February 3, 2020. Portland, Maine. Olympia Hotel Management (OHM) is proud to announce the addition of the Best Western University Inn to their third-party portfolio. Located adjacent to and owned by St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, the hotel adjoins The Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course at St. Lawrence University, which OHM will also manage.
“It is an honor to add this prestigious affiliation to our growing campus hospitality portfolio and to become part of the university community,” said Sara Masterson, President, Hotel Management, for Olympia Hotel Management. OHM currently manages such campus properties as The Alfond Inn at Rollins College, The Hotel at Oberlin and The Inn at Swarthmore.
The Best Western University Inn features the County Seat Restaurant & Lounge, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a business center, with high-speed wireless internet available throughout the hotel, as well as 4,000 square feet of space for meetings, conferences, banquets and weddings for up to 250 participants. Exercise facilities include an indoor swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center. The Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course at St. Lawrence University is an 18-hole par-72 course that was established in 1926, with nine holes designed by Devereux Emmet. It was later expanded to its current 18-hole layout by Geoffrey Cornish. The course is open to the public and the Par 4 Deli is on site for lunch.
“Olympia Hotel Management has an impressive and distinguished track record with campus hotels,” said Lisa Mazzola Cania, Vice President for Community and Employee Relations at St. Lawrence University. “We’re confident that they will create a welcoming environment for hotel guests and community members.”
The Best Western University Inn is located a few minutes from Clarkson University and Corning Incorporated. Area attractions include the Eisenhower Locks and St. Lawrence Seaway. The property is within a 90 minute drive of such attractions as Lake Placid, the Thousand Islands and Ottawa, Canada.
Best Western University Inn, 90 E. Main Street, Canton, NY 13617. T 315-386-8522. https://www.staystlawrence.com/