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Colonial Motel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want a small, quiet, homey, quaint stay in Penn Yan, give this a try. Super clean rooms in a quiet residential neighborhood. Owners were very welcoming, even to our 4 legged furry kids. We really appreciated the kitchenette for fixing breakfast and other quick meals. We wouldn't stay anywhere else while visiting the Finger Lakes!!

Thank Nancy S
Milton, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Love the people who run this motel. Very friendly and help when needed. Highly suggest. Right on the water. Rooms are small but has everything you need to cook. Enjoyed our stay and would return in a heart beat.

Thank ssaarraahhh
New Rochelle, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed four nights and were very pleased. Owners Dan and Nancy are very knowledgeable on all aspects of the area and very willing to spend time chatting about our needs and interests. An added note: we awoke one morning to find the refrigerator had died during the night and informed Dan about the problem When we returned to our room...

Thank M M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stayed only one night in Penn Yann at the Colonial Motel after "finding" it and needing a place for that extra night. "What a find!" Friendly owners (who do everything), the room (with kitchenette) was clean and comfortable for a great price, and sitting on the porch in the morning gazing at Keuka Lake was just beautiful. Where else...

Thank Janice B
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The owners are friendly and informative. I was pleasantly surprised at the beautiful location of the motel, overlooking Keuka Lake, and the sparkling clean room with a full-size refrigerator and stove. Although the rooms are quaint and homey, they are clean and attractive. Also, it was enjoyable to sit on the big front porch and look out over the lake.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We rented two rooms at the Colonial Motel; we had five people in our group. We were able to get a kitchenette and rooms that connected together. The motel is old, BUT, what we were concerned about was the cleanliness of the hotel. It was extremely clean. The owners were there each day and night. They interacted with us and...

Thank Bethann S
Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We enjoyed meeting everyone sitting at the fire pit in front. We roasted marshmallows around the fire. It was comfortable and cozy will come back again. Home sweet home. Family owned business owners were very helpful.

Thank Nbellhome
Central New York
Reviewed 3 September 2015

If you are looking for plush and modern the Colonial Motel should not be your first choice. If you are looking for clean, comfortable, well-appointed in a great location for a reasonable price you would be hard pressed to find better. The rooms all have A/C, kitchen/kitchenette, Free Wi-Fi, comfortable bed and plenty of room. Ample convenient parking is provided...

Thank Ogilthorpe
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 August 2015

When I say basic I mean basic motel. There are no kleenex and only two tiny towels for your showering needs. We arrived at 10 PM at night which I think is probably a bit late for there. There were no outside lights on at our room so it was a bit dicey. The internet is sporadic and there were...

Thank redhare54
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

We have been staying here for the last 4 years on vacation. It's home away from home nice and cozy. We will continue coming back. Coffee in the porch looking at the lake is great. Nice and quiet. The Warrens

Thank Cwarren01

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a historic motel with cozy, quaint charm. Located across from the shores of beautiful Keuka Lake. We provide a comfortable setting with kitchenettes, and beautiful views ! If you're looking for a place to stay that is beautiful, tranquil, and reasonably priced, a small family owned business, we're for you ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial Motel

Address: 1756 W Lake Rd, Penn Yan, NY 14527-8905
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Penn Yan
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Colonial Motel Penn Yan, Finger Lakes, NY
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in the Cottage and were very happy with the location.”
471mm, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front have a lake view.”
  • View of Keuka Lake from porch outside our room.
janiceb949, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the front porch”
R9136QCsusant, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main building it overlooks the lake and has outdoor seating.”
MariaC943, 1 May 2014 | Read review
“I particularly like the upstairs suite in the main house and the separate cabin to the right of the main house.”
494markw, 7 Aug 2013 | Read review
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