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Towpath Motel

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I payed $45.26 for a king bed flat screen.cable.great wifi (very fast). Fridge.micro.coffe maker. Blower.iron .and free continental breakfast. This room was clean quite and had the most comfortable bed..i will stay again..im passing the word on Tow path motel to friends and family...%100. Front desk ill give him a 10 yes good service

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Montreal
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed here on our second night in the Rochester area after a bad stay at a motel 6 the previous night. The gentleman at the front desk was courteous and professional. Check-in was easy. The room is quite small but has all the amenities you might need like a mini-fridge, coffee maker, shampoo/conditioner, etc. The room was clean. The...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Me my husband and 2 children were looking for a get a way upon our arrival the man was rude saying he had no smoking rooms i never asked he raised the room price twice we just left never stayed smh very bad

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Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I stayed in the motels before, that is why I didn't expect such nice service. Very clean, no smells, nice bed. The breakfast was good. I think that the Towpath motel meets all the best expectations . I advice everybody consider staying in this motel.

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1Thank PDimitry
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We were in the Buffalo area and needed an unexpected spot to crash for the night. Room was clean. It's an older motel so keep that in mind. Nothing boutique or special. But for a bed and place to land it worked. The advertised continental breakfast was a stretch, it was coffee and apples. Plan on grabbing food some place...

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

When we finally set a price for the room. The man behind the desk copied my Visa Number and expiry date down on a piece of scrap paper. Then ran my card through the machine. I asked him why he did wrote in down and the he didn't need the info. Why would he need that info?? He just smiled...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Every other hotel I have ever stayed in had beds as hard as rocks, not here. The bathroom could use a little updating, but it was clean. We stayed here to visit my newly born Grandson. Rochester General was 10 min. away. Easy to get to and in a quiet neighborhood. Off street parking, good cable TV (not a lot...

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Chelsea, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great place to stay. We had 2 rooms (teenage boys) and both rooms seemed very reasonable. Being a long way from home (Australia) felt safe and secure. My wife loved the flowering hanging baskets👍 Clean, tidy, no frills good night sleep.

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

I think the title of my review sums it up. Pure filth. I reserved rooms here because I was traveling with my dogs. Even they wouldn't put their paws on the floor without work boots. Needless to say, we checked in and checked out with 15 minutes of approaching the property.

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the place to stay if you want to stay in Rochester on a budget. The rooms have beds and betting. The thermostat is a little weird to work. There are bathrooms. Don't expect any frills, but I survived two nights without being cold or being robbed, without paying very much, so I consider it a win.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about Towpath Motel

Address: 2323 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3024
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Rochester
Price Range: €52 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Towpath Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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#1 Green Hotel in Rochester
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“There are two floors and steps on the outside. If you have limited mobility, try to get a ground-floor room.”
daeva, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid a potential tuberculosis infection--don't stay here.”
Melissa701, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Convey your needs when making a reservation. We needed a ground floor room, as wife has had many knee operations. They were good on that.”
kaptharv1947, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose a different place.”
P6100TWstevew, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If the owner is out of town when you stay, verify office hours with the person in his place. Also, there's no ice machine unless you "stay during summer months".”
SkittlesMom, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
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