The Ship Motel

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Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Room, 2 Double Beds | Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Room, 1 King Bed | Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Ship Motel

The Ship Motel

2.0 star property
Convenient for Heart Island

8.2/10 Very good

218 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
6 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY, 13607
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout curtains

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Boldt Castle - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.) - 39 min drive
  • Gananoque Station - 32 min drive

About this property

The Ship Motel

Motel next to a golf course, revitalised in 2017
At The Ship Motel, you can look forward to 9 holes of golf, a terrace and a garden. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks such as:
  • Free self-parking
  • Bike tour information, an electric bike charging station and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the walkable location
Room features
All guest rooms at The Ship Motel feature comforts, such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests reviews give good marks for the overall comfort rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Mini fridges, daily housekeeping and desks



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks available
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 31 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 11 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

What to do

  • Public winery tours
  • Bike tour information
  • Beach nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Winery tours nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Electric bike charging stations


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 9 holes of golf


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 04 November and 12 May.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Ship Motel Alexandria Bay
Ship Motel
Ship Alexandria Bay
Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay
The Ship Hotel Alexandria Bay
The Ship Motel Motel
The Ship Motel Alexandria Bay
The Ship Motel Motel Alexandria Bay

Frequently asked questions

Is The Ship Motel currently open?
The property is closed between 04 November and 12 May.
Does The Ship Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Ship Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Ship Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Ship Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Ship Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ship Motel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at The Ship Motel?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but OLG Casino Thousand Islands (29-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Ship Motel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as boat tours, fishing and hiking. The Ship Motel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Ship Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include North Star (10-min walk), Gal's Place (6.1 mi) and Foxy's Restaurant (6.8 mi).
What's the area around The Ship Motel like?
The Ship Motel is a short 2-minute walk from Cornwall Brothers Museum and 3 minutes' walk from Saint Lawrence River. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Great place
Friendly staff, clean and convenient to restaurants and shops.
2-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

alex bay
It was very good
Tracy, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay, everything u want, entertainment ,food,everything ,
JOHN, 1-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Check in early 👍
Comfort and clean! So close to all activities. The more $$ river view motels, patrons had to walk quite aways to town. Make sure to ask for ground floor if can’t climb stairs.
Sandra, 2-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Timothy, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Dianne, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Great value
Great value for money and located in center of town easy restaurants and bars
Mark, 1-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

edwin, 2-night trip
Verified Travelocity guest review

8/10 Very good

The Ship Motel is clean, cozy, and centrally located in downtown Alex Bay. The staff is friendly, the beds comfortable, and the coffee complimentary and delicious. Highly recommend for the budget-savvy traveler!!
Kenneth, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jonathan, 1-night trip
Verified guest review