Siam Classic Inn & Spa

62 Elm Street, Potsdam, New York 13676
Innkeeper(s): John & Amornrat Lindsey
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  • Siam Classic Inn & Spa is Talk of the Town Award Winner 2014!

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  • Introduction

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa, front view

    The Siam Classic Inn & Spa is a Victorian style home recently renovated into a small luxury Bed & Breakfast in Potsdam, New York. The house has a rich historical background, and the Inn offers a unique experience for the discerning traveler. Our historic house, built in 1883,is situated in the heart of Potsdam, New York, at 62 Elm Street.

    The Siam Classic Inn & Spais ideal for travelers who want to relax and enjoy the quiet life in the oldest part of Potsdam. The Inn is within walking distance of SUNY Potsdam, Clarkson University, and many historical sites and attractions. And St. Lawrence University and SUNY Canton are 10-12 miles away. We’re also just a short drive from popular tourist destinations such as the Adirondack Mountains and the 1000 Islands Seaway. The Inn particularly brings back the sense and lifestyle of the King Rama V period in Thai history. Our goal is to convey the feeling of authentic Thai culture through all the senses. John and I love the historic style of the traditional old Thai house; and we feel we have accurately created an atmosphere reflecting the old flavors of ancient Thailand.

    We welcome people from all over the world to discover our heritage and stay at our unique Bed & Breakfast. With its original design, authentic Thai environment, and many artistic and historical artifacts, the residence will make you feel as if you are back in time, living during the golden periods of Thailand.

    We look forward to sharing with you the passion and love that created this residence as it stands today.

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa, library

    The many entrances into the Kingdom of Siam bring the traveler at once into all the richness and variety of a tropical paradise. For centuries the amazing sights, sounds and colors of Siam (present day Thailand) have mesmerized travelers from all around the world. Many times in the past, foreign visitors and dignitaries were invited to “The Land of Smiles”, a place which was also called“The Venice of The East.”

    Merchants from all corners of the globe would come and marvel at this great kingdom and share stories of a prosperous empire whose people were hospitable and highly cultured. Beginning as far back as the early 1400′s, every nationality from the Portuguese Spanish, Chinese, Italian, French, and British came to explore or trade in the great Kingdom of Siam.

    Similarly, we invite you to step into the world of the Siam Classic Inn & Spa, where we have created an environment reflective of the old Kingdom of Siam. Every room represents a Period in the history of Siam.

    “We are Proud to be the 1st Thai Bed & Breakfast in the USA which features Thai Culture and History!”

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa, porchSiam Classic Inn & Spa, backyard

  • Amenities

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa, common room

    From the moment you enter the Siam Classic Inn & Spa you will be greeted with the warmth, service, and courtesy that typifies Thai hospitality. Live in well-appointed style, immerse yourself in the ambiance, and indulge in the many pleasures of an historic Thai house.

    Each guest room is designed to present one period of Thai history. Photographs of the times, artwork, and unusual furniture create the environment of that period in the long history of Siam (Thailand). Every room features a new and extremely comfortable bed, Tiffany lamps,ample closet space, mirror, gorgeous wood floor,and tasteful décor.

    We provide first class accommodations and service for all of our guests. Every day we provide a delicious breakfast. On Monday through Friday we will serve a full American style breakfast with a Thai twist. And on Saturday and Sunday our guests will savor a full authentic Thai breakfast.

    • Air conditioner
    • Turbo High speed internet
    • Heating in each room
    • Duvet and feather pillows
    • Cotton bathrobe and slippers in each room
    • Cable/satellite TV entertainment in living and family rooms
    • Coffee/tea facilities (24 hours)
    • Sitting areas
    • Tiffany reading light in every room
    • Thai-inspired aromatic scents in each room
    • Iron/ironing board (upon request)
    • Universal power outlets (110-250 volt)
    • Complimentary bottled water (2)
    • Smoke alarm and fire extinguishers
    • All rooms are non-smoking
    • Luggage rack
    • Wi-Fi high-speed internet access
    • 2 decorated tile bathrooms with bathtub and shower units
    • Thai welcome drink (upon arrival)
    • Alarm clock
    • Phone calls made at the Siam Classic Inn & Spa are free in the U.S. and Canada
  • Guest Reviews

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa, hammock Abosolutely gorgeous experience at this very special B & B

    "Sights, sounds, smells - every sense delighted at this very special B&B….artful, meticulously maintained, luscious bedding, Who could ask for more when on the road? Quite the amazing adventure, truly."

    Nice overnight in Potsdam 

    It is difficult to get a room during crowded times like Freshman orientation. So the unique B&B was not only convenient to Clarkson but also a get-away."

    Credit: Beth S.

    "Dear (Kora in Swedish) Nok and John, " Thank you for your lovely hospitality, we have had the most wonderful breakfasts ever in the US. We are going to miss our conversation at the breakfast table. It feels like we have been visiting a part of Thailand.

    We hope to see you in Sweden next year. Thank you/ Tack Ja Mycket,

    Lars, Sweden

    "We felt like we were sleeping in a foreign land. Peaceful right down to the chimes outside. Beautiful!"

