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    Colonial Inn & Motel

    701 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1303
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good30%
    • Average25%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible2%
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    “ice cream” (36 reviews)
    “waffle cone” (4 reviews)
    “pottery shop” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Wheelchair Access
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    Pool
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 89 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Did not stay at the Inn, but the went to the ice cream & gift shop several times during my 4 day stay in Watkins Glen. Cute little gift shop with some interesting things and amazing, delicious ice cream - especially the vegan pistachio!!

    Thank Lori A
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I picked this place based on proximity to downtown and price. I was happily surprised at the comfort given the price. Stay in the Inn (main building) given the chance. I cannot speak for the motel part. It is stumbling distance from downtown!

    Thank Will M
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    This is an Inn...not a hotel. Located right next to Watkins Glenn Park and on the Main drag - so walking distance to all (less than a block from Park entrance and "in town") Yes, it is old and dated, with tiny, horrible wall paper...More

    Thank InTheBucket
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    The Colonial Inn has friendly staff, delicious homemade ice cream, a small gift shop area, free wifi, comfortable beds, a nice size fridge, tv, etc.. There are nice tables and chairs and a few wooden rocking chairs towards the front of the Inn. It's a...More

    Thank Kathy C
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    Booked a room for a girls weekend trip. Called 15 times on the Monday before our Friday check in to confirm our room. No answer at all. They did answer Tuesday morning and assured us that we were all set. Asked about shuttling to the...More

    1  Thank Jeannie L
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$ 87 - US$ 183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Finger Lakes >
    • Watkins Glen
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    Room Tips
    "Stay in the Inn...I cannot speak for the motel part"
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    "The main house appeared to be less run down."
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    "don't stay in the main building"
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    "Might want to ask to be inside the main building rather than the outside 'motel' - however, we..."
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