A Review of the Hampton Inn, New Hartford, New York

Excellent business travel hotel in central New York

New Hartford Hampton Inn lobby area
David A. Kelly

The Hampton Inn & Suites New Hartford is a very nice hotel in New Hartford, ​​New York. It’s a great choice for business travelers to the central New York area (Utica, New Hartford, Rome). The hotel is well designed, is very clean, and has good-sized rooms. It’s convenient to New Hartford and Utica businesses, as well as shops, restaurants, stores, and Hamilton and Utica Colleges. Based on my stay at the Hampton Inn New Hartford, I would strongly recommend the hotel to visitors and business travelers to central New York.​

Hotel Overview

The Hampton Inn & Suites New Hartford is nearby many of the local New Hartford, Utica, and Rome businesses, as well as Utica College and Hamilton College. The hotel is also convenient to the SUNY Institute of Technology. Local businesses include The Hartford and Par Technologies.

What I particularly liked about the Hampton Inn New Hartford was the cozy feeling the hotel had. The public areas, such as the lobby and the dining area, were comfortable, not sterile. There’s a nice sitting area across from the front desk that seemed to be the perfect place to have a comfortable meeting with clients or business associates or a great place to hang out and read a book. Beyond the lobby, the breakfast area doubles as a living room during the day and evening, with a nice TV (not too loud!) and great tables and high tables to sit at or work from.

 

I found the rooms at the Hampton Inn excellent. They were reasonably sized and nicely decorated. There was no sound from the hallway or outside (although this isn’t New York City). The bed was very comfortable, the blinds worked well to keep the light out, and the temperature was great. The bathroom was modern and upscale, with a good-sized shower and sink area.

I also found the hotel to be warm and welcoming. Coffee is available for free in the lobby area.  

Food

The Hampton Inn New Hartford doesn’t have a restaurant, but it does provide a nice, hot, free breakfast in the morning. The breakfast was a standard Hampton Inn breakfast (including waffles) and was both fresh and well managed. The hotel also has a small snack shop behind the front desk, where visitors can select drinks and snacks to tide them over. For business travelers who need something more substantial, there are a number of both fast food and sit down restaurants nearby.

In addition, the hotel offers free Hampton “On the Run” breakfast bags if you’re in a rush to leave in the morning.

Business Traveler Perspective

The Hampton Inn New Hartford is located in the busy commercial district of New Hartford, convenient to Utica and other locations in the Mohawk Valley. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi to guests, in both the rooms and public areas.

The public areas of the hotel are nice enough to schedule a client meeting in. In addition, the hotel does have some meeting and event space. The Hampton Inn New Hartford has 750 square feet of meeting space to accommodate up to fifty people.

The hotel has a nice, private business center with two computers and a printer. The business center has a door which can be closed for more private (and quiet) working conditions.

Business travelers may want to take advantage of the nice medium-sized pool just off the lobby, or the well-equipped fitness center at the end of the pool hallway.

Parking is free.  There is no room service, but there are nearby restaurants and shops.

Hotel Info

Hampton Inn & Suites New Hartford
201 Woods Park Drive
New Hartford, New York 13323
Phone: 1-315-793-1600