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Saratoga Downtowner Motel

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Cortland, New York
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The motel employees were so very helpful and friendly. We thought we would have a hair dryer which we did not. We hung out by the pool and it was very relaxing and comfortable. There was alot of helpful information regarding local eatings places and places to visit.

Thank jvanliew
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

It is always so nice to hear the staff has had a positive impact on our guests' stay at the Downtowner. I say sitting around our 'indoor-outdoor' pool with the retractable roof is like being on an oasis in the heart of the city. Hair dryers, ironing boards and irons have always been available at the front desk and are...

Scotts Valley
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Yes, the facility is old but is remarkably clean and tidy. For its location in downtown Saratoga Springs, the room was very quiet. The front desk employees were wonderful with suggestions and responsive to our needs. The breakfast was more than adequate---was available early but also to the late sleepers. No frills but the location is priceless.

Thank SueRScottsValley
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Location! Location! Location! is what makes it so great. Add clean rooms, reasonable rates and pleasant staff and it makes for a nice review like yours! Thanks.

Herrick Center, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Recently renovated (new mattress, bedding, TV, carpet, etc.), comfortable hotel room, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and great cleaning staff. We left our car parked in the lot a walked to great restaurants, shops, etc. We will definitely return on our next trip through the area.

Thank jgmce49
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Well...you pointed out some of our newest and best qualities. Thank you so much!! Appreciate you saying so! Look forward to having you back.

Reviewed 25 May 2016

We like this hotel because it is in the center of town on the main drag, and has it's own parking. There is days worth of exploring in just the 3 or 4 blocks surrounding this site, and I wont even try to count the number or variety of restaurants, even within 2 blocks. There is shopping, a comedy club,...

Thank Hudson_River_Foodie
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

You have summed it up quite well and we appreciate your sharing the wonderful info about staying at the Downtowner! Thank you!!

Van Etten, New York
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a reasonably nice motel with a lovely pool. The room was good with very comfortable beds. I slept well until early in the morning when the sounds of people talking as they started their days and the noise of running water from nearby showers made it impossible to sleep any longer. The staff was friendly and helpful. I...

Thank Mary14889
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Glad your stay went well with us until things turned a little south in the morning. This is great info and we will work on our 'morning voices' with the staff. Your feedback is appreciated.

Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is our second time staying at the Downtowner and it's even better than it was last fall. They are in the process of updating all of their rooms so there is fresh paint and new carpeting, plus open shelves with a hanging bar that was really convenient for having access to your items and keeping everything off the floor....

Thank mythreesuns
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

We are sooo happy that you are speaking to our green initiatives!! We also have solar hot water so the water in your shower is effectively warmed by the sun---simply adding a little more sunshine to everyone's day!! Did you catch the connection with our new soaps? They are called 'H2O' and Saratoga is famous for its waters!! (H2O that...

Binghamton, New York
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Location was fantastic. Rooms were old but clean. Staff was very nice. Enjoyed my stay here very much. Loved the outdoor balcony, very enjoyable to sit out there on a nice night. Would defiantly choose this hotel again.

Thank mmazz22
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

It does cap off a great day to sit on that balcony so be sure to ask for it next time! Clean is our thing---it has to be for me so I know every guest wants the same. Appreciate you saying so!

Auburn, New York
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Downtowner is conveniently located. It is perfect. Just park and go. The Downtowner is currently being renovated. The motel is very well kept. The staff is very friendly. Great stay for the price.

Thank 19Marianne19
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

So glad you loved the benefits of staying at the Downtowner. I agree park and walk....everywhere!! Appreciate your kind words-you tapped in to everything we aim for. P.S. We are excited about our new look so come see us again!

Johns Island
Reviewed 14 May 2016

It was great parking our vehicle and walking along Broadway where most of the shops, pubs and restaurants are located. There are chairs in front for quality viewing and the staff was incredibly friendly. The price varies and the room was a little outdated but would return. We did not use the heated pool and there is a moderate continental...

Thank PAsnowbirds
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate your comments. Yes we were built in 1963 and our new room decor is almost complete so come again to see us updated soon! We do our best to bring as much variety as we can to our breakfast bar since we are a true motel without a kitchen. Sitting on the balcony when the weather is fine makes...

Fairport, NY
Reviewed 10 May 2016

All I can say is from check-in to check-out this was a great experience! Beautiful rooms right in the middle of the village so you can walk to anything and everything. Bill the owner was so welcoming and helped suggest great restaurants etc. Going back in a couple weeks and can't wait.

Thank Gary R
MaryCae, Owner at Saratoga Downtowner Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice comments about my staff----including my husband! I love having such a nice crew and glad they treated you well! Appreciate you saying so. See you again soon!

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Saratoga Downtowner is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Saratoga Springs, New York among wonderful shops, fine restaurants, and great nightlife. The property extends a friendly, personal, and relaxing atmosphere that only a family-owned and operated business can provide. The Downtowner's enclosed Atrium, complete with lovely plants, creates a comfortable social area that surrounds a heated swimming pool. For your summertime pleasure, the Atrium roof retracts to let the sun in! The Saratoga Downtowner takes great pride in providing clean, pleasant, and updated rooms, which have earned AAA approval for 35 years! Discover the convenience of being in the center of the city. Saratoga Downtowner's location and service set the property apart as the place to stay. Wake up and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast or help yourself to coffee or tea anytime. The Saratoga Downtowner is a bit of a throw-back, adding great character to the place. The word "kitchy" is often used by the wonderful guests. The majority of rooms have direct access to the courtyard and indoor swimming pool. All rooms feature individually controlled heating and cooling, a full bath, and expanded cable television. The Saratoga Downtowner is a completely smoke-free property. Complimentary wireless internet is also available throughout the building. The Downtowner offers accommodations for all seasons in Saratoga Springs, a small city rich in history. Throughout the year, the Downtowner offers great deals and special events your family and friends will enjoy! The Downtowner's friendly, caring owner-management will help you plan whatever you'd like to see and do. Experience Saratoga Springs, New York lodging at the Downtowner, and see why so many visitors prefer the Saratoga Downtowner to any nearby Saratoga Springs hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saratoga Downtowner Motel

Address: 413 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Region: United States > New York > Saratoga Springs
Price Range: RM334 - RM779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Saratoga Downtowner Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Saratoga Downtowner Hotel Saratoga Springs
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Saratoga Springs
#9 Family Hotel in Saratoga Springs
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“Most rooms face the pool and have an inside entrance with the hotel. Our room had a king bed and offered plenty of space.”
graniteward, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with good WIFI access.”
LisaE738, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a first floor room at the end of the hall and it was slightly larger than the others.”
mom2ty95, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Th corner rooms have lots of space!”
, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room that is not facing the street--it was a little noisy.”
wendellb67, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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