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Port Royal, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 January 2015

The room and service were wonderful. The only issue was the outdated heaters in the room. While everyone will agree excellent heat in the winter is wonderful, there is no way to control it. On the lowest setting it is too hot and off is too cold. Same with the water. My wife an I felt like the most important...

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Northport, NY
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We have stayed at the Clarkson Inn many times when dropping off/picking up, or visiting our daughter at SUNY Potsdam. We love the rooms, the complimentary snacks (especially the water bottles!) and afternoon tea service, the location right in the village, the picturesque views of the river, and the fact that it is NOT a chain hotel. There are a...

1Thank neffieNorthport_NY
George L, General Manager at Clarkson Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, As I am finishing reading your comments regarding your most recent stay with us, here at The Clarkson Inn, I would like to thank you very much for your constructive and positive observations. Also, while I am very sorry to have disappointed you,I am happy to find out,how much you appreciate our hospitality. Furthermore, as a Manager, I...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Well appointed spacious spotless rooms. A personal welcome with snacks and a note. Robes and slippers make relaxing extra comfy. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The doorman is speedy and willing t assist. I really enjoyed my stay and although it is slightly higher than chain hotels its worth it because it's NOT a chain and they make...

2Thank Liz H
Dixon, Illinois
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The owner of this Hotel reallly cares about everything that goes into this Charming establishment. The deatail of how it is decorated, the food, the cleanliness, and the staff were out of this world. The bed was very comfortable. The room was adorable and the lobby was nicely decorated. The food was delicious and the restaraunt was elegant with white...

2Thank Leann B
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2014

The Inn is at the center of Potsdam at the foot of the main street and right on the river. There is a beautiful albeit short walk on the river nearby. SUNY and Clarkson are both under 10 minute walks away. Main street has decent shopping and several good restaurants literally outside your door. The Inn has good character and...

Thank Andy M
Carmel, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2014

my son and I were doing a college visit and stayed at the Clarkson. The room was large, clean and quaint. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had their breakfast. It was very convenient but just ok. I would definitely stay there again.

Thank annhats
Cazenovia, New York
Reviewed 21 November 2014

I drove from Syracuse, NY through a lake effect blizzard to get to my daughters college piano recital and made it to the Clarkson Inn in Potsdam, NY! I left early to beat the storm so even though I arrived 3 hours before check in a room was ready for me. It's so nice to stay in a local inn...

Thank cazclaudia
Hudson River Valley, New York
Reviewed 4 November 2014

From the personalized letter & snacks in room upon arrival to the easy departure , this charming inn is a great getaway if you find yourself in Potsdam. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is the sluggish plumbing which was not a huge nuisance unless you take long showers. Great location within walking distance of restaraunts &...

Thank jmbc04
Jersey Shore
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Spent a weekend here while visiting Clarkson University. Great location - right in the center of town. We were able to walk to the college bookstore and out to dinner. Clean, large rooms. Staff was pleasant and friendly. Great breakfast.

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the inn on our last night of our week-long 20th anniversary road trip. It was definitely the nicest place that we stayed. We had a room facing the water which made the comfortable room even more enjoyable. Amenities like robes and slippers, daily ice and snacks service were unparalleled. Most unexpected and appreciated...

1Thank Bill D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Clarkson Inn

Address: 1 Main St, Potsdam, NY 13676-2046
Region: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Potsdam
Price Range: $189 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarkson Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“If you can get a room on the backside, they overlook the river/park.”
 of 5 bubbles joshualegg, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the river”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Iamfromphilly, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Riverside rooms have better view”
 of 5 bubbles 1orangetabbycat, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view room”
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