Dropping your kid off at Clarkson University? Hotels-Rates will guide you to the optimal hotel in Potsdam, NY. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on amenities, convenience to surrounding locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 3 hotels in Potsdam within 5 miles of Clarkson University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $130.5. We also found 1 hotels in Potsdam within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $130.5.