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Potsdam New York Hotels & Motels

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The Potsdam center is around 10 miles northeast of St. Lawrence University and 11 miles east of Suny College of Technology.

As the cultural and educational hub of northern New York, the town of Potsdam is one you can't afford to miss out on. Market Street alone is filled with enough shops and attractions to keep you entertained for quite some time, but the town as a whole presents a small-town atmosphere that's packed with enough attractions to rival a big city. The presence of four universities in the area has also turned Potsdam into something of a college town, so it's always filled with excitement. More from this guide...

Potsdam Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

The Clarkson Inn
+1-888-690-5247
1 Main St., Potsdam, NY 13676
  • High end property
  • Check-in: 15:00
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Hampton Inn Potsdam : 169 Market St.
+1-888-305-3366
169 Market St., Potsdam, NY 13676
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
From$129
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Holiday Inn Express Canton in Canton
+1-800-881-1523
6000 Us Rte 11, Canton, NY 13617 ~9.50 miles southwest of Potsdam
  • Economical Rural property
  • Fitness center on property
Fairfield Inn N Stes Marriott
+1-888-283-3404
5933 Us Route 11, Canton, NY 13617 ~9.97 miles southwest of Potsdam
  • Affordable property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Best Western University Inn
+1-866-221-8581
90 East Main St., Canton, NY 13617-1452 ~10.27 miles southwest of Potsdam
  • Three Star Rural hotel
  • 4 conference rooms in property
  • Musty halls
  • Nice employees
Econo Lodge - Massena
+1-866-429-5787
15054 State Highway 37, Massena, NY 13662 ~17.16 miles north of Potsdam
  • Two star Highway property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • The majority of guests said the bathroom was clean
  • Nice rooms
From$65
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Super 8 by Wyndham Massena Ny
+1-888-690-5281
84 Grove St., Massena, NY 13662 ~17.60 miles north of Potsdam
  • Low Cost Downtown hotel
Quality Inn
+1-888-690-5247
10 West Orvis St., Massena, NY 13662 Website ~18.01 miles north of Potsdam
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Rooms are ok
  • Comfortable
Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort - Hogansburg
+1-888-305-3366
873 State Rt 37, Hogansburg, NY 13655 ~25.71 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • Three Star Rural property
  • Hotel has 4 suites
From$229
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Comfort Inn & Suites Akwesasne
+1-800-881-1523
865 State Route 37, Hogansburg, NY 13655 ~25.90 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • Low Cost Rural property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Restraurants close
  • Every guests reviewed thought it was clean
From$79
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Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre : 805 Brookdale Ave.
+1-888-283-3404
805 Brookdale Ave., Cornwall, ON K6J4P3 ~26.40 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 9 meeting rooms in property
  • Facilities in need of refurbishment
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 100%
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Howard Johnson Cornwall in Cornwall
+1-866-221-8581
1142 Brookdale Ave., Cornwall, ON K6J 4P4 ~26.53 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • 2 star property
  • 2 floors in property
First Canada Inns
+1-866-429-5787
1618 Vincent Massey Dr., Cornwall, ON K6H5R6 ~26.56 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • 2 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 23 rooms
Comfort Inn Hotel
+1-888-690-5281
1625 Vincent Massey Dr., Cornwall, ON K6H5R6 Website ~26.58 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • 2 star Rural property
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Vibe is not too good
Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre
+1-888-690-5247
1515 Vincent Massey Dr., Cornwall, ON K6H 5R6 ~26.74 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Great menu
  • Affordable food
Super 8 Cornwall
+1-888-305-3366
2694 Brookdale Ave., Cornwall, ON K6J5Y2 ~27.55 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • Free breakfast
  • Bruised apples
  • Fantastic service
Quality Inn Gran View
+1-800-881-1523
6765 State Highway 37, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 ~28.19 miles west of Potsdam
  • Low-priced hotel
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Great reception
  • View on lake is absolutely gorgeous
From$110
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Nav Centre Convention & Training in Cornwall
+1-888-283-3404
1950 Montreal Rd., Cornwall, ON K6H6L2 ~28.21 miles northeast of Potsdam
  • High end Convention Center hotel
  • 99 suites in property
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Malone
+1-866-221-8581
3351 State Route 11, Malone, NY 12953 ~33.85 miles east of Potsdam
  • Mid-scale Mountain property
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Easy to find location;
Super 8 Brockville - Brockville
+1-866-429-5787
1843 Highway 2 East, Brockville, ON K6V5T1 ~34.14 miles west of Potsdam
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • 3 suites in hotel
From$89
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Econo Lodge : 227 West Main St.
+1-888-690-5281
227 West Main St., Malone, NY 12953 ~34.72 miles east of Potsdam
  • Economical property
  • 39 sleeping rooms in hotel
Red Roof Plus+ & Suites Malone
+1-888-690-5247
42 Finney Blvd., Malone, NY 12953 ~35.03 miles east of Potsdam
  • Inexpensive Rural property
  • Hotel has 60 rooms
From$127
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Noble Suites
+1-888-305-3366
28 Broad St., Brockville, ON K6V4T7 ~35.49 miles west of Potsdam
  • Luxury 5 star hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Brockville in Brockville
+1-800-881-1523
160 Stewart Blvd., Brockville, ON K6V4W6 ~36.17 miles west of Potsdam
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00
Comfort Inn
+1-888-283-3404
7777 Kent Blvd., Brockville, ON K6V6N7 ~36.44 miles west of Potsdam
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • Gym is available on property
  • Fantastic service
  • Great menu
From$140
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Early European settlement of this town dates all the way back to the beginning of the 19th century. In 1831, Potsdam gained official village status, and it has only grown since then. Higher education has always been a part of this town, with the establishment of St. Lawrence Academy dating as far back as 1816. Though it no longer goes by that name, the school still exists as the State University of New York at Potsdam. This town has frequently been cited as one of the best places to live, so it's no wonder it's also one of the best places to visit.

