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Altamonte Springs, Florida
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed there for 4 days for a family funeral, as my kin folks lived nearby. SO, location (for us) was great. The rooms are old, but were clean. Being it was hot outside we ran the air conditioner all the time there. It was comfortable. \The WiFi was a bit on the slow side, and the owners gave me...

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2Thank kaptharv1947
Reviewed 13 February 2015

I recently stayed and the room was dirty. When I told the owner about it, he seemed confused and acted like I was crazy. There was no HBO as promised. Just a black screen with noise. To go further into the room, it was freezing. I tried to turn up the heat and it did nothing. The thermostat was broken....

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3Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The rooms are clean, with excellent beds and bedding. The bathroom is also adequate, though the fixtures are certainly not new. There are coffee machines, microwave and a fridge in the room as well as a flat screen TV. The heater is noisy and tends to heat the back part of the room, with the sleeping area several degrees cooler--that...

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2Thank Menachem G
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here for a night on the way from Niagara Falls to NYC. The owner was friendly and welcoming and although the car park was obviously empty we went for it anyway. The room was good, tv, fridge, microwave and drinks maker (no hot chocolate sadly!) The bathroom was clean, the shower had hot water and...

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3Thank welltravelledpenguin
New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We stayed here 3 nights while my daughter visited UR 10 minutes away. Very affordable, clean, safe & comfortable. My reservation was mixed up. Was given a 2nd floor king room but it didn't have enough blankets, pillows,towels or toilet paper. (Good thing I brought my own)Office was usually locked & unstaffed during posted office hours. "Continental breakfast" was only...

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3Thank SkittlesMom
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Towpath is a nice, small, affordable option in a great location for visiting Rochester-- straight shot down Monroe into town. My boyfriend and I came up for the first time to look for apartments. As far as the condition of the room, it was relatively nice for a motel. Considering I've seen quite a variety of "old motels," the...

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2Thank laurenea21
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 August 2013

This is a small, older motel. The rooms were clean & comfortable with pine tables & entertainment center/dresser. The bathtub, toilet & tile were new-not sure about the sink. Water pressure was good. There was a hair drier, iron & tabletop ironing board, microwave & minifridge, flatscreen TV. We were on the second floor & it was quiet, not much...

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3Thank Mary320
Montreal
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Rooms currently are fairly old and bathrooms are very old looking. We stayed there for graduation weekend (RIT and UR and also Lilac festival) so there was literally nothing else of a reasonable price. Honestly for the price the stay was just fine- clean, not too far from the city. They seemed to be in the midst of renovating, so...

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1Thank Amber B
Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I visited this motel this past weekend for a quick over night so we could go to dinner and have wine and not drive back home to the Finger Lakes. Big mistake choosing this place. From the moment we entered we were skeptical. First, the front desk guy, an employee, not the owner examined my identification like he thought I...

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1Thank Carl S
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I booked through Hotwire, and utilized their "blind booking" option. I have done this nearly 100 times with Hotwire, and never once was unhappy. Consider this place the reason I am contemplating never using Hotwire again. The people were nice, and it is a family owned establishment. However, it is not a "hotel". It is a roadside, "trucker-esque" establishment that...

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towpathmotel, Owner at Towpath Motel, responded to this review

Please call me as this person has also left a negative review of another Rochester hotel and what they are saying is very insulting and should not be allowed. Have you verified this as this entire review makes no sense Silas Patel President Towpath Motel 585-313-8087

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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
  • Free Breakfast
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: €53 - €74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Towpath Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Towpath Hotel Rochester
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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.”
 of 5 bubbles daeva, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid a potential tuberculosis infection--don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles kaptharv1947, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose a different place.”
 of 5 bubbles 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".”
 of 5 bubbles SkittlesMom, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
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