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300 Washington Street
Watertown, New York 13601-3734
United States


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Hotel Overview

Military/government rates below per diem with long term rates available. Will accept sub-contractors/retired military and families. Call front desk directly. Only six miles from Fort Drum.

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Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway are each just a short trip from our hotel near Fort Drum. These majestic bodies of water are among the region's most popular natural attractions, boasting gorgeous scenery and numerous activities for adults and children alike. The Thousand Islands, a collection of 1,864 islands scattered along the head of the St. Lawrence River, are a must see. Among the major landmarks are Boldt Castle and Singer Castle, built in the style of European fortresses by wealthy families of past generations.

Sacketts Harbor, a charming vacation village on the shores of Lake Ontario, is another great place to find aquatic vistas and activities. Located close by our Watertown hotel, this lakeside community is popular among enthusiasts of fishing, sailing, white water rafting and swimming. You may also want to visit the Seaway Wine Trail or take a tour through the Car Freshener Corporations in this county seat town.

We offer free wireless Internet access, an exercise center and a complimentary full breakfast that includes fresh waffles. Wintertime guests coming for the skiing and snowmobiling in the area will appreciate our enclosed corridors and heated indoor pool. Our on-site laundry machines and the DVD library with 42-inch LCD televisions in room make stays with children pleasant and relaxing. We also have event space for weddings and a delicious on-site restaurant.

Whether you're traveling for leisure, work, or government business at Fort Drum, our Watertown hotel is the perfect place to stay while exploring upstate New York. Book your visit to the Best Western Watertown Fort Drum today.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $30.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Cocktail lounge Savory Downtown at The Best Western Watertown's lounge offers options for both semi-private, private, and non-private event spaces. 1,305 square feet Relaxed atmosphere with access to fill service bar
  • Indoor pool Heated we apologize for the inconvenience but our pool is not ADA accessible
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. elliptical, recumbent bike and universal weight machine.
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish, Russian)
  • Porterage/bell services, all staff members assist with luggage
  • Guest Laundry, open from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., nominal fee
  • Laundromat, we have two guest washers and two guest dryers
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check out, request at front desk
  • Late check out, based on availability, inquire at check in
  • Safe deposit box
  • Children's activities, board games available at front desk
  • Cable or satellite television, cable
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Fax services, located at front desk
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services, full banquet facilities
  • Meeting facilities, Carriage House Room A private room for special events, including weddings and banquets. Classic rustic decor featuring ambiance lighting Full sounds system and Sirius satellite XM radio included Space for Dancing Capacity:175
  • Banquet facilities,
  • Conference facilities Jefferson Room & Board Room Jefferson Room 414 square feet (18′ x 23′) Board Room 546 Square Feet (21′ x 26′)
  • Catering
  • Ballroom, Empire Ballroom Available for wedding receptions, banquets, military balls, and other special events. Spacious 2,886 square feet (39′ x 74′) Recently renovated featuring neutral colors, modern accents, and classic, simple decor
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services TTY at front desk, wheelchair available
  • Physically challenged facilities ramps/grab bars
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking, 24-hour
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee and cookies in lobby
  • Complimentary USA Today®
  • ATM machine
  • Board Games available at front desk
  • DVD Library
  • Laundry/valet, nominal fee

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Complimentary room for tour director or bus driver
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Access ramps
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible clear floor space
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television, 42-inch LCD televisions
  • DVD player, free DVD library at front desk
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper, USA Today®, available to all guests at the front desk Monday through Friday.
  • Wake-up calls, call front desk
  • Easy chair available
  • Sofabed available
  • Spa available Jacuzzi® suites
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Crib, available, complimentary
  • Suites with one king bed and a livingroom with a sleeper sofa
  • Rollaway beds available, $10 fee
  • Suites with 2 floors, spiral staircase, sleeper sofa and Jacuzzi® tub

Motorcoach Specialties:

