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hudson, ny
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Rarely review a lodging business but this one needs to take a look at dozens of details. Start with the desk clerk, totally unwelcoming, could' t find even a cup of tea for us after a long drive to get there. The polyester sheets are rough thin and terrible to sleep on, the mattresses, are old and worn out. The... More 

6 Thank herbalthyme
FrontOffice1925, General Manager at Colgate Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Colgate Inn with us during your recent visit to Hamilton. After reading your review we cannot apologize enough that we did not meet your expectations. Here at the inn, we deeply pride ourselves in delivering the best possible guest experience. Our entire staff was alerted to this review and took it very... More 

New York City, New York
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112 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Who does not love the inn? Whether it is a quick lunch during the weekend or a long dinner at night the inn is always fun. Trivia Wednesday's are the best and what I miss most about my time at Colgate. Sunday morning brunch is always a huge hit and the staff is always extremely accommodating. Highly recommend!

4 Thank Brandon F
Cape Coral, Florida
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

If you can get beyond the apparent disinterest of the desk staff, the Colgate Inn is a charming and unique hotel. I submitted a reservation request through the Inn's website and, after ten days without a response, then called the desk. The clerk advised that there were no rooms available on the days I will be in Hamilton. When I... More 

3 Thank David S
FrontOffice1925, Front Office Manager at Colgate Inn, responded to this review

First and foremost my sincere apologies in the tardiness of this reply. In a computer upgrade on January 1 to increase our company communications our automatic notifications from Tripadvisor ceased. Another faithful guest brought your review to our attention just this morning. Thank you for your candid review of our front desk’s customer service. Your feedback is invaluable to us,... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We really like the Colgate Inn. Hamilton is a charming town and there are few other decent options in the immediate vicinity. The public spaces are great. The lobby is warm and comfortable and the restaurant and bar are excellent. The rooms are very small and can be noisy. We have also had some challenges with the air conditioning in... More 

2 Thank DK1960
New York City, New York
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83 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

This is my third visit to The Colgate Inn. I stayed before the renovation, right after it and just this week. The room was perfectly comfortable, good bathroom but I paid far more than my last visit and felt a little taken in...I was told that $199. was the rate despite rooms being listed from $129. a night. Since the... More 

1 Thank Writer46
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64 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

I stayed overnight with my son, who is looking at Colgate Univ. The room wasn't spacious, but it's an old Inn and thus doesn't have some of the 'cookie cutter' amenities and advantages of a chain. The room was very clean, and nicely furnished. It was a bit on the dark side with two lamps running incandescent bulbs. The The... More 

2 Thank Roycethevoice
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80 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Colgate U has a hometown hotel to be proud of - traditional in style that is in keeping with the history of the village and the university. Clean, well designed rooms, great bar, good meals. I only wish there were more rooms available.

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Huntington, New York
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I had recently stayed at the Hamilton Inn for a family wedding. The hotel room I stayed in was a king. It was large with a few chairs and a desk also in there. The bathroom had a large shower ( no tub) and the vanity, sink & mirror were on the outside making it easy for 2 people to... More 

Thank Lenore D
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

I stayed one night in a double room. The beds were a little sqweaky but i used ear plugs so it didn't bother me. The hotel is a beautiful renovated old building. The staff was super nice and the food at the restaurant was delicious

Thank Eliana G
Tampa Bay, FL
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

The hotel is simply pretty! The staff is friendly & accommodating, beds were comfortable, & location was perfect for proximity to the wedding we were attending & the town square. The shower was amazing - in short, "water pressure" - that's what is missing from most places these days. The restaurant was fantastic! Try the parmesan truffle fries - you... More 

1 Thank Barbara R

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Colgate Inn
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Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Colgate Inn

Address: 1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346
Region: United States > New York > Hamilton
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
Colgate Hotel Hamilton
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“Ask for one of their phenomenal suites overlooking Hamilton town square.”
 of 5 bubbles JPK_YVR, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Romantic rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MADELINES816, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Steer clear of #14 and #16 as rather small and off the elevator and staircase.”
 of 5 bubbles qwerty35, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay at the hotel but the areas we visited were very clean and well done.”
 of 5 bubbles P2639VGpaulh, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I think it would be best to get a room overlooking the town square”
 of 5 bubbles primavera87, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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