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Danford's Hotel & Marina
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Port Jefferson
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 2, 2013

Danford's hotel is in the heart of one of the nicest quaint villages on Long Island... Port Jefferson Village. I just love going there to walk around, get ice cream or have dinner. Well, Danford's is in the middle of it all... on the water. Nice, clean, beautiful rooms. We had one with a balcony facing the water... Didn't want to leave. We sat on the balcony and watched the sun set. You can also watch the ferry come & go. from your window you can see people walking along the streets and going to dinner. In the early morning the town is so beautiful and quiet. Just love staing here... can't wait to go back!!!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

Stayed at the Danfords Hotel for a wedding with a group of friends. The room was very spacious, bed super comfortable, shower a welcomed surprise. The views form the hotel are beautiful. The staff was super nice albeit we did wait a little long to get an extra towel. Parking was a little dicey as we got there late afternoon on a Saturday. Wedding the courtyard was beautiful and the reception was wicked fun. The wait staff at the reception were fun and the food was delicious. Highly recommend!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

It is a renovated and upscale hotel at Port Jefferson nearby Stony Brook. Bed is very comfortable. A big couch set and a decent size of a desk and two sets of drawer sets and a closet are enough to take even your family get-away luggage. Their room is spacious with a good size of a bathroom. You can hear ferry noise but it is not that bad. Do not take the water bottle in the room. It is outrageously expensive. They have exercise room in a separate building (you need to walk out from your building) and do not have a swimming facility as far as I know.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

Danfords Hotel is in an unbeatable location along the waterfront with views of Long Island sound from many rooms. The reviews in TripAdvisor vary widely - and it seems that the expectations of some guests are that it is a luxury hotel. It's not. It's comfortable, well kept, and in some ways relaxed - quite like a vacation in a beach town. I found the rooms large, comfortable, clean and complete with the amenities I wanted from free wifi to an ironing board. The front desk was helpful in directing me to retailers in town who might have the obscure item I was searching for, and the team at the front desk happily arranged for a taxi for me early on my departure day. No real complaints at all.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

I stayed one night in the brick building across the street. The room was very large and comfortable. It looked like it had been recently updated. It was spotlessly clean. Complimentary breakfast is served in main building in the restaurant. Self serve cereal selections, breads, muffins, as well as sweet rolls were available. Fresh fruit bowl and juices, also. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with gorgeous hanging flower baskets. I walked along the beach and strolled through the town.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Get ready to drag your luggage across the street and then be advised of the unsecured parking behind a shopping center, and just because you a guest in the hotel don't expect free parking. an do not ask for a bell hop , "We don't do that" Call the front desk more than once with a problem and they hang up. The rooms say air conditioning, yea the unsecured window units,(if they work) hanging out you window on first and second floors. There are no refrigerators T.V. did not work right and you have to walk in the back of poorly lit building for ice in the next building. the flowers out side were covered in bees and flies not to mention the fruit flies floating about the room and around the decaying fruit from the fruit tree outside the Jetty and Galley buildings. The bathroom lighting is dim to say the least ,probably to hide the mold growing in the chipped cork floors. As in other reviews the carpets are soiled. The windows boast plastic blinds "classy", the mattress's are covered in a rubberized mattress pad that was even hotter than the rooms "air conditioning" the mattress's looked soiled as well. If you plan on a quiet stay think again, most rooms are two and three floor walk ups and the sounds of luggage being dragged down the stairs and foot traffic was unacceptable.

Room Tip: hmmm tip for a good room.... drive right buy and find a Hilton
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

My husband surprised me for our 28th wedding anniversary with an overnight stay. This was our first time at Danfords. Champagne was delivered to our room upon arrival. We had dinner and breakfast in the restaurant the food was excellent. The staff was courteous. The room was clean and our balcony overlooked the sound. We plan on coming back on our 30th.

Room Tip: Rooms over looking the sound are my choice of rooms
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 25 E Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1259
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Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Port Jefferson
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Port Jefferson
Price Range: $117 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Danford's Hotel & Marina 3.5*
Number of rooms: 86
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Surrounded by spectacular views of Long Island Sound and nestled in the heart of historic Port Jefferson Village, Danfords Hotel & Marina offers the finest accommodations with contemporary comfort and style. ... more   less 
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