  • Red Carpet Welcome reception with complimentary wine & cheese
  • Step on guide service available on request
  • Hotel is a receptive operator

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible business center
  • Accessible laundry room

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
More Amenities
More Amenities

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Walmart
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sams Club
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Syracuse Utilities
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Car Freshner Corp
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Timeless Frames
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Northrup & Grumman
  • 7.00 mile(s) from SAIC
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Raytheon
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Lockheed & Martin


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Dulles State Office Build, county seat for state offices
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Sci Tech Center of Northe, hands on children's science museum
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Thompson Park Zoo, conservation and learning zoo featuring animals native to NYS
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Watertown Red and Black F, Empire Football League, semi-pro team and winners of the 2009 Championship.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Lake Ontario/Sacketts Harbor, battle site of the War of 1812, Lake Ontario Playhouse comedy shows, scenic views of Lake Ontario
  • 24.00 mile(s) from Antique Boat Museaum, Explore fascinating exhibits about the legendary Thousand Islands and see more than 100 historic pleasure boats on display, all in the same day. The Antique Boat Museum, of course, home of North America's original Antique Boat Show and Auction.
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Natural Bridge Caverns, were carved by a channel of the Indian River. The property is commercially owned. Visitors are taken through the cavern by rowboat. At one point in the cavern, part of the roof has collapsed, resulting in the bridge.
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Uncle Sam Boat Tours, scenic cruises of the Thousand Islands
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Boldt castle, in the Thousand Islands Region of the St. Lawrence River stands as a remembrance of the magnificence of a bygone era, a monument of love on Heart Island of George C. Boldt for his wife Louise.
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Singer Castle, open to the public to visitors who wish to have a guided tour of the intricate architecture, beautiful furnishings and puzzling secret passages of our magnificent 100-year old castle.


  • Savory Downtown, on premises, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Savory Downtown is a full service bar, lounge, restaurant (lunch & dinner), conference center, and catering company. Family owned and operated, Savory Downtown boasts homemade specialties, excellent service, and a family friendly atmosphere. Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Dinner: Monday - Saturday 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Lounge at Savory Downtown, on premises, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, lounge open Monday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Closed on Sunday. Joins us for happy hour Monday-Friday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. featuring daily drink specials. Live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night and Wine night on Thursdays.


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Jefferson Community College

Nearby Cities

  • 6.90 mile(s) from Fort Drum
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Sackets Harbor
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Carthage
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Lafargeville
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Lowville
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Clayton
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Gouverneur
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Alexandria Bay
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Syracuse
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Potsdam


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Thompson Park zoo
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Swimming, public pool
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Tennis courts
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Trails and picnic areas
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Golfing
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Skiing/snowboarding
  • 6.90 mile(s) from White water rafting, on the Black River
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Boating, Lake Ontario
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Wescott and Southwicks St
  • 32.00 mile(s) from 1000 Islands, Boat tours, mini golf, giant hedge maze and shopping
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Boating, St. Lawrence River
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Thompson Park Zoo, conservation and learning zoo featuring animals native to NYS


  • 3.00 mile(s) from Salmon Run Mall
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Stateway Plaza, Ollie's, Dollar General
  • 3.00 mile(s) from TJ Maxx
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Herb Philipson's
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Walmart® Supercenter
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Pioneer Plaza, K-mart, Peir 1 Imports
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Towne Center, Target, Kohls, Petco, Old Navy, Payless


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Trailways
  • 6 mile(s) from Watertown International Airport
  • 66.00 mile(s) from Syracuse Hancock International Airport
  • 68.00 mile(s) from Amtrak Syracuse, Amtrak is located in downtown Syracuse, NY.
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Thousand Islands, the Thousand Islands Region is an international tourism destination. The islands are unique, offering a wonderful experience that spans two nations. Each island has its own individuality. Take a boat tour or visit one of the two castles.
  • 2.00 block(s) from Watertown