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Columbia, Missouri
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

It's pretty far out of town (about 4 miles), so there's no easy access to food, shopping or entertainment. It is pretty quiet, though - up on a hill, but the houses across the street block a clear view of the lake. The room was a good size, light and bright, very clean. There was a mini-fridge and microwave. The... More 

1 Thank Valderi1
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107 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We selected this property because they were dog friendly and I liked the motel concept with individual room doors opening to the outside. The rooms are dated but very clean with fresh linens and towels. The motel management were very nice and very receptive to our dog. The coffee was ready at 7am with some packaged muffins and I thought... More 

3 Thank bellarosa1
Darien Center, New York, United States
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2012

My husband and I needed a get-away and this place did the trick nicely! Very friendly staff with a huge funky dog and probably the cleanest place we've ever stayed at! We did some hiking at the State Park (beautiful!) and visited Glenora Winery which is a 5 min drive down the road. The room was not fancy by any... More 

3 Thank Karen C
Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2012

I found this motel via AAA triptik and was very pleasantly surprised. The room was very spacious (as was the bathroom) and VERY quiet. In fact, out of several of the motels I used on my vacation through NY, this was one of the better ones! I would recommend this motel to anyone looking for a nice room for a... More 

3 Thank Kathy P
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2011

This was a very clean motel with friendly service. Reasonable price and conveniently located. Roomy!

2 Thank mattsju94
Manchester, NJ
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2010

We have been going to this hotel for several years usually in September or October and always during the week. In the last few years it has gone through several hotel keepers. My husband had called in August to book the same room that we had always stayed in and he calls it our "Honeymoon Suite" and was told that... More 

4 Thank stressreliever
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2010

We stayed here... The lady at the front desk(I assume the owner?) was super nice and friendly! We satyrs the night...it was very clean!

1 Thank kamccoy
North Jersey
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2009

We stayed here in 1977 and my sister left her stuffed turtle music box behind. We called them a couple of days later when we realized where it was and they sent it to us right away. My niece now has the turtle and I still remember their decency in sending to her.

Thank heypally
Mt. Cobb, PA
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2008

We stayed here for a weekend of wine tasting and relaxation and what a great experience! The Chieftain is a simple and exceptionally clean motel. It is definitely not a state of the art facility, which was fine with us. The inn keeper was super friendly and helpful - her dogs were also a great addition to our stay, as... More 

Thank turtle131
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Reviewed 17 July 2006

My sister and I stayed at the Chieftain for our brother's wedding. It is a sweet motel setting with clean rooms and great management. Judy is the manager and she went out of her way to make sure that our stay was wonderful. We highly recommend Judy and the Chieftain Motel

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Additional Information about Chieftain Motel

Address: 3815 State Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9773
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Watkins Glen
Price Range: ₹ 5,250 - ₹ 12,205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chieftain Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“We had a king bed!”
 of 5 bubbles FlowerGirl50, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra amount and request the larger room with the balcony. It does look over the highway but we enjoyed sitting out there with our coffee and a good area for the dog.”
 of 5 bubbles bellarosa1, 27 May 2013 | Read review
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