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Rainbow Motel

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Room & Suite (7)
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible73%
  • 6 Feb. 2016
    “Cheap, friendly staff”
  • 22 Nov. 2015
    “Rehab for pimps, druggies, hoes, and the like!”
24480 State Route 12, Watertown, NY 13601-5012 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pets Allowed
Room Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

I stayed here when I visited Thousand Island. The staff was friendly, always available, and was fun to talk to about sport. He knew his stuff, especially about fantasy football. The rates were very reasonable and the room was clean. The manager made sure that...More

Date of stay: March 2015
2  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This is another of "Watertown's Finest" hotels! Do not stay here! Management was very rude and refused to refund room! The rooms are disgusting, cock roaches, bed bugs, and someone took a crap on the floor that had not been cleaned up. Quite a pile!...More

Date of stay: November 2015
7  Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The room was cheap, we booked with 1 day notice...only place with open rooms...now we know why! First inkling this was a really BAD move...The place was falling apart. But we checked in anyway . Things got worse & worse. There were people hanging out...More

Date of stay: July 2015
10  Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Staying at this motel was like stepping back in time - to the 1980s. Decor and furniture was dated and the TV was an old one - at least it was color and had a remote. And the room did have a working air conditioner....More

Date of stay: August 2015
3  Thank katden92
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The most horrible hotel in my life! Everything is disgusting: microwave all dirty, the refrigerator doesn't cool at all and the towels and bedsheets are nasty!!! Please, if you can stay in other place and want to enjoy your vacation do NOT stay here!!!!

Date of stay: June 2015
3  Thank Kate H
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If you’re looking for a budget friendly motel in Watertown, look no further than Rainbow Motel. For More those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Watertown, Rainbow Motel is located a short distance from Public Square (5.4 km) and Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument (5.4 km). Guest rooms include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a telephone. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests, and Rainbow Motel makes getting online easy, with free wifi. If you like bangers and mash, Rainbow Motel is conveniently located near Coleman's Corner, which is known for serving up this local favorite. Watertown also is known for some great bowling alleys, including Seaway Lanes, which are not too far from Rainbow Motel. The staff at Rainbow Motel looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 53 - USD 72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rainbow Hotel Watertown
United States > New York > Watertown
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 53 - USD 72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rainbow Hotel Watertown
United States > New York > Watertown
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Room & Suite (7)
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"Sleep in your car...or in a ditch...it would be safer & cleaner."
21 Aug. 2015
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"Do not stay here EVER."
21 Feb. 2012
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