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Adirondacks, New York
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232 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed with two younger kids and other than a decent pool, there's not much to do with kids. The arcade is a joke and the continental breakfast is toast and cereal. I know we stayed in the off season and on a holiday but I looked like the hotel is a bit worn down. The bathroom was the worst,... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed over this past weekend and were very disappointed with the room and service. We checked in and went to the casino. We also took in a 50's Mystery Murder Theater which was mediocre at best. We did not return to our room until almost midnight. At that time we discovered there was very little toilet paper and very... More 

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Ticonderoga, New York, United States
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83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Stayed 2 nights midweek. My husband and I had a king room. Check in was easy and the staff was friendly. The property is nice, but this hotel and casino is an older property. Some areas are more updated, like the restaurant we ate at. The rooms are really spacious. The bed was comfy. The pillows were small and lumpy... More 

Thank Susan W
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

i live close to vernon downs hotel/casino/racetrack and i always have a great time here. I usually get two free rooms per month as a comp, because i play the slots here. The rooms are very large with two bed, tv,couch, table & two chairs. small refridgerator, microwave, & coffee pot. There is an ironing board & iron in room.... More 

Thank newyorkersyr
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25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a bad experience in 2 visits last year, so were expecting the downhill slide to continue. But we were pleasantly surprised. The room was much cleaner than during last years visits. We received the trackside rooms that we requested. We enjoyed wandering in the new herb/vegetable garden behind the hotel, facing the track. Thanks to management for making... More 

Thank SumachLad
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I had originally gone to Turning Stone casino to gamble. The next day, I was going back home but, I had heard there was another casino about 15 minutes from Turning Stone so I was "curious" and I hated going home not checking this out first so I decided to take a ride over there and see the difference from... More 

Thank Elaine D
Ithaca, New York
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Vernon Downs hosts world class harness racing and has an awesome, but small, casino...always welcomed like a VIP! The rooms are large, clean and everything you want...The triple 7's Café certainly delivers as does their buffet. What's better than heading downstairs to bet on the ponies, having a few beers, and then spending your winnings in the "racino"?...nothing

Thank donaldtodd240
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We received a deal for a room for $44 for 1 night. When we checked in, Simon, at the desk heard this and gave us a top floor room facing the track (nice touch!). The room was very clean and fresh (I always notice when a room smells clean!) The room was nicely stocked and detailed, we appreciate that. My... More 

Thank michael s
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The casino was fun and food was adequate but the hotel rooms had very dated decor and old beat up furniture and the rooms were dirty. Dust and toenails...yes folks had the toenails of previous guests in our room. The bed was old and uncomfortable and the pillows were about the size of a piece of paper. I'm surprised there... More 

Thank tibby723
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

"And they are making their way around the bend, number 6 is in the lead...but..wait folks....number 5 takes the lead....and, wow what a finish!" That is the rating out of 10 I would give my first experience here at Vernon Downs. As you can tell, I did enjoy the horse racing and to be fair, the service from all staff... More 

Thank Michael P

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Vernon Downs Hotel

Address: 4229 Stuhlman Rd., Vernon, NY 13476
Region: United States > New York > Vernon
Price Range: $170 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vernon Downs Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 173
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“Wifi is not good in rooms, don't count on it.”
 of 5 bubbles mustang4088, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that faces the racetrack-in the morning the horses will trot on the track”
 of 5 bubbles newyorkersyr, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I just tell them I don't want to have children above me!”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineD518, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a racetrack view”
 of 5 bubbles 929michaels929, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you like Jacuzzi tubs, ask for an upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryS218, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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