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Northern Family Motel, Potsdam

2.5-star2.5 stars
6775 State Highway 56PotsdamNY13676United States of America

No-frills motel in Potsdam
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
Very Good8.4
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
Decent vibe
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From 73 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Northern Family Motel, Potsdam

from $74
  • Basic Room
  • Double Room
  • Comfort Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 15 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 4 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Northern Family Motel, Potsdam’s small print

Also known as

  • Northern Family Motel Potsdam
  • Northern Family Motel
  • Northern Family Potsdam
  • Northern Family
  • Northern Family Hotel Potsdam


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.00 per stay

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Northern Family Motel, Potsdam


  • Clarkson University - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • State University of New York-Potsdam - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km
  • St. Lawrence University - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km
  • State University of New York Canton - 14.2 mi / 22.9 km
  • Massena Country Club - 19.7 mi / 31.8 km
  • Massena Town Beach - 20.5 mi / 33 km
  • St. Lawrence Center - 21.7 mi / 34.8 km
  • Lisbon Depot Museum - 23.1 mi / 37.2 km

Getting around

  • Massena, NY (MSS-Massena Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Ogdensburg, NY (OGS-Ogdensburg Intl.) - 43 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 94 reviews

Northern Family Motel, Potsdam
Very Good8.0
Basic family-run motel
This is a basic, family-run motel. We are usually busy when we go to The North Country, so we use this as a place to sleep, period. Nice breakfast on weekends. Friendly folks. Everything is clean. The price is right.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
Northern Family Motel, Potsdam
Very Good8.0
Older facility, but well maintained. Clean and comfortable. Amazing continental breakfast. Can't go wrong in staying here.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Northern Family Motel, Potsdam
Very Good8.0
lovely hosts
The hosts were SO nice! Had fresh cookies and candy waiting for us when we got there, and breakfast was delicious. Room was only ok, but it's a motel so about what I expected. Unfortunately a car alarm went off at 3am (which was no fault of the owners), but the car was parked right outside my room so it didn't make for a great night sleep. I would definitely stay again - very convenient to St. Lawrence (which has few hotels).
Jennifer, us1 night trip
Northern Family Motel, Potsdam
Very Good8.0
Basic but friendly hotel in Potsdam, NY
We stayed here to visit Clarkson University. The motel has 70's and 80's flavor but clean, safe and very friendly. The rooms are small but cozy. The breakfast is good. It is close to downtown and stores. TV was on the small side but has good channel. I would stay here again.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Northern Family Motel, Potsdam
Very Good8.0
Come for the room, stay for the breakfast
The rooms are a little dated, but their comfortable enough and clean. The breakfast is the reason to stay here. It's like being at a bed and breakfast with homemade goodies and something hot too (we had mini omelets). Hosts very nice and helpful.
Scott, us1 night trip

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Northern Family Motel, Potsdam

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