooperstown, Dream Park, the fun park ect... The price was good considering it's summer and the dreams park tournament is on, the staff was friendly, I would consider staying here again.

Room Tip: a/c works great it was in the 90' on Friday when we check in.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank linda b
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, General Manager at Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge, responded to this review, July 11, 2012
Thank you very much for your kind words.
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Upstate NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2012

I had a conference in the area, and was precluded from staying at the Otesaga. This was less than a 10 minute drive away. Definitely a no-frills sort of place, but clean, cool, and had a lovely TV and free wi-fi. For those of you traveling Rt. 28, there are 2 Red Carpet Inns, but this is the one close to Cooperstown and about 15 miles from the other location which is closer to I-88.

Room Tip: Room 25 is an end unit with 2 double beds, so you're only sharing one wall.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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1 Thank UpstateNYLawchick
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, General Manager at Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge, responded to this review, June 27, 2012
Thank you for the wonderful review!
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Connecticut, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2012

There are a lot of pricey places to stay in Cooperstown. We go every year to the Ommegang brewey for Belgium Comes To Cooperstown Festival, which is the "Woodstock" of beer fests. We camped at the festival the first time we went and decided to find a hotel next time so we could actually sleep. This is about 3 or 4 miles from the brewery, so we can hang out with friends there at their campsite, wander around to the brewers sites......which is the cool thing to do. ...people who you've never met are pouring you rare beers or inviting you to their onsite pig roast. Awesome fest !....then drive back to the hotel where a hot shower and soft bed await.
This place fits the bill. The rooms are nothing special , but they are clean, roomy, the TV is decent and there's a refrigerator in the room. It's not as expensive as most other places in the area.
The first few years we called the desk guy ( owner ?)" Mr Grumpy" because he was the least friendly motel person we had met; but the last two stays, he's been pretty nice....small talk even ! Maybe he's discovered Belgian beer !
Worth considering this place......won't break the bank.

Room Tip: Visit Ommegang, even if you're not a beer geek. It's a beautiful Belgian style brewery locat...
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Outsidealot
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RedCarpetCooperstown, Manager at Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge, responded to this review, June 20, 2012
Thank you for the nice review. I'm sorry if the desk clerk appeared grumpy in the past and will address the issue.
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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2012

This motel lived up to trip advisor expectations. It was clean, inexpensive, friendly staff and within 10 minutes of dreams park. It did not have alot of frills, but extremely convenient and priced well compared to other hotels and houses for rent. We were half way between Cooperstown and Dreams field. We would stay here again if we had another of our grand kids in the tournament. no poold or resturant, but continental breakfast.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank harborctylover
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Schaghticoke, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2011

Cooperstown has always been way overpriced on lodging, even in the off-season, to the extent that I think it substantially hurts tourism. I need to be there one night, having a meeting the next day at the Otesaga, solely for the six hours I was going to be able to sleep and the time it took to shower and get out in the morning. Traveling alone, I wouldn't pay $350 for the Otesaga (though I probably would have if my wife was able to come). The Red Carpet is an old-fashioned motel south of Cooperstown, but was what the doctor ordered in this case. Relatively affordable in light of the other rates around and clean was what I needed and got.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
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Property: Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge
Address: 4909 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326-5224
Location: United States > New York > Cooperstown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #16 of 16 Hotels in Cooperstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Carpet Inn & Suites Leatherstocking Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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