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Clarkson Inn
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence
Massapequa, New York
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Great place”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

We have stayed there quite a few times when my son went to college at Potsdam and it is by far the best place in that area. We had to stay at other place because this hotel gets booked fast and did not find one that was as clean, nice and just a wonderful place to stay at.

Room Tip: Love the rooms overlooking the river. Sleeping is great, no noise and very accessible to places to...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Utica, New York
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Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Was very impressed with this hotel which is conveniently located in downtown Potsdam. The rooms are lovely and immaculate. The grounds outside have a beautiful view overlooking the river. The room rates were quite reasonable. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Wyckoff, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We recently stayed at the Clarkson Inn while visiting Clarkson University and would without hesitation and highly recommend this hotel when staying in the Potsdam area....if I ever get back there, I would definitely stay at this hotel again. Staff was extremely friendly.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Plattsburgh, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed August 29, 2013

You could have the cleanest Hotel, but if you don't have the politeness of Staff why would you return? I met Ms. Deb at the concierge desk ( how I wish I get her last name) she was the sweetest thing. you know the type that get personable not just here's your key. I didn't even see a cell phone! then I met Mr. George LaVighne (sp?) He was the Manager. Had a great handel on all his staff. Very nice man. every Employee mad eye contact and had a friendly Then I met Gary P. he was the Maintenance Guy. (He was George's right hand man) He is the type of guy that knows every inch of the Buildings and Grounds. George keep Gary's to do list up ongoing i'm sure. Very Nice Place. Hope you get you book bucket list read Ms. Deb. Best wishes to you all. see yo in the future

Room Tip: try to get one facing the river. also a nice relaxing walk right behing the Hotel
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Webster, New York
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I have stayed here every year for the last 7 years. Rooms are immaculate, right sized, with real comfortable beds. Decor and ambiance creates a restful place. The staff is most accomodating.
Free tea and coffee in the lobby. Food is good.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Burnt Hills, New York
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Clarkson Inn in downtown Potsdam on the Friday evening that we dropped our son off at college. The hotel is beautifully decorated, with classic dining room and parlor downstairs, and large, also beautiful rooms upstairs. We had a room facing the Raquette river, which meandered along peacefully. The queen sized bed was very comfortable, with extra pillows, and the AC, microwave, refrigerator, and wireless connections all worked flawlessly. One good point was also a bad point....the hotel is right downtown, at the corner of main and market street. Good, because restaurants, movies, shopping, bookstores, etc are a short walk away. Bad because there were a couple of sirens during the night. Other than that, the room was quiet with the windows closed. The staff were polite and helpful, especially when we needed to use their business "corner" to access and print a document. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who is willing to pay a few dollars extra for a quality room.

Room Tip: Rooms facing the river are picturesque.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

Came to Potsdam to drop our daughter off at Music Camp for the first time and were very happy for the respite provided by Clarkson and its staff. Lovely inn with lots of special touches which are really appreciated by parents sending young children off. Rooms are well appointed and service is there when you need it. Would definitively recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Clarkson Inn
Address: 1 Main St, Potsdam, NY 13676-2046
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Location: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Potsdam
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Potsdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarkson Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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