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"It's always a great day at Lanz's!"

~C. Loveland

40033 NYS Route 12
Clayton, NY 13624
Phone: (315) 686-5690

Lanz's Motel, Cottages and Campground, located directly on the St. Lawrence River, is dedicated to making your stay in the Thousand Islands a memory you can share with family and friends for years to come.

Lanz's is open from May 1 through October 12.We have twenty motel units and sixteen one, two, and three bedroom cottages. We offer group rates for bus tours. We also have a full hook-up campground, a boat launch and dockage. For your enjoyment there is an inground swimming pool, a playground, beach front bonfire pits and a sandy beach on the premises. We also provide a beach front picnic area with barbeque grills and a 70' riverfront deck that offers panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River.

2020 Full Season Rentals Available (May 1-October 15):
**One Bedroom Cottage-all utilities included, full bath, full kitchen, utensils, patio with BBQ grill and picnic table. $4000 for the season.
**Two Bedroom Cottage-all utilities included, full bath, full kitchen, utensils, patio with BBQ grill and picnic table. $5000 for the season.
The above seasonal rentals also include use of the following amenities located at Lanz's: pool, beach, waterfront picnic area, waterfront deck and bonfire pits.
Boat launch and dockage are also available for an additional fee.

The St. Lawrence River boasts many activities. Museums, beautiful golf courses, a go kart track, basketball and tennis courts are located within a three mile radious. New to Clayton in 2006 is Clayton Island Tours , a two and a half hour two-nation narrated cruise of the islands located in and near Clayton with stop overs at Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Clayton Island Tours also offers Sunset cruises, an Island Picnic cruise, and charters. Uncle Sam Boat Line also offers a two-nation narrated tour with stop overs at Boldt Castle on Heart Island or Singer Castle on Dark Island. A visit to these famous castles featured in 2005 on the Travel Channel is a must for any visitor of the area. A trip across the Thousand Islands International Bridge into Canada is sure to bring pleasure to your vacation. Leisure boats, fishing boats and wave runner rentals can be arranged in advance or you are welcome to bring your own watercraft or boat. Don't forget your water skiis! And for the diving enthusiast, some of the best fresh water scuba diving in the world exists in the St. Lawrence River.

Whatever your pleasure may be, the friendly staff at Lanz's would be happy to arrange reservations for you at any attraction, restaurant or boat rental facility.

The Clayton Area Chamber of Commerce along with the citizens of the Clayton community have been hard at work through the past several years in bringing many attractions to Clayton. The Annual Vintage & Classic Street Meet held in September is always a great success with classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and snowmobiles lining the streets of downtown Clayton. Please call for this years date. Check out our video: Burnout

A complete list of each year's events can be found at theClayton Area Chamber of Commerce website.

Lanz's Motel, Cottages & Campground is located two miles from downtown Clayton. There you will find a variety of shops, and restaurants and after dinner you might want to consider watching a waterfront concert at Frink Park or a performance at the newly renovated Clayton Opera House

Annual North Country Biker Get Away Weekend in June. Special Pricing! Don't miss this event!!! Reserve EARLY!! Arrive Friday and party on the beach with music and a bon-fire. Saturday starts with a continental breakfast, ride at noon, Pig Roast at the beach at 6 pm followed by a bon-fire and live entertainment. On Sunday there will be a continental breakfast, a "Bloody Mary" Boat Tour followed by a clam bake at the riverfront where there will also be bags and horshoes available. Booze runs are available throughout the weekend. Linens will be provided for all units for this event only. Call 315-686-5690 for details.Check out photos from the past North Country Biker Get Away Weekends


Motel Rooms with cable television:
Rooms accommodate 1 to 4 people and are equipped with air conditioning (motel rooms only) and refrigerator. Adjoining rooms and pack'n play are available upon request. We offer a 10% discount on a 7 night stay in our motel rooms.


All motel stays are subject to NYS Sales Tax of 8% and County Occupancy Tax of 3%.

Deposit of one nights rent required for all motel reservations of up to four nights. Longer than four nights requires a deposit of one-half of stay. Deposits are NOT refundable.

