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Towpath Motel
Ranked #27 of 29 Hotels in Rochester
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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

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with family
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3  Thank Joshua H
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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 finger lakes and nearby shopping.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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3  Thank Menachem G
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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 night it added value and was greatly appreciated. They offer cleaning service on a daily basis if you choose to use it. The wifi service is a little touch and go. He may need to install a wifi signal booster. Over all I give the Towpath high marks for their willingness to help in anyway they could. I would stay there if I have to handle business in that area again.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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3  Thank Arthur B
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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 for weeks, waking up in the night scratching madly. I never dreamed this could happen. There is no where else I could have gotten it. It began exactly two days after I left the motel. I am retired and only came to visit my daughter, who has no lice problem...she was in the hospital.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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Thank LouiseUpstateNewYork
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towpathmotel, Owner at Towpath Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2012

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

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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 is much, much nicer.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled solo
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1  Thank Preston S
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Reviewed 4 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.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled on business
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1  Thank max M
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

Very weird check in. The person on duty sat inside on the steps and cracked open a window to talk to us. The main part of the room was ok, fairly clean, but the bathroom was another story. There were hairs on the tiles in the shower. Mildew and mold on the grout and shower curtain. Toilet and sink were not clean either. No water pressure in the shower. The sink drained very slowly. Gross. Didn't want to touch anything.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Additional Information about Towpath Motel

Address: 2323 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3024
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Rochester
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Rochester
Price Range: £52 - £56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Towpath Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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 
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