If you're looking to see Potsdam for yourself, you'll need a place to stay during your adventure. Since it's a college town, you can be sure there is plenty of lodging available, from budget hotels to luxury establishments that can give you all the pampering you deserve. Remember, you can only get the most out of your Potsdam trip when you spend your nights resting up in an environment that's comfortable for you and for your budget.

When should you visit Potsdam, NY?

Potsdam is located in the northern tip of New York state, which means temperatures are going to get cold for the winter. Average highs in January and February are still freezing, while average lows get into the single digits. The average mean temperatures during December are below freezing, but sometimes you'll get highs above 32 degrees. The summer months, on the other hand, are quite comfortable. The hottest month is July, but even then, the highs just barely pass 80 degrees on average, while average mean temperatures rest at a comfortable 70 degrees.

Rain is fairly common in Potsdam, especially during the late spring and early summer. The daily chance of rain in June is 33 percent, leading to a total of 4.5 inches of precipitation throughout the month. If you're trying to stay dry, the late winter and early spring months are the best. February is the driest month, with just a 10-percent chance of rain and not even an inch of precipitation total for the month. March is fairly light as well, having only a 13-percent chance of rain each day.

If you're a warm-weather traveler, you'll want to avoid Potsdam during the winter months. Fewer travelers during the winter months, of course, mean hotels are less busy. So, if you don't mind the cold, you can expect some serious discounts on hotel prices. The busiest season is the summer, but while it's plenty warm, you won't want to forget your umbrella. Additionally, don't be surprised if hotel rates are a bit pricier during this season. Spring can offer a slightly more affordable alternative, while fall prices are closer to winter prices.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Potsdam, NY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Potsdam

Potsdam, NY: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. rate patterns by star rating class in Potsdam, NY. Browse these charts to calculate the least expensive time period to make a reservation in Potsdam throughout the year.

What are the best hotels in Potsdam, NY?

For travelers who are looking for a bit more luxury, the best hotels in Potsdam are happy to help. The Clarkson Inn is a stunning choice and a favorite of travelers from all over the world. At this hotel, you'll have a pillow-top bed complete with Egyptian cotton sheets. Each room features a 32-inch flat-screen complete with cable programming, and free Wi-Fi is also included. Equipped with a rainfall showerhead, even your shower/tub combination here is state-of-the-art. When it's time for dinner, you don't have to leave the hotel for a mouthwatering, full meal. Instead, head to The English Room, which exclusively serves guests here.

You can also enjoy luxury amenities at The Inn at Gran View, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member. Each room features a refrigerator and a microwave along with a desk and a coffee/tea maker for your convenience. Wireless internet is included, of course, as is cable programming. An on-site restaurant is available, complete with a bar/lounge area. You can enjoy a complimentary hot/cold breakfast buffet every morning, and you'll find fitness facilities and a business center on the premises.

What are the low-cost hotels in Potsdam, NY?

3 Star Average Prices: $132.86

The small town of Potsdam is perfect for exploring on foot. If you want to make sure you have the necessary funds to enjoy all the shops and activities around town, consider booking your stay at a low-cost hotel like the Super 8 by Wyndham Massena NY. At this hotel, you'll have a refrigerator and microwave in your room, along with complimentary wireless internet and cable programming. Each room also includes a coffee/tea maker, and you can enjoy a continental breakfast every morning at no charge. Feel free to bring your pets along as well.

