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1290 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Nightly Rates: ($152.11 - $229.00)
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Hotel Description:

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Watertown NY places you in the heart of the ever expanding dining and shopping district of Watertown. Only a 10 minute drive to the Samaritan Hospital, New York Air Brake Corporation, Car Freshener, SUNY Jefferson Community College, and the Dulles State Office building. With us you can experience convenience of location right off Interstate 81 at Exit 45 within walking distance of Buffalo Wild Wings, Starbucks, Five Guys, IHOP, Chipotle, Moe's and Planet Fitness and directly across the highway Salmon Run Mall. Our corporate travelers will find our location convenient to all the major businesses in Watertown including Ft. Drum which is just 15 minutes away via its very own feeder road I-781 at Exit 48-A and just minutes from the Watertown International Airport (ART). Leisure travelers will find a wide variety of fun and exciting activities such as whitewater rafting on the class III-IV Black River, wine tastings at the many wineries along the Seaway Trail to sightseeing along the St. Lawrence. Not to mention all the shopping available within a one-mile radius.  PLUS, Canada is just short hop across a friendly border via the iconic 1000 Islands Bridge System. Just don't forget to pack your passport!. While a guest at our hotel, enjoy the heated indoor pool, fitness room, fully stocked guest pantry and the delicious FREE, hot breakfast buffet featuring our signature Cinnabon cinnamon rolls and pancake machine!

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  4
Number of rooms:  115
Number of suites:  27
Time zone:  GMT


The Great Room: Start your day right with our hotel's free, hot Express Start breakfast in our newly renovated Great Room with our signature, warm cinnamon rolls, fruit, muffins and cereal, as well as a variety of breads and bagels. You'll enjoy the rotating menu of scra
Buffalo Wild Wings: This sports bar and grill features tasty chicken wings with 15 delicious wing sauces to choose from, wraps, ribs, and a full service bar with endless drink options. The fun continues late with extended hours and over 40 TVs covering many of the most popu
Starbuck's Coffee: Its not just coffee at this international coffeehouse featuring a full service coffee bar and a drive through. Try their mouth watering pastries and breakfast specialties to complement the wide assortment of hot and iced coffees and teas. Great gifts ava
Five Guys Burgers and Fries: Deluxe, gourmet burgers and homemade fries are their specialty and they do it right! Orders are taken right over the internet as well!
Chipotle Mexican Grill: A unique Mexican dining experience right in our plaza within walking distance. You can even order from your i phone!
Moe's Southwest Grill: Located right across the street from the hotel, it is an easy walk to some of the best burritos in the North Country. You can customize your order from a list of 25 ingredients; all fresh and prepared daily.
IHOP: Home of all things breakfast from pancakes, crepes, and waffles to eggs of any kind. And now offering salads and burgers too!


Fitness center on-site
Fitness center off-site
Indoor pool

Room Info:

Connecting rooms
Kitchenette, Cups/glassware, Silverware/utensils, Sofa bed
Kitchenette, Cups/glassware, Silverware/utensils

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Color television
  • Desk with lamp
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping - weekly
  • Late check-out available
  • Non-smoking
  • Rollaway bed
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Travel agency
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Accessible facilities
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free parking
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • Indoor pool
  • Meal included - continental breakfast
  • On-Site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spare electrical outlet available at desk
  • Valet same day dry cleaning
  • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Car rental desk
  • Computer
  • Dry cleaning
  • Golf
  • High speed internet connection
  • Interior corridors
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Satellite television
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Voice mail
  • Bathtub
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Cribs
  • Florist
  • Grocery shopping service available
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Ironing board
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate closet
  • Tennis court
  • Wireless internet connection

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Salmon Run MallLocated just across the highway from the hotel, you can shop for everything from sports and hunting equipment to clothing and jewelry. Anchor stores include JC Penney, Dicks Sporting Goods, and Best Buy. Food court features everything from pizza to burg

Stateway PlazaConveniently located strip mall opposite the hotel's entrance. Featuring Ollie's Discount Store, Planet Fitness, Gold Experts, Rite Aid Liquor Store, Moe's and more

Towne Center At WatertownJust a short drive west on Arsenal Street you'll find Bed, Bath & Beyond, Edible Arrangements, Five Below, Gamestop, Michaels Arts & Crafts, Old Navy, Panera Bread, Payless Shoe Source, Perrywinkle's Fine Jewelry, Petco, Target, Kohl's, Ulta Beauty and mo

