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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place makes Great burgers... freshly ground beef and I must say when I ask for medium rare I am always surprised to get it cooked to my liking. .. it was perfect! Staff is always friendly even when the place is packed. We visit several times a year and never disappointed.

Thank Patricia R
Bridgeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I guess if it rained, we would have been happy to have shelter, but there was not much else to recommend about this place. The first hour of attempted sleep was prevented by the constant and continuous yelp, yelp, yelping of a small dog. After half an hour, we called the manager, but the barking continued until midnight. The paper...

Thank samfeinstein2015
North Carolina
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a motel, vs a "hotel". But it was the closest to where we were going and we needed a clean place to lay our heads at night, and this more than fit the bill. Price was very reasonable. It is not fancy, and you do need to bring your own toiletries. This motel is in a 1 star...

Thank forever3
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had a group of us utilize 4 rooms for just one night and each room was musty smelling and dirty. I understand this is a motel and we were just looking for a close place to our event so we went cheap, but I would at least expect the rooms to be vacuumed prior to our arrival. One double-bed...

Thank Carmen S
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 May 2016

For years we have been stopping at the Three Bear Inn to meet relatives on our way North to Gouverneur from North Carolina. The breakfast, lunches are always so nice. Great food at a great price. A smile and and the grandchildren discovered, great t-shirts to wear over the next year until we meet again.. In over twenty years we...

Thank Northcountrychick
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a motel, with all that that title implies. You will have friendly staff and a clean and comfortable room. Bring your own shampoo, conditioner, etc. They provide small bars of soap and clean but small bath linens. Access from Rte. 81 is a snap. Prices are very reasonable. There is a restaurant on premises, as well as a...

Thank BritLit
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I stayed in this motel for just a single night, but it was just was I needed as far as I can tell from such a short experience. I drove up to this place late at night (11PM-ish) and it looked closed, but the owner was kind enough to be of service at this hour. Kudos, for helping us out...

Thank qcats
Sharontbi, Owner at Three Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! This is what we want to do... exceed our customers expectations. We may be basic, but we try harder! Please come see us again soon!

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Needed a hotel for one night for my sons graduation from Suny Cortland. All the cortland hotels had a 2 night minimum whether you needed it or not. The prices went up as well. Found the Three Bear Inn and it was just what we needed at a very low price. Got 2 rooms for $90.00. It was located maybe...

Thank Janice B
Sharontbi, Owner at Three Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! This is a perfect description of what we are...! I'm glad we could be or service to you!

Reviewed 23 March 2015

Hey man, it's a motel. Personally, when I stay at a motel, my expectations include a clean place to sleep for a night. This place had that. Upon our 11:00 arrival we were greeted warmly by the desk person/bartender. We were given a REAL KEY!!! And we headed up the stairs. Another guest even offered to help with my bags,...

1Thank TACahoon
Sharontbi, Owner at Three Bear Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words!! I love that you were helped by other guests...I think the small town friendly thing might be catchy! Thanks for the lovely, honest review! (We are working on getting our smoking guest NOT to smoke in the rooms!!!)

Reviewed 17 October 2014

We stayed in a non-smoking room upstairs that overlooked the parking lot. The room was newly renovated with fresh painting and floor coverings. There was cable tv. No clock, so remember to bring your own. No refrigerator or microwave, but the restaurant is next door and there is a mini mart across the street to cater to your palate. The...

1Thank Patty A
Sharontbi, Owner at Three Bear Inn, responded to this review

I love reading such a nice review!!! We are always making an effort to please our guests! We are a budget Motel, so most of the extra (soap, clocks) are not provided. This is how we keep the rates reasonable! Appreciate your understanding!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Three Bear Inn

Address: 3 Broome St, P.O. Box 507, Marathon, NY 13803-3033
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Marathon
Number of rooms: 22
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“Check room for cleanliness before bringing your luggage in.”
 of 5 bubbles carmensD3123DA, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We have only seen the rooms and been told by relatives. We mainly stop to eat and chat with family staying there..or in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles Northcountrychick, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Non smoking”
 of 5 bubbles TACahoon, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the parking lot on the end across from the stairs arew quieter. Stay away from the back rooms that face the road- route 81.”
 of 5 bubbles 520pattya, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“rooms toward the street and front side. rear is close to interstate and truck noise.”
 of 5 bubbles rich446, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
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