Best Western University Inn

90 E Main Street, Canton, NY 13617-1452
Phone: +1 315-386-8522   |   Fax: 315/386-1025   |   99 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Enjoy all of the four seasons in the beautiful North Country here at the Best Western University Inn of Canton, NY.

With easy access off of Route 11, this 99 room property is surrounded by a championship golf course and groomed cross country ski trails. Whether you are planning a meeting, banquet, conference or wedding, the Best Western University Inn is here to serve you. Our friendly staff, personalized service and meeting spaces make this an ideal location for any special event.

The Best Western University Inn is conveniently located adjacent to St. Lawrence University and several minutes from Clarkson University and Corning Incorporated. Families will especially enjoy an afternoon exploring nearby St. Lawrence Court House, Eisenhower Locks and St. Lawrence Seaway. Guests can also enjoy a short trip to Lake Placid, 1000 Islands or Ottawa, Canada.

And whether you are traveling to the Canton, New York area on business or pleasure, the Best Western University Inn is proud to offer comfortable guest rooms, outstanding customer service and an array of remarkable amenities, including a stunning 18-hole golf course and driving range on premises. Guests also enjoy cable satellite television with HBO®, an inviting indoor swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center. With an on-site restaurant, business center and high-speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel, it is the perfect destination for those traveling on business or leisure.

The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western University Inn is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Canton, New York. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Resturant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Free parking, outdoor
  • Meeting facilities Meeting Room Capacity -Banquet style seating up to 250 guests -Classroom style seating up to 150 guests -Theater style seating up to 160 guests -U Shape style seating up to 60 guests
  • Banquet facilities Banquet Room Capacity -Banquet style seating up to 250 guests -Classroom style seating up to 150 guests -Theater style seating up to 160 guests -U Shape style seating up to 60 guests
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Computer printing
  • Catering
  • Hot tub
  • Courier
  • Photocopy services
  • Business center, two computers with high-speed wireless Internet and one printer
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee
  • Express check out
  • Cable or satellite television, free HBO┬«
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Fax machine
  • Conference facilities, Conference Room Capacity -Banquet style seating up to 250 guests -Classroom style seating up to 150 guests -Theater style seating up to 160 guests -U Shape style seating up to 60 guests
  • Ballroom Ballroom Capacity -Reception style seating up to 200 guests
  • Golf course, 18-hole championship golf course
  • Driving range
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services wheelchair available/ADA Pool & Spa Lift
  • Physically challenged facilities ramps at all entrances, elevator, electric entry door at lobby, grab bars and roll-in shower
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Electric Car Charging Stations
  • 18 hole Championship Golf Course from April to October Cross Country Ski Trails in winter

Best Western University Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western university inn in Canton, New York is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 44.595875  /  Latitude: -75.148605


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: State Route 11. The Best Western University Inn is located on Route 11, one mile north of downtown Canton, adjacent to Saint Lawrence University.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Adirondack Park

Totaling over six million acres, Adirondack Park is America's "largest publicly protected area." Half of this wild forest preserve is privately owned. This unique combination of private and public land includes just over 100 villages and towns, home to 130,000 people. Forty-three percent of this upstate New York park is owned by the state of New York.

Plenty of outdoor recreation is permitted on the "largest single category of land." Explore this vast park, home to 3,000 lakes, 2,000 miles of hiking trails, and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams. Bring your camera to capture the variety of wildlife and historic sites in the largest National Historic Landmark in the United States.

Adirondack Park offers attractions like Gore Mountain Ski Resort and Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort for winter travelers, and the Craig Wood Golf Course for summer visitors. Most guests are fascinated by the iconic Adirondack High Peaks – ideal for hiking, climbing, and nature photography.

Clarkson University

Established in 1896, Clarkson University is located in the Upstate New York community of Potsdam, near Canton. Under the motto “A Workman That Needeth Not to be Ashamed,” the school enrolls a yearly average of around 3,500 students.

With the help of the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, the school ranks number 11 in the list of “Best Engineering Colleges by Salary Potential.” The Clarkson Knights don green and gold as they compete at the NCAA Division I level in men's and women's hockey and other sports.

Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course

Opened in 1926, The Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course is located on the campus of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. The Upstate New York facility features 18 holes designed by Devereux Emmet and Geoffrey Cornish.

The course invites students, residents, and visitors to test their skills on the par-72 layout. Lessons are available to golfers of all skill levels and an indoor golfing center is open to the public during the snowy winter months.

St. Lawrence University

Established in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, four-year institution focusing on liberal arts with over 40 majors available. The university is located in the northern New York village of Canton.

