A hotel as spectacular as the Thousand Islands Experience the majestic beauty of Northern New York and the 1,000 Islands region at the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Watertown - Thousand Islands. Our hotel's location at exit 45 off I-81 puts us at the "Gateway to the 1,000 Islands!" The finest attractions of Northern New York are just minutes from Watertown, NY. As our hotel's guest, you can enjoy the Thousand Islands Seaway or the Wine Trail. Take a scenic cruise to Boldt Castle on the St. Lawrence River and relive history in Sackets Harbor. You can shop all-day at Salmon Run Mall or the more adventurous can run the rapids on a Black River whitewater rafting trip. Corporate guests appreciate our Watertown, NY hotel's location because local businesses like Fort Drum Army Base, Samaritan Medical Center, New York Air Brake and SUNY-Jefferson College are close. Stay productive with free high-speed, wired and Wi-Fi Internet access. A Jacuzzi suite is an ideal antidote to a day of meetings. No matter what brings you to the Thousand Islands region, our hotel's amenities and outstanding service will bring you back. We offer a free Express Start breakfast, a heated, indoor pool, sauna and a fitness center. After a day spent in meetings or sightseeing, relax in a smoke-free room or suite with plasma TVs and refrigerators. Unwind in the heart of Watertown, NY where our hotel's guests enjoy the best service in the 1,000 Islands.