We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sleepy Hollow Motel

Traveller (5)
Room & Suite (4)
{"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Family owned and operated since 1959 the Sleepy Hollow is located on US Route 20 only minutes to Skaneateles and downtown Auburn. A peaceful bucolic and pastoral setting, with room front parking making it easy and convenient for senior travelers. The open sitting veranda allows all to commune with other world travelers and the greater outdoors. Immaculately maintained rooms and personalized service guarantees you a pleasant and restful stay.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Full view
Getting there
Hancock Intl Airport38 km
Tompkins County Airport50 km
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
48 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews quiet surroundings old school ernest wifi skaneateles retro driveway lake
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Two middle-aged motorcyclists stayed here for one night while touring the Finger Lakes region. It was exceptional clean and well cared for. Owner operator Ernest was friendly and helpful. Highly recommend for similar stays.More

Thank tjmci
Response from Ernest K, Guest Relations Manager at Sleepy Hollow MotelResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for your patronage and allowing us to serve your recent lodging needs. It is always a pleasure to have motorcycle tourists stop by and share their tales of highway voyages ! May clear skies find your travels to smooth roads and limitless horizons....More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

What a great little motel on the side of the high way. I wanted something inexpensive and quiet where I didn't have to worry about the motorbike. This is a basic motel with a great bed and quiet surroundings. There was wifi and flat screen...More

Thank saskactor
Response from Ernest K, Guest Relations Manager at Sleepy Hollow MotelResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Sir, thank you for allowing us to serve your lodging needs. It's always a pleasure to have our "Canadian cousins" stop in during their motor tours in the Fingerlakes. We appreciate your sharing information to other travelers and motorbike enthusiasts who need a special...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

First impression was not favorable. There were weeds growing in the driveway and the grass was not well trimmed. Other than that and a light not working over the bathroom sink all was good. Very pleasant. Owner very helpful. The room was very clean and...More

Thank nycman2001
Response from Ernest K, Guest Relations Manager at Sleepy Hollow MotelResponded July 24, 2018

Greetings and Salutations NYCMAN, We appreciate your patronage and kind assessments of our efforts to provide great hospitality plain & simple ! As an earth friendly business we do refrain from using petro-chemicals so a weed or two may be a little more prevalent with...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018

By luck we found this lovely little motel just outside of Auburn. It was a short drive to the center of Auburn yet in a peaceful and quiet location. Our room was large and inviting and exceptionally clean. There were even real quilts on the...More

Thank Elissa G
Response from Ernest K, Guest Relations Manager at Sleepy Hollow MotelResponded May 31, 2018

Dear Elissa, Thank you for your thoughtful reflections and kind assessments of your recent stay with us ! It is wonderful guests like you that make our business such a pleasure and delight. We hope you may have an opportunity to stay with us again...More

Reviewed September 11, 2017

The rooms were very clean, and while it's an "old style" motel, it suited our group of 4 couples perfectly. The outdoor space was very pleasant, and Ernie couldn't have been more accommodating. It was a great value, in a great location, for a peaceful...More

Thank SJC415
Response from Ernest K, Guest Relations Manager at Sleepy Hollow MotelResponded September 12, 2017

Dear Sarah and Friends, Thank you so much for allowing us to serve your group and also sharing your experience with other folk's on TA who rely on honest assessment's to guide their lodging needs ! We understand there are a wide range of choices...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Paul R
November 25, 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Ernest K | Property representative |
We are not open all winter and close for seasonal respite, improvements and accommodation updates in November but you can always check our room availability 24/7 and make reservations anytime and all year round online at our... More
Room Tips
"Tables and chairs outside of the room are great for watching the world go by."
Aug. 7, 2018
Read review
"The 2 bed, 2 bath suite would be perfect for a family."
Sep. 11, 2017
Read review
"Just don't stay here."
Aug. 31, 2016
Read review
"May want to call the motel to see what the rate is."
Aug. 24, 2016
Read review
Show More 
US$109 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNew YorkFinger LakesAuburn
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing