New York State may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Find Historic Hotels in Watertown, NY from CA $95

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Watertown Historic Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown-Thousand Island
2.5 out of 5
1290 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY
Free cancellation
The price is CA $138 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
4.6/5Wonderful! (815 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly and very good at helping Sam at the front desk truly made us feel bery welcome"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown-Thousand Island
Comfort Inn & Suites Watertown - 1000 Islands
2 out of 5
110 Commerce Park Drive, Watertown, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and helpful and responded quickly to our requests. Comfortable rooms."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Watertown - 1000 Islands
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Historic Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Pocket Guide: Historic Hotels in Watertown

Search for hotels in Watertown on Expedia. You can easily find your hotels in Watertown using one of the methods below:

  • View our selection of featured hotels in Watertown
  • Use the map to find hotels in the Watertown neighborhood you prefer
  • Use the filters to see hotels in a specific area of Watertown, select a specific theme, brand, or hotel class from basic (1 Star) to luxury hotels (5 Stars) in Watertown
  • Enter your travel dates to view the best deals on hotels in Watertown - while they last

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Watertown?
You’re already probably planning a visit to places with historical relevance while you’re staying in Watertown. The array of shops and top-notch restaurants are some of the places to visit while you’re here.
What's the best hotel in Watertown to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Best Western Watertown Fort Drum is a top hotel on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features a restaurant and pillowtop beds. Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library is a short walk away. Other choices near historic sites include Comfort Inn & Suites Watertown - 1000 Islands and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown-Thousand Island.
How many historical hotels are located in Watertown?
In Watertown, there are 13 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 3 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights to visit in Watertown?
Landmarks like Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library and Jefferson County Historical Society in Watertown might be worth a visit. Loved for its places to shop, and Salmon Run Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. Additionally, you’ll find Fort Drum in the area.
What is a historic hotel like in Watertown?
A historic hotel gives guests the chance to stay in a building officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can be palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs, or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Watertown often preserve original elements like traditional architecture and period features within the guestrooms or public spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the physical building and architecture. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Watertown have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the amenities you’d find in a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Watertown doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

More trip options