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Big Moose Inn

1510 Big Moose Road, Eagle Bay, NY 13331
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Ranked #1 of 2 Eagle Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for world class accomodations, you should probably avoid the Adirondacks altogether...that is not what this magnificent area is all about. Apparently some of the other reviewers of this hotel just don't get it. If however, you are looking for an Adirondack inn that will meet or exceed your reasonable expectations, then this is definitely the place... More

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Massapequa Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been staying at the Big Moose Inn for five summers. The Inn is pristine and the setting is amazing. The rooms are clean and comfy. You can lie in your bed and look at the lake and the mountains and watch the boats go by! The food is amazing and seems to get better and better every year;... More

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff was very helpful and pleasant to deal with. Food was excellent. Room needed a lot of updating. Overpriced for accommodations. We did enjoy ourselves despite the flaws. Its a historical Inn but its getting seedy. Its too nice a location for that to happen.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a groupon that I purchased for the room with credit for dinner in the restaurant. Definitely found the place to be lacking. What others said about dirty showers and smelly beds was true for us as well. I engaged the owners in email after my stay and was denied any kind of discount after I paid way more than... More

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Silkeborg, Arhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is situated right on the beautiful Big Moose Lake with great views which can be enjoyed form the lovely porch where you can get a drink or meal. The location is a few miles from the main road, so you will have to drive about half an hour to get to many of the activities in the area,... More

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Mark M, Owner at Big Moose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your visit to the Adirondacks. We appreciate your feedback and hope you will visit us again on your next visit to the area. We are aware of the Wi-Fi issues as of recent and we are working with the local phone company to improve our bandwidth. Please note that this area is still... More

Canyon Lake, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the BIg Moose Inn for my son's wedding reception. My daughter and I flew into Albany from Southern California and drove to Eagle Bay for the week end of June 28th. The drive to Eagle Bay was absolutely beautiful. I live in the desert and I simply forgot how green the countryside is, how clean the lakes... More

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Mark M, Owner at Big Moose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Big Moose Inn to be a part of your family's special occasion. We hope that the special memories will bring you back in the future. We wish the newlyweds a long and happy life together. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there on a Living Social deal in early May and it was really wonderful. unfortunately their restaurant was not opened mid week yet but we heard amazing things about it. The proprietors Mark and Sue were very friendly and helpful and gave us some right on recommendations for other places to eat in the area. The room was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've all heard a hundred times "location, location, location", but that phrase has never been more appropriate than with Big Moose Inn. While traveling back from Montreal, Canada, to our home in Nebraska, I looked for a quaint motel or lodge off of the beaten track, something that would be a welcome respite from our days of traveling the interstate... More

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Stayed two nights over St Patrick's Day weeeknd. Had not stayed overnight previously but had been to the tavern a few times on trips to the Old Forge/Inlet area. We had a lovely, clean room overlooking the lake with a comfy king size bed and nice Adirondack charm. Appreciated the nice toiletries, real glasses/coffee mugs (not plastic or styrofoam) and... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

During a recent trip to Old Forge, my wife and I had dinner, which is atypical since we usually only have drinks or at most appetizers. Suffice to say we were overwhelmed by the quality of the meal, as well as the service from our server Jake and the exceptional customer appreciation shown by the owner Mark. We go to... More

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Address: 1510 Big Moose Road, Eagle Bay, NY 13331
Location: United States > New York > Eagle Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Big Moose Inn is located on picturesque Big Moose Lake in the central Adirondacks. This peaceful and relaxing setting is a perfect summer getaway that allows you to feel at home without all of the extra stresses of your daily life. The Adirondack Mountains surrounding the Big Moose Inn offer great summer fun, especially on it’s bountiful lakes mid-summer. After a day of hiking, horseback riding, boating or Adirondack fishing, kick off your boots and sit by the Big Moose Inn fireplace or wood stove and enjoy the ambiance, the food, the ale and our Adirondack lake country inn. During the warm summer months you can cap off your day by relaxing on the porch in one of our rocking chairs. After the sun has set you can mingle with the other guests next to our bonfire and listen for the sounds of the loons on the lake. The Big Moose Inn offers free use of our canoes, kayaks and paddle boats to all of our overnight guests. If a game of checkers is more your speed, why not enjoy them on our floating gazebo dock, one of three docks the Big Moose Inn offers our guests. ... more   less 
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