    Brian & Tracy, Rochester, NY

     

    You are both truly inspiring- living an inspired life. Thank you for treating us as nobility- As Anne of Green Gables said" ordinary life will never be the same." Thank you!

    Lora Z. Vermont

    "Thanks for the lovely hospitality, And Nok, William and I really enjoyed your traditional Thai breakfast! The Shrimp, rice, and ginger main dish and the coconut dessert were wonderful!"

    Kate H. Minnesota 

    Upstate Bangkok

    "This is a wonderful, intimate, setting where you would least expect it. All the rooms are in beautiful Thai decor, each with a historical theme from Siam. There are some pretty amazing artifacts on the walls. I love the floor lamps in the hallway which stay on all night. You couldn't ask for more gracious, warm and accommodating hosts than Nok & John, who pulled out all the stops for us on a Sunday morning with the Full Thai Breakfast! Absolutely incredible food that took two hours to prepare! Plus, chocolate and rose petals on the bed, you can't beat that."

    Brattleboro, Vermont, United States

    Charming Home

    "Thank you for making our college trip a treat. If my daughter chooses this school we expect many times to stay at this charming home. Good luck with the Spa."

    Scott N, Florida NY

    Wonderful BnB

    "I had the good fortune of staying at the Siam Classic Inn on a regular basis for my term as interim professor at Crane School of Music. John and Nok made all of my stays very comfortable in their beautiful home. I highly recommend this for any traveler as a wonderful place to stay. And the Thai breakfast makes it even more amazing!"

    Ed R, Toronto, Canada

    Loved The Siam Classic

    The Siam Classic is amazingly beautiful with classic Thai styling. My room was very lovely, and the service was thoughtful and friendly. It was very clean, and the location is walking distance from almost everything in town. The Thai breakfast was also outstanding. I'm truly glad I stayed there. I'll certainly stay there next time I come to town.

    David G, Schenectady, New York

    Siam Classic Inn is a Winner

    "I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Siam Classic Inn while on business in Upstate NY. What a treasure this new Inn is, and what a delightful addition to the community and to the North Country. The authenticity of the decor and the unique style of the establishment, owing to the discerning tastes and the vision of its owners, John and Nok Lindsey, provide a warm inviting atmosphere while the owners themselves offer first class service and accommodation. The Inn has all the amenities, it is ideally located, and the breakfast was scrumptious and memorable. The Inn provides a restful and restorative environment, the beds are excellent and I slept deeply. I recommend the Siam Classic without reservation. And on my next visit I will be sure to take advantage of some of the spa services."

    Karen K, Montreal, Canada 

    Absolutely Unique

    Very warm atmosphere. Loved the ancient Thai decor. We stayed in a room with two single beds; only suitable for sleeping - no sitting area. House hosts VERY hospitable. Look forward to a return stay.

    Delightful stay

    Delightful stay. Warm, friendly owners who couldn't have made me feel more welcomed or taken care of. Furnishings are unique and fascinating adding to the charm. And breakfast, an authentic Thai breakfast, was amazing! Wonderful first experience at a B&B.

    The Most Beautiful Place to Stay in Potsdam

    "After being booked out of my usual Potsdam hotel, I decided to give this inn a try. I'm very glad I did. It's simply gorgeous, with classic Thai styling. It's exceedingly clean and the service makes you feel very at home. The Thai breakfast is absolutely delicious. My only regret was that I couldn't stay for a few more nights."

    Siam Classic Inn and Spa Is a Sure-Fire Winner

    "I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Siam Classic Inn while on business in Upstate NY. What a treasure this new Inn is, and what a delightful addition to the community and to the North Country. The authenticity of the decor and the unique style of the establishment, owing to the discerning tastes and the vision of its owners, John and Nok Lindsey, provide a warm inviting atmosphere while the owners themselves offer first class service and accommodation. The Inn has all the amenities, it is ideally located, and the breakfast was scrumptious and memorable. The Inn provides a restful and restorative environment, the beds are excellent and I slept deeply. I recommend the Siam Classic without reservation. And on my next visit I will be sure to take advantage of some of the spa services."

    A Northern New York Treasure

    Having been the first guests in this lovely B & B, we were treated to a very special experience. The decor of each room is very beautiful, interesting and authentic and makes you feel you have just come to Thailand. Service by the charming hostess was superb and we were made to feel right at home. The delicious breakfast was a highlight and will make you want to return for more. If you are coming to the Potsdam area you would do well to make a reservation at the Siam Classic Inn & Spa.

  • Awards and Accolades

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa, achievements

    Siam Classic Inn & Spa is Talk of the Town Award Winner 2014

    Talk of the Town News congratulates those companies that are committed to making their customers' experience the best it can be. For its dedication to providing excellent customer service, Siam Classic Inn & Spa has won the Talk of the Town Award.

    Ratings are calculated based on consumer-review websites and blogs, social networks, business rating services and other award information to determine the top companies across the country.

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