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“Charming old-style motel with lots of charm.”
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Turf & Spa Motel
Ranked #25 of 34 Hotels in Saratoga Springs
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Lovely atmosphere, clean, great location and a nice change from big, chains. Reminds me of how motels used to be. Great value for the area.
The pool was pretty and well-maintained and it had a great hot tub.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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2  Thank Polkap1962
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

My wife and I have been staying here for years, racing season and not. The family warmness and cleanliness are hard to believe but true. Small rooms but unbelievable hospitality. Of course reservations with a deposit for racing season are required by January 2nd, but this is understandable for the value.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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2  Thank M A
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Reviewed 11 October 2012

I've stayed at the Turf and Spa many times. It's always clean and I love the mineral spa. It's a short walk into town and the owners always have great tips for good places to eat. A great place to stay.

Room Tip: I always stay on the first floor so that it's an easy walk to the spa.
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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 10 October 2012

My wife and I have stayed at the Turf and Spa many times in the past decade - as another reviewer mentioned, this is a charmingly retro motel. It is conveniently located between downtown and SPAC (walking distance, if you enjoy a nice walk); the rooms are well maintained, the beds are comfortable, the staff is friendly and helpful and the price is a true bargain. The mineral spa and pool are wonderful amenities that make a stay here something special.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Fractal123
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

A wonderful trip back to the 50's was the pleasant stay my wife and I had at this little retro motel conveniently located to the center of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Park, and the Casino. Grounds and facilities are clean and well maintained. Windows both front and rear in our room helped create a comfortable living space with basic creature comforts including small fridge, table, and chairs. Wake to brewed coffee, muffins, and donuts at the quaint throwback of the office before enjoying the on-premises mineral spa and pool. Yet with all this nostalgia, free Wi-Fi and cable TV are also available. The weather was perfect and so was the proof of our expectations.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank tsuzee
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

We were a walk-in on a Sunday night late September. Plenty of rooms available. Kathy at the front desk was super-friendly and accommodating! Our room was clean and comfortable, very guest-friendly, with a little refrigerator. Beds were comfortable (including anti-bedbug mattress covers), nice flat-screen TV and DVD player (not all rooms have them yet) and updated plumbing fixtures, although old tile in the bathroom. They have doughnuts, orange juice and good coffee available in the front-desk area in the morning. They have a no-smoking in the room policy (although they do provide chairs and ashtrays on the balcony--thank goodness, no one was smoking while we were there!). They have a little cedar house with two mineral water hot tubs, and a very clean outdoor pool. This was a very good deal for this expensive area--$65 a night off-season. Just be aware that during horse-racing season these rooms can go for nearly $200 a night. Very good location, on the main street that runs through Saratoga Springs. Only thing I would recommend is for them to fix the jets on the jacuzzis and maybe change the dressing room back to a sauna, which I am sure it was originally. The owners do a nice job of keeping the place well-maintained and clean. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank trippingal
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Reviewed 25 September 2012

Im one of those people that really dont care about the decor of a hotel as long as its clean! This place was better then I expected!!! We stoped here as a half way home mark from Lake Placid to CT! The room was cheap and close to downtown! to our suprise the pool is a salt water pool and the mineral spas are great!!!!!! This was our last night of our honeymoon and it couldnt have been better! we drove the car downtown. very good price for parking! had dinner right on the street. then came back and relaxed at the hotel! after the pool and spa we just did some people watching at the tables that they had right behind the pool! the only thing that would have made it better would have been a little fire place! we will def be back to this place!

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Newlyweds9812
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Address: 176 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4506
Region: United States > New York > Saratoga Springs
Amenities:
Spa Swimming Pool
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Ranked #25 of 34 Hotels in Saratoga Springs
Number of rooms: 43

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