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Coventry
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This was our first stay at the Rainbow Inn. And it will not be our last. We have been coming to Oneonta since our daughter was a freshman in 2013. We have stayed at another local chain motel. We really didn't like it. I figured let's give this place a shot. I am so glad I did. When we pulled...

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Oakland, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel with very clean rooms and great service. Nice lounge/bar area for relaxing. Owners and staff are great. Visited Oneonta fir the first time and was pleasantly surprised and would definitely stay here again.

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I typically shy away from motels but this one was actually not too bad. The room was absolutely huge and the bed was quite comfortable. It appeared that the hotel was undergoing a slight renovation. The carpets in the corridor where the rooms were is not flush with the walls and my room (room 1) was not as up to...

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1Thank cedartree84
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We were trying to find a hotel without much success and noticed this hotel a few miles off the Interstate. The hotel was in very nice condition on the outside, but we could tell the buildings were old. We took a chance and were surprised the rooms had been fully updated, were large and included a refrigerator and a small...

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3Thank LNMH2015
Ogdensburg, New York
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Myself and 2 of my children (9yo & 25yo) stayed here in mid August. We were in room 121. We usually stay at the Hampton Inn or the Marriot when we come to town, but they were booked solid, so we were told about this place by the locals. Check in was quick. We were handed a key with a...

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Reviewed 10 July 2015

My husband and I recently stayed there for one night. We had large room with king size bed. The furniture looked dated and the bed sheet was of poor quality which is something I have not experienced in a long time while staying in hotels or inns. The complimentary breakfast was quite limited. The good thing was the room was...

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1Thank nutrashell
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Rainbow Inn remains my first choice when staying in Oneonta (although I don't normally stay in motels). Very short distance (approx. 1/4-1/2 mile) from Hwy 88 exit, but not readily noticeable from Hwy or exit. Family-owned business. Maria is the usual contact person for registration. She is very helpful and accommodating. Safe and private location but easy access to colleges,...

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1Thank Lisa C
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 11 April 2015

If you are travelling Rte 88 and need a place to stay over night in Oneonta this is the place. Our room was spacious with a small eating area, frig, microwave, coffee maker and even a little outdoor deck! Looks like it was recently remodeled. There is an on-site bar and small pub style restaurant which was a pleasant surprise....

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Oneonta, New York
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The Rainbow Inn is my first choice when I travel to Oneonta, NY for business. My family enjoys staying there with me as well. The property is a family-owned motel that is well-maintained and has beautiful grounds/flowers in season. There is the convenience of an easy on and off Highway 80 and an onsite restaurant/bar "My Father's Place". Additionally, about...

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Maine
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We stayed one night while on a road trip to the northeast. Reasonably priced for a holiday weekend. I normally don't like to stay in motels with outside access. I didn't like the fact that they still use the old metal key rather than a magnetic swipe card. But what bothered me most was the fact that there was NO...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rainbow Inn

Address: 5690 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820
Region: United States > New York > Oneonta
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Rainbow Hotel Oneonta
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“Splurge on a king room if you can. It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles John_Fereira, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for an updated room, one with a deck/balcony. I don't believe that all rooms have been updated.”
 of 5 bubbles Mags2472, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room with a big window!”
 of 5 bubbles dbnyeve, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in all the area hotels and found this to be a superior stay to any of the others. The website photos are accurate!”
 of 5 bubbles GRMac54, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room with a deck!”
  • Comfortable beds
  • Almost like home
 of 5 bubbles DeLibEris, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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