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Bronx, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2010

Ewwwww, OMG and more. We walked in and ran the hell out. Requested our money back, after threatening we'd call the cops. We got our money back. 4 Girls on a girls weenend trip, a little wine tasting and some shopping and we were hoping for a nice nights sleep. Absolutely not. I won't go on with details. I would... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2009

Finding an acceptable room in August on this part of Long Island can be a pain-in-the.... Finding one that can be had for a single night can be even MORE of a hassle. Believe me, I've tried...a number of times. That's why the Swiss Motel was such a surprise: clean rooms (I needed two), with no two-or-three-night minimum reservation, for... More 

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Oakland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2009

I stayed here while attending a friend's wedding. One of the staff canceled my reservation, even though it was prepaid through Priceline. After a ton of haggling, and almost arriving late to the Friday function preceding the wedding, I was able to secure a room. That is NOT the good news, because my fiance and I contracted scabies, and brought... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2008

The service could just not balance the poor condition and quality of the rooms. The bright blue carpet and old blue tile bath I could live with, but the lighting was hideous, and the room felt so dirty. After staying at the W in New York, I felt like I went to hell at the Swiss. The owner/gentleman was so... More 

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NYC
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Reviewed 24 July 2007

This little motel is a jewel. It is unpretentious, very quiet and has a charming garden and small lawn the width of the property that runs right down to waters edge on the Peconic River. When we first arrived I had my reservations, but the quietness and peacefulness of the setting grow on you. The rooms are bare basics, although... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Swiss Motel

Address: 1273 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-3109
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Riverhead
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Swiss Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Not really applicable for this place all rooms I assume are equally below average”
 of 5 bubbles 645chrisj, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“any room someone hasn't died in if you have too..your safer in your trunk..”
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 of 5 bubbles mrbrooks735, 20 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Don't do it here.”
 of 5 bubbles LoriF328, 18 Aug 2012 | Read review
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