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Capt. Thomson's Resort
Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Alexandria Bay
Certificate of Excellence
SW Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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“Nice place in wonderful setting”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Is it a true resort? No. It is a friendly clean Hotel at the end of main st. ( the main road in town)Convenient to almost everything. I could of Parked my car all week and walked everywhere.
Our room was clean and the cleaning staff was friendly and competent.
It is a little pricey - but; most of the "resorts" in abay are way overpriced. I would stay here again.
The outdoor pool was nice and clean

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Chillicothe, Ohio
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Excellent staff, great location to see the islands from and very spacious, well kept rooms. All with river views. Shopping, eating and boat tours all make this a memorable trip for anyone wanting to enjoy a nice vacation. Early summer is our favorite time to go. We have stayed there on numerous occasions and will continue to do so on future trips to the western New York region.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Webster, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Boldt Castle was directly across from our window and the view was wonderful. Hotel was clean. Beds were ok but had plastic under the pillowcases which was annoying. The wireless didn't work for my computer but my friend was able to hook up. Location was very convenient also.

Room Tip: Second floor on Main Channel have the best view
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Utica, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Just got back from a very relaxing couple days in ABay, stayed here for the first time taking advantage of a 2 night package, and would recommend them in a heartbeat! Room was updated, very clean and comfortable as well......but the view was amazing, definitely get a main channel room, you won't regret it. Check in was easy after a brief hiccup on our part, staff friendly, they even post a ship passing schedule in the office! Food at Riley's part of the package was decent too....only complaint, WiFi was very spotty!

Room Tip: Main channel room....worth every cent for the view of the castle, sunsets, and passing ships
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Very nice romantic weekend getaway to Alexandria Bay. Package included two night stay, two nation boat tour to Boldt Castile and breakfast and dinner a Riley's on the River during our stay.. Wifi kept dropping out, room was old but clean. Had a very nice time. Food and service was very good at Riley's.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

We stayed at the resort as part of a Martz package, the room was a good size it was clean with a great view of the Harbour off the balcony, nothing to complain about.
It was very quiet at night, nice relaxing stay.
Great access to the boat tours, resturants, and local shops.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Took a quick overnight in July. View from the room was nice, although chairs on the porch were dirty. Room was clean but smelled like mildew. Towels were very fluffy but had strong mildew smell. If you're going to have a hotel on the water you cannot have rooms and towels that smell like mildew. Our friends in the next room also had a similar complaint. Too bad - I would have given this place a much better review without that issue.
Staff was friendly.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Capt. Thomson's Resort
Address: 45 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1303
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Region: United States > New York > Alexandria Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Alexandria Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Capt. Thomson's Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Captain Thomson`s Hotel Alexandria Bay
Captain Thomsons Hotel
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