Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge

Expedia Insiders' Select Winner 2015


This family-friendly Potsdam hotel is located on a river, within 1 mi (2 km) of Clarkson University and State University of New York-Potsdam. Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and St. Lawrence University are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a business center. Self parking is free. Other amenities include a meeting room, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 40 rooms offer thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. Free WiFi and private yards are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room.

This Victorian hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

The Clarkson Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 40 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

The English Room - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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