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Braintree, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a great little gem in the Henderson Harbor area. My brother and I were looking for a place to stay after a long day on our motorcycles. We like small friendly motels as opposed to the national chains so we choose the Aspinwall Motel and I am glad we did. Barb made our reservation and she and Gary were...

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Hey thanks for the review! Always glad to have riders come in so I can at least share their stories since I haven't ridden in a while. Glad you enjoyed your stay and got home safely. The reviews are a big help getting the word out to travelers. Have to get going on the MG when it cools off a...

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Barbara who owns the motel puts her heart and soul into her business. She is wonderful and that is why the place is too. We arrived after my husband had been staying in a Radisson for a week where everything was broken, including the laundry area. Barbara rescued us letting us do his laundry in her washers and then drying...

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review! Glad you liked our little place. Barb does get carried away with the scent thingies but they can be removed if not tolerated. At least they're less than the spray bombs some places use. Thanks again and enjoy your getaway. Gary

Reviewed 28 May 2016

The most important thing when staying in a motel is that it is spotlessly clean. The Aspinwall exceeds even that high standard. And even more importantly it is run by Barb and Gary Bowman who are as friendly and down-to-earth as you could ever hope. The coffee room in the motel had fresh brewed coffee every morning and some wonderful...

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review! They're a great aid to our reputation as competent establishment. We enjoyed talking with you and pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in the area. Have a great summer, Barb n Gary.

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Our experience started with the phone call to reserve a room , The owners were so nice and easy to talk to , and the day of check in I got lost (my fault completely). I called the office and they talked me through the directions until i got there. upon arriving it was like they had known me forever....

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Rochester, NY
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Best motel ever. The friendly owners obviously take pride in providing clean, comfortable, well-appointed rooms. No detail has been overlooked to ensure a very pleasant stay. The coffee/snack room is a nice touch, as are the picnic tables outside.

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Thank for the review! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and offered your comments. It's been a busy summer and we look forward to some downtime. Have a good fall and winter and we hope to see you in the new year. Barb n Gary

Reviewed 31 August 2015

a wonderful and lovely, romantic place. The owners (Barb and Gary) are very nice and friendly persons. A Motel as you find it in films. Cabel TV is included. A breakfast location and a convenience store just beside.

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the good review! So glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come again to say hello when you're the area. Barb n Gary

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The proprietress welcomed us upon arrival and provided a wealth of information about the facility and surrounding area. Comfortable rooms, shared common area and seats outside to watch the sunset. For early risers just looking for a snack before getting on the water, pastries, coffee and tea are provided, but the diner next door is really the way to do...

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Glad you liked your stay! We're not the Ritz Plaza but we know what works for us and the area. Clean and convenient works for our short season in the north country. Our guests come back again and again and we get to know what they need. Reviews are our best advertising. Thanks again, Barb n...

Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 July 2015

barb and gary are great!!! the motel is clean and friendly. location is great walking distance to the harbor. the trolley ice cream stand is also within walking distance, yummy!!! the cherrystone restaurant out front has good food and a really friendly wait staff. we traveled north to a local store that was nicely stocked with items, and great pizza,...

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Summer is over and we are tired but we are glad to hear you liked our place. After 15 seasons we have learned what works for our guests. Not much flash but clean and hospitable. Have a good fall and easier winter and see you in 2016. Gary

Baldwinsville, New York
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We had a family reunion in the harbor and required extra room for family and the band. Our hosts, Barb and Gary were very gracious and accommodating. Our room had a double bed and two twin beds and included a small refrigerator. It was relatively quiet and close to the Cherry Tree Inn which was convenient (walking distance) for breakfast....

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motelgary, Owner at Aspinwall Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are pleased our efforts are appreciated. Henderson Harbor is a great spot for the summer and we are here to help our guests enjoy themselves. Barb n Gary

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I picked this motel because it was built in the 80s so it shouldn't be in too bad condition, sure enough it wasn't! We checked in and she explained how there is coffee in the supply closet area and your key will open it. They also have some little Debbie Pastries for breakfast. Though it is right next door to...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer 24 modern rooms (1988) with heat,A/C,cable and ample parking for boaters and vacationers. Located on the historic Aspinwall Homestead (est. 1806) where the Aspinwall family participated in the Underground Railway. Relax after a day on Lake Ontario or a long trip. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aspinwall Motel

Address: 8544 County Route 178, Or 8544 Military Highway( Old Name), Henderson Harbor, NY 13651-5135
Region: United States > New York > Henderson Harbor
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Aspinwall Hotel Henderson Harbor
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“If you are not getting up early to go fishing ask for a room on the backside.”
 of 5 bubbles lucyonvacation, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“This motel is on a rural road so I believe all of the rooms will be very quiet. We faced the road and didn't hear a bit of traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 985billg, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“the view is is beautiful of trees and of the Big old house with pretty grounds. And so quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 823pattil, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms have a nice location, all on one floor, we were close the hospitality room.”
 of 5 bubbles lizardluvr54, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask Barb and Gary when you reserve as they are very accommodating. The rooms are all on ground level, good size with refrigerators and AC.”
 of 5 bubbles Boulder_Bill_1, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
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