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Fair Wind Motel & Cottages

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Family oriented Motel and River Cottage rental in the heart of the Thousand Island tourist region of northern New York state
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
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All reviews the cottages fair winds screened in porch heated swimming pool lawrence river fire pit beds were comfortable short walk
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great location. Sandy is awesome! We had reserved a cabin for a week and decided to head up a day early. Sandy set us up for a night in the motel. Communication is excellent and she is very helpful. Check in was a breeze and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Rooms were clean and beds were comfortable. A short walk down to the St. Lawrence river with a dock for fishing. There is a pool and a gazebo for sitting and relaxing with your morning coffee. Great place to stay and would definitely stay there...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Explorer798503
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to FairWinds Cottages. We recently acquired a Yorkie and needed accommodations that are pet friendly. The cottage we rented was amazing. The air conditioning was cool in the but wasn’t needed with the co breezes coming off the river. Our...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Kelley W
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This place is within walking distance to a famous "destination" restaurant and that is one of the reasons we chose to stay there. We stayed in the motel, not the cottages. The cottages looked nice. Do not be put off by the "run down" look...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I am so glad I found Fair Winds Cottages. We just got back from spending 2 weeks there in the Cottage (#2) it was the end one with perfect water view. Very clean and comfortable. And we were able to bring our two small Goldendoodles....More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Rita P
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"They have cottages down closer to the water."
Explorer798503
28 Aug. 2018
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"All the cottages are at a nice angle so each one has a great view of the water, Cottages 1 and 2 are at the..."
S6772MZritap
12 Aug. 2017
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"Some of the rooms are quite small. Room #7 is one of the larger rooms. Very nice."
wagsanders
9 Sep. 2016
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"Honestly avoid the motel at all costs, stay in the sleeping cabin or a cottage if you stay there at all."
leannel558
31 Aug. 2015
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United StatesNew YorkClayton
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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