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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

430 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
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The Balsam Motel & Cottages
Ranked #10 of 88 hotels in Lake George
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a clean comfortable place to stay after a fun day enjoying all Lake George has to offer. At night I was able to truly enjoy the bars and restaurants because you can walk to many of them from The Balsam. Coming home, my walking skills, not so good, ended up taking a quaint trolly. A lot of fun,... More

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Croghan, NY
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25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed at this motel during Americade (motorcycle rally) and Lake George was packed. We were fortunate to be able to make a reservation for a cottage for Saturday night only (as most places told us they had nothing, but were in actually holding back rooms, as we discovered when we arrived). A cottage was all that was available, and... More

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Torrington, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here after the motel we stayed at for years over booked and we lost our reservation and they were good enough to find us a place and stated they would get us back next year. Well after staying here we didn't want to go back. Like the sign says in the office come as customers and go away... More

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Torrington, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Balsam Motel is the perfect place for families to get away. It's location is perfect to the village. Cars, motorcycles can be left there while you visit the village for place to eat and shop and all within walking distance. Owners are friendly and welcome their guests with a smile. They will go out of their way to ensure... More

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River Edge, NJ
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The Balsam Motel is family-owned for many years and provides a warm, friendly, and homelike feeling for all its guests. We recently stayed again with our family and enjoyed the time there very much. The rooms were bright, clean, with comfortable beds and pillows, air conditioned, and especially enjoyed the chairs outside our rooms to read and enjoy the beautiful... More

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River Edge, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The Balsam Motel, on Canada Street located in Lake George, NY, is an attractive place to stay while visiting the area. Its location is set back from the hustle and bustle of the town and the rooms are comfortable and clean. Your car can stay parked the entire visit because restaurants, the lake, and activities in town are within walking... More

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Bethel, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

this was a "getaway" trip for us this time, and again George and Suzanne were as gracious as our many times before. don't think of going anyplace else. this was about our 12th stay here and we are in walking distance of all lake George activities, we have a view of the lake, the public beach is 500 feet away!... More

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Troy, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Balsam Motel is one of our favorite places to stay every summer! The motel is always clean, quiet and only a short walk to the village and restaurants. The owners are extremely accommodating and treat you like a family member. We have been staying at the Balsam Motel for many years and look forward to many more to come!... More

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Yonkers, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had a wonderful time .You has been the best place to stay. Balsam Motel recommended it because a clean , quiet and the owners are friendly If you need anything, information or just wnat to have a nice talk George and his wife are there for you. The Cottage are beautiful. Located about 1 minute walk from the lake... More

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Donnacona, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

What can I say, first word that comes to mind is "friendly". When you arrive the owner "George" greets you and takes time to bring you to your lodge and go around it with you. If you need anything, information or just wnat to have a nice talk George and his wife are there for you. The lodges are nor... More

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Additional Information about The Balsam Motel & Cottages

Address: 430 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
Location: United States > New York > Lake George
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel Lake George
The Balsam Motel And Cottages
Balsam Hotel Lake George
The Balsam Hotel

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#3 Best Value Hotel in Lake George #21 Family Hotel in Lake George
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balsam Motel is a family run motel. Whether you choose the privacy of our own cottage or one of our motel rooms, our Lake George Village location gives you easy access to shops and attractions. Our secluded wooded setting is the perfect place to unwind and have a barbeque. We strive to offer you the best and friendliest accommodations. ... more   less 
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