Housekeeping Cottages with satellite television:
Cottages come equipped with a full kitchen including dishes, utensils, glasses and pots and pans, a full bathroom, and a living room. Each bedroom has a double bed and all units have a futon; blankets and pillows are provided. All cottages have a patio with a picnic table and a bbq grill. You are responsible for the paper and soap products and the linens (Linens are also available for rent at our office).
(Please note that the housekeeping cottages do not have air conditioning and do not have cable television. If you are interested in these amenities we encourage you to ask about our motel rooms.)


Nightly stays are subject to NYS Sales tax of 8% and County Occupancy Tax of 3%.

Off-Season: May 1 - mid-June and post Labor day - mid-October

In-Season: mid-June - Labor Day

Deposit of one-half rent required for all housekeeping unit reservations. Deposits are NOT refundable.


Lanzís Motel welcomes guests with disabilities, including guests who use a service animal to assist them. Please advise us when making a reservation or checking in that you have a service animal, and tell us what work or task the animal has been trained to perform. Lanzís Motel will not charge any fee for guests who have a service animal. Please remember that a service animal is an animal that provides a service to a person with a disability. Animals that only provide emotional comfort, and do not perform a service, are not considered service animals. Service animals must be housebroken and must be maintained under control at all times during your stay at Lanzís Motel. The guest using the service animal is responsible for the animalís care and supervision.

$20.00 per day includes ramp use.
Seasonal rental is also available. Please inquire for rates.
We can accommodate boats up to 32' at the river docks. Our seasonal docks, located in the cove, can accommodate up to 24'.

Seasonal Campground:
Become a NEW seasonal RV customer. Are you worried about the high price of hauling your RV this year? Lanz's Campground is a beautiful place to park your RV for the season. One time hauling, one time set-up! And for the kids (and grown-ups) there's a pool, a beach, and fishing! We also have dockage available if you bring your boat. Call for details!***
Seasonal sites run from May 15 through September 30. We have open sites available for travel trailers, park models, and double wides. Rates vary depending on number of people in the family and size of camper (i.e. single or double wide). Please call or email for rate details.
We have Mobile Homes and Campers FOR SALE, set up on extended stay sites, most with immediate possession. Use of the pool, beach, playground, and picnic area are on site for your pleasure. Call for details.

We also have vacant sites available if you wish to bring your own trailer into our park.

Transient Campground-Leashed pets are allowed in campground only-SORRY NO ATTACK BREEDS OR MIXED ATTACK BREEDS ALLOWED:
Pull-through overflow sites are available. The overflow area has water and electric only. We do not provide a picnic table or a fire ring at the campsites. Restrooms and showers are available. Rates start at $30 per night for four people. Deposit of one nights rent required for all campsite reservations of up to four nights. Longer than four nights requires a deposit of one-half of stay. Deposits are NOT refundable. Everyone must sleep in the camper. NO TENTS! NO SLEEPING IN VEHICLES OR ON BOATS!

Check in is after 3 PM and check out is before 11AM
All reservations require a deposit and deposits are NOT refundable.

But...Don't take our word for's what our guests have had to say:

"Thank you for making our vacation wonderful. It's great to go somewhere where you feel at home and welcomed."-The Cook Family

"We found your cottages to be very cozy. We enjoyed our stay."-The Clapps Family

"You make our stay here great! THANKS!!"-The Frisbee's, Trudeau's and Friends

"Thank you for making our stay here enjoyable. The place is clean and the staff are wonderful."-M/M Rabino

CONVERTIBLE FOR SALE-1965 OLDS 98 runs excellent, 425 cu. in. rocket engine. Great condition. Solid car stored inside. Has never seen winters or salt. All original except carpet on floor and top which was new 2 years ago. Power top, windows, seat, steering and Brakes. Front bumper needs to be re-chromed. 21,000 miles. $14,000 obo. CALL: 315-686-5362. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS.

How to Contact Us:

40033 NYS Route 12
Clayton, New York 13624

Phone: (315) 686-5690