Another great option is the Econo Lodge Massena Hwy 37. Pets are allowed here as well, and this hotel features a roundtrip airport shuttle. In addition to a coffee/tea maker, you'll also find iron and ironing board in your room, so you can keep your clothes looking fresh for your daily outings. Complimentary breakfast is included, of course, along with free wireless internet and cable programming for your entertainment. Parking is available for not only cars but also trucks, buses, and RVs, so there will always be room for your vehicle.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Potsdam

2 Star Average Prices: $106.77

2 Star Hotel Prices in Potsdam

What are the hotel discounts in Potsdam, NY?

If you're looking to start your trip out right, keep an eye out for available discounts on some hotels in the area. At the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Malone, for example, you can get 11 percent off your room if you're a government employee. Inside each room here, you'll find a flat-screen television with cable programming along with complimentary wireless internet. Your private bath will feature a shower/tub combination, and toiletries and a hairdryer are included for your convenience. To help you unwind at the end of your daily adventures, enjoy a soak in the spa tub by the hotel's indoor pool.

Additional savings can be found at the Comfort Inn. With a 13-percent discount for government workers, you can enjoy quite a few exciting amenities for a reduced cost. You'll find an LCD television in every room, along with complimentary wireless internet and cable programming. Rooms also feature a desk, and you'll get a new newspaper every morning. The indoor pool is open all year long, and a fitness center is located on-site. To top it all off, this hotel also serves a complimentary hot/cold breakfast buffet every morning.

What are the value hotels in Potsdam, NY?

If you prefer to find the best of affordability and luxury during your travels, then the area's value hotels are sure to impress. Hampton Inn Potsdam NY is particularly impressive, thanks to its 24-hour fitness center and complimentary hot/cold breakfast buffet. Additionally, each room features an LCD television and wireless internet access, along with a microwave and a coffee/tea maker. Cribs and infant beds are available upon request. The business center is open for 24 hours, which is especially beneficial for those in town for work.

The Quality Inn Massena also has a lot to offer for a great price. This hotel is refined enough to have its own restaurant, Dars Place, but is still pet-friendly. It even offers limited-hours room service. Unlike many hotels with restaurants, the daily breakfast buffet available here is completely complimentary. In your room itself, you'll have both free wireless and wired internet access, along with a pillow-top bed for extra comfort. As an added bonus, you'll also have access to an on-site bar/lounge area and a fitness center.

What are the top Potsdam, NY, destinations?

As a historical town, Potsdam is full of interesting historical locations for you to explore. The Trinity Church is a stunning example of architectural achievement with classic Anglican designs that are sure to impress. It's built with Potsdam's trademark red sandstone to create an appearance you won't really find anywhere else. French Family Farm, on the National Register of Historic Places, is a great place to get a glimpse of 19th-century architecture and life.

Along Market Street, you'll find a plethora of shops and restaurants that can delight all kinds of travelers, but that's just the beginning. Lively, welcoming pubs are scattered all over town in addition to family-friendly activities like mini golf. While it looks like a classic colonial New York town, the colleges here have created a market for nightclubs. You'll find a few here if you're looking to engage in some late-night celebrations.

Wherever your Potsdam adventure takes you, you'll need a hotel so you can rest and refresh in between your excursions. Fortunately, Potsdam and the surrounding area have plenty of diverse options suitable for all kinds of travelers. Whether it's an affordable place to sleep or a luxury hotel to get some much-needed pampering, Potsdam can provide. Find the right hotel today and prepare to explore Potsdam and its numerous attractions.

FAQs about hotels in Potsdam

What are the most favored hotels in Potsdam?

The Clarkson Inn, Hampton Inn Potsdam and Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in Potsdam?

Noble Suites, The Clarkson Inn and Nav Centre Convention & Training are the top 3 luxury hotels near Potsdam city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Potsdam?

The Clarkson Inn, Hampton Inn Potsdam, and Holiday Inn Express Canton are the properties closest to Potsdam city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Potsdam cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Potsdam can be as cheap as $106.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Potsdam cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Potsdam has been $132.86 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Potsdam?

The Clarkson Inn, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort and First Canada Inns are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Potsdam?

Comfort Inn & Suites Akwesasne, Quality Inn Gran View and Econo Lodge are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Potsdam?

Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre and Best Western University Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Potsdam?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brockville and Holiday Inn Express Canton are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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