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4.6 out of 5

"Was a great place to stay, Staff went above and beyond to help settle in. Only thing was the drain would not close all the way so water slowly drain ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 19 Dec 2020

Hotel Description

3.5-star Victorian hotel near Clarkson University

City center stay

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Raquette River and Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Clarkson University and St. Lawrence Health System are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. A terrace and a garden are also provided.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 40 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, while microwaves and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Other amenities include free WiFi, private yards, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds (ADA with Two Queen Beds)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$119* Per night/room Jul 25 - Jul 26

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds (Guest Room with Two Queen Beds)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed (Guest Room with One Queen Bed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Clarkson Inn ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Clarkson Inn

Everyone (7) Couples (5) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Was a great place to stay, Staff went above and beyond to help settle in. Only thing was the drain would not close all the way so water slowly drained so had a soak faster than I liked

Posted by on Dec 19, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 20, 2020 by Crystal-Front Desk Agent

Thanks for you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback. I hope you have a wonderful holiday. stay safe and health.

5 out of 5
This is my go-to any write I’m in Potsdam. Clean, comfortable, quiet, nice view of the river, near a park just the right size for an after dinner stroll.

Posted by , from Rochester, NU on Sep 13, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 16, 2020 by LLR

We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Stay Safe & Healthy Laurel

5 out of 5
atmosphere in lobby and room,not a modern stamped out room decoration that you would find at all recently built chains today.

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 23, 2020 by front desk

Thank you for your feedback, we hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
Excellent customer service. I made a reservation on Travelocity and requested a handicap accessible room for my wife. They booked a room on the second floor and there are no elevators. Glad I called to confirm reservation. Room was beautiful and clean. Hospitality was top notch. I was greeted by name by the second day. Top notch facility.

Posted by on Dec 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 18, 2019 by Front Desk

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

5 out of 5
Excellent Stay!! Beautiful property and great service. Would highly recommend.

Posted by on Dec 15, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 16, 2019 by Patty

Thank you for your review. We look forward to your next stay when you visit Potsdam.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 28, 2019

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5 out of 5
Beautiful setting, ease to Clarkson college , spacious room, very clean

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 12, 2019 by Patty

Thank you for your kind review. Our staff works very hard to meet our Customer's expectations. We hope you stay with us when you visit Potsdam again. The Clarkson Inn Staff

5 out of 5
Friendly staff, very accommodating, a very nice boutique hotel

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 1, 2020 by Laurel-Front Desk

Thank you for staying with us, we look forward to seeing you in the future.

5 out of 5

Nice hotel convenient location

Everything was perfect. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, clean & comfortable room.

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018

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About the The Clarkson Inn

Location 1 Main St, Potsdam, NY 13676

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Free breakfast is served daily. The business-friendly The Clarkson Inn also features a terrace and a garden. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Potsdam hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1985
  • To-go breakfast (free)
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Massena, NY (MSS-Massena Intl.) (38.1 km / 23.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Clarkson Inn offers 40 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Private outdoor space
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free on-the-go breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 12:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • An off-leash area is available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Clarkson Inn
  • Clarkson Inn Potsdam
  • Clarkson Potsdam
  • The Clarkson Inn Hotel
  • The Clarkson Inn Potsdam
  • The Clarkson Inn Hotel Potsdam

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.