Welcome to the Marina Inn & Suites!
|Abandoned HQ Building, 2001
||Marina Inn, 2010|
One of the areas newest and finest hotels is located in historic Madison Barracks. Honored for its place in American History, Madison Barracks merges the old with the new in a dramatic lakefront setting. With more than 115 acres located on the majestic eastern shoreline of Lake Ontario, Madison Barracks creates a picture book panorama with its timeless buildings, its tree lined streets and its park like setting. Madison Barracks is acclaimed as a living museum of military architecture and has played a role in every war involving our nation from the War of 1812 to World War II. For more than a century, beginning with the War of 1812, its limestone and brick structures helped protect and serve the United States of America. In its time, Madison Barracks was considered one of the nation’s best military posts. Today, one of the country’s oldest military bases, Madison Barracks is memorialized in the National Registry of Historic Places.
Former U. S. Army Headquarters building which lay in ruins from 1947 until present day. Decaying timbers, broken windows and crumbling brick provided the challenge and the backdrop to a letter perfect historic preservation and restoration project. In its day the occupants of this building’s many offices went about the business of operating Madison Barracks as an active military base. The top floor had a elevated stage and portico along with a grand ballroom with an occupancy of over 200 people, and in its basement or first floor level, the Army secured it’s payroll in a reinforced vault with a large steel door. Other areas of the basement were used as weapons and munitions storage.
Abandoned for 63 years the building has been given a second life, 18 rooms made up of spacious suites for the extended stay traveler and rooms designed for overnight guest. Rooms are available by the night, week or month and longer. Each of the suites feature full kitchens with polished granite countertops, queen or kings size beds with an additional full size pull out sleeper.
The Marina Inn & Suites is a short walk to the heart of downtown Sackets Harbor. Sackets is a quaint historic village that offers its visitors and residents local history museums, casual and fine dining restaurants, boutiques, marinas and parks. The focus on quality of life blends Sackets Harbor center of pleasure with access to nearby locations for golfing, boating, hunting, fishing, sailing and both downhill and cross country skiing. Owners of off-road vehicles for all four seasons will enjoy this area’s proximity to New York State’s off-road trail system.