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Towpath Motel

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Reviewed 18 August 2013

This is a small, older motel. The rooms were clean & comfortable with pine tables & entertainment center/dresser. The bathtub, toilet & tile were new-not sure about the sink. Water pressure was good. There was a hair drier, iron & tabletop ironing board, microwave & minifridge, flatscreen TV. We were on the second floor & it was quiet, not much...

3Thank Mary320
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Rooms currently are fairly old and bathrooms are very old looking. We stayed there for graduation weekend (RIT and UR and also Lilac festival) so there was literally nothing else of a reasonable price. Honestly for the price the stay was just fine- clean, not too far from the city. They seemed to be in the midst of renovating, so...

1Thank Amber B
Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I visited this motel this past weekend for a quick over night so we could go to dinner and have wine and not drive back home to the Finger Lakes. Big mistake choosing this place. From the moment we entered we were skeptical. First, the front desk guy, an employee, not the owner examined my identification like he thought I...

1Thank Carl S
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I booked through Hotwire, and utilized their "blind booking" option. I have done this nearly 100 times with Hotwire, and never once was unhappy. Consider this place the reason I am contemplating never using Hotwire again. The people were nice, and it is a family owned establishment. However, it is not a "hotel". It is a roadside, "trucker-esque" establishment that...

2Thank JS1969847
towpathmotel, Owner at Towpath Motel, responded to this review

Please call me as this person has also left a negative review of another Rochester hotel and what they are saying is very insulting and should not be allowed. Have you verified this as this entire review makes no sense Silas Patel President Towpath Motel 585-313-8087

Corning, New York, United States
Reviewed 22 November 2012

the staff was excellent at explaining everything very good service and very nice rooms compared to most motels that you would typically stay at bed was nice and comfortable and clean the bathrooms were sharp had hbo with the cable and very up to date and even had smokers rooms i would definently stay there again no questions asked

3Thank Joshua H
Petach Tikva, Israel
Reviewed 19 November 2012

The Towpath is a modest sized hotel with a good-hearted, attentive and friendly staff. The rooms are well maintained, clean and nicely furnished, with microwaves, fridges and a simple, full service bathroom, in addition to comfortable beds. The location is great for those not wanting to be on the highway, yet with quick access to the interstate routes into the...

3Thank Menachem G
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Reviewed 4 November 2012

The Towpath Motel is run by a man named Shailesh Kadakia whom is very accommodating. He has dedicated his life to running and maintaining this Motel and did his best to make sure all my needs were taken care of. I liked the breakfast they offered (Coffee,Milk, Juice,Packaged pastrys and cereal) it was simple but, for what they charge per...

3Thank Arthur B
Upstate New York
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Two days after I left the motel, my head began to itch, especially behind my ears and at the back and top. I thought it was hives and after 6 weeks of trying to treat it, humiliatingly, painfully discovered I was covered with headlice. The treatments have been painful, pulling with a fine tooth comb, plus I itched and scratched...

Thank LouiseUpstateNewYork
towpathmotel, Owner at Towpath Motel, responded to this review

To help us better understand the issue in the room, what room did you stay in so we may inspect it? We are taking this as a serious issue and willl address if it truly is in the bed or room as we pride ourselves on clean rooms. Please accept out apologies Thank you SP

Reviewed 23 October 2012

An independent motel that is clean but spartan. The room was large and had a roll away bed included that I didn't need or want. The heater was slow to heat, very noisy and smelled very musty. I declined to use it. The wifi was often disconnecting me. For ten dollars more the Comfort Inn about a half mile away...

1Thank Preston S
Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Manager was very accommodating and very helpful. Good room and amenities for the price. Breakfast is simple, mostly packaged foods. Area is quiet and suburban, but within ten-twenty minutes of downtown by car or bus. Rochester's bus system is excellent, and there's a stop right outside the hotel. Would stay there again.

1Thank max M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just minutes to the Historic High Falls District, and located close to the Erie Canal Locks, University of Rochester, Lake Ontario, local wineries, golfing, biking, shopping, museums, and our annual Lilac Festival each May. Guests of this AAA 1-Diamond Towpath Motel, a Magnuson Hotels affiliate, will enjoy being convenient to downtown along with continental breakfast and free wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Towpath Motel

Address: 2323 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3024
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Rochester
Price Range: $96 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Towpath Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Towpath Hotel Rochester
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#1 Green Hotel in Rochester
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“There are two floors and steps on the outside. If you have limited mobility, try to get a ground-floor room.”
daeva, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid a potential tuberculosis infection--don't stay here.”
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“Convey your needs when making a reservation. We needed a ground floor room, as wife has had many knee operations. They were good on that.”
kaptharv1947, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose a different place.”
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“If the owner is out of town when you stay, verify office hours with the person in his place. Also, there's no ice machine unless you "stay during summer months".”
SkittlesMom, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
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