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Caboose Motel

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Hamburg, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2014

After reading up on the Caboose Motel, thought this would be a really unique place to stay overnight with the thought of bringing a group next summer. Sure am glad we tried it out first. Advertised as clean and newly renovated. Certainly not recently renovated (ad says been renting since 1986 and, I do believe the last time renovated). Had...

6Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

We saw this place and thought it would be fun to stay in a Caboose, turns out they have other rooms that aren't in a caboose. Our room smelled like mildew and there were dog hair all over our bed and I found and killed two fleas that were also on the bed!!! I had to spray everything with big...

8Thank Virginia N
Joplin, Missouri
Reviewed 18 April 2014

This motel is what i would call down to earth..Very clean,quite and the owners are fantastic people.Patti was very helpful and if i needed anything it was there before i could turn around...I spent 17 days there and i wouldnt hesitate to stay there again...Staying at the Caboose was alot better then your normal chain hotels...The owners really want your...

2Thank Chuck S
Mason, Ohio
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Outstanding way to spend a night: in a real train caboose. Although rather spartan due to the size, it had a comfortable bed, and was most cozy. Neat way to cap off a little vacation for 2 or with kids. The manager even let us park our Goldwing under the awning so it would not get so wet if it...

Thank Joe S
Haddonfield, NJ
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Can't get much cooler than sleeping in a caboose, especially when you're on a road trip with three young boys! We found this motel on http://roadtrippers.com and immediately knew that we had to make it one of our stops along the way to Canada. You can stay in the motel or one of five refinished caboose (cabeese?). Of course we...

3Thank johnnyonion927
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We really weren't sure what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised with the comfort and cleanliness. Obviously if you have no interest in trains or goofy hotels, then don't stay here, but if you are a rail-fan or just have a good sense of humor, then this is the place for you. Perfect family place if you have some...

3Thank ElectricalEngineer
Reviewed 25 October 2011

What a great experience, probably not the most luxurious of hotel rooms but surely has to be the most fun. What a hoot, literally as there was a sound system in the caboose that played steam train sounds whoo whoo, crazy but cute. There was a lot more space than I had imagined and the small but efficient bathroom was...

5Thank chateauvalens
Kellyville, Oklahoma
Reviewed 29 August 2010

been here for two months with my co-workers workn up the hill behind the place, we all can say that we had a very great stay. The owners are some very good people, Matter of fact just got done with a cook out and bon fire with the folks and had a great time. I stayed in a room the...

4Thank kevrod78
Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 24 August 2010

This review is for the caboose lodging only, not the motel rooms. We stayed here solely for the the unique experience of sleeping in a caboose. It was the perfect place to kick off our tour of silly attractions en route to Niagara Falls from northern Virginia. Upon arriving I was relieved to see that the grounds and exteriors of...

7Thank sir20171
Rochester, NY
Reviewed 25 June 2010

We stayed at this motel 10 years ago and enjoyed it. Needed a place in the area again and so reserved without asking any questions. Well, turns out it's been sold a few times and things have gone downhill. The pool was filled in. The rooms had no ice buckets. If you want ice you go to the main office...

3Thank soccerfamilys

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our motel is a family oriented motel. We have 17 conventional rooms all with fridges, micros, cable t.v., internet that are open year round. We also have 5 fully restored train caboose rooms, the caboose rooms have a bathroom, sitting area, and 2 upper berths and 2 lower berths. The train rooms are only available April thru October (weather permitting). Onsite we have a play area, we also have gas grills, picnic areas and campfire pits all for guest use. Recently we have added a new vending/ guest laundry area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caboose Motel

Address: 60483 State Route 415, Avoca, NY 14809-9639
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Avoca
Price Range: RM275 - RM486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Adds a bit of spice to a vacation night.”
joes126, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you are reserving a caboose. There are other regular motel rooms there onsite, but that isn't what you are there for.”
ElectricalEngineer, 24 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Choose caboose no. 1 Nickel Rate Road as this is further away from the main road.”
chateauvalens, 25 Oct 2011 | Read review
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