As members of the NCAA Division III, the St. Lawrence University Saints field 32 varsity teams competing in several conferences like the Liberty League and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference for hockey. ECAC hockey games are hosted at the Appleton Arena.

State University of New York at Canton

Established in 1906, the State University of New York at Canton (SUNY Canton) is a public college located in Canton in upstate New York. SUNY Canton enrolls over 3,000 undergraduate students, studying in almost 20 bachelor programs in three academic schools.

Athletics at SUNY Canton come in the form of the SUNY Canton ‘Roos – fielding a variety of Division III teams. The ‘Roos play baseball, basketball, soccer, and more sports through several conferences – including the Eastern Collegiate Hockey League and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.

State University of New York at Potsdam

Established in 1816, the State University of New York at Potsdam is a public university found in the upstate New York village of Potsdam – just minutes northeast of Canton. The college is a member of the larger State University of New York (SUNY) system, featuring three accredited schools, and enrolling over 4,000 students.

As members of the NCAA Division III, the Potsdam Bears – as they’re collectively known – compete in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). Home games are played at venues like Jerry Welsh Gymnasium and Maxcy Ice Arena.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.00 mile(s) from St. Lawrence Golf Course, the par-72 layout covers 6,698 yards from the championship tees, 6,207 from the whites, 5,747 from the golds and 5,030 yards from the scarlet/brown tees.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Partridge Run Golf Course, boasts an 18 hole layout designed by Frank Palumbo, completed in 1995. This public course is nestled among Birch, Pine and Hardwood trees in perfect harmony with nature. The beautifully designed and well manicured greens have already gained a reputation for being amongst the best in Northern NY. In addition, Partridge Run is one of the few courses in the area that is fully irrigated with an unlimited water supply.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Frederick Remington Art Museum, is located at 303 Washington Street in Ogdensburg, New York, houses a comprehensive collection of original Remington paintings, sketches and sculptures, as well as a broad array of personal effects and correspondence that serve to bring the artist and his vision to life. Many of Remington's best-known sculptures and oil paintings can be found in the Albert Priest Newell Gallery. Changing exhibits of his North Country and Canadian watercolors, sketches, and illustrations hang in the Addie Priest Newell Gallery. Personal possessions, studio equipment, and memorabilia are displayed throughout the museum.
  • 19.00 mile(s) from Higley Flow State Park, is nestled among the Adirondack foothills on the picturesque Raquette River. Spacious campsites, separated from neighbors by pine trees, abound in the park. The terrain is hilly and heavily-wooded, and there is a sandy beach on the reservoir of the Raquette River. The scenic river is ideal for canoeing and fishing. The Beaver Pond Nature Trail has interpretive signs that describe the six distinct habitats through which the trail passes. Hiking trails double as cross-country ski trails in winter, when snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and ice fishing are also allowed.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Community Performance Series, is a professional music and performing arts presenting organization established in 1989, is dedicated to serving the cultural enrichment and arts education needs of the diverse populations of our neighboring communities. The CPS Guest Artist Series has an established history of 20 successful seasons presenting world-renowned artists in concert here in Potsdam. Our unique relationship with SUNY Potsdam allows for mutual benefits that enhance the services we are able to offer to the public. CPS also presents events specifically designed to appeal to children and families through CPS Meet the Arts, established in 1995. We continue to augment our performances and audience services with outreach residencies in local libraries and schools, pre-concert talks, workshops, master classes, open rehearsals, group discounts, development of preparatory materials for teachers and collaborative ventures with other regional presenters. Our summer season includes musical theater.

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 1 mile(s) from The Canton Trail, Canton offers many different recreational trails, whether you want to run, walk, bike or rollerblade in the summer or cross country ski or snowshoe in the winter. The choice is yours. These beautiful trails afford you the opportunity to get away from all the hustle and bustle of Canton. Enter a relaxing setting full of wildlife without having to drive miles out of Canton.
  • 1 mile(s) from Canton Village Green, located in the heart of downtown Canton. The village green has paved walkways, old style water fountain, drinking fountains and park benches. Home of the Canton Farmers Market on Tuesday & Fridays.
  • 2 mile(s) from Remington Trail, surrounding the Partridge Run golf & Country Club. This 5k paved fitness trail is designed for bicycles, roller blades, walking, jogging or cross country skiing. This trail was designed for 12 month enjoyment
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Awkwesasne Mohawk Casino, 1,800+ slot and video game machines, 30 table games, high limit area, Cascades Lounge and 130,000 square foot casino gift shop,

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