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    The Gideon Putnam

    24 Gideon Putnam Rd, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6218
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good30%
    • Average12%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “state park” (103 reviews)
    “mineral bath” (41 reviews)
    “roosevelt spa” (50 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A beautiful historic hotel on the Saratoga spa park grounds. The Victoria Pool a short walk away - note only open 10am-6pm. Great restaurant and bar onsite. Very charming- rooms are old and not in great shape. I expected this given the property age and...More

    Thank LesleyRandall
    Response from DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon PutnamResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you, and we appreciate your 4 Stars. When you return, we hope to receive 5! We are happy to report that we are currently renovating The Gideon. We have already completed the ballroom/conference center, and are finalizing the plans for the guestrooms and corridors,...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed for only one night over the July 4th weekend. The experience was not great, and we won't be returning. At old historic properties like this one, you should expect quirkiness, small rooms, and slow elevators - and we did! Those things didn't bother...More

    Thank Princess1043
    Response from DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon PutnamResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review - the good and the bad. We are in fact renovating. We already completed the ballroom/conference center, and the guestrooms and corridors will be tackled starting Fall, through Winter and into Spring. I am sorry that we fell short on...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We don't understand how this hotel was a # 6 in your recommendations. While the room was large everything in it is quite dated and worn. The room and hallways were musty and needed about a year of airing out. Windows in the room were...More

    Thank Angela12547
    Response from DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon PutnamResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were not happy with your visit. Caring for a historic property such as this is eternal, and we are never without projects, both large and small, obvious and not so obvious to the public. We are...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel is ok--rooms are fairly small; ours stunk of cigarette smoke. Bathroom was nasty. The A/C sounded like a jet engine. On the plus side, it's walking distance to SPAC (for concerts) and the Little Spa Theater. The Spa State park is nice and...More

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    Response from DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon PutnamResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were not happy with the size of your room. Some of our rooms - due to year built (1935) and multiple additions - are smaller than others. We have a no smoking policy at the hotel,...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I can't believe people actually found this hotel tolerable. I almost had a panic attack taking a shower in a bathroom that hadn't been updated since the 1930s. I cringed every time I entered the bathroom. I initially changed rooms because the window shades were...More

    1  Thank Elisa P
    Response from DelawareNorthCos, General Manager at The Gideon PutnamResponded 3 weeks ago

    I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy yourself. The Gideon Putnam has been renovated several times since 1935, and we agree with you, it needs to be done again. We have already renovated the ballroom/conference center, and are finalizing the designs for the...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$174 - US$523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Saratoga Springs
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Saratoga Springs
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Saratoga Springs
    • #7 Business Hotel in Saratoga Springs
    • #11 Family Hotel in Saratoga Springs
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    celia s
    5 July 2017|
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    Response from maijr1119 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry but I do not have access to the Gideon Putnam's reservation system. My suggestion is to contact the hotel directly.
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    Response from Alisia L | Reviewed this property |
    The baths are private, not shared. Not sure if kids would enjoy the baths. They last 40 minutes, and it is just you in a deep tub in a quiet, low lit room with light spa music playing in the background. As for the rooms... More
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    Response from Ken R | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure when renovations will be complete. I would inform them about your allergy concerns. Customer service has always been good there. I have a dust allergy as well and had no issues there. I've seen pets there not sure... More
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