Jefferson County Fairgrounds

Syracuse AmtrakAmtrack Syracuse, NY (SYR) Station Building (with waiting room) Enclosed waiting area Restrooms during station hours Quik-Trak Payphones during station hours Checked Baggage Hours ATM Help with baggage during station hours


Watertown International Airport

Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Ives Hill Country Club

Boldt Castle and Boldt Yacht HouseSelf-guided tours of a 120-room Rhineland-style castle and yacht house built at the turn of the 20th century. Accessible by tour boat, water taxi or private watercraft. Handicap accessible. Open 7 days a week 10 am to 6:30 thru mid Oct 2018. Reopens Ma

Uncle Sam Boat ToursUncle Sam Boat Tours offers a variety of tours through the scenic 1000 Islands. Featuring 1-hour and 2 1/4-hour sightseeing cruises, luncheon and dinner cruises, Singer Castle tours and continuous round-trip shuttles to Boldt Castle on Heart Island. OPEN

Historic Sackets Harbor (1812)Step back in time and visit this charming & historical community located on the eastern shore of Lake Ontario. Start your visit at the Visitors' Center, the home of the town's founder Augustus Sacket. Continue on to the Sackets Harbor battlefield, histo

NYS Zoo at Thompson ParkDiscover the only Zoo dedicated to New York's wild animals and wild places. Get nose to nose with black bears, watch the playful antics of rare wolverines, experience the wildly popular river otter exhibit and climb a real Adirondack Fire Tower. Also at

Antique Boat MuseumThe 4.5 acre campus located on the shores of the St. Lawrence River in picturesque Clayton NY is dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and display of great North American wooden watercraft as well as to the history of working, living and playing o

Tibbets Point LighthouseTibbets Point Lighthouse marks the point where Lake Ontario meets the St. Lawrence River. Built in 1827, the lighthouse features the only original working Fresnel lens on Lake Ontario. Open May 15 to Oct. 15. Hours 10am to 7pm. Gift shop on the groun

Thousand Islands International BridgeThe Thousand Islands Bridge is an international bridge system over the St. Lawrence River connecting northern NY with southeastern Ontario, Canada and is truly the qunitssential symbol of the 1000 Islands area. Constructed in 1937, the bridges span the US

Salmon Run MallOver 80 Stores just a half mile away! Anchor stores include Best Buy, the newly remodeled JC Penney, Sears, Dicks Sporting Goods.. Featuring: food court and the all new Regal Stadium 13 Movie Theater.

Thousand Islands Charity CasinoA first-class gaming experience in a magnificent natural setting. There are over 500 slot machines ranging from 1 cent to $5. Try your luck at table games such as Texas Holdem, Blackjack, Let it Ride, Craps, Roulette and more. Restaurant on premises.

Whitewater Rafting and KayakingThe Black River Canyon is a rare whitewater gem....an unusual warm-water Mecca where summer rafting is as good as it gets. The narrow canyon forces the river through a constricted passageway where boulders and ledges turn the fast moving water into a mae

French FestivalFrench culture comes alive in Cape Vincent annually, for two fun-filled days in July. Featuring: Pancake breakfast, freshly baked French pastries & breads, arts & crafts, children s programs with Sweetheart the Clown & Bob Gibbons, & Catskill Puppets.

Pirate DaysAlexandria Bay is home to the infamous pirate Bill Johnston whose daring exploits have become an annual re-enactment. Bill Johnston's Pirate Days is a 10-day, fun-filled event for all ages. The festival starts with a block dance on Friday to prepare for t

Clayton Island ToursClimb aboard the Miss Clayton or Island Girl and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the 1000 Islands Region. Featuring: Rock Island Light, Boldt Castle and Two-Nation Cruise and Wine & Cheese Cruises. Cruising from mid-May thru mid-September. Private cha

Burrville Cider MillOne of the oldest establishments in Jefferson County, the cider mill was built in 1801 and was originally used as a sawmill and a gristmill. It is now owned by the Steiner family who press cider, sell apples, homemade fried cakes and gifts. Be sure to

Singer CastleLocal folklore and American history meet at Singer Castle on Dark Island located on the St. Lawrence Seaway off Shcermerhorn Landing and accessible by boat only. Transportation provided by Schermerhorn Harbor Marina in Schermerhorn Landing and by Uncle S

Chartered Freshwater FishingChartered freshwater fishing on the Saint Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.

Attractions & Areas of Interest Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites WATERTOWN-THOUSAND ISLANDS:

Samaritan Medical Center

Sci-Tech Center

Dry Hill Ski Area

Jefferson Community College
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