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The Ship Motel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New Jersey
Reviewed 1 February 2017

For Divers diving the St. Lawrence River it is very convenient right in Alexandria bay NY. I ask for first floor for loading and unloading dive gear. Gets busy during summer make reservations in advance. Walk to all Alexandria bay has to offer.

Thank NekoKike
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Very bare bones hotel. Old, worn furniture. White walls with not even one decoration on them. Stained carpeting. Reasonably clean otherwise with good water pressure though. Right in town. Oh, the towels are small and thin. For some reason they have written "ship" on them with magic marker.

1Thank Diana B
Dean13607, Owner at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not feel our motel was up to your standards. We are in the process of renovating our property and thank you for bringing this to our attention. Your review will speed up the renovation. Thanks again for taking the time to write your review. Patrick Simpson, Owner

Reviewed 27 August 2016

The Ship motel is located in the heart of Alexandria Bay. It is no more than a two minute walk to the main strip and there is no where within the town that you cannot reach within ten minutes. THe hotel rooms are simple - either a King or two doubles, there is a small TV and air conditioning. I...

Thank lewis010
Congers, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The hotel is very close to restaurants and the waterfront. The room was very clean and comfortable. Free wifi connection was spotty and would drop at times. Front desk staff, Dean in particular, was very helpful and professional.

Thank Larry702
Dean13607, General Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. Our housekeeping staff will be informed of your compliment. We have addressed the Wi-Fi issue with new equipment, thank you for letting us know. Dean, our manager, is a great asset to our property, thanks for noticing. We look forward to your return visit. Patrick Simpson Owner The Ship Motel

Bath, Ontario
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice clean accommodations, Small room but we don't spend much time there. Right in the heart of the town, very handy. The staff went out of thier way when I left an article in the room and they mailed it to me, no problem and thank you, Fantastic, we will be back.

Thank CMOE65
Dean13607, General Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. I will make sure the staff knows of your compliment. Looking forward to your return visit. Dean

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

we went to this hotel and for the price paid it was not worth it at all, you get a 15 inch tv that you cannot even see in , carpets are 30 years old and the staff very rude and not nice. we got back was 20 min past check out, the hotel was empty for the next day...

Thank milly591
Dean13607, Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

milly91 Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry you were treated badly and would like you to know the employee you dealt with retired last fall. Speaking to the issue of our rooms I would like you to know that we have completely renovated our hotel over the last few months. This incudes beds,...

Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lovely small hotel. We stayed Tuesday and Wednesday night. Very convenient walking distance to downtown,James St, Alex Bay. Not anything fancy, but clean comfortable room. New mattresses and bedding. Staff were all very pleasant, friendly,and informative. We met the cleaning ladies and after a conversation with them it became clear why the rooms were spotless. The gents at the desk...

Thank Joanne S
Dean13607, Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We take pride in our ongoing update process and are glad you noticed it. We will be sure to let our housekeeping and office staff know about your compliments. We hope to see you again in the future. Dean Honeywell, Manager, The Ship Motel

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I gave this motel 2 stars because of the location and it's clean. The location is right in town so you can park your car and walk. The room is the most basic with a small flat screen. It was clean but that's about it. The mattress is extra firm which was way too hard for me. There is a...

Dean13607, Owner at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

LBPICO, thanks very much for taking the time to write your review on Tripadvisor. We are sorry our neighbors across the street kept you awake. We have spoken with them about this and they assured us they would be more careful in the future. We appreciate your input on our décor and are in the process of some upgrades. Thanks...

Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Nice little motel. Very clean. Well kept up. Rooms were a little cold temperature wise. "Heat" seemed to just be blowing air. But maybe that is seasonal? Great location. Park the car and leave it there. Felt very safe. Would recommend. Nice place to sit outside your room as the sun sets, have a drink and unwind. Close to Cdn...

1Thank yesimallpacked
Dean13607, Manager at The Ship Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed being close to our downtown location. Our housekeepers will be glad you comented on our cleanliness. Looking forward to your next visit. Dean

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Quaint, but clean and adequate for a few day stay. We could walk to anything. The boat tours to the castles were an say walk away. The town was nice with shops and eateries. If you're looking for a no-frills place to stay, this is it.

Thank Rosemarie M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ship Motel has undergone a major renovation during the off-season of 2016-2017.This included new beds, bedding and furniture. Please note the new pictures here on TripAdvisor. We are located in downtown Alexandria Bay. You can walk to all the restaurants, nightclubs, shops and attractions. The rooms are clean and the prices are reasonable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ship Motel

Address: 6 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1313
Region: United States > New York > Alexandria Bay
Price Range: $117 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Ship Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay
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“Book a room on the second floor as opposed to the first.”
lewis010, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ice at the front desk.”
CMOE65, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“go somewhere else”
milly591, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is no pool or restaurant...I clicked those by accident and couldn't delete them...However, you're surrounded by water and restaurants...so no need for either!...”
steveb512, 13 Sep 2013 | Read review
“there is no restaurant at The Ship Hotel....not sure why it won't let me change the ratings...No pool either!”
714dianeh, 13 Aug 2013 | Read review
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