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“Charming, excellent service”
Review of Colonial Motel

Colonial Motel
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Colonial Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Grand Gorge
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Charming, excellent service”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

My son was competing at a mountain bike event at Plattekill Ski Resort. Diane, the owner, suggested a kitchenette which was perfect for our family's needs for the weekend. The kitchen had a generously sized refrigerator and we had access to the gas grill. From accommodating our very late arrival on Friday night to our checkout, the service was excellent. The price was fair, the room and linens were fresh and immaculate, and every request we made was accommodated quickly and cheerfully. We would definitely stay again.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

When we go on vacation I usually like to stay at B&B's and stay away from "Motels", but this place gives the word motel a whole new meaning!! It's more like a B&B w/o the breakfast!! I would definitely recommend staying here & we would definitely stay here again if I head in that direction!! The owners are awesome people & so is their motel !! Hope they are proud of their place & how they run it, because they should be!! Our weeks vacation, this was "The Best"!!!! Thank you for a superb stay!! Anyone reading this, trust me, this is the place to go!! It's clean as anything!! (We stayed in the main house)

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Islip, New York
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Diane and Bob have the entire motel experience nailed down to perfection ! My husband and I have stayed there overth the passed 3 years ... with each stay - the experience just gets better and better ...

Key is clean rooms ... whether you there overnight or for a week, or longer, your sleeping room is always clean. Thank you for that !!

Note to Diane & Bob ... many thanks for your welcoming and warm hospitality !

We have HIGHLY recommended your property to many people and will continue to do so !!!

Ginny & Glenn

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

My boyfriend and I were originally supposed to stay at another, larger, more pricey hotel in the area. They were so rude and mean to me over the phone when I called to confirm that I ended up searching for another place to stay and thats how I stumbled across The Colonial. The woman there (her name escapes me), the inn keeper, shes fabulous. Very friendly and accomodating. She booked us last minute and couldnt guarantee a second night originally because it was labor day weekend and she was full up but found a spot for us when we were checking out and gave us the room at a discounted rate!! The only thing is we had to switch rooms but we were totally okay with that because she was doing us a favor. The rooms were clean and cozy. The larger rooms even have dishes and such. The pool was freezing but its an outdoor pool so totally expected that. It is in a great location, near many attractions. The town of grand gorge is tiny but super friendly. If you stay here eat at the Creekside Cafe!! They have great food, try the fried mac and cheese! :)
Love Love Love this place. We already booked a room for next month!

Room Tip: Room #9 is great!
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Guilderland, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Great little motel run by the owners. We use it as our base station to bike on the catskill trail. The bed was very comfortable. The TV was tiny but we were there to explore the outdoors so we did not mind.

Room Tip: If you have room 1-3 you will be in the main house. Room 4+ will be in a separate building which is...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hellertown, Pa.
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

Diane and Robert hosted Cori and I on day 2 of a 4 day tour for RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring and Travel magazine. We were quite pleased with the room, it was very clean and comfortable with a fridge and microwave, cable tv and complimentary coffee. It was extremely hot the day we arrived and Diane had thought to start the air conditioning in our room, which we really appreciated after spending all day on the bike in the hot sun.
We sat and sipped our morning coffee on the front porch of the main house and made friends of other travelers staying in the motel portion. We had a nice chat with Diane and Robert and got recommendations for local places to eat. We enjoyed our stay and would gladly return.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled on business
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 28 March 2013

What a great Motel. Rooms are clean and have comfortable beds. Owners are very nice family. Was there during the end of March and the room was warm and I love the sound of the stream when I went outside.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Colonial Motel

Property: Colonial Motel
Address: 37283 State Highway 23, Grand Gorge, NY 12434
Region: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Grand Gorge
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Grand Gorge
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Colonial Motel offers gracious lodging in the Northern Catskill Mountains in the village of Grand Gorge, NY. All rooms have private entry and baths, are air-conditioned, have in-room coffee and tea, cable TV with HBO, and daily maid service. Many rooms have microwave ovens and small refrigerators; some have efficiency kitchens. ... more   less 

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