BEST WESTERN Watertown Fort Drum

300 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601-3734
Phone: 315/782-8000   |   Fax: 315/786-2097   |   160 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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.

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, heated indoor pool and sauna room. Our on-site laundry machines and the DVD library with 42-inch LCD televisions in room makes 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. We are currently renovating the bathrooms in some guest rooms. Work is being completed between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays only. We appreciate your understanding as we improve our hotel for our guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 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
  • Indoor pool heated, we apologize for the inconvenience but our pool is not ADA accessible
  • Steam room, dry sauna
  • 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
  • Interior 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, seating from 10 to 300
  • Banquet facilities, seating for 200 in rounds with dance floor.
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom, seating for 200 in rounds with dance floor.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services TTY at front desk, wheelchair available
  • Physically challenged facilities ramps/grab bars
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Airport car Airport shuttle must be scheduled 24-hours in advance
  • Free parking, 24-hour
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee and cookies in lobby
  • Complimentary USA Today┬«
  • ATM machine
  • Evening reception, free, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Board Games available at front desk
  • DVD Library
  • Laundry/valet, nominal fee

BEST WESTERN Watertown Fort Drum

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Conveniently located, the best western watertown fort drum in Watertown, 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: 43.971525  /  Latitude: -75.912085


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 81 North. Traveling north on Route 81 take Exit 44, turn left off of exit, right onto Route 232, and left onto Route 11 North. The BEST WESTERN Watertown Fort Drum is two miles down on the left.

From: Interstate 81 South. Traveling south on Route 81 take Exit 45, turn left onto Route 3, follow two miles to downtown and turn right onto to Washington Street. The BEST WESTERN Watertown Fort Drum is two blocks up on the right.

BEST WESTERN Watertown Fort Drum

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

Dry Hill Ski Area

The Dry Hill Ski Area is a wonderful beginner to advanced ski area in the Watertown area of Upstate New York. Whether you grab your snowboard, snap into skis or bounce down a run on a tube, you're bound to have fun. Kids love to celebrate birthdays with tubing and a pizza party - what a fun way to the special day!

Dry Run has all the rental equipment needed including skis, boots, poles, snowboards and snowboard boots. Take a break from the action on the slopes to enjoy a delicious snack or meal at the main lodge snack bar. After hitting the slopes, warm up in a cozy Best Western guest room to recharge for another day of skiing.

Watertown International Airport

Watertown International Airport encompasses 1,060 acres of land, west of Watertown, in Upstate New York. American Eagle Airline provides daily commercial flights to Chicago, via their Embraer ERJ regional jets. Although the airport does not service international commercial flights, it does operate as an international port for private aircraft.

Airport terminal amenities include convenient parking, rental car agencies and wireless internet access. General aviation services, including chartered flights and aircraft maintenance, are provided by the Tom Brouty Aircraft Services. While in the area, consider touring Fort Drum, a U.S. Arny base, located twenty minutes from the airport. Enjoy a comfortable night's rest, as a guest of the local Best Western hotel.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 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.
  • 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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 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
  • 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
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Jefferson Community College

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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.

BEST WESTERN Watertown Fort Drum

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Watertown. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

December 2014

December 30 - April 4, 2014
2015 Canton Charge Basketball

Catch future NBA stars of the Development League run the hardwood when the Canton Charge play select home games at the Canton Memorial Civic Center during the winter and spring. 

January 2015

October 10 - April 19, 2015
2015 Adirondack Flames Hockey

The Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League play home games at the Glen Falls Civic Center in Glen Falls. Game times vary.

March 2015

March 22 - 30, 2015
Maple Weekend

In the two last weekends of March, maple producers from across the state welcome visitors to their farms for a firsthand look at how maple syrup and other maple products are made. List of participating farms vary by region. Event lasts from 10 am to 4 pm.

March 22 - 30, 2015
Maple Weekend

In the two last weekends of March, maple producers from across the state welcome visitors to their farms for a firsthand look at how maple syrup and other maple products are made. List of participating farms vary by region. Event lasts from 10 am to 4 pm.

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