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Quality Inn & Suites
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Schoharie
Bradford, New York
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66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Quality has gone down since we last were here”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2010

We quite often stay at this Holiday Inn Express because it's right off the interstate, easy to get to & had always been very satisfactory accomodations. This time we had a room facing the interstate, so there was noise from the traffic all night long. Plus there were big flood lights shining on that side of the hotel which also illuminated our room too! The bed was so soft and bouncy that my back was killing me by morning. The bathroom was fairly clean, but the water had such an odor to it that I gagged while brushing my teeth. Not sure what that was. The breakfast bar was decent and even offered yogurt as well as eggs, sausage, biscuits, pastries, bagels, etc. We were disappointed with the staff when they didn't even bother to ask how everything was when we checked out. It's a very convenient hotel to stay in, but maybe we'll go further up the road next time.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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  • Sleep Quality
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Middlebury, Vermont
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2010

We have stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Schoharie repeatedly over the last 4 years because it is only an hour away from Plattekill where our son competes in bike races and is the best hotel we have found in the area. The rooms are pleasant and clean enough and a generous breakfast is available in the mornings. We stayed there three times this summer, in May, July and September, and all three times noticed that the water at the hotel is brownish. The color is noticeable even in a glass of water. We pointed this out to the ladies at the desk and they acted so surprised and asked for our room number - as if this was a problem with the room! The rooms cost about $130/night before taxes - a little steep for brown tap water. But otherwise, the location is convenient and rooms on the south side have a pretty view of the Schoharie valley.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Argyle, New York
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98 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2010

We used this Holiday Inn Express the night before my daughter went to college. The room was basic at best. The beds were hard and not comfortable at all. The room needs updating and smelled of old smoke. The air conditioner was loud and not cooling the room. The breakfast was awful. I have stayed in the regular Holiday Inns and they usually serve something tolerable, but the bananas were brown and the choices lousy! Will drive a little further next time and stay in Albany.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Thank FrogWhizzer_10
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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2010

Did not have high expectations of a hotel located in the middle of cow country. Was pleasantly impressed by this location. My room turned out to be a suite; the king size bed was extremely comfortable, with soft sheets and sleep inspiring pillows. Plus free wi-fi and breakfast.
Only negative was the slow check-in, and my room not being ready despite my checking in after 3 p.m.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled solo
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Thank CB90292
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stamford,ct
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2010

Not Four Seasons but as advertised on line-- much better than reviews. Had room with 2 queen beds. Plenty of space in room. Room also had ironing board, hair dryer, laundry bag and generic toiletries. TV with multiple channels including HBO. Plentiful complimentary breaksfast incuding eggs. Friendly, responsive staff at front desk. Drawbacks: No pool indoor or outdoor so little for kids to do at hotel (small Arcade). Backs up on Rte 88 so some noise in rear rooms.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Thank kn06
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2010

A/c died, toilet clogged, odor in room, poor breakfast choices & no food nearby

  • Stayed August 2010
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Thank Herbsson
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Chicago, IL
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2010

There is only one reason you would want to stay at this Holiday Inn Express -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame is nearby. It's approx. 30 miles via country roads. You would think that the front desk would help some guests with info regarding this major tourist attraction. Instead, we got ugly looks and questioned as if we were crazy to drive back to Cooperstown for the festivities.

I'm guessing they were well aware of the festivities - the inflated price of $180+ a night could ONLY be due to the Hall of Fame induction weekend.

The hotel itself is very old and dated. You can tell it was converted to a Holiday Inn Express. The hallway carpeting had a musty odor to it, and the rooms were very dated. I'm not asking for high def TVs, but everything just looked worn down a bit.

Some of the food at the breakfast bar was cold when it was supposed to be hot. Orange juice machine was broken.

When you compare these little things with the money you paid, you feel like you were ripped off a bit.

If you are considering this hotel, I'd recommend trying a little harder for a hotel in Cooperstown proper. There is also a closer Holiday Inn Express a little closer to the Baseball HoF. That one might cost a little more, but it may be worth it since the drive to this one is a bit much for the "savings".

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Quality Inn & Suites
Address: 160 Holiday Way, Schoharie, NY 12157-5206 (Formerly Days Inn and Suites Schoharie)
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Location: United States > New York > Schoharie
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Schoharie
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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