The Clarkson Inn

Unique Victorian décor with a view

A hotel that defines “charming”: created and maintained by artisans, The Clarkson Inn combines Victorian décor, boutique exclusivity, scenic views, and genuine hospitality to create an atmosphere of elegance and comfort.  

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Elegant Victorian décor, beautiful views of the city and river—a celebrity favorite. 

What it's like

Stay in a room with a view of either downtown Potsdam or the Raquette River. Dive into the comfort of a pillow top mattress with signature bedding and high-quality linens. And keep your eyes peeled—you just might end up rubbing elbows with somebody famous.

Independent spirit

Charming atmosphere, friendly service

Small touches

At this AAA Three Diamond Award of Excellence winner, everything is taken care of.  Daily fresh ice service, bottled water and snack are a few of the complimentary amenities you can expect.

Eat and drink

The English Room—a traditional French gourmet restaurant—provides room service, breakfast, and (during the weekends) tea time.

And more

Looking to hit the slopes? The hotel offers a number of ski packages to nearby Titus Mountain. Is love in the air? A wedding or honeymoon package might be what you're looking for.

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Potsdam, the Clarkson Inn is just a few steps away from Clarkson University and SUNY Potsdam. Situated in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, it is the perfect jumping-off point for outdoor sport and adventure no matter what season it happens to be.

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Guest Services

  • 24-hour front desk/concierge
  • Free wireless hi-speed Internet
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Shoe Shine service

Eat & Drink

  • Room service
  • Bar/lounge
  • The English Room Restaurant
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary fresh ice service daily

Fitness & Recreation

  • Golf Course nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Biking/bicycle rental nearby
  • Pool and fitness center nearby

Business Services

  • Business center

Meetings & Events

  • Small meeting/conference room
  • Audiovisual equipment (available on request)

In-room amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Plush bathrobes and slippers
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Village view
  • River view
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Keurig Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water and snack
  • Crib/infant bed available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk or large-size table
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • In room iron and ironing board
  • Microwave and refrigerator
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Premium television channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Signature bedding
  • Free wireless hi-speed Internet
  • Turndown service (on request)
  • Windows open

Cancellation policy

4:00 pm day of arrival
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