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IHG Army Hotel-Fort Drum
Fort Drum Inn
4205 Po Valley Road
Building P-4205
Fort Drum, NY 13602

Phone 315-773-7777 / 1-877-711-8326

Open 24 hours a day

Temporary Lodging Facilities

Temporary lodging on Fort Drum is privatized and managed by Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). Newly arriving Soldiers and Families may choose to stay in on-post or off-post temporary lodging facilities. A Statement of Non-Availability is no longer needed to stay at an off-post lodging facility. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis and should be made as far in advance as possible by visiting the IHG Army Hotels website or calling 1-877-771-8326 or (315)773-7777.

A limited number of rooms are available for your pet to stay with you. It is strongly recommended that you make pet boarding arrangements prior to arrival if needed. See the Household Goods - Shipping Pets narrative for a list of pet boarding facilities.

Location

Temporary Lodging on Fort Drum is located at P-4205 Po Valley Road.

Mail Delivery

Do not have your mail sent to your temporary lodging facility! Your stay is temporary and your mail will not reach you. En route mail should be addressed to the Soldier as follows:

Rank First name Last name
c/o OMDC-Pending Gain
10720 Mt. Belvedere Blvd.
Fort Drum, NY 13602

It is strongly recommended that all personnel obtain a post office box prior to arrival so you have a place to send mail to in order to ensure the least interruption to your mail delivery. Visit the United States Postal Service website for information on P.O. Box rental. Fort Drum Post Office 315-772-5220; Watertown Post Office 315-786-5900. Remember to submit a change of address to those you receive mail from and to the post office in order to minimize the disruption to your mail delivery.

Amenities and Features

111 rooms equipped with microwaves, coffee makers, refrigerators, telephones with free local calls, in-room Internet access and cable television. Features include a laundry area, business center, outside playground.

Check-in time is after 4:00 p.m. unless reservations are secured prior to check-in with a credit card. Check out time is 11 a.m. A later checkout may be coordinated with front desk personnel or the housekeeping manager on a case-by-case basis to avoid any inconvenience to arriving guests or additional charges to the departing guest. Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express are accepted. All bills are expected to be paid in full upon check out.

The Fort Drum fire department prohibits personal cooking appliances in rooms, but a complimentary continental breakfast is available just off the Fort Drum Inn's main lobby from 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Monday - Friday; and 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Snacks, microwave foods and soft drinks are also sold at the front desk.

Housekeeping services are provided on a daily basis. Linen and personal guest amenities may be obtained at the front desk.

Money, jewels and other valuables must be deposited in the temporary lodging facility safe; otherwise the temporary lodging facility assumes no responsibility.

The temporary lodging staff is dedicated to quality and customer service. They can recommend restaurants, provide directions, and answer questions about the area. Additional information ranging from school bus schedules, clubs, transient-dining facilities and area maps are available from the concierge or the front desk. Adults must accompany children under the age of 12 when in the facility.

Eligibility/Orders

Reservations are on a first come, first served basis for all travelers regardless of travel status. 

Reservations and Availability

PCS reservations should be made as far in advance as possible by visiting the IHG Army Hotels website or calling 1-877-771-8326 or (315)773-7777.

Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE)

Newly arriving Soldiers and Families may choose to stay in on-post or off-post temporary lodging facilities. A Statement of Non-Availability is no longer needed to stay at an off-post lodging facility. Effective 1 Jan 2013, maximum payment for TLE for Fort Drum is 10 days.  Remember that TLE is reimbursed, so you must plan and budget accordingly. You must provide lodging receipts in order to be reimbursed. When member/dependent(s) stay with friends/relatives, lodging cost is not authorized but the TLE meal portion is payable. 

Maximum length of stay

There are no limitations on length of stay.

Costs

Current room rate is $84.00 per night for those on official travel and $99.00 for those on unofficial travel regardless of rank. Pets are authorized in a very limited number of rooms and are limited to two dogs or cats. A nonrefundable pet deposit of $75.00 is charged for the first five nights and $7.00 for each night after the first five.

Pets

Pets are authorized in a very limited number of rooms at the on-post temporary lodging facility and are limited to two dogs or cats. The maximum weight of each pet is 80 pounds. For guest convenience, lists of local off-post kennels and veterinary services are available at the Concierge or front desk. When making your room reservations be sure to let them know you have a pet and would like information about kennels in the local area. A list of local kennels is also available in the Household Goods - Shipping Pets narrative.

Special Needs

There are five handicap accessible rooms. If you have a need for a handicap accessible unit, please be sure to specify so when you call for your reservation.

Dining Facilities

Dining Facilities are an affordable and appetizing option for meals while in transition. You will find that Fort Drum’s dining facilities have a vast variety of food choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Not every dining facility serves each meal time and their hours of operation vary. Dining Facilities are open to Soldiers, Families and Civilians working on Fort Drum. Soldiers and Families in the rank of E-4 and below pay a reduced rate for meals. Contact the front desk or concierge for information on dining facility schedules and locations.

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